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Set over 2 boats, this hostel is anchored at Riddarfjärden Bay of Lake Mälaren in central Stockholm. It provides a restaurant with lunch and dinner options, a bar and two sun terraces with outdoor furniture.

Each simply decorated room at Den Röda Båten includes wooden furnishings, bed linen and a wardrobe. Most cabins have shared bathroom facilities, which are located in the hallway. Superior cabins include a private bathroom. Some cabins feature views of the lake.

Free WiFi is available on both boats. A daily breakfast buffet is available at Röda Båten.

Slussen Metro Station and the city’s historic Old Town are both within 2,150 feet of the hostel. The trendy Södermalm district, 10 minutes’ walk away, offers a wide selection of shopping, dining and nightlife choices. Stockholm Central Station is a 3-minute Metro ride away.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Den Röda Båten has been welcoming guests since May 8, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Stockholm, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

Breakfast Info



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Room Type
1 twin bed
2 bunk beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, myself and my wife are planning to stay for one night at the beginning of our holiday then walk the Huga kusten. We are looking to stay a furth..
    Hello, Yes its possible to store some luggage here for a small extra fee, contact reception on email for further information
    Answered on 8 December 2019
  • Is there a hairdryer available?
    Dear You can borrow hairdryer from us. Best regards Thomas / Front desk
    Answered on 11 October 2019
  • We would love to stay at your Roda Baten. However we do have a tiny little dog (2kg), absolutely potty trained and no barking. We keep her in a bag an..
    Dear Simone and Karsten, Its depend which kind of room will you booked, If you decide to book private room with your own bathroom so its no problem f..
    Answered on 1 February 2021
  • Hello! My partner and I would like to book but we will be seeing a concert before we check in that evening, is it possible to check in after 22:30 if ..
    Dear Our reception is open until 23.00 everyday , so if you arive after this you go to our Sister ship Rygerfjord to collect the key. Best regards ..
    Answered on 12 October 2022
  • Hello there. My train arrives at 10 minutes before midnight, can i still check in after midtnight at your hotel? Thanks for information. Kind regards, Petra
    Dear Petra, Reception is open 24/7 so no problem with late inchekning Best regards, Lana & The Red Boat team
    Answered on 21 March 2022
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Local • International
Amenities of Den Röda Båten
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Russian
  • Swedish
  • Ukrainian

House rules

Den Röda Båten takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 10:30 PM

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


From 7:00 AM to 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 of all ages are welcome.

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


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Cash Den Röda Båten accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive after 23.00, different check-in instructions apply.

When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Please inform Den Röda Båten 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 Den Röda Båten

  • Den Röda Båten is 0.8 miles from the center of Stockholm.

  • Den Röda Båten has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Guests staying at Den Röda Båten can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

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

  • Check-in at Den Röda Båten is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Den Röda Båten offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Yes, Den Röda Båten is popular with guests booking family stays.