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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was over for a 3 night stay as we were attending a friends wedding. I love this hotel and it was my 3rd time back. The location is great as it is only a 10min walk to the old town. It is located in the trendy Södermalm district, and it overlooks a beautiful park. Plenty of restaurants close by and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best hotel we stayed in after 6 weeks travel in scandi. Room and bathroom on the small side but great shower, comfy bed, and pillow choice. Friendly, efficient service and excellent expresso coffee included. Trendy location with boutique arty shops and cafes, and within walking distance to old town and city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Second time I've stayed here. Great location in Söder - very close to Gamla Stan (the old city). Located on pretty Mariatorget (Maria Square) in a local residential and shopping district - so you get a sense of the how the locals live. The room we stayed in (705) had a slightly "Ingrid Bergman" style with a lovely view over... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Flew into Stockholm and took the metro to within a 5 minute walk of the hotel. Located in a quiet square .As is typical with European fights arrived early no room, but put us in one that was "ready". Nice enough room, modern, although small. Not sure I would have got a better one if arrived at a normal time... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Stockholm for only two nights, wish we could have stayed a week. Our room at the Rival was spacious, elegantly decorated and the bed linens were luxurious. Lots of storage room in the closets and there was a bathtub as well as a shower. This was one of the larger categories of rooms and the price was... More 

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Warren, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great location! The Tbana is very close and there is a lovely park across the street. The breakfast buffet is outstanding, with made to order omelets,oatmeal and cappuccino. The rooms are well designed and comfortable and the staff is friendly and efficient. Who could ask for anything more? We booked several months in advance, so got a great... More 

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

A fantastic stay: from walking into the sumptuous reception of the converted theatre to being greeted by the consistently friendly staff, to enjoying a comfortable room followed by a great range of choices for breakfast. A lovely peaceful location on a scenic square and literally 3 minutes walk to the underground station. We're really glad we chose here when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After taking the express train from the airport (20 minutes) then an Uber to the hotel, we were happy to experience the cute boutique Hotel Rival conveniently located to lots of shopping and restaurants/bars. The hotel reception agent was very nice and spoke English very well. The restaurant food quality was exceptionally good and delicious. Americans beware that most of... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 10 days with our family of 4 children ages 5-14, and although it was not what one would think of as a "child-friendly" hotel, we had a great stay at the Rival. Can't think of a nicer reservations agent when we called to book - Neils was so helpful and kind even when we had to change around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a wonderful 6 night stay and would definitely recommend it , although if you can afford it go for more than the standard room . We found this room a little cramped without a view and it wasn't as good as the public areas . It didn't spoil our stay as you're not in the room long... 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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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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 )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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 118 91, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Mariatorget , Södermalm
Price Range: $203 - $372 (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
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#1 Family Hotel in Stockholm
#2 Romantic Hotel in Stockholm
#3 Business Hotel in Stockholm
#3 Luxury Hotel in Stockholm
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