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This hostel is set in a 19th-century building, 1640 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. 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

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

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Stockholm, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4!


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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.6
Cleanliness
8.5
Comfort
8.5
Value for money
8.8
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
8.6
High score for Stockholm
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Camille
    United States of America United States of America
    Convenient location to everything parts of it are really old
  • Amela
    Albania Albania
    One of the friendliest hostels I have ever been to and I look forward to coming back again!
  • Iryna
    Hungary Hungary
    Everything was amazing - clean, cozy and overall great. I loved the additional bonuses (free pasta, tea and coffee, skates, sauna). It’s my first stay at a hostel ever, so I don’t have anything to compare it to, but I really enjoyed it.

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Nomad Restaurant and Bar
    • Cuisine
      Local

Amenities of City Backpackers Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Bar
  • Heating
  • Laundry
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • 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
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Swedish

House rules

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

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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

Check-out

From 1:00 AM to 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 6 and above will be charged as 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 more than 2 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted City Backpackers Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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.

If have booked a bed in a dorm room and you arrive after reception is closed please note it may not be possible to get extras ie. towel or padlock. When booking 12 beds or more group policies will apply.

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.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about City Backpackers Hostel

  • City Backpackers Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Nomad Restaurant and Bar

  • Check-in at City Backpackers Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • City Backpackers Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Game room
    • Walking tours
    • Movie nights
    • Live music/Performance

  • City Backpackers Hostel is 2,450 feet from the center of Stockholm. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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