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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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Savannah, Georgia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
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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Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This place was everything I hoped for; the cells are clean, and for one person or two close people it is perfect. The place is on an island making it peaceful but it is still very easy to get to on public transport. If you are looking for a super fun alternative, try it out. The breakfast is also very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at this hostel. Both times had a private two bed dorm with bathroom. Very unique, comfortable and easily accessible from the central station via the subway. Cannot fault this place. If you want somewhere cheap with all the amenities look no further. Will definitely go back again next time we are on... More 

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Cagliari, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Yes, this hostel was a prison and since Sweden has one of the lowest criminal rate ever they converted it in a very nice place to stay! I stayed there twice, the first time in November 2009 and it was totally random since that was the only affortable place I found when me and my friend decided to go to... More 

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Staying in an old prison was definitely unique, but our bunk beds were surprisingly comfy and the room was big enough for the two of us. We also had our own bathroom with a shower, towel warmer, and hair dryer. The room also had a TV and area for storing luggage. We did have to pay for bedding. You also... More 

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Antibes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We have been seduced by the concept of the hostel and by its affordance. Sleeping in a former jail, what a strange idea ! Thank you for these 2 nights in Langholmen, we recommand it. Good idea for a 2 lovers night.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It is unique! Very nice experience to stay in a "prison" like that. We can't stop taking photos inside the hostel. The museum is just inside the hostel, it worths a buck to visit. The room is very clean but it is small. We don't even have a place to walk when we opened all our baggage. It takes 15... More 

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