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Scandic Gamla Stan

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lilla Nygatan 25, Stockholm 11128, Sweden (Formerly Rica Hotel Gamla Stan) (Södermalm)
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Ranked #32 of 160 hotels in Stockholm
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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9 reviews 9 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The location is really good. All the decorations, rooms, dining room, everything looks so swedish. Staff was very friendly and ready to help. However, I was unlucky to get the earlier mentioned room 209. So...it was really noisy during night. Herd people shouting, trains, noise and from early morning garbage trucks started to beep and peep...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I chose this hotel after reading about it on Trip Advisor wondering whether I was doing the right thing but no need to worry. Arriving from a Baltic cruise it was a short taxi ride to get there. Not super fancy but perfectly comfortable. Good shower, clean & right in Gamla Scan with many restaurants to choose from. Easy reach... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel screams Sweden. The decor gives you that special sense of being in Sweden and that was exactly what we were looking for. Besides the decor we were amazed by the easy-access to wifi, the good and healthy-choice breakfast buffet and the location of the hotel itself. It had everything we needed. We had room no 212 which does... More

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Oslo, Norway
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location were it not for the noise at night. People screaming, hollering, shouting, trains rolling all through the night. We were in room 209, directly facing the street. Request other side if you want something quieter. Apart from that, we walked from the Railway station on arrival, walked to the Vasa Museum, and everywhere else during our three days.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is excellent. It is in the lovely old area of Gamla Stan but within walking distance of the main sights of the city of Stockholm. This hotel was previously The Rica and had changed ownership since we made our booking. We were disappointed that there was no longer a roof terrace but hopefully this will... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has a great location in Gamla Stan -- close to the main shopping and dining areas, near the ferry, a block from the metro station. Like most downtown city hotels in older buildings, the rooms are not large but they are adequate. The bathroom in room 210 was recently updated -- very nice. Service was prompt and towels... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Sold to Scandic a few months ago, and we see why. This placed is so tired, so below "mid range", it was a mistake to keep our 4-night reservation. No bathmats, no wash cloths, empty mini-bar, no air cond, etc etc. Maybe the new owner will fix it up, best you check first.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I booked our room in March and confirmed it a week before we left for Stockholm. We were staying 3 nights (1 through 3 July) and then returning to stay 5 more nights (10 through 15 July). Each time we had confirmation numbers and were assured a warm welcome. We loved our first stay, although the bathroom was a bit... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This hotel is very conveniently located in the old town. Very good breakfasts with fresh fruit and a variety of foods to choose from. Staff are friendly and helpful. Our bedroom was rather small but adequate but the rooms do not have safes which is unhelpful. The mattress was rather soft and bouncy - we would have preferred firmer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My husband and I last stayed at this hotel about two years ago. We fell in love with its small, cozy warmth and were looking forward to staying here again. It is changing, is in transition now that it is part of the Scandic chain. The extensive breakfast buffet with fresh squeezed orange juice is unchanged; however, we miss not... More

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Address: Lilla Nygatan 25, Stockholm 11128, Sweden (Formerly Rica Hotel Gamla Stan)
Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Södermalm
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Scandic Gamla Stan 4*
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