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  • Average24%
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24 Apr 2018
“Very beautiful atmosphere and very central”
20 Nov 2016
“Good location”
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

It is a hostel that you will be amazed once you get there. It is very central, middle of the Gamla Stan(Means Old Town in Swedish), a cellar hostel with a good architecture. Of course there is some drawbacks such as no windows for natural...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2016

Located at the old town, one will find his way easily around. The hostel is located mostly under the level of the ground, tiny windows in each room, but all was fine for me. Just remember to read the booking carefully, take your sheets etc...More

Thank Konstanty D
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

No where near as lovely and bright as the pictures make it look. Only good thing is the location in the old town. The guy on the "reception desk" was not very helpful when me and my friend showed up at 1030 fresh off our...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2016

The location of this hostel is pretty good. It's located in the old part but the new part is about 15 minutes walking away. You get a code for the front door so you can enter, they have quite some rooms available. The sanitary is...More

Thank nsjansen
Reviewed February 19, 2016

+Found a room at 4 pm and I was alone in the 6 bed rooms. +The price is reasonable for the gammla stan, but you can find cheaper options too. +Very nice neighborhood in the touristic part of Stockholm, close to public transportation - The...More

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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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"Ask about the type of room. The room for two can be a bed for two behind the partician and with your own key..."
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"Avoid room 13 until its door is fixed!"
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"Rooms have no daylight and heat"
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"choose another hostel. There are FAR better hostels than this one in Stockholm, hostels with much better..."
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