Stay in a floating hotel - the first one in Sweden

Stay in a floating hotel - the first one in Sweden

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Salt & Sill Floating Hotel

Salt & Sill is proud of owning Sweden's first floating hotel.

The Hotel Salt & Sill is set on the scenic Bohuslän coast of Sweden on the enchanting island of Klädesholmen which is located on the south west side of beautiful Tjörn island. Situated just 70 kilometers from Gothenburg, Klädesholmen is one of Sweden’s West Coast gems.

Spectacular granite rocks and traditional Bohuslän landscape forms a magnificent backdrop for Salt & Sill where you can enjoy Swedish cuisine at its finest. As Salt & Sill is Sweden's first and only floating hotel, this gives our guests a unique experience to enjoy direct access to the fresh waters of the Skagerrak.

Sweden´s first floating hotel

Salt & Sill boasts Sweden's first floating hotel. It offers visitors a tranquil environment with guaranteed sea views of the Bohuslän outer archipelago. The hotel consists of six two-storey buildings that have been built on floating concrete pontoons.

The decor in the rooms is characterised by the modern Scandinavian simplicity with functional furnishings and unique details. Some rooms on the lower level have their own pool ladder straight into the sea water. The roof terrace of the hotel provides a refreshing experience with a breathtaking view over the archipelago. Here you can enjoy the sun and relax. Moored at the hotel is Salt & Sills sauna boat, SS / Silla, with sauna and relaxation room. Located adjacent to the hotel is a boathouse with lounge and food studio and in the main building, Salt & Sills signature restaurant.

Special features

Salt & Sill's unique location offers its own distinct style amid stunning views of the sea. Sweden's first floating hotel. The friendly atmosphere of the fishing community, Klädesholmen, with its quaint alleyways and picturesque views of the Swedish Bohuslän coast provide an enjoyable experience. Salt & Sill’s internationally recognised seafood restaurant, where our chefs prepare gourmet cuisine with style and skill, unique to the Bohuslän coast. One of our signature dishes consists of a herring board and schnapps.


In the Salt & Sill's boathouse, there is a food studio for cooking classes and food and wine tastings. Salt &Sill has the world's fastest sauna catamaran and can be used for a relaxing time at the dock or a tour around the island revealing many beautiful places that cannot be seen from the coast. Promenades allow guests to enjoy lovely views throughout the island of Klädesholmen. Arranged fishing trips such as lobster fishing or sea fishing start from the dock at Salt & Sill. The Nordic Watercolor Museum and Pilane sculpture park are located close by.

Kitchen description

Salt & Sill’s restaurant offers the perfect setting. The view overlooking the ocean provides an almost surreal proximity to the sea. Here you can enjoy seafood and the speciality of "herring board" which contributed greatly to the restaurant's international acclaim. The Menu is characterised by the local producers, here combining the best seasonal ingredients and what the sea has to offer for the day. Our chefs have a lot of freedom to use their creativity and expertise to create daily dining, the quintessential Swedish experience for our guests. Salt & Sill offers authentic food, which accounts for both the Swedish tradition and innovation. Salt & Sill is assigned reviews "Worth a trip" and "White Heart" by White Guide and Quality Award and also the quality Award "West Swedish taste" of the West Swedish Tourist Board.

Worth seeing

The island Klädesholmen, first occupied in the 1200s by fisherman and their families, loved by many for its unique, dense settlements of smaller wooden houses and narrow lanes. The seafood industry dating back to 1595 is still active today, with traditions of marinating and preserving fish and shellfish from the cold, fresh waters of the northeast Atlantic. Pilane with stone circles from the Bronze Age and magnificent sculptures on display in the summer. The Nordic Watercolour Museum in Skärhamn. Boat tours departing from Salt & Sill’s dock for sightseeing tours of the Bohuslän outer archipelago.

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471 51 Klädesholmen, Bohuslän
Gothenburg, West Sweden
+46 304 673480
Salt & Sill Floating Hotel

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  • Lattitude: 57.950079
  • Longitude: 11.549580


Generel Facilities
  • Outdoor service
  • Wireless internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Spa
Type of Accomodation
  • Special Hotel
  • Bycycle rental
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Distance to
  • Gothenburg 70 km