36 hours in...Stockholm
Lydmar Hotel is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

1. Lydmar Hotel

9.2
Södra Blasieholmshamnen 2, Stockholm, Stockholm
Hotel · Norrmalm · 45 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Special treat: The remodelled Lydmar (0046 8 22 31 60, lydmar.com), in a prime spot on the waterfront near the National Museum, is the perfect blend of old and new.Rooms from £299.

Hotel Rival is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

2. Hotel Rival

8.7
Mariatorget 3, Stockholm, Stockholm
Hotel · Mariatorget · 37 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Mid-range: Set in a former 1930s cinema, the ritzy Hotel Rival (0046 8 545 789 00; hotelrival.se) oozes Art Deco charm and contemporary comforts with PlayStations in every room. Rooms from £149.

Queen's Hotell is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

3. Queen's Hotell

5.7
Drottninggatan 71 A (at Olof Palmes Gata), Stockholm, Stockholm
Hotel · Södra Adolf Fredrik · 10 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Budget: In a city not known for its value, the Queen’s Hotel (0046 8 24 94 60; queenshotel.se) offers comfy, no-fuss rooms around a courtyard in the shopping district. From £133.

Monteliusvägen is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

4. Monteliusvägen

9.5
Monteliusvägen, Stockholm, Stockholm
Scenic Lookout · Mariatorget · 31 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Turn the autumnal darkness to your advantage and stroll along Monteliusvägen, a quarter-mile-long hillside path on Södermalm, the boho-chic southern island.

Pelikan/Kristallen is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

5. Pelikan/Kristallen

8.7
Blekingegatan 40, Stockholm, Stockholm
Scandinavian Restaurant · Östra Katarina · 120 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Stay in Södermalm for an excellent dinner at Pelikan (0046 8 5560 9090; pelikan.se; mains around £20). The wood-panelled former beerhall offers hearty fare so Swedish it’s almost retro.

Gamla Stan is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

6. Gamla Stan

Stockholm, Stockholm
Neighborhood · 73 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Start by getting lost in the streets of Gamla Stan, on the small but strategically central island that houses the official home of the Swedish monarchy.

The Royal Palace is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

7. The Royal Palace

8.4
(Kungliga slottet)
Slottsbacken (Gamla Stan), Stockholm, Stockholm
Palace · Storkyrkan · 34 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: The Kungliga Slottet (0046 8 402 6130; royalcourt.se, £14) is one of the few European palaces permanently open to the public. Make for the unostentatious Royal Apartments.

Östermalms Saluhall is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

8. Östermalms Saluhall

9.1
Humlegårdsgatan 1 (Östermalmstorg), Stockholm, Stockholm
Gourmet Shop · Stureplan - Lärkstaden · 91 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: The Östermalms Saluhall (ostermalmshallen.se) is a splendid 19th-century red-brick food hall with speciality stalls.

Åhléns City is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

9. Åhléns City

7.8
Klarabergsgatan 50 (Drottningatan), Stockholm, Stockholm
Department Store · Klara · 43 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: As the light falters, start shopping. Åhléns City (0046 8 676 6000; ahlens.se), the city’s landmark department store, with its gilt clock, occupies an entire block.

Designtorget is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

10. Designtorget

8.3
Sergelgången 29, Stockholm, Stockholm
Design Studio · Klara · 7 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: DesignTorget (0046 08 21 91 50; designtorget.se), is a wonderland of great Art Deco gifts.

Nationalmuseum is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

11. Nationalmuseum

7.1
Södra Blasieholmshamnen 2 (Blasieholmen), Stockholm, Stockholm
Art Museum · Norrmalm · 17 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Head over to the National Museum (0046 8 519 543 00; nationalmuseum.se; entry from £11, closed Mondays) for a fika. Sit among trees and chandeliers in the skylit atrium café.

Centralbadet is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

12. Centralbadet

8.6
Drottninggatan 88, Stockholm, Stockholm
Spa · Södra Adolf Fredrik · 9 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Warm your bones at the Centralbadet (0046 8 545 213 00; centralbadet.se, entry from £21), a historic Art Nouveau public spa with four therapeutic pools and mixed saunas.

Ekstedt is one of 36 hours in...Stockholm.

13. Ekstedt

8.7
Humlegårdsgatan 17, Stockholm, Stockholm
Scandinavian Restaurant · Stureplan - Lärkstaden · 10 tips and reviews

The TelegraphThe Telegraph: Book a late dinner at Ekstedt (0046 8 611 12 10; ekstedt.nu), a “caveman cuisine” experience, where local produce is cooked in a wood-fired oven, cast-iron stove or fire pit. Three-course menu, £62.