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Valdosta, Georgia
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Wow...just wow! I could go on and on about the beautiful, quaint feel of this hotel! Stayed here for a week while touring the city and LOVED the experience! First off, front staff is super friendly. Room was very spacious for European standards and had great views of the city. Breakfast was amazing! The location is good...you can walk to...

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Netherlands
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Hotel reservation online went quickly. Checkin was quick and efficient. Note that if you do the express checkout after your stay you can just drop your keys and get the invoice send to your email. Rooms are relatively small, but clean and amendities are there. Bathroom is quite small as well. Location wise: in the center of Stockholm, so you...

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Helsinki
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the hotel as attending a conference there. Otherwise would not choose this place. All basics in place, no more. My room was small and dark, bathroom even too tiny. In dark Nordic evenings the lack of good room lightning was annoying.

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Cecilia E, Assistant Service Team manager at Hotel Birger Jarl, responded to this review

Dear Veera, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We welcome and pay close attention to all feedback, as it helps us improve our standard and service in line with the expectations of our guests. I am sorry to read that you didn´t enjoy your stay with us as much as we aim for and...

Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Birger Jarl for 2 weeks in June as part of a study abroad group. I found the hotel to be a hidden gem off of the typical tourist strips but short walk to a tube station to get almost anywhere in town. Loved the breakfast each morning. The room had a typical IKEA/ Swedish decor, but...

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the hotel for one night. We also had a conference at the hotel. The staff is super friendly, all speaks very good english. The breakfast was perfect. I really enjoyed my stay. It is about 15min walk from the city central.

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast, good room (bathroom could do some some little updates but was ok). Breakfast buffet is in a crowded space and hard to fill up by staff but otherwise many tables for customers. Bar staff could be just a little more attentive. Wifi works well.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I attended a conference here in November. When I arrived I had a very small room (which was fine) but a very loud fan buzzing in the bathroom. I phoned to reception and they changed (and upgraded my room) which was good. I didn't sample the breakfast but the conference food was nice enough, not amazing but ok. It was...

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Cecilia E, Assistant Service Team Manager at Hotel Birger Jarl, responded to this review

Dear Tess A, Thank you for taking time writing about Hotel Birger Jarl. We are glad to hear that you had a good stay with us. You are Warmly Welcome back to us! Best Regards, Rebecca, Service Team

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel has a great location, but sadly my experience was tarnished by a room that was very worn and had an odour about it. Tiny shower. The hotel also lists minibar as an amenity, please stock it with more than two bottles of mineral water if you wish to do so. Helpful staff, ok food.

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Cecilia E, Assistant Service Team Manager at Hotel Birger Jarl, responded to this review

Dear zgrrl74, Thank you for taking time writing about Hotel Birger Jarl. We are sorry to hear that you had a sadly experience by your room. If we knew this, we should have given you a new room right away. We have 7 room categories at Hotel Birger Jarl in different design. Next time, we recomend you to talk to...

Amsterdam, Nederland
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I stayed here with a friend for a weekend trip. The location of the hotel is great. It's situates between the old city centre and the business area. The rooms are good, the staff is friendly and there is free wifi. The only downside is that the breakfast is very busy. I can recommend this hotel to anyone who visits...

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Cecilia E, Assistant Service Team Manager at Hotel Birger Jarl, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We welcome and pay close attention to all feedback as it helps us improve our standard and service in line with our guests´ expectations. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Regarding the breakfast we recommend our guests to eat early or late for a...

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel, the only downside was that my room was close to the elevator - so as soon as people started heading to breakfast the "ding-dong" of the elevators woke me up. It was easy and close to get around...only about 10 min walk to drottningsgata, one of the main shopping street.

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Cecilia E, Assistant Servcie Team Manager at Hotel Birger Jarl, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We welcome and pay close attention to all feedback as it helps us improve our standard and service in line with our guests´ expectations. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and next time - tell us you want a quiet room and...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Birger Jarl offers a wide range of rooms and suites all decorated in modern design. In the welcoming lobby you will find the restaurant and lobby bar where you can sip on a drink and enjoy a nice dinner. You are welcome to use the gym complete with views out over the rooftops. Complimentary WiFi in the whole hotel. We are centrally located with stores and restaurants within walking distance. Conference facilities with capacity for up to 550 people. Staying with us you will be welcomed with personal care, comfortable beds, delicious breakfast and stylish design. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Birger Jarl

Address: Tulegatan 8 | Box 19016, Stockholm 113 53, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Vasastan
Price Range: RM496 - RM1,195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Birger Jarl 4*
Number of rooms: 271
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Birger Jarl Hotel
Birger Jarl Stockholm
Hotel Style:
#24 Business Hotel in Stockholm
#25 Family Hotel in Stockholm
#30 Romantic Hotel in Stockholm
#39 Luxury Hotel in Stockholm
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“A room higher up in the hotel, to avoid road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles bridgetann57, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We have never had a bad room. Our room usually faces Birger Jarlgatan.”
 of 5 bubbles Ampie, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Probably go for 4th or 5th floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles alanh830, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a newly refurbished room”
 of 5 bubbles kataletho, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the higher floors are good to ward of any traffic sound”
 of 5 bubbles 201muhammads, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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