Affordable hotels in Stockholm
Updated 11 Jun 2020
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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, don't think 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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Bo HotelArenavägen 69, Johanneshov
This pod hotel adjacent to Tolv Stockholm and Tele2 Arena, is located just 10 minutes from the city centre. The offering includes 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. The hotel also has its own restaurant, Boston Grill.
Hotel WithSveavägen 44, Norrmalm/City
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.
Clarion Hotel AmarantenKungsholmsgatan 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.
Story HotelRiddargatan 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.
Nordic Light HotelVasaplan 7, Norrmalm/City
Super central and stylish
Super-central Nordic Light Hotel is conveniently located just next to the central train station. Yet with its 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 LYKKE. Wake up to a full breakfast with organic options.
Hotel C StockholmVasaplan 4, Norrmalm/City
Across the street from its sibling hotel 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, as well as their restaurant Swede Hollow, the hotel also has its own Icebar - the city's answer to The Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi. An all-you-can-eat organic breakfast buffet is also included.
Hotel PointÖstgötagatan 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.
Scandic MalmenGötgatan 49-51, Södermalm
In the heart of Södermalm
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 especially cheap. Malmen Restaurang & Cocktailbar and Lilla Hotellbaren are popular haunts for visitors and locals alike.
GeneratorTorsgatan 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.
First Hotel KungsbronVästra 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.
Långholmen Hotell & RestaurangLångholmsmuren 20, Hornstull/Södermalm
Sleep in a former prison
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.
Hotel MicroTegnérlunden 8 , City/Vasastan
Location location location
Don't want to comprise location for price? Then Hotel Micro is the one for you. With its central location and 33 small and windowless yet clean and well-equipped rooms, this budget option is ideal for business travellers or for familiies just passing through.
Hotel HornsgatanHornsgatan 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 with wooden floors, open areas and 17 individually-decorated rooms. Some of the rooms have their own bathrooms, but most share communal bathrooms in the corridor. A breakfast buffet is included in the price.
Wasa Park HotelSt 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.
Motel LHammarby Allé 41, Hammarby sjöstad
A modern alternative
This contemporary, compact-living alternative in Hammarby Sjöstad appeals to a wide audience with its affordability and modern design. This specially-designed hotel opened in 2014 and has smart rooms with rain showers, AC and Carpe Diem beds. Close to the city and to nature.