Hostels in Uppland Hostels in Uppland

You are looking for hostels in Uppland? 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 Uppland 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 Uppland.

All Cities in Uppland

We list every single hostel in Uppland and the world. In total, we have 1 cities in Uppland 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 Uppland 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 Uppland. 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 Uppland

Uppland is a historical province on the eastern coast of Sweden. It is surrounded by the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Bothnia in the East and by other traditional provinces in the South, East and North. Uppland is generally a flat terrain all over except in the South, where it is features wooded elevations, islands and deep bays. The northern part is filled with green, leafy forests and bogs. Uppsala is the principal city in Uppland and known to be a cultural, historical and religious center of Sweden. There are several budget and youth hostels throughout the region. Book your hostels in Uppland ahead of time, especially if your stay extends for more than one night. The hostel prices are modest, so call local tourist offices or book your hostels online.

The Carl von Linné´s Botanical Garden is a place you must definitely visit in Uppland. It is home to over 1,300 different kinds of herbs and flowers. The exquisite mix of colors and fragrances is a heavenly experience indeed! The brick house in the garden is a museum now. The garden is open for visitors during summer. The town of Älvkarleby has the river Dalälven’s three tributaries merge as one mighty waterfall, and is also home to the region's fishing center. You can fish for salmon, pike and bass here. Most of the youth hostels in Älvkarleby are situated on the waterfront.

While on your visit here, stop off and visit the 16th century Uppsala Castle. The site is famed in history for the overthrow of the Church in favor of monarchy. The Uppsala Cathedral is a magnificent structure with its glorious spires reaching 118.7 meters into the sky. Designed in French Gothic style, this cathedral with its chapels, stained glass windows, treasury and artifacts is a sight that should not be missed. While you are here, stop over at Old Uppsala which is 5 kilometers north of Uppsala. It contains royal mounds on a ridge that house graves of the kings. An exhibition is held there to provide more historical information about the royals.

The Kvekgården farm is one of Uppland's wonders as it is one of the few older farms that are preserved in their original location. It dates back to the 18th century and houses a farmhouse and stables. You can also visit Carolina Rediviva which is the oldest university library of Sweden. Many hostels in Uppland offer easy access and transportation to numerous interesting spots and historic places in the region.

expert for Uppland hostels

Handwritten by local expert for Uppland hostels Joy Barboza

Travel Tips for Uppland - 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 Uppland. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Uppland. 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 Uppland

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 Uppland?

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 Uppland 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 Uppland 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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