Stockholm Hostels – Stockholm is home to over sixty different hostels. The majority of hostels are designed with the traveller in mind and are located near bus and train stations. Most will also offer laundry, Internet, and cooking facilities for guests to use on site. Hostels in Stockholm are open year round with a few exceptions, and many are twenty-four hours so you can have the freedom to come and go as you please, as well as check in and out on your schedule.
If you know you plan on staying at a particular hostel it is best to call ahead and make a Reservation early especially if you think you will be arriving after 6pm. Some hotels will have someone at the desk late at night, but many will not. Make sure before you arrive that there will be someone there to help you check in. Arriving and having nowhere to stay could be an avoidable setback. Several of Stockholm’s hostels are located in ships, which can make for a fun and different stay from the traditional hotel or hostel experience. Below are a few best hostels in Stockholm :
AF Chapman Hostel
As much a historical landmark of Stockholm as a hostel; AF Chapman is located in a British ship built in 1888, and Skeppsholmen Hostel located right beside AF Chapman on dry land. AF Chapman has served in the British fleet, and as a navy bunker before becoming a youth hostel in 1949. AF Chapman offers accommodations for individuals as well as families and groups and is open year round. Bed starts from 40 USD. Call +46 8 463 22 80 or visit website.
City Backpackers Hostel
Upplandsgatan 2a, 11123, Sweden
The City Backpackers Hostel is located close to the bus line, shopping, and several tourist sights. Open 365 days a year and unlike other hostels has no curfew. The hostel has 24-hour access to the Internet that is free for all of its guests and the hostel has laundry facilities available on site for guests. Rooms are bunk beds for 2, 4 o 8. Beds starts from 25 USD. Call +46 8 20 69 20 or visit website for advance booking.
Hälsobrunnsgatan 10, 113 61 Stockholm, Sweden
Open year round, with no curfew. Abbes hostel has rooms with 4 or 6 bunks beds designated by gender, as well as single and twin accommodations at a nearby sister hostel. Every bed has a complimentary duvet and pillow, bed linen are however required (no sleeping bags). If you are not travelling with linen then you can borrow them from the hostels desk for a small fee. Beds starts from 25 USD. Call +46 70 074 47 06 or visit website.
The Red Boat Mälaren Hostel
Södermälarstrand kj 6 118 20
Located aboard two boats riverside close to the center of Stockholm. There are no cooking facilities on site, but the hostel has a cafeteria, which serves meals. The doors are locked at night, you receive a code at check in however that allows you to come and go as you please at night. Bed starts from 35 USD, call +46 8 644 43 85 or visit website.
Globens Vandrarhem Hostel
Gullmarsvägen 92-94, 12039 Arsta, Sweden.
This handicap friendly hostel is located just outside of the center on the city and is within walking distance of the subway. With over 150 beds, Globens Vandrarhem can be great hostel for large groups, as well as a few travelling companions.
Rygerfjord Hotel & Hostel
Södermälarstrand, Kajplats 11-15
S-118 25 Stockholm
A hostel on a ship. The Rygerfjord is open year-round. The hostel has a top deck bar grill that is open during the summer months, and has a restaurant year round tat serves meals. Call +46 8 84 08 30 or visit website for booking.
Generally hostels are best for solo travelers who travels on tight budget and comfort is not the thing they are looking for. If we are taking about safety, all the hostels in Stockholm’s are safe to stay. Our suggestion will be to check details before you get in.
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