Salt & Sill

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Many Types of Herring
Many Types of Herring
Many Types of Herring
Many Types of Herring
Float and Sleep in Sweden
Many Types of Herring
Many Types of Herring
Many Types of Herring
Many Types of Herring
Float and Sleep in Sweden
Many Types of Herring
Pickled herring is a Swedish speciality, and the best comes from Klädesholmen, where Salt & Sill follows up on the tradition by serving pickled herring in all kinds of ways. Don’t miss their classic six servings of pickled herring on a plank, served in the traditional style with fresh potatoes and sour cream. Another best bet is the catch of the day. The restaurant has a lovely setting by the sea and an outdoor deck, and if you really want to enjoy the scenery you can check into the "boatel" hotel next door, complete with a floating sauna.
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Float and Sleep in Sweden
Much of Sweden’s national consciousness is tied to the sea, as well it should be. As a country that counts Vikings, fishermen and sailors in its family trees, the sea and its bounty is a constant companion no matter where you travel throughout the nation. That’s why I was surprised when I checked into the Salt & Sill hotel; not that it was a floating hotel, but that it was the first in Sweden.

Located on the quiet island known as Herring Island, the Salt & Sill isn’t a boat, but truly a floating hotel. Built in 2008, the hotel features a few dozen rooms on giant floating platforms, permanently moored to the dock. Walking into the rooms though, the hotel feels more like a ship. The rooms are comfortable but about the size of a cruise ship berth and the fact that everything is nailed down completes that perception.
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Klädesholmen, 471 51 Tjörn, Sweden
+46 304 67 34 80