Academica Summer Hostel

Hietaniemenkatu 14, Helsinki, Finland, Distance from city centre: 1.1km
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Rating: 85%from 26 reviews

  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 91%Staff
  • 89%Security
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 81%Value for money
  • 83%Facilities
Hostel Domus Academica is situated in the heart of Helsinki, within walking distance from tourist attractions, shops, cafés and restaurants.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Breakfast not included
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

The hostel has two different types of rooms. Part of the rooms have been renovated during the year 2004 and the rest in 2011. Internet connection (with wire) is available in the rooms. If you don't have your own cable, you can rent one from the reception.

Directions
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From the airport:

a) Take a Yellow Line airport taxi to our hostel (1-2 persons total 29,50 euros). At the airport contact the Yellow Line service desk to arrange it.

b) Take a regular taxi to our hostel (approximately 40-55 euros).

c) Take a Finnair airport bus (6,30 euros per person) to the Central Railway Station.

d) Take a regional transport bus 615 or 620 (5 euros per person) to the Central Railway Station.


From the Central Railway Station:

a) Take a tram number 2 towards 'Nordenskiöldinkatu' in front of the railway station. Our tram stop is called Kauppakorkeakoulu The School of Economics. It is the third stop from the railway station. The tram turns to the right, but keep on walking straight ahead. Turn left to the street called Lapuankatu and walk down the street until you reach Hietaniemenkatu-street. Turn to the right and walk along Hietaniemenkatu-street almost until the end of the street. Hostel Academica is on your left.

b) Take a metro towards Ruoholahti from the Central Railway Station and get off on the next station called Kamppi. Take the escalator going up to the exit on Runeberginkatu-street and turn right. Walk along Runeberginkatu-street until you pass hotel Helka and reach a smaller roundabout. From the roundabout take Hietaniemenkatu-street and walk almost until the end of the street. Hostel Domus Academica is on your left.


From Katajanokka terminal:

Take tram number 4T to Senaatintori The Senate's Square (right after the Helsinki Cathedral church the big white church) and change to tram number 2 towards Nordenskiöldinkatu. Get off on the stop called Kauppakorkeakoulu The School of Economics. The tram turns to the right but keep on walking straight ahead. Turn left to the street called Lapuankatu and go straight ahead so you reach our street, Hietaniemenkatu. Walk along Hietaniemenkatu-street to the right. Hostel Academica is on your left.


From Olympia terminal:

Take tram number 2 towards Nordenskiöldinkatu in front of the terminal and get off at Kauppakorkeakoulu The School of Economics. The tram turns to the right but keep on walking straight ahead. Turn left to the street called Lapuankatu and go straight ahead so you reach our street, Hietaniemenkatu. Walk along Hietaniemenkatu-street to the right. Hostel Academica is on your left.


From Lnsisatama West terminal:

Take tram number 9 and get off at Kampintori. Walk back to the roundabout that the tram just passed and start walking to the right along Runeberginkatu-street until you pass hotel Helka and reach a smaller roundabout. From the roundabout take Hietaniemenkatu-street and walk almost until the end of the street. Hostel Domus Academica is on your left.


Good to know:

The public transportation ticket costs 3 euros when you buy it from the driver. If you buy it from a ticket machine it costs 2,50 euros. The machines are located in the metro stations and some central tram stops.

Located Near

When staying at Hostel Domus Academica, you'll easily reach restaurants and cafes, nightclubs, shopping centers, beautiful green parks, beach and the main sightseeing attractions in the city. They are all within walking distance from us!

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