Stockholm legends. Famous hotels glorified by history or celebrities
Check on the map. From Stockholm center - 1.5 kmSome hotels in Stockholm have become iconic landmarks ever since the opening, so there’s no wonder why they are famous far beyond the borders of the city. The modest Langholmen , which is open on the same named island, is one of such hotels. In the 19th century, the city prison was open in the building of the hotel. Guest rooms that travelers can stay in nowadays were prison cells in the past. Some of them still have elements of the original look.
Grand Hôtel Stockholm
Check on the map. From Stockholm center - 1.5 kmThe prestigious Grand Hôtel Stockholm is well-known to gourmet travelers from all over the world. Each of the elite restaurants of this hotel is awarded many honorable titles. The historic hotel itself is present in the list of the best hotels in the world. Grand Hôtel Stockholm served its first guests in 1874. The two restaurants of the hotel, Mathias Dahlgren and Mathias Dahlgren Matbaren, are awarded two Michelin and one Michelin stars respectively. Verandan restaurant is no less popular as besides a unique menu, visitors will be able to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the waterfront. The design of the historic hotel is as flawless as a century ago and has many antique decorations.
Radisson Blu Strand
Check on the map. From Stockholm center - 1.6 kmThe historic Radisson Blu Strand has been serving guests for more than a century. It was built on purpose to provide accommodation for guests of the Olympic Games. It’s one of the most prestigious hotels in Europe. The legendary hotel is open in a gorgeous 10-storey building. Many travelers choose to book a room at Radisson Blu Strand not only because of the magnificent historic décor but also because of a convenient location on the waterfront. Numerous excursion boats and tourist ships are docked just a few steps away from the hotel’s entrance. The old building looks quite unusual – its tiled roof is painted in turquoise, so many inexperienced travelers mistake the hotel for some religious construction.
Check on the map. From Stockholm center - 1.6 kmThe historic Lydmar Hotel is also well-known to fans of event tourism. Interesting cultural events take place virtually every month at this wonderful hotel. The release of the new album by Madonna, MDNA, took place at the hotel. Lydmar Hotel often hosts unusual celebrations, for example, an exhibition dedicated to 70th anniversary of Mohammed Ali. During the exhibition, a collection of unique photographs of the great boxer was showcased throughout the hotel. The lobby bar regularly hosts performances of popular jazz musicians. Fans of Goran Kajfeš regularly visit the hotel. Lydmar is open in a magnificent building that dates back to 1829, so not only music fans and photography connoisseurs will find it interesting to visit the hotel but also adherents of traditions of the past.
Clarion Hotel Stockholm
Check on the map. From Stockholm center - 3.2 kmA list of modern hotels in Stockholm would be incomplete without Clarion Hotel Stockholm . This gorgeous art hotel is open in a stylish building with a glass façade that is located right above a highway. For many years, Clarion Hotel Stockholm has been a venue for numerous international exhibitions. It’s possible to see masterpieces by modern artists virtually everywhere as there are interesting paintings in all guest rooms, and public areas have interesting patterns on the walls. Rich music life is an essential part of Clarion Hotel Stockholm as the hotel’s bar, Upstairs, regularly hosts grandiose parties with famous DJs.
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