Hotel Skanderborghus, Skanderborg

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Hotel Skanderborghus, Skanderborg

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510 ratings


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A gem in Skanderborg by lake and forest

The story goes that, when King Christian the 4th had to learn seamanship as a child, he got a miniature war ship with which he crisscrossed the lake Skanderborg Sø. It is not possible to say whether the story is true, but it is certain that Skanderborg Sø is a beautiful spot and that Hotel Skanderborghus, which is situated in the deer park Dyrehaven at the shore of the lake, is indeed a gem near lake and wood.

When the hotel opened in 1961, a cup of coffee cost three Danish kroner, and quickly it became a poplar place to visit and hold parties and celebrations. In 1974, the famous Danish architect Verner Panton was asked to modernize the hotel with new furniture and carpets and especially the famous Pantella lamps, which can still be found in some of the rooms of the hotel. In the end of the 1980s, the hotel was furnished with course facilities, and Hotel Skanderborghus became a popular place to hold parties and also meetings and conferences. At the same time, a large number of guests visited the hotel in order to spend a weekend near Skanderborg Sø.

  • Free wifi

  • Restaurant

  • Free parking

  • Fitness Room

  • Airport: 70 km

  • Trainstation: 3 km

  • Busstop: 10 m

  • Beach: 200 m

  • Fishing: 100 m

  • Golf: 5 km

  • 54 rooms

Overlooking to Skanderborg Lake

They aim at making Hotel Skanderborghus the preferred restaurant in Skanderborg. The menu is based on good Danish food, but the chef is also inspired by foreign food right from roasted herrings and old-fashioned omelettes for lunch and a Mediterranean platter, a good steak and a schnitzel for dinner. The restaurant of the hotel is intimate and has a lovely view over Skanderborg Sø.


Hotel Skanderborghus has 45 individually furnished rooms. All the rooms have private toilet and shower, flat-screen TV and a view over the wood and the lake. There is free wireless internet in the whole of the hotel and also free parking right outside the hotel. After a visit to the restaurant, you can relax with a drink at the fireplace or go for an evening walk at the lake. The hotel is situated only a few hundred metres from the cosy centre of Skanderborg with fine shopping possibilities, and in the surroundings there are fine possibilities of angling, sailing, swimming, golfing and playing tennis. By car Aarhus is only half an hour away.