Situated in vibrant Södermalm, this hotel is set in a 1930s Art Déco building by Mariatorget Square. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with Blu-ray player and luxury beds. Wi-Fi access is free. An iPhone docking station, pillow menus and Egyptian cotton sheets are standard at Hotel Rival. All rooms are decorated with a scene from a classic Swedish film. Some include bathrobes and slippers, plus views over the tree-lined Mariatorget Square. Free tea/coffee and biscuits are available 24/7. Free DVD rentals are possible from the reception. Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town is only 10 minutes’ walk from Rival Hotel. Mariatorget Metro Station is 150 metres away. Bistro Restaurant offers Swedish cuisine and an extensive wine list. Chilled beers and cocktails are served in Rival’s elegant bar.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Stockholm, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking available


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
or
1 large double bed
2 single beds
or
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
or
2 single beds
2 single beds
or
1 large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
9.2
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
8.4
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
8.7
High score for Stockholm
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Bronwynm
    Australia Australia
    This was an absolutely beautiful hotel in a beautiful location. Close to train station and all other main attractions in Stockholm - easy to get anywhere. Breakfast was the best we have had anywhere in our travels. Staff were lovely. Beds super...
  • Kris
    Australia Australia
    This hotel is its own little world and it’s so good ! The breakfast is amazing :) love all the quirks ! Location is perfect too !
  • Celeste
    United States United States
    Our room was very comfortable and the bathroom was modern and well appointed . Wonderful breakfast! The staff were very helpful and welcoming. I would return.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Bistro Rival
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • European

Facilities of Hotel Rival
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Heating
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live music/performance
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Blu-ray player
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs SEK 650 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Transport
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Lift
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

House rules

Hotel Rival takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00

Check-out

Until 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 4 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
3 years
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
SEK 700 per child, per night
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
SEK 700 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

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

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Hotel Rival accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that this is a cash-free hotel.

FAQs about Hotel Rival

  • Check-in at Hotel Rival is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at Hotel Rival may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Hotel Rival include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Guests staying at Hotel Rival can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Hotel Rival is 1 miles from the centre of Stockholm. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Hotel Rival has 1 restaurant:

    • Bistro Rival

  • Hotel Rival offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Stand-up comedy
    • Live music/performance
    • Bike tours
    • Bicycle rental