11 of Stockholm’s Stunning Airbnbs

The amazing 'Royal View' in the heart of Stockholm │Courtesy of Simon / Airbnb
The amazing 'Royal View' in the heart of Stockholm │Courtesy of Simon / Airbnb
Stockholm is a city which loves and embraces new technology. It is the number two per capita producer of technology unicorns (start-ups valued at more than $1 billion) in the world. So it is no surprise that it has embraced Airbnb, one of the world most popular recent technological creations. It can be tough to sift through the huge range of options for places to stay in Stockholm so we thought we would help lighten the load a little. Here are 11 different places for a variety of budgets—ranging from slick city apartments to cozy cottages and even a castle!

Nice central city flat for 1-2 people

A great option for one or two people on a budget, this apartment is light and airy as well as being excellently located. It’s in the neighborhood of Norrmalm and is right next to Drottninggatan, which is one of Stockholm’s main shopping streets and less than a 10-minute walk away from the central station. Norramalm is full of great places to eat, grab a drink, or a cup of coffee as well as being excellent for shopping. It’s also in the business district of Stockholm so this place could suit business travelers. The apartment is a studio so if you are looking for a cozy base to explore the city from, this is perfect.

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Price: 610 SEK

The cozy main room Courtesy of Karl / Airbnb

Country charm in Tyreso

If you are looking for something slightly more relaxing and calm, then this weavers cottage built in the 1850s is a great place to look at. Tyreso is in Stockholm County and is less than an hour by car or public transport from central Stockholm. It is most famous for Tyreso national park, one of Sweden’s most impressive outdoor spaces and an incredible place to explore. This cottage gives you the best of both worlds: access to the stunning Swedish countryside as well as a quick connection the city. You can use the wood-fired sauna as well as the fireplace to make it a very cozy experience. It is an all in one room, so it is ideal for a couple. There is even an orangery to explore.

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Price: 698 SEK

The beautiful interior of the cottage Courtesy of Pia / Airbnb

Top floor in skyscraper

Stockholm and Scandinavia, in general, are famous for their sense of sleek style and simple yet incredibly elegant design. This one bedroom top floor apartment is a stellar example of that, with fantastic furniture and a clean and graceful aesthetic. Alongside the stylish interior, the place is very well located; it is in Sodermalm and right by Medborgplatsen, which has some brilliant restaurants, a lovely park to relax in, and some of the best shopping in all of Stockholm. It also has wonderful views. This would be a great place for a fashion and design-conscious traveler.

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Price: 744 SEK

The stylish living room with its stunning view Courtesy of Carl / Airbnb

Delightful apartment with balcony

Central Stockholm is fantastic but—like most big cities—can at times be quite hectic, so if you want somewhere a little quieter but close to the city then this is the place for you. This two bedroom apartment is close to both Bjorkhagen and Hammarbyhojden metro stops, making it incredibly quick to get into central Stockholm. Bjorkhagen has a number of lovely small cafés and shops as well as St. Marks Church, one of Sweden’s leading examples of functionalist architecture. Staying in this part of Stockholm makes it feel more like you are in a small town but with the benefit of being less than 10 minutes from the center of the city.

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Price: 951 SEK

The bright and airy living room Courtesy of Kenneth / Airbnb

Stylish and Airy Old Town apartment

Named after a former resident who lived in the apartment for forty years, “Lindh” is a beautiful and very stylish apartment located in the old town. It has been recently renovated and is excellent for solo travelers and couples—it could even host three if you were in a small group. It has a lovely, well-equipped kitchen if you want to cook and space to work with a desk for anyone needing to get work done. It is so well located that you can almost hear the buzz of the Royal Place from the apartment, making it a fantastic place to stay in Stockholm.

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Price: 1100 SEK

The raised bed with the desk underneath Courtesy of Tom / Airbnb

Refurbished Old Town Charm

This apartment combines the old with the new. The place is in a beautiful historic building built almost 400 years ago but was renovated recently, meaning it has all the modern conveniences. This modernity pairs very well with its location in Gamla Stan, as you are constantly reminded of Stockholm’s rich history when you are in this district. The place would be ideal for a couple with its queen size bed and cozy feel.

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Price: 1323 SEK

The beautiful main room Courtesy of Tom / Airbnb

Arty, light, and fresh, heart of city

A perfect place for families, this entire apartment is fantastically located in Sodermalm. It’s light and airy and has three beds as well as a very spacious kitchen. It is walking distance from a number of excellent Stockholm attractions, including vitabergsparken and Sofia’s church. It is a mere minutes walk away from a subway station and is in a very safe and calm neighborhood. Its hosts are multi-lingual, making it perfect for almost anyone.

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Price: 1505 SEK

The lovely living room Courtesy of Mia and Chris / Airbnb

Giant 4 Level Penthouse in Old Town

Another Gamla Stan spot, this is one for bigger groups, with this place taking up to eight guests. The property is split over four floors, the fourth one being a rooftop terrace with incredible views of Stockholm. It has all the amenities you could ever need, including an automatic coffee machine and a fully equipped kitchen. Its co-hosted by Zanadu hosting, who are experts in making Airbnb even better both for hosts and guests. It is located right by Stortorget, the main square in Gamla Stan, meaning you are literally a stone’s throw from the Nobel Museum and Royal Palace.

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Price: 2558 SEK

The beautiful view from the top floor balcony Courtesy of Zanadu Hosting / Airbnb

Top floor with balcony and fireplace

This place is all about style. It is fantastically well furnished with original vintage furniture, has a library full of books, and even has a fireplace. In terms of its location, it is in super stylish Ostermalm, which is full of wonderful shops, restaurants, and cafés. It is arguably Stockholm’s most up-market district and contains a brilliant food hall, the Swedish history museum, and Karlaplan park. With space for four guests in its three bedrooms, this apartment could be great for two couples or a small group looking for the perfect place to explore Stockholm from.

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Price: 2806 SEK

The wonderful library leading into the third bedroom Courtesy of photographer Fredric Boukari / Airbnb

Royal View in the heart of Stockholm

Located in a beautiful old bank, this stunning apartment has incredible views, a marble entranceway, and space for up to four people. It also has a bathroom with a free standing bath to add to its luxurious feel. This apartment is on Skeppsbron, a long and wide street on Gamla Stan that has a number of beautiful buildings to admire—as well as being right on the water. In summer there are bars and restaurants with outside seating areas that give you stunning views of the sea. Skeppsbron is very close to Slussen, one of Stockholm’s best connected stations. This place really does have everything you could ever need.

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Price: 2900 SEK

The stunning living room Courtesy of Simon / Airbnb

Viksberg Castle – Live Like a King in Stockholm

This is something really quite special! Built in the 17th century, Viksberg castle is about a 30-minute drive from central Stockholm and just minutes away from Sodertalje, which is on the banks of the stunning Lake Malaren. It can take up to sixteen guests, so it’s perfect for a group trip, and has fantastic amenities, including nine bedrooms, four bathrooms, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a game room, a movie room, and even a gym! Like the four level penthouse, it is co-hosted by Zanadu. It’s the kind of place that you would never forget staying in.

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Price: 9,996 SEK

The amazing exterior of Viksberg castle Courtesy of Zandu Hosting / Airbnb