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Hotel Rival

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Mariatorget 3, Box 17525, Stockholm 11891, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel has a nice and chick design, with a great selection for breakfast. Very conveniently located and has a great customer service. Would definitely recommend for business travellers as well as couples.

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

Stayed here for two nights and didn't want to leave! I loved our deluxe double room. There were lots of space and the room was nicely furnished. Big bed, safe, big bathroom with tub and shower (separate), lots of hooks and space to put your things. You can pick up CD's and DVD's from the reception and use them in... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights over New Year for our honeymoon. We had such a lovely time and the hotel is just fab. With the red carpet and lights, it almost felt like you were arriving at a film premier every time you entered! The room was excellent with a selection of CDs and DVDs provided (there is also... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rival been my absolute favorite hotel over the last decade both for business and pleasure. For the last year I have not been in Stockholm, but one I got in the other week I got a hearty welcome back in the reception, an upgrade which I really appreciated after a very long and cumbersome day. The f´difference betweeen Rival and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A quirky, modern hotel, owned by Benni from Abba, which made a great base for exploring Stockholm on a short break. With an underground station less than five minutes walk away, the whole city was easily available on our doorstep. The rooms were beautifully designed, well equipped, including a CD collection (ABBA were in there, of course) and there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place through other reviews. They raved about it and now do we. The hotel is luxurious, super trendy perfectly located and great views over the square. This is the trendy end of town and located so close to the underground station. The staff are very attentive and so nice. The rooms has so many unique little pieces... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel with great location and personal touch. Delicious breakfast! We celebrated my husbands birthday and got upgraded to the most stunning suit we ever stayed in. So luxury, with a private balcony, separate living room and wonderful views. We are definitely going to stay here again. Many thanks to the Hotel Rival for making my husbands birthday just perfect.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a beautiful hotel! This hotel is very easy to find and to get to via train. The Metro is literally just around the corner from the hotel. The hotel is located across from a beautiful park and has a nice Chinese Restaurant across the park from it. Down the road is a 7 Eleven and there is a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled in from Gothenburg by train and arrived at Stockholm central. The Rival is a few stops away on the Metro (Mariatorget) - so after buying a Travelcard for our week in Stockholm we travelled the few stops. As always when you come up aboveground it always helps to come out at the right end of the station & of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was lovely and warm, and quite trendy. As it was winter, it was great that the bathroom floor was heated. it was pretty obvious that one of the ABBA fame owned it. Breakfast was outstanding. Dinner was nice but very pricey. we felt it was a little out of the way though and had to get a taxi... More 

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Staying in Mariatorget

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Mariatorget
This rather quiet neighborhood revolves around a postcard-like park with a dramatic fountain in its center and is definitely one of Stockholm’s showcase neighborhoods. Mariatorget, a central residential area, is the best Stockholm has to offer when it comes to juxtaposing architectural masterpieces with sophisticated art galleries, coffee shops and bars. Stockholmers love to spend their weekends in the park or one of the nearby coffee shops, so come to Mariatorget to meet the locals. The northern part of Mariatorget boasts historic buildings, beautiful cobblestone streets, and one of Stockholm’s best observation decks, Monteliusvägen, from where you can see an amazing view of the city hall and Stockholm’s old town.
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