Six of The Best Luxury Hotels in Stockholm

There are dozens of hotels in Stockholm to choose from, but these six have something extra special to offer, either in location, architecture, or amenities.


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Centrally Located First Hotel Reisen

Located on the island of Gamla Stan in the heart of the Old City, First Hotel Reisen is a four star luxury hotel close to the Royal Palace, the Nobel Museum, and Stockholm’s main shopping area. This grand hotel is situated right on the waterfront and dates back to 1760. It is decorated in a pleasing blend of contemporary designs and maritime features. Some of the rooms have balcony views of the Old City, which is beautifully lit up after dark. The hotel boasts a spa, restaurant, and one of the top three bars on Stockholm.

A Nautical Experience at the Victory Hotel

Owned by a passionate collector of maritime antiques, the Victory Hotel is a beautifully furnished boutique luxury hotel on Gamla Stan. Named after Nelson’s flagship, the Victory Hotel has a fine collection of maritime knick-knacks, ships’ figureheads, carved ivory scrimshaws, and other collectibles. Each room, or should I say “cabin,” is named after a naval captain and is decorated with a maritime-themed photographs, paintings, and antiques. For an authentic Swedish experience, try the sauna and cold water plunge pool.

Mix Old and New at the Hotel Skeppsholmen

Located on the tiny island of Skeppsholmen, Hotel Skeppsholmen is a modern design hotel in a centuries-old Royal Marine barracks building. Rooms feature furnishings and décor with simple urban lines. This luxury hotel is next door to the Swedish Museum of Modern Art and the Swedish Museum of Architecture, making it a good choice for anyone interested in art and design. As well as a restaurant, the hotel offers tennis courts, a jogging track, boating, fishing, and swimming in the sea.

A Golden Experience at the Nobis Hotel

The five star Nobis Hotel in Östermalm is in a 19th century building surrounded by gourmet restaurants, theaters, and nightclubs. This contemporary hotel has excellent facilities including a fitness center, sauna, concierge, and an Italian restaurant. The opulent Gold Bar is famous for its gold mirrors, 28-foot-high ceiling, and gold lighting. It’s THE place to be seen in Stockholm, sipping cocktails or a glass of golden champagne.

Superb Views from the Sheraton Stockholm Hotel

Soundproof rooms and waterfront views make the Sheraton Stockholm Hotel a popular choice for those wanting the assurance of a first class luxury hotel in Stockholm. Ideal for business or leisure guests, this five star hotel has a business center, fitness room, spa, and a restaurant with stunning 360 degree views of the city.

Belle Époque Grandeur at Berns Hotel

Berns Hotel Stockholm

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Overlooking the green space of Berzelii Park and the Chinese Theater, Berns Hotel is hard to outshine when it comes to its grand exterior which dates back to 1863. This luxury hotel is the choice of celebrity guests and dignitaries such as Bill Gates, Rihanna, and the Dalai Lama. Comfortably furnished guest rooms, crystal chandeliers in the restaurant, and one of the hottest nightclubs in the city, demonstrate that this hotel has something for everyone.

Which luxury hotel in Stockholm will you choose?


About gillianbirch

Greetings from your international roving reporter! Based in beautiful Cornwall UK, I am a freelance travel writer and published author of several travel books. As the wife of a Master Mariner, I have travelled extensively and lived in exotic locations all over the world including the Far East, Europe, Australia and the Republic of Panama. I would describe myself as having “endless itchy feet and an insatiable wanderlust”, as I continue to explore Europe, Florida and further afield, writing about my experiences with humour and attention to detail. BTW, I have a Diploma from the British College of Journalism and am a member of the International Travel Writers’ Alliance and the Gulf Coast Writers’ Association.
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