Hostels in Södermanland Hostels in Södermanland

You are looking for hostels in Södermanland? Good news, you have come to the right place.

On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. helps you to find your Södermanland hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Södermanland.

All Cities in Södermanland

We list every single hostel in Södermanland and the world. In total, we have 5 cities in Södermanland for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.

All Södermanland hostels on a map

Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.

Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Södermanland. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.

Our handwritten guide on Backpacking Södermanland

Sodermanland is a historical province on the southeastern coast of Sweden. It is also commonly known as Sormland. It borders the other Swedish provinces of Ostergotland, Narke, Vastmanland and Uppland, as well as Lake Malaren and the Baltic Sea. The traditional Swedish province names serve no official purpose; they are historical names only. Parts of Stockholm County are within the province, making it one of the more heavily populated provinces. The three largest cities in Sodermanland are Stockholm, Nykoping, and Oxelosund.

Travellers can fly direct to Stockholm from most European and international destinations. From there, buses and trains can get you to many other towns and cities in the province, although for further exploring you may prefer your own vehicle.

Budget accommodation in Sodermanland is found in Stockholm, Nykoping, or Oxelosund. The word “vandrarhem” is the Swedish word for “hostel.” Many Swedes do speak English, so you can ask around for a hostel too. Outside of the bigger cities, hostels are rare except in vacation destionations. Consider a guest house (the Swedish call it “gasthus”) or a bed and breakfast if you can't find a hostel.

Once you have your accommodation sorted, you can explore Sodermanland. It is one of Sweden’s ancient provinces, and has some well-preserved Stone Age and newer castles. The most notable is the Renaissance fortress Gripsholm, on Lake Malaren, with its nearby Viking runestone. The landscape in Sodermanland is heavily dotted with later manor homes, castles, and more. Many are open to the public - whether as hotels or visitor attractions, like Royal Tullgarn Palace, a Royal Family summer home.

The cemetery at Skogskyrkogarden, in Stockholm, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Be sure to also visit Nykopingshus, where in 1317, King Birger invited his two brothers to a “peace banquet” and then murdered them to take full control of the crown. In Eskilstuna, visit the Ebelings Museum, with its unusual metal sculptures, and the Sigurdsristningen, a Viking Age stone carving that tells the story of Sigurn the Dragon Slayer - hero of Beowulf.

Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the Sormlandsleden trail, a 1000km long trail that runs through the province. It crosses through nature reserves, traverses the open landscape, and trails along the rugged Baltic Sea coast. In Lake Malaren, go kayaking, fishing, or canoeing, but check local regulations on fishing permits.

With the rugged coastline and the cultural and vibrant city of Stockholm, Sodermanland is the perfect place to explore Sweden.

expert for Södermanland hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Södermanland hostels Jakob Lombardi

Travel Tips for Södermanland - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Södermanland. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Södermanland. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

FAQ on Hostels in Södermanland

There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:

Finding Hostels and Prices

What hostel booking sites are best to use?

There is several hostel booking sites, such as, and While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.

This is where comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.

For you as a traveler, is the best booking site to actually save money.

How much are hostels in Södermanland?

Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.

You can search for exacty hostel prices in Södermanland here on Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.

When to book hostels?

If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.

We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.


Safety and Packing

Are hostels in Södermanland safe?

Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.

What to pack when staying in hostels?

There is a few basics you should always pack when staying in hostels.

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

There is more actually. We wrote a complete guide with more details. Read our full hostel packing list.

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