Practical information A-Z
Since November 2003, Gothia Towers and the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre have been certified with category 1 for “Accessibility without assistance” as per the Nordic Council on Disability Policy’s ‘Tourism for all’ programme. Gothia Towers has six rooms for disabled, located on the fourth floor of the West Tower. The rooms are designed for wheelchair users, with extra space in the hall and bedroom for better accessibility. The bathrooms have a shower, wheelchair-accessible toilet and sink. A shower chair can be delivered to the room on request.
We’re happy to assist you with booking tickets for the entertainment and cultural events in the area. Contact our Events department on 031-750 88 52, email@example.com.
For more information on what’s on in Gothenburg, see www.goteborg.com
For the airport bus to Landvetter Airport, the stop is at Korsvägen outside the hotel. Timetable in the conference reception. One-way trip costs about SEK 99 and takes about 20 minutes. The airport bus to Göteborg City Airport departs from Nils Ericssonsplatsen, by the Central Station.
Next to the reception is a room where hotel guests can store their baggage.
The closest bank is on Kungsportsavenyn (The Avenue). For foreign exchange we recommend Forex, also on The Avenue. At Mässans gata 16 there is an online bank (SEB Bank) and ATMs.
At the conference reception there are two mini-offices, each with computer, printer and internet connection, for hotel and conference guests.
Check-in is from 15.00.
Check-out time is 11.00.
A meeting for 2 people? or 214? Or 1,503? With 50 conference venues including a magnificent exhibition centre, at Gothia Towers and the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre we have inspirational spaces for groups of almost any size.
If you wish to exercise, the City Gym and Valhalla swimming centre are situated about 200 meters from the hotel. Tickets at a reduced price can be bought at the front desk.
Foreign currency exchange. Open Mon-Fri 09.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-16.00. Kungsportsavenyn 22.
The trip from the hotel lobby up to the restaurant Heaven 23 takes 30 seconds in the glass lift. It’s in the West Tower and it also stops on floors 18-22.
If you need assistance with a health-related issue or want to know whom to contact, you can call Sjukvårdsrådgivningen (Health Care Information) on 1177.
The City Library is at Götaplatsen, at the top of Kungsportsavenyn (The Avenue), a 5-minute walk from Gothia Towers.
Gothia Towers and the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre are located in the centre of the city’s busy events precinct. Our good neighbours include the Liseberg amusement park, Universeum science centre, the Museum of World Culture, Filmstaden Bergakungen cinema complex and the World Cup venues Scandinavium and Ullevi.
Newspapers, sweets, tickets and much more is available at Pressbyrån – a newsstand at Korsvägen, about 100 metres from Gothia Towers.
A short walk away is Gothenburg’s famous boulevard, The Avenue, with dozens of restaurants and bars. And right around the corner are several entertainment venues such as Scandinavium, Rondo, the Liseberg Theatre and the Concert Hall. We recommend Gothia Towers’ restaurants Incontro, Heaven 23 and West Coast.
You can park in Focus parking garage, located next to Gothia Towers, or in the hotel’s own garage.
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The closest pharmacy (Swedish “Apotek”) is at Korsvägen just outside the hotel. Open Mon-Fri 09:00-19:00, Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 11:00-16:00.
The reception is happy to assist with photocopying.
In an emergency, call 112. The non-emergency number for the police is 114 14.
Safety & Security
The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, which includes Gothia Towers, prioritizes safety and security. All staff are trained in fire safety, evacuation and first aid. Gothia Towers is the first hotel in Sweden to be certified by Safehotels, a global organization for hotel security. Gothia Towers is also “well protected against fire”, according to the voluntary classification system of the Swedish Fire Protection Association.
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Shoe Shine Machines
Located in the conference lobby on level 2, outside the bathrooms.
In event of emergency, phone 112.
The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre
Gothia Towers is part of the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre.
Gothia Towers and the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre have contracts with the following taxi companies:
Taxi Göteborg, phone: +46 (0)31-65 00 00
Taxi Kurir, phone: +46 (0)31-27 27 27
Vip Taxi, phone: +46 (0)31-27 16 11
Taxi 020, phone: +46 (0)20-93 93 00
Sverigetaxi, phone: +46 (0)771-99 99 99
Korsvägen, the intersection located opposite the main entrance of the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, is a major interchange for many of Gothenburg’s bus and tram lines. There’s a taxi stand by the hotel entrance and on- and off-ramps to the E6, E4 and E20 highways within 500 metres of the hotel. For timetables contact the reception.