About ESS Group
ESS Group was founded in 2007 with the purchase of Ystad Saltsjöbad. A journey that now has developed into 8 destinations and 15 restaurants. From Ystad Saltsjöbad, MJ’S and Villa Strandvägen in the south of Sweden to Falkenberg Strandbad along the west coast, followed by Hotel Pigalle and Hotel Bellora in Gothenburg and last but not least The Steam Hotel just by lake Mälaren close to Stockholm. Upcoming destinations are situated on Lidingö in the Stockholm archipelago and Gårda in Gothenburg. Brasserie LIPP, Port du Soleil, Köket, 8ight, Barabicu, Tranquilo, Zamenhof and Excet are restaurants and clubs that the group is part of.
The international review site Tripadvisor, with over 500 million guest reviews, annually compiles the hotels in Sweden that have the highest guest ratings, the so-called Travelers Choice Awards. A top 25 list featuring the ESS Group with 12% of the sites. Three hotels on the list. Hotel Pigalle in Gothenburg on location 2, new opening MJ’S in Malmö at number 18 and the resort hotel Ystad Saltsjöbad in place 23.