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STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel

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Located on Skeppsholmen island in Stockholm, this STF hostel is split between a late 1800s ship called Af Chapman and former navy barracks called Hantverkshuset. Moderna Museum and East Asia Museum within walking distance. Guest can choose from guest rooms or ship cabins. The guest rooms located in the main building feature large windows, high ceiling and views of the water or park. Some of the ship cabins have a small sitting area and a small window with a city view. Both options include access to shared bathroom facilities. Guests can enjoy a traditional Swedish breakfast buffet. The on-site cafe serves light meals. The Ostasiatiska Museet Bus Stop is 150 m from the hostel. Kungstradgarden Metro Station is 10 minutes’ walk from STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen. Bar & Bistro Chapman is now open for the season! Enjoy a nice meal and a cold beverage on deck. Open thu-sat 3pm-9pm until midsummer, after midsummer open all days. Welcome to visit STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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97Great for walkers
Grade: 97 out of 100
28Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
12Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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I had some reservations about staying in Stockholm, the biggest being the cost of eating out on a budget. This hostel, however, comes with a proper kitchen that has all the basics, meaning I could buy budget food from ICA and cook it there. It's close to the old town and the
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This is one of the top choices for Stockholm. The location of the hostel is great, everything is within walking distance, it offers a great view of the Royal palace and at Christmas the giant Christmas tree. The rooms in the main building are comfortable, there is a cosy TV room
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Very good location and very budget for the price. The most optimal price / quality ratio. The only awkward moment is that you can not immediately understand where to register. We stopped by quite late and it was a little difficult to find the place of registration - on Google
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I stayed in the main building an a double room with my sister. We enjoyed the morning views from the big windows. The room was comfotable, spacious with two beds. The bathroom was just around the corner - everything clean and well maintained. We used kitchen and common room as
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Sensational experience to live in the captains rooms. Romantic feeling, very authentic and tastfull furbished. Whenever we stay in Stockholm we check in to the boat. (Captainsroom or Officers room) Af Chapman’s position could not be more central in Stockholm!l
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Communal kitchen
Early morning view of Galma Stan
What is the best and quickest way to get there from the airport? Thanks!
There is a high speed train between the airport and central station. kids under 13?? are free so just buy an adult ticket. also cheaper to buy a round trip an your not locked in to a certain train. When you get off you can walk around the corner and get a cab. our cabbie had not heard of this hostel, but I had my instructions printed out. everyone speaks good English and taxi from station to hostel was $10 dollars
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do you offer storage for bags before check-in or after check-out?
Normally every Hostel within Europe have a way to help you with your luggage. Some places charge but others don’t charge anything.
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Does the ship move a lot? Sway side to side???
The ship is well anchored. Moreover it is anchored almost on the bank of the water body. Waves keep rocking on it all the time. Still, you could hardly feel the ship moving.
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We took a cab from the train station, but it looked like there was parking available. On a map it looked like it was a hike from the train station, but we could have easily walked it. Please note that the cafe stops starving food earlier than the bar opens. If you are arriving late, grab some food along the way. We ended up having cookies for dinner which thrilled my son! Cheers!!
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"Best location and views"
"we enjoyed the first floor"
"If you are walk oriented traveler then this hostel is for you."
"You can visit the bar/restaurant on the boat without actually staying here."
"Rooms in the building are cheaper and have more amenities. Have the same noise issue."
$25 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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