A historic hotel with a serene riverfront setting

Set on the Gudenå River, the Radisson Blu Hotel Papirfabrikken offers a sylvan retreat in central Silkeborg. Nestled in a serene spot, the hotel building was formerly a paper mill that formed the cornerstone of Silkeborg industry. The magnificent structure now houses comfortable rooms and suites with modern amenities like free high-speed Wi-Fi.

Seasonal dining, local history and a waterfront venue

Our on-site brasserie, Restaurant Michael D., serves a seasonal menu of fresh local and international dishes. If you'd prefer to unwind with a drink, our 24-hour Lobby Bar is the ideal choice – whether you'd like a morning coffee, or a nightcap. If you'd like to take in a little local history during your stay, you can learn about our hotel's industrial past at the paper museum located in the same building.

Comfortable home base for your exploration of Silkeborg

Radisson Blu Hotel Papirfabrikken, Silkeborg features rooms, for business or leisure travelers, complete with free Wi-Fi and in-room coffee and tea facilities.
Radisson Blu Papirfabrikken Hotel, Silkeborg - Room

Single Room

  •  20 m²
  • 1 twin
  • 1 adult
Our Single Room is ideal for short stays and travelers who prefer a single bed.

Standard Room

  •  20 m²
  • 2 twin
  • 2 adults
Stay in our comfortable Standard Rooms to relax after a long day of sightseeing.

Business Class Room

  •  20 m²
  • 2 twin
  • 2 adults
Business Class Rooms feature extra services and amenities designed with the business traveler in mind.
Radisson Blu Papirfabrikken Hotel, Silkeborg - Suite

Junior Suite

  •  25 m²
  • 2 twin
  • 2 adults, 2 children
These suites feature separate sleeping and living areas, ideal for guests who are planning an extended stay.

Tower Suite

  •  40 m²
  • 2 twin
  • 2 adults
For an extended stay or for extra space, choose one our Tower Suites featuring a separate living area.
Radisson Blu Papirfabrikken Hotel, Silkeborg - Standard Room

Family Room

  •  20 m²
  • 2 twin
  • 2 adults, 2 children
Family Rooms boast extra space for families traveling together, in addition to all Standard Room amenities.
Host seven to 750 guests in our multipurpose venues, comprising of a great hall, a conference hall, six conference rooms and breakout rooms. In addition to this, our facilities include a five-room movie theater that is perfect for presentations, alongside a lounge and bar area for informal meetings or coffee breaks. Ranging from 28 to 182 square meters the size, our event facilities are designed to achieve maximum flexibility, with removable furnishings, sliding walls and excellent tech solutions.


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Our on-site brasserie, Restaurant Michael D., includes a lounge and an outdoor terrace for a variety of fashionable meal settings. Silkeborg guests can join the locals for their favorite regional dishes or opt for international cuisine. Michael D. also serves the hotel’s signature breakfast buffet each morning. Stop by our 24-hour Lobby Bar at any time during the day or night to enjoy a drink.

The Silkeborg region makes a perfect getaway for lake enthusiasts with lots of opportunities for boating, swimming and fishing. But there's more to Silkeborg's waterways. In June, the city hosts the Riverboat Jazz Festival, which fills the area with music, and the harbor's assortment of more than 200 shops offers fun-filled expeditions for souvenirs year-round. Our location in the city center also provides access to the city's cultural venues, such as the world-famous Tollund Man exhibit at the Silkeborg Museum.

Galerie Moderne

0.15 mi / 0.24 km from the hotel
One of Denmark's oldest and galleries of modern art, with regularly changing exhibitions. With pieces available at all price points, you can take a piece of Danish artwork home.
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Hjejlen paddle steamer

0.19 mi / 0.3 km from the hotel
Relive the romance of the past. Take a ride on the world's oldest working coal-fired paddle steamer, with scenic excursions from Silkeborg to Himmelbjerget.
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Tollund Man exhibit at Silkeborg Museum

0.24 mi / 0.38 km from the hotel
Tollund Man is an Iron Age body discovered in the Bjaeldskov peat bog in 1950. See the naturally mummified body and learn what it has led scientists to uncover.
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Papirfabrikken 12, Silkeborg 8600, Denmark

Just 40 kilometers west of Aarhus, Silkeborg rests in the lake region of the Jutland peninsula. The Radisson Blu Hotel Papirfabrikken sits on the banks of the Gudenå River in the city center.  Our central location makes it easy to explore the artistic and cultural sights Silkeborg is known for as well as access the bus and train systems. Nearby airports include Billund and Karup.

From Midtjyllands Airport

By taxi:

Taxi service is available from Erlings Taxi by calling 0045 21 21 39 39. Travel time by taxi is about 35 minutes.

By car:

The hotel is about 38km from the airport. Take Hessellundvej/Route 467 to the roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Herningvej/Route 12. At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on Herningvej/Route 12. Turn right onto Nygade. Turn right onto Ulvedalsvej/Route 186. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Kjellerupvej/Route 52. Continue on Kjellerupvej/Route 52, and then continue straight onto Borgergade and Christian 8.s Vej. Turn left onto Papirfabrikken, where the hotel is located. The travel time by car is about 40 minutes.

From Billund Airport

By public transport:

There are several options for public transport to the hotel from Billund Airport, including:

  • Take the GoShuttl bus to Hotel Scandic Regina, Herning. From Herning Station, take the RA train toward Aarhus and get off at Silkeborg Station. Then it's just a 1.7-kilometer walk to the hotel.
  • Take bus 912X to Aarhus Rutebilstation, then take bus 925X to the Museum Silkeborg stop. Walk just 850m to the hotel.
  • Take bus 912X to Østerlund (Horsens Kom), then take bus 110 to Amaliegade/Drewsensvej. Walk 1.3km to the hotel.

By car:

It's a 61.2-kilometer drive from the airport to the hotel. Take Route 30 to Give. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Route 30 toward Horsens/Route 18. Take the exit on the left onto Route 18 toward Herning. Take exit 9 for Route 176 toward Give/Route 487. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Givevej/Route 176. Turn left onto Viborgvej/Route 13. Turn right to merge onto Route 15. Continue straight through the next 2 roundabouts, and turn right onto Herningvej. Then continue to Vestergade, Søgade, Søvej, and then Papirfabrikken, where the hotel is located. The travel time is about 55 minutes by car.