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Hotel Rival

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Mariatorget 3, Box 17525, Stockholm 11891, Sweden
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Tenerife, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

After extensive research in the net we decided for this Hotel for our 1 night pre-cruise stay in Stockholm. We were greeted very friendly by the hotel staff at our 9 am.m. arrival and could leave the luggage safely stored until our room was ready. The concierge was very helpful and explained the various possibilities for sightseeing. Upon our return... More 

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at this hotel early in the morning not expecting our room to be ready and we were just going to drop our luggage off. To our surprise the very helpful receptionist found a room and we were unpacking within 10 minutes. The room was a delux room and looked out over the pleasant green square which during the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was in Stockholm as past of a broader trip to celebrate a milestone birthday. I loved this hotel and the experience added to my overall holiday satisfaction. The Rival is a destination in itself with a cafe, restaurant, bar, theatre and of course owned by Benny Andersson of Abba fame. Located in the central and trendy Sodermalm district -... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon arriving in Stockholm, I took the Sky City train to the station just after Stockholm Central, from there it was about a 4 block walk up to the hotel (which is in a cute square - Mariatorget), the hotel is on the right side of the square if you come from the direction I described. The square has a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a good hotel, well located, not in the very touristic area, but near by, in a nice area of Stockholm. A bit too old furniture and ceramics in the rooms and bathroom. But service at the reception and the restaurant was excellent. Very nice, always ready to help or give tips about what to do in the city.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived from a cruise and were able to check in to our room around 9.30am which was very convenient. The staff were very friendly and the hotel was great. Clean and modern with well equipped rooms. The location is just outside the city centre but only around a 10 min walk to the old town. Being in a side... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating with 60 people a birthday party is a real challenge. The Rival was a perfect location for all of us. Rooms perfect, people friendly, the Bar was excellent and opened also sunday night for us (normally closed at this time!). It couldn´t be better! A special thanks to Nils Bornemann, who took care for all the group bookings. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about the Rival is outstanding. The staff, rooms, dining, presentation, sleep quality and location are superb. In addition, it has been perfectly maintained and shows no hint of being tired or worn out. Highly recommended.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were deciding between the Grand and the Rival, and we are so happy we chose the Rival. It's in a great little neighborhood--the setting couldn't be better, with a park, coffee shops, bars, and restaurants (but not too many, and definitely not touristy). The staff was incredibly friendly, and the rooms are top notch. One of the more unique... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband visited for one night and had the nicest room with a view of the tree tops on Mariatorget. Clean, really comfy and very nice interior. We had dinner and breakfast and both was very good. Staff really friendly and pleasant. I definately recommend this hotel, bar and restaurant!

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Rival is Stockholm's first boutique hotel, located on Sodermalms heights in classic premises in Stockholm. The Rival is a small, modern, individual hotel with unique top-level service. The 99 rooms have high technical standards with an unique interior decorations as well as Internet access. The seventh floor, with its magnificent view, is reserved for suites. The classic cinema Rival has been meticulously renovated and equipped with the latest in multi-media technology. The movie theatre will accommodate 700 conference guests, and the premises are well suited for events and meetings. There are 5 more conference rooms and a generous foyer outside the theatre for exhibits and mingling. The cocktail bar (original art deco), the bar, the bistro and the cafe will serve both hotel guests and local inhabitants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rival

Address: Mariatorget 3, Box 17525, Stockholm 11891, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Mariatorget , Södermalm
Price Range: $217 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Rival 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Rival Hotel Stockholm
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Stockholm
#1 Luxury Hotel in Stockholm
#2 Romantic Hotel in Stockholm
#3 Business Hotel in Stockholm
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