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STF Gällnö Hostel

Idyllic stay on a island free of cars a short boat ride from Stockholm

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Flexible booking conditions

About the accommodation

Gällnö is located in the central archipelago, just 90 minutes by boat from central Stockholm. It is, even so, far from the stress of city life. There are no cars on the gravel roads, and the flat slabs for swimming are warm. We have cosy cabins waiting for you close to great places for swimming, a guest harbour and store.
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Here at Gällnö life can be descibed as one of peace and tranquility. The island is genuine with large, open pastures and grazing animals. The lush meadows and pastures mixed with forest and dotted with rocks and beaches.
Gällnö is for those who want to experience how the archipelago was once, with well-preserved buildings and open spaces.There is one functioning farm whose cows graze over nearly the entire island. Only about 30 people live year-round on Gällnö.
We hope that you will enjoy your stay with us!

Our service

  • Restaurant

    Restaurant available. Opening hours may vary depending on season.

  • Guest kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. The kitchen is shared with other guests.

  • Shop

    Food and equipment for outdoor activities are sold in the shop. The range of goods differs from facility to facility.

  • Pets allowed

    Some rooms are available in which pets may accompany guests.

  • Sauna

    A sauna is available.

  • Family room

    Room with at least 4 beds within the same room.

  • Café

    A basic café service is available

  • Bicycle rental

    Cycles are available for hire.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast is included in the room price/rate or can be purchased for an additional fee. Opening hours/selection may vary depending on season.

  • <1 km to bathing site

    Less than 1 kilometer to bathing site.

  • Book your own house

    It is possible to book the entire accommodation.

  • Groups

    Group booking is available for a minimum of 10 people.

  • Conference

    Meeting-/conference rooms are available upon request.

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    Contact and opening hours


    130 33 Gällnöby

    Travel options
    The easiest way to come to Gällnö is to take Waxholmsbolagets boats that depart daily from Strömkajen in Stockholm or the Cinderella boats that depart from Strandvägen at the Grand Hotel.
    You can also get here by publictransport or by private car to Boda brygga in Värmdölandet where Waxholmsbolagets boats also depart from. Once at the steamboatdock on Gällnö expect a 15 minute beautiful walk to Gällnö By farthest into Hemfladen.
    If you come with your own boat, we have two guest docks that are available for the shop, café and bar’s customers. The depth is 180-200 cm, so small boats can enter. We hope you understand that we have limited moorings, if there is space available then it is possible to moor overnight for a fee. Please call before to ensure that we can accomodate you.


    N59.398792°, E18.644271°


    +46 857166117 vandrarhem@gallno.se

    Check-in and check-out times:

    Check in (from): 15:00
    Check out (to): 11:00

    Opening hours

    16 May – 30 September
    16 May – 30 September

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      Sustainability pledge

      The accommodation has taken the STF Sustainability pledge on working sustainably in their daily operations and involve you as a guest.

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