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Gamla StanStockholm

Explore romantic Gamla Stan: its museums, history, cafés, and more!

Explore the historic area of Gamla Stan—museums, shopping, and popular sights like Stockholm Palace.

Top Hotels in Gamla Stan

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Scandic Gamla Stan
Scandic Gamla Stan
4 out of 5
Lilla Nygatan 25, Stockholm
The price is ¥11,759 per night

Located in Gamla Stan, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from National Museum and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Vasa Museum. Stockholm International Fairs and Congress Centre ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,380 reviews)

"Location was just minutes from the train station, although it was slightly challenging to pull luggage along the cobblestone streets. Breakfast was very nice! Reception was helpful in booking a taxi to the airport."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Scandic Gamla Stan
First Hotel Reisen
First Hotel Reisen
4 out of 5
Skeppsbron 12, Stockholm
The price is ¥12,573 per night

Located in Gamla Stan, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nobel Museum and National Museum. Vasa Museum and Stockholm International Fairs and Congress ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (135 reviews)

"No problems at all with this location, food was great, staff were great."…"

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

First Hotel Reisen
Castle House Inn
Castle House Inn
2.5 out of 5
Brunnsgränd 4, Stockholm
The price is ¥5,785 per night

Located in Gamla Stan, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Nobel Museum, Vasa Museum, and ABBA The Museum. Tivoli Grona Lund and Ericsson Globe are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,343 reviews)
Fantastic location and great price

"INCREDIBLE location in beautiful oldtown Gamla Stan. Easy check-in process and was able to leave luggage before check-in and after check-out. Shared bathrooms are perfectly clean, although no toiletries are provided in either the room or the bathroom."…"

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Castle House Inn
Mälardrottningen Hotel
Mälardrottningen Hotel
3 out of 5
Riddarholmskajen, Stockholm

Located in Gamla Stan, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Riddarholmen Church and Stockholm Palace. Royal Swedish Opera and Stockholm City Hall are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (1,910 reviews)

"It was a novelty to stay on a ship. The location next to Gamla Stan and walking distance to Stockholm Central railway station. Excellent breakfast, friendly helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Mälardrottningen Hotel
Victory Hotel
Victory Hotel
4 out of 5
Lilla Nygatan 5, Stockholm
The price is ¥18,277 per night

Located in Gamla Stan, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Stortorget and Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre. Vasa Museum and Tivoli Grona Lund are ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (1,626 reviews)

"A lovely stay here, with a BIG, WARM welcome from receptionists, who befriended me during my stay. Location ideal for all areas of Stockholm, local "old town" has lots to offer too. Highly recommended for area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Victory Hotel
Hotell Den Gyllene Geten
Hotell Den Gyllene Geten
2.5 out of 5
Trångsund 12, Stockholm

Located in Gamla Stan, this hotel is steps from Stortorget, Stockholm Cathedral, and Stockholm Palace. Langholmen and Tivoli Grona Lund are also within 2 mi ...

3.8/5Good! (561 reviews)

"Hotel was a little dated, but made up for it in cleanliness, location, and hospitality!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2019

Hotell Den Gyllene Geten

Popular places to visit in Gamla Stan

Stockholm Palace
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Stockholm Palace

4.5/5(395 reviews)

Explore banquet halls and reception rooms, find 18th-century art and watch the changing of the guard at the official residence of Sweden’s royal family.

Nobel Museum
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Nobel Museum

4.5/5(32 reviews)

Visit a museum dedicated to the Nobel Prize. Learn about the life of the prize’s pioneer, the winners and their creativity.

Stockholm Cathedral
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Stockholm Cathedral

4/5(3 reviews)

See the oldest known image of Stockholm, find interesting sculptures and attend live music events at this historic cathedral.

Museum of Medieval Stockholm
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Museum of Medieval Stockholm

4.5/5(38 reviews)

You can browse the exhibits at Museum of Medieval Stockholm, a museum with a storied past, during your travels to Central Stockholm. Discover the area's shops, or seek out its local tours.

Stortorget
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Stortorget

This colorful square marking the center of the city has been an important meeting place for centuries.

House of Nobility
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House of Nobility

Learn about the local history of Central Stockholm with a stop at House of Nobility. Experience the area's fascinating museums and acclaimed art scene.

Top things to do in Gamla Stan

Red Sightseeing Stockholm Hop-On Hop-Off Boat
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Red Sightseeing Stockholm Hop-On Hop-Off Boat

¥2,896
Per adult
Red Sightseeing Stockholm Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Boat Option
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Red Sightseeing Stockholm Hop-On Hop-Off Bus & Boat Option

¥3,720
Per adult
Discover Stockholm in 60 minutes with a Local
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Discover Stockholm in 60 minutes with a Local

¥5,515
Per adult
Stockholm Walking Tour Old Town
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Stockholm Walking Tour Old Town

¥7,409
Per adult
Stockholm Private Segway Tour
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Stockholm Private Segway Tour

¥45,473
Per adult
Stockholm’s Old Town & Vasa Museum Private Walking Tour
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Stockholm’s Old Town & Vasa Museum Private Walking Tour

80% of travellers recommend
¥38,144
Per adult

Other neighborhoods in Stockholm

Norrmalm which includes a bridge, landscape views and a city

Norrmalm

4.5/5Wonderful!(758 area reviews)

Enjoy the popular shops in Norrmalm. Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre is a worthwhile stop, and you can jump on the metro at Hotorget T-Bana or Sergels Torg Tram Stop to see more of Central Stockholm.

Norrmalm
Sodermalm which includes a river or creek and a city

Sodermalm

4.5/5Wonderful!(132 area reviews)

Consider a visit to Maria Square and take some time to enjoy the abundant dining options during your time in Sodermalm. If you want to see more of the city, jump on the metro at Mariatorget T-Bana or Medborgarplatsen T-Bana.

Sodermalm
Sodermalm

Maria

While you're in Maria, take in top sights like Maria Square or Tantolunden Park, and hop on the metro to see more the city at Mariatorget T-Bana or Zinkensdamm T-Bana.

Maria
Vitabergsparken Park featuring a house and heritage elements

SoFo

Take time in SoFo to visit attractions like Vitabergsparken Park and MLG gallery. You might also appreciate the abundant dining options, and you can hop on the metro at Medborgarplatsen T-Bana to see more of the city.

SoFo
Ostermalm which includes a bay or harbor, a sunset and a city

Ostermalm

5/5Exceptional!(123 area reviews)

Consider exploring the abundant dining options in Ostermalm. If sightseeing is on the list, Stureplan is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Karlaplan T-Bana or Stadium T-Bana to see more of the area.

Ostermalm
Fotografiska featuring signage

Katarina-Sofia

If you're spending time in Katarina-Sofia, check out sights like Vitabergsparken Park or The Swedish Museum of Photography and hop on the metro to see more the city at Medborgarplatsen T-Bana or Skanstull T-Bana.

Katarina-Sofia