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Hotel Rival

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Glasgow, Scotland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I treated my husband to a trip to Stockholm for his 60th birthday, booking a superior room with a balcony. It was perfect. Ideal location, 2 minutes walk from the metro, lots of restaurants & bars nearby and about a 15-20 minute walk to Gamla Stan. Staff very friendly and helpful. The room was lovely, massive window with the balcony...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was here only one night, but it was really enjoyable. The staff is very friendly and helpful and the hotel is uniquely decorated and well-maintained. My room was really lovely - clean, stylish, very comfortable, with lots of amenities. I was traveling alone and ended up eating in their bistro for dinner - it was one of the most...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a 4 night stay at this lovely hotel. The reception staff were so friendly and helpful and spoke English very well. Our room was well appointed, quiet and refreshed to a high standard every morning. There was a self service coffee/tea station on our (4th floor) and a work station with 2 apple computers. Wifi was complimentary. The...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really really recommend this hotel. The room is so nice! I actually really liked the window into the bathroom, means I could freak my girlfriend out which always adds a little je ne sais quoi to a holiday. In all seriousness though this hotel is great and in such a great location. Easy to walk everywhere you wanna be. 5/5.

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united kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our visit to Stockholm with the hotel being chosen by our children as part of a present for my wife's birthday. The hotel is in the old town and from the moment we arrived we were impressed. The staff were warm and friendly with Sean assisting with information about Stockholm, getting about and booking a restaurant. The room...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my third stay at this hotel, and it gets better each time I visit. I stayed at the Rival hotel for two nights and during my stay I pulled a muscle in my upper back and was in agony. The reception team found me an osteopath to visit locally and then when I returned they sent up a...

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Salisbury
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have stayed here three times now and we're loyal fans. The hotel is faultless, from friendly staff on arrival, lovely warm rooms, uniquely decorated (and a teddy to cuddle up to). DVDs to watch in your room is a nice touch. The food and cocktails in th bar and restaurant are also good for lunch or...

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Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the atmosphere from the moment I walked in the door. I like that it still has the old movie theater feeling, it makes it a bit quirky and quite unique. To quote another Tripadvisor guest it´s ”stylish without being pretentious”. This hotel feels like a home away from home. The staff was very welcoming, helpful and friendly trough...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had no hesitation coming to this hotel again after staying here last year. We were not disappointed. The service is excellent, the breakfast has a very good range of choices and its location suited us well. Unfortunately our room did not have a bath which we would have liked.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Rival last year and enjoyed it just as much as previously. The service is excellent and there is a great choice for breakfast. There is absolutely nothing we would fault. Our room was very comfortable, and clean with a pleasant view out of the large windows

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Staying in Mariatorget

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Mariatorget
This rather quiet neighborhood revolves around a postcard-like park with a dramatic fountain in its center and is definitely one of Stockholm’s showcase neighborhoods. Mariatorget, a central residential area, is the best Stockholm has to offer when it comes to juxtaposing architectural masterpieces with sophisticated art galleries, coffee shops and bars. Stockholmers love to spend their weekends in the park or one of the nearby coffee shops, so come to Mariatorget to meet the locals. The northern part of Mariatorget boasts historic buildings, beautiful cobblestone streets, and one of Stockholm’s best observation decks, Monteliusvägen, from where you can see an amazing view of the city hall and Stockholm’s old town.
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Rival is Stockholm's first boutique hotel, located on Sodermalms heights in classic premises in Stockholm. The Rival is a small, modern, individual hotel with unique top-level service. The 99 rooms have high technical standards with an unique interior decorations as well as Internet access. The seventh floor, with its magnificent view, is reserved for suites. The classic cinema Rival has been meticulously renovated and equipped with the latest in multi-media technology. The movie theatre will accommodate 700 conference guests, and the premises are well suited for events and meetings. There are 5 more conference rooms and a generous foyer outside the theatre for exhibits and mingling. The cocktail bar (original art deco), the bar, the bistro and the cafe will serve both hotel guests and local inhabitants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rival

Address: Mariatorget 3, Box 17525, Stockholm 118 91, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Mariatorget , Södermalm
Price Range: $281 - $531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Rival 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Stockholm
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Stockholm
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“There are a range of rooms and if you want one at the front you need to request if you wish to have a better outlook”
paulcX8217SD, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a front facing room”
  • Room with a view!
  • Large, well appointed rooms!
  • Great, spacious balconies!
  • Great art in the rooms!
chicagocubfans, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room overlooking the square, preferably 6th floor.”
596vimalg, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Go for a higher floor - the lifts are fast and quiet, and there's a DJ in the mezzanine bar on Friday and Saturday nights.”
M9925KIpauld, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms at the top floors are really great”
  • shower & sink
  • The bedroom
  • The tub
  • The park in front of the hotel
racoonian, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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