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STF Stockholm / af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed on the boat, which was incredible, the morning views were a treat! I think more could be made more of the boat and have some seating on the deck. Unfortunately my experience of reception staff wasn't great - asked for opinions of where to go/what to eat and answers given were very unspecific. The breakfast offered was great...

Thank Niamh P
SofieJorsell, Chef at STF Stockholm / af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Niamh, Thank you for taking the time to answer our questionnaire. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and also thank you for your feed-back, we are always looking into how to improve our hostel. We hope to be welcoming you back here soon. Best regards The staff trough Sofie, Site manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I initially booked this hostel for the uniqueness, willing to put up with any problems just to have the fun of getting to stay on a boat for the night. However, I was very impressed with this hostel as a whole. Staff were friendly. The rooms and showers and such were clean. The beds were very comfortable and sheets and...

Thank Emily M
Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Nice Experience... Loved the Cozy Bunk Beds made inside a Medieval Ship... Affordable on Pocket as well... Walkable distance from Stockholm Central Station... Breakfast not included though... Still... A must experience while you are in Stockholm...

Thank Anshuman1943
Management response:

Dear Anshuman, we hope to see you soon again, you should really try it in summer time - it magic! Best regards Sofie

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 31 January 2017

A great experience during snow weather.A great view from the boat to discover the magic of Stockholm and its history. Central from the Station and nice stay onboard in a small cabin. You can also make the choice of the building where you can fin all amenities too.I highly recommand Chapman Hostel.

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Management response:

Dear Magali, there is something special about staying on af Chapman in winther time, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon again. Best regards Sofie Site manager

Vimercate, Italy
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The place is pretty big and well kept. Rooms are spacious and clean, there are many toilets and showers and I always found them clean. You get clean sheets and a towel, which is very good. There's no kitchen. The location is great as it is in Skeppsholmen (20 min walk from Central Station and 10 from Gamla Stan) and...

Thank Sele M
Management response:

Dear Sele, thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I am sad to read that we were unclear in our information that the guest kitchen is found in the building on land as well as the living room and breakfast room. We have updated...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The stay in Hostel af Chapman was quirky and fun. The hostel is a ship and we stayed in a 2 person room (the beds were bunk beds). The room wasn't particularly big but it was more than enough - just like a ship cabin. There was a small window and a sink. The bathrooms/toilets were shared and were well...

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Management response:

Dear Jana, Thank you for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and would love to see you here again. Best regards The staff trough Sofie, Site manager

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Booked to vista's the Af chapman a while ago, the place is very easy to find from central station in Stockholm I got the 65 bus which drops you right outside the hostel/ship there is a luggage storage area if needed as I could not check in till around 3 which was very helpful the staff are very friendly and...

Thank Eltoncook
SofieJorsell, Chef at STF Stockholm / af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Elton, Thank you for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best regards Sofie

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a group for a weekend for a friends birthday. The boat was easy to get to from Arlanda airport. It was within walking distance to old town, shops and restaurants. It was -8 degrees when we visited Stockholm and the boat was warm & comfortable. Also in the main building there was a great vibe and...

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Unfortunately i found the service of this hostel is very negative, especially their people. I can't believe this is how they treat their future customers. We even haven't stayed any night and just had some questions that we hope we could get some response. They were very passive to answer our emails and reluctant to offer help. What annoyed us...

Thank Tizzy C
Management response:

Dear Tizzy, It makes me so sad to read about your stay. We are very proud of our product and service is off course the most important thing that we can offer. I would be grateful if you would contact me at sofie.jorsell@stfturist.se as I would like to know more and take action so that this will not happen again....

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Although Af Chapman is a hostel they have two cabins that serves as double hotel rooms with en suite bathrooms. My friend and I stayed in one of them, the Navigation Cabin in the former chart room on the upper deck of the ship. The view was magnificent and the location fantastic. I highly recommend it to anyone fit enough...

Thank shegeek

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Skeppsholmen island in Stockholm, this STF hostel is split between a late 1800s ship called Af Chapman and former navy barracks called Hantverkshuset. Moderna Museum and East Asia Museum within walking distance. Guest can choose from guest rooms or ship cabins. The guest rooms located in the main building feature large windows, high ceiling and views of the water or park. Some of the ship cabins have a small sitting area and a small window with a city view. Both options include access to shared bathroom facilities. Guests can enjoy a traditional Swedish breakfast buffet. The on-site cafe serves light meals. There is also a shared kitchen where guests can prepare own meals. During June to August, guests can relax on the sun deck on Af Chapman. The Ostasiatiska Museet Bus Stop is 150 m from the hostel. Kungstradgarden Metro Station is 10 minutes’ walk from STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen. Welcome to visit STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen! ... more   less 

Additional Information about STF Stockholm / af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel

Address: 8 Flaggmansvaegen, Stockholm 111 49, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm
Price Range: $40 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — STF Stockholm / af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 77
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“Get a room that faces the sea”
 of 5 bubbles SeleM313, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask when booking a quiet room, I got one upon request”
 of 5 bubbles 211caterinar, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“The private rooms in the back of the boat are fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles bestregardsf, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“B20 is a nice room!”
 of 5 bubbles AManInEivissa, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The hostel offers the choice of sleeping on land or on the boat. My advice: Choose the boat. it's like 5€/night more but it's worth it”
 of 5 bubbles CdricLab, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
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