City Backpackers Hostel
The best hostel in Stockholm to meet people and with tons of free stuff, including free sauna! With plenty of common areas for guests to hang out and socialise, including a restauran, a bar and a café, it is the best hostel to find your party buddies for your visit to Stockholm!
Average dorm price: 15.77 €
Offering a great lounge, restaurant and bar with great cocktails. Perfect for hanging out and meeting new people, and with very knowledgeable staff to point you in the right direction to party (and other important info to make the most of your visit)
Average dorm price: 11.48 €
Castanea Old Town Hostel
Perfectly located social hostel, right in the heart of the old town. Highly recommended for solo travellers and party maniacs. There are plenty of local bars, pubs, and restaurants in the same street. The amazing and welcoming staff is happy to share useful tips about the city and local culture.
IYHF Youth Hostel Zinkensdamm
Well-located social hostel, nearby the local bars and restaurants. The hostel features a beautiful garden, rooftop terrace and a vibrant bar where guests can hang out. The staff is very friendly and happy to share useful tips about the city. They offer a free tasty pasta every day.
Red Boat Mälaren
Red Boat Mälaren is a cosy hostel, located at the former boat. Unique interior, location, and fun vibes are making this hostel a perfect place to stay. The hostel features a cool bar and a sun terrace where you can hang out with other travellers. Well-located, a short walk away from popular local bars and restaurants.
Average dorm price: 17.55 €
What are the Party Hostels in Stockholm like?
- Best Party Hostels in Stockholm: City Backpackers Hostel; Generator Stockholm
- Party hostels style: fun and social hostels
- Craziness level: not too crazy
- Parties on-site: On-site bar
- Pub Crawls: yes
Nightlife in Stockholm
Stockholm is an amazing city, with a perfect balance between the modern world and nature. The city is known as one of the top European destinations, especially among solo travellers. Stockholm’s entertainment scene is famous by numerous bars and clubs, open during the whole year. Unlike the other European cities, Thursday is the most popular day for partying and drinking. Although the summer might be the best time to explore the vibrant party scene, many of the open-air places have their alternative indoor location.
Basic information about nightlife in Stockholm:
Pubs and clubs closing times:
- Bars and pubs: Monday to Thursday until 02:00am – Weekends at 03:00am
- Clubs: Monday to Thursday until 05:00am – Weekends at 05:00am
- Average cover charge for clubs: from 15€ to 20€ (incl. drink)
- Average price of pint of beer: 6.50€
- Famous neighbourhoods for partying: Gamla Stan, Östermalm, and Södermalm.
- Famous events or parties: Summer at Konserthuset – 25 th of July - 18 th August.
Party areas in Stockholm
Party in Gamla Stan
Gamla Stan is the very heart of the beautiful Old Town in Stockholm. This is the area where you can find amazing local bars and pubs, with traditional drinks and food. Most of the places have regular events like live music nights and happy hours.
Tweed is a nice bar with the spirit of the old times, a wide choice of tasty beers and wines. Pharmarium is another originally decorated bar, located at the former apothecary. The place got a high reputation thanks to the amazing cocktails and unique way of serving.
Party in Östermalm
Östermalm is the most famous party area in Stockholm, but also the most exclusive and expensive. This part of the city is hosting the extravagant clubs, bars, and restaurants, popular among celebrities and the royal family.
One of the oldest restaurants in the city is a beautiful place called Rich. If you are more of a happy-hour person, Bar 101 is a place for you. There is also a cool Terrace Bar, located in a beautiful area, right next to the Humlegarden park.
Party in Södermalm
Södermalm is another very popular party zone in Stockholm. If you love the Bohemian style, you will definitely enjoy the bars and clubs located in this district. The prices of drinks are way cheaper comparing to the Östermalm district.
BIG BEN - Söders bästa musikbar is a great place to enjoy craft beers and stand up shows. If you are a cocktail lover, the popular River Bar is where you should go. The Bishop's Arms is also popular among locals and tourists, thanks to the wide selection of whiskeys and beers.
Dress codes & age restrictions
The minimum age in most of the bars and clubs in Stockholm is 18 years. However, the age limit varies from place to place, depending on the type of the club. Some clubs in the Södermalm are more rigid, with the age limit above 23 years.
Nightlife in Stockholm requires a bit more stylish clothes, so leave your shorts, snickers and flip flops at home. To be on a safe side, just wear some black clothes, locals will definitely appreciate it.