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Hotel Rival

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A small privately owned boutique hotel at Mariatorget in Stockholm with 99 rooms, a bistro with a bar, an art deco cocktail bar, Watson's Bar, a tavern, four conference rooms and a theatre with 735 seats. The Rival Hotel embodies "a warm, welcoming and personal place for people to get together".
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Nightclub / DJ
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
24-hour security
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Iron
Laptop safe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Park View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Danish and 3 more
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Annette S wrote a review 20 Feb
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Excellent hotel and stay in Stockholm. Great place to be with superbe breakfast and nice rooms. Very polite reception and helful staff. Missed the hot water kettle in the room to have a quiet tea in the evening. Apart from that, all was super perfect.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled on business
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Côte d’Azur je t’aime wrote a review Jan 2024
Guernsey, United Kingdom44 contributions22 helpful votes
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Lovely hotel with amazing staff! Front of house manager was so friendly and helpful on check in. Our room was lovely with a really comfy bed, good breakfast and all staff were great. Would definitely stay here again the next time we are in Stockholm.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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AnkiPanki63 wrote a review 19 Feb
Gävle, Sweden10 contributions7 helpful votes
As always the best service and hospitality from the staff. It’s a pleasure staying at this hotel. Bästa hotellet med fantastisk personal som ser varje gäst och hälsar på alla. Fina trevliga rum och god frukost. Baren är ett trevligt vattenhål med goda drycker.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Maria T wrote a review 18 Feb
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Great spacious room on the 6th floor. Clean with all the amenities. Very helpful and kind staff. They offered early check in very kindly. Nice breakfast with a la carte choices for free. I wish there were a few more sweet options, like cakes and why not Swedish pastries.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Notting hill wrote a review 18 Feb
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The Most friendly and helpful receptionist and staff ever! The hotel and our room were exceptional. It was clean, stylish, cosy. The Bar Watson was stunning where we had drinks with excellent service and good vibes. We also had dinner that we enjoyed with attentive service. We really recommend Hotel Rival for a memorable stay. Will be back!
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Date of stay: February 2024
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Tiina F wrote a review 14 Feb
Stockholm, Sweden3 contributions
Everyting from check in to check out was excellent 🫶 Nice room, friendly staff, great breakfast, perfect location, okey price ;) , tasty drinks and great music at the bar. I really recommend this hotel. One of the best in Stockholm. This was our third time and we will fore sure go back.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Alexandra M wrote a review 12 Feb
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The Hotel was quite the right house for me. I love hotels, which can tell me their own story. The personal was extraordinary friendly and the room had a very special athmosphere. From the first moment we felt very wellcome and confortable. The breakfast was delicious. My 17year old sun even felt good as my 58 year old friend Eva. At least they helped me getting back my wallet, which I lost in the train to Umeo. I am full of thankfulness for have been a guest of this hotel.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Travel31164445855 wrote a review 9 Feb
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Hotel Rival was a fantastic place to stay. I am a solo traveller and I just loved the vibrancy of the place. The bar was great to sit in at the end of the day and unwind, have a drink and a bite to eat. If you have trouble sleeping don't worry. Rival's choice of pillows will have you sleeping like a baby in no time. The well stocked "coffee" station is a real winner too. Different teas, coffees, milks as well as fruit or biscuits. I give this place 10 out of 10.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled solo
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Salutali wrote a review 7 Feb
Miami Beach, Florida72 contributions62 helpful votes
Excellent hotel Very good situation near to gamla stan only 10 minutes walk Near to metro, bus station, Supermarkets and good restaurants Heartwarming welcome Very clean rooms The breakfast is perfect Some cd and dvd are missing 🥲 only the box
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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James d wrote a review 5 Feb
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Fantastic boutique hotel with a great vibe we stayed in a deluxe room which looked out onto the garden square at the front of the hotel. The room was fantastic,spotlessly clean and the bed was really comfortable Great breakfast and bar with really friendly and helpful staff in a great central area of Stockholm. We can’t fault our stay at hotel Rival and would recommend
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PRICE RANGE
£142 - £189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rival hotel stockholm, hotel rival
LOCATION
SwedenStockholm CountyStockholmSodermalm / Mariatorget / Sodermalm Borough
NUMBER OF ROOMS
99
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HOTEL RIVAL - Updated 2024 Reviews (Stockholm, Sweden)

Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Rival
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Rival?
Nearby attractions include Monteliusvagen (0.2 miles), Katarina Hissen (0.2 miles), and Stockholm City Museum (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Rival?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Rival?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Rival?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Rival?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid public parking nearby, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Rival?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tabbouli, Restaurant Kryp In Sodermalm, and Omnipollos Hatt.
Is Hotel Rival located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the centre of Stockholm.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Rival?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Rival offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Rival?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Rival?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kungliga Djurgården (1.8 miles), Skogskyrkogården (2.9 miles), and Storkyrkan (0.6 miles).