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Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant provides a unique experience aboard an elegant 250 feet yacht, permanently docked at Riddarholmen Island, next to Stockholm’s charming Old Town. It features wonderful views of Riddarfjärden Bay.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout Mälardrottningen Hotel. Guests stay in cabins, decorated with dark timber finish, carpeting and portholes.

Upon arrival, guests enter via a gangplank into a beautifully designed lobby with teak paneling and nautical décor. The TV lounge is found above the engine room, which can be viewed through the glass floors.

The glassed-in Mälardrottningen Restaurant is found on the fore deck, facing City Hall, and includes an open dining terrace. The bar is set in the former wheelhouse.

Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel is 1,650 feet from Gamla Stan Metro Station, and Stockholm Central Station is reached in about 10 minutes by foot.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant has been welcoming guests since Nov 21, 2008

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Stockholm, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Breakfast Info


Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 full bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, i'm a person who gets sea that a problem when i want to stay at your boat
    Dear Mr/Mrs, Yes It can be a problem if you gets sea sick. Depending the weather condition and boat traffic outside.
    Answered on 20 January 2020
  • Am I able to drop-off my luggage before the check-in time if I arrive in Sweden before 2pm (and then check-in later)?
    Yes, if Your cabin is not ready when You come to check-in, then We do have space to leave luggage during the day.
    Answered on 31 December 2019
  • Dear contact person I want to book a room in your hotel but i have a question. Is your breakfast buffet?is it in the restaurant? The glassed-in Mälard..
    Dear Mr/Mrs Our breakfastbuffet is served in first part of the restaurant not the glassed in. You still have a wonderful view toward the water ans Sto..
    Answered on 14 September 2021
  • do all you rooms have toilet and shower facilities
    Hello, Yes, all rooms have private showers and toilets. Kind regards, David
    Answered on 27 November 2019
  • Hello, I am travelling by myself. Can I reserve a cabin without sharing it with anyone?
    Hello. Yes, we do not have any sharing cabins. We're a Hotel, not a hostel.
    Answered on 10 October 2022
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Host Info

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When you enter the gangway of Mälardrottningen, you might be walking in the same footsteps of former movie stars, politicians and royals. The ship was built in 1924 for Mr C.K.G Billings, a millionaire from New York, and was at that time the world’s largest diesel driven yacht. The ship was later bought by the Woolworth-millionaire Frank W. Hutton. Barbara Hutton, the Woolworth heiress received it as a gift from her father on her 18th birthday. Barbara lived an extravagant life among royals and movie stars and in the 1940’s she was married to Cary Grant. She later sold the ship to the Royal British Navy for one pound sterling. During the Second World War the ship was anchored very shortly in Panama and later on moved to Norway where she was used as a training ship. During the fifties the ship was used as a passenger ferry between Stockholm and Åbo in Finland. Since 1982, Mälardrottningen has been at her current location and only leaves the dock for maintenance every fifth year.
Languages spoken: English,Swedish
Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant Mälardrottningen

    Food: Local

    Open for: Breakfast

Amenities of Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs SEK 200 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Baggage storage
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swedish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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


1:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Debit card Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that parking tickets for street parking can be purchased at the reception.

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 Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant

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

  • Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant Mälardrottningen

  • Check-in at Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna

  • Mälardrottningen Yacht Hotel & Restaurant is 3,100 feet from the center of Stockholm.