In vibrant Södermalm, this hotel is in a 1930s Art Déco building by Mariatorget Square. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with a Blu-ray player and luxury beds. Wi-Fi access is free. An iPhone docking station, pillow menus and Egyptian cotton sheets are standard at the Hotel Rival. All rooms are decorated with a scene from a classic Swedish movie. Some include bathrobes and slippers, plus views of the tree-lined Mariatorget Square. Free tea/coffee and cookies are available 24/7. Free DVD rentals are possible at the front desk. Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town is only a 10-minute walk from the Rival Hotel. The Mariatorget Metro Station is 500 ft away. Bistro Restaurant serves Swedish cuisine and an extensive wine list. Chilled beers and cocktails are served in Rival’s elegant bar.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the 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 twin beds
or
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
or
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
or
2 twin beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've 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
8.8
High score for Stockholm
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Eric
    United States of America United States of America
    The location was great, walked everywhere. Liked the area being quiet and accessible to restaurants and attractions. Staff went beyond to be helpful. Breakfast was very good. Hotel was well kept and clean. Wish we could have stayed longer.
  • Linda
    United States of America United States of America
    the front desk staff were accommodating and welcoming and my room was ready early upon arrival from NY
  • Deborah
    United States of America United States of America
    Breakfast was great. The staff was very helpful and cheerful. The cleaning and turn-down staff did a fantastic job.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Bistro Rival
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • European

Amenities of Hotel Rival
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Heating
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • 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 available at a location nearby (reservation is needed) and costs SEK 650 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage 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 center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered 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 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

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 4 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

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free
3 years old
Crib 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 cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs 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
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that this is a cash-free hotel.

FAQs about Hotel Rival

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

  • Check-in at Hotel Rival is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

  • 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 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

  • Room options at Hotel Rival include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double