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Hostel Suomenlinna

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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Best price-quality rate! Offers hostel type dorms, twin rooms and family rooms. Quiet with a friendly staff. An old brick building (an old school..?) with thick walls. The Suomenlinna Island is worth a visit around the year. The ferry is a nice plus, they run 1-2x/hour from early morning to late night. The hostel is only a 2 min walk...

1Thank Kaisa H
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Thank you for your feedback :) The house actually was originally built as an old elementary school in 1908. Welcome again any time! -Petra-

Wessling, Germany
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This hostel is located on the island of Suomenlinna, near the docks. The ambient is extremely calm for such a touristic area, and the prices for night are OK. The rooms are what you expect for the price, with lots of people but that is not a problem. The only drawback is that the reception hours are not long and...

Thank CristinaNeliel
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I only booked here because it was the cheapest option I could find at short notice and I'm really glad it worked out that way. The ferry to Suomenlinna was easy to find from the train station. I was able to check in early and found the staff to be super helpful and friendly. It's a small hostel but it...

Thank Johnna R
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This hostel was fairly cheap. Uniquely located in a small island which is one of top tourist destination in Helsinki. The room and bathroom was clean. Don't worry with the access, as the boat ready to serve you till midnight.

1Thank Aryudho M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I spent 1 night at the dorm room here. It was very enjoyable. For me, the best part of this hostel is the location. The feeling that you're staying on an island separated by (although it's only) a 15-minute ferry ride but still inside the capital area was quite interesting. It's more calm and peaceful. Plus, you can take a...

Thank Suri-GH
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Spent a good night staying here. Very easy to get to and from using the ferry from the market place. Hostel was simple, but clean, bright, with friendly staff and good shared dorm room. Big communal space to relax / for breakfast. Perfect to start from if you are wanting a tour of this fortress island, I had a very...

Thank TheDanHB
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Its super place to stay alone with my own thoughts hostel at night and island itself. Great place to take a walk or even running. Good service. Some fresh coffee and tee available all time. Good internet connectio

Thank Mateusz K
San Jose, California
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I enjoyed staying here! It was very quiet during my stay but I met plenty of people just being on this gem of an island. There are a handful of cafes and bars to stop in, and many people spend the day out here anyway to have a cool picnic. But if you don't want to stay on the island...

Thank katiealton18
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This is a great hostel, as long as you aren't expecting to party. After a long trip, this was my last stop and the quiet Suomenlinna Hostel was exactly what I wanted. I'd definitely go here again. Don't be put off by the location from Helsinki- even in the "low" season there are multiple ferries each hour and it leaves...

1Thank kiska05
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Booked this place solely based on the location and of course the reviews of the hostel itself. The ferry ride from the Market Square was shorter than expected, a mere 12 minute ride. To me this place offered the best of two worlds, staying in a quiet scenic place and at the same time being very close to the city...

1Thank TurboDK

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Suomenlinna has 39 beds and 8 rooms in two floors, a customer kitchen and a cozy lounge area. We offer free wifi all around the house, a guest computer, TV and complimentary coffee & tea for all our guests. Our rooms and facilities are clean and homey, they are suitable for back packers, couples, friends and families as well. You can choose a private room or a bunk bed in a dorm. All beds are clean and comfortable. You can find board games and books in our lounge area. Our guest kitchen is equipped with a stove, fridge, microwave, water boiler and a coffee machine. For our little guests we have a chest of toys, a high chair and equipment for outdoor games. A baby bed is complimentary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Suomenlinna

Address: Suomenlinna C 9, Helsinki 00190, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki
Price Range: €25 - €96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Suomenlinna 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“If you come in off-peak season you might want to choose smaller size room, otherwise it will be a bit creepy.”
aryudhom, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Dorm rooms are on the ground floor, singles/doubles/triples on the top floor.”
kiska05, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“1st floor is dormatry type, where 2nd floor is quieter, for 2-people room or single room. There is no elevators, just stairs in the faciility.”
711oscarl, 18 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Check the ferry timetable before booking.”
Buckingham01, 18 Oct 2013 | Read review
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