stayed in this hostel for 4 nights in Summer 2006 a very nice place to stay!it's clean and very good for socializing in the kitchen(someone has defined it too crowded,but i enjoy it!)and in the dining room, it's quite central(about 20 min. on foot to city centre) and well connected with public transports.moreover i fell in love with the wonderful helsinki sky from the little hill beside the hostel...and what can i say about the nature around and the incredible meetings with rabbits,foxes and squirrels ??there the stadium area too,in which you can see some soccer matchs!
it's due to say that i slept in a double room and probably dormitories weren't confortable as the private.it's a big hostel,of course.even good for family or older people.
staff was really friendly and kind.
I wouldn't have a problem with staying there again
Unique Quality: although a bit of a hike from town on foot,the location is perfect to relax your self and breath nature.
This hostel provides a very basic accommodation for budget travellers. It is located at the Olympic Stadium, about 1,5km from the central railway station and is easily accessibly by trams. Beds in a dorm start from €17/person. One off charge for the linen hire is €4 although you are welcome to bring your own linen or even a sleeping bag. Breakfast is served at the price of €5,50.
in helsinki they have build a youth hoste in to the olympic stadium from the 1952 olympic games.
the rooms there are basic and clean and you have what you need as long as you are ok with shared shower and toilet facilities.
the staff was very friendly and helpful when i was there.
young people who really seemed to enjoy working there.
if you are after basic and cheap accomodation in a special setting then this is the place for you.
Unique Quality: the setting inside the olympic stadium is certainly unique.
Directions: about 20 minutes walk from the main train station.
it's located near the opera.
Stadion Hostel was the first youth hostel I've ever stayed in on my own. And after staying there, I decided that "hostelling" is my new favorite hobby...
Nothing about this place was amazing or anything, but it was a great experience. There was a common room where everyone was watching the Olympics (interesting since we were in the Olympic stadium) on TV late into the night, everyone cheering for his own country. In the dorm style room where I stayed, I met all these girls, some from Germany, one from Columbia, etc, and ended up spending the day with one of them. Everyone was friendly and I had no trouble sleeping. Showers are communal (by gender) if you care about that, and they don't give you towels when you rent your linens.. but someone was willing to share. I'm definitely bringing sheets and towels with me from now on, in any case...
Unique Quality: The hostel is in the freakin stadium building... you have to walk halfway around the building to find the entrance. It's under the Olympic Tower, so if you want to go up in the tower when you wake up in the morning.. it's right there. I didn't do it though.
This hostel is made under the tiers of the Olympic stadium of helsinki and, for this reason, it is a nice and unusual experience.
It is a bit far from the center but you can catch a tram (3B or 7B) that in 5 minutes will bring you to the railway station or, if you want you can walk for 15-20 minutes.
The price is about 15 € per night in a room with 8-9 beds.
The staff is kind.
Unique Quality: In the Olympic stadium!
Hostel rather unusually built into the side of the Olympic stadium , nice secure car park for the Silver Whore and decent sized dorms.
However the used to refuse to let us have a mixed dorm even when the place was empty , the breakfast was a rip off at 5 Euro's and some of the people could only be described as rather odd ( See warnings ) . Also had a tendancy to be full of bloody schoolkids.
Unique Quality: The 2 a.m curfew - why?????????????????
Various Olympic displays that looked like they'd been pinched from the museum. Really large poster of KISS in our room.
Arrived late at night, was booked into my single room with great speed and efficiency. Also there was plenty of hot water available for a shower to relax those tired muscles after the long trip from UK. The young lady on the front desk was even kind enough to arange for a taxi the following day to pick me up and take me onwards on my trip
Unique Quality: Clean Rooms
Lots of Hot Water
Close to Centre
Cheap and Comfortable
The hostel is in the Olympic Stadium, where the Olympics were held in 1952. The location of the hostel in quite good, only 2.5 km from the city centre, which is only a few minutes by tram or bus.
Unique Quality: Since it is located in the Olympic Stadium, the Olympic Tower is right next door. The hostel also has a sauna in connection with the swimming stadium. Internet facilities are also present.
Directions: You can take trams 7A, 3T, 4, and 10, bus #69 from the busstation, or from the airport Finnair bus or local bus #617, which is only going once an hour though!
This is unforgetable place to sleep, a hostel in Stadion of Helsinki.
Stadion hostel is located in the unique Olympic stadium building in the heart of Helsinki. Due to its central location and good public transport system you can spend your time in Helsinki without wasting hours in long distance travel.
Unique Quality: The sights and attractions of the capital are all close by. Amusement park Linnanmäki, the opera house, Finlandia Hall, the Parliament house, parks, museums, department stores, and restaurants; even a glimpse of the sea.
And as one is in the heart of the Finnish sports life, the next door neighbours are the Icerink, the soccer field, and the swimming stadium with open air pools in the summer and a year around sauna.
Whether you arrive by foot, car or train it is easy to find Stadion Hostel. You will recognize it from the white tower.
I stayed 6 days in the Stadion Hostel in July 2002. The Hostel is part of the Olympic Stadium and therefore situated in the heart of Finnish sports life. It offers all sorts of rooms from single rooms up to 12-bedded dormitories. All rooms have shared facilities.
Prices vary from 14,50 Euro (Dormitory) to 26,50 EUR (Single Room). The buffet style breakfast costs an extra of 5 Euro (2002).
Directions: The Stadion Hostel is located about 2 km north of the city centre. There are good public transport connections to the city centre (Trams 3B/3T, 7A/7B, 4 and 10) and to the airport (Bus 617). Apart from that there is a city bike stand close to the Hostel .
Prices/person/night/EUR *dormitory (9-12 beds in the room) 14,50 €
*4&5 bedded room 17,50 €
*3 bedded room 18,50 €
*2 bedded room 19,50 €
*single room (incl. bed linen) 26,50 €
DISCOUNT WITH VALID HOSTELLING
INTERNATIONAL-CARD 2,5 €/night/person
Children with parents:
*7-12 years 8,5 €/child/night
*under 7 years free
BED LINEN: To rent: 5 €/person (one-time payment)
To buy: fibre linen 3 €/person
N.B. ! Own bed linen recommendable.
Sleeping bags not allowed!
BREAKFAST: € 5/person (buffet style)
GROUPS (min. 10 persons)
*dormitory (9-12 beds in the room) 12 €
*4&5 bedded room 15 €
*3 bedded room 16 €
*2 bedded room 17 €
*single room 24 €
*Cash or credit card (Visa, Visa Electron, Master)
Unique Quality: Well, sleeping at the stadion in the middle of the Helsinki with dirt cheap price. Is that unique enough?
Directions: Olympic Stadion of Helsinki.
Pohjoinen stadiontie 3b
A summer night 13 € (11 USD), breakfast and sheets both 4 € (3.5 USD). A winter night costs 13 €.
Unique Quality: If you want to get a place to sleep for cheap then this is you choice. You won't necessary get your own room and the bathroom is shared with other travellers.
Directions: The hostel is located in the Helsinki Olympic Stadium and you can get there by trams 3B, 3T, 4, 7A, 7B, 8 and 10.
Unique Quality: This is a hostel, so that means that you can normally reserve a bed, not whole room...
The basic price, 80 FIM per night in the summertime, includes only sleeping a night. If u own a youth hostel card, the fee is 65 FIM per night.
With an extra fee, u can get a breakfast (25 FIM).
In the winter, the prices go down five marks.
Directions: Pohjoinen Stadiontie 3 B, 00250 Helsinki
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Address: Pohjoinen Stadiontie 4, Helsinki, Southern Finland, 00250, Finland