City Backpackers Hostel Reviews
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very welcoming hostel. it's initially a bit weird to remove the shoes to get in but then you get used easily, and that makes the rooms cleaner! The security was ok too, every bed has also a small safety cupboard, just remember to bring your own lock!
The best with the place is the location and friendly although a bit disorganized staff. My private room could have been made more comfortable with the addition of a chair, even a simple kitchen chair would have been better than none. Instead of a clothes closet there is a hook on the wall, placed peculiarly above the rickety bedside table, to hang your coat etc.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 41+
- (1 review)
location is good, staff quite friendly ,room is small not very spacious
I was very reassured by the level of security and the wifi here was also the best I encountered throughout my travels. Beds were really comfortable and the atmosphere was really cool and chilled. It was very easy to meet people here. AND free pasta - whats not to love!
Best hostel I've ever stayed in. Staff is awesome, a good place for solo traveller. Nice common spaces. Very clean and located at a distance walk from everything.
The staff was wonderful and even printed my boarding pass for me. I have never seen a hostel with do many great amenities! Location was perfect, great service and wonderful stay!
It's pricey but so is everything else in Stockholm and this is an awesome hostel!! Great way to meet people and if you are worried about security don't be here. You'll understand what I mean when you arrive. If you are checking in between midnight and 8am be sure to have them email you the door codes otherwise you will have to wait like me until someone else opens the door. Great place
Really great hostel for meeting other travelers. Nice common areas for hanging out in a chill way. Most of the fun parts of stockholm are a bit further away, train ride or long-ish walk. This area is mostly shopping (H&Ms everywhere) and expensive food. Had to go further out to find more unique and affordable shopping/eating.
This hostel has everything you could possibly need. The kitchen and wifi are great. Bathrooms even have hairdryers. My room felt a bit claustrophobic with there not being any fresh air but the courtyard area was really nice and had a cover for the rain. Free coffee and tea were a HUGE PLUS! Would stay here again.
Great insider tips and loved the in house activities!
Great place for the money, staff was great!
Good location and very secure. Main downside was lack of showers (they are refurbishing some).
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Overall i'd give City Backpackers 8.5/10. The location is excellent and the rooms were clean and the 55kr breakfast option in the morning was really nice. The atmosphere was friendly enough but most people seemed like they were content to do their own thing. It would be nice to see more interaction from the staff and maybe some more day/night group activity/day trip options. Also there didn't seem to be enforcement of the noise rule outside at night so it would be worth it to bring ear plugs.
I paid for the private showers and toilet but both were under renovation during my stay. However I was not given any refund or value added services to make up for the losses.
The sauna was very nice, but a but unclear how/where to leave clothes and stuff while saunaing?
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
I stayed in an 8 bed mixed dorm which was great until a bad snorer checked in - no fault of the hostel there. This is a big place, so the potential exists to meet a lot of people. Reception staff are very helpful and cleaning staff is thorough. Great kitchen with separate fridges for each dorm/set of rooms. Beds are squeaky but comfortable enough. The location is close to all the major sites with easy public transport connections. I would stay here again. Thanks City Backpackers!
The location is excellent, it is near to the central station. However, the sound is loud when opening or closing the door (dorm room). so it might disturb others to sleep. Overall is good.
I would have to say this is one of my favorite hostels I've stayed in so far, and I have stayed in several. The privacy curtain attached to the bed was genius and perfect.
Excellent location! Next to Central Station and Bus terminal, next to grocery stores and also close to shopping street and old town. The space is always clean, they have a police to walk inside without the shoes, I didn't like at first but then I fully agree! The dorms didn't have bathrooms but they have individual showers and wc, so I never had to wait for lines. Great kitchen. It was the most secure hostel I've ever been! They have a security system secret codes that changes daily.
Very nice atmosphere, helpful staff, good facility and location, highly recommended.