Castanea Old Town Hostel

Kindstugatan 1, Old Town, Stockholm, Sweden, Distance from city centre: 1.1km

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Rating: 85%from 14 reviews

  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 94%Staff
  • 81%Security
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 97%Location
  • 77%Value for money
  • 78%Facilities
Castanea Old Town Hostel is one of the most central hostels in Stockholm, only 200 metres from the Royal Palace and close to tourist attractions, shops, cafes and restaurants. We are also just one metro stop from Central Station. Castanea is an attractive hostel located on a narrow cobbled street.

We are located in the middle of the Old Town, one of the world's best preserved medieval city centre. Castanea is a modern hostel in a charming building from 1747.

Reception hours: 9.00-11.00 and 15.00-18.00.
Check-in: 15.00-18.00.
For arrivals before 15:00 or after 18.00 please contact us 2-6 days before arrival to arrange for check-in.

All beds are supplied with a duvet and a pillow. Bed linen and towels are available at the reception for hire or alternatively you can bring your own. Please note that either way bed linen must be used. Due to hygienic reasons, the use of sleeping bag is not allowed.

We have a nice guest kitchen where you can prepare your own breakfast or other meals.

In our dormitory we have lockers, so bring your own padlock or rent from us.
Toilets and shower are shared and located in the corridor. We have guest computer and free wireless in the common room (which also works in most rooms).

We are a no-smoking property and pets are not allowed

Warmly Welcome!

Cancellation policy:
Cancellation must be made two days prior to arrival, if not the first night will be charged.
Contact us by e-mail or telephone during reception hours, your cancellation is always confirmed by us with an e-mail. Special conditions apply to groups.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Book exchange
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Not Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Reading Light
  • Taxes included
  • Towels For Hire

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Check-in: 1500 � 1800. For arrivals before 1500 or after 1800 please contact us two-to-four days before arrival to arrange for check-in. We have a 48hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night�s accommodation.
Sheets and towels can be hired (65 SEK/person one-time fee) or you can bring your own. Please note that either way bed linen must be used. Sleeping bags are not allowed due to hygienic reasons.
Smoking is not permitted.
Pets are not permitted.
We�re open all year.

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Castanea Old Town Hostel is situated in Stockholm city center, the Old Town.
Address: Kindstugatan 1

From Arlanda, Skavsta and Bromma Airport:
The easiest way is to take airport shuttle. It starts just outside the airport terminal and drops you off at Cityterminal, the main bus terminal in Stockholm city. Please notice that they only accept card-payments onboard the bus, no cash. Buy tickets online, also cheaper.
From Arlanda Airport you can also choose to take the high-speed train, Arlanda Express. The train is more expensive than the bus, but it gets you into the city in 20 minutes instead of 40 minutes.

From Cityterminal take the escalator and follow the signs down to the Underground. The station is T-Centralen. Take the southbound green or red line for one stop to Gamla Stan station. Choose the exit Gamla Stan.
Turn right and walk one block, then turn left into the street Tyska Brinken. Walk 300 meters and you will arrive at Kindstugatan 1.
Please note that Tyska Brinken will change name after 200 meters to Kindstugatan.

From Central station (train):
When you arrive at the Central Station follow the signs and take escalators down to the Underground. The station is T-centralen. Take the southbound green or red line one stop to Gamla Stan station. Choose the exit Gamla Stan.
Turn right and walk one block, then turn left into the street Tyska Brinken. Walk 300 meters and you will arrive at Kindstugatan 1.
Please note that Tyska Brinken will change name after 200 meters to Kindstugatan.

Bus or walk from Cityterminal or Central Station:
Take bus nr 53 to station Mälartorget. The stop is about the same place as the underground station.
Walking distance is about 20 minutes. From City Terminal follow the signs to Centralstationen and turn to right onto the street Vasagatan. Walk across the bridge (Vasabron) and then straight on to the street Riddarhusgränd which changes name to Stora Nygatan. Now you are in the Old Town. When you see an intersecting street with the name Tyska Brinken turn left. Walk about 200 meters and you are at Kindstugatan 1.

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