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Summer break is coming closer and therefore Finnish hostels welcome vacationists.

Are you looking for a quiet stay in holiday resorts surrounded by nature, far away from the hustle of the city? Or are you attracted to city sights and lively summer events? Finnish hostels offer affordable, comfortable and sociable accommodation such as in the city or on the countryside each along your way.

Stress less holidays in countryside hostels

At countryside hostels you can spend relaxed and leisured holidays on the Finnish countryside. There is enough to do and to see in the hostels for children as well as adults. In many of the hostels you can rent bicycles and boats and lend different kinds of indoor- and outdoor games. The hostel’s informal and relaxed atmosphere surely suits also the children’s mood.

The perfect resort for families on the countryside is Hostel Lomakivi in Kymenlaakso. There you can stay in log houses, in which you’ll find all the comfort you want on vacation - from the living rooms to the kitchen. You can either rent one of the small rooms for yourself or can choose a whole house for more people when travelling in larger groups. If you don’t want to cook own meals, you can also lean back and just enjoy Lomakivi’s rich varity of local food offers.

At in Kaustinen located hostel Koskelan Lomatalo, you can get introduced to the country house life of central Ostrobothnia. In the hostel’s yard children may admire among other things horses, chicken and rabbits. In hostel Koskelan Lomatalo you stay in a home-like environment equipped with your own bathroom and 1-3 bedded rooms or courtyard building. Common rooms also have a spacious seating area and cooking facilities. You can book from the hostel also half-boarded packages.

The rustic hut Tapion Tupa is situated in the fabulous sandbanks of Kalajoki. Built with the respect for old buildings Tapion Tupa offers comfortable and varied accommodation in traditional surroundings. The area also has the Tapiola waterpark, where especially the families’ youngest spend a joyful day. Hostel Tapion Tupa offers you plenty of ostrobothnian, genuine and pure home-made local food. From the shop you can buy souvenirs, crafts and foods to take home made by local producers.

City holidays in city hostels 

Located in the capital are hostels, where you can sense the international atmosphere, particularly in July and August. On the way are then many foreign travellers, which often begin their journey through Finland starting from Helsinki.

Voted as hostel of the year 2016 Hostel Domus Academica is situated in the centre of Helsinki in the vicinity of tram stops and only less than one kilometre away from Hietaniemi beach. The hostel’s location allows you both city and beach holidays. At Hostel Domus Academica you can spend the night in comfortable 1-3 bedded rooms, which are equipped with kitchenette and bathroom. Common facilities include a guest kitchen, book exchange and activities like board games and computers. The hostel’s staff provides you gladly with hints for summerly Helsinki and tells you about the city's attractions and trending eateries.

Nostalgic romance of travel can be sensed at Turku’s Laivahostel Borea. It is located on the ship Bore, which is nowadays permanently docked in the arm of Aurajoki river. However Bore’s past comes from larger oceans; the steamer transported cars and passengers as a ferry between Finland and Sweden, but has also been used in the Mediterranean Sea until the Red Sea. In the Laivahostel Bore guest can stay in cabins, each having its own small bathroom.

Book your summer accommodation on time

Summer hostel accommodation is worth booking in advance, so that rooms offer allow more choices. Come explore our diverse hostel range and find your summer holiday accommodation in Finland. >>> all hostels are here

Translation: Susanne Schick
(Original 04/2016)