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Alexandria, Egypt
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Arrived after midnight a email contain all information , a good double room with bath just renovated . very good sleeping bed , breakfast highly recommended , coffee tea even pasta for free all time , 2 min from metro station- the center in walkable distance . I like it

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Chieri, Italy
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

I have been one night in this "hotel". The room is not too big, but there is nothing inside. Very basic, you should expect anything more. Even the bathroom and shower was less than minimalistic. No reception for any request or issue. During the night the ventilation was always on at maximum speed and no way to reduce it or...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed there for 2 nights. It was ok. Had some problems to find it - but it's actually perfect located near to the old town, the port, and also to a tube station (saw it later ;)). There are always pasta&coffee for free that's nice. My room was ok. Good people there also nice staff. One thing: Bet made always...

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Pirassununga, São Paulo, Brazil
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Stayed there twice in a month for a couple of days. Its a nice place to stay, not very big but big enough to have a nice staying. Shared rooms are fine, but I recommend single rooms because u will have your own bathroom. The best thing about this hostel its the free pasta and coffee they offer you everyday...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Good hostel. Has everything you need, very friendly people and is on a nice location close to one of the main roads and the centre. It has a small breakfast room and a nice little kitchen where you can make pasta for free which is quite nice. We enjoyed staying there for a couple nights.

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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

This hostel was not very social and although the rooms were large and comfy, nobody seemed to want to socialise. The lock on our door kept sticking, so that when our card swiped the door wouldn't open and someone in the room had to open it for you. Very annoying when you come in at 6am from a night out....

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I stayed one night, in a single room. It was perfect, it was small but really that did not bother me as for the price it was perfect, I would not recommend it if you were planning to spend a lot of time in your room. It was clean and had what I needed. Also in a good location, very...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We stayed in a twin room, which was clean and basic, but the beds were comfortable and the rooms were quiet - we slept amazingly! The bathrooms are very clean too, which makes a big difference. Great location as you can walk to all of the tourist attractions, and you're close to central station to access the airports too. Only...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Pros: Good location, nice neighbour. Bed linen are included, room very clean and nice. Kitchen small but still good. Free Coffe, Tea and Spaguetti. Good wifi in every floor. Cons: There is one of the 2 blonded-hair girls in the reception, The green-eyed one, she is not very friendly, I would say rude. She didn't explained me nothing, And gave...

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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 23 July 2015

This is a great option. The price includes the possibility to enjoy tea and coffee, as well as provided for the guests to cook pasta. There is fully equipped kitchen and large dining room, where to spend their free time. Good breakfast, which is offered at a relatively low price. Responsive staff. Lockers are extra and are available only to...

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Norrmalm
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street, Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and Åhléns City juxtaposed with Stockholm’s most modern shopping mall, Mood Stockholm. Visitors to this area get to experience the unique Swedish philosophy of protecting cultural heritage while also staying on top of fashion innovation and modern architecture.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern hostel in the Capital of Scandinavia for those who seek a good rate and a comfortable stay. Vi offer private rooms and dormitories. Vi also offer a dormitory for only women. We offer free Wi-Fi in all rooms and common areas. We have a common and a fully equipped kitchen and a friendly social room were you can cook, meet new people or prepare for your adventures in the city. All of us att Birka Hostel value the security and safety of our guests and as such all the common areas are protected by cameras and also all rooms and common areas are equipped with the latest sprinkler systems which are connected to Stockholms emergency services. Coffe, tea and pasta is always free and available in the kitchen Laundry service is offered at a fee. Breakfast is served daily for an additional fee. Monday - Friday 7:30 - 10:00 Saturday - Sunday 8:00 - 10:00 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birka Hostel

Address: 14-16 Luntmakargatan, Stockholm 111 37, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Norrmalm
Price Range: $31 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Birka Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 65
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“We were on the first floor where most of the rooms were double. At the end of the corridor it was all very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MikkP_12, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a middle bed. There are three per stack, the bottom one might as well be on the floor and the top is too high.”
 of 5 bubbles a_br0ad_abr0ad, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Our room on the ground floor was too warm, but difficult to open the windows as they opened on the street.”
 of 5 bubbles alex09876, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“ask for a room with a not broken door lock”
 of 5 bubbles 971agust_nc, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“City center”
 of 5 bubbles OlgaZaza, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
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