The best boutique hotels in Stockholm
Updated 18 May 2017
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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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.
- Price: Double room from 3 800 SEK
Sköldungagatan 2, Östermalm
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.
- Price: Double room from 3 000 SEK
Södra Blasieholmshamnen 2, 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.
- Price: Double room from 1 450 SEK
Berzelii Park, Norrmalm/City
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.
- Price: Double room from 900 SEK
Riddargatan 6, Östermalm
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.
- Price: Double room from 1 450 SEK
Norrmalmstorg 2-4, Norrmalm/City
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.
- Price: Double room from 1 300 SEK
Mariatorget 3, Södermalm
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.
- Price: From 850 SEK per person
Siggersta Gård, The Archipelago/Värmdö
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.
- Price: Double room from 1 750 SEK
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.
- Price: Double room from 2 750 SEK
Strandvägen 7c, Östermalm
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.
- Price: Double room from 1 970 SEK
Lilla Nygatan 5, Old Town
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.
- Price: Double room from 1 870 SEK
Tjärhovsgatan 11, Södermalm
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.
- Price: Double room from 1 400 SEK
Gröna Gången 1, City