If you’re visiting one of the coolest cities in the world you’ll want that to reflect in the accommodation you choose. Pick one of the coolest accommodation in Stockholm options and your super cool holiday is sorted…
1. City Backpackers Hostel
With 1568 reviews and an overall 95% rating City Backpackers Hostel is one of the best properties on all of HostelBookers, as rated by our customers.
It’s in a great location downtown and staff will be happy to take you out on the free tours of the area – including the wintertime Viking Sauna Tour. Book your stay here and you’ll be in a safe and quiet area just 500 metres away from the Central Station and the bus and airport shuttle terminal.
You’ll have access to free Wi-Fi on their macs and PCs as well as your own.
You can enjoy a free evening sauna, free pasta and plenty of space in the many common rooms too. As well as the big onsite guest kitchen there’s also a cosy breakfast café where you can take Swedish cooking classes each week. There’s also a book exchange, satellite TV and a courtyard filled with comfy furniture.
Not only is City Backpackers Hostel a brilliantly fun place to stay, it’s also eco-friendly. They use electricity that’s been renewably sourced and energy-efficient light bulbs too.
Rooms are doubles, triples or 4-12 bed dorms. Female only dorms are also provided. If you prefer there are three apartments available for up to 6 people with a private bathroom, shower and kitchen.
The most beautiful indoor swimming pool in Sweden is just two blocks away on Drottninggatan, the major shopping street in Stockholm. You’ll also find shopping streets, food markets and free exhibitions nearby too. As well as a huge beer garden just next door.
Private rooms start from €24.92pppn and dorms from €18.21pppn.
2. Jumbo Stay, STF/HI
Possibly one of the coolest accommodations in the world the Jumbo Stay in Stockholm is the world’s first hostel converted Boeing 747-200 Jumbo Jet.
It’s just a ten-minute walk away from the check in counters at Arlanda Airport meaning you’ll have great access to the rest of the city with all the airport connections available.
There are 25 comfortable rooms available with 2-4 beds. If you feel like treating yourself book into the most luxurious room on the plane’s upper deck. Stay in this room and you’ll have an exclusive cockpit suite with a private ensuite bathroom and toilet.
Each room has a flatscreen TV where you can, among other things, watch the times of the departures and arrivals.
You’ll find Wi-Fi throughout the jet and a fun little Jumbo Café where you can enjoy the light snacks and beverages.
Private rooms from €44.57pppn and shared dorms from €38.34pppn.
3. Rygerfjord Hotel and Hostel
The Rygerfjord Hotel and Hostel is a former cruise ship that floats along the banks by Södermalm. It’s just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Stockholm and the Old Town.
The Rygerfjord Hotel and Hostel is a great choice year round; in winter you can look out over the frozen Lake Mälaren from the comfort of your cosy seat, while in the summer the boat provides the perfect base from which to enjoy the various activities Stockholm has to offer.
There’s a maritime-style lounge with cable TV and a bar service on board. During the long summer evenings the top-deck bar is open and there’s an onboard restaurant too.
Rygerfjord has 70 rooms, ranging from single rooms to a 12-bed dorm. A breakfast buffet is available every for a small extra charge. Parking is available just outside and there’s free internet available too.
Beds start from €32.59pppn.
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