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The Red Boat

1,819 reviews

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Bar or Lounge

Stay on the Water and Save Money at The Red Boat

What Do the Rooms Include?

The Red Boat offers both hotel and hostel accommodations. Hotel rooms feature a private bathroom, a television, Wi-Fi, and complimentary breakfast. In the hostel, guests can choose from single rooms and two-, three- or four-bed cabins. Shared bathroom facilities, a common room with a TV, and free Wi-Fi in common areas are available for hostel guests.

What Amenities Does The Red Boat Offer?

This hotel is actually located aboard two large houseboats in Stockholm’s picturesque harbor. Guests can grab food and drinks on board at The Red Boat’s restaurant and bar, and complimentary newspapers are available in the lobby, where the desk is open 24 hours. An outdoor terrace offers a distinctive harbor view of Stockholm’s city center.

What Are the Room Rates at The Red Boat?

For the hotel, guests at The Red Boat can expect to pay around $100 per night. The hostel is more affordable, with nightly rates starting at about $50.

What Activities Are Popular Near The Red Boat?

The Red Boat is located in Sodermalm, which is often cited as one of the hippest areas in the city. Home to a number of funky bars and vintage shops, this district is also conveniently situated near many of the city’s biggest cultural attractions. The Stockholm Royal Palace, Royal Swedish Opera, and Stockholm City Museum are all located within a mile of The Red Boat.

What’s the Bottom Line?

The Red Boat is one of the cheapest hotels in Stockholm, especially for the hostel cabins. Though the rooms and amenities are simple, this hotel boasts comfortable lodging in unique, conveniently located houseboats.

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Soeder Maelarstrands Kajplatser 10
Stockholm, 11820
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User Highlights
Beach sports facilities are great, according to 100%.
"Close to Gamla Stan" "Close to old city centre"
City centre within easy reach, said 94%.
98% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Bar and Beverages
"Lovely bar area" "Bar is open"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 86%.
"Excellent staff" "Staff were friendly and helpful"
92% found the staff to be very friendly.
92% said the reception staff was great.
"Beautiful bread" "Fresh fruits"
Side dishes were satisfying, according to only 69%.
77% loved the menu selection.
"A lot of charm" "Cozy lounge area"
93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
76% criticized the unstylish hotel.
"Great buffet breakfast" "Great breakfast"
60% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Value for money
"Cheap hostel" "Steep staircase"
60% said the breakfast was too expensive.
The price was ok for 60%.
"Toilet room is tiny" "Paper thin walls"
65% complained about the bathroom.
57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
"Toilet room is tiny" "Paper thin walls"
57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
92% said rooms were small.
"No internet in the rooms" "No internet connection in the room"
76% said the wifi quality was bad.

Good to know...

Near city centre
Wifi quality could be improved
Friendly atmosphere
Great view
Expert Reviews
DK Eyewitness
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Rough Guide
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Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 10:00am
# of Rooms
  • Breakfast Fee: SEK 80 per person (approximately)