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Joensuu - Finnhostel Joensuu

Kalevankatu 5b, Joensuu, 80110, Finland

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Finnhostel Joensuu has an excellent location near the town centre.


Joensuu Hostel

Hostel Joensuu

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Finnhostel Joesuu is an apartment hostel located near the centre of the wonderful city of Joensuu. Due to its central and idyllic location – this hostel is perfect for not only groups on school trips, but families, staff, groups of friends and university groups too!

The stunning Linnunlagti area and accompanying beach are just a stone’s throw away – within easy walking distance from the hostel. Nearby, groups will also find the stunning lake scenery of Pyhäselkä – offering several activities such as canoeing! As well as this, just around the corner lies the great national landscape of Koli – meaning that your group will never be short of stunning scenery or things to do during your stay.

For any fitness fanatics looking for a group getaway, the hostel offers free gym access and diverse range of fitness classes from the Eastern Finland Sports Institute to all groups – including Zumba!

If you’re planning your group trip for July, Isosaarirock festival annually fills the town with music enthusiasts bringing a vibrant and exciting atmosphere to the city – a perfect opportunity to show your group of music students the musical culture of Finland.

For educational trips, the art museum, handicraft and culture quarter of Taitokortteli are just a short journey away from the hostel too - a great opportunity to give your school trip an insight into Finnish culture.

Groups visiting Joensuu for work meetings and team-building are also catered for, the hostel offers three large lecture halls all jam-packed with useful audio and visual equipment. Why not combine seminars with local activities and day trips and make your work trip one to remember?

The hostel is fully equipped to accommodate large groups, and our reception staff are always on hand to help you and your group make the most of your trip and all that Joesuu has to offer. So why not send them an enquiry and find out how they can help to make your group trip to Finland perfect.

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Parking for coaches (on or near site)
  • Rooms for leaders and drivers
  • Catering/meal service
  • Meeting room/communal area for group use

Hostel Suitable For

  • Friends/Family
  • Interest Group
  • Other
  • School Group
  • Sports Group
  • University/College Group
  • Tour Operator
  • ESN



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Gym
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • TV room
  • Table tennis / ping pong


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 15:00 to 20:00
From 15:00 to 20:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +358504084587


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Ski area (Less than 500m)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (At or next to the hostel)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • Water park (500m - 1km)
  • Wooded Area (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Joensuu airport is about 10 kilometres (6.5 miles) away and you can travel the distance either by airport bus which takes you to the market place or by taxi. From the market place you can take a local bus to the hostel. The hostel reception is in the hostel building at Kalevankatu 5b. The reception is open every day 15.00-20.00hrs.
1km to the nearest bus stop
Parking is available at the hostel
From Joensuu railway station (about 2 kilometres / 1.2 miles) you can get there by foot walking along the beautiful river Pielisjoki.