Stay in the heart of Stockholm Excellent location – show map

This hostel is set in a 19th-century building, 1,650 feet from Stockholm Central Station and 5 minutes’ walk from Drottninggatan shopping street. WiFi internet, evening sauna and pasta are free. Ice skates can be borrowed for free during winter.

All rooms at City Backpackers Hostel have air conditioning and heating. Lockers are available and padlocks can be bought in the reception.

City Backpackers’ café offers breakfast in the morning. Snacks and drinks are available in the reception throughout the day. For self-caterers, there is a fully equipped kitchen with microwaves and refrigerators. Guests can also enjoy a meal or drink in the restaurant Nomad, located next to the hostel.

The lounge offers Mac and PC computers with free internet access, TV with cable channels and Swedish movie nights. There is also a library with magazines and a book exchange. During summer, the beautiful open courtyard is furnished with tables and chairs

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

City Backpackers Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 1, 2007

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Stockholm, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Have you taken any precautions for check-in because of the coronavirus?
    Guests have the possibility to do online check, payment online and we are now cash free on the property for hygienic reasons.
    Answered on July 3, 2020
  • Self service washer and dryer on hostel site?
    We have self service washer and dryer facilities on site for our guests to use. It costs 50 SEK a wash which includes laundry detergent.
    Answered on November 14, 2019
  • How mouch do i have to pay for the linen?
    The linen is 25 SEK (one-time cost) or 35 SEK if you also like to add a towel at check-in.
    Answered on October 30, 2019
  • Hello I’m arriving by bus at 5:30am on Friday. Can I reserve a room for Thursday and check in at reception at 8:00am on Friday? And go straight to my bed?
    Yes, if you have booked the night before (Thursday) and arrives Friday early morning, you should be able to get access to your bed immediately but if ..
    Answered on December 4, 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    Yes, we have frequent tours and activities each week. They change from season to season.
    Answered on December 4, 2019
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Nomad Restaurant and Bar

    Food: Local

Amenities of City Backpackers Hostel Great facilities! Review score, 8.7
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Live music/Performance
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Spa
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Swedish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

City Backpackers Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

1:00 AM - 10:00 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 6 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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 7 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa City Backpackers 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.Please note that it is required to rent bed linen on site, which costs 35 SEK per person (one time cost for the whole duration of stay). There is a bed linen and towel package at checkin that costs 60 SEK per person. A towel costs on it's own usual price 35 SEK per person. Please note that sleeping bags are not permitted. Guests arriving after 20:00 are kindly asked to note this in the Special Requests box when booking, so that check-in can be prepared. The property accepts Apple Pay. Guests must be at least 18 years to stay in the dormitory rooms. Guests under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult and are welcome to stay in the private rooms. When booking for more than 6 people, or if you book a Family Room, Standard Apartment, Apartment with sauna or Superior Apartment, different policies and additional supplements may apply. Please note that the property does not accept reservations from local residents with Stockholm postal codes 100-199.

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 is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

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

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 City Backpackers 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.