City Backpackers Hostel

Top choice hostel in Norrmalm
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The closest hostel to Centralstationen has clean rooms, friendly staff, free bike hire and excellent facilities, including sauna, laundry and kitchen (with a free stash of pasta). En suite private rooms are also available. Bonus for female guests: there are four- and eight-bed female-only dorms if you prefer, and you can borrow a hairdryer from reception.

The hostel also has six-bed apartments (from 1800kr) for rent, with bunks, their own kitchens and bathrooms – a great option if you're in town for a while and want to cook your own meals.

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Quick description

This hostel is set in a 19th-century building, 500 metres from Stockholm Central Station and 5 minutes’ walk from Drottninggatan shopping street. WiFi internet, evening sauna and pasta are free. Ice skates can be borrowed for free during winter. All rooms at City Backpackers Hostel have air conditioning and heating. Lockers are available and padlocks can be bought in the reception. City Backpackers’ café offers breakfast in the morning. Snacks and drinks are available in the reception throughout the day. For self-caterers, there is a fully equipped kitchen with microwaves and refrigerators. Guests can also enjoy a meal or drink in the restaurant Nomad, located next to the hostel. The lounge offers Mac and PC computers with free internet access, TV with cable channels and Swedish movie nights. There is also a library with magazines and a book exchange. During summer, the beautiful open courtyard is furnished with tables and chairs

Important information

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform City Backpackers Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours. Bed linen and towels are not included. Please note that it is required to rent bed linen on site. You can rent it on site for SEK 25 per person per stay. There is a bed linen and towel package that costs SEK 35 per person. A towel costs 15 SEK per person. Please note that sleeping bags are not permitted. Guests arriving after 20:00 are kindly asked to note this in the Special Requests box when booking, so that check-in can be prepared. The property accepts Apple Pay. Guests must be at least 18 years to stay in the dormitory rooms. Guests under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult and are welcome to stay in the private rooms. When booking for more than 6 people, or if you book a Family Room, Standard Apartment, Apartment with sauna or Superior Apartment, different policies and additional supplements may apply. Please note that the property does not accept reservations from local residents with Stockholm postal codes 100-199.


  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry
  • Fax/photocopying


  • Games room
  • Walking tours
  • Live music/performance
  • Terrace
  • Family rooms
  • Movie nights
  • Lockers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Internet services
  • Pub crawls
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Bike tours
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Cycling
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Shared kitchen
  • Allergy-free room
  • Bbq facilities
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking throughout

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant


  • Free WiFi available


  • Sauna