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Rival Hotel

2,498 reviews
+46 8 545 789 24

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Bar or Lounge

Experience Swedish Culture at Hotel Rival

What Does a Hotel Rival Room Include?

With original 1930s architecture and design, your room at Hotel Rival isn’t one of the traditional Stockholm hotels. Featuring blackout drapes, a soft bed with Egyptian-cotton sheets, and a choice pillow from the pillow menu, you’re almost guaranteed a great night’s sleep. Each room boasts a Smart TV, a Blu-ray player, and a library of CDs and movies to keep your downtime entertaining.

What Amenities/Features are Available?

The 24-hour multilingual staff strive to meet your every need including concierge services, business center services, and limo rental. The hotel’s bar, bistro, and café offer a range of culinary delights including Swedish fika, Toast Skagen, and Beef Rydberg. The theater hosts a range of live performances including dance, theater, and concerts. Each Friday and Saturday, local DJs turn up the beat for hotel guests and local patrons.

What are the Room Rates at Hotel Rival?

Double or twin rooms that sleep two range from $210 to $250 per night. For a spectacular view of the surrounding city, a deluxe double room with a balcony starts at $295 per night.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

Just across the canal lies Old Town Stockholm where slim alleyways and cobblestone streets lead you to quaint shops, tasty treats, and landmarks like The Royal Palace, The Royal Church, The Royal Armory, and the Swedish History Museum. See the most popular sights of the Stromma Royal Canal on a guided bicycle or walking tour.

What’s the Bottom Line?

To experience genuine Swedish culture through gastronomy, arts, and nightlife, there’s no better choice than Hotel Rival.

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Mariatorget 3
Stockholm, 11891
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User Highlights
"Fabulous neighbourhood" "Brilliant position"
Near to public transport, according to 99%.
95% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Wonderful buffet breakfast" "Wonderful time Breakfast"
92% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Welcoming for hotel guests" "Stylish fittings"
95% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
99% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Attentive staff" "Excellent staff"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
92% said the reception staff was great.
"Clean rooms" "Cleanliness best"
93% said rooms were clean.
95% thought it was clean.
"Brilliant communal areas" "Private patio"
87% thought the building was wonderful.
100% thought the architecture was beautiful.
"Varied buffet" "Great fries"
78% loved the menu selection.
Yummy desserts, said 88%.
Bar and Beverages
"Nice cocktails" "Nice evening bar"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 80%.
Lovely bar service, according to 78%.
"Excellent hot water" "Awesome rain showers"
91% said the beds were comfortable.
58% said rooms were small.
"Plenty of USB" "Computers available"
57% said the wifi quality was bad.
100% thought it was a great value.
"Luxurious linens" "Spacious rooms"
91% said the beds were comfortable.
58% said rooms were small.
Wellness Area
60% didn't like the fitness area.

Good to know...

Friendly service
Friendly atmosphere
Very quiet
Comfortable beds
Expert Reviews
Time Out
Owned by Benny from Abba, the Rival was created by combining the best parts of the 1930s hotel that once stood here with high-tech comforts.
All is properly Swedish-modern, with pine-green, raspberry, or oatmeal floor-length velvet drapes, wood floors with thick rugs, pale birch, and the odd piece by Scand stars.
The Telegraph
A refreshing burst of vivid colour: this former classic theatre turned avant-garde boutique hotel was the first of its kind in Stockholm. With strong ties to Sweden’s cinematic past and...
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Free Breakfast
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Parking Fee: SEK 495 per night
  • Late Check-out Fee: SEK 750 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: SEK 500 per night
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible