Hostel Café Koti

Hostel Café Koti

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4.5
#1 of 7 hostels in Rovaniemi
Location
4.9
Cleanliness
4.9
Service
4.5
Value
4.7
Here in Hostel Koti we have 23 rooms, 3 dormitories and one private apartment, all furnished in Scandinavian style. In total, we have 84 beds for our guests. We serve breakfast every morning and it’s included in the price for private rooms. There is also a kitchen, comfortable lounge area, Wi-Fi and daily sauna, all free of charge for guests to use. At the Café, we want people to take a break from the Arctic city buzz and have a cup of coffee in relaxed atmosphere. There are 80 seats and we serve good coffee, soft drinks, pastries and food. A healthy lunch is also available daily during the week. The Café is a great melting pot for locals and travelers alike!
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Board games / puzzles
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Parking garage
Wifi
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Room features
Air conditioning
Bath / shower
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
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Languages Spoken
English, Finnish

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Valtakatu 21, Rovaniemi 96200 Finland
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mgpetts wrote a review Mar 2020
United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed in a double room. Really good breakfast, comfy beds, good sauna (available one hour per day), nice staff. Can't go wrong - stay here. Only thing is there is no tea or coffee in the room, so buy some from the supermarket and use the kitchen for the hot water
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from hostelcafekoti, Reception at Hostel Café Koti
Responded Mar 26, 2020
Thank your for your review! It´s so nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and also offered a useful tip for the future guests. The common kitchen is indeed very practical for all the guests to use! Hope to have you back some day :)
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CarynLiew wrote a review Apr 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed in a 10 pax dorm during low season ( end Sep) , only few of us in the dorm. Comfy bed and duvet. They have the lockers at the entrance to the room instead of next to bed, which is a better arrangement, there are rooms for big luggage. There is a shared kitchen and lounge at the same floor, with all cooking utensils that you need. Shared Bathroom are spacious, unlike bathroom that I had seen in other hostels. There are few supermarkets and restaurant within walking distance, and also bus stop for buses heading Santa Village.
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Date of stay: September 2019
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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TheDuchessofSend wrote a review Jan 2023
Guildford, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed 3 nights spread out over our week in Rov. Each time check in was a breeze, each room was clean, warm, comfortable and the wet room had lashing of hot water. Perfect after a busy day of activities.
The breakfast was exceptional for the price. Try the buttery porridge it’s amazing and I’m 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿. Boiled eggs,meats, cheese, yoghurt and the best bread for toasting.
There is even a kitchen for guests to make their own meals and a funky lounge area. And not forgetting the large sauna.
All in this is the perfect base for a holiday,we even used the underground car park. Highly recommend this excellent place and it’s friendly staff
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Date of stay: January 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Underground car park is secure for leaving rental cars in . We tried the standard and up graded...
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Coral Ok wrote a review Jan 2020
3.0 of 5 bubbles
The staff seemed rude and unhelpful, the room was nothing special but you pay for what you get so all ok in that sense. When we arrived there was a used cotton bud on the carpet and the pillows and bed sheets didn’t smell fresh and had hairs on them. Breakfast however was ok. Nothing too much to choose from but satisfied after. This was close to a 24hour super market which was ideal and the location for restaurants was good.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from hostelcafekoti, Reception at Hostel Café Koti
Responded Mar 26, 2020
Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear there were some shortcomings that kept you from fully enjoying your stay with us. We deeply apologize the issue with tidiness; we take cleaning very seriously and always aim to improve in it, so hopefully your next stay will be prefect with us!
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Freedom754261 wrote a review Feb 2020
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My wife and I stayed for two nights. The hostel was great. The room was large and very nicely decorated, it was very clean. It was located in the centre of town. Breakfast was great, delicious food and lots of choice. We also ate lunch there which was good value. The staff were very friendly and helpful, giving local advice regarding taxi fares etc. We were able to lock our luggage away on the last day for as long as we wished which was helpful. We would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Elvira C wrote a review Jan 2020
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I stayed there from 19th til 26th of January. May I say that the location is perfect, rooms are nice, everything you need after a long day of exploring the city. Breakfast was good, they have home baked bread and plant based milk, that goes perfectly with the best and tastiest coffee in town!
Staff is very friendly!
Tip: They don't have hairdryer in the bathroom, you have to ask for on at the reception for 5 eur (deposit, you will get it back!) for the whole time you are staying there.
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Date of stay: January 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled on business
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Deedeedanii wrote a review Mar 2024
Burscough, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fabulous Hostel
The rooms are so comfortable with large lockers for your personal bags, the bunk beds were very comfortable and the dorm was pleasantly warm at a constant temperature. Shower rooms kept very clean and never had to wait always available. The staff were lovely and very helpful loaning me a travel plug for my visit,I have nothing negative to say about the hostel and would definitely return again. I did take an eye mask and earplugs although it wasn’t noisy but ensured I slept all night undisturbed
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Date of stay: March 2024
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Traveled solo
Room Tip: Ask for a bottom bunk availability if you prefer not to climb
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Lydia1995 wrote a review Jan 2020
3.0 of 5 bubbles
We booked a private double room. Location was excellent and decor was quite nice. Breakfast was nice but was the same limited choice every day. However cleanliness wasn’t the best we found a used ear bud in our room and the pillows didn’t smell clean at all. Also staff weren’t very friendly. Was ok for the money but not great
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from hostelcafekoti, Reception at Hostel Café Koti
Responded Mar 26, 2020
Thank you for your review! It is nice to hear your enjoyed your stay with us! We deeply apologize the possibly deficient tidiness of the room. We take cleaning very seriously and it is our highest priority to always improve in it, so hopefully next time you will have a perfect stay!
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Jim L wrote a review Jan 2023
Brentwood, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed here in December 2022 haivng found the hostel on Booking.com. It was really good.

We had a private bedroom with bathroom which was clean and comfortable with plenty of hot water. The staff were friendly and professional and the kitchen/lounge is well equipped. There were guests from all over the world so the place has an cosmopolitan atmosphere. Breakfast is served in the cafe area - the choice is limited but the quantities are generous.

We walked over the Lumberjack Bridge at night which was magical

There are three excellent museums within easy, walking reach, the Art Museum, The Artikum and the children's museum. All are recommended

We've also recommended the tour group Beyond Arctic which is right next door
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Date of stay: December 2022
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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MaikkiKoo wrote a review Mar 2024
Helsinki, Finland
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great place for staying overnight. There was three of us staying in one room 😊 Room was quiet and clean. I recommend to take your own hairdryer if you need 👍🏻
Breakfast was good and healthy with a nice atmosphere ☀️☀️☀️
Many international guests. Perfect location in the middle of the city.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Take your own hairdryer.
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snow r asked a question Jan 2020
New Cairo City, Egypt14 contributions1 helpful vote
Hello 👋 Is there tissue refill in the bathroom??
Answer from Hostel Café Koti
Rovaniemi, Finland
Hi! Yes, there are tissue refills at the common bathrooms and towels at the private bathrooms :)
Answer from Hostel Café Koti
Rovaniemi, Finland
Hi there, Yes, we have a small lift in the building. Welcome!
Answer from Hostel Café Koti
Rovaniemi, Finland
Hi there, And welcome to our place! At the moment the bike rental is 10 €/hour and 18 €/day. Our bikes are so called city bikes so during the winter time it might be a good idea to consider whether a mountain bike would be better.
Answer from Hostel Café Koti
Rovaniemi, Finland
Hi, thank you for your interest to stay with us. It is possible to have a late check in. You only need to contact us beforehand about that. Our breakfast starts daily at 7 am but if you have to check out earlier, it will be possible also. Hopefully we will see you soon!
Answer from Hostel Café Koti
Rovaniemi, Finland
Hi there! Yes, there is usually snow at the end of November in Rovaniemi and the hostel is located in the city center, where it is very easy to join any safari tours :) For experiencing the northern lights, we recommend to join some tour, so the professionals will take you further from the city lights. Although, it might be possible to see them also from the city center, but the best possibility is definitely to let the professionals to take you to some darker spot.
MaikkiKoo wrote a tip Mar 2024
Helsinki, Finland51 contributions5 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Take your own hairdryer."
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Deedeedanii wrote a tip Mar 2024
Burscough, United Kingdom22 contributions5 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Ask for a bottom bunk availability if you prefer not to climb "
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MA891 wrote a tip Mar 2023
Brussels, Belgium215 contributions93 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Make use of the breakfast buffet. Definitely worth the money!"
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TheDuchessofSend wrote a tip Jan 2023
Guildford, United Kingdom22 contributions20 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Underground car park is secure for leaving rental cars in . We tried the standard and up graded rooms. Both exactly as shown in the pics"
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Miriam G wrote a tip Oct 2022
57 contributions10 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"If they have the space, they will let you check in early! You can also store your luggage here before and after check-in (when the reception is open)"
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PRICE RANGE
$63 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
FinlandLaplandRovaniemi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hostel Café Koti
Which popular attractions are close to Hostel Café Koti?
Nearby attractions include Lumberjack's Candle Bridge (0.1 miles), Angry Birds Park (0.2 miles), and Lordi's Square (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hostel Café Koti?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Hostel Café Koti?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hostel Café Koti?
Yes, a parking garage and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hostel Café Koti?
Conveniently located restaurants include Arctic Restaurant, Ravintola Roka -Street Bistro, and Monte Rosa.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hostel Café Koti?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Is Hostel Café Koti located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Rovaniemi.
Are pets allowed at Hostel Café Koti?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hostel Café Koti?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Finnish.
Is Hostel Café Koti accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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