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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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

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    Contact and opening hours


    Långholmsmuren 20
    117 33 Stockholm

    Travel options
    By car: Drive over Långholmsbron. Turn left and follow the walls to the entrance to Kronohäktet. There are a few parking spaces inside the walls. Parking is free to hostel guests. Ask for a parking permit at the hotel or conference receptions or in the inn and follow the parking instructions.
    Subway: From T-Centralen (central station):
    Take the red line south towards Norsborg or Fruängen.
    Disembark at Hornstull and take the exit signposted Långholmsgatan.
    Walk along Långholmsgatan towards Västerbron, before reaching the bridge turn left along Högalidsgatan and then take the first road to the right over Långholmsbron.
    Journey time by subway: ca. 8 minutes
    Walking time from subway station: ca. 10 minutes
    By bus: From the university:
    Take bus 40 via Odenplan - Scheelegatan - Fridhemsplan - Hornstull.
    Disembark at the stop called Bergsundsgatan.

    From Radiohuset:
    Take bus 4 via Karlaplan - Odenplan - S:t Eriksplan - Fridhemsplan.
    Disembark at the stop called Högalidsgatan.

    From Gullmarsplan:
    Take bus 4 via Skanstull - Södra station.
    Disembark at the stop called Högalidsgatan.
    Travel information: 00 46 8 600 10 00 www.sl.se


    N59.321345551125°, E18.025217056274°


    +46 87208500 vandrarhem@langholmen.com

    Check-in and check-out times:

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

    Number of rooms


    Number of beds

    100 >

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      Sustainability pledge

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      Swan label

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

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