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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
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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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Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No complaints, the best hostel I have stayed in while travelling. The location is perfect, the staff makes you feel like you are at home; I was very comfortable and enjoyed my stay here a lot. Thank you!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My best friend and I visited Castanea during fall 2013 for 3 nights and we had a great time! The hostel is really clean, the owners are very helpful and kind, the location is perfect, the facilities are good and all that for a really fair price, just great. This was my 2nd time in Castanea and it wasn't the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for five nights. Three nights in a six-bed dorm, two in a four-bed. Great location in the centre of the old town. The two owners are sisters and are very friendly and obliging. This type of friendliness is also good to encounter when travelling. Intimate feel to the hostel, nice common areas to hang out. Good kitchen,... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This hostel is superbly located in the heart of the old town and everything is within easy walking distance. Set in the cobbled streets, it is over 3 (or maybe 4!) floors. Very clean, secure and will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

very cozy, comfortable and extremely well located. Staff are very helpful and friendly. All facilities were very clean. Check the red shelves in the kitchen for free food. Overall, It felt like staying at home.

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Kiruna, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights and thought it was great. The location is perfect for a weekend in Stockholm, close to everything and right in the heart of the Gamla Stan behind the Palace. A close walk to the Gamla Stan train stop and a quick taxi ride from the Bus Terminal (about 150 SEK). Taxi from Arlanda is about 500... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The location is as good as it gets smack down in the middle of "Gamla stan". It's located super close to the shopping districts (Drottninggatan), tourist traps (the castle, old town etc.) and the wonderful area of "Söder" (Swedish version of Berlin), but still located on a reasonably quiet street. The place is clean and the beds are comfortable for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I've stayed at many hostels in Sweden and a few just in Stockholm alone. Castanea is one of my favorites and I actually look forward to staying here when I stop in Stockholm on my travels. It's clean over all Clean sheets and bedding Plenty of bathrooms very secure great reception staff BRILLIANT LOCATION I will always book at Castanea... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

I enjoyed my time in the Castanea Old Town Hostel last June (2013). I will agree, it can be a little difficult to find the hostel entrance, but don't worry, you will find it. Location is absolutely great. Just a few minutes walk to the metro, waterfront, palace, and other sites. I just happened to be there the week the... More

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Cologne, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The Castanea has been very nice. Great located in Gamla Stan, the old town. There is a kitchen to use. Beautiful decorated. Many advices for activities in the city. Very friendly staff! Made us stay longer as planned.

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Address: 1 Kindstugatan | Old Town, Stockholm SE-16765, Sweden
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Location: Sweden > Stockholm > Södermalm
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #3 of 56 Specialty lodging in Stockholm
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Castanea is a small cosy hostel. Located in the Old Town - the very center of Stockholm. Here you stay in private room or dormitory. All rooms have big windows, some with the view of the chestnut three outside. Guest kitchen for your own cooking. Free wireless internet. ... more   less 
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