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Academica Summer Hostel Hostel

Hietaniemenkatu 14, Helsinki, Finland

Hostel Domus Academica is located in the city centre! All rooms are equipped with private facilities and a small kitchen with a refrigerator. Morning sauna is free of charge! Read more

82% Overall Rating 177 out of 186 customers would recommend this property based on 186 reviews

Atmosphere 68%

Cleanliness 86%

Facilities 78%

Location 90%

Safety 88%

Staff 86%

Value 81%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 8.06USD

Important Information

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Customers using other booking channels have to comply within their own terms and conditions. Bookings made via other booking channels are not on the responsibility of Hostel Domus Academica.

BOOKING TERMS

PAYMENT TERMS AND FEES
All Customers have to give their credit card details upon booking a stay. The provided card must be valid for use during the time of their stay. The payment will be charged in advance from the credit card that the guest has provided when making the booking. All fees (cancellation fee, smoking fee, etc.) are separately announced, and Hostel Domus Academica has the right to perform a charge and preauthorisation on credit card provided upon booking.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Customer may cancel the booking free of charge at the latest of 24 hours before the arrival stated on the booking. Failure to cancel the booking within this time will result in a cancellation fee equal to the first night of the stay. Pre-paid bookings cannot be refunded even if cancelled and are stated as Non-Refundable bookings.

ROOM USE AND CHECKOUT
The check-in starts at 15:00 on the day of the arrival stated on the booking. Rooms are not guaranteed to be at the disposal of the guests before the check-in time. If the guests arrive to the premises before the check-in time on the arrival date, they can store their luggage in our luggage room free of charge until the rooms are ready.
The maximum number of guests is the number of beds per room and this can be considered as a default. For example, a twin room can accommodate a maximum of two guests. Children under the age of 4 can be considered as exceptions regarding the maximum amount of guests per room, and can be negotiated with our staff for each individual booking. However, Hostel Domus Academica does not guarantee any exceptions to be made or completed and holds all rights to act upon the default maximum number of guests per room.

GUEST RESPONSIBILITY
The Customer is responsible for the accuracy of the contact information at the time of the booking. Hostel Domus Academica is not liable in case the contact information of the Customer is incorrect at the time of the booking.
A guest staying in a room is fully responsible for all damages and costs incurred to the hotel (including, but not limited to, common premises and rooms with furniture and equipment), other customers or third parties or their property due to the negligence or wilful actions of the Customer, guest or other person they have allowed on the premises, or that are due to activities in breach of these Booking Terms. If the identity of the person staying in the room responsible for the damages or costs cannot be found out, or the damages or costs are not successfully retrieved from the person, the Customer shall be liable for the payment of the damages and costs.
The guests are responsible for reporting any problems or faults regarding their stay or their room immediately to Hostel Domus Academica so that repairing actions can be made.

ROOM CLEANING
The rooms are cleaned every four (4) days and the bed sheets and towels are changed every eight (8) days, if the same guest stays in the same room for the whole stay. Otherwise the rooms are always thoroughly cleaned when a previous guest checks out of the room and a new guest arrives there.

AGE RESTRICTIONS
A Customer must be at the age of eighteen (18) to make a booking with Hostel Domus Academica. If the Customer or the staying guest of the booking is below this age, a formal permission slip must be provided by the guest’s legal guardian.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Helsinki?

Contact us directly

Hostel Domus Academica is located in the city centre! All rooms are equipped with private facilities and a small kitchen with a refrigerator. Morning sauna is free of charge! Read more

Shared Rooms

4 Bed Male Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Private Rooms

Basic Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Basic 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Academica Summer Hostel

The rooms have a private toilet, shower and a kitchenette with a fridge. Kitchen equipment can be borrowed. Bed linen and towels are included in the room price. There is a possibility for internet connection in the rooms with a cable. Part of the rooms were renovated in 2004 and part in 2011.

Breakfast is available daily for 7,50 euros. We also have parking facilities; please contact us if you wish to reserve parking for your car. Safety boxes are available in the reception and we also have a free luggage room. Free internet can be used in our common room.

Our location is central; the hostel is situated close to the beautiful Hietaniemi beach, Kamppi shopping mall, restaurants and sightseeing attractions. Tram and bus stops are around the corner, while the metro, train and bus stations are only a short walk away.

Hostel Domus Academica won the Hostel of the Year 2008 as according to the Finnish Youth Hostel Federation.

Hostel Domus Academica welcomes you to stay with us and to enjoy the summer in Helsinki!

Accommodation Information

Please contact the reception in case you wish to have

* Baby bed in the room
* Car parking facilities

Some of the rooms were fully renovated during 2011. The rest of the rooms were renovated in 2004.

Official check out time 11 am.
Official check in time 3 pm.

Location Information

Hostel Domus Academica
Hietaniemenkatu 14
00100
Helsinki

Our location is central; the hostel is situated close to the beautiful Hietaniemi beach, Kamppi shopping mall, restaurants and sightseeing attractions. Tram and bus stops are around the corner, while the metro, train and bus stations are only a short walk away.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.