The best hotel bars in Stockholm
Updated 15 Dec 2020
A night of luxury, wrapped in a fluffy terrycloth bathrobe and room service aren't the only reasons to covet a night at a hotel. Hotel bars were previously more of an afterthought; however today it seems a hotel is not complete without a sophisticated bar. Stockholm boasts an abundance of hotel bars, ranging from classic institutions to innovative cocktail bars and casual lounges. These hotel bars don't just cater to guests, but in-the-know locals as well. We've cut through the noise to bring you this list of the best hotel bars in Stockholm.
DiplomatStrandvägen 7 C, Östermalm
T/Bar is housed in the luxurious Hotel Diplomat and is synonymous with its elegant Art Nouveau aesthetics. Recline in the sophisticated library-style lounge with a glass of your favourite poison. The hotel bar is ideal for people watching and during the summer months the outdoor terrace is a popular haunt with impressive views over Nybrokajen.
RivalMariatorget 3, Södermalm
Decadent Art Deco vibes
Rival exudes opulent Art Deco glamour with red velvet sofas and brass trimmings. This hotel bar serves as a cultural hub with a stage and shows all year round. Enjoy a cocktail or two (no judgement) and soak up the lively atmosphere.
Blanche & HiertaBrunkebergstorg 6, City/Norrmalm
Luxe lifestyle hotel
The luxurious lifestyle hotel At Six on Brunkebergstorg in the city centre includes this sophisticated hotel bar. Blanche & Hierta has an intimate bar scene with one of Stockholm's most exclusive wine lists. Innovative cocktails and food, both snacks and more substantial dishes, are also served.
Le HibouArsenalgatan 6, City/Norrmalm
Swanky with a French feel
The rooftop bar at exclusive boutique Bank Hotel feels like a luxurious suite at a smart Parisian home, with comfortable sofas and armchairs. During the summer months you can sip cocktails on the roof terrace with gorgeous views over Stockholm.
Nobis Guldbaren & LoungenNorrmalmstorg 2-4, City/Norrmalm
Nobis' marble-floored hotel bar is aptly named the "Gold Bar" with gilted mirrors adorning the wall. Expect an extensive cocktail menu and talented bartenders behind the counter. The lounge is particularly impressive; the courtyard-style area boasts a ceiling height of a staggering 28 meters.
Story HotelRiddargatan 6, Östermalm
Laid-back bar scene
Story Hotel's cool bar specialises in cocktails created with great attention to detail. Guests of all ages hang out by the bar and mingle in the moodily-lit, intimate surroundings. During the summer months, they open up the New York-style inner courtyard.