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City Backpackers Hostel

Upplandsgatan 2a, Stockholm 11123, Sweden (Norrmalm)
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place very near the central station. One of the most social hostels I have stayed in with the kitchen busy every night and people up chatting well into the morning. The bar and outdoor drinking space were also both popular. Lots of activities on hand and events throughout the week. Would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hostel is located in the inner city of Stockholm, only a five minute walk from the central station and very close to a lot of other interesting spots. The dorms and bathrooms are clean and comfortable. They have a no-shoe-policy inside the house which is very cool I think, as this to a certain degree gives you the feeling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hostel is clean, well located, and relatively quiet. My favorite aspect was it's social nature though, I met so many amazing people between the kitchen, the downstairs lounge, and the outdoor patio. I also took advantage of the pub-crawl option on Thursday night (they have one Wednesday as well) which was another great way to meet people and explore... More

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CBPmanager, Receptionschef at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you so much for the kind words. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the social vibe at the hostel, that is exactly what we want to achieve! The street you mentioned is Drottninggatan (well fought, though), and the café must be the Muffin Bakery. Thank you and welcome back. /Ellinor CBP More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location, with a lovely open air bar right outside on the square. Friendly staff, comfortable beds, decent showers and kept very clean. Used the wifi, but didn't avail ourselves of the sauna or pasta. We hired a 4-bed dorm for three people, but there was plenty space for a fourth in the spacious room. Would definitely go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is well-located near the train & bus station, and the main drag in Stockholm. Our private 6-person room with ensuite was perfect for us. Staff were friendly. The courtyard area was a great place to chill out. Breakfast was an extra cost, but was worth it. Free WiFi and Sauna also welcome! Recommended - generally just had a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel doesn't use any sort of keys for entrance to the building or your room. Instead you are given key codes to remember that change daily. This all makes for a slow check in process as they have to go over all the rules, explain the codes to you and give you a map because the hostel is a... More

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Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear you find the place a bit uptight.. The no shoes indoors policy is so we can spend money on funnier things than cleaning, for example arranging a lot of tours and activities for our guests. You are right about CBP not being a party hostel, after 23 h we try to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun place to be, free pasta, great wifi, lovely staff, nice rooms, fun and value activities on offer, inc Swedish meatball experience. No bar though. Great outside seating area although it closes at 11. Located near train station but long walk to bar district.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool hostel in the city center. Bunch of nice people, clean, own bar, good wifi connection and so on. Stuff was allright and you can relax here easily for a few days. Really good one, but not good enough for 5 out of 5 ;) Still: Try it by yourself. Worth a visit!

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Evian-les-Bains, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the second time I went to a hostel like city backpackers and I was very happy . It's safe because of codes which changes every day. Rooms are clean and the staff was good. Public transport like subway or buses are nearby.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed only one night, on our way to the High Coast, and found it overall a positive experience. Nice and clean, very helpful staff (they advised a very good restaurant) the "no shoes" rule we did not like. The kitchen was well equiped and very handy, the bathrooms however were very much occupied, we found it impossible to shower... More

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Address: Upplandsgatan 2a, Stockholm 11123, Sweden
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Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Norrmalm
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The perfect downtown location, lots of common areas, staff guided tours and a café with an international vibe. City Backpackers gives you a lot more than a bed to sleep in - It's simply your base camp for travellers exploring Stockholm.free high speed internet on Mac and PC computers and free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms 24 hours!Free pasta - cook as much as you can eat!Free evening sauna - the ultimate Swedish experience! ... more   less 
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