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Perfect location close to main train station, at least for me as I came by train. Super comfortable beds with plug and light and spacious room. Fully equiped and always clean kitchen. The codes to enter are tricky, when I managed to remember them it was time to leave. I actually regret missing the pub crawl and wish I stayed longer to take advantage of the many features the hostel has, so definitely will be coming back If i'm in Stockholm again. I hope ny that time they have beer to sell :)
Location is 20min away from the sightseeing and clubbing areas but it is ok. Rooms and facilities are average, staff is helpful though. We were expecting more but that didn't make our stay any less interesting. Common area is cool and Internet was good. It is not a Party hostel but it is a good place to meet people.
Nice rooms, plenty of clean WCs/showers, good kitchen. Fridges were separated by room which was nice. Kitchen facilities are nice, but seating room is limited: if you get down there after 2 big groups you're kind of hooped. 5-10 mins away from Central Station, grocery stores, and the main shopping street, which was nice. My room was near the main door, so we could hear each person entering the code and opening the door, which wasn't great. I would recommend this hostel and would stay here again.
If you enjoy staying in a super tiny room where you can hardly turn around, putting your clothes either in or on your luggage because there is no chair/table/wardrobe und breathing in the smoke from the smokers mingling outside our window, not caring about the noise from the "lounge area" right outside your door - then you're in the right place! I've been to more than 40 hostels all over the world, this was one of the worst. Btw: there was no day light in our room because the blinds were broken.
All around very nice hostel. Clean, secure and just a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Very nice kitchen, easy to meet people, nice breakfast and the location is very central in Stockholm. I had a good time there.
One of the next hostels ice stayed in, the only drawback is the Cost bit Stockholm is pretty expensive in general. The codes to get into the doors change every day and I lost my code and there was no way of getting back in as reception was closed. Perhsps a swipe card access system would be better
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
I was only here for a quick sleep and leave but the hostel was well equipped and the café opened nice and early and served a good coffee and self service waffle press.
The best hostel I have ever stayed at. The staff is extremely nice and helpful. They provide plenty of things to do and the environment is extremely welcoming and pleasant to hang out in!
Great location, brilliant facilities (hairdryershairdryer!! A printer, that was a godsend) really comfortable beds and lovely retro interior. and helpful staff. One of the best hostels I have stayed anywhere in the world.
All good except: Strange that there are no curtains in Djurågrden. Since its located just next to the street, with city lights outside the window, I guess curtains would do.
Great hostel. Friendly staff. Had a very enjoyable stay and I have already recommended this hostel to others.
The hostel had a great atmosphere with lots of common areas to hang out in. I was in a room with a lot of people but it was never an issue as everyone hung out in the common areas outside of the room. The free pasta provided was a nice touch and the bathrooms were kept fairly clean and accessible. I would definitely recommend this hostel for anyone staying in Stockholm.
My stay here was wonderful. This place struck a great balance of sufficient common areas to engage and be social, but the property was large enough and well designed that you could keep to yourself if you wanted. Staff kept all areas extremely clean, plenty of bathroom facilities, and great systems in place (luggage storage, easy check out, etc.).
Good location. Great place to meet people. Attractions are walking distance and rooms are nice, beds are comfy. Can't say anything bad about this place really...
The hostel is nice, the staff were nice and helpful. Only things I would complain about are: The beds could be more comfortable and our room was in the basement (as most of the rest of the hostel, like the kitchen) and thus there were no real windows.
Overall I had a good stay at this hostel. The location was within easy walking distance of the bus/train stations as well as most attractions such as old town and fotografiska. There was a large kitchen and common space which was handy to use. The bunk beds in the all female dorm was well set up allowing some privacy and access to individual lights and outlets. Whilst the shower attached to the room was being renovated there was no shortage of others to use and caused very little inconvenience.
Perfect locations with lots of activities offered and really sociable atmosphere
It's very nice and clean hostel. Good location. The only missing thing was party/fun athmosphere. Everything else was very good!
Great value for money, clean, safe, central with friendly and knowledgeable staff. This hostel quite rightly wins awards. :-)
A bit of a weird layout, but it's fine, and the decor is super cool. I had a great room that was right off the main common area, so that was awesome. The bathroom situation is a little strange, since they're all spread out in different areas, but since I showered super late at night, it wasn't an issue. I'd recommend using the one bathroom with a single shower and toilet for more privacy. The hostel makes it really easy to meet people. Sign up for the meatball class and go to the pub crawl!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)