Stay in the heart of Stockholm Excellent location – show map

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This property is a 12-minute walk from the beach. Set in a 17th-century building in the center of Stockholm’s old town, Gamla Stan, Archipelago Hostel Old Town is 1,000 feet from the Royal Palace. Gamla Stan Metro Station is a 2-minute walk away.

The bright, simply furnished rooms at Archipelago Hostel Old Town have large windows overlooking charming, cobblestone streets. Bathroom facilities are shared.

The Nobel Museum is a 3-minute walk from Archipelago Hostel Old Town. Ferry connections to the islands of Djurgården and Skeppsholmen are just 1,000 feet away.

Gamla Stan offers a wide range of shops, from arts and crafts to souvenirs to high end boutiques. Numerous restaurants are found in the area.

This is our guests' favorite part of Stockholm, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Archipelago Hostel Old Town has been welcoming guests since Mar 27, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Stockholm, this property has an excellent location score of 9.6!


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Archipelago Hostel Old Town

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

Enjoy Stockholm’s 13th-century city center, featuring a colorful blend of elaborately decorated houses, narrow medieval alleys, and impressive Baroque palaces.

What's nearby
  • Stortorget Square
    0.1 miles
  • Nobel Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Stockholm Cathedral
    0.1 miles
  • Riddarholmen Church
    0.2 miles
  • House of Nobility
    0.2 miles
  • Swedish Institute
    0.2 miles
  • The Royal Palace
    0.2 miles
  • Katarina Elevator
    0.3 miles
  • The Swedish Parliament House
    0.3 miles
  • Museum of Medieval Stockholm
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Old Town large variety of restaurants, cafes and shops.
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  • Cafe/Bar Old Town large variety of cafes
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Monteliusvägen
    0.4 miles
  • Royal Swedish Opera
    0.4 miles
  • Sergels Torg Square
    0.6 miles
  • Stockholm City Hall
    0.6 miles
  • Fotografiska Swedish Museum of Photography
    0.7 miles
  • Army Museum
    0.9 miles
  • Gröna Lund Amusement Park
    0.9 miles
  • ABBA The Museum
    0.9 miles
  • Skansen Open-Air Museum
    1.2 miles
  • Långholmen
    1.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Lake Mälaren
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  • River Lake Mälaren & Riddarfjärden
    0 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Stockholm Inner Harbour/Baltic Sea
    0.1 miles
Ski lifts
  • Hammarbybacken
    1.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bromma Stockholm Airport
    4.9 miles
  • Stockholm Arlanda Airport
    23.1 miles
  • Stockholm Västerås Airport
    54.3 miles
How to get to Archipelago Hostel Old Town from Stockholm Arlanda Airport
    Public shuttle
    Parking available
Amenities of Archipelago Hostel Old Town
  • Walking tours
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may apply.
  • Street parking
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swedish

House rules Archipelago Hostel Old Town takes special requests – add in the next step!


1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Archipelago Hostel Old Town accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that check-in may not be possible after 20:00. Contact the property for further details.

Please note that this property has no elevator.

Please note that minimum age for staying at the hotel is 21 years of age.

Please note that guests booking from Stockholm postal codes 100-199 are not permitted at this property.

At Archipelago Hostel Old Town, the style and décor of individual rooms varies and may differ from the photos displayed.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Archipelago Hostel Old Town of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Archipelago Hostel Old Town

  • Archipelago Hostel Old Town offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Walking tours

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Archipelago Hostel Old Town by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 40min

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Archipelago Hostel Old Town.

  • Archipelago Hostel Old Town is 0.7 miles from the center of Stockholm.

  • Check-in at Archipelago Hostel Old Town is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Archipelago Hostel Old Town may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.