Pensionat Solhem - Guest house by the sea
B&B | Pensionat Solhem offers an affordable stay close to nature and a beautiful sea view near the shipping town Mariehamn. The town centre is just 3 km’s away.
AFFORDABLE STAY IN A CHILD SAFE ENVIRONMENT AND A PLACE OF GREAT NATURAL BEAUTY
While the adults relax and enjoy the nature and the closeness to the sea, the children may play and run as much as they want at the large lawn. Sun and bath at the beach, which has shallow water and is child safe, is also a much appreciated activity.
PLEASANT AND AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
The reception and the cosy dining room are located to the yellow main building. The price always includes a traditional and tasty breakfast. Lunch and dinner to order for groups. All guests have the possibility to preorder dinner during July 5.-31.7.
THE ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT
In the main building there are a total of eight rooms (four on the upper floor and four on the lower floor) and in the house "Längan" there are eight rooms with 20 beds and the two-storey house "Annexet" down by the lake thirteen rooms with 30 beds. There are single and double rooms, smaller family rooms (3 bed rooms) or larger family rooms (4-5 bed rooms). However, the large family room for 5 people can only be booked directly with the host. Shower and toilet (individual) in common areas in all buildings.
In the main building, the "Gillestugan", is a sauna that must be booked and paid for in advance. Barbecue opportunity down by the boathouse. In public areas in the various buildings, there are refrigerators, coffee makers, tea makers and microwaves at our guests' disposal, but not cooking facilities (stove). TV only in the main building's living room.
The closeness to Mariehamn makes discovering the restaurants, cafés, shops and museums in the town easy. For families with children, a visit to the Maritime Museum with the sailing ship Pommern is an appreciated feature, or to Lilla Holmen - with a child-friendly sandy beach and a fun climbing ship for the children. Sports groups are close to sports facilities, an ice rink, a football pitch and an athletics pitch. The Mariehamn city bus stops about 200 m from Solhem.
There is also a small cottage that has a bedroom with two beds and a "living room" with a sofa bed. The cottage is best suited for two people + possibly 1-2 children. There is a "mini kitchen" - ie there is access to hotplates and a small refrigerator. There is also a toaster, coffee maker and a microwave in addition to a small amount of plates (flat and deep), cutlery, cups, glasses and saucepan / pot for easier preparation of evening meals or light lunch. Shower and toilet. Breakfast and bed linen are included in the price as well as "final cleaning".
The cottage has a "lake view" and is located between the main building (reception and dining room where breakfast is served every day) and the "boathouse" with jetty and bathing area. The cottage is rented per day. Ask for price (as there are other prices that apply to the cottage) and available capacity. The cottage is booked directly with the host.
Free wireless network in the main building.
CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT
Check in at the earliest at 15.00
Check out no later than 11.00
Late check-in after 18.00: inform the hosts by tel +358 18 16322. The reception is not staffed 24 horus a day.
It is not allowed to drive the cars in the yard. For guests a free car parking is available in the large car park in front of the (red) detached house.
PETS are not allowed in Solhem.
In addition to sunbathing & swimming, rowing or enjoying nature in the area, there is much else you can do nearby such as
- Rent a kayak from Paddelboden which is within walking distance from the guest house.
- Nåtö nature trail - 2 km. . Nåtö is a nature reserve that offers lush flower meadows, pastures, beaches, a beautiful farm environment and cool, lush hazel groves.
- Espholm's bathing beach with barbecue facilities which is close to the riding school Sleipner and is located about 2 km from the guest house.
- Järsö nature trail is located about 10 km from the guest house to the south. If you cycle out there, there are opportunities to take a break at Nåtö kiosk which is halfway to buy an ice cream / soft drink or take a "gofika" when you get out to Järsö at "Lottas Stickstuga" which has a café, farm shop and greenhouse.