Practical information

Welcome to Holterman Hostel for student and guest researchers at Chalmers

Holterman Hostel consists of 66 rooms and is reserved for guest researchers and students at Chalmers University of Technology during the period 1 September to 31 May. During the summer, the accommodation is open to the public.

Holterman Hostel is located in central Gothenburg and is located in close proximity to Chalmers, Johanneberg and the student union building. You live in spacious rooms with high ceilings. We offer smart room solutions with everything from single rooms to smaller family rooms.

Smart living close to campus

You check in just like in a hotel with us, sheets are included and you share a WC / Shower with two to three other rooms on the same floor. Cleaning is included on departure but you are expected to sort laundry and garbage yourself.

On each floor there is a fully equipped shared kitchen. In our common areas, there is the opportunity for guests to sit together and digest the day's impressions.

Get here

Holterman hostel is located on the centre of Holtermansgatan in Gothenburg. You can travel by bus and tram from our Hostel from Landala Torg or Chalmers stops to the city's attractions. Liseberg, Universeum and “Korsvägen” are just a tram stop. In the neighborhoods around Landala you will find Vasastan and the Avenue, which has a large selection of cozy cafés and restaurants.

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Parking spaces are available nearby and are paid via the Gothenburg Parking app.

Check in & keys

You can check in from 14.00 and check out is no later than 11.00 on your departure day. We are a keyless hostel where you check in and out on your smartphone. You can easily unlock your room with your mobile phone! Therefore, it is important that you have a smartphone with you during your stay.

You can prepare by downloading the app JustIN Mobilefor Android or Apple, to easily receive and use your key

Check out

When you are leaving, you have to remove the sheets, collect the towels empty your rubbish. You find more information about preparing for check out here.  You check out yourself through My Pages when you leave your room. 

Sheets, towels & cleaning

Sheets and towels for all residents are included in the room. You make your own bed but if you want to come to a readymade bed, you can order it when you book your room. We will clean your room after you check out, but if you stay for a long time you can order extra cleaning during your stay.

What's in the room?

In addition to comfortable beds , there is a table, a chair and in some of our larger rooms another seating option. There are plenty of wardrobes and space for extra beds. All our rooms are large and spacious, thanks to the large square meters and the ceiling height of an impressive 4-5 meters.

All our rooms have large and bright windows.

Common areas

On each floor there are shared WC/showers and a kitchen with kitchen equipment. We clean these spaces continuously during the day, but please leave them as you want to find them.

Food & Drinks

You can buy Breakfast-package at Chalmers Kårhus Store

Internet & Wifi

Internet is available in all rooms and common areas. Eduroam is available for students and researchers in all areas.


We offer access to common laundry room. The machines have automaticly dosage of detergent . 

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Since we are an allergy-free hostel, pets are not allowed in either rooms or common areas.


Come as you are, our Hostel is adapted for guests with different types of disabilities! Two of our three houses are accessible based on wheelchairs, please contact us to book you into the right room.


We are a non-smoking hostel and ask you to only smoke in designated outdoor spaces.

What is near Holterman Hostel?

Liseberg 1,4 km
Universeum 1,4 km
Avenyn 1 km
Centralstationen 2,3 km
Landvetter Flygplats 25 km

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About us

Holterman Hostel is used s a guest researcher and student hostel for students at Chalmers. during the period 1 September - 31 May.

Chalmers Studentbostäder runs the business in collaboration with Chalmers. Our focus is to offer more students accommodation in Gothenburg. Here you live in smart room solutions with access to a shared kitchen and bathroom.

Keyless hostel

We are a keyless hostel where you check in and out on your smartphone. You can easily unlock your room with your mobile phone! Therefore, it is important that you have a smartphone with you during your stay.


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