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The Red Boat, Stockholm

2-star2 stars
Soeder Maelarstrands Kajplatser 10, Stockholm, 11820, Sweden

Waterfront houseboat with restaurant, near Stockholm Palace
  • Free WiFi in lobby
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Great location
Beautiful beach
Tasty breakfast
Regular internet service
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The Red Boat, Stockholm

from $53
  • Economy Triple Room, Shared Bathroom (Cabin on Boat)
  • Basic Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Shared Bathroom (Cabin on boat )
  • Economy Double Room, Shared Bathroom (Cabin on Boat)
  • Standard Double Room, Private Bathroom, Sea View (Cabin on boat )
  • Basic Single Room, Shared Bathroom (Cabin on boat)
  • Superior Twin Room, Private Bathroom, Sea View (Admiral's Cabin)

What’s around The Red Boat, Stockholm


  • In Sodermalm
  • Vasa Museum - 44 min walk
  • Stockholm Palace - 15 min walk
  • Royal Swedish Opera - 22 min walk
  • Stockholm City Hall - 23 min walk
  • Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre - 27 min walk
  • Tivoli Grona Lund - 41 min walk
  • Stockholm City Museum - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Stockholm (BMA-Bromma) - 16 min drive
  • Stockholm (ARN-Arlanda) - 38 min drive
  • Stockholm Södra Station - 17 min walk
  • Stockholm City Station - 23 min walk
  • Stockholm Central Station - 27 min walk
  • Gamla stan T-Bana - 8 min walk
  • Slussen T-Bana - 11 min walk
  • Zinkensdamm T-Bana - 13 min walk

About The Red Boat, Stockholm

Hotel and hostel on 2 ships, 10 minutes from Gamla Stan

Set in Södermalm

The Red Boat hotel and hostel is moored in Södermalm, a hip neighborhood with lots of quirky shops, cafés, and nightlife. It's 10 minutes' walk to the nearest T-bana stop, Slussen, which is 2 stops from the city center, Central Station, and Arlanda Express trains to the airport.

20 minutes to Fjällgatan

Cliff-top Fjällgatan, 20 minutes' walk, has great city views and 18th-century wooden houses, as well as good coffee at Kaffestuga. The narrow streets of Gamla Stan invite you to explore, or you can drop into the Royal Palace, open to the public and home to 5 museums.

Ship-shape breakfast

The free buffet breakfast, served among the nautical paraphernalia of the dining room, is the perfect way to get your day underway - there's free WiFi here to help you plan your day. Kicking back in a deckchair on the bow is a great way to take in the water views.

Hotel and hostel cabins

The nautical-themed cabins come in 2 categories - compact hostel rooms and dorms for up to 10 on the "Mälaren" and roomier hotel quarters on the "Ran af Stockholm." Hotel rooms have private bathrooms and TVs, while the shared bathrooms are in the corridor close to the dorms.

At a glance

Key facts


  • 36 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Special features


Onsite venue - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Scandinavian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Red Boat, Stockholm’s small print

Also known as

  • Red Boat House Boat Stockholm
  • Red Boat Stockholm
  • Den Roda Baten Red Boat
  • The Red Boat Hotel And Hostel
  • The Red Boat Hotel Stockholm
  • Red Boat Houseboat Stockholm


Please be advised that this property is a boat and not a standard hotel.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Cash deposit: SEK 100.00 per stay

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of SEK 80 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 417 reviews

The Red Boat, Stockholm
Nice place for the price, worth it
Nice experience with the life on the boat. Quiet, comfortable bed, may need update/improvement maintenance but we had a great time for the price paid. Plan on having towels with you or you will have to rent one on the boat to shower 20 sek per towel. A hostel room but not a hostel life, no kitchen, no fridge etc Tips: when arriving in central station and don’t wont to walk pretty long, don’t catch the bus or metro by a sl ticket and use the ferry it is a short walk from central and will get you right next to the boat. From 7am till 7pm only though. From airport Arlanda get the bus Flygbussarna ticket from your phone Sek 99 or at the machine 119 and most of the time American credit card doesn’t work at the machine.
Noelle, usFamily trip
The Red Boat, Stockholm
Too tight
The room had bunk beds and I had recently injured my back and my wife could not climb into it so we had to sleep in the lower bunk which was very small. The staff was great and the location was very convenient.
Donald, us1 night romance trip
The Red Boat, Stockholm
Spend the money on a nicer place, the description of this place is not accurate at all.
Matthew, us1 night romance trip
The Red Boat, Stockholm
Very Good8.0
Quiet and close to everything
I wanted a inexpensive stay while traveling through Stockholm in April and booked a single. I got a room (#18) on the first deck at the bow on the white boat behind the Red Boat. When I showed up to the hostel, the rooms weren't open to check into yet so I waited in the lobby/eating area, using the wifi available. My room wasn't large and the bed was a bit harder than I would care for. If the sleeping mat were thicker, it would be a lot more comfortable but I was so tired at the end of every day that it was fine. My only problem with the bed was I'm too tall at 6'2" to fully extend my legs while sleeping. The communal showers were fine and I never had to wait to use them. Water pressure was good and the water heated quickly. The toilets were very cramped but I never had to wait to use them either. There was a separate woman only toilet/shower room. I ate dinner one night (spaghetti bolognese) in the Red Boat and it was decent. Not horrible but not great. The price was right for it. The baggage storage room is outside on the sidewalk. You need to get the key from the front desk. I put my bag in the room after checking out to go to church on Easter morning. I felt that my things were adequately protected. If I were traveling through Stockholm again and needed a quiet and cheap place to stay close to the center of town, I'd definitely highly consider the Red Boat again.
Peter, us2 night trip
The Red Boat, Stockholm
Very Good8.0
Perfect location.
Can't beat the price for this perfectly located hostel.
Taylor, us1 night family trip

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The Red Boat, Stockholm

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