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Castanea Old Town Hostel

1 Kindstugatan | Old Town, Stockholm 111 31, Sweden
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent61%
    • Very good28%
    • Average7%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “common room” (15 reviews)
    “old town” (67 reviews)
    “gamla stan” (41 reviews)
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    All reviews common room old town gamla stan each bunk entry code great location bathrooms and showers mixed dorm shared kitchen sheets and towels luggage room common areas quiet at night royal palace rooms are small spent two nights abba museum exploring stockholm definitely stay here again by foot
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My favourite part of this hostel has to be the people. They were so lovely and professional. They had answers to all my questions and were eager to help. I felt very safe in the area and the hostel. They had ample ways for me...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Location is really great! It's in the middle of Gamla Stan, the old town, right next to the iconic square Stortorget and just a few minutes to Royal Palace and other main attractions. You can also take a nice walk (approx. 30 minutes) to the...More

    Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

    I loved everything about this hostel! Situated in beautiful Gamla Stan in one of the stunning old stone buildings. Bed, sheets, interior, kitchen, showers, check-in, staff... All top notch!! Highly recommended. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Response from Cecilia S, Receptionschef at Castanea Old Town Hostel

    Kiitos Anni for your excellent review! Happy you liked it here so much :) Welcome back to Castanea when you are in Stockholm again!

    Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

    The staffs are all friendly and nice. Especially when I had trouble to print my train ticket, the staff was extremely helpful n sweet. We stayed in a 4ppl room for two night, all visitors were very thoughtful and with respect to each other. The...More

    Response from Cecilia S, Receptionschef at Castanea Old Town Hostel

    Thank you for your kind review. We are happy to help any time you give us the chance ;) We try to make this feel like home to everyone and are happy to see our guest get along so well together! It is true the...More

    Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

    Really loved it!! Nice building, kept very clean, very friendly staff, warm sphere, privacy is respected by ever visitor and it has an ideal location in the middle of the old Gamla Stan, a very beautiful old neigbourhood in Stockholm. Just SUPER!!

    Response from Cecilia S, Receptionschef at Castanea Old Town Hostel

    Thank you so much for your review and kind words! Happy guests make it even more easy and fun to work at this place :)

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    Traveller (91)
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    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (12)
    Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
    Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old
    town and home to the Swedish Royal Palace.
    It’s the most central island of Stockholm
    and accompanied by the small island of
    Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
    Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be
    a bit touristy at times but is definitely
    worth visiting: take a stroll past the
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Athi l
    Hi is there a women dorm in Castanea? I'm looking for a women hostel in Gamla Stan. Will appreciate every guidance. thanks.
    24 August 2015|
    Response from Silvia M |
    Hi! As far as I know all the rooms are mixed. I don't actually know any women hostel in Gamla Stan, sorry. Greetings ! :)
    Sergei B
    Hi! Could you recomment the best (price vs travel by public transportation) place for overnight parking while staying at Castanea?
    5 November 2014|
    Response from Cecilia S | Property representative |
    Hi, You can either park close to Castanea (5-6 minutes walk) and pay around 200 SEK per 24 hours. That is in a garage at Slussen. Or you can park for 40 SEK per 24 hours at Telefonplan and take the Metro (takes about 15... More
    Kevin P
    Hey, we are looking for a parkinglot for a bus with a height of 2.4m. If possible an observed one. Kind regards Kevin
    5 September 2016|
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    Room Tips
    "City center"
    Angel-kiev, 3 months agoRead review
    "If the off-season, gamble on the 16-bed room. It was never more then 50% occupied."
    Matt E, over a year agoRead review
    "bring your own sheets if you don't want to pay extra"
    Kimmo18, over a year agoRead review
    "If you choose the dorm you can save money and get to know your fellow travelers!"
    Jason C, over a year agoRead review
    "Private room facing courtyard is quiet, but tenants use that courtyard as a smoking area and the smoke will..."
    Jane S, over a year agoRead review
    "Private twin was perfect as a Solo traveller"
    Countryboy_incity, over a year agoRead review
    "If you are a heavy sleeper and are not bothered by other people moving a 16 bed room is the one for you, it..."
    Isabelle A, over a year agoRead review
    "Try to get a room away from the common room"
    Mumma K, over a year agoRead review
    "Room #3, a 4-bed dorm, is absurdly tiny. I don't know if any of the other rooms are better, but they..."
    Adam K, over a year agoRead review
    "As high up as possible. A room not facing the street is probably to be prefered (although we slept in a room..."
    floatpoint, over a year agoRead review
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