Stockholm accommodates 7 million visitors every year as tourism becomes more and more important for the city’s economy. Numerous comfortable hoteliers in Stockholm are looking forward to guests from all over the world.
If you are staying at a hotel on the island Stadsholmen you are located in Stockholm’s city centre. While staying in the city and enjoying some of our Stockholm hotels, you should see Stockholm Palace (Stockholms slott), which was erected in baroque style.
Parts of the building can be visited by Stockholm hotel guests. Why not have a look at the palace’s Treasure Chamber (Skattkammaren) and Armoury? Near your Stockholm hotel you will also find the Saint Nicolaus Church (Sankt Nikolai kyrka), most commonly known as The Great Church (Storkyrkan), Stockholm’s oldest sacral building. The most famous of its treasures is the dramatic wooden statue of Saint George and the Dragon (1489).
If you are staying at a hotel on the island Norrmalm you will be able to see a glamorous show at the Royal Swedish Opera and enjoy the Swedish cuisine at the restaurant “Operakällaren“.
While staying at a Stockholm hotel for a short trip, you should also look around the National Museum (national gallery of Sweden), which exhibits more than 15,000 paintings and sculptures as well as 30,000 handcrafted objects. A visit to the museum will enhance your stay in Stockholm.
If your hotel is located on Stockholm’s island Djurgarden you will be able to choose from a variety of possibilities to relax, e.g. at Skansen, haven for open air museums, or at Gröna Lund, a huge amusement park.
You will reach your Stockholm hotel easily via metro, bus or using the city’s historic tram. Stockholm’s most vital enterprises are Electrolux, Ericsson and Astra Zeneca.
Total population: 782,885 (December 2006)
Postal codes: 10000 – 19 000