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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Skeppsbron 22, Stockholm 111 30, Sweden (Södermalm)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel mid February for two days and was sorely disappointed. While the building itself is in good condition and they seem to maintain it, the cleanliness is awful. We have stayed at a number of budget places and this had by far been the most un enjoyable. The bed we had stank like dirty gym socks... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for New Years and don't regret my decision at all :) Booked a one bed room and for the price I payed got a decent sized room with a comfy bed, small wardrobe and even a sofa :) The staff was extra nice and allowed me to check in at noon already so I could... More 

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Katrin E, General Manager at Hotel Gamla Stan, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so mucjh for your feedback! Very happy to hear that you were pleased with your stay. Welcome back the next time you visit Stockholm! Best regards, Kathi E More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Positives: 1- Centrally located in Gamla Stan 2- Receptionist was (sort of) nice lady Negatives 1- Not clean, the room is smelly, its not aired since long long time. I tended to keep the windows open all the day long in order to be able to sleep, and it didnt work. Bed and covers were smelly. 2- No roomservice, and... More 

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Katrin E, General Manager at Hotel Gamla Stan, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to post some feedback. It helps us know ewhat to do better in the future! Best regards, Kathi More 

Umea, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stayed in a dorm room in July 2014 for two nights. Room was musty, no ventilation, no natural light, and half the lights in the room didn't work either. It had a very bad smell unlike anything I've experienced before (as if it was coming from the walls, not from a person or any body's belongings). When we complained to... More 

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Bourges, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We spent 1 week in this hostel. This is the worst, I have seen. The showers are horrible, full of hair, dirt, and other things. They don't really clean the showers. We are lucky, we didn't catch anything.

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Vasa, Western Finland, Finland
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The location of the Hostel is quite excellent in the middle of the old town and everything was functioning properly. With a 24h/reception there was no problem with checking in and out. The breakfast was simple, but since it is included in the price you can't really complain. The wifi was working fine most of the time. I stayed in... More 

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Mons, Belgium
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23 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Not a recommended place to stay. I took a bunk in the 28 bed dorm. That floor was equipped of one bathroom, namely one toilet and one shower for 28 guests. I decided to shorten my stay there and took a cabin at the youth hostel/boat across the street.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We just left here so this is fresh in my mind. We stayed in room 211, a private double with en suite so we had no problems with shared bathrooms or cleanliness in the dorms. The room was quiet overlooking the side alley. I thought it was overpriced for what it was but it included breakfast and Stockholm is expensive... More 

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Hyvinkaa, Finland
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've been there before. It has very good location in the old town. But this time it was so dirty. Beds were full of hair, one bed had some blood stains and the bathrooms were full of hair and the ground was disgusting and muddy. I get chills even thinking about it. I travel often to Stockholm but surely will... More 

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Paris, France
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7 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Extremely simple but cute hostel, with very clean rooms, kitchens and bathrooms. Surprisingly great breakfast for a hostel, with a wide choice of food. The staff is extremely nice. Perfect location, with supermarkets, shops, bars and reasonably-priced restaurants neraby. Be careful with your belongings, however. Even if you can only enter your room with a keycard, somebody made it into... More 

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Address: Skeppsbron 22, Stockholm 111 30, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Södermalm
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Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Gamla Stan 2*
Number of rooms: 62
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