Encompassing 14 islands and more than 50 bridges on an extensive Baltic Sea archipelago, the Swedish capital of Stockholm is a charming, curious and forward-thinking city. When it comes to hotels and places to stay, the city doesn’t disappoint, offering a wide range of places to sleep from comfortable to luxurious.
© Lydmar Hotel
Boasting beautiful views of Old Town and the Lilla Värtan strait from its perfect waterfront location, the Lydmar Hotel is a refined boutique hotel with plush accommodations, an elegant bistro-style restaurant serving regional cuisine, and an array of guest services. Beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites have warm décor, spacious sitting areas, en-suite bathrooms with bathtubs, showers, and designer toiletries, and modern conveniences like flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. A complimentary breakfast is served every morning, a bistro-style restaurant serves lunch and dinner, and a seasonal open-air bar offers handcrafted cocktails against a backdrop of water views. The Lydmar Hotel is within walking distance from the Nationalmuseum and the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
Södra Blasieholmshamnen 2, 111 48 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-22-31-60
2.Grand Hôtel Stockholm
© Grand Hôtel Stockholm
The Grand Hôtel Stockholm is a luxury hotel on the waterfront opposite the Royal Palace and the Old Town with spectacular water views. Built in 1874, the luxe hotel features deluxe accommodations, an award-winning, Michelin-star restaurant, and a luxury spa and wellness center. Grand, air-conditioned guest rooms and suites with plush décor, airy living and dining areas, kitchenettes, en-suite bathrooms, and modern conveniences. Upgraded suites have private balconies with water views, and some offer access to private cinemas and chauffeur-driven limousine services. Two fine dining restaurants provide exceptional dining experiences, and a bright café serves freshly brewed coffee and sweet treats. An ornate bar and a refined wine cellar offer a wealth of global wines, and other libations and guests can enjoy other deluxe amenities such as a luxe spa and wellness center with an indoor swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness center and several meeting spaces for private events.
Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8, 103 27 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-86-79-35-00
© Hotel Rival
Situated in the trendy Södermalm district, the Hotel Rival is a hip hotel with contemporary rooms and a casual restaurant and bar that serves regional Swedish cuisine and craft beers. Set in a 1930s Art Déco building across the street from Mariatorget Park, the hotel features chic, upscale guest rooms and suites with en-suite bathrooms, airy living areas, plush beds with Egyptian cotton linens, and modern amenities such as flat-screen satellite televisions, DVD players, iPod docking stations, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. Bistro Restaurant serves Swedish cuisine and an extensive wine list, and other drinks can be enjoyed in Rival’s elegant bar. Hotel Rival is ideally located for exploring the city and is a short walk from Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town, the Royal Palace of Stockholm and the Skansen open-air museum.
Mariatorget 3, 118 48 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-54-57-89-00
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Set in a charming 1690s building on the lush island of Skeppsholmen in downtown Stockholm, the Hotel Skeppsholmen is a chic hotel with designer rooms and a classic restaurant with a lovely terrace and great waterfront views. Contemporary guest rooms and suites have sitting areas or separate living rooms, en-suite bathrooms with showers, modern conveniences like flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access, and lovely garden and water views. A complimentary breakfast buffet is served every morning, and regional cuisine is served in an airy, minimalist restaurant with a terrace. Other facilities include a fully equipped gym and several meeting spaces, and the hotel is within walking distance of the Skeppsholmen Bridge ferry stop to Stockholm’s Old Town, Gamla Stan, and the Moderna Museet art gallery.
Gröna gången 1, 111 49 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-84-07-23-00
© Nobis Hotel
The Nobis Hotel is a sophisticated hotel housed in two beautifully maintained stately 19th-century buildings on Norrmalmstorg Square in the heart of Stockholm’s central shopping district. Ideally placed for exploring the city, and a short walk away from the Royal Swedish Opera and the resident Royal Palace of Stockholm, the luxe hotel features plush guest rooms and suites with posh décor, marble en-suite bathrooms with showers and bathtubs, and spacious living areas. In-room conveniences include flat-screen satellite televisions, CD/DVD players, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access, and rooms boast beautiful courtyard, city or park views. An upscale Italian restaurant and bistro serve globally-inspired cuisine, a chic bar and an elegant lounge offer a range of libations in a casual setting, and a complimentary breakfast is served every morning. Other facilities include a fully equipped fitness center, a sauna, a business center, and parking for an additional fee. The popular Stureplan nightclub and the Royal Dramatic Theatre area is close by.
Norrmalmstorg 2-4, 111 86 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-86-14-10-00
Set in a beautiful 1911-era Art Nouveau building on the elegant Strandvägen boulevard overlooking Nybroviken Bay, the Hotel Diplomat is a grand hotel that combines Old-World grace and charm with contemporary design. Boasting modern Per Öberg-designed interiors and deluxe amenities such as an award-winning restaurant with a summer terrace and an elegant bar, the hotel is ideally placed for enjoying a relaxing retreat in the heart of the city. The hotel offers stylishly appointed guest rooms and suites with quality Dux beds dressed in premium linen, marble en-suite bathrooms, brand toiletries, and luxe in-room amenities such as flat-screen satellite televisions, CD/DVD players, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. A casual restaurant serves classic Swedish dishes with a Mediterranean twist, and a range of drinks can be enjoyed at the bar overlooking the water.
Strandvägen 7, C, 114 56 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-84-59-68-02
7.Miss Clara by Nobis
© Miss Clara by Nobis
Miss Clara by Nobis is a sleek hotel set in a former girl’s school that features stylish rooms with hip, Art Nouveau-inspired furnishings, a refined brasserie-style restaurant, and a casual bar and lounge. Situated close to the Drottninggatan shopping street in central Stockholm, the hotel offers well-appointed air-conditioned guest rooms and suites with parquet floors, limestone en-suite bathrooms with showers and designer toiletries, spacious sitting areas, and in-room amenities such as flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. A creative menu of Swedish and international dishes is served at the in-house restaurant, and a range of drinks is served at Miss Clara’s lobby bar. Other facilities include a fully-equipped gym and sauna, and the hotel is located within walking distance of the Hötorget Metro Station, the Grona Lund amusement park, the Skansen museum, and the Stockholm Palace.
Sveavägen 48, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-84-40-67-00
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© Stallmästaregården Hotel
Overlooking the beautiful Brunnsviken Bay in the picturesque Haga Park, the Stallmästaregården Hotel is a refined boutique hotel dating back to the 1660s with plush accommodations and a highly acclaimed Michelin Guide-approved restaurant. The historic inn features individually decorated rooms with period décor and antique elements, luxury Hästens beds, en-suite bathrooms with designer toiletries, deluxe in-room conveniences, and patios with garden views. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served every morning, and a Michelin-star restaurant serves serving modern Swedish cuisine. Tennis courts are close by, and guests have complimentary access to a nearby affiliated fitness center. The Stallmästaregården Hotel is a short walk from the pristine forests and gardens of Royal Haga Park, the Stockholm Palace, and the Nordic Museum.
tallmästaregården, 113 47 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-86-10-13-00
9.Collector's Victory Hotel
© Collector's Victory Hotel
Situated in Stockholm’s picturesque Old Town, Collector's Victory Hotel is a posh hotel set in a 17th-century stone property close to the royal residence at Stockholm Palace. The hotel features classic old-world rooms decorated with antiques and plush furniture, beamed ceilings, naval-themed memorabilia, heated en-suite bathrooms with double showers or tubs, four-poster beds, and spacious dining and living areas. Deluxe amenities include a sophisticated restaurant and two lavish bars, along with a plunge pool, sauna and a delicious complimentary breakfast every morning. Collector's Victory Hotel is located within walking distance of the Gamla Stan Metro Station, the art Moderna Museet, and the maritime Vasa Museum.
Lilla Nygatan 5, 111 28 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-50-64-00-00
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© At Six
At Six is a modern design hotel based in central Stockholm that features well-appointed accommodations, a casual restaurant serving global cuisine, a wine bar with an outdoor terrace, and a well-equipped 24-hour gym. Chic rooms with contemporary décor boast city views, en-suite bathrooms with rain showers or bathtubs, and organic toiletries from c/o Gerd, and modern amenities, while upgraded suites have kitchenettes, dining areas and private rooftop terraces with stunning panoramic views. An on-site bakery provides freshly baked bread and pastries every morning, brunch is served on the weekends and afternoon tea with a twist is offered on weekdays. At Six’s listening lounge hosts music events throughout the week and showcases established and up-and-coming artists. At Six is a short walk from a tram stop, the Royal Palace of Stockholm, and the art collections at Moderna Museet.
Brunkebergstorg 6, 111 51 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-57-88-28-00
11.Quality Hotel Friends
© Quality Hotel Friends
Set in the Friends Arena complex next to Mall of Scandinavia, the Quality Friends Hotel is a sophisticated hotel in a strikingly modern building in the Arenastaden District of Solna. Located a few miles from the Bromma Stockholm Airport, the contemporary hotel features well-appointed guest rooms and suites with designer décor, unique circular windows, private bathrooms, and in-room conveniences such as flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. A restaurant is situated on the 25th-floor and offers gourmet cuisine against a backdrop of spectacular views of the city, while a lobby restaurant serves lighter dishes. Other amenities include a fully equipped fitness room with two saunas and a beautiful ballroom for special occasions.
Råsta Strandväg 1, 169 56 Solna, Sweden, Phone: +46-87-05-70-00
© Görvälns Slott
Housed in an 18th-century castle overlooking Lake Mälaren, Görvälns Slott is a boutique hotel individually decorated guest rooms, a gourmet restaurant and a bar with lake views, and beautifully manicured gardens and grounds. Charming guest rooms and suites are spread over six buildings and have en-suite bathrooms with showers and bathtubs, bathrobes and slippers, and designer toiletries, spacious sitting areas, and deluxe décor. Some boast breathtaking lake views, and all have modern amenities such as flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. Traditional cuisine with a modern twist is served at the in-house restaurant, and the bar offers a wide range of libations which can be enjoyed overlooking the lake. Bicycles and outdoor games are available for rent during the summer, and airport shuttles can be arranged.
Görvälnsvägen, 175 46 Järfälla, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-12-00-02-00
13.Hotel Kungstradgarden (The King's Garden)
© Hotel Kungsträdgården (The King's Garden)
Situated next to the King’s garden, the aptly named Hotel Kungsträdgården is a grand hotel housed in a fully-renovated 18th-century building in central Stockholm. The elegant stone hotel features individually decorated guest rooms and suites, each decorated in Gustavian style with period pieces and antique furnishings, marble en-suite bathrooms and modern elements such as air-conditioning, minibars, and flat-screen satellite televisions. A complimentary breakfast buffet is served every morning, and an upscale restaurant in the atrium serves classic French fare and fine wines. Hotel Kungsträdgården is located within walking distance of the financial and shopping districts of the city, as well as the Stockholm Central Station.
Västra Trädgårdsgatan 11B, 111 53 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-84-40-66-50
14.Sastaholm Hotel & Konferens
© Såstaholm Hotel & Konferens
Set in a Neoclassical mansion house overlooking beautiful Lake Vallentuna, Såstaholm Hotel & Konferens is a modern conference hotel with sophisticated accommodations, an elegant, theater-themed restaurant with a lakeside terrace and 23 meeting rooms. Once a former residence for retired actors, the hotel building features individually themed guest rooms that were designed by renowned performing artists and are named after famous former residents. All rooms feature en-suite bathrooms and modern amenities, and some have lovely lake views. The hotel has five dining rooms with a well-stocked wine cellar, a fully equipped gym and sauna, a charming terrace on which drinks can be enjoyed and offers free parking. Central Stockholm is 22 km away.
Såstaholms allé 12, 187 70 Täby, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-51-01-94-00
15.Villa Kallhagen Hotel
© Villa Kallhagen Hotel
Surrounded by lush countryside landscapes with lovely canal views, Villa Källhagen is a charming hotel inspired by nature that offers a relaxing and tranquil getaway. Located next to the Djurgårdsbrunn Canal in Stockholm, the hotel features a gourmet restaurant with an outdoor terrace overlooking the water, an extensive wine cellar stocked with wines from around the globe, and comfortable guest rooms decorated in earthy tones. Some rooms have direct access to the garden, and all rooms enjoy modern amenities such as flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. Other services include a complimentary breakfast served every morning, a sauna for guest use, and parking on site. Källhagen Villa is a 10-minute bus ride from the Vasa Museum is a 10-minute bus ride, while the picturesque Strandvägen boulevard is a short stroll away.
Djurgårdsbrunnsvägen 10, 115 27 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-86-65-03-00
16.Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel
Overlooking Riddarfjärden Bay, The Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel is an environmentally-friendly, luxury hotel next to the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre. The hotel features modern guest rooms and suites with contemporary décor, en-suite bathrooms and modern amenities, including flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. The in-house RBG Restaurant, Bar & Grill has a cocktail bar and serves Swedish and international cuisine, and guests can relax by the fireplace in the lobby bar. Other facilities include a fully equipped gym and a business center, and the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel’s central location offers easy access to the shopping areas, business district, Old Town and City Hall.
Nils Ericsons Plan 4, 111 64 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-50-50-60-00
17.Story Hotel Signalfabriken
Set in the Signalfabriken building on an urban street, the Signalfabriken Hotel is an industrial-chic hotel located next to Sundbyberg Station, which offers secure connections to Arlanda Airport and central Stockholm. Cozy, contemporary guest rooms and suites have modern décor and floor-to-ceiling windows, separate sitting areas and rollaway beds, en-suite bathrooms with whirlpool tubs and showers, and modern amenities. Complimentary breakfast is served every morning, and a burger restaurant and an atmospheric bar with exposed wood beams offer casual fare and drinks. The Signalfabriken Hotel is within walking distance of the Mall of Scandinavia and Friends Arena.
Sundbybergs torg 1, 172 67 Sundbyberg, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-55-80-95-00
Set in a contemporary, low-rise building with dark wood siding overlooking the Stockholm archipelago, Yasugari is a sophisticated, Japanese-influenced hotel with minimalist guest rooms and a luxury spa. Guest rooms are individually decorated with sleek décor and vintage fabrics, double or twin beds, en-suite bathrooms with large bathtubs, sitting areas, stylish amenities, and butler services. Luxury amenities include a full-service spa, a serene garden in which to relax, an indoor swimming pool, a sake bar serving a wide range of Japanese sake and other drinks, and a gift shop. Dining options include a sushi bar, a teppanyaki grill, and a casual restaurant with a terrace.
Hamndalsvägen 6, 132 39 Saltsjö-boo, Sweden, Phone: +46-87-47-61-00
19.Elite Hotel Marina Tower
Set in a former 19th-century mill a short walk from the Saltsjökvarn ferry terminal, the Elite Hotel Marina Tower is a stately waterfront hotel with modern rooms and an upscale restaurant and a bar overlooking Saltsjö Bay. Located within walking distance from the preserved 17th-century warship at Vasamuseet and the Skansen open-air museum and zoo, the hotel features contemporary guest rooms with wooden floors, spacious seating areas, en-suite bathrooms, dining tables, and modern amenities including flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. Breakfast is served at the restaurant every morning, and other facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool, a sauna, a fully equipped fitness room, and several meeting rooms. Guests enjoy discounted admission to the on-site Sturebadet Marina Tower Spa and fitness center which offers a range of pampering massages and treatments.
Saltsjöqvarns kaj 25, 131 71 Nacka, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-55-57-02-00
20.Scandic Grand Central
© Scandic Grand Central
Set in an elegant 1880s building across the street from the Oscarsteatern theater and a short walk from Stockholm Central Station, the Scandic Grand Central is an upscale hotel with traditional guest rooms, a hip bistro and a fine dining restaurant set in a converted theater. Contemporary guest rooms have stylish décor, wooden floors, living areas with pull-out sofas, sleek en suite bathrooms, and designer toiletries, and modern amenities including flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. A buffet breakfast is served every morning, and an urban-chic bar serves a wide range of libations, while other facilities include a fully equipped gym and loaner bikes for exploring the city. The Scandic Grand Central is directly opposite the Oscar Theatre and Casino Cosmopol.
Kungsgatan 70, 111 20 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-51-25-20-00
21.Elite Eden Park Hotel
© Elite Eden Park Hotel
Located next to Humlegården park, the Elite Eden Park Hotel is a contemporary urban hotel with stylish accommodations, a modern restaurant with an Asian-inspired menu, and a traditional English pub featuring exposed wooden beams. The hotel also features deluxe facilities such as a fully equipped gym and a sauna, valet parking and an array of guest services. The hotel has well-appointed guest rooms and suites with airy living spaces, comfortable beds in crisp linens, en-suite bathrooms with showers and branded toiletries, and modern amenities. The Elite Eden Park Hotel is located within walking distance from the Royal Palace of Stockholm and the Skansen open-air history museum and zoo.
Sturegatan 22, 114 36 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-55-56-27-00
© Hotel Hellsten
Located next to the Rådmansgatan Metro Station, the Hotel Hellsten is a design hotel housed in a 19th-century building with art nouveau touches, trendy guest rooms with balconies and a modern gym with a sauna. The hotel features well-appointed guest rooms with romantic four-posters beds in premium linens, en-suite bathrooms with showers and branded toiletries, sitting areas with exposed wood beams, and private balconies with lovely views. A breakfast buffet is served in a bright and airy conservatory, and the Hellsten Earth Bar hosts jazz concerts every Thursday. The Hotel Hellsten is within walking distance of the Drottninggatan pedestrian street, which is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and cafés.
Luntmakargatan 68, 113 51 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-86-61-86-00
23.Nordic C Hotel
© Nordic C Hotel
The Nordic C Hotel is a contemporary, capital city hotel with creatively designed and decorated accommodations, a modern restaurant, and a conference center with a theater. Located a short walk from the T-Centralen metro station, the Stockholm Palace and the Abba The Museum, the hotel features well-appointed guest rooms with photo wallpaper of Stockholm, en-suite bathrooms with showers and toiletries, and modern amenities such as flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. A complimentary organic breakfast buffet is served in the hotel’s modern restaurant, and the world's first permanent ice bar serves a variety of drinks in glasses made of ice. Other facilities include a conference center with a theater, a laundry service, and a gift shop.
Vasaplan 4, 111 20 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-8-50-56-31-00
24.Clarion Hotel Sign
© Clarion Hotel Sign
Set in a modern granite-and-glass tower by Swedish architect Gert Wingårdh and situated next to Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport Express Terminal, the Clarion Hotel Sign is a straightforward hotel with low-key rooms and suites, a trendy restaurant offering Nordic and New York-inspired dishes, along with a seasonal rooftop bar. Well-appointed guest rooms feature comfortable décor and designer furniture by Scandinavian icons such as Arne Jacobsen, en-suite bathrooms with showers and toiletries, modern amenities, and floor-to-ceiling windows with city views. Additional facilities at the hotel include a fully-equipped gym, a deluxe spa with a sauna and a heated rooftop swimming pool and an on-site restaurant and bar designed by Swedish chef Marcus Samuelsson serves Swedish fare and global drinks.
Östra Järnvägsgatan 35, 101 26 Stockholm, Sweden, Phone: +46-86-76-98-00
© Hotel J
Overlooking the Baltic Sea, Hotel J is a relaxed, yacht-club style hotel accessed by a 35-minute boat ride from Stockholm’s Nybroplan. The hotel features cozy, nautical-themed rooms with wooden floors, a casual restaurant with sea views and a seasonal terrace, and a beautiful garden with gorgeous ocean views. Well-appointed guest rooms have en-suite bathrooms with showers and branded toiletries, spacious living areas with comfortable décor, designer, marine-themed textiles, and modern amenities including as flat-screen satellite televisions, minibars, coffeemakers, and wireless Internet access. The Brasserie Restaurant J specializes in sumptuous New England-inspired seafood, and a late-night bar and a lounge with an open fireplace are perfect for relaxing with a drink. Hotel J is a quick stroll from the ferry terminal, and a short drive from the Stockholm Palace, and the open-air Skansen museum and zoo.
Ellensviksvagen 1, 131 52 Nacka Strand, Sweden, Phone: +46-86-01-30-00
25 Best Stockholm Hotels
- Lydmar Hotel, Photo: Lydmar Hotel
- Grand Hôtel Stockholm, Photo: Grand Hôtel Stockholm
- Hotel Rival, Photo: Hotel Rival
- Hotel Skeppsholmen, Photo: Marina Marr/stock.adobe.com
- Nobis Hotel, Photo: Nobis Hotel
- Hotel Diplomat, Photo: travelguide/stock.adobe.com
- Miss Clara by Nobis, Photo: Miss Clara by Nobis
- Stallmästaregården Hotel, Photo: Stallmästaregården Hotel
- Collector's Victory Hotel, Photo: Collector's Victory Hotel
- At Six, Photo: At Six
- Quality Hotel Friends, Photo: Quality Hotel Friends
- Gorvalns Slott, Photo: Görvälns Slott
- Hotel Kungstradgarden (The King's Garden), Photo: Hotel Kungsträdgården (The King's Garden)
- Sastaholm Hotel & Konferens, Photo: Såstaholm Hotel & Konferens
- Villa Kallhagen Hotel, Photo: Villa Kallhagen Hotel
- Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Photo: dudlajzov/stock.adobe.com
- Story Hotel Signalfabriken, Photo: Photographee.eu/stock.adobe.com
- Yasuragi, Photo: Yasuragi
- Elite Hotel Marina Tower, Photo: vvoe/stock.adobe.com
- Scandic Grand Central, Photo: Scandic Grand Central
- Elite Eden Park Hotel, Photo: Elite Eden Park Hotel
- Hotel Hellsten, Photo: Hotel Hellsten
- Nordic C Hotel, Photo: Nordic C Hotel
- Clarion Hotel Sign, Photo: Clarion Hotel Sign
- Hotel J, Photo: Hotel J
- Cover Photo: vvoe/stock.adobe.com