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Castanea Old Town Hostel

1 Kindstugatan | Old Town, Stockholm SE-16765, Sweden (Södermalm)
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is the first time for me to travel alone to Sweden, and it's the fantastic experience!! Cozy place and friendly staffs (included people staying there), especially with the awesome location that truly bring me an unforgettable memory:) I'd choose here when I go to visit Stockholm again:)

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Grass Valley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I shared a private 2-person room (2 beds, no private bathroom) and the room cost about $120 a night. Stockholm is very expensive, but this still seems pretty steep for a hostel. That said, it was pretty nice for a hostel. The hostel is located on the ground floor and the 2nd floor of a building. There's a law office... More

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited this hostel about seven months ago (see earlier review). It's a nice, intimate place in the heart of the old town. Decent facilities, clean, nice common areas, friendly owners and staff. I can't really fault it. That is expect for the unnecessary price increase at the weekend, which many hostels do, but not all. If you are... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great little Hostel right in the Old town (Gamla Stan). Great size private twin room, comfy bed, with great wifi, clean bathrooms and good help from staff on local attractions/transport etc. Would definately stay again.

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Yvrac, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I spend a week in a 16 bed room in this hostel, and though it has rather small common rooms, it is very cosy and bring people together. The receptionists are also very friendly and extremely helpful. It is also very well positioned in the city, in the very center of Gamla stan, the historic center.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

pful staff. Quiet and peaceful space. A mix of ages for guests who stay here. Not a party hostel and really nice to stay in while meeting other travellers. They need more showers and toilet rooms. One of the showers smelled like someone defecated in it, so maybe showers need to be clean more frequently. Overall the hostel was very... More

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Cecilia S, Ägare at Castanea Old Town Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! Sorry to hear there was problems with the toilettes when you were here, sometimes many of our guests wake up at the same time and then there might be some queues. We are of course very disturbed to hear that there might have been someone using the shower for other business than cleaning themselves,... More

Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Excellent location, close to trains and buses. The old town is spectacular, you could spend hours walking the cobbled streets browsing. Close to the ferry also. Room was small but big enough for two to sleep in. Kitchen and bathrooms clean. Service and advice when checking in was very helpful.

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Cecilia S, Ägare at Castanea Old Town Hostel, responded to this review

Very nice and informative review! Thank you! I also find the Old Town spectacular - even though I see it every day :-). /Cecilia More

Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I stayed for two nights in a shared dorm. The hostel is in a superb building in the old town, Gamla stan, and is literally meters away from all the niceness of old Stockholm. Everything was super clean, there is a kitchen you can use for cooking or storing your food and a cozy chill out room and the staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stayed two nights in this hostel, and had a "small twin" room. It was definitely small, but very much sufficient for our needs. It would have been nice to have a little more storage room/hanging space. All communal areas were spotlessly clean during our stay, including the big, welcoming kitchen. The kitchen was a major draw for us, and... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Stopped here for a few nights. Quietest hostel I've ever stayed in which has its up side. But I wouldn't expect any interesting shared traveler stories as everyone seemed to keep to themselves. Rooms were fine and clean. Staff I only met on arrival and aren't there for long. Best thing about it is the location, can't knock it.

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Address: 1 Kindstugatan | Old Town, Stockholm SE-16765, Sweden
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Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Södermalm
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Number of rooms: 16
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