Popular DJs spin in the Story Bar on weekends, and musicians perform live on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Killer cinnamon rolls in the (free) buffet breakfast at Story Kitchen
Limited edition prints throughout the hotel are carefully curated by Wonderwall art dealer
What To Know
There are 12 different room types ranging from the tiny Super Squeeze to the expansive Attic
First-floor rooms (called “Music”) get their fair share of noise from the Bar
You check in and out online; there’s no real front desk, but Macs in the lobby facilitate the process
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Artsy décor and a hopping bar draw locals as well as independent travelers to this hip city-center hotel
The décor of the 83 rooms in this 1938 building is inspired by “urban New York restaurants and bohemian Paris hotels” according to the hotel, but the vibe is totally Stockholm, from the bands and DJs who keep the Story Bar full of hip locals to the regionally sourced Swedish cuisine in the Story Kitchen down to the toiletries in the bathrooms from cult favorite FACE Stockholm. Staying here feels like crashing in your cool Swedish friend’s apartment—if he or she happened to live in one of Stockholm’s ritziest neighborhoods, and had a full-service restaurant, bar and backyard patio in at pad.
In the Area
Locals flock to Stureplan for two of Stockholm’s greatest pleasures: the shopping (Swedish staples Acne, J Lindeberg and Filippa K are all a stone’s throw away) and the food (people rave about Strandvagen 1 and lisapatorget, as well as the traditional Saluhall food hall). But tourists appreciate that it’s also conveniently located to stroll to the Old Town, or take a fifteen-minute walk along the river to Djurgarden and its museums. And if you’re more interested in music than meals, you don’t even have to leave the hotel, just wander down to the bar where DJs spin until the wee hours on weekends.