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STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel

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Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Super cool spot to grab a couple of beers. At first glance we assumed that it was going to be pricey because it is on a docked boat with a beautiful view of Stockholm. The beers cost around 79kr. Pretty average for Stockholm. There are multiple spots to sit on the deck. It is also a hostel, which is pretty...

Thank Stephanie0988
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For starters you are staying on a boat! We had a 2 person room with bunk beds. The beds were very comfortable, the room was big and it even had a porthole! There are shared bathrooms, but don't let that put you off. There are loads of toilets and showers so you never have to wait. The showers were hot...

Thank carolinibambini
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we turned up at 2am not realising we were staying on a boat! Great staff that gave us all the advice we needed for Stockholm. Living on the boat was fantastic and it had everything we needed for a 2 night stay in Stockholm. One of the best hostels I've stayed in!

Thank Conanmcb
Akron, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe this is a required experience for youthful travelers as it comes close to being in that category. Two or three nights accommodations did not cost much years ago when stayed here. Yes it is an introduction to the large amount of water surrounding Stockholm and a perspective on Swedish history. This visit was part of my exploration of Sweden...

Thank GiudoLocattelli
SofieJorsell, Chef at STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guido, thank you so much for your kind words! I am so glad to see that you still remember your stay here so well and our wonderful capital. We would be so glad if you would visist us again soon. Best regards Sofie

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed on the boat, which was incredible, the morning views were a treat! I think more could be made more of the boat and have some seating on the deck. Unfortunately my experience of reception staff wasn't great - asked for opinions of where to go/what to eat and answers given were very unspecific. The breakfast offered was great...

Thank Niamh P
SofieJorsell, Chef at STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Niamh, Thank you for taking the time to answer our questionnaire. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and also thank you for your feed-back, we are always looking into how to improve our hostel. We hope to be welcoming you back here soon. Best regards The staff trough Sofie, Site manager

Reviewed 6 March 2017

I initially booked this hostel for the uniqueness, willing to put up with any problems just to have the fun of getting to stay on a boat for the night. However, I was very impressed with this hostel as a whole. Staff were friendly. The rooms and showers and such were clean. The beds were very comfortable and sheets and...

Thank Emily M
SofieJorsell, Chef at STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Emily, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon again! Best regards Sofie

Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Nice Experience... Loved the Cozy Bunk Beds made inside a Medieval Ship... Affordable on Pocket as well... Walkable distance from Stockholm Central Station... Breakfast not included though... Still... A must experience while you are in Stockholm...

Thank Anshuman1943
Management response:

Dear Anshuman, we hope to see you soon again, you should really try it in summer time - it magic! Best regards Sofie

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 31 January 2017

A great experience during snow weather.A great view from the boat to discover the magic of Stockholm and its history. Central from the Station and nice stay onboard in a small cabin. You can also make the choice of the building where you can fin all amenities too.I highly recommand Chapman Hostel.

1Thank 488magali
Management response:

Dear Magali, there is something special about staying on af Chapman in winther time, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you soon again. Best regards Sofie Site manager

Vimercate, Italy
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The place is pretty big and well kept. Rooms are spacious and clean, there are many toilets and showers and I always found them clean. You get clean sheets and a towel, which is very good. There's no kitchen. The location is great as it is in Skeppsholmen (20 min walk from Central Station and 10 from Gamla Stan) and...

Thank Sele M
Management response:

Dear Sele, thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I am sad to read that we were unclear in our information that the guest kitchen is found in the building on land as well as the living room and breakfast room. We have updated...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The stay in Hostel af Chapman was quirky and fun. The hostel is a ship and we stayed in a 2 person room (the beds were bunk beds). The room wasn't particularly big but it was more than enough - just like a ship cabin. There was a small window and a sink. The bathrooms/toilets were shared and were well...

Thank jana142016
Management response:

Dear Jana, Thank you for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and would love to see you here again. Best regards The staff trough Sofie, Site manager

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Skeppsholmen island in Stockholm, this STF hostel is split between a late 1800s ship called Af Chapman and former navy barracks called Hantverkshuset. Moderna Museum and East Asia Museum within walking distance. Guest can choose from guest rooms or ship cabins. The guest rooms located in the main building feature large windows, high ceiling and views of the water or park. Some of the ship cabins have a small sitting area and a small window with a city view. Both options include access to shared bathroom facilities. Guests can enjoy a traditional Swedish breakfast buffet. The on-site cafe serves light meals. There is also a shared kitchen where guests can prepare own meals. During June to August, guests can relax on the sun deck on Af Chapman. The Ostasiatiska Museet Bus Stop is 150 m from the hostel. Kungstradgarden Metro Station is 10 minutes’ walk from STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen. Welcome to visit STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen! ... more   less 

Additional Information about STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel

Address: 8 Flaggmansvaegen, Stockholm 111 49, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm
Price Range: £23 - £109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 77
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“Reservations might be needed today. More expensive. Looking out the porthole is not an advantage since you can see everything from the deck.”
GiudoLocattelli, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room that faces the sea”
SeleM313, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask when booking a quiet room, I got one upon request”
211caterinar, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“The private rooms in the back of the boat are fantastic!”
bestregardsf, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“B20 is a nice room!”
AManInEivissa, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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