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CarlstadCity Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were clean an came with a tv. There was a kitchen upstairs to store our own food and the hostel is in a good location! However in the morning the staff were moody and unhelpful. The breakfast was a poor selection with almost nothing available for vegans. When I asked if they had anything they pretty much grunted at...

Thank Aysha C
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Stayed one night, working-visit to Karlstad. Very happy all in all. Everything one needs, for a very good price, plus breakfast also at the best of prices! Nice lady in the reception. It could not be more central, close to the railway station, shops and right in the shopping district. Close to supermarket, McDonalds, many cafees and restaurants, and other...

Thank cfe1
Orsundsbro, Sweden
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Carlstad City Hostel has a very favourable location in the city center of Karlstad. Situated only a few minutes walk from the railway station (no taxi needed) and only a few minutes walk from the central square of the city this is a good option for the budget traveller to stay. It is cheap alternative but it is good. The...

Thank Claes G
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We booked a three persons hostel room which costed 750 SEK. Wooden beds, decent mattresses. Extremely small shower combined with toilet, separated by curtain. View on the street, not too noisy though. Be aware that hostel charges 70 SEK for the bedsheets and towels per person, which does not make it such a cheap option if you travel in company....

Thank volchonok
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I visited the hostel when I was bikepacking in Sweden. Everything worked, the hostel is good value in the city center next to many shops and restaurants. Nice breakfast for 60 kr (no warm food but still good). Staff very friendly. Would come here again.

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Reviewed 23 June 2014

A very short walk from the train station, only about two blocks on the right, then up four floors of stairs OR into the TINY elevator !! Very basic room and tiny bathroom according to North American standards...but....we are in Sweden, more than adequate. Internet was a bit slow to hook up to. Breakfast was fantastic !! What a great...

Thank Judi K
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Stayed here for one night with 12 school kids en route to a DofE expedition. Clean, warm and tidy. Ideal for a one or two night stop over. Staff were very helpful especially as some of us had forgot bedding and did a cheap deal for us

Thank Daren H
Reviewed 12 September 2013

At reception was a young man, Mokhtar, who received us ( we were a large group in many rooms ) and explained everything kindly and with patience. he gave us the code to the door so we could come up later in the evening. Don't forget to ring and get the code if you will be late because the reception...

Thank Londonrox
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 June 2012

It is in the city centre, so it was quite easy to find. The receptionist was very helpful and the rooms are clean and comfy. However, the shared kitchen is very dirty, with dishes unwashed and bottles of spices and sauces left all over the place. The microwaves and fridges have also obviously not been cleaned in a long while.

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Additional Information about CarlstadCity Hostel

Address: 8 Jaernvaegsgatan, Karlstad 652 25, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Varmland County > Karlstad
Price Range: RM232 - RM451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“Please note - stayed at the hostel-part. They also have hotel-rooms.”
cfe1, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Bring earplugs - the walls are quite thin and if you are unlucky to have noisy neighbors, it will be a challenge.”
volchonok, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were facing the street, was not too bad, just be sure to close your curtains if you want privacy. Window only opens a crack, just enough for fresh air.”
JudiK189, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
“ask for a room with a bathroom that is not very small”
Londonrox, 12 Sep 2013 | Read review
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