Stockholm is gearing up to be this year’s hottest, super chic destination for the girls.
With one of the world’s more active lesbian and feminist scenes, lesbian owned businesses, amazing shopping, great places to eat and not to mention, some beautiful Swedish women - you’d be mad not to sample what this stunning Scandinavian city has to offer. Plus, this year sees what everyone’s calling THE BIG GAY SUMMER, from Stockholm Pride, rolling into EUROGAMES, so if you haven’t found an excuse to visit, or to come back – then now is the time.
But what makes Stockholm truly special is its homely places to stay. From the ultra luxurious, to the design-oriented, to intimate, romantic bolt-holes. All the hotels in the Stockholm Gay and Lesbian Network are stunning choices when visiting the city, but here are some of our highlights below, those right in the heart of the action. The network also produce a specific guide for girls, so make sure you check it out. Alternatively, you can follow them on their Facebook page.
Södra Blasieholmshamnen 2, +46 8 22 31 60
Calling itself a “second generation boutique hotel,” the sensual Lydmar provides an informal take on 5-star service. Rooms are super stylish and spacious, and its location on Stockholm’s majestic waterfront, just across from the Old Town, Gamla Stan and the Royal Palace, is unbeatable.
Östra Järnvägsgatan 35, +46 8 676 98 00
One of Stockholm’s most trendy hotels – a significant landmark for the city combining the best of Scandinavian architecture and design. Unique, timeless and stylish décor makes you live and breathe Scandinavia! The Spa bar on the roof is breathtaking and you can even sing along with ABBA (you know you want to) in the hotel lobby.
Vasaplan 4-7, +46 8 661 86 00
Inspired by the unique magic of Scandinavian light, the Nordic Light Hotel serves up a multitude of light-themed perks, including 'mood rooms' with light beds than can be adjusted to fit your disposition. Perfect for that dirty weekend away. ;)