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First Hotel Reisen

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

This hotel a little pricey but overall a great place that's in a great location. The street running parallel behind the hotel is full of small shops and pubs and restaurants. The Royal palace is almost next door with it's muesems, across the bridge is the modern downtown and close to the City Park,,

Muy feliz de haber elegido este hotel. Excelentes ubicación, personal, ambiente y servicios.

Great bar staff. Good breakfast buffet. Super close to many attractions and the metro.

The location of the hotel is excellent. The hotel staff are friendly and the rooms are clean, but small. The breakfast buffet was enough until dinner. The shower was a problem since it was a little too small for comfort. I would say that this was the only problem with the room.

A wonderful staff, wonderful breakfast and at the water in Old Town! It's a very old building so there are some compromises. Such as 3 steps up into our room from the hallway. The breakfast is a huge buffet--an unbelievable assortment of everything one could think of.

This was definitely an old fashioned authentic European hotel experience. No computer key here, you get the real old fashioned type. Room was very spacious with enough amenities to satisfy most people. Restaurant was delicious. Located right on the main square so very convenient and yet it was pretty quiet which was surprising. Parking was located close by and is free overnight.

Very small rooms and bathrooms. Veering on shabby. Good smorgasbord breakfast.

Good, above average. There was no heat in the room and the bathroom which was a bit of an inconvenience because it is winter, you know... they have me a space heater which was nice of them. All well worth it because otherwise it's a good hotel in a perfect location. Very good bar downstairs.

It was very pretty, well furnished and a great location. The front desk was also very helpful in getting around and confirming dinner reservations for us.

This was a cute hotel with a great location. The room was nothing fancy, but it was spacious enough compared to other European hotels. Just remember it has no A/C, which can mean your little room is like an oven during the unusually warm summer days they've been having.

Our stay at the First Riesen was nice. The breakfast buffet in the morning was absolutely wonderful. I would stay here again just for the breakfast. The staff at the bar/restaurant were not very pleasent. They were not welcoming and during a evening stop in the bar for a nightcap they did not even come to wait on us. They did wait other tables but not ours. The drinks are very expensive. If you are looking to just have a drink go somewhere else. A larger bar soap would be nice, also the rooms could use some TLC. Other than that it is a great location to get to other restaurants, shops and transportation.

The hotel is very close to central station, the room is clean and comfortable.

Staff were friendly and courteous. Will go again.Short walk to the shops and dining. In the center of stockholm. Short distance to the airport. About 30 minutes.

Great Location, Very nice staff, wonderful breakfast, OK workout room, and amazing Sauna and Cold Dunk Bath! Most rooms are a bit small, just space for a bed and table. Having said that, the front facing rooms which are a little more expensive, look over the river and are really fantastic because of the view. If you are not staying in a front facing room, ask for a larger room on the 3rd floor. These are much nicer than most of the small side facing rooms and the same price. I would stay there again, but stay in either the larger room or the front facing room.

I have nothing but praise for this hotel. Steps away from the bus line that can connect you to the subway/train lines to go anywhere in the city and its suburbs. Pleasant, helpful staff. Clean. beautiful views from the waterview rooms. Breakfast buffet is bounteous. We ate in the restaurant in the evening, were pleased.

Desk personnel fabulous. Location in the Old town across from river, 2 blocks from the Palace was great. Room comfortable but very small. Large breakfast provided. Neat pool and sauna in sub basement in vaulted room but cold (67 degrees).

Centralized location in Old Town is perfect as a homebase for sight-seeing. Lovely breakfast buffet, helpful staff. Cozy rooms on the small size for americans, but very clean. Upgraded from an alley-view to a water-view which was beautiful & worth it for us. Street noise wasn't too bad and bar is noisy on weekends, so request 4th floor or higher. Overall, highly recommended and wouldn't stay anywhere else.

Loved the old city charm,a block away from the Royal Palace with a good breakfast and dinner.Also included a sauna and small pool indoors with a small exercise facility.The staff all spoke very good english and were very helpful.Highly recommend it for the price.

This hotel had a small but adequate room and free wi-fi. It was a whole block away from Gamla Stan and the Palace. Parking was a hassle but, the hotel offered an overnight parking service. Extensive breakfast as well

GREAT service and location in Gamla Stan. it was an abnormally hot week and lack of air conditioning and noisy traffic made it difficult to stay cool at nights. The traffic noise was because i had asked for an upgrade in order to get a wonderful sea view, so the noise was self inflicted

Skeppsbron 12 Stockholm

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Museum of Medieval Stockholm and Stockholm Palace
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Located in Central Stockholm, First Hotel Reisen is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Museum of Medieval Stockholm and Stockholm Palace. This 4-star hotel has 144 rooms and welcomes guests with free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Centrally located in Stockholm, the hotel is also a short walk from National Museum and Royal Swedish Opera.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast offered each morning. In addition to a meal at the onsite restaurant, you can also enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service.


Rooms

First Hotel Reisen's 144 rooms provide ironing boards and desks. LED TVs come with satellite channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries.


Property features

At First Hotel Reisen, guests have access to a fitness center, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is available for SEK 475 per night. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include conference space, a library, and free newspapers.

Room options

Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed, Jetted Tub

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Executive Room, 2 Twin Beds

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed, Harbor View

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Senior Suite, 1 Double Bed, Lake View

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for First Hotel Reisen

Everyone (7) Couples (5) Business (3) Family (1) Other (4) Friends (2)
5

location location location,

Everyone

This hotel a little pricey but overall a great place that's in a great location. The street running parallel behind the hotel is full of small shops and pubs and restaurants. The Royal palace is almost next door with it's muesems, across the bridge is the modern downtown and close to the City Park,,

By , from Fl on Oct 16, 2017

4
Everyone

Great bar staff. Good breakfast buffet. Super close to many attractions and the metro.

By , from Toronto, Ont. on Aug 16, 2017

5

great hotel with view of the port

Everyone

The location of the hotel is excellent. The hotel staff are friendly and the rooms are clean, but small. The breakfast buffet was enough until dinner. The shower was a problem since it was a little too small for comfort. I would say that this was the only problem with the room.

By , from Columbus, OH on Jul 24, 2017

4

nice hotel in wonderful old town.

Everyone

A wonderful staff, wonderful breakfast and at the water in Old Town! It's a very old building so there are some compromises. Such as 3 steps up into our room from the hallway. The breakfast is a huge buffet--an unbelievable assortment of everything one could think of.

By on Jul 19, 2017

Review comment responded on Sep 16, 2017

We are pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay. We are very proud of our city and like to give our guests a first class impression of Stockholm, which includes a first class hotel experience. Hope to see you back soon.

4

authentic hotel, good location

Everyone

This was definitely an old fashioned authentic European hotel experience. No computer key here, you get the real old fashioned type. Room was very spacious with enough amenities to satisfy most people. Restaurant was delicious. Located right on the main square so very convenient and yet it was pretty quiet which was surprising. Parking was located close by and is free overnight.

By , from Charlottesville, VA on Jun 29, 2017

3

good location but small rooms in stockholm

Everyone

Very small rooms and bathrooms. Veering on shabby. Good smorgasbord breakfast.

By , from Berlin on Mar 20, 2017

4

really central, you can walk anywhere.

Everyone

Good, above average. There was no heat in the room and the bathroom which was a bit of an inconvenience because it is winter, you know... they have me a space heater which was nice of them. All well worth it because otherwise it's a good hotel in a perfect location. Very good bar downstairs.

By , from new york on Dec 4, 2016

Review comment responded on Jan 30, 2017

Thank you for your feedback upon your visit. Unfortunately we had a break down in a water pipe which we did not understand at the beginning it was affecting heating in some rooms. Drawings are a huge challenge in a building of this age. We would like to thank you for being so understanding and hope to see you back soon again. Best Regards

4

lovely location and very helpful staff.

Couples

It was very pretty, well furnished and a great location. The front desk was also very helpful in getting around and confirming dinner reservations for us.

By on Jul 24, 2015

4

great location

LGBT

This was a cute hotel with a great location. The room was nothing fancy, but it was spacious enough compared to other European hotels. Just remember it has no A/C, which can mean your little room is like an oven during the unusually warm summer days they've been having.

By on Jul 29, 2014

4

great location but staff not pleasent

Families

Our stay at the First Riesen was nice. The breakfast buffet in the morning was absolutely wonderful. I would stay here again just for the breakfast. The staff at the bar/restaurant were not very pleasent. They were not welcoming and during a evening stop in the bar for a nightcap they did not even come to wait on us. They did wait other tables but not ours. The drinks are very expensive. If you are looking to just have a drink go somewhere else. A larger bar soap would be nice, also the rooms could use some TLC. Other than that it is a great location to get to other restaurants, shops and transportation.

By on May 10, 2014