Görväln House

Järfälla, Sweden

Görväln House is documented from the 1460s when it was owned by the Archdiocese of Uppsala. After the Protestant Reformation in 1520, Görväln became a kronohemman, owned by King Johan III until 1571, when Johan III gave it away to the nobleman Antonius de Palma and his family. Between 1605–1661 Görväln was owned by the Swedish noble family Bjelke. During the Bjelke era the main building was lower on the connector than today. During Adolph John I's years as owner, a new main building was built.

Today Görväln House is used as a hotel and restaurant.

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Founded: 17th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Whooomz Oilo (8 months ago)
Great location no matter the season. Rooms are awesome but expensive 2500+ SEK. Service is really professional but I would've liked more detailed info about my weekend package. 4 course dinner was really good and the breakfast as well. Plenty to choose from. Room had a safe where I could fit my laptop and I was surprised to find a steamer for my wrinkly clothes :). Overall it's a great place to stay for a day or two!
Alana Gordon (8 months ago)
This went very quickly from a local favorite to ‘never again’. The food took almost an hour to arrive and once it did (after having to follow it up) the meat was unhygienically raw and the expensive salad was literally just lettuce. When we gave constructive feedback the staff were not at all service minded and never came back to us with an apology or response. An expensive bad experience (food and service) which is a shame as the locale is very nice.
Emanuel Alvarez (10 months ago)
Went there for lunch on the national day June 6th. We ordered food and waited and waited and waited. Finally the waiter comes by our table to tell us that they are out of pizza dough (around 1 PM!). I won’t come here again after this experience.
Per Holst Florin (12 months ago)
Great location and beautifully decorated rooms all through. The problem begins with cleaning (bathroom waste basket not emptied), an overall slow and inexperienced service and food that did not meet my expectations. Got the feeling that they were short on staff or just inexperienced and not sure what went on in the kitchen. The dining area is quite small but they managed to add extra tables with hard wooden chairs not the same as the rest, not a good idea and very uncomfortable. The place has great potential but they have to rethink a few things and perform much better.
Sean Delaere (12 months ago)
A charming place with an old world setting and modern finishes. Beautiful setting on Lake Mälaren with a Nature Conservation area adjacent. Fabulous ‘Dinner packages’ with selected holiday stays - certainly a place for couples to escape the everyday and experience the best of Swedish ‘Cuisine Nouvelle’.
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