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Langholmen Hostel

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Langholmsmuren 20 | Box 9116, Stockholm 102 72, Sweden
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Luxembourg
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying at this hostel for two nights. At first, it was a bit hard to find, but honestly, I haven't checked the directions before. After knowing the directions, it takes you about 10 to 15 minutes to get to the nearest metro station (good to know: the bus from the airport (Flygbussna) is stopping at that station, so... More 

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Colchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Awesome place to stay just outside of Stockholm, but great transport links. Fantastic stay in a prison and the rooms were great fun, we went out of season meaning to restaurant wasn't open which was a bit of a shame but the breakfast was still good. Fantastic experience

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I stayed in one of the former cells that is now a private room with en suite bathroom. The room and bathroom are tiny, but you're only sleeping there anyway, so that works fine. The whole place was clean and fairly quiet and the staff was nice. The location is very pretty. It was too rainy for me to check... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Interesting place with all the prison story. Great breakfast, highly recommend. Room is extremely small given it's a prison cell. And it could be very noisy at night when people go back to their 'cells', and people walking outside, and my friends were waken up by the crazy birds at 3am for two nights! A bit far away from metro.

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Lahti, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have stayed in many hostels and I have to say that even this one is called hostel its most definitely more a hotel :) Långholmen was one of the cheepest option so we didnt expect too much so we were very happy to see that this place was truly a spot on choice! Hostel is situated on a lovely... More 

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Toulouse, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

for a hostel, very good. it is run by a bunch of kids who seem to be the best teacher's pets i have ever seen. Very harsh on the rules but never telling you where your room is when you arrive or asking if you need help when you are struggling with your luggage. Service? none. Good for the students... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is super interesting! It's located at an old prison in Stockholm, there's a kitchen, a restaurant, and a gift shop. My friend and I were there for four days in December. The staff were super helpful and nice. You can do laundry there and get a box in the fridge for your groceries. Hemköp is about 15 minutes... More 

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

You walk into Langholmen Hostel and might be a bit apprehensive, but once you take a walk around and look in your room, you realize what a spectacular job was done in the transformation of this place into somewhere that is comfortable to stay for a few nights. The rooms are small, but still with plenty of room for two... More 

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Rincon, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Stayed 4 nights in this hostel and thoroughly enjoyed it. Just a funa and great atmosphere that is very clean and secure, Located near subway line and a short distance from city center. This used to be a prison that held 70,000 prisoners. You will not regret staying here !!! Breakfast is just incredible !! . A must if you... More 

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Verona, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

An amazing place in one of the numerous islands of Stockholm. It was a real prison and you sleep in the real jails. Everything is restyled and fashion but with the ancient taste of the prison. In a certain way you can also be moved living in the same places of the prisoners. Breakfast was incredibly various and good! I... More 

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