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Old Town Hostel

Stora Nygatan 22, Stockholm 111 10, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stayed there 1 night. Its main advantage is its great location: at the heart of the old town island of Gamla Stan, it is situated at a walking distance from the train station (10mins) and the city centre (Gustav Adolf Torg, etc.) (3mins). The staff was very nice and the rooms did the job: they were clean, the only... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We did a backpacking trip all around Europe, and this hostel was the most expensive. (Although it is considered cheap in Sweden). The hostel is underground so the rooms do not have windows. In the morning it was hard to tell what time it was since there was never light coming into the rooms. Also, the bathrooms smelled extremely bad.... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I stayed at this hostel in August with a friend and we arrived past the check in time having booked on hostel bookers which said it was 24 hour check in - be warned, you need to email them in advance if you plan on arriving late. As it was 11pm we were panicking but thankfully someone let us in... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The hostel was clean and they offered free tea, coffee and pasta. Great location in the centre of the city and very easy to get around. The receptionist had no idea of things to do in Stockholm and when I questioned activities in the area he was of no help whatsoever. I found this extremely disappointing as I had little... More

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Campinas, SP
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The best that the hostel offers is the location, in the old town , Gamla Stan. I would stay there again because of it. We were 4 people, so we could take a room for us and nobody else. The room is small, but ok. There are only 3 showers in each bathroom, and just 1 toilet inside each bathroom... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I stayed 12 nights in the hostel. I initially booked it because it was the cheapest option in town, but I was really happy to see how nice the place looked, and how clean it was. The staff was very friendly as well and very helpful. I was in Stockholm for work, so I loved the free wifi in the... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We stayed here in September for 4 nights. This place was absolutely riddled with bed bugs! There were so many that you could find them even with the lights on in the day. When we complained they moved us to a different room but then proceeded to put new people in our old room! Part of the problem is that... More

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London, United Kingdom
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189 reviews 189 reviews
20 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Firstly, absolutely great location. I was in a 6 bedroom dorm for the first night of my stay but someone complained of bed bugs in the room so I was moved to a cosy 4 bed dorm on the second night. Really comfortable nights sleep throughout my stay. Long and dimly hallways make this place lack character so along with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This hostel is in a great location, walking distance to all the shops, the centre of town and sights. Its underground and the 4 bed room has a very cool feel (looks like you're in an igloo) only issues there aren't any windows it can be a little claustrophobic and there aren't any powerpoints near the top bunks. So you... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

There were lots of bed bugs. I got completely bitten. The worst hostel I have ever been. Reception was closed during the night and no one could solve my problem during the night. Also very unsafe, there is no access control

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Address: Stora Nygatan 22, Stockholm 111 10, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm
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