Yxtaholm Castle

Flen, Sweden

The first written record of Yxtaholm dates from 1329. The current castle was built by Gustaf Nils Clodt in 1752. Today Yxtaholm is a modern hotel, restaurant and conference centre.

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55, Flen, Sweden
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Details

Founded: 1752
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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yxtaholmsslott.se

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3.8/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Henrik Karell (11 months ago)
Don't go here. The owner is Wonna I de Jong, a notorious landlord who also deals in drugs according to Aftonbladet. Why favor someone like that?
Roland Stucki (2 years ago)
Sad to see how yxtaholm fell into disrepair after de Jong acquired the place, deplorable
Gunilla Palmér (2 years ago)
So wonderfully nicely renovated, lovely surroundings with the possibility of walking, swimming and horse riding with the "Prince's Arabs". Hope that the castle will soon be used in some way, there are so many opportunities to create business here.
Mats Hägglund (8 years ago)
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Tiago Rôxo (8 years ago)
I have spent a couple of weeks in this hotel and was really peaceful and relaxing, all the waiters were really kind and also the hotel restaurant has really good food.
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