Stockholm has numerous excellent hotels perfect for tourists and staycationers alike. Staying at a hotel is a perfect way to rediscover a city. Check into one of Stockholm's hotels and enjoy spas, restaurant visits, shopping and attractions. This guide shows you the way to Stockholm's best hotels, from central design hotels to charming hotels in the outskirts of town.
The guide to the best hotels in Stockholm
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The best hotels in Stockholm
- Haymarket – Updated Twenties glamour
- Hotel Diplomat – Stylish on Strandvägen
- Ett Hem – Exclusive townhouse
- Miss Clara Hotel – Urban boutique hotel
- Clarion – Scandinavian charm
- Nobis Hotel – Contemporary design hotel
- Grand Hôtel – Historic luxury hotel
- Görvälns Slott – Regal stay
- Downtown Camper – Urban wilderness vibes
- Thoresta Herrgård – Rural excursion
- Berns Hotel – Renowned boutique hotel
- Lydmar Hotel – Intimate lifestyle hotel
- NOFO – Inspired by world metropolises
- Bank Hotel – Destination bar and restaurant
- Vår Gård – Surrounded by nature with sea views
- Smådalarö Gård – Archipelago spa hotel
- Story Hotel – On-trend boutique-hotel vibes
- Hotel J – Between the city and the sea
- Djurönäset – The ultimate city-escape
- Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel – Smack in the middle of the city
- Rival – Art Deco style
- Hotel Skeppsholmen – A city oasis
- Nordic Light Hotel – Nordic design experience
- Villa Källhagen – An inner-city country respite
- Welcome Hotel – Modern and multifaceted
- FågelbroHus – In beautiful surroundings
- Hotel Sven Vintappare – Charming and historic in the Old Town
The best hotels in Stockholm
Updated Twenties glamour
Scandic's signature hotel has revived the Twenties glamour of the the former PUB department store on Hötorget. As well as some 400 hotel rooms (including several suites), the hotel includes a restaurant, bar and café as well as function rooms, a small cinema and gym. Its city centre location is hard to beat; everything you need is just outside the front door.
Stylish on Strandvägen
With its prestigious address and scenic views, Hotel Diplomat may just be the ultimate hotel destination for loved-up couples in the big city. The elegant Art Nouveau interior makes a beautiful backdrop to a romantic stay. The hotel’s popular restaurant and bar are great spots for people-watching and are frequented by locals and tourists alike.
Ett Hem offers perhaps the most exclusive and intimate hotel experience in Stockholm – hence the name: A Home. This redesigned early-1900’s townhouse with its twelve beautifully decorated rooms includes a library, gym and courtyard garden with an orangery. The perfect choice for a unique stay.
Urban boutique hotel
This urban boutique hotel has 93 rooms in the heart of the city, designed by celebrated architect Gert Wingårdh. Perfect for romantic couples and business travellers looking to stay centrally and stylishly, close to all Stockholm's main cultural hotspots. The hotel's popular restaurant and bar attracts guests and Stockholmers alike.
This spacious Clarion hotel is centrally located on Norra Bantorget, with stylish Scandinavian design. Guests can enjoy all kinds of creature comforts, including a heated rooftop pool, a popular spa and plenty of space for conferences and functions. Don't miss Marcus Samuelsson's restaurant, Kitchen & Table, on the ground floor.
Historic luxury hotel
If you're looking for timeless elegance, check into the five star Grand Hôtel. The historic luxury hotel has everything a discerning traveller could wish for: sophisticated hotel rooms, the Nordic Spa & Fitness gym, views over the Royal Palace, Cadierbaren and Mathias Dahlgren Matbaren and Verandan restaurants.
This 17th century castle in a nature reserve next to Lake Mälaren has now taken the form of an award-winning boutique hotel with 45 individually furnished rooms and suites. Görvälns Slott offers several different weekend packages with different food and drink experience, and, naturally, a generous breakfast buffet. After a good night's sleep in luxurious Mille Notti sheets, the best way to start the day is with a morning dip from the adjacent jetty.
Urban wilderness vibes
The urban jungle meets the wilderness at this hip design hotel in the heart of central Stockholm. Wellbeing is a top priority and you'll find The Nest, a wellness centre and cocktail lounge, on the top floor of the hotel, while the ground floor Campfire restaurant has a campfire feel. A great launchpad from which to explore the city.
If you fancy a relaxing weekend out of town, head to Thoresta Herrgård in Bro, north of the city. Stay in beautiful natural surroundings where you can swim from the jetty or borrow a bike and explore the area. The award-winning restaurant serves a rustic menu based on ingredients from local farms.
Renowned boutique hotel
Berns Hotel is located in Berzelii park, in close proximity to Stureplan’s nightlife, with a large selection of restaurants, shops and boutiques just around the corner. The historic hotel also has its own restaurants and nighclubs. Hotel rooms are individually decorated in boutique style with classic Svenskt Tenn details.
Intimate lifestyle hotel
Lydmar Hotel's intimate and familiar decor enables guests to feel very much at home. All rooms are unique, accompanied by a small lounge area on each floor. The living room-style restaurant adorned with photo art, bookshelves and comfortable sofas is relaxed and unpretentious. Its location on Blasieholmen is central yet feels tucked away.
Inspired by world metropolises
This eclectic boutique hotel is in the area known as Nofo (North of Folkungagatan) in Södermalm. Check into well-designed rooms with inspiration from international world metropolises, all with their own unique style. The hotel, which is housed in a listed 18th century building, also has a wine bar and inner courtyard just a stone's throw from the hotspots of Södermalm.
Destination bar and restaurant
This exclusive boutique hotel from the Stureplan group is housed in a magnificent former bank building. A glamorous meeting place, whether you're treating yourself to a staycation or visiting the city, or just dropping by for something to eat or a cocktail. The hotel's restaurant and elegant bars are destinations in themselves and have become popular hangouts for style-conscious Stockholmers.
Surrounded by nature with sea views
Check in in Saltsjöbaden, at the point where the Stockholm archipelago begins. Stay in peaceful surroundings with sea views, in an award-winning facility housed in a century-old heritage building. In addition to accommodation there's a restaurant, bakery and wine café.
Archipelago spa hotel
One of Sweden's largest spa hotels, Smådalarö Gård is beautifully situated in the Stockholm archipelago. Spend the night and treat yourself to luxurious spa treatments, a relaxing sauna and dip in the pool. The hotel also offers gastronomic experiences, DJs, musical experiences and outdoor activities.
On-trend boutique-hotel vibes
Story Hotel is a industrial-chic boutique-style hotel designed for modern business travellers, creatives and locals who want nightlife, culture and shopping on their doorstep. Expect smart functionality combined with contemporary downtown NYC aesthetics. Choose between a central city location and suburban tranquility with a short commute.
Between the city and the sea
With its nautical Newport vibes, Hotel J is perfect for anyone who wants to spend the night just outside the city. The hotel is right on the waterfront at Nacka strand, with views over the entrance to Stockholm harbour, and welcomes families, romantic couples and conference guests alike. Treat yourself to a visit to Restaurant J and Njuta Spa.
The ultimate city-escape
Djurönäset is located just 45-minutes away by car from the city. Soak up the beautiful nautical-inspired environment and make the most out of the amenities offered. The renovated rooms pay homage to sleek Scandinavian minimalism through the use of wood and granite. The hotel’s dedication to the environment and sustainable practices is emphasised through its multiple eco-certifications.
Smack in the middle of the city
This ultramodern hotel is located in close proximity to public transportation, shopping and restaurants. Renowned for its large event and conference facilities, impeccable service and high-quality rooms.
Art Deco style
Hotel Rival is a modern boutique hotel on bustling Mariatorget in Södermalm owned by Benny Andersson from ABBA. Housed in a 1930s cinema building, art-deco influences are apparent throughout the hotel, with red velvet trimmings and shiny brass detailing. The Rival Bar & Bistro is a popular watering hole and the stage plays host to shows and concerts.
A city oasis
Hotel Skeppsholmen is the product of an architectural revamping of a historic building from 1699. A gorgeous oasis where the emphasis is on food, design, music and fashion. There's great attention to detail and nothing has been left to chance. Don't miss the hotel's restaurant, Långa Raden.
Nordic design experience
Nordic Light Hotel has a clear design niche and the city's influence on the decor is apparent - graphic photomurals depicting the cityscape adorn the walls. The rooms are small yet functional in keeping with the overall aesthetic. The hotel’s bar is a close-to-home alternative to The Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi.
An inner-city country respite
Escape the bustling city and opt for peaceful tranquillity only moments away from Strandvägen by foot or boat. Villa Källhagen has 36 hotel rooms inspired by nature and the seasons, blending timeless elegance with modern sustainability practices. With ample conference facilities and a charming restaurant, the hotel caters to leisure and business travellers alike.
Modern and multifaceted
With conference facilities and expertise and an in-house spa, Welcome Hotel in Barkaby is just a short journey from Stockholm city centre and welcomes all kinds of guests, from business travellers to families. There's also a restaurant, lounge and heated outdoor pool.
In beautiful surroundings
FågelbroHus is situated in beautiful archipelago surroundings on the island of Värmdö. The whole hotel is inspired by a country club aesthetic, with a classic country style. Outdoors, you'll find exercise tracks, a golf course and padel courts. The hotel's spa offers beneficial massages, spa treatments, a sauna and outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy excellent seasonal dishes made from locally-produced ingredients in the restaurant.
Charming and historic in the Old Town
The charming Hotel Sven Vintappare is tucked away in one of Gamla Stan’s characteristic alleyways - complete with creaking stairs, romantic nooks and cosy atmosphere. Ambiance is key and the light open-plan rooms are adorned with ornate details to balance the rustic charm. Staff are friendly and breakfast is included.