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Langholmens Vandrarhem STF/HI

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

We offer unique accommodation in an old prison - stay in the old cells!

Langholmen is a famous island in central Stockholm, close to Sodermalm, which is well-known for all its bars, restaurants, theatres, galleries and lively atmosphere. We are close to beach, green areas and public transport.

Accommodation is in well-equipped cells with two-to-four bunks, with or without private bathroom. All rooms have bunk beds, even the twin rooms. Most cells have their own shower and WC.

Every morning we serve our delicious breakfast. There is free Wi-Fi as well as an Internet café if you don't have your own computer.

Our reception, which contains a boutique and a cafeteria, is open 24 hours a day. We also have a pub, restaurant, a laundrette and bike rental.

Bed linen, towel, breakfast and cleaning are not included in the price, but can be hired/bought in the reception. Breakfast is SEK 98, bed linen SEK 80 and departure cleaning is SEK 35.

Located in central Stockholm, our large hostel is situated on a green and quiet island close to public transport. Langholmen is the most captivating hostel in Stockholm. It offers accommodation in the original, but now freshly renovated, prison cells in what used to be the Crown Prison. Built in the 1840s, it served as a prison until 1975, when the last convict left the island.

Please note:

All our rooms have bunk beds.

Langholmen is a Hostelling International (HI) member hostel.

Check in time: 15.00.
Check out time: 10.00.
Reception opening 24h.

Cash, credit cards and debit cards payment accepted on arrival.

Taxes are included.
breakfast not included.

Groups bookings age restriction : +18. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.6

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 8.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Jan 2020
    Very unique hostel. The receptionist was super nice and both the hostel and the room was clean. Only negative thing was that for some reason it took 10+ minutes for the water to heat up in the shower by leaving water running and upon turning water off the bathroom heating cools down again. Not sure if this was something to expect but I did not see this mentioned in any other reviews. Overall, hostel strikes a family-like atmosphere that keeps to their own rooms.
    Lithuania, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Jul 2019
    Best place —lots of character and interest as a rehab prison.with its own history museum. Location is incredibly close to nature settings and also shops, transportation. Highly recommend. Book early it fills up!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Apr 2019
    Our favorite hostel in Stockholm with the unique atmosphere and beautiful location. Super nice and friendly staff:) hostel is located on a quiet picturesque island 15 minutes walking from the city center. You can use the guest kitchen to cook your food or order a nice buffet breakfast. All the common spaces are always tidy and clean. There is also an exposition telling about the history of Långholmen prison) it’s like living in a museum! My review: this hostel is amazing!
    Russia, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    27 Dec 2019
    Such an amazing concept! My mom and I thought this hostel was such a cool addition to our trip!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    05 Aug 2019
    Loved our stay! Definitely would stay again! Staff are always more than willing to help you out and the environment/theming is extraordinary. We’ll be back
    England, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    15 Feb 2020
    This hostel is definitely an unforgetable experience. The staff is super friendly and helpful and the place is amazing. You'll probably never stay in a place as interesting as this again. The island is beautiful. The only downside is that it's a bit isolated from the rest of the city - coming in and out requires a bit of planning ahead, as it does take a reasonable amount of time to get to the center. But if you're not looking for the buzz of the city center, then you're in for a treat.
    Brazil, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    18 Apr 2019
    We stayed here in the prison, and it was such a lovely stay. The room was clean and you got to go in the museum for free. The only difficulty was that the location is quite far away from anything do it’s a long walk to and from the hostel. Otherwise fabulous stay. Would recommend.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    19 Apr 2019
    I stayed in a single room and it was really comfortable and clean. The ensuite bathroom was amazing as well. However, this is definitely not a hostel. It's a hotel that happens to have dorm rooms. If you're a solo traveller and you'd like to meet other people in a hostel, this probably isn't a good bet.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    18 Apr 2019
    wifi doesn't work in some rooms
    Scotland, Female, 18-24
  • 5.7

    Rating

    29 Dec 2019
    It‘s very very difficult to find, it’s on a small island where no any public transportation around, need to walk like 1km across a bridge to reach metro station. Room is extremely small, I didn’t understand why this hotel is a 3-Star. It’s quite clean and quiet though. Oh and, I booked months ago and found the price cheaper If I would book it the day I arrive, which is ridiculous. They changed for me though. Be sure to double check the price when you arrive.
    China, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Not Included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2009

    1st, Country Winners Sweden

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