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Find the cheapest rates for great value accommodation on Stadsholmen island in Stockholm in Sweden. Last minute deals for the finest hotels in the old town area of the city, called Gamla Stan.

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Stadsholmen Island Quarter

Location of The Old Town : the Old Town or Gamla Stan area of Stockholm Sweden is mainly located on the Island of Stadsholmen.

Nearest rail station : the main train station of the city, Stockholm Central Railway Station (Stockholms centralstation, Stockholm C), is situated around 1,5 km from the Old Town area.

Railway Accommodation : We can offer you cheap deals for hotels, motels, hostels, pensions, b&b's and guest houses near by a train station in Sweden.

Nearest Metro Station : the closest subway station is Gamla Stan t-bana underground station, served by the red and green metro lines. The metro system in Stockholm is called Tunnelbana.

By Bus : bus routes 2, 43, 55, 76 takes you to the centre of Gamla Stan.

By Boat : two hop-on/hop-off boat tours run loops between various sites in Stockholm. They have approximately 8 stops, including the cruise terminal, Gamla Stan, the Vasa Museum, Skansen, and Skeppsholmen.

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.

Stockholm Accommodation in The Old Town

Old Town - Gamla Stan

Stockholm accommodations. Cheaper deals for inexpensive or 4 and 5 star accommodations on Stadsholmen island. Find the finest place to stay in the Old Town or Gamla Stan.

Stockholm Old Town is called Gamla Stan and is located primary on Stadsholmen Island. It's an area with narrow winding cobblestone streets, several beautiful churches, museums and The Royal Palace.

There is an excellent selection of charming hotels, cheaper hostels, cosy b&b's and self catering apartments within the Gamla Stan area of Stockholm Sweden. Accommodations are surrounded by several restaurants, cafés and shops. The Royal Palace, Västerlånggatan pedestrian street, Österlånggatan street and Gamla Stan metro station are nearby these hotels.

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Gamla Stan District in Sweden - Royal Palace

Stockholm Gamla Stan consists out of narrow lanes, interesting shops, cafés, and some good restaurants. It's the most famous area in Stockholm. Many of the streets in Gamla Stan are car free.

The main part of Gamla Stan is located on the small island called Stadsholmen. The Gamla Stan district is formed by the adjacent island of Riddarholmen, and the other surrounding islets of Helgeandsholmen, and Strömsborg.

It is a lovely area to explore on foot. The two main shopping streets are Österlånggatan and Västerlånggatan, which follow the route of the old medieval city wall. The old iron market connects the two streets. Located in the heart of Gamla Stan is the oldest square of Stockholm, called Stortorget. This square is surrounded by old merchants houses including the Stockholm Stock Exchange Building. From the square runs the oldest street in Stockholm, Köpmangatan.

The Royal Palace, located on the island of Stadsholmen in the heart of Stockholm. It's the biggest palace in the world, with 608 rooms, that is still used by a reigning monarch. The palace was built between 1697 and 1754 on the site of a 13th century castle that was destroyed by fire, and the remains of the castle can be seen in the Tre Konor Palace Museum in the cellars. The other main attractions in the palace are the Royal Apartments, Apartments of the Orders of Chivalry, The Treasury, Hall of State, Armoury and the Museum of Antiquities of Gustav III. The Royal Apartments are the most stunning sight here, with an impressive blend of styles, from Baroque to Gustavian neo-classic and Rococo.

Main Sights and Landmarks in Gamla Stan, The Old Town of Stockholm

The Royal Palace -- the Stockholm Palace or Royal Palace is the official residence of the Swedish Monarch. The offices of the King, the other members of the Swedish Royal Family, and the offices of the Royal Court of Sweden are also located here.

Stockholm Cathedral -- (Sankt Nikolai kyrka, Church of St. Nicholas, Storkyrkan, The Great Church or Stockholms domkyrka) residence of the bishop of Stockholm.

Nobel Museum or Nobelmuseet -- museum devoted to circulate information on the Nobel Prize located in the former Stock Exchange Building (Börshuset) on Stortorget square in Stockholm Gamla stan.

Riddarholmen Church or Riddarholmskyrkan -- burial church of the Swedish monarchs found on the island of Riddarholmen.

Den gyldene freden -- one of Stockholm's best known restaurants located on Österlånggatan street.

Stortorget -- square in the middle of the Old Town

Mårten Trotzigs Grand -- steepest and most narrow street in the Gamla Stan district.

Cheap deals - overnight places to stay

Victory Hotel - ( Hotel located in Gamla Stan Old Town in Stockholm )

This elegant and refined boutique Hotel is like no other, with luxurious rooms and excellent location in Stockholm's Old Town, within walking distance to all of the city's attractions.

Lady Hamilton - ( Hotel located in Stockholm Old Town District Gamla Stan )

A romantic and genuinely charming hotel centrally located in Stockholm's Old Town beautifully appointed and adorned with the owner’s private collection of nautical artefacts and rustic antiques.

Rica Hotel Gamla Stan - ( Hotel in the Old Town of Stockholm in Sweden )

This is a charming hotel with a lot of atmosphere in a historical setting in Stockholm's Old Town, close to the Royal Palace, Storkyrkan (Cathedral), Riddarhuset (Knight's House) and parliament...