Clarion Hotel Post
Gothenburg, 411 03
Phone: (46) 31 61 90 00
Fax: (46) 31 61 90 99
Centralstationen is among the top two railway stations in the country and is frequented by travelers of all kind. It is not surprising to find restaurants and shops in this very popular travel hub. Pressbyrån Centralstation is a part of the Pressbyrån chain of convenience stores. Drop in to check or buy a range of magazines and newspapers from national and international press. They also stock chocolates, snacks and beverages.
The Polarn O. Pyret brand makes nice, comfortable cotton and wool children clothes in bright and neutral colors. One of the policies of the shop is that it should be easy to find what you're looking for. The Polarn O. Pyret shop is in the Nordstan shopping center, close to Brunnsparken (where all trams stop).
Stadium has five shops in Gothenburg, two of them within the moat, so it should be easy to find one. They have a very wide selection within various sports like football, running, skating, skiing, camping and hiking. Naturally, the shop cannot be as good as specialized shops in each specific discipline, but the prices are reasonable and you are almost sure to find what you are looking for. To get here, take any tram to Brunnsparken.
This branch of the Rocks chain is a part of the music shop scene in Gothenburg, and the premises is quite well-known to locals. The shop has a large and up-to-date selection, with separate departments for classical music, PC/CD Games and DVDs, and a wall dedicated to the current pop chart where you can listen to the records. The service is good and the prices are at standard levels (with some cheap exceptions). The location is fabulously central, between Brunnsparken and Kungsgatan.
Nordstan is one of the largest shopping centers in Scandinavia. With over 150 shops, restaurants and cafes, it occupies the same area as 12 football pitches. At Nordstan you can find almost anything under one big roof. The square in the middle has an information booth. This shopping center was completed in 1972, after a huge redevelopment process which transformed the area, neglected in the 1960s. To get here, take any tram line to Brunnsparken. If you're lucky enough to be here in May, the center is filled with many events from the Vetenskapsfestivalen (International Science Festival Göteborg).
You will find Hemköp in the enormous shopping center of Nordstan in central Gothenburg. The store is located below the department store Åhléns. Hemköp has the usual groceries as well as fish, cheese and delicacy counters. They also offer a lot of different take-away dishes. To get here, take any tram to Brunnsparken.
Papeterie shops are chock-full of cute paper things that inspire you to do more in arts and craft. These shops stock on paper products, mainly from United Kingdom and United States of America, expect a several prettily decorated notebooks, boxes, greeting cards, paper napkins and lots more. They also have a good selection of scented candles and toys for kids. One of their Gothenburg outlets is located in Nordstaden on Lilla Klädpressaregatan. Open all week, Papeterie is a great place to shop for pretty and creative presents.
This branch of the Wettergrens chain is in the east wing of the Nordstan shopping center, claimed by the locals to be the largest shopping center in Scandinavia. The Wettergrens Nordstan bookshop has an impressive amount of books in stock. Most topics are covered, including computing books and data materials as well as office equipment.
Asien Livs is one of the largest Asian stores in Gothenburg. The store has many Chinese products, but sells food and other things imported from all over Asia. Asien Livs has a lot of fresh vegetables and plenty of chinaware, including common kitchen pots and pans. To get here, take any tram to Brunnsparken.
Panduro is a delightful hobby shop that stocks supplies for everything from knitting, scrapbooking, embroidery and painting, to origami, baking, candle making and wooden crafts. The variety on offer is simply staggering, and is sure to please avid arts and crafts enthusiasts, and treasure hunters alike. Boasting a vast collection of lace, paper, paints, sequins, threads, beads and so much more, at Panduro Hobby you are sure to find exactly what your heart desires and then some.
Akademibokhandeln boasts a network of over 130 book stores across Sweden. The Akademibokhandeln book shop at Kungsgatan offers customers an extensive selection of books covering a wide range of genres including novels, non-fiction titles, children's books, art, architecture, decor, and much more. The store also stocks an impressive stationery collection that includes basic supplies for daily use, alongside exclusive branded items. With its extensive selection and welcoming vibe, Akademibokhandeln is a haven for bibliophiles.
Jedviks initially opened in the 1970s and had to unfortunately shut down due to a fire in 2006. It reopened in 2007 on Östra Hamngatan and is one of the best places in town for shoes and accessories. You will find affordable and good quality products that are trendy as well. Check out their displays of footwear, bags, accessories and jewelry. Their friendly staff will ensure that you pick up a suitable one.