The best boutique hotels in Stockholm
Updated 24 Oct 2019
The information in this guide may be affected by covid-19.
A lil' luxury never hurt nobody. Whether a tourist or inveterate city-dweller in need of a time-out, Stockholm's seemingly unending hotel choices may seem daunting. But not to fear, we’ve got you covered. Boutique hotels offer more bang for your buck than big hotels, without compromising on comfort and luxury. The guide to the best boutique hotels in Stockholm features the top places to stay for unique rooms, sleek interiors, period charm and additional amenities such as gyms, hip bars and sophisticated restaurants.
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Ett HemSköldungagatan 2, Östermalm
Your personal haven
Book Ett Hem for a truly unique and personal experience. This luxury hotel, located in a charming Arts and Crafts building from 1910, has been carefully transformed into an intimate space with only 12 rooms. Amenities include a kitchen, library, gym and sauna as well as a beautiful orangery. Book at your own risk - you may never want to leave.
Lydmar HotelSödra Blasieholmshamnen 2, Norrmalm/City
A home from home
With its award-winning interior, this luxurious boutique hotel is the epitome of a home from home. The atmosphere is both relaxed and welcoming. Lydmar is also frequented for its cocktail bar and chic restaurant, during the summer months the rooftop bar is a popular haunt.
The Sparrow HotelBirger Jarlsgatan 24, City/Östermalm
Chic close to Stureplan
A short walk from Stureplan, this chic boutique hotel with 88 personally decorated rooms opened in 2019. It's perfectly placed for shopping, restaurants and culture, and if you'd rather eat in, the hotel has it's own restaurant, The Sparrow Wine Bar & Bistro, run by star chef Mathias Dahlgren.
Berns HotelBerzelii Park, Norrmalm/City
Berns is famous for its restaurants and nightlife; therefore this boutique hotel exudes hidden gem-charm despite hosting celebrities and business travellers on the regular. All the rooms are unique, bearing witness to the hotel's numerous awards and nominations (Stockholm's best boutique hotel to name one). Enjoy the sumptuous breakfast buffet and prime location.
NOFOTjärhovsgatan 11, Södermalm
This landmark building from the 1700's is charmingly located on a cobblestone alley in the trendy SoFo area of Södermalm. Global influences are reflected in the overall aesthetics, each room has a unique decor. Book the Moulin Rouge room or enjoy Union Jack vibes in the London-inspired room.
Hotel FrantzPeter Myndes backe 5, Södermalm
Built in 1647
This family-run hotel is housed in a renovated 17th century house right next to Slussen. The well-planned rooms come in various different categories, all equipped with creature comforts and trendy details. The restaurant also has a restaurant serving breakfast, dinner and cocktails.
Bank HotelArsenalsgatan 6, Norrmalm/City
Mega hyped hotel experience
The Stureplan group created a stampede when they opened their new hotel in a former bank building in Blasieholmen in the heart of town. Lots of guests come by just to visit the hotel restaurant Bonnie's, but if you want to get the full experience, check in and enjoy the exclusive atmosphere.
Story Hotel2 addresses
Homage to the Big Apple
Story Hotel is the ultimate boutique hotel for business and leisure travellers. With style cues from the Big Apple, smart functionality is combined with a cool, industrial vibe. Stay smack in the middle of the city, or enjoy suburban tranquility with a short commute at Signalfabriken.
Nobis HotelNorrmalmstorg 2-4, Norrmalm/City
Modern 5-star luxury
This contemporary 5-star hotel offers guests pared back elegance in a timeless setting. With its 24/7 services, prestigious address and additional amenities Nobis is ideal for guests looking for the ultimate boutique experience.
Hotel RivalMariatorget 3, Södermalm
Art deco vibes
Located just off Mariatorget this modern boutique hotel makes a bold style statement with red velvet trimmings and shiny brass, alluding to its art deco aesthetics. Rival Bar & Bistro is a popular watering hole particularly during the weekend, boasting an infamous brunch.
Siggesta GårdSiggersta Gård, The Archipelago/Värmdö
Scenic Värmdö is well worth the trip out of the city. This refurbished 19th century barn complete rustic ceiling beams offers modern amenities in a country-chic setting. Fresh air, wine cellar and wood-fired hot tub as well as a range of activities are all part of this boutique hotel's offering.
Görvälns Slott HotellGörvälnsvägen, Järfälla
A night at the castle
Görvälns Slott has won “Sweden's best boutique hotel” several years consecutively. One look at it is pretty self-explanatory; the castle dates back to the 1600's and the original architecture have been maintained. Extravagant decor, modern luxurious and lakeside-views makes this boutique hotel perfect for weekend getaways, weddings and corporate to-dos.
Hotel DiplomatStrandvägen 7c, Östermalm
With scenic Djurgården upon its doorstep Hotel Diplomat is the epitome of a boutique hotel. The elegant Art Nouveau interior and impressive art collection sets the tone. Guests are afforded all the required luxuries and then some.
Victory HotelLilla Nygatan 5, Old Town
A slice of history
With Lord Nelson's HMS Victory as its namesake, this boutique hotel has fully embraced its nautical theme. The historic building from the 17th century has been carefully preserved; the dining room contains remnants of Leijontornet - a guard tower from the 1300's. Striking a balance between the past and the present.
Hotel SkeppsholmenGröna Gången 1, City
Historic with an architectural twist
This historic building from 1699 was given a modern architectural revamping. This central oasis of greenery exudes comfort and harmony, striking a balance between the old and the new. The hotel restaurant Långa Raden is another reason to visit this idyllic retreat.