Service and facilities


Are not allowed.


Check-in from 3 pm. Check-out before 11 am.

The hostel is situated on Birkagatan 8 in the eastern parts of Visby, 5-10 min walk from the city centre. The hostel has no front desk, please check in at Hotel Villa Borgen, Adelsgatan 11, Visby. Open daily 7 am to 8 pm. Check out before 11 am. If you are planning to arrive after 8 pm we ask you to contact Hotell Villa Borgen, +46498 20 33 06 for further information. We do not accept cash, all major credit cards accepted.

Age limit

For young persons traveling without their parents, we have an age limit of 18 year. We check the ID for all our guests when they check in. Persons between 18 and 24 will have to leave a deposit, which will be returned when they check out and no incidents have occurred during their stay. During week 29 guest of age 18-35 will have to leave a deposit of 1500 SEK, which will be returned when they check out if no incidents have occurred during their stay.

Bed linen and towels

Is included in the price rate.


No smoking indoors


Not included, can be prebooked. Please contact Hotell Villa Borgen.


All guests are required to follow the guidelines from Gotlands Kommun regarding recycling.


Taxi from the harbour is approx 120 SEK, from airport approx 150 SEK.

About Visby


Hotell Strandporten has no restaurant, but you find the sports bar O’Learys in the same building. It is open all year around.

Visby offers many restaurants! We will give you some suggestions and we are happy to help you to book a table!

Rental cars and bicycles

The front desk can help you with rental cars or bikes.


Kallbadhuset is situated by the most central sand beach in Visby. Here’s also a bridge.

Just outside the ring wall is “Solbergabadet”, offering indoor swimming pool and sauna. Please check opening hours at the front desk.


Form Fitness Visby is just a 5 min walk away from the hostel.


  • Supermarket: 500 m
  • City centre: 400 m
  • Airport: 3,5 km
  • Ferry terminal: 2,5 km
  • ATM: 400 m
  • Beach: 1,5 km
  • Restaurant: 400 m