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City Backpackers Hostel

Upplandsgatan 2a, Stockholm 11123, Sweden (Norrmalm)
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great staff that cares about their recommendations for things to do, awesome shower pressure, great common areas, attracts loads of fun people, easy to meet others. Do the bike tour - it allowed me to meet a lot of other solo travelers to go hang out with. Just really a pleasant, pleasant experience.

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the free pasta. Friendly, helpful staff. Comfortable bed. Excellent WiFi. Only complaint: the hostel is kept clean, but it is often cleaned during peak hours, e.g., 0800 and 0830 on two mornings in the dining/kitchen in the midst of breakfast; another morning 0930 the lounge was being cleaned with a dozen guests using it. Isn’t possible to clean theses... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hostel was very friendly and perfectly located in the centre of the city, walking distance from the central station. Staff were very knowlegable and informed us of all the best spots to visit. The hostel itself was very clean with average sized rooms and good facilities. We met other people in the courtyard who had stayed elsewhere in Stockholm... More

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Close to the trains, comfy accommodations, cheap and delicious breakfast for purchase in their cafe. Stockholm had made me feel very welcome as this was my first hostel stay ever! Internet worked great, and I stayed in an all female dorm. Very happy and would return.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel's basically great. All the key things are hit, and hit well. It's got a nice sense of personality and style, which adds to the experience, and it's really easy to chill out there. Plus, there's free pasta. FREE! Couldn't quite give it 5/5 (reasons below), but I'd thoroughly recommend it. Positives: - Price. Fair, basically. - Location. Close... More

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

Hello! Thank you very much for your feed back. We really have to do something about the laundry, your description of the dryer is hilarious and accurate, and shame on us for not doing anything about it before you noticed. But we're on it now. We have realized that very few people are as casual about nakedness as the Swedes,... More

Wurzburg, Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to stay in Stockholm: + central (near Main train station and Metro) + friendly staff + easy to meet people + hostel activities (Pub Crawl, bike tour etc etc) - rooms near the backyard quite noisy

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall I had a very good stay at City Backpackers - the hostel is centrally located, the facilities were clean, the staff were very friendly and helpful and the amenities (kitchen, laundry, wifi) were all great. My one complaint was the noise - the hostel caters to a younger crowd, and it got a bit loud at night. I stayed... More

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Hello! Thank you for your review! I will remind all the night staff about our no noise after 23 h rule, and make sure they make frequent rounds of the inner yard. We want people to have fun, but after all, you do pay for a bed, and you are supposed to be able to sleep in it.. Kindly, Ellinor More

London, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean room, excellent amenities, friendly staff and a great location, all for a fair price. Not much more you can ask for from a hostel. Our room was also very quiet which meant we all got a decent night's sleep.

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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While studying abroad in London during fall term 2013, two friends and I set out for a 10-day trip through four countries. Our second stop was in Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm in the fall is beautiful, but I digress. We easily found this cool-looking hostel and were greeted promptly by a friendly staff. We stayed three nights here and it was... More

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Address: Upplandsgatan 2a, Stockholm 11123, Sweden
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Location: Sweden > Stockholm > Norrmalm
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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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