This hostel is housed in a refurbished 1800s prison building, on the central Stockholm island of Långholmen. In green surroundings, it offers a restaurant, a shared kitchen and free Wi-Fi and parking. STF Långholmen Hostel’s rooms have a private bathroom or shared facilities. Some rooms include a TV. In summer, guests can unwind on the grounds. Other facilities include rental bikes and reserved washing machines and dryers. The sandy Långholmsbadet beach is just 55 yards from STF Långholmen, while Hornstull Metro Station is a 10 minute walk away. The scenic surroundings provide opportunities for relaxing walks. The nearby Hornstull district has plenty of restaurants and bars.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

STF Långholmen Hostel has been welcoming guests since Feb 7, 2012
Hotel chain/brand:
Hostelling International

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 bunk bed
2 twin beds
1 bunk bed
2 twin beds
2 bunk beds
2 full beds
2 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
High score for Stockholm
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  • Nicolas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Easy to find. Reasonable price. Staff was friendly and it was easy to check in and out. Clean room with a spacious bathroom. I wish I had more time to check out the included museum and restaurant!
  • Kirk
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It was a historical building and on a quiet island near a beach
  • Whipeyourself
    The shower was great, and the rooms well outfitted with historical snippets.
  • Joerg
    Great Atmosphere in the jail but still cozy comfy, and the styling and setup is with a cool sense of humor The staff was great and helpful 👍 and the breakfast was good. The rooms are very clean and a lot of parking options are available. Location...
  • Bram
    The atmosphere is unique, being an old prison. Also very good value for money.
  • Aleksandr
    It was ok for a couple of nights, plus all the entourage. Interesting experience, nice surroundings. Some really good restaurants in the area, especially liked a Lebanese place (10 min walk from the hotel).
  • Krix_c
    Beautiful building, cool location, great common spaces, beach very close to the hostel and breakfast was excelent
  • Matthew
    Lovely location, next to a small beach and running trails, and a small dock for kayaks and boats. Very quiet/private, but still less than 10min away from bus and subway. Staff were very nice and accommodating. Clientelle was older/more mature...
  • Andrea
    It was beautiful. Nice are to take walks in with close by parks.
  • Federico
    Cool ambiance with jail-theme design and details. Cells are small but really well prepared to make your stay comfortable. We enjoyed our time there, the island has beautiful surroundings and views.

Property questions and answers
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  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Sheets and towels are always included in the hotel and can be booked separately when you are staying in our hostel or you can bring your own sheets fo..
    Answered on 3 February 2020
  • Do you provide sheets?

    Yes in all our hotel rooms sheets are included. When you book rooms for the hostel you can choose to rent sheets or bring your own sheets. Welcome!
    Answered on 3 February 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Yes the hotel is on an island not in the down town area of Stockholm. It is generally quite quiet at night. Welcome!
    Answered on 3 February 2020
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    Stockholm is a city of islands and we do have some lovely smaller bathing spots close by. However Stockholm is not normally considered to be a 'beach ..
    Answered on 3 February 2020
  • Hi. Is the parking suitable for a campervan (2.5m high)?

    Yes, we have outdoor parking.
    Answered on 8 August 2022
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, we do!
    Answered on 25 January 2020
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Långholmens Wärdshus
    • Cuisine
    • Ambience

Amenities of STF Långholmen Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Beachfront
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swedish

House rules

STF Långholmen Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 10:00 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.

Children 4 and above are considered 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
SEK 150 per child, per night
3 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
SEK 150 per child, per night
16+ years
Extra bed upon request
SEK 250 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 are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash STF Långholmen Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Bed linen and towels are not included. You can rent them on site or bring your own. Sleeping bags are not allowed.

When booking 10 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about STF Långholmen Hostel

  • STF Långholmen Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Långholmens Wärdshus

  • Guests staying at STF Långholmen Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at STF Långholmen Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

  • STF Långholmen Hostel is 1.6 miles from the center of Stockholm. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • STF Långholmen Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Bicycle rental

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from STF Långholmen Hostel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.