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Hostel Stadion Reviews

Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland

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1386 Total Reviews
  • 73%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 72%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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In the Russian version of the rules it's written "do not use ETANOL and drugs". In Russian spirit means etanol))

  • 6th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Russia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Many exciting people


The best staff ever , very friendly hostel and sleep in a stadium its not commun, i would recommend this place


sympathic staff who give usefull information and tips


It's a good hostel, with a good price for the money. The location is not that good, a bit far from the City Center, although busses pass very close by.


Friendly and helpful staff and it is a well-faciliated hostel. The major considerations are the location and little bit shabby bedrooms.


The hostel is the perfect place just to go there and sleep. I stayed at a 9-bed-dorm and it wasn't that big. The bed was really small but ok. There is a possibility to use lockers OUTSIDE of the rooms, aspect which is very important for me when travelling alone. The WCs were clean as well as the bathrooms. The atmosphere is regular I would say. The options to meet other fellows are not that easy since there are not any options for getting together (e.g. Pub crawl). Just at the small lobby...

  • 2nd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Expensive for the bed, self lock locker just big enough for daypack. Noisy because everyone congregate in the cafeteria where wifi is available. Hostel Stadion failed miserably for someone who is looking for a quiet place to sleep for the night.. It is large hostel with lots of travelers. It is crowded and congested in the hallway and in the kitchen. With the available of wifi only in the lobby and the cafeteria. The bathroom and the kitchen clean. 23 euros for a bed in a 10 bed male room.


It is a bit far from city center, but you can walk that distance. I don't think it's a proper value, but it is located in Finland, it can't be helped. Room and bath room were not excellent, but it is enough for some night, I guess.


Wireless only at the hall. I was allocated at emergency exit and had no key at room door. The infrastructure is bad and obsolete, besides its very far from the downtown.

  • 30th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Its location is quite good actually - only 25 mins walk from the city centre. What I like the most is the 10% discount for HI members. But facilities were not good. For example, there was wifi only in the common area, but not the rooms. Also, the bathroom and toilets were not clean enough. Anyway, it's one of the cheapest options we have, can't really complain.


This Hostel is fine for anybody looking for just a bed. If you are looking to meet fellow travellers then this hostel is not the place to stay. The Wifi only works in the very small reception area which is rather frustrating. The staff were helpful and friendly and the location is very unique within the stadium.


I was in Helsinki for 3 nights, but stayed here for 1 night, just for the rare-ness of staying in the famous 1950's Olympic Stadium. It was OK, the corridors are claustriphobic, hostel is a strange design and a weird atmosphere. There are friendlier and better equipped hostels in Helsinki city centre. This is alright for 1 night, 2 at a push.


The location is great, its 20 minutes in any direction to town, and attractions. There was a lack of atmosphere but this is due to a number of zones, e.g. the TV room, dinning room etc are all closed door and isolated. However, it was busy and there are a number of places to hang out and chat. The showers are bland but the pressure is excellent. If you've been to many hostels this place is no different, i'd stay again but only for a few days. The clientele is very diverse, OAP to families.


Security good, but did not have larger luggage lockers for free price. Location good: 20 min walk or 5 min tram from downtown. Staff good, helpful, but Finns are quite quiet and not 'friendly' by nature. The atmosphere is good, but lacks wifi in all areas. Decent Wifi, but does drop for 30-60 minutes, a few times each week. Excellent cleanliness, Value, Facilities. Free breakfast would dramatically increase the appeal here.


Not in the best location. Had to walk 20minutes from the train station. No wifi in the room.

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