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.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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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, 2019 and 2020. 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.

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.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 8.3

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Nov 2021
    We really enjoyed our stay at the Yard Hostel. The girls have done such a great job creating a nice hostel at an excellent location. Rooms were lovely and all the facilities that you need were available. Safe environment in terms of covid. Would highly recommend!
    New Zealand, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 10.0


    29 Oct 2021
    I loved staying here -- the only thing I would change is a private room to practice for peoples use as needed. I struggled to meditation in the morning. Definitely ask questions to Johanna (reception) and ask her about her travels. The people at the hostel were kind, respectful and fun!
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0


    29 Oct 2021
    Loved it! Staying here felt like home😁 Best hostel ive stayed at ever :)
    Norway, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    07 Oct 2021
    This is the most FUNCTIONAL hostel I’ve stayed into. Good job Matilda ! Julien from France 🇫🇷
    France, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    13 Nov 2021
    Great, clean hostel
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    02 Nov 2021
    The Yard is a fabulous choice when staying in Helsinki. It’s probably among the best hostels I’ve ever stayed in because it’s incredibly clean, the beds are comfortable, and the location is perfect. The hostel runs without 24-7 reception, so you’ll likely find your key in an envelope at the front desk, but you’ll receive an email with all the details. I did see some of the staff from time to time as they cleaned and prepared rooms/key cards and they were super friendly and helpful. Great hostel!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    23 Sep 2021
    No staff present which was a bit unusual, but I had a great stay! Comfortable beds with privacy curtains, well equipped kitchen and cozy common area. And perfect location in the city center!
    Norway, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    23 Sep 2021
    Excellent location. No staff available due to covid.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.3


    10 Nov 2021
    Low hype levels
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.0


    16 Nov 2021
    Location is amazing, just in the heart of the city! All you need at hand!! I have not met any staff in the hotel, I saw a lady in the morning who looked like she was from the hostel but…. I think we need tu out side Corona excuses and start to invest in staff to help clients in the hostel. I saw a couple of clients with problems and no staff around there. About money 1 room 4 beds almost 40 euros per night it’s not cheap, I suppose its location make it worth. I had a really good time there
    Spain, Male, 41+
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • 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
  • Housekeeping
  • 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


  • 2020

    1st, Country Winners Finland

  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Finland

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Finland

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