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Hotel Rival

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Mariatorget 3, Box 17525, Stockholm 11891, Sweden
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here after our Northern Lights Adventure in northern Sweden. The reception staff were very welcoming on arrival and we felt that nothing was too much to ask for. We were allocated 2 rooms (we were travelling as a group of 3) and the rooms are modern and very bright - great design. The bed was very comfortable and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent one night at Rival on a concert trip to Stockholm. Went to see Paul Simon and Sting at Globen and Rival was situated conveniently near the location in Södermalm. If you're interested in interior design, here's a hotel for you - the lobby and the bar are filled with intriguing details and it's just a feast for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at rhe rival on sunday evening. The hotel and our room was boitique style with lots of little extras that make you feel special. We had drinks in the very art deco bar and ate in the restaraunt over looking the square enjoying excellent service from freindly welcoming staff. If you go to stockholm you must stay at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fun, comfortable place, in an excellent location, - trendy Sodermalm, just south of Gamla Stan. We stayed here for a long weekend. The room was clean and spacious (though we suspect we might have been upgraded - it was quiet season). USB ports by the bed for device charging, and a selection of DVDs and CDs - free to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice hotel, a bit different. I got a very small singleroom with a bed between two desks (on both shortsides) and that is a problem for me with my tall body 200cm. Very friendly staff. The breakfast is a bit small but tastes well and served in a very nice restaurant. 3 or 4 stars??? Ill go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and clean Art Deko Hotel in a perfect Location. 3 Bars , a good restaurant and a great intercontinental Breakfast. Nice rooms with little practical Extras ( our shower had a window where you could look into the room and watch TV while showering :-) Mysig. And a very special Tak to the Staff........

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at the beginning of March. We had a lovely welcome when we arrived and checked in, the room was huge and the bathroom was lovely. The bed was really big and comfortable. The tv (with access to DVDs) was great too. We rented a dvd from reception on one night, they even brought it straight... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a late review from February 2010: We stayed for 1 night in room 705, over Valentine's day, and I picked the hotel solely for the reason that Benny Andersson owned it...ABBA! The hotel is a short walk from Mariatorget T-bana and less than 15 minutes from Central Stockholm; on arrival we were taken straight to our room, room... More 

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london
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32 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The basic room is quite small but very comfortable, the location is great and the staff extremely helpful. They have a good selection of DVDs is the room and the beds are awesome! Very close to the old town and located in a very nice neighbourhood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sean the concierge contacted us a week before our stay and recommended and booked some great restaurants for us during our stay and also helped to plan trips. Use him he's great. The hotel had a great feel to it the bar and restaurant area are relaxed and well decorated and the food and drink is superb. Our room was... More 

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