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Upplandsgatan 2a, 11123, Stockholm, Sweden

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91%

Rating
5172 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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91%

Great location close to main train and bus stations. I think for the price they should include more things like a towel or breakfast. nice sponsored activities but could be even more! awesome and friendly staff. like the no shoes policy inside. good outside courtyard. showers on only one level but rooms on two floors. overall good spot.


100%

Security in the building is excellent. Great layout, mostly private showers, private wash rooms were great. Great atmosphere to be place. Pretty easy to meet people. Didn't interact with the staff too much but when I did they were helpful and nice. Location is great, only a few blocks away from central station. Highly recommend this place


94%

Great staff and atmosphere! Lots of fun things put on by the hostel! The free pasta in the kitchen is amazing and helps save tons of money in a very expensive city! Only complaint is that the showers aren't ventilated well and there is also no barrier to keep the water from spreading on the floor...which together makes it hard to keep your clothes for the day dry. Otherwise only positives! Great hostel!

  • 24th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel. with a lot of activities for ther guests. they have different meeting chill out area s to hang out and meet people. a nice sitting area outside, inside the hostel. the located is in walking distance to to centre and centrel station Rooms and showers where good too


100%

Unbelievably great place to stay if you want to save money and like other people.

  • 23rd Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


89%

A great place to stay in central Stockholm. I would definitely stay here again :)


100%

Hands down best hostel in Stockholm. Everything is set up to make sure you have a good time, not just somewhere to crash. Special mention for "Bike Mike" and his madcap bike tour - highly recommended!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Aw thank you so much! That means a lot to us. I will pass on your super kind words to Bike Mike! I love his nickname and tour name. Maybe we will use this in the future. Welcome back anytime! Cheers Charmaine CBP

100%

Can't say enough good things about this hostel! You must stay here! Met the best people, great wifi, it's clean, and in a central location. Doesn't get much better than this


80%

Good location of hostel, ten minutes from the train station. Nice seating area for the evenings however rooms backing onto this are noisy as a result. Comfy beds, lights and plugs at each bed. Small-ish lockers in rooms. Range of events during the week but these aren't cheap. Not many showers for the number of people, and these are tucked away downstairs. Nice kitchen. Good wifi throughout. Free tea and coffee in reception. Decent breakfast - not cheap but quite good value. Yummy cinnamon buns!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your honesty about the showers. We are currently refurbishing some of our showers as we speak. We have plans to redo the others during the remaing year so that we can improve the standards for guests. I'm glad you tried out the buns! They are something that one should definitely try when in Sweden. Next time you are here, you are welcome to visit us. Cheers Charmaine CBP

89%

Backpackers is great, staff are very friendly and helpful. The hostel is very secure although you do have a lot of security codes to remember! The facilities are great - they offer free pasta so if you're on a budget you can cook in the hostel kitchen (which is well equipped). The location is good - located at the top of the main shopping street in the city however you may find you spend most of your time towards the old town/sodermalm which is a 15 -20min walk.

  • 16th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Super clean, excellent wifi, free bike rental, & lovely outdoor space. Great kitchen with unlimited free pasta + entire fridges & shelves of free food left by previous travelers. Very secure with code access that changes daily. Nicely decorated. Atmosphere is not the best -there is no bar likely due to crazy high alcohol prices, so there is no real common gathering place to socialize. Check-in desk was swamped constantly, always long wait times. They should add a second worker to the front desk.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay here. We try our best to help guests effectively as we can. Sometimes we do have two staff at the front desk but we will definitely note your point and bear this in mind. Thanks for your review. Welcome back anytime! Kindly Charmaine CBP

91%

Ildi and Katarina were awesome!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
We think so too! We are glad that they are on our CBP crew! I will pass on your kind words to them. Welcome back anytime. Cheers Charmaine CBP

91%

Worth for the money spent. Will recommend anyone who is looking for a place to stay in Stockholm.


71%

not the best atmosphere but facilities and free pasta was good

Owner Comment (Hide)
It's a shame that you did not like the atmosphere. I guess it's hard to control which guests stay here at the time and who clicks with who. We try our best to give opportunities for guests to meet in our common areas and share experiences with each other. Maybe another time you will have better luck. Kindly Charmaine CBP

100%

Beautiful hostel, many common rooms, very organized and clean, great vibe and helpful staff. One of the best hostels i've been at :)


80%

CBH is decent enough with a nice common area, good kitchen facilities and nice enough rooms. Check out was somewhat flexible too! Good location, not far from the centre. Could do with a bar to improve the atmosphere but I'd stay again!


74%

Good location and security and cleanliness.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We are glad that you enjoyed the location, security and cleanliness, staying at our place. We saw that you gave us a low rating but did not say what was wrong. If you have free time to let us know what we could improve on that would be appeciative. We are always trying to improve the hostel for our guests needs live up to their expectations. Kindly Charmaine CBP

100%

Best hostel Ive ever stayed at. Facilities were very very good, staff friendly and helpful and great atmosphere. its a must!!!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks so much for your kind words! Welcome back anytime. Cheers Charmaine CBP

86%

Good location, nice staff and with all basic facilities. I'd definitely come back. Personally I think the shoes should be allowed into the rooms, otherwise it becomes a nuisance.


100%

Such a great place to be. Really helpful staff who are happy to offer help and recommendations. Free pasta in the kitchen! Lockers in the rooms (bring your own padlock) as well as a dedicated luggage room. Super secure - there are three different security codes, which are changed each day. Comfy beds, great decor, perfect location! Also, the breakfast is worth paying for - best I've ever had!

  • 4th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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