Visit Stockholm for a European Getaway

Stockholm is the capital and most populated city in Sweden. The city is spread across 14 islands at the mouth of Lake Mälaren and connected by 57 bridges.

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm is noted for its natural beauty, which includes many parks and clean and open water. This is contrasted beautifully with the city’s impressive architecture and buildings.

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden

One of the attractions of the city is the six-mile Royal National City Park, the world’s first national urban park. On the grounds, there are museums, an amusement park, theaters, castles, residences and of course many animals and insects living in their natural habitat. The Royal National Park is the perfect place to start exploring the beauty of Stockholm.

Stockholm, Sweden

While you’re visiting Stockholm, here are the best luxury hotels to stay at. They all offer elegance and a great location.

Grand Hotel Stockholm

 

Grand Hotel Stockholm

The Grand Hotel has been wowing visitors to Stockholm since 1874. Notable guests include Martin Luther King, Princess Grace, Prince Rainier of Monaco and Frank Sinatra. The hotel has 340 rooms, all uniquely decorated. Many have prime views because of the hotel’s location on the Stockholm waterfront facing the Royal Palace.

One of the main attractions of the Grand Hotel is the onsite restaurant Mathias Dahigren, which was awarded two Michelin stars in 2010. Additional amenities and facilities include the Nordic Spa and Fitness, a state-of-the-art conference center, complimentary wireless Internet and chauffeur service in a car from the Mercedes fleet.

Hotel Rival Stockholm

Hotel Rival Stockholm

The Rival is owned by ABBA legend Benny Anderson and is Stockholm’s first boutique hotel. It’s no surprise that the hotel attracts a lot of pop stars. The 99 rooms are sleek and equipped with Egyptian cotton linens, Crabtree & Evelyn bathroom amenities, a Samsung Smart TV, an entertainment center with CDs and DVDs and complimentary Internet.

One of the highlights of the building is the stunning cinema that was renovated to retain all of its original historical touches. The cinema theme continues throughout the hotel and huge art pieces depicting scenes from a vintage Swedish film adorn the walls of the guestrooms.

Nobis Hotel

Nobis Hotel

The Nobis is a contemporary luxury hotel that was designed by Swedish star architect studio Claesson Koivisto Rune. Two19th century buildings were combined and then infused with contemporary style.

The Nobis is located in the art of Stockholm and makes a perfect starting point to explore the best restaurants and everything else that the city has to offer. The 201 rooms offer a relaxed ambience and either offer a view of the city or the magnificent courtyard. The rooms have Dux-beds, Egyptian cotton sheets, and Carrara marble bathrooms.

Maxine Genier

Maxine Genier

Maxine is an adept of design, photography and online marketing. She lives in Gothenburg, Sweden with her husband and two beautiful daughters. She spends her leisure time exploring Europe with her family to perfect her skills as a travel photographer. She can be found in her spare time, strumming her guitar.
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