Nestled in Södermalm in central Stockholm, Hotel Rival is a boutique hotel that offers, quiet, cozy rooms in a converted 1930s art deco building. The hotel features 99 guestrooms and suites arranged over 7 floors. The rooms offer Egyptian cotton, telephones, smart TVs, Blu-Ray players, and comfortable workspace. They also feature bathrooms with showers, mini-safes, ironing and ironing board, and internet access. Tucked on the seventh floor, the suites come with added living spaces, sweeping views, air conditioning, and a large king-sized bed.
Guests get to enjoy a daily complimentary breakfast. The hotel also houses a restaurant and multiple lounges offering different dining options. Visitors can fire up their day with some freshly brewed coffee and light bites at Café Rival or drop by in the middle of the day for the perfect Swedish Fika. And after hours, guests can unwind with cocktails, beer, wine and more at the lobby bar.
In addition to a guest business center on the fourth floor (complete with a coffee machine), the hotel houses a 700-seater theater that can be reserved for different events. It also offers multiple conference rooms suitable for meetings and more. Other hotel amenities include concierge services, limo/town can service, valet parking, and daily housekeeping. Situated within minutes of Mariatorget Park, Hotel Rival is located close to multiple landmarks. It’s within a half hour’s walk from Stockholm City Hall, the National Museum and The Swedish Museum of Photography. Stockholm Palace is within a 20-minute walk while the Stockholm City Station is roughly half an hour away.
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|Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM|
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If your flight is landing at Bromma Stockholm Airport (BMA), look for yellow or black taxis with roof signs (some have black and white shades) at the arrival hall, on the right-hand side. If you have pre-booked a taxi ride, you will find the driver waiting next to the car rental parking lots. Although taxi fares are fixed, you can always ask for a discount. A bus transfer is the cheapest form of transport. You just buy a ticket to the central station (about 2 miles to Hotel Rival). The Flygbussarna coach is punctual and more reliable; boarding is on the left-hand side of the arrival hall. If arriving through Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN), use the Arlanda Express airport train.
The hotel provides a tour desk for guests' convenience, and its central location in Stockholm makes it an ideal base to explore the city's numerous attractions. Hotel Rival, situated just 1.1 miles away from the Royal Palace, offers a chance to delve deeper into Stockholm's offerings beyond the typical tourist experiences. For added convenience, the hotel offers car hire services, public transport ticket assistance, car rental, and limo/town car services. Nearby points of interest include the Nobel Prize Museum (1 mile); Kungsträdgården, a city-center park featuring a winter ice rink, concerts, art galleries, and dining options (1.1 miles); Östermalms Food Hall (1.9 miles); and Stockholm City Hall (2.2 miles). If you want to explore by yourself, you can hire a bicycle at the reception.
The rooms at Hotel Rival have a unique charm. For the best experience, reserve one of the rooms featuring either a balcony or terrace with courtyard and park views. Every room is adorned with scenes from classic Swedish movies, adding a touch of local culture to your stay. Some rooms even come equipped with luxurious bathrobes and slippers. Additionally, for your convenience, select rooms are equipped with a minibar.
Free on-site parking and private parking facilities are available for your convenience. If you prefer valet parking, you can pre-book a space in the hotel's garage. The staff will take care of your car upon check-in for a daily charge. Please note that larger vehicles exceeding the size of a regular SUV cannot be accommodated. For guests arriving at the hotel with a car rental from the airport, there are several garages outside the hotel available for an extra fee per day. You may also find street parking in the nearby residential areas, which is free from 5 pm to 9 am, but the daytime parking rate is per hour.
You are welcome to stay with your pooch in designated dog rooms with towels for wet paws, food and water bowls, dog beds, and bed linens. However, your pup must weigh 22 pounds or less, and only one pet is permitted per room. Also, you must have trained your dog to stay without barking or disturbing people if you want him to stay in the room by himself. Avoid grooming your furry friend in the guest room, bathroom, and balcony. The onsite Watson's Bar is pet-friendly, but you cannot enter Rival's Bistro with your dog.
Hotel Rival is located at Mariatorget 3 in Södermalm, 1.4 km from the centre of Stockholm. Maria Square is the closest landmark to Hotel Rival.
Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Hotel Rival.
Yes, Hotel Rival offers free Wi-Fi.
Hotel Rival is 7.5 km from Stockholm Bromma.
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