Quality Hotel Vanersborg
Vanersborg, 462 40
Phone: (46) 521 57 57 20
Fax: (46) 521 609 23
Inaugurated in 2006, Allum is a vast shopping mall very popular among locals as well as tourists. The literal translation of its name is 'For All' and indeed it stands up to its name. From electronic stores, supermarkets, home decor shops, health and wellness boutiques to clothing stores for men, women and children, everything can be found under Allum's gigantic roof. And if you get exhausted after all the shopping, ecletic mix of restaurants are at your disposal here. A bus station is located inside the shopping center, proving that convenience is an integral part of Allum's image. The shopping center makes a perfect destination for a perfect day with friends and family.
The gigantic stables at the old Kviberg barracks no longer house any horses. Instead there is a market, the place to be if you want to forget for a while that you are in rainy, windy Gothenburg. At Kviberg Marknad all kinds of people from all over the world converge, and you can buy absolutely anything, from antiques to garden gnomes. Kviberg Marknad is open every weekend. To get there, take trams 6 or 7 to Kviberg and then just follow the rest of the people.
If you love flowers, then this is the place to be. Blomsterlandet Göteborg, Backaplan is a part of the Blomsterlandet chain who keep a wide variety of local blooms as well as exotic ones. They have a flower for every occasion. They also keep plants as per season, herbs and houseplants. Ask their expert staff for guidance and you will be advised to how to take care of your plants. If you don't which is a good flower or bouquet to send for an occasion, they will assist you in that as well. The prices are very reasonable too.
Biltema Göteborg is a huge store on Östra Magårdsvägen. It is a nice spot to go for auto parts, hardware and household tools. They have an impressive range of these equipments that will make you happy. Walk through the aisles of display and even if you aren't buying, you will come out more knowledgeable than before.
Ski & Run is one of the places in town to shop for cross country skiing and running gears. They have a wide variety of roller skates, boots, hats, gloves, accessories and apparels that will make your sporting an enjoyable outing. If you are flummoxed, then their helpful and knowledgeable staff will guide you to the right choice.
An unique stationery store, Scrapbook Etc. is dedicated towards assisting scarpbook lovers with beautiful themed papers, decorating items and regular supplies like pens, colors etc. This is a lovely store to explore, especially with kids. You can find a lot of articles for school use here but the focus is mainly on scrapbooks. At Scarpbook Etc, you can also take a few courses to learn the art of making scrapbooks, their teachers are highly trained and knowledgeable, and they are always happy to answer your queries. It is very rare that one picks up a new hobby on a vacation, Gothenburg's Scrapbook Etc. gives you that opportunity.
Willys Hemma Gothenburg Kvilletorget is a part of the Willys Hemma chain. You can stock up your grocery at discounted rates from this supermarket. Walk through their aisles of fresh produce, veggies, fruits, snacks, meat, pulses and more. You can be assured of the quality of the products sold at this store.
Holmens Herrekipering offers top-quality men's wear in an aesthetically designed space. It stocks an extensive collection of formal and casual shirts, blazers and other clothing items. Apart from fashionable apparel, you can also shop for trendy hats, perfumes and shoes. The boutique also offers tailoring services if required. Find top labels including Ralph Lauren, Gant, Armani and Hugo Boss at Holmens Herrekipering.
Cederleufs & Svenheimers is a bright and spacious cafe situated in the Stampen area, a short walk from the Svingeln tram stop. The popular cafe is a nice place to stop by for a loaf of traditional-style bread or a delicious flaky pastry. Choose from their mouth-watering display of freshly baked goods. You can also enjoy a hot meal like a pasta or a light salad at the cafe. A delightful array of treats are spread out before you from the Salted Caramel Cake, Imperial Crown pastry, Apple and Cinnamon wreath, Wiener cake, Chiabrod, Snoddas and more. Their specialty breads and buns are well known across the city for their freshness and quality. Special order cakes are also available on request with designs, photo prints and more. For details, contact the bakery.
Coop Konsum Friggagatan is a well stocked local grocery store. This local Swedish chain has more than 700 outlets across the country and stocks both major brands and their own in-store brands at reasonable prices. Whether your looking for daily provisions, organic food or health food, Coop Konsum Friggagatan has a good selection of products to choose from. From fresh produce, cold cuts, cheeses, meats, seafood, pasta and staples; the store has enough to stock up your pantry. The deli counter is a good option if you want a quick bite in a hurry, or something to take home for a meal. for details on the outlet and in-store offers, visit the website.
This branch of the Wettergrens chain is in the east wing of the Nordstan shopping center, claimed by the locals to be the largest shopping center in Scandinavia. The Wettergrens Nordstan bookshop has an impressive amount of books in stock. Most topics are covered, including computing books and data materials as well as office equipment.
Papeterie shops are chock-full of cute paper things that inspire you to do more in arts and craft. These shops stock on paper products, mainly from United Kingdom and United States of America, expect a several prettily decorated notebooks, boxes, greeting cards, paper napkins and lots more. They also have a good selection of scented candles and toys for kids. One of their Gothenburg outlets is located in Nordstaden on Lilla Klädpressaregatan. Open all week, Papeterie is a great place to shop for pretty and creative presents.