Affordable hotels in Stockholm
Updated 4 Oct 2018
We all know it can cost a fortune to visit, so that's why we've complied a list of cheap – yet chic - hotels in Stockholm. The city boasts an abundance of great hotels, but a luxury room starts looking a lot less attractive when you're trying to keep your budget in check. Luckily, the capital is home to a broad range of affordable and boutique hotel options. Just because the places listed below are easy on the wallet, thinking they’re light on comfort - expect stylish facilities, free Wi-Fi and all modern amenities. Our guide to affordable hotels in Stockholm features both budget versions and chic boutique options.
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Arenavägen 69, Johanneshov
This pod hotel adjacent to Tolv Stockholm and Tele2 Arena, is located just 10 minutes from the city centre. The offering includes 12 unique rooms and four minute sleeping pods suitable for both families and business travellers. Enjoy close proximity to Globen, conference facilities, activities and Tolv Stockholm’s bustling restaurant scene.
- Price: From about 500 SEK
- Includes: Free Wi-Fi, TV, Air conditioning
Clarion Hotel Sign
Östra Järnvägsgatan 35, Norrmalm/City
The area around Norra Bantorget has recently become a happening hot spot, largely thanks to Clarion Hotel Sign. This design hotel is reasonably priced and boasts 558 comfortable rooms with all modern amenities. The roof top spa is a particularly popular haunt and Marcus Samuelsson's critically acclaimed restaurant American Table pays homage to the great US of A.
- Price: Double room from about 1 200 SEK
- Includes: Breakfast, free Wi-Fi, work area
Sveavägen 44, Norrmalm/City
Ultra modern "lean luxury"
This ultra-modern boutique hotel, located underneath Urban Deli makes for the ultimate underground city-escape - zero noise pollution and sleek and chic functional solutions for the contemporary urbanite. The proximity to communications, restaurants and shopping areas is ideal for business travellers and pleasure seekers alike.
- Price: Double room from about 995 SEK
- Includes: Free Wi-Fi, media system
Clarion Hotel Amaranten
Kungsholmsgatan 31, Kungsholmen
Modern Sixties glamour
After a complete renovation in 2016, this beautifully designed hotel on Kungsholmen has regained its former Swinging Sixties shine, albeit with a modern update. Inspiration comes from famous icons from the 1960s and they aim to be a lively meeting place for tourists and locals alike. Make the most of the facilities, from the spa and gym to star chef Marcus Samuelsson's bar and restaurant with stylish but relaxed American vibes. Even pets are welcome!
- Price: from around 1400 SEK
- Includes: Breakfast buffet, wifi, gym
Riddargatan 6, Östermalm
Sleek and functional
Looking for more bang for your buck without comprising on comfort and aesthetics? Then Story Hotel is the one for you. With style cues from New York, smart functionality meets cool, industrial-chic. Organic cotton sheets, central location and popular bar and restaurant make this boutique hotel well worth a visit.
- Price: Double room from about 1 190 SEK
- Includes: Breakfast, free Wi-Fi, rain shower, laptop storage
Nordic Light Hotel
Vasaplan 7, Norrmalm/City
Super central and stylish
Super central Nordic Light Hotel is conveniently located just next to the central station. Yet with it’s soundproofed rooms this affordable option offers a moment's respite from the bustling city. Relax in the lounge area or a enjoy food at the hotel's restaurant The Crooked Leg. Wake up to a full breakfast with organic options.
- Price: Double room from about 1 054 SEK
- Includes: Breakfast, free Wi-Fi, work area, organic beauty products
Hotel C Stockholm
Vasaplan 4, Norrmalm/City
Ice bar to boot
Across the street from its sibling Nordic Light, Nordic C offers a contemporary hotel experience, inspired by the city itself. Photo art with iconic images of Stockholm adorn the walls and the Icebar is city's equivalent to The Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi. An all-you-can-eat organic breakfast buffet is also included.
- Price: Double room from about 940 SEK
- Includes: Breakfast, free Wi-Fi, work area
Östgötagatan 65, Södermalm
In the heart of Södermalm
At three-star Hotel Point in the trendy "Sofo" area of Södermalm you're ideally located for all the best parts of Söder, as well as the rest of the city. The hotel is a great option for couples, single travellers, families and business travellers alike, and you can book rooms in either standard or economy categories.
- Price: From around 750 SEK
- Includes: Free wifi
Götgatan 49-51, Södermalm
A bustling institution
Boasting all modern comforts and amenities close to bustling Medborgarplatsen. This easily accessible hotel appeals to a wide audience - the cabin rooms without windows are exceptionally cheap. Malmen Restaurang & Cocktailbar and Lilla Hotellbaren are popular haunts for visitors and locals alike.
- Price: Cabin room without window from about 922 SEK, standard room from about 1 019 SEK
- Includes: Breakfast, free Wi-Fi, gym access
Torsgatan 10, Norrmalm/City/Vasastan
This design-orientated and much-hyped hotel chain call themselves "hostels" but they've raised the bar significantly from the usual definition of a hostel. Choose whether you want to stay cheaply in shared rooms or treat yourself to a slightly more luxurious premium room, and don't miss socialising in the "chillout" areas or in the restaurant/bar Hilma. Great central location close to airport buses and the city centre.
- Price: Private rooms from around 1000 SEK, shared rooms from around 300 SEK
- Includes: Free wifi
First Hotel Kungsbron
Västra Järnvägsgatan 17, Norrmalm/City
Cheap and central
This popular budget hotel is located close to the city bus terminal and Arlanda Express. The low price is however not reflected in the decor, which is punctuated by Scandinavian design and luxurious Jensen beds. The breakfast buffet is also free of charge for hotel guests.
- Price: Double room from about 695 SEK, without window about 645 SEK
- Includes: Breakfast, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV
Långholmen Hotell & Restaurang
Långholmsmuren 20, Hornstull/Södermalm
Captivating, quite literally
Lush Långholmen, located close to Hornstull and Reimersholme, boasts beautiful promenades and sandy beaches as well as interesting accommodation options to say the least. Once a prison, Hotell Långholmen has been converted into a thematic hotel and hostel. Former cells act as rooms; prison bars and stripes punctuate the decor.
- Price: Two bed cell from about 760 SEK (hostel), double room from about 1 095 SEK (hotel)
- Includes: Breakfast, free Wi-Fi (hotel), free parking (hotel)
Tegnérlunden 8 , City/Vasastan
Location location location
Don't wanna comprise location for price? Then Hotel Mirco is the one for you. With its central location and 33 small but efficient rooms this budget option is ideal for business travellers or for the family that is just passing through.
- Price: Double room from about 495 SEK
- Includes: Free Wi-Fi, work area
Hornsgatan 66 B , Södermalm
Quaint B&B vibes
Hotel Hornsgatan is located close to Slussen, Mariatoget and Hornstull. Despite the lively area the charming hotel is a quiet and tranquil retreat. Wooden floors, open areas and personalised decor punctuate the interior.
- Price: Double room with private bathroom about 950 SEK
- Includes: Breakfast, free Wi-Fi
Wasa Park Hotel
St Eriksplan 1, Vasastan
Wasa Park Hotel, located just off Sankt Eriksplan exudes turn-of-the-century charm with a hint of romance. The small hotel has 16 rooms - all with windows. Bathrooms are shared for the most part. The surrounding area boasts greenery and proximity to both restaurants and pubs.
- Price: Double room with private bathroom from about 1 100 SEK
- Includes: Free Wi-Fi
Hammarby Allé 41, Hammarby sjöstad
A modern alternative
This contemporary, compact-living alternative in Hammarby Sjöstad appeals to a wide audience with its affordability and dedication to the environment. This designer hotel offers functional solutions and a relaxing lounge area where guests can enjoy both breakfast and drinks. Close to the city and to nature.
- Price: Double room from about 650 SEK
- Includes: Free Wi-Fi, Carpe Diem beds, 40 inch LED-TV, rain shower