Näsby Castle

Täby, Sweden

Näsby estate belonged to Uppsala archbishop in 1300s and in 1520s it was donated to Kristina Nilsdotter (Gyllenstierna). In 1571 it was acquired by Gustav Axelsson Baner. Originally built in the 1660s and designed by Nicodemus Tessin the Elder, the current Näsby Castle is located in the picturesque and natural setting of Näsbyviken. The castle was burned to the ground in 1897, but was rebuilt according to the original design on the initiative of Carl Robert Lamm and Dora Lamm who moved into the castle in 1905. Parts of the old castle garden still exist and are well preserved. Today Näsby is a conference center with a hotel and restaurant.

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Founded: 1660s
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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4.2/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Fredrik Heyman (6 months ago)
Great place for a conference, lunch was good, bit noisy though, wifi in our conference room was a bit slow, dinner was fine, bir small portions, nice to walk around after lunch great for morning run along the water. Room was OK Breakfast was great
Lorna (7 months ago)
Fantastic place, absolutely stunning reception restaurant and bar, really great breakfast, funky vibe and beautiful grounds. Super helpful staff, clean rooms and generally a really good find. Highly recommend this hotel
Liliana Amaya (7 months ago)
I don't usually write reviews, but this time, I feel upset for not being able to book accommodations for my 30+ guests for my destination wedding at Näsby Slott. The service has been terrible. I've been trying for over a month to contact the hotel to book a group stay for our wedding, but I haven't received any responses. It seems they have a young person, handling major reservations. She may be nice, but she proved to be utterly ineffective. Unfortunately, we were never able to book the package of 20 rooms that was quoted for us. The quotation was very unprofessional and unclear, so we had to seek clarification before giving a 10% deposit. However, the conversation ended at that point. She never replied to my five calls and messages, and I sent four follow-up emails. I need to send out my invitations as soon as possible, and I can't continue waiting for her response. This situation also makes me wonder: if the hotel can't handle a group reservation, how will they manage once we arrive? Terrible service.
Paul Blomdahl (8 months ago)
This place have great potential but doesn’t live up to the high standards the website tries to portray. Far from it. The location could’ve been beautiful were it not for the cluster of cookie cutter apartment buildings right next to the hotel. The rooms are small yet somewhat charming. The beds are very soft and also small. The bigger newly renovated rooms are far from the actual castle and don’t be fooled when they say they’re in the wing. The wing is actually an ugly accessory building 500m across the parking lot. It also shares space with a preschool. Cocktails were good but they have a limited selection. The dinner options were limited but the food was ok. Staff were friendly but quite overwhelmed and understaffed. The lobby is frequently unstaffed if there’s an event going on at the castle. Cannot imagine we’re coming back here.
Carl Niclas (13 months ago)
This conference venue is an old castle/mansion that's beautifully situated by a lake. The beauty is somewhat marred by scores of modern buildings built in every direction, though. The venue itself provides a great conference experience, if a bit crowded at times.
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