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Hotel Rival
4 stars

Hotel Rival

Mariatorget 3, Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
+46 854 578 900

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Hotel Rival
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About Hotel Rival

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

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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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

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Amenities at Hotel Rival

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Conditioner


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Blu-ray player
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • CD player
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock
  • DVD player


  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Slippers
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Telephone
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Feather pillow
  • Fold-up bed
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Balcony

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental

Reviews of Hotel Rival

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9.4 Wonderful
Pros:Terrific location. Very convenient to shopping, galleries and metro. Excellent breakfast. Friendly staff.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:We loved everything about this hotel!
Cons:Nothing. It was perfect.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:This hotel was in a great location, and the staff was incredibly accommodating. The rooms were very stylish and perfectly clean. We arrived very late our first night, and we just missed the closing of their kitchen. Luckily, they have 24 hour room service, and they even comped us our meal, which was really generous. They also sent my postcards for me for free when we were checking out. And breakfast buffet is top notch! We would stay here again in a heartbeat!


Mariatorget 3, Stockholm, Stockholms Lan

What's nearby

  • Maria Square71 yd
  • Citizen Square0.4 mi
  • Sodra Teatern0.4 mi
  • Stortorget0.5 mi
  • Skinnarviksparken0.5 mi
  • Fjallgatan Scenic Lookout0.8 mi
  • SoFo0.8 mi
  • Nationalmuseum0.9 mi
  • Kungstradgarden0.9 mi
  • Moderna museet0.9 mi
  • Kulturhuset1 mi
  • Nordiska Kompaniet1 mi



Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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When to book a room at Hotel Rival

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Top tips for your stay at Hotel Rival

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Hotel Rival, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in March and November.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Hotel Rival, plan to stay on a Tuesday or Sunday. The most expensive day is usually Saturday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Hotel Rival was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $311, while the most expensive was $318.
  • How long should you stay at Hotel Rival? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Hotel Rival

  • From the airport, what is the best way to reach Hotel Rival?

    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.

  • Does Hotel Rival provide tour services to nearby attractions?

    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.

  • What can I expect from the rooms at Hotel Rival, and which one should I pick?

    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.

  • Where will I park when arriving at Hotel Rival with a car?

    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.

  • Can I visit with my four-legged friend?

    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.

  • Where is Hotel Rival located?

    Hotel Rival is located at Mariatorget 3 in Södermalm, 0.9 miles from the center of Stockholm. Maria Square is the closest landmark to Hotel Rival.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Hotel Rival?

    Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Hotel Rival.

  • Does Hotel Rival offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Hotel Rival offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Hotel Rival from the airport?

    Hotel Rival is 4.7 miles from Stockholm Bromma.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Hotel Rival hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Hotel Rival in Stockholm and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Hotel Rival and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Hotel Rival.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city center

0.9 mi

Nearest Airport

Stockholm Bromma

Distance to airport

4.9 mi