What is happening at the hotel and in Gothenburg?

Vanilla fruits

Here we present current offers at the hotel as well as various kinds of activities and events that are happening in Gothenburg!

Gothenburg, is Sweden´s second largest city with more than 600.000 inhabitants.

This city is often compared to San Francisco, with similarities such as the tram system, the bridges, the water and the fish restaurants.

Situated right in the center of Gothenburg and very close to the train station, Hotel Vanilla can offer the great city attractions, shopping and restaurants at a walking distance. You are not far away from the exhibition halls of Svenska Mässan, stadion Ullevi, Scandinavium, Amusement park Liseberg, the main shopping streak of Avenyn, NK, Opera House and north Europes largest shopping mall Nordstan.The closest airport, Landvetter, is only 26 kilometer away. Available by airport coaches flygbussarna, that depart from Nils Ericson Terminal every 20 minutes. The traditional boat tour Paddanbåtarna will show of beautiful Gothenburg from the water.


Way Out West is one of the best music festivals in Europe. The central location makes it easy to combine concerts in the Slottsskogen city park with the club gigs at Stay Out West.
In addition to world class artists, the environmental pesrpective is always close to the festival's heart.
Way Out West monthly ticket offer!
On the first day of the month, every month, a limited number of weekend tickets will go on sale for a reduced price. The price will increase by 100 SEK every month, so the earlier you buy your ticket the cheaper till will be!

The confirmed artists will be presented continously at:



The now 42-year-old tournament is a meeting place for the world's children and young people regardless of religion, skin colour, sexual preferences, culture or nationality. With football as the common denominator, Gothias Cup wants to create meetings; Meetings that provide knowledge and leads to development on and off the pitch. Boys and girls aged 11-18 years will meet in matches and meet in their accommodation facilities in four municipalities.
Gothia Cup is a great event both of the visitors and the local population. Be part of the football fest where most of it is completely free of charge.
Location: 100 playing fields in Gothenburg, Mölndal and Kungsbacka.
Main Center: Heden   
Events during Gothia Cup with entrance fee:
Opening Ceremony: Nya Ullevi, Monday July 18th, tickets orderd by Ticnet

Finals: Gamla Ullevi, Friday July 22nd and Saturday July 23rd, ticket sales in Heden 17-23 July.


Partille Cup is the world's largest handball tournament and has been held every year since 1970. In our 45-year history the tournament has become the largest, but also the most important international youth event for handball. In 2015 Partille Cup had 21.500 participants who represented 1.000 teams and 44 countries. In total Gothenburg has welcomed more than 400.000 players and coaches from 90 different countries.
The matches are played at Heden, Valhalla, Kviberg and Skatås.
All matches are free except the finals which are played on July 9 at Heden. Tickets can be purchased at Heden Center, in the information.
Experience a World of Handball this summer!


On Saturdays during the summer there will be a wide range of food available at Götaplatsen as well as live musical entertainment from artists from the local area.

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band

First it was one concert, then two, and because of the incredibly high interest in Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band, he also makes a third concert at Ullevi stadium in Gothenburg this summer - on Saturday, July 23!