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Interhostel
Reviewed January 12, 2012

the location is great,located just a few steps from the main streets of shopping.
the kitchen is just moderately clean,but thats what you get when you stay in a place like this,everyone's sharing the same kitchen.so the irresponsible ones will just leave out their dishes without cleaning it.but thats okay as interhostel has their cleaner to take care of it every early morning.
however,the signs all over the wall were a bit off i would say.i'm pretty sure some other reviewers mentioned this too.for example, there is a sign on the female bathroom door saying that violators will be slapped.just slapped?that is not funny at all.
i think my experience of the room is not a bad one since all 5 of us stayed in the same room and no strangers stayed with us.if there were any other persons with us, i would say it's a lil bit uncomfortable being in that small, confined room, little space to put your things, no fresh air and stuffs.
but overall,if you're going with 5 or 6 friends i think you will be alright.

  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed January 1, 2012

Interhostel is in a great location and is relatively clean with friendly staff. It also has a fully functional kitchen which is handy for the budget traveller, since eating out can be expensive in Sweden.

However, the signs throughout the hostel were really off-putting for me as a female traveller, especially since the toilets were shared. Eg, a sign that says 'sexual harrassment will not be reported, just 'graded'' is not funny, and combine this with being approached by sleazy men in the bathroom and you can imagine that I was not entirely comfortable during my stay.

  • Stayed: December 2011
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5  Thank jupey12
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Reviewed November 21, 2011

The hostel is in a brilliant location, right in the centre of Stockholm. The rooms are clean and alright, though some of them don't have windows, which is a bit dismal. The beds are comfortable, although very close together. There is a nice communal area which is fun and friendly, although we did get a security guy come and tell us to be quiet when we were talking at night, which was a bit unfair seeing as we weren't being very loud. Its more of a chilled out hostel rather than a lively one, but there is a good atmosphere even so. The toilets and shower facilities are excellent. There are also cooking facilities, free coffee (it's not very good though) and a TV in the communal area, and some computers with internet available. The staff speak perfect English. A great hostel to stay at if you're travelling in a group of friends, or if you'll be spending most of your time out and about and just need a place to crash.

  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled with friends
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3  Thank Becky J
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Reviewed October 30, 2011

I chose this hostel for its price and location: I have to admit it is really convenient located, only 10 min walking from Central station and just few meters from main shopping area, you can really easly walk around without taking a bus (but really need to be prepared to walk alot!!!!). Location it's really the only positive aspect about this place!!!!I booked a bed in a 6-bed dormitory: didn't have great expectations, but really couldn't image how bad this could heve been!!!A room that would probably be fine to host 2 beds, had 6, with no windows, no smoke detector, no ventilation system and no place at all to move!!Beds were just at 30 cm one from eachother and the only thing they provide it's just a locker per person. There is no other place you can put your personal belongings!!Common areas were just a pair of stools in the main corridor and a completely messed up kitchen which was not a private area but just the necessary way to get to the rooms!You can purchase bed linen at 50 sek: I highly recommend you to bring your own linen because it was evident that those stuff were not well cleaned, you could just smell that!!
I would definately pay a little bit more to get at least the basic!!I only recommend this place if you travel with your friends and share the room with them and only for a short break: I think it's really hard to stand this place for more than 2 nights!!!!!!
I've been quite disappointed because I read many good reports about this place and Stockholm it's a city that can definately offer better place than a burial niche for 25 sek a night!!!!!

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Erycool
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Reviewed October 9, 2011

..but at what's probably the cheapest bed in central Stockholm, you can't really complain! Clean, comfy rooms, great location, and despite earlier reviews, very friendly & communal! Depends who's there at the time, I guess.
There's also free computers & wi-fi, cheap drinks & snacks available, linen & towels are a reasonable 50 & 20 SEK respectively, and mildly sexist posters to amuse or outrage.
Overall, lovely hostel in a lovely city!

  • Stayed: October 2011
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Thank KD_Candy
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Reviewed September 19, 2011

If you're looking for a fun and sociable hostel then this probably isn't for you. It is cheap by Stockholm standards and in a good location but it's very plain. The room we stayed in for 6 people was very cramped and there was no window which made us feel very claustrophobic. It was absolutely boiling (meanwhile the weather outside was freezing) so we had to use a loud fan all night. There were large lockers accessible to all in the hostel room but you have to bring your own padlock. The beds were very creaky so everytime the person above you moved it was very disturbing. The kitchen was good- nice sitting area and there were 3 fridges all extremely packed. The showers and toilets were clean and there is free internet. The luggage room is also free. I did really like the hostel but there is no bar and everything is very plain so it's not really like a youth hostel which means we didn't really have the chance to talk to anyone like we did in other hostels. The staff were very helpful and spoke impeccable English (much like all Scandinavians!) Would recommend but probably wouldn't go back again myself.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Daniella S
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Reviewed July 24, 2011

It was really nice when I checked in because the receptionist told me I as upgraded in smaller dormitory! The room was comfortable. All the furniture was from Ikea and it was really a good bed where I slept very good! If I go back to Stockholm, I will stay in Interhostel for sure!

BUT...one thing I didn't liked was the smell in the room when I arrived! With another backpacker, we had to open the door to clean the air! It was impossible to open the window.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled solo
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Thank takayukibru
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Address: 46 Kammakargatan, Stockholm 111 60, Sweden
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Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Norrmalm
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #47 of 69 Specialty Lodging in Stockholm
Price Range: $27 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Interhostel 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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