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City Backpackers Hostel
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Haifa, Israel
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6 hotel reviews
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“Overall - a very positive experience for a very little money!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2011

I stayed at the "Girls Only" room for one night. The room was fairly clean (I've seen worse in hotels), with big lockers, and beds with comfortable mattresses. During my stay, there were always showers available at any time (the shared ones - the private were occupied the whole time, but well - it's a hostel). The staff was friendly and assisting. Overall - a very positive experience for a very little money!

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled solo
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Odense, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2011

It has been sometime since I last stayed in a hostel, but City Backpackers did not disappoint! The hostel had a great atmosphere, fantastic location, friendly and knowledgeable staff. I stayed in a 12 bed mixed dorm, which I was initially a little concerned about, but the room was big and spacious and we all had enough personal space to in no way feel cramped and on top of each other. There's a free internet lounge and a huge kitchen which has free pasta. If/when I return to Stockholm, I would definitely stay here!! :)

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with friends
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

we loved the atmosphere in the hostel! The sauna was perfect. There was free internet. A big kitchen with a lot of space. an easy going hostel on a perfect location. Near the bus/trainstation. Cosy and friendly staff. If we go to Stockholm again we would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with friends
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Nice, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2011

Very friendly staff, lounge and kitchen that make it a good place to meet people, computers with free internet access (keyboards have some issue though), free pasta (buy the sauce), sauna (free at some time of the day), quite clean.
One evening it was quite noisy, which may not make it the greatest place to wake up early.
Located not far from the train station (5mn), but not in the most interesting area.
The person responsible for the breakfast did not come one day (well, bad things can happen).

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled solo
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2011

The people who work at City Backpacker Hostel are very committed to their work. They treat everyone nice and personal and answer every question. They also provide tours through Stockholm and the Archipelago, for instance a biking tour or a walking tour by the employees themselves. They have a small café where you can get a very nice breakfast for a good price. The dorm for six persons were we slept was very clean and had nice places to sit by the window. The hostel also provided free pasta, a fridge, a kitchen and pasta buy (which you could buy at the bar) and a room to relax, iMacs to browse the internet and a TV. They even have a sauna and bikes to rent :). The showers are luxurious and clean (if you find them because the hostel is quite big! The hostel is located in the middle of Stockholm and it's a five minute walk from the central station and the bus terminal and very easy to find. You can walk through the whole city from here. There are a lot of restaurants and bars near the hostel as is the main shopping street. You can even buy souvenirs at the bar, like a Dala horse. I actually don't have any bad things to say about the hostel so I recommend it strongly to everyone who visits Stockholm and wants a nice place to stay.

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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with friends
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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2011

This was by far the best hostel I have ever visited...a bit expensive (like everything in Stockholm), ma totally worth it! The best part are the great common spaces where you can meet other travellers...

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled solo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2011

One of the best hostel I've ever been. very clean and organized.

  • Stayed May 2011
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Additional Information about City Backpackers Hostel

Property: City Backpackers Hostel
Address: 2a Upplandsgatan, Stockholm 111 23, Sweden
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Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Norrmalm
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 62 Speciality Lodging in Stockholm
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — City Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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 
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