Hotel Rival

Mariatorget 3, Box 175 25, Stockholm, Sweden
Södermalm

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  • Rooms18.5
  • Public Spaces18.5
  • Service19
  • Overall18.5
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Hotel Description

Widely hailed as Stockholm’s first boutique hotel, the newly rehabilitated Hotel Rival is in the heart of the hip Södermalm district and comes complete with an entertaining pop culture connection in the person of owner Benny Andersson, of ABBA fame. Some say Andersson is the reason the Rival has been such a hit with visiting pop stars and the like, while others more soberly point to the thoughtful and extensive facilities, as well as the comfortable and accessibly stylish Art Deco décor—as attractive as you’d expect from Stockholm, with nothing cold or formalist about it.

Not every hotel has its own cinema—certainly the big chain hotels don’t—and very few have not just a bistro and a charming little café but an on-site bakery as well. The cinema is something of a theme here; the bistro’s walls are papered with a mosaic of nearly a thousand portraits of international film stars, and over each bed hangs an enlargement of a frame from a Swedish cinema classic (or, in some cases, ABBA: The Movie). 32” flat-screen televisions are standard, and the hotel’s extensive and well-curated DVD library replaces the usual pay-per-view arrangement.

The Södermalm island location is convenient and picturesque, right on the Mariatorget square, and the neighborhood adds a number of dining and entertainment options to the Rival’s already overstuffed list. The Rival is a social hub, something every boutique hotel with a bar aspires to, and though the bustle is enjoyable you don’t have to worry about being crowded out, as one of the two hotel bars is set aside for guests.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 99 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Happening

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour room service
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Smoking rooms (on request)
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Valid credit card required. Extra beds are available upon request in some room types for a cost of SEK 500.00 per night. Please contact customerservice@tablethotels.com for assistance.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

11am

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  • Economy Single Room

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    This room features 1 Single/Twin Bed and is approximately 161 ft²/15 m².
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    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • safe
    • Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray player
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    This room features 1 Queen Bed or 2 Single Beds and is approximately 172 ft²/16 m².
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    Views: courtyard, partial courtyard, street or city.

    This room includes:

    • DVD library
    • game system(s)
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • safe
    • Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray player
  • Standard Double Room

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    This room features 2 Single Beds and is approximately 247 ft²/23 m².
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    • Egyptian cotton linen brands
    • game system(s)
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • safe
    • Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray player
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
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    This room features 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds and is approximately 269 ft²/25 m².
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    Views: courtyard, partial courtyard, street or city.

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    • crib (on request)
    • DVD library
    • game system(s)
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray player
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    This room features 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds and is approximately 312 ft²/29 m².
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    Views: street, city or park.

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    • crib (on request)
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • minibar
    • phones
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    • Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray player
    • stand up shower
  • Superior Double Room

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    This room features 2 Single Beds and is approximately 355 ft²/33 m².
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    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
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    • crib (on request)
    • DVD library
    • international channel
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray player
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 365 ft²/34 m².
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    Views: city.

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    • arm chair
    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD library
    • game system(s)
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • safe
    • Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray player
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • wake up service
    • working desk
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    This room features 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds and is approximately 365 ft²/34 m².
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    Views: street or city.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • crib (on request)
    • DVD library
    • game system(s)
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • minibar
    • minifridge
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray player
    • stand up shower
    • terrace
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    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 344 ft²/31 m².
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    Views: courtyard, street or city.

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    • bathtub
    • crib (on request)
    • hairdryer
    • international channel
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • on demand movies
    • phones
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • safe
    • Samsung Smart TV and Blu-ray player
    • stand up shower
    • terrace
    • wake up service
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour room service
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Free wi-fi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Smoking rooms (on request)
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Valid credit card required. Extra beds are available upon request in some room types for a cost of SEK 500.00 per night. Please contact customerservice@tablethotels.com for assistance.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

11am

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