The guide to Malmö's best hotels
Updated 25 May 2020
The information in this guide may be affected by covid-19.
Whether you're just passing through the city or you live in Malmö and are planning a spoiling staycation, a night or two in a really great hotel is always a good idea. Malmö has masses of fantastic hotels boasting first-class facilities and central locations close to the city's squares, restaurants and cultural spots. We also list a couple of budget options at the end of the guide which offer good quality at more wallet-friendly prices. Follow our guide to Malmö's best hotels.
Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmö LiveDag Hammarskjölds torg 2
Modern and central
With a prime position just a stone's throw from Malmö Central station and the city's shopping and entertainment districts, this hotel is an obvious meeting place. The hotel has views over Malmö's beach, Ribersborg, and has 444 modern rooms. Book the Zlatan suite or the Superior suite on the 23rd floor for an extra dose of luxury. The hotel also includes Marcus Samuelsson's restaurant concepts Eatery Social Taqueria and Kitchen & Table.
MJ'sMäster Johansgatan 13
One of Malmö's most popular hotel and meeting places among locals and visitors alike is a perfect option if you're looking for a big-city, cosmopolitan vibe for your stay. Alternate hanging out in your stylish room with hanging out in the stylish bar and enjoy the killer breakfast served in the gorgeously leafy dining room. The hotel restaurant serves creative food in season.
Mayfair Hotel TunnelnAdelgatan 4
100 years on the clock
The award-winning Mayfair Hotel Tunneln boasts more than a century's worth of experience in the hotel branch, resulting in interiors that ooze history and service that will put a smile on your face. Get your day off to a classy start with a breakfast buffet served in cellar vaults that have been in use since the beginning of the 14th century.
Elite Hotel SavoyNorra Vallgatan 62
Historic hotel for business and pleasure
Elite Savoy Hotel is one of Sweden's oldest hotels and it houses more than 100 rooms and suites that have been regularly freshened up over the years to maintain a modern standard. But you'll still find gorgeous old chandeliers hanging from the ceiling around the hotel, including the function room floor which has rooms and spaces for conferences as well as weddings and banquets. Food-wise, you'll find both the Savoy Grill and The Bishops Arms on site.
Elite Plaza Hotel MalmöGustav Adolfs torg 49
Sunny side up
Wake up on the sunny side at the Elite Plaza Hotel, which since 2010 has been housed in one of the classic buildings on Gustav Adolfs Torg. The interiors are very modern, with the reception, lobby and dining room designed by architect Thomas Sandell, along with stylish, spacious bedrooms. The hotel's location right in the heart of town makes it perfect for anyone interested in shopping and other city-centre activities.
Park Inn MalmöSjömansgatan 2, Västra hamnområdet
On a clear day there are unbeatable views of the Öresund bridge and Copenhagen in the distance from several rooms and the gym at the Park Inn. Modern bedrooms, hi-tech conference rooms, gym, restaurant and bar are all gathered in the same light, airy premises. As well as being a wonderful place to hang out next to the waterfront in the summer, there are also several great design stores and restaurants nearby.
The More HotelNorra Skolgatan 24
Comfortable studio apartments in hip Möllan
These days, the former Mazetti chocolate factory houses a cornucopia of delights, among them The More Hotel. Just a short walk from uber-hip Möllan, you can rent a comfortable studio apartment here for a short or long stay. There are separate areas for the kitchenette, living room, bedroom and bathrooms in all the apartments but the loft apartment has a few extra-special touches such as exposed wooden beams and skylights.
Clarion TemperanceEngelbrektsgatan 16
British colonial style in medieval area
If you're a fan of cobbled streets and the older parts of town you'll feel right at home here. The Clarion Temperance is just one of the many attractions of Gamla Väster, quite possibly Malmö's most charming part of town. Sleep in simple rooms with creature comforts including desks, showers and toilets, along with high ceilings and plenty of nautral lights. Decor is inspired by the African savannah and British colonial style.
First Hotel Jörgen KockJörgen Kocksgatan 3
Ideal for travellers
Just a few steps from Malmö's central railway station, this hotel is a handy spot to lay your head after a long flight or train journey. Check into one of the large, clean rooms and recharge your batteries before heading out for a walk around the city centre or Västra Hamnen.
Scandic Malmö CityKaptensgatan 1
Family-friendly close to the canal
The Scandic hotel chain has a number of stylish, spacious and strategically-placed hotels around the city. The Scandic Malmö City is situated right by the canal and it has a number of large hotel rooms perfect for the whole family. Decor is simple and light with blonde wood accents and rooms have plenty of chairs, tables and comfortable armchairs.
Scandic TriangelnTriangeln 2
Trendy with a great location
This Scandic occupies a prime location next to the Triangeln shopping centre and has a more modern, hip profile with gorgeous accent colours in the bedrooms and a popular hotel bar on the ground floor. Scandic Triangeln has 20 floors, which means great views from many of the rooms. It's also just a stone's throw from the Öresund train which takes you to Copenhagen in 20 minutes.
Best Western Plus Hotel Noble HousePer Weijersgatan 6
A touch of Hollywood
This entire hotel is full of cinematic elements, from the decor to their own cinema screening room. Good food is another recurring theme; as well as a substantial breakfast buffet and a top-notch in-house restaurant, the hotel is also close to some of the city's best restaurants. Digest your food in the sauna, mini-gym or relaxing in one of the light, airy bedrooms.
Radisson Blu MalmöÖstergatan 10
Light and airy next to Caroli City
The eye-catching mirrored building right next to Caroli City shopping centre is home to the hyper-modern Radisson Blu Hotel. The hotel contains some 25 conference rooms, 229 spacious hotel rooms and a fully-equipped gym that will have fitness fans jumping for joy. Choose a simple standard room or luxe it up with a suite; either way you can count on great service, fast WiFi and a serious breakfast.
Comfort Hotel MalmöCarlsgatan 10C
The city's largest hotel
You can test out their claim that it's 128 steps from Malmö Central station yourself, but there's no doubt that the Comfort Hotel is extremely centrally located. As well as the Plectrum Bar & Restaurant and a great gym, there's also room for 293 modern hotel rooms. The hotel was recently renovated and you're guaranteed a comfortable stay complete with breakfast, Wifi and satellite TV.
Moment HotelNorra Vallgatan 54
Compact and no-frills
You won't find any conference facilities or restaurants at the Moment Hotel, but its central location close to the city's lively nightlife and restaurant scene makes it an attractive option for a few nights' rest. The rooms are on the smaller side but well-designed and functional and the room rate includes a simple breakfast and use of a bicycle - the best way to discover Malmö.
Strand HotellStrandgatan 50
Budget by the sea
This friendly hotel takes up two floors of a skyscraper in Limhamn and it boasts sea views from the outskirts of the city. It's a quiet, peaceful part of town but still easy to get into the city centre, as well as being just a stone's throw from the Öresund bridge to Copenhagen. Rooms are clean and simple and the price includes a great breakfast buffet and free parking.