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The hostel was very nice! Location was a bit of hike- still fine walking distance from the city center, and the trams are very convenient, but it was more of a problem at night. The airport bus did not stop along the way for me. There were nice tv rooms, a big kitchen and nice dining room. I agree that this was not the best place to interact with fellow travelers; people were not overly friendly and there were some older men. However, it was a great value. Breakfast was kind of greasy.
There are so many rooms with so few toilet and showers. My room is room 24, which is more than 30m away from the toilet... So inconvenient ... In addition, no wifi access in the room...
Positive is that the staff was friendly, the given room was and 8 bed dorm instead of the booked 12 bed and the breakfast's value for money was fair. On the other hand the hostel needs some renovation, especially the bathrooms and toilets, which are not up to date anymore and the atmosphere at in general was not that good. I weren't satisfied with the mattress, which was too soft for me.
I really appreciate the 24 hours check-in at the reception, the staff was so nice and friendly. The kichen has cooking utilities so it is really convenience for cooking. But my ham was stolen in the fridge, which has my name on it. And i am windering why the female bathroom didn't have a door lock. But still, it is a good option for a cheap accommodation.
- Novice Nomad
- Hong Kong
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
People are really nice, and I could ride tram at the very near place to hostel. But the dorm where I stayed smelled little bit musty...the toilet was not that clean...but for staying only one or two nights, it was okay to me.
You pay alot for not much, everything costs extra (free towel though). City centre is about 30min walk or trams are close by. The hostel is very clean. Kitchet is well eqipped. The showers are have a weird setup. Has no age restrictions which ruins the young travelers atmosphere (I was the youngest in my dorm by 25 years). Overall a good hostel.
Great staff, clean and tidy room with good shower.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Great hostel, though you guys should think of organizing pubcrawls or city tours of something like that
As far as hostels go, this is a great place to stay. Staff are very friendly and helpful, the place has great atmosphere and every thing you need. Wifi that works, kitchen, sitting room, t.v. Room, dinning room, buffet breakfast at an extra cost. Beautiful parks and lakes to walk around. Train station is only 20 minutes away and the ferry terminals a good 45 minute walk.. Would stay here again for sure.
We had a private, 2 person backpacker room which was better than expected. Hostel is easily reachable by various trams or busses. Or it's a 35 minutes walk to the central railwaystation. The hostel was clean and not crowed. Only negative thing was that you could hear everything in your room, e.g. guests leaving in the middle of the night. It was my second stay though and i can definitely recommend this hostel!!
Location is not very good. You should use tram to reach downtown. And breakfast for 6.3 euro is so expensive so I cooked everyday. (Alepa mart at Töölön halli sells many cheap breads and drinks.) The worst thing was the atmosphere. Many old men were there and many guys live there, not tourists, just for live.
Pros: pleasant room; good staff. Cons: it is a long walk from most places and not the easiest to find.
Location was amazing!! Inside the Stadium!!! =) But the bets thing about this hostel is the Breakfast -> 6 Euros alll you can eat Breakkie Buffet!
Very helpful staff, quiet location but easily access to the city centre, comfy beds, free WiFi, excellent range of free maps & leaflets. Highly recommended!!
Chock full of hollering children when I was there, due to some school sports thing - not ideal. Location not great for the town centre but handy for the Kallio district, and drinks seemed to be cheaper there...