STF Långholmen Hostel Stockholm

Sleep in a prison cell near the pulse of the city

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About the accommodation

Accommodation behind bars! Welcome to an unusual and comfortable hostel in the old prison from 1840. Just over the bridge from lively Södermalm you find the calm of Långholmen, with its old prison by the waterside. The cells have been converted into comfortable rooms with two or four beds.
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The Långholmen hostel in Stockholm is really captivating. The verdant island of Långholmen lies just north of Södermalm in Stockholm.
Here you sleep in the original prison cells, tastefully renovated to double and four-bedded rooms. The rooms are comfortable and functionally furnished. Some are available for an extra charge en suite, with telephone, radio and cable TV. We offer free wireless internet in all cells. The rooms also have good safety deposit boxes where you can charge telephones and computers.
Our reception and cafeteria are always open.
Other services: Laundry room, self catering (not for groups), breakfast extra charge, café, restaurant, beach & swimming, jogging track, Prison Museum.
To see and do
Långholmen is close to the great range of activities on Södermalm: amazing restaurants, trendy shopping, stimulating culture and lots more.

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.

  • WIFI

    WiFi is available in common areas and/or in bedrooms.

  • 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.

  • Family room

    Room with at least 4 beds within the same room.

  • Café

    A basic café service is available

  • Bike storage

    Bike storage available.

  • Bicycle rental

    Cycles are available for hire.

  • Parking

    Car parking is available next to the property, a fee may apply.

  • <1 km to train station/bus stop

    Closer than 1 km to train station/bus stop.

  • <1 km to bathing site

    Less than 1 kilometer to bathing site.

  • Groups

    Group booking is available for a minimum of 10 people.

  • Conference

    Meeting-/conference rooms are available upon request.

Group enquiry

Are you more than 10 people planning a conference, family reunion, school trip or perhaps a training camp for the sports team? Complete the form and your request will be sent to your selected accommodation, which will get back to you with a quotation to suit your group!


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    Contact and opening hours


    Långholmsmuren 20
    117 33 Stockholm

    Travel options
    By bus & subway
    From T-centralen, take the subway, the red line 14 towards Liljeholmen. Get off at Hornstull. From Hornstull, it is about an 11-minute walk to Långholmen's hotel.

    By car
    The E4 from the north, take the exit at Hornsberg. Follow the signs for Södermalm, take the first right after Västerbron (Högalidsgatan). Then take the first right again.
    The E4 from the south, take the exit at Södermalm. Drive over Liljeholmsbron towards Hornstull, continue on Långholmsgatan, turn right before Västerbron. Then take the first left and the first left again. Drive over the Långholm Bridge. Turn left and follow the wall towards the Kronohäktet entrance. A number of parking spaces are available within the facility's walls.


    N59.321345551125°, E18.025217056274°


    +46 87208500

    Check-in and check-out times:

    Check in (from): 15:00
    Check out (to): 10:00

    Opening hours

    1 January – 31 December

    Number of rooms


    Number of beds

    100 >

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    • Sustainability pledge

      Sustainability pledge

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

    • Swan label

      Swan label

      The accommodation is working actively to minimize its environmental impact and fulfills strict environmental requirements.


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