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Hostel Suomenlinna

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Suomenlinna C 9, Helsinki 00190, Finland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Athens, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
49 helpful votes 49 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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London
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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
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15 reviews 15 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
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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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Harz
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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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*
Number of rooms: 10
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