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Birka Hostel

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  • Very good43%
  • Average32%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seven of us arrived from Iceland at the Birka Hostel around noon. The staff was good but our room was so dirty that you stopped breathing because of all the dirty particles swirling around you. Really disgusting! There was also hair on my partners pillow...More

Thank andresjakob
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The Birka Hostel is perfectly located and very close to Drottninggatan. The staff was friendly and helpful. But that is about it for the good part of this review. The rooms are very tired and in dire need of refurbishment. They are also quite dirty...More

Thank Karl I
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I booked 3 nights in this hostel to visit Stockholm and it was really good. The location was ideal, easy to walk to the old town and around or close to the subway for further place. It was also one of the cheapest place close...More

Thank juliegst
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I had a good stay at Birka and I arrived there by metro from the ferry terminal. I bought a one time metro ticket from the Tallink ferry before arriving at Stockholm. Got off at Hotoget station Birka was within 3 mins walk from the...More

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Room rather monastic, which I quite liked. Clean, cosy, basic, safe. Communal kitchen and dining room fresh and pleasant. People staffing a delight to chat with, for me they were the best part of my stay! Also a very good location next Hotorget tunelbana- underground...More

Thank marieZ9480YS
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Multilingual Staff
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US$28 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$28 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest
neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street,
Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the
Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with
its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most
traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and
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"The single bed rooms: When you sit on the toilette you have the shower head right above you."
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"For the light sensitive amongst us, a windowless room could suit you best.."
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"don't stay here at all you can find better"
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"no room at all will be the best choice for you, since they will give no beds to you anyways"
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