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City Backpackers Hostel
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“A+++. My favorite hostel”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I stayed in 6 hostels during my last Europe trip and this one is at the top of my list. It's got everything you need. Great kitchen, laundry, lounge with a tv and nice Mac computers, an awesome courtyard (they had live music one night I was there), a cafe attached where you can get a nice breakfast, or a drink any time. The atmosphere was so great for meeting people and the other guests were friendly. As a solo traveler, that is the single most important feature to me. I had a blast with everyone there. Every staff member was nice and courteous. The guy who took us out on a bike tour was really cool. As far as rooms, I stayed in an a 6 bed mixed. The bed was very comfortable. One of my favorite features of the room was that there was a lot of air moving thru it/well ventilated. If you've stayed in a small room with 5 or 6 other sleeping people and it's hot and stuffy, then you know how the smell can be unpleasant. Not an issue at this hostel. Security throughout the hostel is good. Everything is done by code which I like much better than keeping track of a key. Rooms have adequate lockers. The location could not be any better. Right in the middle of everything and so close to the train. Great place to set off from and explore the city. I literally can't think of a single complaint. Overall, A+

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

Probably not the cheapest one, but a very good one.

This place is awesome, an interesting place to get along with new people around the world. It has a big terrace, which can be used in summer, and a living room for colder seasons.

It is also as quiet place to rest, surprisingly quiet taking into account the amount of people that it hosts.

The staff is friendly and helpful, they also organize a few activities for the hosts to come along. There's also a cafe, where you can buy breakfast (it'd say its a bit expensive). A big and clean kitchen (with free pasta to be cooked).

The place is full of toilets. There are many showers, some of them consist in a room with 2 showers, but you can also find private ones if you're shy.

The place is well located, like 15m to reach the city center by foot, it's a nice walk actually. And I guess there are some buses around if you need them.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Stayed there for 4 nights in the 6-bedded dorm. Room was really clean and nice though poorly lit. Toilet and washing facilities are conveniently located just in front of the door. Kitchen was also nice though can be quite dirty, messy and very crowded. Location wise it's really great!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Had a fantastic stay at Stockholm City Backpackers. It was good value for money, with great a atmosphere, breakfast at the hostel was well priced and yummy. Loved the garden terrace and free pasta and the staff were very helpful and friendly.

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Bern, Switzerland
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

We were there for 4 nights. The whole hostel is clean, the staff is very friendly and they take time for every question you have. We were in a 8-bed room which was very comfortable. The kitchen is big enough for everyone! This hostel is great!

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Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

I was here for only one night but I wish I had more time. I stayed in a 8 bed female dorm which was spacious with soft beds. And clean! The staff at check in and in the breakfast area were very friendly. Breakfast is big and healthy. Location wise its perfect. Close to the Arlanda Express/ central station and only 15 min wall to old town. Would def come again! !!

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Reviewed 22 June 2014

We loved everything! great staff! We loved the yard, and the several common areas where we could meet new people from all over the world. A lot of interesting group events you can join. Free pasta too cook! and so on... Totally recommend!

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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 64 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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