Ratings based on 416 Verified Reviews

4.7 out of 5
98% of guests recommend
4.8 Room cleanliness
4.8 Service & staff
4.6 Room comfort
4.7 Hotel condition
Expedia Verified Reviews
5out of 5
Recommended
for Couples
by A verified traveller fromYork, UK

Lovely Hotel in great location

Posted 16-Jan-2017
Pros: Ideal size. Not too small or big to be impersonal. Decorations. Solid feel. Nice staff.
Cons: Not much. Perhaps needs some re-decoration.
Location: Handy for the old town. The area is self is lively. Good cafes, restaurants and bars. Tube station nearby if you need it
A friendly hotel hotel which you will love. Well designed with a few quirky touches. Good bistro, reasonably priced by Stockholm standards and an excellent cafe which is ideal for breakfast. The location is good, pleasantly situated on a park square. Just 15 mins from the old town, Galma Stan. Highly recommended for a mini-break and exploring Stockholm
4out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Posted 6-Jan-2017
Good hotel, great location..good to have adapters for guests to borrow rather than forcing them to buy one
5out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller fromNew Zealand

Trendy Hotel, Friendly Staff, Great Location

Posted 30-Dec-2016
Trendy tastefully decorated hotel in a great location within walking distance of Gamla Stan (old town), shops, restaurants and metro subway train station. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were stylish, clean and comfortable. We greatly appreciated the free upgrade to deluxe rooms and free breakfast. Thank you! Overall an excellent hotel.
5out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller fromnantes

Hotel sympa personnel tres sympa Et tes pro dans

Posted 27-Dec-2016
Notre séjour etait de 3 nuits Le concierge Seal s'était occupé de nos réservations à l'avance avec beaucoup de sérieux
5out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Posted 12-Dec-2016
Peaceful, relaxed stay and easy walking distance from central city and subway
4out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller fromUS

Great Location

Posted 29-Nov-2016
This hotel is located right in the middle of everything. It was clean, the staff was friendly and helpful and the breakfast was really good. Unfortunately for us, we got a room on the side of the street that had construction going on. Apparently the Danish workers start at 5 in the morning with dumping heavy concrete into dumpsters... extremely loud and horrible to sleep to. If we were there for more then one night we would differently ask to be moved to the other side of the hotel.
5out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Perfect fun experience

Posted 27-Nov-2016
A fun, comfy, well run hotel with smiling helpful staff
5out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller

Wonderful hotel, well located

Posted 20-Nov-2016
Pros: Having coffee and business facilities on the floor was very useful. Funky design, great breakfast.
Location: Just a short walk to the old city. Interesting walks and views close by.
Although relatively small the hotel room was very comfortable with all necessary services. Great shower, comfortable bed.
5out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller fromUS

Comfortable, well-managed hotel, perfect location

Posted 8-Nov-2016
Pros: Location, room comfort.
Cons: More hooks in the bathroom and a cord to hang laundry.
Location: Everything you would want to do in central Stockholm is within walking distance or a short T-bana trip.
Never having been to Stockholm, we chose the Rival based mainly on an old NY Times Travel section recommendation. We were not disappointed. The public areas are beautiful, the "superior" room large for a European hotel and quite comfortable. The bathroom was small but well-organized, and the shower was topnotch - roomy with a cascade shower head. Although there is a bar and nightclub on the first floor, we heard no noise in our third floor room. The hotel faces a lovely square, so even in front rooms, there is no traffic noise, an important consideration in a town with cobblestone streets. There are restaurants and cafes nearby neighborhood, so you don't have to have the expensive hotel breakfast buffet if you only want a coffee and croissant. The hotel is one block from the Mariatorget T-bana station and a ten-minute walk across a bridge to Old Town. If we have one complaint, it is the same complaint we have about almost all Northern Europe hotels: the bedding consists of a bottom sheet and a down comforter enclosed in another sheet. We had to remove the sheet and sleep under it to avoid sweating through the night. Hoteliers, please put a blanket in the room! The Rival was developed by Benny Anderssen of ABBA, so you'd better not be repelled by ABBA kitsch in your room.
5out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveller fromSydney, Australia

Best hotel, best staff, best food

Posted 5-Nov-2016
Pros: Everything was impeccable. Great location within walking distance to Galma Stan.
Wow. What a great experience this was. Staff are friendly, cocktails were fantastic. Both the cafe and the restaurant were busy all the time but the staff, especially in the restaurant were brilliant. Great breakfast array. Yum all around