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Highlights in Stockholm

  • Idyllic water canals
  • Beautiful parks
  • Landmark monuments
  • Venice of the North

Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices in Stockholm

€191for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
€211 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability in Stockholm

17%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
36% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday homes and rentals in Stockholm

Comfy holiday homes with great provisions

If you are planning to have a holiday in Sweden, you could do well to start by booking a holiday home in Stockholm. There are several holiday homes located in serene suburbs away from the bustling city while others are a 10 minutes drive from the beach. Travellers can book gorgeous holiday homes in the Old Town or spacious rooms in the downtown area. Alternatively, you can stay in the suburbs such as Johannesgatan and Grondal where there are budget holiday homes or book the luxury properties in Gamla and Djurgarden. Either way, you will find a comfy house with a clear view of the city.

Homes for all types of travellers

Stockholm offers both budget and deluxe holiday homes for individuals, families and travel parties. The properties include houses with modern amenities such as balconies and swimming pools as well as modest houses. There are holiday homes perfect for couples, while others can accommodate up to six people. Others are deluxe properties with a separate kitchen and a conference room. Some have a waterfront while others are next to famous monuments such as the Swedish Royal House. If you have children or pets you can book a spacious holiday house with a large compound and backyard garden where they can play all day.

Holidays in Stockholm

The area and getting around

Tour the city streets

Stockholm is a sprawling island city with clean water channels and several monuments, parks, and gardens. Located between the Baltic Sea and Lake Maralen, it has 14 islands and three canals that give way to vibrant seafaring culture. As you walk around the city, marvel at the City Hall which is a landmark with a100 metre high tower visible from a distance. It is a renaissance building designed in line with Nordic Romantic style of architecture. Inside it is the Blue Hall which hosts the Nobel Banquet annually and the Golden Hall that glitters with gold mosaic tiles.

Pass by the Palace

The Royal Palace is the residence of the King but allows visitors to view the Royal buildings and the Museum of Antiquities. Beyond the Royal Palace is the elegant Kungstradgarden with its rows of cherry trees. When they bloom with ink canopies in April, thousands of city residents troop there to witness this natural wonder. The park attracts skaters who use the skating rink in the octagon area during the winter months. Take a walk through the Gamla Stan and marvel at the warehouses and buildings painted in varying shades of orange and gold. Apart from the glittering view, there are several restaurants, studios, boutiques, museums, and bars to explore as you stroll down the street.

Travellers and activities

Stockholm for adventurers

A three-hour ride on a ferry takes visitors to most of the islands on the Stockholm archipelago. The islands are somewhat of a collage embellishing the city with some featuring modern infrastructure and brightly coloured buildings while others are remote and largely uninhabited. Visitors can prey their eyes on the pristine forests, sandy beaches, galleries and restaurants located at different points of the tour. After the tour, Fans of extreme sports can test their thermal limits by ice bathing at the Hellasgarden sauna, which is part of the Nacka nature reserve. They can challenge each other at dipping into the waters even when the temperatures are below freezing. It is a place to have fun outdoors during the winter months.

Stockholm for couples​

Take your partner for an intimate kiss at the Tantolunden hillside garden. It is one of a kind garden with beautiful wooden houses and plenty of greenery including shrubs, crawling plants, and hardwoods. The park has a small golf course, outdoor gyms and several seats that visitors can sit on and watch boats while sheltering under a tree. It is suitable for a romantic outing.​

Stockholm is known as the Venice of the North due to its bustling trading routes.

Top 5 travel tips in Stockholm

1. Tour the Djurgarden

Djurgardens patches of woodland and water canals are a godsend for nature lovers. Visitors can also walk, hike and ride a bike in The Royal Game Park and marvel at the lush vegetation teeming with wildlife.

2. The Swedish History Museum

The Swedish History Museum educates visitors on the adventures of the Vikings and legendary King Gustav Vasa. It includes a Gold Room with thousands of gold artifacts dating back to the Roman era.

3. Visit the Vasa

Vasa is an old school warship designed in the 17th century that sank but was retrieved and restored using some of the original materials. Inside the ship are several artefacts that intrigue visitors with archaic weapons and propulsion systems.

4. Tour the old prison

Langholmen Island is the site of an old prison that has since been converted into a resort. It is an oasis in the city full of coastal trails and a large pool where locals soak up the sun in the afternoon.

5. Visit the flea market

The Hornstulls Marknad is a flea market where visitors can buy a souvenir from among local handcrafts and vintage clothing. You can also try local dishes served by food trucks and enjoyed on wooden seats overlooking the sea.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Stockholm

How much did it cost for a holiday rental in Stockholm in 2020, the first year impacted by the corona crisis?

Based on our data, Stockholm has an average price of €427.02 per night, which is a relatively high one for a city in Sweden.

What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday rental prices in Stockholm?

If you are looking to make the most of your money, the cheapest months to visit Stockholm are November (€183.47 the average price per night for accommodation), December (€198.18), and October (€270.24).

When are holiday homes more expensive in Stockholm?

When it comes to looking for a holiday home in Stockholm, the most expensive months are, in descending order, April, January and February with average prices per night of €556.82, €537.35, and €536.82, respectively.

Is Stockholm a good location for a spontaneous getaway?

It is recommended that you book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Stockholm, as only 35% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

In 2020, the months with the largest number of available properties in Stockholm were June, July, and December with average availabilities of 43.75%, 43% and 39.67%, respectively.

Which months is it more difficult to find available rentals?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is February (only 21.4% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by January (23%), and April (28%).

How many holiday homes are there in Stockholm?

Holidu offers around 130 holiday rentals in Stockholm from 4 different partners, so you will find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We have everything you need!

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