The hostels in Stockholm, apart from being an economical choice of accommodation, are also known for their unique structure and design. While some of them will bring you closer to the city’s grandeur, others will take you back in time with their unique architecture, and give you a platform to meet travelers from around the world.
10 Top Hostels In Stockholm
Listed below are some of the best hostels in Stockholm that would never have you looking at mundane hotels anymore! Keep scrolling down and read along!
1. Castanea Old Town Hostel
Voted by the Hostelworld users to be the best hostel in Stockholm in 2007, the Castanea Old Town Hostel, centrally located in Old Town, still remains among the city’s highest rated hostels. Guests here can enjoy easy access to the Stockholm Cathedral, Royal Palace, Nobel Museum, the City Hall and the local ferry service. This hostel offers single, twin, 4-bed, 6-bedded private rooms as well as dorms with 4, 6 and 16 beds – comfy ones with reading lights each. The kitchen dishes out good food, and allows you to cook for yourself too.
Price: INR 8,368
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2. City Hostel
Located just 450 m from the Stockholm Central Station, the City Hostel boasts of cleverly designed glass roof enabling natural lighting and amenities that have given it the title of being the “best hostel in Stockholm for digital nomads”. Music pipes throughout the rooms, even the bathrooms, giving it a friendly atmosphere.
Price: INR 5488
3. City Backpackers’ Hostel
With the little extras that the guests enjoy here, has led the City Backpackers outvoting every other property in the city to be the best hostel in Stockholm for solo travelers. Free pasta, free evening sauna, movie nights, bike rental, free ice skate or saucer sleighs rental during winters, heated floor facilities in the showers, free access to the computers and more are offered here. Guests sing praises of the hostel’s weekly traditional Swedish meatball dinners and the unique Viking Sauna tour too. This hostel is the perfect venue to meet travelers from all around the world. Female dorms are available here.
Price: INR 5,230
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4. Generator Hostel
Cheered by its patrons as the best party hostel in Stockholm, the Generator sits regally in a chic neighbourhood of Torsgatan. The Royal Palace and the Vasa Museum are just a short walk away, and one can enjoy the Nordic style of cuisines and coffee as they choose to wander around. Guests at the Generator would be delighted to experience the impeccable tastes and Nordic touch that has been added to the architecture, art and brand design throughout the building, as well as in its services and the exclusive Generator product store..
Price: INR 4,486
5. Red Boat Malaren
Dishing out a unique experience for its guests is the Red Boat Malaren, offering cozy hostel rooms aboard two boats anchored at a central location where the Lake Malaren and Baltic Sea meet. It has been tagged the best hostel in Stockholm offering private rooms along with 10, 4, 3 and 2 bedded rooms. The convenience of having popular eateries, pubs in Sodermalm, the historical Old Town and shopping areas within walking distance is an added bonus.
Price: INR 6,000
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6. Jumbo Stay
Yet another interesting concept for hostel architecture – the Jumbo Stay is the world’s first Boeing 747-200 Jumbo Jet converted into an upscale and trendy hostel in Stockholm. The Jumbo Stay and Jumbo Bar & restaurant can be accessed via a free shuttle bus from Arlanda Airport terminals in a 6 minute ride. 29 comfortable rooms with single, 2 & 3 bed options are offered here, the most luxurious among them being on the upper deck – the Cockpit suite.
Price: INR 9,600
7. Birka Hostel
Simple, neat and affordable, the Birka Hostel has fast claimed a place in the hearts of its guests as one of the best cheap hostels in Stockholm. It is centrally placed in the Stockholm city and offers private rooms, dorms and female dorms too. Though the amenities are basic, the guests are promised an extremely homely and comfortable experience.
Price: INR 3,000
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8. Archipelago Hostel Old Town
Experience the character of a 17th Century building at the heart of Old Town as you stay at the Archipelago Hostel in Stockholm. The guests here can enjoy the strategic location of the hostel close to the Old Town subway stop, Cathedral, Royal Palace, the Nobel Museum, and the harbour where ferry boats to Djurgarden can be availed.
Price: INR 5,069
9. STF/IYHF AF Chapman
On the Island of Skeppilmen is an AF Chafman sailing ship – one of the most important landmarks in the region. It has recently been renovated in 2008 from keel to mast, to bring its cabins to its original style and offer an exceptional living experience to the guests. The pretty yellow 19th century building right next to the ship serves as the reception and also houses regular rooms. This building has the interesting history of being the firewood storage space for the Royal Castle in the 18th century. This ship offers a good view of the Gamla Stan (Old Town) and the Royal Palace.
Price: INR 5,500
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10. Langholmen Hostel
This is another of those hostels in Stockholm that promises a unique experience – of living in the old prison cells of what used to be the Crown Prison! This old prison on the Langholmen Island in Central Stockholm today offers pleasantly well-equipped cells containing 2-4 bunk beds that may come with or without private bathrooms. This prison was initially built in 1840, and served as a prison until 1975. The hostel is located close to the beach and to Sodermalm – a location well known for its lively atmosphere with theatres, galleries, restaurants and bars.
Price: INR 4,820
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With such amazing hostels in Stockholm offering the extraordinary, who would prefer the mundane options for accommodation? So, pack your bags and book your next trip to Stockholm with TravelTriangle.
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