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Stay by area: our top hotel picks in Södermalm, Stockholm

The curated list of best hotels in Södermalm, Stockholm

Södermalm, a compact but vibrant district pulsating at the heart of Stockholm, is where bohemian flair meets urban sophistication. This area is celebrated for its eclectic blend of artistic charm and contemporary edge. A short walk from your Södermalm hotel, you will stumble upon streets lined with vintage boutiques, avant-garde galleries and an array of cafes and bars that epitomise the district’s trendy yet laid-back atmosphere. From the serene heights of Fjällgatan, offering panoramic views of Stockholm’s skyline, to the bustling energy of Nytorget Square, where the spirit of community thrives are both part of the unique character and hidden gems that make Södermalm a must-visit for those seeking to experience Stockholm.

Overview: Södermalm’s top 5 hotels

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Hotel Frantz

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Hotel Rival

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Clarion Hotel Stockholm​

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Scandic Malmen

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Hotel Frantz

Housed in a red-brick townhouse – one of Stockholm’s oldest buildings – is Hotel Frantz, named after Frantz Bock, the master tailor that commissioned the structure in 1647. This quaint and stylish hotel is run by the Pettersson family, whose four family members you’re likely to get personally acquainted with during your stay, and gives guests a remarkably intimate and affordable hospitality experience in the very heart of town.

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Hotel Franz​
Peter Myndes backe 5
Stockholm
Sweden

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Hotel Rival

Right in the vibrant heart of Södermalm in Stockholm, the Hotel Rival welcomes guests with its striking blend of modern and Art Deco design. This boutique hotel, with its inviting atmosphere, boasts uniquely styled rooms that perfectly marry comfort with elegance. Guests can indulge in culinary delights at the hotel’s Bistro Rival, known for its cosy setting and delicious offerings or unwind with a drink at the happening Rival Bar. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the Hotel Rival stands out for its commitment to providing a personalised and memorable stay in Sweden’s capital.

Hotel Rival
Mariatorget 3
Stockholm
Sweden

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Nofo Hotel

Say hello to Nofo Hotel, the hottest boutique hotel in all of Stockholm’s trendy Södermalm neighbourhood. Just one street away from the cool kids on SoFo (hence the clever name), Nofo is bursting with colourful, fashionable touches like local art, quilted headboards, fluffy throws and feature walls. But it’s not just the funky decor that’ll win you over – every room comes equipped with a kettle stocked with all the tea and coffee your heart desires, as well as a selection of magazines to keep you entertained. And when you wake up ready to tackle the day, Nofo’s homemade bread and freshly squeezed juices will give you the fuel you need. Plus, the hotel’s wine bar serves up a variety of locally-sourced beers and other tasty beverages.

Nofo Hotel
Tjärhovsgatan 11
Stockholm
Sweden

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Clarion Hotel Stockholm​

The Clarion Hotel Stockholm, located in the lively Södermalm district, offers a blend of contemporary design and charm. The hotel’s architecture is decidedly modern Scandinavian style, featuring sleek lines and an open, airy feel. Guests are invited to experience dining at the Kitchen & Table restaurant, where the menu is inspired by Manhattan’s flavours mixed with local Swedish ingredients. The hotel also houses the lively Living Room bar, which is a perfect spot for sipping crafted cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere.

Clarion Hotel Stockholm​
Ringvägen 98
Stockholm
Sweden

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Scandic Malmen Stockholm Sweden hotel review

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Scandic Malmen

Situated in the heart of Södermalm, the Scandic Malmen offers guests a glimpse into Stockholm’s bustling urban life combined with the comfort and hospitality Sweden is known for. The hotel’s facade and interiors blend mid-centuryl charm with modern Scandinavian design, creating a welcoming and stylish environment. Culinary experiences await at the Lilla Hotellbaren, where the vibrant atmosphere is as inviting as the menu, featuring a mix of international and traditional Swedish dishes. The bar also becomes a hub for music and relaxation in the evenings. Scandic Malmen prides itself on providing a comfortable and accessible stay.

Scandic Malmen
Götgatan 49-51
Stockholm
Sweden

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