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Upplandsgatan 2a, 11123, Stockholm, Sweden

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92%

Rating
4393 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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100%

I loved everything about this hostel - it's in a great location, the staff are very friendly and it's easy to meet fellow travellers due to all the activities available. I'll be staying here next time I'm in Stockholm. Thanks!


89%

Awesome hotel in central Stockholm just minutes away from the centralstation with buses, trains and airport express. It's a classic european backpacking hostel so yes you got the aussies, canadians, americans on their euro trip there as well as the europeans and on rare occation some swedes. Free coffee, tea and pasta (dried one so you need to cook it yourself in the shared kitchen) is big plus.


97%

This place is awesome. Good location, clean, secure, friendly staff and very efficient. Highly recommended.

  • 23rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Check in took a bit long but otherwise this place is awesome and the staff is wonderful. Lia is the best; loved chatting with her.. I had a great stay..


94%

Thank you very much for arranging in such a great way my late arrival. I stayed only one night but I particularly appreciated the availability and kindness of the staff. Thanks a lot!

  • 22nd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

This was the best hostel I've stayed in yet in Europe. Great vibe, great ammenities, great people!


77%

Comfy and clean bed...paying extra for bedding..


80%

Nice hostel. Convenient n value 4 money

  • 19th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


77%

Good location, easy to find, good wifi, large kitchen


97%

Great feeling of international community and friendship in this place. It kind of feels like it is run by hipsters, but in the best way possible--everything is laid back, easy-going, fun-oriented, and meant to make life relaxing during your stay. Practically - the bathrooms are hard to find, but they are also scattered everywhere. Kind of quirky, but not necessarily a bad thing. Bring your own lock for the lockers in the room. Oh - and bus 53 goes straight from CBH to the Viking Ferry!


89%

Very nice hostel! A lot of facilities; bikes, computers, skateboards, breakfast, drinks, ... Very well located and super nice atmosphere. A good place to spend your holidays/weekend... !! The only remark I can give are the noisy bunkbeds (really annoying!) and the guy (with the curly hair) in the breakfast cafe who wasn't really friendly...


86%

Great location, short walk to the main street and around 15 minutes from old town. There's a nice outdoor area & good cooking facilities. Handy private bathrooms, which are kept clean. Would be back.


100%

Big hostel, so sometimes you have to wander to find an open bathroom, but great atmosphere and really well run. Comfy beds, though a little shaky; great location near metro and walking distance to everything; wifi works everywhere, usually fast even during busy times; nice, well-stocked kitchen, lots of fridges; nice lounge areas; the bike tour was great, maybe it should be offered twice a week. Also check out the free walking tours (another company, but good).


100%

After visiting 30 countries I think I finally found the perfect hostel. Lets see, great staff, great beds (with power outlet and light), couch in the dorm room, private and very clean bathrooms and a well stocked kitchen. Five minute walk from the main train station and you can hang out in the reception area after check out and drink free coffee until your train leaves. Lockers in the rooms and hallways, common areas with computers, great wifi and luggage storage. They are doing hostels right.


86%

Tottally it was nice hostel.One thing I want to complain is about washing.Washing is always busy,Ihad to wait for a long time.The main reason for it was wrong setting.Most people can not read SWedish,so in many case people set more than two hours for normal clothes or underwear.It was ridiculous,solutuon is sinple,hostel should make an English manual for washing and drying machine.


94%

The travelers completely make this place. There is free pasta in the commons area, so it forces social interaction. Best atmosphere and commons area I've seen. A few other hostels have set the staff bar really high. Staff does not interact with the guests but are very helpful.


100%

Top top top Hostel

  • 13th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Really nice rooms, secluded atmosphere, not as much of a meeting people place or bar atmosphere, but still very nice and great to stay at hostel.

  • 12th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

One of the best hostels i have ever been to. Great atmosphere, great staff, great location. Could not ask for a better place to stay!


100%

Staff was very helpful and kind. The entire place was spotless and yet maintained a really cozy atmosphere. Especially liked the center lounge near the computers, where there were wall benches and pillows. Perfect place to pull up tired feet to read.

  • 11th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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