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Hotel Rival

4.0 of 5 Mariatorget 3, Box 17525, Stockholm 11891, Sweden
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
4 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a hotel owned by Benny Andersson from ABBA. It is brilliant! Our room didn't have any heating when we arrived but a call to the concierge and a radiator was delivered, floor heating turned on and everything taken care of. There are DVDs, books and CDs in the room but also an extensive list of DVDs that you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hotel Rival was a great choice for a trip to Stockholm. Location was very convenient with most things within walking distance (and Drop Coffee round the corner!). The room (deluxe) was fantastic - a really good size, lovely views over the square, really nice bathroom with a beautiful bath, seriously comfortable bed and a unique touch of a selection... More

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a lovely weekend at the Hotel Rival. The staff were very friendly and helpful when we arrived late on the Friday night. The entrance to the hotel is stunning as you enter the luxurious bar area and veer to the right to enter the private reception which is only open to guests. Our room was... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to Stockholm many times Hotel Rival is my new favorite hotel. The room are thoughtfully designed and the staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. I was there for a week and didn't have any issues except a light bulb going out. The morning breakfast is also great and very generous in what they offer. The location is... More

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Oslo, Norway
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place. Awesome from beginning to end. Friendly staff, beautiful room with lots of space, located towards the backyard (room 325). Beautiful furnished, nice beds and pillows. Even though the hotel was crowded with conferences and receoptions upon our arrival there was no noise. Great offer with DVDs makes it cosy like home. Superb breakfast with all you can... More

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San Francisco, California
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I requested a room away from the list and unfortunately ended up with the one closest to the lift on the second floor. The lift starts pinging at around 5am and the walls are pretty thin. Banging doors might keep you awake. The room itself was pretty small, which is fine as it was decorated in a great space-saving Ikea... More

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Munich, Germany
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights during our visit to Stockholm in July. We choose a Deluxe Room with Balcony (room 309) and were very, very pleased. The room was large, clean, had music CDs (the previous guest must have "borrowed" the ABBA Gold CD from our room but the hotel replaced it upon our request -- I love ABBA... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 2 nights here at the end of Oct 2014. Very nice hotel, would reccomend. Enjoyed the buffet breakfasts and the bar that comes alive in the evening the most. Only very slight negative is the worn out dirty stained carpets along the corridor on our floor, 4th. They really let the high overall quality of the hotel down. Staff... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at the rival four times and have always enjoyed ourselves enormously. From the rooms which have views of Maria church square, the lovely breakfast room, fun bars and warm and kind staff this is just sublime. Love it.

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Helsinki, Finland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Stockholm several times before and we thought, that we know something... Hotel Rival was recommended by a friend who knows hotels and restaurants - because it is his job - and he also booked us the rooms. We knew he knows his job, but Hotel Rival could surprise us, really. The hotel has its own style -... More

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Address: Mariatorget 3, Box 17525, Stockholm 11891, Sweden
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Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Södermalm
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Rival 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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