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Hostel Suomenlinna

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Suomenlinna C 9, Helsinki 00190, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This was one of the cleanest hostels I've stayed at in all my travels and you can't find a more unique location in Helsinki with a hostel. Suomenlinna is a really interesting gem in Helsinki and being able to stay there over night is brilliant. The hostel has clean rooms and bathrooms which is really kind of rare for hostels... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The hostel used to be a school and has lots of character. It was clean and quiet with convenient showers and toilets. Towels are included. There was an interesting mix of people staying and staff was friendly and helpful. It is a good location to enjoy the island and catch the ferry. Definitely good value for money.

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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

This hostel is located on the island. Be certain to check the ferries before you go, they vary dependant on the time of year! Nevertheless, the hostel is easy to find, close to a small shop and good value.

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Hobart, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

When looking on-line for a nights accommodation, I was initially a bit put off Hostel Suomenlinna due to its location on an island off Helsinki. With fairly short notice and prices in the central city getting pretty high for the one night I had in Helsinki, I decided to book it based on some pretty positive reviews. I'm pleased that... More

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Helsinki, Finland
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Hostel itself is just an average type but you will definitely love the location of this hostel. It is in Suomenlinna Island, a historic island in Helsinki. Clean and sound environment, so nice views around.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Clearly everything around this hostel is quite amazing! You have a full island with great landscape, great buildings, a submarine on land, the sea and Helsinki on the horizon. If you want a quiet place with historic background, Suomenlinna Islands is the perfect choice. As for the hostel, is not waht you would expect from such a great place. The... More

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31 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

This hostel is located on an island in front of Helsinki. The ferry takes about 17min to get there and runs 24hrs a day. The hostel is a renovated historic building in a former fortress. Therefore the walls are thick and the windows just medium sized. You have a good equiped kitchen in the upper floor and a common room... More

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Toronto, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We stayed here our first night in Helsinki. I wanted to start exploring Helsinki with the fortress and island. What bettter way to do it than to stay on the island? Which we did, even though we arrived late afternoon. But with all that daylight mid-July night time is far, far away. The Suomenlinna Hostel is quite close to the... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

cool location if u want something cheap.and quiet and on the historic island of suomelnina... there is one drawback is that last ferry to island is at 2am so u stay in helsinki till 6am if u miss the last boat :))

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Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

This is the cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in and one of the most beautifully designed. It's an old school building and the dorms are mostly converted classrooms. They have paid attention to every detail with this place, everything looked good quality. The hostel was fairly quiet whilst we were there, and I saw guests as young as 2 and... More

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Address: Suomenlinna C 9, Helsinki 00190, Finland
Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Suomenlinna 2*
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