Stay in the heart of Stockholm Excellent location – show map

Located in the center of Stockholm’s Old Town, this hostel is 3 minutes’ walk from the Gamla Stan Metro Station. It features a communal, fully equipped kitchen, along with bright, fresh rooms.

Each simple room at the environmentally-friendly Castanea Old Town Hostel has wooden floors and access to shared bathroom facilities.

Free WiFi is available in public areas of Castanea Hostel. Ironing facilities, hairdryers and books can also be borrowed.

The Royal Palace is just 650 feet away, while Stockholm Central Station is 0.9 mi from the hostel. Guests can choose from a variety of dining and shopping options just outside of the 18th-century building.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

Castanea Old Town Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sept 25, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Stockholm, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8!


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4 reasons to choose Castanea Old Town Hostel

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  • The staff speaks English
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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
  • Swedish Institute
    0.1 miles
  • The Royal Palace
    0.2 miles
  • Museum of Medieval Stockholm
    0.3 miles
  • House of Nobility
    0.3 miles
  • The Swedish Parliament House
    0.3 miles
  • Riddarholmen Church
    0.3 miles
  • National Museum of Fine Arts
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Under Kastanjen Café
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Royal Swedish Opera
    0.4 miles
  • Monteliusvägen
    0.5 miles
  • Sergels Torg Square
    0.6 miles
  • Fotografiska Swedish Museum of Photography
    0.7 miles
  • Stockholm City Hall
    0.7 miles
  • Army Museum
    0.8 miles
  • Gröna Lund Amusement Park
    0.8 miles
  • ABBA The Museum
    0.8 miles
  • Skansen Open-Air Museum
    1.1 miles
  • Långholmen
    1.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bromma Stockholm Airport
    5 miles
  • Stockholm Arlanda Airport
    23 miles
  • Stockholm Västerås Airport
    54.4 miles
How to get to Castanea Old Town Hostel from Stockholm Arlanda Airport
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Amenities of Castanea Old Town Hostel
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swedish
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House rules Castanea Old Town Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

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 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 9 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

Bed linen and towels are not included. You can rent them on site for SEK 65 per stay or bring your own. Sleeping bags are not permitted.

After booking, the hostel will charge guests 10% of the full amount for the stay. Guests will also receive check-in instructions from Castanea Old Town Hostel via email.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Castanea Old Town Hostel in advance to receive the door code.

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

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Please inform Castanea Old Town Hostel 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.

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.

FAQs about Castanea Old Town Hostel

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

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

      • Bus 1h 20min

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

    • Check-in at Castanea Old Town Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Castanea Old Town Hostel is 0.6 miles from the center of Stockholm.