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STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We booked this hostel for a night, really just wanting to stay on the Af Chapman itself, but the rooms on the ship are on a first come, first served basis, which means we ended up in the main building (which used to be a Navy Training Barracks, so still kinda cool). Clean, but basic, not the best hostel we've...

1Thank Kat D
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Different and comfortable experience. The location is perfect to getting around interest spots. The beds are comfortable and clean, nice bathrooms and clean sheets and towel included. The people at the reception were really nice and helpful.

Thank Julieta A
Tubingen, Germany
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

STF Chapman is located really close to the city center - from the boat deck you can actually look at the Castle. I loved my stay there in a 4 persons mixed cabin, the feeling on that boat is an absolute georgous experience. I never slept on a boat before and I totally recommend it to everyone at least for...

Thank Lisa K
New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Only stayed here one night, but I would definitely recommend it for the experience of sleeping on a beautiful boat. Another plus is that it's very easy to find! You can spot it from super far away. The service was nice, they arranged a cab to come pick us up at 3 or 4 am and gave us recommendations for...

Thank Nina A
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I heard about the ship a year ago while travelling in Guatemala and decided i'll sleep there while visiting Sweden next year. It was great. I took the dorm on the boat itself. the guests we'r great. and I also enjoyed their breakfasts.

Thank Dafna T
McLeans Ridges, NSW, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The first 2 nights on the boat were not so good. Room 8 was very small and cramped. What was more annoying was the noise. Our room was in the middle of the boat. There were showers directly beside our room, and toilet blocks and more showers nearby, which resulted in lots of traffic during the night. The timber floors...

2Thank Linda G
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Stayed on the ship in a private room (bunk bed). Room was small but adequate and the beds were comfortable. Amenities were kept clean considering the number of guest. Breakfast was nice but there are also plenty of restaurants a short walk away. About 10-15 mins to the old town. Can be a bit noisy on the boat in the...

1Thank RustyAstro
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great rooms, brilliant stay. So cool that youre on a boat. Plenty of atmosphere and great views over the water. Lovely rooms, plenty clean and value for money. Greta location. Lots of shower rooms so no need to wait. All sorts of people staying, young-old. Brilliant stay, would highly recommend.

1Thank Laura D
Maplewood, N.J.
Reviewed 1 September 2015

For its price, a stay at the STF AF Skeppsholmen house is a pretty good deal. It's certainly no-frills. You put the sheets on the bed yourself, for example. But the location is good and the staff is friendly. A great choice for young people on a budget.

Thank Jonah W
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I stayed at STF AF Skeppsholmen, which is the building, not the ship, but they're both represented under the name Chapman here, so here we go. (+) The hostel is located on the beautiful Skeppsholmen, very close to all tourist attractions in central Stockholm. The hostel, the rooms and the bathrooms were all very clean. The personnel was friendly. My...

Thank MyLittleViking

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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Skeppsholmen island in Stockholm, this STF hostel is split between a late 1800s ship called Af Chapman and former navy barracks called Hantverkshuset. Moderna Museum and East Asia Museum within walking distance. Guest can choose from guest rooms or ship cabins. The guest rooms located in the main building feature large windows, high ceiling and views of the water or park. Some of the ship cabins have a small sitting area and a small window with a city view. Both options include access to shared bathroom facilities. Guests can enjoy a traditional Swedish breakfast buffet. The on-site cafe serves light meals. There is also a shared kitchen where guests can prepare own meals. During June to August, guests can relax on the sun deck on Af Chapman. The Ostasiatiska Museet Bus Stop is 150 m from the hostel. Kungstradgarden Metro Station is 10 minutes’ walk from STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen. Welcome to visit STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen! ... more   less 

Additional Information about STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel

Address: 8 Flaggmansvaegen, Stockholm 111 49, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm
Price Range: ₹ 1,939 - ₹ 9,244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — STF af Chapman & Skeppsholmen Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 77
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“Reservations might be needed today. More expensive. Looking out the porthole is not an advantage since you can see everything from the deck.”
GiudoLocattelli, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a room that faces the sea”
SeleM313, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask when booking a quiet room, I got one upon request”
211caterinar, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“The private rooms in the back of the boat are fantastic!”
bestregardsf, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“B20 is a nice room!”
AManInEivissa, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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