Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced the opening of three boutique hotels in Sweden under the JdV by Hyatt brand. Story Hotel Riddargatan and Story Hotel Signalfabriken in Stockholm, and Story Hotel Studio Malmö in Malmö, Sweden– all join Hyatt’s independent collection portfolio, significantly increasing Hyatt’s brand presence in Sweden. The three hotels join Hotell Reisen bringing the total number of Hyatt properties in the country to four.
The JdV by Hyatt brand caters to free-spirited guests seeking vibrant and socially inclusive stays – bringing people from all walks of life together through joy-driven services. Deeply rooted in the culture of its local neighborhood, each hotel is as unique as the individuals who enter through its doors, providing guests with a range of locally inspired programming that allows them to connect authentically with the surrounding community during their stay. With modern, Scandinavian design that reflects the edgy nature of both Swedish cities, the hotels offer amenities for business and leisure travelers alike.
Story Hotel Riddargatan, Story Hotel Signalfabriken and Story Hotel Studio Malmö all feature individually designed boutique guestrooms, vibrant public spaces and food and beverage offerings for both visitors and residents.
Story Hotel Riddargatan, Stockholm
The 83-room hotel is designed with an industrial theme to reflect the building’s former life as an apartment complex, a famous hair saloon and garage. The rooms are perfect for urbanites looking for a stylish place to stay, featuring distressed walls, sleek furniture, and rustic exposed pipework.
Food and drink
The Bar & Lounge is a distinct space, popular with local residents as well as hotel guests, serving a wide menu of cocktails, and offering DJ sets several evenings a week. The hotel also has a fantastic restaurant, Ling Long, specializing in Southeast Asian cuisine.
Located in the trendy area of downtown Stockholm, Story Hotel Riddargatan is just around the corner from the business and shopping district of Stureplan – appealing to both business and leisure travelers. For those interested in immersing themselves in the vibrant city center, the hotel is close to most key tourist attractions, ferry boats to the archipelago and designer shops and boutiques.
Story Hotel Signalfabriken, Stockholm
Story Hotel Signalfabriken features 83 individual guestrooms, all chic and contemporary in their design. With copper plating, brick walls and rainfall showers, the hotel is perfect for those who prefer a modern industrial vibe.
Food and drink
Guests can grab a delicious burger at the in-house restaurant, Phil’s Burger, or enjoy a drink as the bustling bar which hosts DJ sets throughout the week.
Located inside the listed Signalfabriken building, formerly a fire station and town hall, the industrial-chic hotel serves as the perfect home base for both business guests attending meetings in the surrounding areas of Solna Business Park, and leisure guests who want quick access to Stockholm’s city center. The hotel is ideal for those interested in exploring the Friends Arena and Mall, Scandinavia’s biggest shopping center, which also has an IMAX theatre, and can be reached by car in about 10 minutes.
Story Hotel Studio Malmö
Story Hotel Studio Malmö features 95 unique guestrooms, all designed to reflect the distinct look and feel, and vibrant nature of the local neighbourhoods. With an airy and modern finish, each bedroom offers guests a beautiful view overlooking the city center and/or ocean glass windows.
Food and drink
The hotel features a restaurant on the 14th floor, Kasai in the Sky, with views overlooking Malmö and the Oresund – showcasing both the ocean and city skyline. The restaurant serves delicious modern Japanese cuisine, paired perfectly with one of the many cocktails available at the bar. The rooftop comes alive during the evening, with great music and a lively atmosphere.
Story Hotel Studio Malmö is located by the water at Universitetsholmen, a few minutes walking distance from the Malmö Central Station and city center, making it the perfect springboard for guests to explore the city. The hotel is located within the STUDIO building, which also features conference and meeting facilities, corporate offices, retail outlets, several restaurants, and a café. The best way to explore the city is by bike, which is perfect as Story Hotel Studio Malmö offers free cycle hires for all guests.