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Birka Hostel
Reviewed September 26, 2012

This is one of the best hostels you will every stay in. Pretty much a hotel. Very clean, modern, and comfortable. Excellent location right in the middle of Normalm, about 1/2 a block from the T-banna. Provides internet and a basic breakfast, as well as a host of cheap things you can buy if you forgot them.

Safe place with electronic door locks, and a very pleasant staff too

Stayed: September 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

suddenly a lot of time spent in this place, since it was coldest weekend of June in Stockholm since immemorial time. We ordered private twin with shared bahroom, and it was really OK! Night club and few bars steps from this place. Walking disstance to central station. Very cool and beautiful girls working at the front desk! :)

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Vygintas
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Reviewed May 22, 2012

If you're on a budget and want to stay in the heart of Stockholm's nightlife, this is the place to stay!
Best Hostel City is conveniently located at walking distance from Stureplan (approx. 7-10 min) and even closer to the Hötorget subway station.

We were a large group, so we stayed in a 10 beds dorm. The place was clean and I found it really fair priced taking in consideration the great location and the condition of the hostel (235 SEK = 22€). There was a kitchen attached to the dorm, with everything you could need if you plan to cook your own meals or just prepare a coffee.
Internet was free and worked really well, plus the staff was really friendly and helpful.

As said, this is THE place to stay if you're in Stockholm on a budget!

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Geekmiki
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Reviewed May 21, 2012

Nice place to stay. Clean good internet and good staff. Also close to the shopping area.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Bernard R
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

The best hostel deserves this name: it is very clean, modern, family owned hostel in the city centre of stockholm, only 30 steps from metro station Hotorget, by train you can easily get to every corner of this interesting city.
Hostel has very interesting swedish design and style, with code locked front door and if you drop by after 19h you ll get message and the room key is waiting for you in locked deposit box.
Reception stuff are kind and wanting to help you and provide all info you'll neeed.
Breakfast is very good, with tost, tea and coffee, milk and cereals, but they dont serve any pasta for free which was advertised.
Wi fi internet works very well, and I catched 3 access points.
In the neighbourhood you can find nice restaurants and pubs full of cheering people, and Lidl is only 20 mins walk form hostel, works untill 22h.
Dont miss Vasa Museet and Djurgarden Park and National Museet as well!
Hope I shall come back there again!

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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Predrag_M
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Reviewed March 25, 2012

we were here 22-24, march 2012 in double private room. Staff is friendly, hostel is really clean and breakfast was always enough!! Location of the hostel is also perfect, everything is close - shopping street, bus station, pubs and clubs.. would recommend it 100%!!!

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 29, 2012

Very clean room,kitchen and the Staff was very friendly always ready to help!Not very far from the city center and the subway station so you can escape In the beautiful Stockholm...Ahhh i forgot not far too from the bicycle distribution point of the city in case you wanna borrow (not free of course) a bicycle to visit the old town (I must Do),and so many places to visit not far from this Hotel....Once you come back on the night it's "l'auberge Espagnole" people from all around the world sitting chatting all together...what a goood memories in this hotel!+ it's the cheapest as it seems to me that I could find at this time!I would hell suggest if you wanna live a great experience with less $!!!

  • Stayed: April 2011, traveled solo
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Address: 14-16 Luntmakargatan, Stockholm 111 37, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Norrmalm
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Hotel Style:
Ranked #33 of 69 Specialty Lodging in Stockholm
Price Range: $26 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Birka Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 65
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern hostel in the Capital of Scandinavia for those who seek a good rate and a comfortable stay. Vi offer private rooms and dormitories. Vi also offer a dormitory for only women. We offer free Wi-Fi in all rooms and common areas. We have a common and a fully equipped kitchen and a friendly social room were you can cook, meet new people or prepare for your adventures in the city. All of us att Birka Hostel value the security and safety of our guests and as such all the common areas are protected by cameras and also all rooms and common areas are equipped with the latest sprinkler systems which are connected to Stockholms emergency services. Coffe, tea and pasta is always free and available in the kitchen Laundry service is offered at a fee. Breakfast is served daily for an additional fee. Monday - Friday 7:30 - 10:00 Saturday - Sunday 8:00 - 10:00 ... more   less 
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