At the water’s edge on Bornholm’s northern coast, lies a beach hotel distinguished by its funkis style, Melsted Badehotel. With its crisp white buildings, beautiful terasses, lounge chairs and very welcoming ambiance, the the hotel oozes pleasure and relaxation.
For those spending the night at Melsted Badehotel, which nestles beautifully next to the water, a day can start with a dip in the ocean from the sandy beach’s wooden pier. This is the only sandy beach that is found along the islands’ northern coast, otherwise made famous by dramatic rocky cliffs.
After a delicious breakfast enjoyed either inside the restaurant, or out on the terrace, you can begin to explore your surroundings. A stone-throw from the hotel is the idyllic town, Gudhjem, accessible by foot along the coast trail starting right by the hotel. This path is one of the most beautiful stretches of scenery on the island. In Gudhjem, it is easy to lose track of time. There are many small shops to explore, cozy restaurants that will tempt you in for lunch, and even a museum for those wanting a taste of culture.
Once you have had your fill of experiences, why not enjoy a drink and a good book in one of the lounge chairs outside the hotel, or take a seat in the restaurant to enjoy a delicious dinner.
All the rooms at Melsted Badehotel have ocean views and are individually and tastefully decorated. Each has its own bathroom and wifi. The beds are second to none, manufactured by Hästens, promising a wonderful night’s sleep. The rooms are intentionally without TVs. For those in need, a TV can be found in the common lounge area.
The hotel’s restaurant is open to both the public and hotel guests and offers classic dishes like fried plaice, tartar and salt-fried herring. Even though local ingredients are most often used, the kitchen makes room for French specialties like foie gras. Both the restaurant and hotel serve stunning views of the ocean, beach and cliffs, broken only by grass and the occasional seagull.
Outside the busy season, Melsted Badehotel has special offers for guests needing a nice break from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Check the hotel website for details and offers. The hotel also welcomes conferences. Once you have visited Melsted Badehotel, you will likely fall in love with it, and want to visit again.