We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 14 Rovaniemi accommodations

Hostel Rudolf

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Koskikatu 41, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
Hotel amenities
Hostel Rudolf

Enter dates for best prices

Best prices for your stay
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Booking.com Hostelworld.com Otel.com
and 3 more sites!
56%
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Iiro S Vaasa, Finland
Write a Review

42 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    2
    21
    13
    5
    1
See reviews for
6
10
11
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (4)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Vaasa, Finland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rudolf has obviously earlier been a hotel that has been downgraded to a hostel. That is why it is like a hotel. Spacious clean rooms with avarage furniture, three beds. Rooms are with shower/wc. Overall appearance is tidy. Price/ quality relation ok. If you are three, it is approx. 20 e/ persons (with the price we paid) which is cheap.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beersheba, Israel
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 8 nights and it was really great. The location is perfect, about 10 minutes to the center and there are supermarkets, Mcdonalds and travel agencies nearby. It's not cheap like other hostels around the world but it's the cheapest in Rovaniemi. The room is small but clean and its warm.There's a Free wi-fi and there's a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Adelaide, Australia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I went in March alone but ended up having the room to myself. It's very clean and comfortable. It is expensive for a hostel but that's what you have to expect in Lapland. It's about a 10 minute walk from Santa Claus Hotel(where you check in) and pubs, shops etc..McDonalds is just down the road so if you get hungry,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lima, Peru
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I got to the hostel having arrived at the train station. Having left my main pack in the large lockers at the station (2€), I walked the 10-15 minutes to the hotel Santa Claus (with day sack) to check in. Tip - You can get a map from the ticket office as you go in on the right hand side.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Darmstadt, Germany
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

+ by far the cheapest place in rovaniemi, fairly central, clean, wifi free - check in 500m away, for a hostel relatively expensive, no common area like a 'proper' hostel ( i think there might be a small kitchen though)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hong Kong, China
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The reception is far away from the hostel. It takes 45 mins to walk to there, carrying your luggage walking on the snow. The wifi is very weak and slow. The place is small and dirty. The surrounding area is very dark at night, I dont think it is safe. It is very expensive, over £100 for a night

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vilnius, Lithuania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

nice and clean, good location (about 600 m to town center and 2-3 min walk to Pilke and Arktikum. bad: no internet connection in the room. have to go on hallway to have internet.also no reception but the people at santa claus hotel let me keep my luggage in their locker room for 1 day after check out.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
19 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

The title says it all really, the price is a bit on the high side by Finnish standards but not overly so. The town is quite small so here walking is no problem, is closer to train station. There were no really other options for hostels when I booked, but given than I had the room to myself for three... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kortrijk
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

+ Cheap accomodation (by Finland standards) + Room is large enough for being a hostel room, although the bathroom is quite small + Fast and free wireless internet + Free parking places + Breakfast at Hotel Santa Claus costs only 11 euro per person. +/- Note that you have to pick up your room keys at Hotel Santa Claus which... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

We stayed there for one night and it was ok. It is located quite in the center, you can walk to the center in about five minutes. The check-in is in Hotel Santa Claus in the center, that's no problem. The room was nice and clean, we had our own bathroom. We didn't try the kitchen.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Hostel Rudolf? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hostel Rudolf

Also Known As:
Hostel Rudolf Hotel Rovaniemi
Hostel Rudolf Hotel
Hostel Rudolf Rovaniemi, Finland - Lapland
Address: Koskikatu 41, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
Location: Finland > Lapland > Rovaniemi
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 14 Specialty lodging in Rovaniemi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Rudolf 2*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, HostelWorld, Otel, Priceline, TripOnline SA and HostelBookers so you can book your Hostel Rudolf reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Hostel Rudolf, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added Hostel Rudolf to your Saves list