Carl Johan Yngström’s suite

(Room 1)


Double room with en suite, kitchen, drawing room with TV and French doors facing the park and lake Saxen.

The room is named after the uncrowned king of Bergslagen: Carl Johan Yngström (1814-1907). Playwright Hjalmar Bergman based one of his characters on Yngström: ‘Mr Markurell’. Yngström started his life at a minor farm by lake Yngen close to Filipstad, and ended his days as the owner of Saxå Works, Valåsen, Ölsboda and Villingsberg.

Foundry Proprietor Yngström was married to Bernard Berggren’s daughter Louise (1833-1898) from Saxå Northern Manor. The couple are buried in the so-called Saxå tomb at the New Cemetary, Filipstad.


 

 

Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 2 000 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 600 SEK

 

 

‘Rike Nilsssons’’ Chamber

(Room 2)


Double room with en suite with shower, kitchen, drawing room with TV and French doors facing the park and lake Saxen, kitchenette with French doors facing the park and lake Saxen.

This room is named after the highly original and immensely rich iron magnate Nils Nilsson in Grythyttan (1724-1800) – also called ‘Rike Nils’ (‘rik’ =prosperous, rich) because of his wealth who had eight daughters somewhat prosaically called the ‘Gold Barrels of Grythyttan’. Needless to say, Nils Nilsson was one of the richest men connected to the iron industry in Bergsslagen.

This legendary man was owner to Upper and Lower Dömle, Forsnäs, Skarped, Alstrum, Kvarntorp, Finnhyttan, Grythyttan, Djupdalshyttan, Karstenhult, Nordstorp and 2/22 parts of Persberg’s main mine.  

The daughters married great men like Berggren, Liljebjörn, Lind, von Lindecreutz, Aschan, Björnstjerna, Liljewalch och d´ Orchimont. The daughter Brita (1769 -1821), married iron work owner and Member of Parliament Olof Berggren (1761 – 1834) who lived at Saxå Southern Manor. The room has a late Gustavian secretary desk in mahogany.

 

 


Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 1 800 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 200 SEK

Gerard De Geer’s Chamber

(Room 3A)


Double room with en suite and a drawing room that it shares with room M3b.

The drawing room has a so-called ‘Stadralur’, a locally produced cast iron wood burner. The drawing room has a TV, a kitchen and French doors facing the park and lake Saxen.

The room is named after the slightly unpredictable bandy baron (he was fond of the sport Bandy) Gerard de Geer (1889-1980) at Lesjöfors Bruk, an often seen guest at Grythyttan Old Inn as well as Saxå Bruk.

 


Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 2 400 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 600 SEK

  

Gunnar Wenneberg’s Chamber

(Room 3B)


Double room with en suite and a drawing room that it shares with room M3a.

The drawing room has a so-called ‘Stadralur’, a locally produced cast iron wood burner, and a TV. There is also a kitchen and French doors leading to the park and lake Saxen.

In this room there is a late Gustavian sofa bed that derives from the poet Gunnar Wennerberg (1817-1901), the father of the much-loved ‘Gluntarna’ song collection.

 

 
Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 1 800 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 200 SEK


 

Erik Stockenström’s Chamber

(Room 4)


En suite double room equipped with double bed/grand lit, kitchen and drawing room with TV. The bathroom has a shower.

The suite is named after Foundry Proprietor Erik Stockenström (1659-1722) from Varnäs, Grythyttan. Erik Stockenström was the son of Beata Eriksdotter.

She came from a wealthy family who ran the works connected to the silver mines in Hällefors and Saxhyttan. Stockenström married Emerentia Rockes who gave her name to the Rockesholm Works.

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Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 2 000 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 800 SEK

 

Olof Bergström’s Chamber

(Room 5)


Double room with en suite and equipped with kitchenette.

The room is named after foundry proprietor and inventor Olof Bergström (1821-1883) from Finshyttan, Filipstad. Bergström married Britta Catharina (1819-1901) who gave him twelve children.

Bergström developed the turbine technique, which proved crucial to the development of the mining industry. The room has an elegant English mahogany secretary desk.

 

 
Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 1 800 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 200 SEK



Yngve Henriksson’s Chamber

(Room 6a)


Double room with en suite and a kitchen and drawing room with TV that it shares with room 6b.

The room has acquired its name from the mining engineer Yngve Henriksson varför citattecken på svenska kring namnet?, former Managing Director for Idkerberget’s mines outside the town Ludvika. When retired, Yngve Henriksson moved back to his birthplace Grythyttan. His father, foundry proprietor Per Agust Henriksson, är August rättstavat? was the last man to use the blast furnace in Grythyttan.

Yngve Henriksson came to engage with the revival of Grythyttan Old Inn, and became Carl Jan Granqvist’s mentor. Some of the furniture in the room derives from Grythyttan Manor.

 


Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 1 800 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 400 SEK 

 

Arthur Lindqvist’s Chamber

(Room 6b)


Double room with en suite and a kitchen and drawing room with TV that it shares with room 6b.

Arthur Lindquist was the man behind the campaign that saved old Grythyttan from being bulldozed. With great educational flair, he managed to get the permit to demolish repealed and paid himself for a technical investigation that proved that it was cheaper to renovate the old inn and its surrounding area than building anything new.

Without Arthur Lindqvist, Grythyttan’s Old Inn would have been but a memory. His support of the unmarried 25-year old Carl Jan Granqvist as a candidate for running the restored Grythyttan Old Inn caused many raised eyebrows. The room has many objects from Arthur Lindqvist’s home Solgården in Grythyttan.

 

 


Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 2 000 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 600 SEK


 

Thorsten Wigelius’ Chamber

(Room 7)


En suite double room with shower and kitchenette.

The room is named after legendary foundry proprietor Thorsten Wigelius (1879-1967) of Hellefors Iron Works. This gentleman came to the works in 1916, became its director in 1918 and retired in 1946. During his time at Hellefors Works, he got two world wars, the nationalization of his company and liquidation of part of it on his plate.

Despite these difficulties, his reputation remained intact, and he kept the confidence of both share holders and authorities. Wigelius was almost six foot five, had an exotically-looking dark complexion and it is said of him that he never walked on the pavement but always the middle of the road.

The room is furnished with pieces from the family home of actress Lillebil Kjellén, the first wife of famous master chef Tore Wretman. The room is situated on the third floor in the Middle Manor guest complex.



 


Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 1 800 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 200 SEK

Oscar Falkman’s Chamber

(Room 8)


Double room with kitchenette and a smaller bathroom equipped with shower.

The room is dedicated to Oscar Falkman (1877-1961), who reconstructed Hellefors Iron Works between 1916-1918, and who became one of the larger shareholders in the company, as well as for many years the director of its board. It was the symbioses between Oscar Falkman and Thorsten Wigelius that created the success of Hellefors Bruk, which Saxå at the time was a part of.

Industrial tycoon Oscar Falkman was also heavily involved in the creation of Boliden Ltd. The room is furnished with two beds of solid mahogany from the 1920s, two armchairs in Empire-style, and a mahogany sofa in the local Swedish Empire-style named after the then king, Charles John (‘Carl Johan’). Textiles and wallpapers are from Laura Ashley. The room is situated on the third floor in the Middle Manor guest complex.

 

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Number of beds: 2
Price for two guests: 1 800 SEK
Price for one guest: 1 200 SEK
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