STF Vandrarhem af Chapman & Skeppsholmen

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Average rate: $38 - Hotel class: 1 star
Flaggmansvägen 8, Stockholm, Sweden

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STF Vandrarhem af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Stockholm Reviews

Vikram Vikram
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An extremely safe and well thought of hostel...plus you sleep on a ship! Oct 22, 2017
af Chapman is YHA's Stockholm offering. The premises consists of 2 parts: an 1800s main building where the reception, self help facilities, restaurant/bar and the group rooms are based. And then, the best part - right across is the ship, the af Chapman where you have the shared dorms.

The hostel is simply brilliant.

For one thing, it's knowing you're sleeping on a boat, with views from each window of the magnificent palace and Gamla Stan. The rooms are well furnished, ample lights and charging slots, plentiful bathrooms and toilets, and overall warm despite being on the river. Best is, wireless works fairly well in the rooms.

There's a buffet breakfast provided with the classic Swedish dishes. You also have a self help kitchen and dining area (which tbh, was a bit "hidden") with great views of the river

The staff is unbelievably friendly. And well versed as well, such a break from the other hostels these days which are manned by "pay for your stay" folks who are usually clueless when asked for sightseeing tips and such.

The two biggest bonuses = location for one. Right, as in literally right next to the bus stop with constant (15 min) connections to the main terminus. And a short walk away, one can catch a ferry to the other attractions in town - the ABBA museum, Vasa museum, etc. And the next is safety and security. Everything, including the ship is gated. There's a gated door that leads to the jetty. And the ship is secure as well.

All in all, this was one helluva experience. Not just because the stay was comfy, but it felt so good to be able to wake up (on a ship), and stare into the Gamla Stan (from my room) every morning. Highly highly recommend!
The ship, with great views of the …
the ship
Oh yes, the ship (again!)
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Good to hear it was brilliant!
Posted on: Dec 12, 2017
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karolinakulesz karolina…
1 reviews
Average hostel, but a must-visit tourist attraction Jul 21, 2012
I stayed at Af Chapman two nights. As a hotel, Af Chapman is of average quality. Cabinets in dorms aren't very safe, even if you buy a padlock at the reception desk you can still open it with one strong pull. Safe lockers are near the reception desk, but you have to pay for them 10 SEK each time you use them.

As a tourist attraction, on the other hand, Af Chapman is a must-stay. It is nicely located and in the evening Gamla stan( and the ship itself) looks spectacular.
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STF Vandrarhem af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Overview

The Stf Af Chapman Hotel is located in Stockholm making it one of the best hotels to stay at while in town. All hotel's guestrooms have all the conveniences expected in a hotel in its class to suit guests' utmost comforts. Each of the hotel's guestrooms offers non smoking rooms, daily newspaper, desk, bathtub, shower, balcony/terrace. This Stockholm accommodation contains all of the facilities and conveniences you would expect from a hotel in its class. These top-class facilities are complemented to excellent services to meet the needs of visitors to Stockholm. To book a room at the Stf Af Chapman Hotel, please select your dates of travel and complete fill out our secure online booking form.

STF Vandrarhem af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Currency Exchange
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Billiards
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Facsimile
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • Cots
  • Packed Lunches
  • Luggage Storage
  • Allergy-Free Room Available
  • Family Room

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