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Reviews of City Backpackers Hostel

Hostel | Upplandsgatan 2A, Stockholm, Sweden 111 23

91.9% Overall Rating

1705 out of 1776 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (15/12/2014)

"The beds were awesome - soft and cosy and quiet! The breakfast was a great deal."

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 5.53
  • Linen USD 6.91
  • Towel USD 2.07

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Important Information

TCity 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.

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Stockholm?

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91.9%

Overall Rating

1705 out of 1776 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'City Backpackers Hostel'

Atmosphere
92.0%
Location
93.6%
Facilities
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Cleanliness
89.6%
Staff
92.8%
Value
86.4%
Safety
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94.3%
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Hai Yan Cao

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

14 October 2012 Hai Yan would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is very clean, the bed is very comfortable, and the furnitures are really good quality . I like very much the design of the public space, especially the Mac computers, it's really cool!

Disliked: The doors doest open easily, sometimes with my both hands full of stuffs, ive got spend one minute to figure out how to get out of the room,

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Visiting friends or family

08 October 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location and its value!

Disliked: After 11pm, it seemed we are the only noise control to advise people in living room to stop talking and laughing so we all can sleep.

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Lina Ma

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

06 October 2012 Lina would recommend this property

Liked: maybe can provide a cleaning of the kitchen:)

Disliked: WC and shower room should in one space, that would be more convenient for girls~

The property's response is...

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Fredrik Persson

Alone

Events / festivals

05 October 2012 Fredrik would recommend this property

Liked: A good location not too far away from the city centre. Nice staff and a very clean hostel.

Disliked: Fredrik left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Adil Bozai

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family
Work / volunteering

22 September 2012 Adil would recommend this property

Liked: The location

Disliked: The lack of environment to meet people

The property's response is...

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Saskia Schwarzer

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

12 September 2012 Saskia would recommend this property

Liked: Offers a lot of service such as free pasta, free wifi, printers, activities such as Swedish movie evening, cosy common rooms and fully equipped kitchen

Disliked: Saskia left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Madeleine Gough

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

11 September 2012 Madeleine would recommend this property

Liked: Very social place, great kitchen and bathroom facilities, free pasta and other travellers leave food behind, you hardly need to buy any food! The staff were really friendly and helpful too. Location was perfect and definitely recommend renting bikes!!

Disliked: Nothing!

The property's response is...

100.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

08 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful and friendly staff. Great facilities including big kitchen and lounge area. Nice outdoor courtyard which is perfect for having pre-drinks and meeting other people before you head out.

Disliked: The metal bunks in our room were really squeeky so if someone rolled over during the night the whole room heard it. No big deal though

The property's response is...

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

As a family with children

Family Holiday

05 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly, well-organised, good location - for us worked very well for an introduction to Stockholm

Disliked: We didn't stay long enough

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Carolin König

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break

04 September 2012 Carolin would recommend this property

Liked: Free Pasta for everybody! Nice dorms and "living rooms"

Disliked: No bathroom, online showers and toilettes. Where to change clothes, brush teeth..??!

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Hannah Wainwright

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

03 September 2012 Hannah would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were always on hand to help and answer any queries. It's great having a large kitchen, with a large supply of free pasta!

Disliked: Nothing!

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

02 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The rooms were very secure. The hostel was big, the beds were comfy, lots of nice hot showers. The hostel cafe was good value. Good value large breakfast. The bike ride trip was really good for getting to see all of Stockholm, lots of local advise on the best places to go. The meatball experience was good value and fun.

Disliked: Nothing to dislike it was perfect!

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

29 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location is great - just few min walk from central station. 15 min walk from Gambla Stan. Very friendly people, nice, calm place.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

21 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: free fast wifi everywhere, free pasta in the kitchen, lots of room.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

20 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The accomodation was very clean and well organized. The accomodation was build up in a way that stimulates travellers to meet each other, which is a big plus of this hostel. The staff was very helpfull to our questions about the city of Stockholm. I would recomment this hostel to all people travelling through Stockholm :).

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mengjiao Wang

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

20 August 2012 Mengjiao would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice atmosphere. Computers with internet connection available to use. Wi-fi connection very good. Free pasta available! This is very useful as food in Stockholm is horribly expensive. Also there is a sauna with separate times for gents and ladies.

Disliked: Lack of plugs inside the room.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

06 August 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful staff and a really nice atmosphere to the hostel

Disliked: nothing

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Simon André Mollet

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

02 August 2012 Simon André would recommend this property

Liked: It was like a big appartment. In summer you have a big louge. It was all rally clean.

Disliked: Maybe a bar is missing.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Chris Shipp

Alone

Relaxation/spa
Work / volunteering

30 July 2012 Chris would recommend this property

Liked: Great, safe and relaxed place to spend time. This is my first stay since the renovations and it's much improved. The plentiful internet and other facilities (sauna, kitchen etc) make this a great place to stay when combined with the atmosphere and location.

Disliked: Very little.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Alice Powell

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

25 July 2012 Alice would recommend this property

Liked: this was by far the best hostel i have stayed at. the staff, facilities and rooms were all great and there was even a sauna! i also loved the organised events put on by the hostel, with my favourite being the swedish meatball experience where you get to make and eat your own meatballs, whilst meeting great people from the hostel. the character of this hostel is also true scandinavian, adding to the experience.

Disliked: the only thing i wasn't so keen on was the communal showers - although they were single gender, they were only divided by a piece of relatively see through glass. i heard that this is a very common european thing though and used one of the many private bathrooms instead!

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

24 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location, comfortable beds, mostly good recommendations for food etc from the staff

Disliked: bit of a rabbit warren

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

18 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly staff, free WiFi and computers to use, cosy corners at the windows to relax and we got a free breakfast to account for having to change rooms once. Top!

Disliked: Nothing! :)

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

William Fitzpatrick

Alone

Work / volunteering

17 July 2012 William would recommend this property

Liked: One of the best hostels I have ever stayed in

Disliked: William left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

saso zivkovic

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

17 July 2012 saso would recommend this property

Liked: A lot to offer.

Disliked: Extra charge.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

14 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The facilities are fantastic- it's got more than you would expect a hostel to have. The well equipped kitchen is especially good.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.