Welcome to M/S Birger Jarl Hotel & Hostel

Our historic hotel is located in the heart of Stockholm, near Slussen metro station. Built in 1953, the ship is charmingly unique with original features and details. We offer 200 cabins, from ecnomy single rooms to spacious suites. Our guests have full acces to lovely common areas such as lounge in Piano Bar and Sun Deck located on top of the ship.

If you would like to book a room please contact us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone or fill our Booking Form.


Reception working hours: 15:00 till 23:00

Our reception is located near the entrance on the Deck 4.

You can purchase bathroom amenities and drinks here.

Late check-ins are possible only if you inform about it in advance. The fee for the late check-in is 300SEK/hour.


Luggage room: free of charge for our guests.

Located on the Deck 4.


Breakfastbuffet: 100SEK per person, 50SEK per child up to 12 years old.

Breakfast is served daily in Roslagen located on Deck 4.


Coctail Bar: open from Tuesday till Saturday from 13:00 till the last guest.

Located on the Deck 6.


Sky Bar: open from May till September

Located on Deck 7.


WiFi: free of charge for our guests.

Available in the public areas and in the Superior, Cruiser and Triple Cabins.


Sauna: 400SEK per hour.

Located on Deck 6.


Laudry services: washing machine and dryer available for our guests.

Laundry room is located on Deck 1.


Elevator: no (stairs only)


Non-smoking policy: in all of the cabins. 


Pets: free of charge.


Daily cleaning: available on request.


Parking: we have one parking space available and there are few public and private parking lots nearby.

You can park your car in Stigbergsgaraget, located on Renstiernas gata 5, 116 28 Stockholm. The garage is open daily between 06:30 and 24:00. There is also a city parking close to the hotel. We can show you the way after you arrive to the hotel.


Address: Stadsgårdskajen 156, 116 145 Stockholm


Public transport: the closest metro station (Tunelbanna) and bus stop is SLUSSEN, located approx. 10 minutes by foot from the hotel. There is also a boat stop nearby and Hop-On Hop-Off Boat station.

The fastest way from Central Station (T-Centralen) is by metro (towards Fruängen, Norsborg, Skarpnäck, Hagsätra or Farsta Strand). 


From Arlanda airport: Flygbussarna bus + Metro, Arlanda Express + Metro, Pendteltåg train + Metro or Taxi

From Skavsta airport: Flygbussarna bus + Metro

From Bromma airport: Metro or Taxi


Walking distance:
1 minute to the Hop-On Hop-Off boats (timetable depending on season)
10 minutes away from Slussen (Tunelbanna Slussen)
15 minutes away from the Royal Palace
30 minutes away from the Central station
30 minutes away from Arlanda Express
1 minute away from Fotografiska Museum