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City Backpackers Hostel

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The perfect downtown location, lots of common areas, staff guided tours and a cafe with an international vibe. City Backpackers gives you a lot more than a bed to sleep in - It's simply your base camp for travellers exploring Stockholm.Free high speed internet on Mac and PC computers and free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms 24 hours!Free pasta - cook as much as you can eat!Free evening sauna - the ultimate Swedish experience!
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
237Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
34Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Norrmalm
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street, Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and Åhléns City juxtaposed with Stockholm’s most modern shopping mall, Mood Stockholm. Visitors to this area get to experience the unique Swedish philosophy of protecting cultural heritage while also staying on top of fashion innovation and modern architecture.
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This was one of the best hostel experiences I've ever had - stayed for three nights and enjoyed every second. Beds were very comfortable, common areas were clean and cozy, showers were amazing (which is rare in hostels), kitchen was well stocked with awesome free pasta - really
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Response from CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks heaps for your incredible feedback. We'd love to have you return, so come back soon! Most welcome to visit us. We are over the moon to hear that we were able to reach up to your expectations. Thanks for being the perfect guest! Good luck on your travel adventures! Charmaine CBP
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First time in a Hostel and loving it! Lots of large open common spaces to meet other guests! I added the Viking sauna tour and it was amazing, heading into it I was not sure what to expect, but getting the chance to jump into the Baltic was an experience I will not forget! They
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Response from CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel
Responded 1 week ago
We are so thrilled to be able to give you an unforgettable experience. You are very brave jumping in the Baltic sea! It must have been very refreshing. Many thanks for the recommendation, we appreciate it! Welcome back anytime! All the very best on your travels, Charmaine CBP
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Great experience & great atmosphere! This is one of the best Hostels I have every stayed at: warm & soft-hearted. The staff is extremely friendly & helpful. The rooms are nice and very clean. The free tea, water and coffee is a really nice feature & I loved to enjoy a cup while
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Response from CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks heaps Belle for your awesome feedback. It means a lot to us and we appreciate the recommendation. We are really happy to hear that you had an overall excellent experience and look forward to seeing you again. Most welcome here. Safe travels, Charmaine CBP
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Staff at the reception gave you a warm welcome and explain how thing works. Nice environment and short walk from main transport station. Free pasta if you’re on budget and also they have sauna . Easy checkout and get food/beer discount at restaurant next door.
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Response from CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel
Responded 14 Feb 2019
Thanks so much Lampat for visiting us. Great that you enjoyed the hostel facilities and freebies. Most welcome to visit us again! Best wishes, Charmaine CBP
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This hostel was one of the better ones that I have come accross in Europe. We were greeted with a warm welcome from the staff. Everything is code access which meant not having to worry about losing a key or swipe card. There are lots of funky areas to hang out, a spacious and
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Response from CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel
Responded 8 Feb 2019
Thanks a million for your incredible feedback! Happy to hear that you had an overall enjoyable experience. You should definitely come back in the summer time. You won't regret it. It's beautiful in Stockholm around this time. We have a Kayak tour that you might want to try out. Hope to see you soon! Most welcome here anytime! Have a fabulous weekend! Charmaine CBP
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6-bed private ensuite room.
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12-bed mix dorm
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12-bed mix dorm
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6-bed Apartment with Sauna Located in the courtyard, across from the main hostel building.
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4-bed mix dorm (Please note that we have some rooms with and without window)
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Hello Elsa! Apologises for delayed reply. Yes, we are open on Christmas Day. We are open all year round. In Sweden Swedish people celebrate on the 24/12 and then many people like to go out for food and drink on the 25/12. Opening times for restaurants vary. Here is a weblink about Christmas Eve so they might be open on Christmas day too on thatsup Guide online.Also checkout visit Stockholm website. I would put the links on here but the website will not allow me to do this. Some shops are open too on Christmas day. We have free ice skates to borrow if you would like to go ice skating. Kind regards, Charmaine City Backpackers Hostel Stockholm Kind regards, Charmaine City Backpackers Hostel Stockholm
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Hi Jack, We only offer luggage storage for check-in guests checkout guests on the same day only. If you wish to store your luggage overnight or more days, unfortunately this is not possible at our hostel. Central station and City Bus terminals have lockers to use at a reasonable fee. Kind regards, Charmaine CBP
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Any normal padlock size would fit in my opinion. I didn't have one so I bought one from the hostel for not very big price. It might have been 2€ or something like that. I still have it somewhere...
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1. Breakfast is 55 SEK. It's worth the price as everything is expensive in Stockholm. The breakfast includes a sandwich, a glass of juice, a jar of yogurt and a jar of fruit. Coffee, tea, and water are free of charge. Cereal is also provided. 2. The cheapest public transportation from Arlanda Airport to Stockholm Central is Flygbussarna (airport shuttle bus). Buy the ticket online in advance for 99 SEK. If you buy at the counter, the price is 119 SEK. If you want to take Arlanda Express with lower price, you can buy it 90 days before the departure and get 45% off. When you arrive at Stockholm Central, going to the hotel is only a walking distance about 600 meters. Good luck to your trip!!
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There is a cheap public transit option, but I found it to be problematic during my visit due to problems with the train line. The second cheapest option is Flygbussarna, which is pretty straightforward. The hostel is walking distance from the Stockholm City stop.
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"Ask for a room on the ground floor! And, if you can afford it, book a room for yourself (non-sharing)"
"close to the city center"
"8 people dorms are fun, but not recommendable if you don't have a deep sleep"
"Room with entrance from the street has own kitchen and you have to remember only one password :)"
"Private room"
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PRICE RANGE
US$23 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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city backpackers hotel stockholm
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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