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Hostel Suomenlinna

Great place to stay, very clean and safe! As reception has short working hours you need to rent a locker to keep your stuff.

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Facilities

  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Parking

Entertainment

  • Board Games

General

  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

In Room Facilities

  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

About Hostel Suomenlinna

Hostel Suomenlinna is a smaller-sized youth centre and youth education camp facility located on an important cultural landmark off the coast of Helsinki. Named as a Unesco World Heritage Site, the island of Suomenlinna is a maritime fortress dating back to 1750. Centre activities reflect the peaceful lifestyle of the island's inhabitants and call to mind the colourful history, beautiful maritime milieu and unique natural setting of the environment. The Finnish Youth Centre Association has been in charge of the administration of Hostel Suomenlinna since 2008.

Hostel Suomenlinna resides in a restored school building built for Russian children in 1908. After Finland became independent in 1917, the building housed Finnish defence forces. After this, the house was used as a school house for a second time, but in 1960 the students and teachers moved to a new building and the defence forces worked in the building once again. The building returned to serving educational purposes in 2002

Hostel has all together eight rooms and 40 beds on two floors. Rooms are for 1-10 people.

There are four dorm types available (downstairs, 4 rooms) - 6 beds(male dorm),7 beds(mixed), 8 beds(female dorm) and 10 beds(mixed).

Hostel has three private room types available (upstairs, 4 rooms): single, twin and triple. Extra beds available.

Dorm rooms come with solid bunk beds and a locker per bed. Rooms are spacious with high ceilings (4m). Single, twin and triple rooms come with single beds and have charming attic style ambiance. Toilets and showers (24h hot water) are in the corridor on both floors.

Bed linen and towel are provided in private rooms. Reading lights in all rooms. Heating system in all rooms for the winter time and double windows. No air-conditioning.

Hostel has three common areas; the dining hall with places for 40 people, the common room with comfy sofas and a table area in the upstairs hall next to the self catering kitchen corner.

Important Information

Conditions

Please note :
Cancellation policy : 24h

Check in : 14.00
Reception desk opening time: On the year 2014 we are open Monday to Saturday 8:00am till 4:00pm / Sundays and national holidays 8.00am till 12.00pm.
Othewise we are open Monday to Saturday 8:00am till 4:00pm / Sundays and national holidays 8:00am till 12pm.
Check out : 10.00

Credit and bank cards accepted

Breakfast not included.
Breakfast must be reserved 24h before and it cost 7,90 EURO for adults and 4,90 EURO for kids(under 12years, free for under 6 years old children).
Taxes are included

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Guest Reviews

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Great place to stay, very clean and safe! As reception has short working hours you need to rent a locker to keep your stuff.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The hostel is nice but the women's bathroom is flooded by the shower… it becomes a real padding pool !

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Nice location for a hostel!!Great views only for few steps any direction!)))

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
3
Facilities
1
Service
3

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*  The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 82% for this property is based on ratings provided by 29 guests.

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