Have a good night's sleep on board Laivahostel Borea!
The former steamship M/S Bore is now a cosy hostel with 43 cabins and 88 beds next to Turku harbor and Turku castle. The museum ship is now permanently anchored on the banks of the River Aura, situated in front of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Bicycle parking
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Meeting Room
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Reading Light
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis 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 InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Discounts are not available for members of Hostelling International or YHA as part of this booking.
Cancellation policy: 24h advance notice
Late cancellation or noshow – one night charge
Payment upon arrival by Credit and debit cards (Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Maestro), cash (Euros)
Check in from 15.00 until 18.00
Check out before 11.00
Pets not allowed
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
The pedestrian route to Laivahostel Borea follows the scenic river path along the banks of the Aura.
The distance from the Market Square to the hostel is about 2.5 kilometres. The route along the Aura is simple: walk along Läntinen Rantakatu until you arrive at the maritime museum Forum Marinum. Walk through the museum yard towards the old crane on the river bank, then turn to the right and follow the fenced passage to the Bore ship.
There is free parking space for both cars and buses for the hostel guests in the yard of the maritime museum Forum Marinum.
When driving from the centre of Turku, follow the signs for the harbor and for the maritime museum Forum Marinum which is located on the river side of Linnankatu, shortly before Turku Castle. The entrance to the yard is at the castle end of the area.
You\\\'ll see the museum ship Bore anchored nearest to the harbor on the river bank.
By public transport
Turku Public Transport's bus number 1 runs between the airport and the harbor. The bus station for long distance buses is also located along the route.
The bus no 1 stops at the Market Square on Eerikinkatu and continues towards the harbor. The Form Marinum bus stop is located shortly before the museum, after the Sähkölaitos stop and before the Turku Castle stop.
Walk through the museum yard towards the old crane on the river bank, then turn to the right and follow the fenced passage to the Bore ship.
Laivahostel Borea is situated onboard the former steamship Bore which is now permanently anchored on the banks of the River Aura, situated in front of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and within walking distance from Turku harbor and Turku castle.