Cheaper Places to Stay

Find the cheapest rates for great value accommodation in the heart of downtown Stockholm in Sweden. Stay in the best places to stay near the city centre and all famous sights, landmarks and attractions.

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Nearest rail station : the city centre of Stockholm Sweden is served by Stockholm central train station.

Railway Accommodation : We can offer you the cheapest hotels, motels, hostels, pensions, b&b's and guest houses near by a rail station in Sweden.

Nearest airport : the main international airport of the city is Arlanda Airport, located about 40min. north of downtown Stockholm. Other airports, mainly used by low cost carriers are Skavsta NYO and Vasteras VST airports. The closest airport from the city centre is Bromma BMA, located 10km east of the city center, and mainly used for domestic flights.

Public Transportation : public transport or Stockholms Lokaltrafik, SL consists out of trams, metro, buses, boats, suburban rail, light rail, ferry, and bicycle.

Stockholm Accommodations in City Centre

City Centre

Stockholm accommodation. Affordable overnight accommodations in the city centre. Find the finest place to stay for your holiday in the capital of Sweden.

Stockholm City Centre is formed by four stadsdelsområden or districts; Kungsholmen, Södermalm, Norrmalm and Östermalm. In the centre of these districts lies the historical Old Town of Stockholm called Gamla Stan.

Plenty of great value accommodation can be found in downtown Stockholm Sweden. Hotels, hostels and b&b's located right in the heart of town, at the waterfront opposite the Royal Palace and the Old Town and accommodation close to the Central Railway Station. Many hotels offer free Wifi access.

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Downtown or Inner City

Stockholm City Centre in Sweden

The city of Stockholm boasts a magnificent natural setting, which makes it one of the world's most beautiful capitals. There are plenty of things to see and do, wheter your interested in history or modern art and design.

Stockholm has a number of museums, with the Vasa Museum being the most visited and most famous. The Vasa museum displays the 1628 warship, Vasa, which was recovered from the sea in the 20th century. The Stockholm City Museum and the outdoor museum at Skansen on Djurgarden Island are also worth a visit. The History Museum (Historiska Museet) has a collection of Viking antiquities and a spectacular underground Gold Room filled with ancient fine jewelry, and the City Hall is an architectural delight and the site of the Nobel Prize banquet.

Stockholm city centre or inner city is made up out of four districts or in Swedish called stadsdelsomraden.

Kungsholmen -- is an island in Lake Mälaren at the western inner city of Stockholm. Prominent buildings found in Kungsholmen are the Stockholm City Hall, located on its eastern tip, Stockholm Court House, Kristineberg Palace, Dagens Nyheter Tower and Västerbron. There is a good choice of excellent hotels and cheaper hostels located on the island like the Courtyard by Marriott Stockholm and low budget Stockholm Hostel.

Södermalm -- district located south of the Old Town with many pubs, bars and restaurants on Götgatan street. Main landmarks and sights in this area are the Göta Lejon theatre, Högalid Church, Karl Johanslussen lock, Katarina passenger elevator, Katarina Church Maria Magdalena Church, Medborgarhuset civic hall, Stockholm Mosque, Saint Eric's Cathedral, Skatteskrapan skyscraper, Södra theatre, Sofia kyrka, Stockholms södra train station and Söder Torn or tower.

Norrmalm -- business and commercial district of Stockholm Sweden. Located in Southern Norrmalm, which is known as City, is the central railway station and the T-Centralen metro hub. The pedestrian shopping street Drottninggatan runs through the area. The most central square od the city is located in Norrmalm called Sergels Torg. Many of Stockholm's hotels can be found in this district.

Östermalm -- District containing many of Stockholm's museums and Södra Djurgården (Southern Djurgården). Djurgarden is an island-park with some of Stockholm's major tourist attractions like the Skansen open air museum, and the Gröna Lund amusement park, Vasamuseet.

The Old Town (Gamla Stan), located in the heart of the city, is the historical centre of Stockholm city and bordered by the four districts. It's an area with delightful narrow lanes, interesting shops and some good eateries. Close by is the stunning 608-room Royal Palace, the biggest in the world that is still used by a reigning head of state.

Main squares located in Stockholm City Centre, Sweden

Sergels torg -- most central city centre square in Stockholm Sweden. It's named after 18th century sculptor Johan Tobias Sergel.

Norrmalmstorg-- central city square connecting shopping streets Hamngatan and Biblioteksgatan. The deluxe 5 star Nobis Hotel is located on the square.

Stureplan -- square found between Norrmalm and Ostermalm connecting the major streets Kungsgatan, Birger Jarlsgatan and Sturegatan. Some of the country's most famous and expensive restaurants and bars are located in the area around Stureplan. Located nearby is very popular Mornington Hotel Stockholm.

Gustav Adolfs torg -- downtown square named after King Gustavus Adolphus. The square is home to the Royal Opera, the Swedish State Department, Arvfurstens palats (housing the Ministry for Foreign Affairs) and the Ministry of Defence. South of the square are the Parliament on Helgeandsholmen and the Royal Palace in Stockholm Old Town.

Hötorget -- Haymarket square with a fruit and vegetable market and on Sunday a flea market.

Karl Johans Torg -- plaza with a Statue of Charles XIV John, situated between the old town Gamla stan and Slussen in central Stockholm, Sweden.

Mariatorget or Maria Square -- situated in Södermalm surrounded by bars and restaurants. There is a statue of the Viking God Thor in the middle of the square.

Medborgarplatsen -- large city centre square in Södermalm district. It's the place for demonstrations and celebrations.

Nybroplan -- downtown square on the border between the city districts Norrmalm and Ostermalm. It is the location of the Royal Dramatic Theatre and Berzelii Park with the restaurant Berns Salonger. It faces the Nybroviken bay, which makes it also a public transportation hub offering ferry trips to Djurgarden and the Stockholm Archipelago.

Östermalmstorg -- square known for its food market hall, Östermalmshallen, opened in 1889.

See more squares in Stockholm Old Town, Gamla Stan.

Inexpensive of affordable lodging

Best Western Time Hotel - ( Hotel located in downtown central Stockholm )

Best Western Time Hotel is a brand new hotel which opened in October 2007, this newly built property provides a central base and promotes a warm, intimate ambience.

Rica Hotel Kungsgatan - ( Hotel located in Stockholm Downtown City Centre )

This modern 1st-class hotel is located in the very city centre of Stockholm, right in the middle of the shopping district.

Hotell Norrtull - ( Hotel in city centre of Stockholm in Sweden )

The spacious, bright bedrooms of this hotel are located in a historic building just by Norrtull in Stockholm city centre, with good transport links and parking facilities at your doorstep.