Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


The Yard Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Read all reviews

Property Description

Welcome to The YARD - your neighbourly hostel where everyone is a friend.

The YARD is a boutique hostel in the heart of Helsinki and Best Hostel in Finland years 2018 and 2019. We are your home away from home, a place were you will always feel welcome and valued. Our core goal is to make everyone walk through our doors fall in love with Helsinki by helping them get the best possible experience of our Nordic Capital. You’ll feel right at home in our relaxed and cool ambience.

We are a hostel with both private rooms and dorms. Most of our dorm beds have privacy curtains. Our large lounge is great for hanging out with your friends or making new ones. Plus free Wi-Fi for all and lots of real plants to keep the air fresh. Our kitchen is well equipped for you to prepare your own meals and we offer a free breakfast everyday.

So come and enjoy our hospitality. We are located just a five minute walk from Helsinki Central Railway Station, on a street that is bubbling with bars, restaurants, shops and sights. Luckily our strong stone building circa 1907 keeps the noise outside and you can chill in a relaxed ambience in-between exploring the city. Famous department store Stockmann and shopping center Forum are just next door.

You are warmly invited ♡ View House Rules

Check Availability

Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 9.5

  • Facilities 9.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Jun 2019
    The Yard was just as described by so many others. Nice, clean, secure place right in the heart of Helsinki. There’s a bunch of bars literally downstairs but don’t expect people in the hostel to be overly social. Most just spent their time on their computers or with headphones in. I was at the end of the trip and didn’t mind at all but something to keep in mind if you’re looking for more of a party hostel. Super friendly staff and they helped me get all set up for some travel issues I had.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    02 Jun 2019
    The best hostel I ever have been in my life! Bay FAR!
    Jordan, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    19 Jun 2019
    Fantastic hostel. I’ve stayed in dozens and this was exceptionally nice. Very clean, quiet, comfortable beds, nice staff, and a solid location. Is absolutely do it again.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    23 Jun 2019
    Everything was great, the softest bed linens, clean!, except for loud music from the nearby club that kept me awake. Would recommend ear plugs if you stay here.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    20 Jun 2019
    It's very clean, modern quite hotel like. Breakfast is good and there are some self catering facilities so all good. beds are clean, comfy and private with plenty of plugs. Staff are on hand if you to know anything or buy bus tickets. The atmosphere is fairly dead everyone on laptops with headphones in which is grand but just don't expect to meet too many new people. The lounge closes at 11pm which is a little strange but overall a solid place in a great location!
    Ireland, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9


    10 Jun 2019
    Really amazing location plus great staff and spacious dorms is a winning combination, but like the rest of visiting Helsinki comes at a high cost. The ease of using the kitchen was a plus, as was the free breakfast, which was simple but plentiful. My only complaint was the beds creaked when the person in the top bunk tossed and turned, making it not the best sleep.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    31 May 2019
    Great facilities. Lacks atmosphere.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    22 Jun 2019
    The hostel has a calm atmosphere, it seems like you're staying in someone's house (you can even use their playstation and netflix) - If you look for interactions and fun you will be desapointed. I just didn't like the lounge and kitchen rules (11-21h) . Oh, you have to always remember that the staff will leave the place at 20, so if you want to request something you should be there earlier. THE YARD is clean, the furniture and decoration is really nice and the location is amazing!
    Denmark, Female, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    19 Jun 2019
    Hated that big loud stupid TV. It turned the crowd into zombies and ruined the atmosphere. Kitchen was nice but too small. Excellent location.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    30 May 2019
    Very expensive for what was otherwise a very mediocre experience. The beds were poorly constructed wooden bunks and swayed and creaked with the littlest movement.
    USA, Male, 25-30
Read all reviews


  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Express check-in / out
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Finland

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Finland

View all Award Winners