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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hostel to meet people. Everything is clean. The staff is cool. The area is quite well located. Wifi is free, and computers are at your disposal. We were in a dormitory and it was well organised. Bathrooms are clean. The kitchen allows you to cook pasta for free (which can be useful for one or two meals in this...

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your feedback. Great that you could check out the facilities and enjoyed cooking in our shared guest kitchen. Hope you were able to take back with you many wonderful memories of Stockholm. We hope to see you again soon someday, always welcome! Safe travels, Charmaine CBP

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was there only for one night but they were very welcoming! Nice and relaxed personnel who shows you around, because the building is a maze in the beginning. Large kitchen with all necessary utensils. Beds were good and the sanitair was clean. Would definitely stay here again if I would visit Stockholm again!

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

One night is too short. You need to come back and stay with us longer! :) Thanks for your kind comments and great to hear that you would stay with us again if you ever visit Stockholm again. Always welcome here. Have an awesome weekend! Cheers Charmaine CBP

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place really looks like a place for travellers. I really missed that. A nice decoration for a comfy place. I spent few days there. Staff members are nice, kitchen is ok, not the most equiped one i have seen but you have all the basics... and free pasta. It's always nice to get free stuff. I got a 8...

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We much appreciate it. Cool that you had an overall great experience here at the hostel. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Stockholm and you are most welcome to stay with us again if you are ever passing through Stockholm. We wish you a fab weekend! Cheers Charmaine...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here solo for 3 nights in September and I loved it here! The staff are great and it has a real relaxed bohemian feel. After travelling I felt my most relaxed here, there are loads of quiet breakout spaces with free tea and coffee! It's quiet at night so didn't need earplugs and my bed was so comfy!...

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Huge thanks for the fabulous review and recommendation! It means a lot to us. We are so happy to hear that we were your favourite hostel out of your travels, at least it means we must be doing something write. We try to make our guests feel at home here. Great that you checked out the restaurant and bar. We...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place is just "overwhelming". Right from my super smooth experience during check-in until I stepped out after staying here for a couple of days. First of all, location - just outstanding. A 10 minute walk from the central station. And pretty easy to locate too. You step in, and instantly you know that a great experience awaits you. This...

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Many thanks for the outstanding review! We are over the moon that you had such a fantastic experience and had so much fun meeting other guests here. We try our best to make it an easier and comfortable stay for our guests from abroad because we understand that it's not easy being in a different country. You are always welcome...

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I stayed at City Backpackers Hostel in Stockholm for three nights (would have stayed longer but they were fully booked for the last night of my trip). The hostel is very easy to find from Stockholm Central train station, and is less than a 10-minute walk from there. It is also close to restaurants and shops, and walking distance to...

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

A big high five to your review! Thanks so much for taking the time to give us a feedback. We deeply appreciate it. We'd love to have you back here with us, so please don't leave it too long! Always welcome. Cheers Charmaine CBP

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I had a fantastic experience at this hostel! The rooms were clean and comfortable. The best part of this hostel is the design and decoration, from the furniture to the quirky layout. Little nuances such as signage made this feel like home away from home. Excellent location with easy access to public transport.

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the incredible feedback. We hope you have had a marvellous stay with us. Always welcome to visit us again! We wish you all the best on your new adventures. Charmaine CBP

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Its was my first time to book a hostel, because as you know stockholm is very expensive city. I read all the good reviews about this hostel and you know what? they are all true :) it was such a great experience to meet traveler around the world. the hoste itself is so clean and have a cool vibe, the...

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your honest review. We appreciate your feedback and recommendation. Fantastic news that you had an overall great experience. Apologises for the fire alarm going off. Another guest had sprayed hairspray in the room which had set off the alarm. It usually does not happen. Breakfast costs 55 SEK at check-in price (usual price is 65 SEK) per person...

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

City Backpackers has this really cool nautical theme about it which I really liked. It is located walking distance from Central Station. I went during an off peak time of year so it wasn't very busy. They have some really good planned activites including Kayaking which I didn't get to go on because I was sick :( The beds were...

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks heaps for leaving us a review! Glad to hear that you had an overall excellent experience here at the hostel but sorry to hear that you were unwell at the time. You just have to come back and visit us again so that you can try out all our tours! Hope you are feeling much better now and safe...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great location, easy to access, staff so friendly. This hostel has everything you need and, comfort, space, great kitchen, the breakfast is the best I've had when travelling around. There is a reason why this hostel is the best. I recommend this hostel above all in Stockholm.

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CBPmanager, Manager at City Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your super kind words and choosing to stay with us! We really appreciate the recommendation and so glad you had an overall amazing experience. We hope to see you back here soon! Enjoy the rest of your week, Charmaine CBP

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Backpackers Hostel

Address: 2a Upplandsgatan, Stockholm 111 23, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Norrmalm
Price Range: £18 - £152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — City Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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“ask for room upstaires, its more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Elik972, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get the ones away from main street windows”
 of 5 bubbles FlavioM163, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you are a girl, i would recommend taking a girls-room :) They don't make so many sounds at night ;)”
 of 5 bubbles naomiea180, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Private apartment if you have the right amount of people and the budget. SAUNA!”
 of 5 bubbles SimonB6, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for the small dorms for better sleep e.g. 4 or 6 person.”
 of 5 bubbles amyt799, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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