HostelBookers Logo
WEBSITE FEEDBACK
No booking fees

Hostel Suomenlinna

Hostel | Suomenlinna C 9, Helsinki, Finland 00190

89.6% Overall Rating

295 out of 323 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

Facilities

  • 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

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 10.35
  • Towel USD 2.76

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

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!

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Helsinki?

Contact us directly

See other properties in Helsinki

Eurohostel
34.50 USD

Hostel 80.6% 827 reviews
Apartment Kruununhaan
69.00 USD

Hostel Not yet rated
Kongressikoti
80.04 USD

Hostel 89.3% 26 reviews
Hotel Finn
34.16 USD

Hotel 2.5 star 92.3% 80 reviews
CheapSleep Apartments
33.81 USD

Apartment Not yet rated
CheapSleep Hostel Helsinki
20.70 USD

Hostel 80.5% 145 reviews
HOSTEL DOMUS ACADEMICA
37.95 USD

Hostel 82.4% 530 reviews
Hostel Stadion
31.74 USD

Hostel 76.1% 747 reviews

Overview

Welcome to Hostel Suomenlinna! We are a small, modern, cosy and newly renovated hostel in an ancient school building on the islands of Suomenlinna sea fortress, in a neighbourhood of 850 inhabitants and Unesco world heritage site. If you are looking for a more peaceful, idyllic and even exotic environment to stay than a normal hostel & city environment is, Hostel Suomenlinna and Suomenlinna islands are an excellent choice for you! Read more

Enter dates to check prices


  •  
    Invalid date
     
    Invalid Date - Cannot be in the past
     
    Invalid Date - Check-Out cannot be beyond 23/04/2015

  •  
    Invalid date
     
    Invalid Date - Cannot be in the past
     
    Invalid Date - Check-Out cannot be beyond 23/04/2015
     
    Your check-out date is before your check-in date. Please check your dates and try again.
     
    Bookings can only be made for a maximum period of 31 days. Please enter alternative dates and try again.

processing
Shared Rooms Help! 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 Help! 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

Hostel Suomenlinna is a friendly and laid back hostel with a charming archipelago nature around it. We have welcomed travellers from all around the world as a hostel, a youth camp centre and a meeting point for groups since 2002.
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.

Accommodation Information

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.

Location Information

Hostel Suomenlinna
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.