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Hostel Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna C 9, Helsinki 00190, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 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... More 

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Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

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... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The hostel is on the island of Suomolinna, not the mainland of Helsinki. This hostel was quiet and very clean. A staff member was there to make breakfast for me in the morning even though I was the only customer staying there at the time. The best part was that even though it was well below freezing and snowing outside... More 

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Skovde, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Think about it, it's a chance for you to stay ON a world heritage site, isn't that enough already?! No, but seriously. This place is very quite. The check in time is relatively short, but they gave you a code in case you arrive after the attendent left the office. Maybe it's because of the weekend and I asked for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Fairly inexpensive, hostel was clean, very quiet no partying goes on at this hostel. Somewhat inconvenient due to having to get the ferry back and forth to Helsinki Market Square, but you know that before you book, ferry is fairly cheap. The novelty of staying on the island was pretty good. Great to walk around the island fortress in the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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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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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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London
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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
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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
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3 hotel reviews
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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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