Hostel | Suomenlinna C 9, Helsinki, Finland 00190
292 out of 320 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (03/11/2013)
Peter Burgess thinks…
"This was our first time in Helsinki, and, not being very regular international travellers, it may be our only time visiting. It's an unorthodox place to stay, but for setting, there probably isn't a…"Read all Hostel Suomenlinna reviews
- Credit cards accepted
- Car Parking
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Secure lockers
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Washing machines
- Wheelchair accessible
- Laundry service
- Reception (limited hours)
- Common area / room
- Communal kitchen
- Internet access in public areas
- Breakfast USD 10.29
- Towel USD 2.74
PLEASE NOTE: The Hostel Suomenlinna reseption is open Mon – Sat 08.00-16.00 and Sun (and holy days) 8.00-13.50. When you make a reservation we will automatically send you an instruction e-mail, which will give you further information how to enter the hostel outside the opening times. Welcome to Hostel Suomenlinna!
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00
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|Shared Rooms A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.|
10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
8 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
6 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
7 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
|Private Rooms A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.|
2 person Garden View (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
Single Ocean View (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
Triple Garden View (Shared bathroom)No meals or drinks included
About Hostel Suomenlinna
All our staff members speak several languages; Finnish, English, French, Spanish, German and Swedish. We know Helsinki and Suomenlinna as our pockets; don't hesitate to ask us any kind of travel information. If we don't know the answer, we will Google it for you.
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. In the summer time it is cool to relax at our back yard area. Free Wi-Fi access is also available throughout the property, and you can use our computer in lounge area for free.
We have good values in our every day work. By using the services of Hostel Suomenlinna you will support the Finnish and international youth work. Hostel Suomenlinna is run by the Finnish Youth Centre Association. The main purpose of the National Youth Centres is to support the work of teachers and trainers and to be of service to national and international youth activities.
We are members of the european youth card and consider youth by affordable youth prices for groups with over 5 members (age limit 29 years). A valid european youth card is required.
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.
Suomenlinna C 9
00190 Helsinki, Finland
Hostel Suomenlinna is located on the north top of Iso Mustasaari, on one of the four islands of Suomenlinna. This 250-year-old fortress is situated 2km and 15 minutes ferry trip from the Market Square next to Helsinki City Hall and Presidential Palace, where the Helsinki Region Transport ferry leaves and arrives. Thanks to the regular, punctual and comfortable ferries, all of Helsinki's attractions are easily accessible. Our unique location means also that you can quickly change from the hectic city buzz to the Zen atmosphere of Suomenlinna. The ferry ride is worth of admiring the beautiful archipelago scenery and its part of the charm when staying at Suomenlinna both in the summer and in the winter.
Suomenlinna (called also Viapori, Sveaborg in Swedish) has been preserved intact because of its military use. In 1991 it was included in Unesco’s World Heritage List. Suomenlinna is not only a historical monument from the 18th century, but a lively neighbourhood of 850 inhabitants with i.e. an elementary school, kindergarten, guest boats' haven, art school, artists' studios, military school, recording studio, several restaurants, cafés and museums.
Hostel is right next to the grocery store, kiosk and post office, church and three of the islands eight restaurants and cafés. We can reserve you a guided tour on the island, lend you a torch the check the islands old spooky tunnels or reserve a sauna for your group.