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City Backpackers Hostel Hostel

Upplandsgatan 2a, 11123, Stockholm, Sweden

The perfect downtown location, lots of common areas, staff guided tours and a café with an international vibe. City Backpackers gives you a lot more than a bed to sleep in - it's simply the best base camp for young travellers exploring Stockholm. Free high speed internet on Mac and PC computers and free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms 24 hours! Free pasta - cook as much as you can eat! Free evening sauna - the ultimate Swedish experience! Read more

91% Overall Rating 513 out of 526 customers would recommend this property based on 526 reviews

Atmosphere 93%

Cleanliness 92%

Facilities 92%

Location 91%

Safety 93%

Staff 93%

Value 86%

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What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Not Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 123.50CZK
  • Linen 154.37CZK
  • Towel 46.31CZK

Important Information

City Backpackers is open 24 hours with no curfew. Reception opening hours: 08.00 - 24.00 (8am - midnight). If you're planning on arriving after 22.00 (10pm) please contact reception in advance, to arrange late arrival.

You will need a door code to gain entry.

Note: Sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers are a must-have and in case you do not bring your own, you will have to rent them for 25 SEK. If you bring a sleeping bag, you will receive a sheet and pillow case for free or - of course - you may bring your own.

For your security there are lockers both inside and outside the rooms (bring a padlock or buy one for 30 SEK in the reception). Before you check in or after you have checked out you can keep your luggage in our luggage room.

Smoking is allowed in the yard, but nowhere else. Please note that should you need to, you should cancel a booking the day before arrival (minimum 24 hours in advance).
If you don't, the first night will be charged.

Please note some of our 2 bed private rooms don't have window.

***PLEASE NOTE:
Maximum stay is 7 nights

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Stockholm?

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The perfect downtown location, lots of common areas, staff guided tours and a café with an international vibe. City Backpackers gives you a lot more than a bed to sleep in - it's simply the best base camp for young travellers exploring Stockholm. Free high speed internet on Mac and PC computers and free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms 24 hours! Free pasta - cook as much as you can eat! Free evening sauna - the ultimate Swedish experience! Read more

Shared Rooms

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

11 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 11

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

12 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 12

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

8 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Basic 7 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 7

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

2 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

2 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 2

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Private Rooms

Superior Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Superior

6 Bed Apartment Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

6 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Superior 6 Bed Apartment Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Superior

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Basic 7 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 7

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

5 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

3 Bed Apartment Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Apartment Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Standard 6 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 6 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 6

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 8 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 8

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About City Backpackers Hostel

City Backpackers is designed to be the ultimate meeting place, where you are guaranteed to meet fellow travellers from all over the world.

We have a big guest kitchen with plenty of space in the fridges if you want to save money by cooking your own food. It has a really nice vibe around dinnertime, when everyone meets and talk while cooking the free pasta. There's also a cosy breakfast café, where we have Swedish cooking classes in the evening for our guests once a week. We also hold movie nights.

Relax and meet new friends in the sauna, which is free for two hours every evening. We have plenty of common areas where you can hang out and read daily newspapers and international magazines, or get to know the other guests. There's a book exchange and satellite TV with a DVD player, and you can borrow classic Swedish films with English subtitles any time.

In the summer we furnish our courtyard with comfy sofas where you can stretch out and watch the light blue Swedish summer night sky. Our guests enjoy the BBQ nights. It's okay to have a cigarette here, but nowhere else in the hostel.

City Backpackers own staff takes turns showing our guests Stockholm and Swedish culture. We offer adventures and events. For example, we go on guided bike rides every week in the summer, and in the winter time we arrange an awesome and incomparable Viking Sauna Tour. We go to a wood heated sauna floating on the Baltic Sea outside Stockholm – a unique chance to try a weird and wonderful Scandinavian tradition; winter bathing.

We love our planet and want to save it! That’s why we let our guests bring their own bed linen if they want to save money – it saves laundry, too. We also recycle our waste, and use electricity from renewable sources, and energy efficient white wares and light bulbs.

City Backpackers is open 365 days a year and has no curfew. No hostel membership is needed. Reception is open 08.00 – 24.00 (8am – midnight).

Please note that should you need to cancel your booking, remember to do that at 18.00 (6pm) at the latest the day before your arrival date. If you don't show up or cancel too late, we will have to charge your credit card for the first night.

Accommodation Information

You can stay in a room by yourself, in a double room or private triple to 6-bed ensuite or in a dorm with between 4, 6, 8 or 12 beds. We also offer Female dorms when available. We also have three apartments for up to six people with private bathroom, shower and kitchen.

All our beds have bed lights, and there's free WiFi in every room in the hostel. The shared showers are plentiful and have heated flooring. Some are separated shower cubicles/WC so you can have full privacy.
Note: Sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers are a must-have. Bring your own to cut costs or rent them for 50 SEK. If you bring a sleeping bag, you will need to rent a sheet and a pillow case for 25 SEK.

For your security there are lockers both inside and outside the rooms (bring a padlock or buy a cheap in reception). Before you check in or after you have checked out you can keep your luggage in our luggage room, or lock it in the lockers in the common areas.

*** Please note that we DO NOT accept reservations from guests with Stockholm address, even if booked through other websites. ***

Location Information

City Backpackers hostel has the best possible downtown location. It's right in the city centre, safe and quiet, and only a 500 meter walk from the central station and the city bus terminal, where you can take the airport shuttle bus.

Favourite places in the neighbourhood are: Centralbadet, the most beautiful indoor swimming pool in Sweden, just two blocks away. It's a spa from the early 20th century and surprisingly cheap for the value. It's located on Drottninggatan, which is the major shopping street in Stockholm, just around the corner from the hostel. The best vintage store Beyond Retro is only three minutes’ walk away, on the same street. Follow Drottninggatan downhill and you will find the best in- and outdoor food market in town, Hötorget. Nearby is the Kulturhuset, a really cool center for modern culture in Sweden, with a cartoon library, plenty of free exhibitions, and an independent Swedish design shop in the basement. In the summertime there's a huge beer garden right outside the hostel, with sunshine all evening. Two blocks down you will find the famous Ice bar, and uphill is a good location for a pub round if you want to meet locals, with classic Swedish eateries, like the pub Tennstopet and Café Tranan.

You will reach most of the famous tourist sites in Stockholm’s within 20 minutes’ walk from the hostel, like Gamla Stan, the medieval part of town, and the City Hall, where you also can get on the boat to the Unesco world heritage Viking city called Birka.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.