Hotels in Stockholm
Entrepreneur Oscar Diös is redefining the term airport hotel with this hotel housed in a revamped 747-200 parked at the entrance to Arlanda International Airport.
The high-tech hotel incorporates efficiency in its design: the futuristic lobby lounge (white walls; podlike tables and chairs) is heated with renewable energy, and some bedrooms have colorful mood lighting by way of energy-saving bulbs.
Housed in a former tobacco and clothing factory in the hip island neighborhood of Södermalm, this small and peaceful hotel offers a complimentary breakfast of homemade yogurt and knäckerbröd (crispy bread).
The Icebar Nordic Sea Hotel is centrally located; it's within walking distance to the Arlanda Express train and Central Station and a short drive to the airport.
The Scandic Anglais hotel is centrally located beside the Humlegården park, just a five-minute walk from Stureplan. The lobby is almost entirely white, with clean-lined sofas and a handful of contemporary art installations. Similarly styled, the 230 guest rooms are designed in a black and white p
C/O Stockholm, located in the historic neighborhood of Sodermalm, is a booking agency for apartments, hotels, and bed and breakfasts.
Despite a color palette seemingly inspired by the Nordic winter (slate gray; stark white; deep brown), the latest hotel in Stockholm’s central square is far from icy.
Historic hotel popular with celebrities (Greta Garbo, Justin Timberlake), opposite the Royal Palace and overlooking the harbor.
The country behind Ikea brings a similarly streamlined aesthetic to the affordable hotel chain Clarion. Designed by Gert Wingårdh, this outpost has an exterior that features noiseproof granite facing the railroad and sheer glass fronting lovely Norra Bantorget park.
Overlooking the Nacka Strand channel, Hotel J is reminiscent of a Newport hotel and yacht club with a nautical theme that fills the 158 rooms. Each has white panelling, blue-and-white striped and starred fabrics, red accents, and blond wood.
Adjoining the Mariatorget Square, Hotel Rival is designed as a 1930s Art Deco cinema. The 700 seat theater hosts fashion shows, concerts, and film screeings; recent concerts include Elvis Costello and Henry Rollins.
Housed in an 1898 red-brick townhouse on a quiet residential street in Vasastaden, Hotel Hellsten offers 78 individually decorated rooms with walls of rich dark colors like burgundy, plum, or scarlet, canopy beds, ceramic stoves, and bathrooms with slate from Karystos.
The Hotel Diplomat is located on the grand boulevard Strandvagen, overlooking the cityscape and the harbor.
The Loka Brunn hotel is located in a restorative landscape of forest, lakes, and purported healing waters.
Imagine if Brooks Brothers decided to open a stylish, hip new hotel for young execs. It hasn’t. But that’s where Hotel Lydmar enters, stage right. The boutique hotel (opened October 2008) near the National Museum projects coolness without all the nightclub hoopla and black T-shirts.