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The Red Boat

1,621 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
Bar and Beverages
"Cool bar area" "Bar is open"
"Nearby Gamla Stan" "Closest subway station"
City centre within easy reach, said 96%.
95% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Excellent staff" "Friendly helpful staff"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
91% said the reception staff was great.
"Fun experience" "Cozy lounge area"
94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
100% said it was a stylish hotel.
Beach sports facilities are great, according to 81%.
"Including eggs" "Great buffet breakfast"
69% said the breakfast was too expensive.
Value for money
"Cheap hostel" "Including eggs"
69% said the breakfast was too expensive.
86% were happy with the price.
"Bike rental station nearby" "Common room open 24/7"
68% thought the building was acceptable.
100% thought the architecture was beautiful.
"Paper thin walls" "Dirty sheets"
55% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
92% said rooms were small.
"Wi-Fi didn't work" "Missing internet connection"
57% said the wifi quality was bad.
60% thought it was adequately priced.
"Paper thin walls" "Dirty sheets"
55% didn't like the uncomfortable beds.
92% said rooms were small.

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Wifi quality could be improved
Great view
Friendly atmosphere
Beds need improvement
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