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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“prison cell”(13 reviews)
“bunk beds”(15 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsprison cellconverted prisonbunk bedsguest kitchenwasher and dryercentral hallwayminute walk from the nearest metrotop bunkprivate bathrooma great place to stayexplore stockholmstaff at receptiongamla stanstayed for one nightexpensive cityspent nightsrooms are small
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a former prison on the island of Langholmen. Rooms are cells with ensuite. Had tellys, wifi etc. Beach nearby. Leafy surroundings. Good kitchen for self catering. Friendly staff. A bus ride from Stockholm Central but fairly frequent. Sleep quality poor, not hostels fault, but...More

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The hostel is located in a former prison on the beautiful island Langholmen. During summer you can easily go for a swim just outside the hostel, which seems to be a popular spot also amongst locals. I stayed in a 4-bed womens room (cell), which...More

Thank Henrike E
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Clean, nice but small rooms as they are former cells. Surroundings are good, water, parks, small boat harbours. They have a restaurant with exellent food and nice service. At the receptions a small shop. Rooms are small but it was a special sleep, a bit...More

Thank SakuKim
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Our room (cell) was on the first floor and was everything I expected. Outside the room it was a typical cell block and inside it was a cell! But it did have a small ensuite room with shower, toilet and wash basin. The cell was...More

Thank EzzyA
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This former prison has been tastefully and cleverly turned into a basic hotel/hostel. We stayed in the twin room with a bunk bed and a small en-suite bathroom. The room/bathroom are both very small (it is a former prison cell after all), but has everything...More

Thank nikvestberg
Response from Langholmen H, Public Relations Manager at Langholmen HostelResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for your positive comments! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our prison. Welcome back!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Restaurant
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Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Restaurant
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US$68 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$68 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nearby
Hornstull & Langholmen
If you love having a drink by the sea right on the
beach (and who doesn’t?) Hornstull & Långholmen should
be on top of your list. The area was recently
redeveloped and now not only offers artsy bars and
edgy restaurants but also a post-modern shopping mall
complex for urban retail therapy. Hornstull belongs to
the more established and sophisticated neighborhoods
in Stockholm and is the typical place where you’ll
...More
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"Sleep was only poor due to sunny weather & nights not very dark"
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"The museum aisle on the ground floor can be a bit spooky at night."
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"If you are three, the triple room with private bathroom will suit your needs. Limited space but manageable..."
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"Don't bother paying the cleaning fee. You only need to leave it tidy and take out your rubbish and linen."
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