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What Is a Hostel?
If you're hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Helsinki, one of the 16 hostels here could be a great choice for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature the following:
- Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
- Low prices
- A social setting
Hostels are a great way to stay in Helsinki for a good value, so you can save your money for going out. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums and theaters.
Hostels in Helsinki
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking:
Eurohostel - 2-minute walk from Mastokatu Station for easy access to public transit. Property features include free WiFi, a sauna, and a 24-hour front desk.
CheapSleep Helsinki - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Roineentie Station and Hattulantie Station. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and desks.
Forenom Hostel Helsinki Kutomotie - Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and laundry facilities. Rooms come with showers, desks, and coffee/tea makers.
Hotel Winterhouse - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities. Rooms come with showers.
Forenom Hostel Helsinki Pitäjänmäki - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Helsinki Valimo Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities, and air conditioning. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and desks in all rooms.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Helsinki?
Good weather's definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the seasons:
- The hottest months are typically July and August, while February and January are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 38° F and nighttime temperatures average 14° F
- April-June: 70° F is the daytime average and 26° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 72° F and nighttime averages are around 41° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 53° F during the day and 20° F at night
- Average rainfall is 0.87 inches in a year
What Can I Do in Helsinki?
Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places:Top Sights
- Ateneum Art Museum
- Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
- Helsinki Cathedral
- Allas Sea Pool
- Kaivopuisto Park
- National Museum
- Seurasaari Open Air Museum
- Swedish Theatre
Generally, Helsinki is known for its:
How to Get to Helsinki and Around the Area
You can fly into the nearest airport in Helsinki (HEL-Vantaa), located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) away from the city center. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Ylioppilastalo Station, Rautatieasema Station, and Rautatientori Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, take a train from Helsinki Central Station, Helsinki Koydenpunojankatu Station, or Helsinki Pasilan Station.