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Best area to stay in Stockholm for 3 days

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Best area to stay in Stockholm for 3 days

We will be in Stockholm for 3 days in October, arriving from the overnight ferry from Helsinki and leaving by train for Copenhagen. We want to stay somewhere close to our arrival and departure sites but be close to all the important tourist venues. We like to stay in characterful locations. Any suggestions?

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1. Re: Best area to stay in Stockholm for 3 days

Östermalm, Gamla Stan and Södermalm each have their own distinctive character and are centrally located. Östermalm is more posh, Södermalm, or at least some parts of it, more party/hipster style and Gamla Stan, well, it's the old town.

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2. Re: Best area to stay in Stockholm for 3 days

Thank you. So the Old Town wouldn’t be too crowded in October with tourists.

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3. Re: Best area to stay in Stockholm for 3 days

I would suggest stureplan, city, gamla stan, vasastan :)

gamla stan wont be too crowded this time of the year.

are you traveling with kids?

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No kids, looking for accommodation with VRBO.

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No matter which part of Stockholm you decide on, if you stay close to a metro station you will have easy access to the city.

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Thank you for the tips!

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I would say the least charactful area is the one closes to central station but if you choose one of the hotels here you are only a short trip on public transportation to sights and nicer areas, 10 min walk to old town.. Just remember to be a bit scpetical to all restaurants aroiund her and close to Sergels Torg/Hötorget. Eating out is usullay better value a bit away from main tourist spots (as in any city).

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8. Re: Best area to stay in Stockholm for 3 days

Thanks for that! 😊

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9. Re: Best area to stay in Stockholm for 3 days

We recently (last week) stayed in Gamla Stan for three nights. It's about a 15 min walk to the Central Station. Being early June it was very crowded in the afternoon/evenings. If you go to the Palace make sure you go as early as possible. We did not enjoy it one bit as it was so crowded with the bus tour people. Make sure you have good walking shoes.

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