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Castanea Old Town Hostel

1 Kindstugatan | Old Town, Stockholm SE-16765, Sweden (Södermalm)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 nights in a 16-bed dorm. The room was large and there were plenty of washrooms and showers. It wasn't at full capacity when I was there, so maybe when it's full it may be different, but the facilities were always clean and well-stocked. The hostel has a kitchen and a common room with computers and... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Castanea offers a pleasant stay in the most conveniently located spot in town. It's perfect organization was showed with an initial warm welcome, support throughout my stay, and fond farewell. Cleaningness and good hygiene standards (despite "darlings'"constant counteractions) raised positively my average hostel expectations. Paula's attentive and kind interactions were an outstanding contribution and sign of professional dedication.Thanks so much.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the location of the hostel! It's close to Gamla Stan station so you do not have to walk very far with your luggage. It's also a walking distance to the city centre and I even walked to Djurgarden from there. It's tucked away in a quiet street. I liked the general atmosphere of the hostel. It's very welcoming.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's in the best location in Gamla Stan(Old town), convenient if you either want to walk to the city or down south to Sodermalm. I stayed in a 16 room. it's a quiet season so there weren't too many people. it's a small cosy hostel. i met some new people in the common room. it's not too big, but it's... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right in the middle of the Old Town in Stockholm (Gamla stan,) a short walk to many of the attractions. It's fairly close to Gamla stan Metro (T-bahn) station, but you won't need to use it unless you're planning on travelling out of central Stockholm. The hostel is generally quiet, and close to a few supermarkets and cheap restaurants.... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I stayed here for one night in December. It was blocks from the Christmas market in Old Town and I could walk to the ferry in under 5 minutes (10 minute ferry ride, 50 kr, everything is at least 50kr in Stockholm) to go to the Vasa museum, the Nordic museum, and the ABBA museum, as well as Skansen. Narrow... More 

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Athens, Georgia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I've stayed here twice. Once in February and again in May. The hostel is located in the Gammle Stan or Old Town neighborhood. It sits atop a coffee shop on top of a hill. The area is beautiful and quiet. It's not a stone's throw from the royal palace and parliament. You will need a code to get into the... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I stayed for one night at Castanea and found it very pleasant. It is located at the heart of Old Stockholm and has a very historic feel to it. The staff is very friendly and the hostel is in good condition. Price is alright, maybe a little pricey.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

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 October 26, 2014

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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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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