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Cheap hotels in Gamla Stan, Stockholm

Dating back to the 13th century, Gamla Stan is the original Stockholm. Grand baroque architecture, winding cobblestone streets, a former royal residence, a cathedral, and some tremendous waterfront views make this small area a don't-miss sightseeing zone.

It's also fairly convenient, as Gamla Stan bridges bustling Norrmalm to the north and hip Södermalm south. Staying in perfectly preserved Gamla Stan isn't easy. There are a limited number of hotels, which are either very upscale or backpacker-oriented.

The bulk of Gamla Stan is on the island Stadsholmen, Riddarholmen, the tiny island just to the west, is usually seen as part of Gamla Stan.

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Malardrottningen Hotel, Stockholm

Address Riddarholmen (Gamla Stan)

The Mälardrottningen, a white-and-blue boat-hotel with 60 cozy, tasteful cabins, is permanently docked on the southwestern side of Riddarholmen, a little island in Gamla Stan that's covered in historic buildings.

7.6 Guest Rating



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2Kronor Hostel Gamla Stan, Stockholm

Address Skeppsbron 40, (Gamla Stan)

2Kronor Hostel is located on the edge of Old Town looking out over the water.

7.8 Guest Rating



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af Chapman/ Skeppsholmen, Stockholm

Address Flaggmansvägen 8 (Gamla Stan)

The af Chapman boat hostel, centrally located near Stockholm's Old Town, is run by the owners of the Skeppsholmen hostel, located just in front of the Chapman.

8.3 Guest Rating



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Archipelago Hostel Old Town, Stockholm

Address Stora Nygatan 38 (Gamla Stan)

The Archipelago Hostel is a budget-friendly pick in Gamla Stan, Stockholm's Old Town.

8.0 Guest Rating



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