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Stora Nygatan 38, Gamla Stan, 11127 Stockholm, Sweden – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 309 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Archipelago Hostel Old Town.
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WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
From 1:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child under 6 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 309 reviews
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This waterfront property is overlooking Lake Mälaren in Stockholm’s Old Town, 250 metres from the Royal Palace. It provides free WiFi, free use of guest computers and a communal kitchen.
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Score from 3144 reviews Good
In a former brewery, Best Hostel City features free Wi-Fi and rooms with shared or private bathroom facilities. Drottninggatan shopping street is 320 yards away.
Score from 1226 reviews Good
This budget hotel is right across from Stockholm Central Station, City Bus Terminal and the Arlanda Airport Express Train. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi internet and free 24-hour tea or coffee.
Score from 1747 reviews Very good
Friendly & helpful staff! I enjoyed my stay at your place and, if I travel back to Stockholm, will be there for sure!
The shower facilities
Location is great.Rooms and shower facilities are clean.
Sheets are 'optional' but were automatically included into my bill (without using them). Note that they charge fees on your Visa without telling you! (Which is rude.)
The water was warm enough in the showers and the bathroom was very clean. The mattresses were very cumfy and the duvet was thick and full.
I did not enjoy the showers' extremely short periods of about three seconds, then having to press the button again. Dusty under the beds. Not very available staff. When booking via a booking service you do not get a code to get into the door.
Excellent location. Clean place.
- Reception is only open for a few hours and only on working days. No one will help you on weekend. - Also you can't leave your luggage at reception, if you're leaving today and don't want to keep it all day long until departure (but anyway some people do this at their risk). Hostel recommends you leave it in luggage room in train station, which is 60-80 SEK (4h\24h). - They really push you out right in 11:00 AM. No exceptions. - Breakfast is available at the nearest cafe "Cronor" with "discount" 10%. Menu is limited with 3 variants. - If you will forget to close the windows on monday morning cleaning crew will arrive on the street and will clean canalization and you will get out of breath because of horrible stink, filling your room. - It's really not a hostel. Just pension. There's no public hall to meet people and find new friends, no public PC (if you need one), no any games (darts, cards and stuff), no fridge with drinks, no toothbrushes\toothpaste\slippers and any other useful goods for guests. So you'll only get a room and bed, nothing more. For me it's not enough.
The location is fabulous. Less then 5 minutes walk to a bus stop that will bring you to the central station in another 5 minutes. Positioned well in the middle of many attractions.
I am probably fine with slight creaking of the bed. But every tiny movement resulted in a loud noise, loud enough to be of disturbance to another person. The mattress, at least the one that i slept on, seems to have concaved parts, i woke up with a bad backache. The hostel also do not allow you to leave your luggage in their facitility after you check out, just take note.
Very good location. Kind staff.
Noise coming from street.
located right in the historical central, many windows, cosy kitchen
paying extra for bed linen & towels
- The location was really perfect. The hostel is situated in the middle of the old town of Stockholm. We did everything by foot! - It was ok clean - just some rubbish left overs from some other guests squeezed in the bed between mattress and bed - It is a good place if you just need a place to sleep, but not if you are looking for a social place!
- There was no staff available almost at all time. - We stayed there for 2 nights and had to move after the first night. Our stuff was moved without us knowing which sheet was whose etc. - There is a pub next to the hostel so it can be quiet noisy during the weekend (depending on which room you are in)
Well-equipped kitchen, very clean, quiet. Easy to access.
Wifi code not posted anywhere. One bed was slacking (so bad on the back).
The location in the Old Town is really beautiful. The staff was helpful even when we arrived later in the evening.
Two twinbeds for a young couple is not that convenient to keep them together. Bringing your own bedsheets takes a lot of space while only travelling with hand luggage. The system to enter the hostel and find your room was not indicated that well.
The location and the cleanliness
The showers (you have to press a buttom will you are in the shower to get the water), the toilettes and the stairs to access to the hostel (dangerous, very old)
Location is great.
Sheets and towels cost 65 sek, only sheets - 55, towel - 20.
There is no coffee or tea in the dining room
Easy - they provided early check in, that was great!
They charge separately for bed sheets and towels - additional 130sek (Euro 13) - I think I didnt notice this hidden charge before booking.
Wifi is good. Room is clean.
The shower need to keep pressing when you're taking a shower, it's inconvenient. Street noise.
Kind and considerate staff!
Showers: Towels and clothes can either be taken inside the shower, where they will get wet – or you will have to dress and undress outside with little to no privacy to then leave all your stuff unattended. Shower runs on a push-button system which requires the flow to be restarted every three seconds.
The staff was very friendly and helpful. The rooms, the toilets and the showers were very clean. The location of the hotel is perfect. The price is really affordable. The hostel itself is very quiet. You can get a good sleep.
There was nothing that bothered me during my stay.
It was hard to get hold of the codes to the doors and when I got to the hostel the codes were wrong. Quite anoying. It happend to other guests to. There´s no staff between 3-6 as you´re told! The showers is very small. Obviuosly you´re supposed to go there only dressed in your towel, since there is no place to hang your clothes. The hostel is a backpacker kind of place. Note that they charge fees on your Visa without telling you! Personalen talar dålig svenska.
Location is absolutely incredible. Rooms are facilities were great.
The kitchen is very, very limited. No pan, spatula or toaster.
clean great location
sheets are 'optional' but were automatically included into my bill (without using them)
- location - clean room - 65 kr. - bed linen and towel Good choice for stay. Definitely will stay here again.
Rooms and shower facilities very clean and staff friendly and helpful.
Communal kitchen is a bonus.
Really thin walls mean you hear the people next door word for word.
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