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New HI Member benefit: Discount on yoga classes in Tampere

Wellness Center Lentävä Matto gives 10 % discount off the normal fees to yoga classes and products at the café.

Find here all member discounts in Finland



Inquiry for "Backpacker trail" thesis 

Finnish student is doing a thesis about creating an example “backpacker trail” in Finland. You can help by answering this inquiry.



New bus service from Savonlinna to Oravi

Good news for those travelling to Linnansaari this summer: There is a new bus service from Savonlinna to Oravi. Price 10 € / one way.

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New HI Member Discount: Free start for usage of TellAbout-album

Hostelling International Members can have first month free from TellAbout PRIME monthly subscription. Collect and save your travel memories as photos and stories easily with your travel companions. Use with your smart phones, tablets and computers without any installations. The benefit is valid till 30 September 2015.

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New hostels in Finland in the Countryside and in Lapland

Hostel Lomakivi is a perfect place to rest in the peaceful countryside near river and lakes. Hostel Lomakivi is close to the city of Kouvola in Southern Finland.




Iitti Hostel Lomakivi
EKO Hostel provides a great base for exploring Western Finland. Eurajoki offers a peaceful rural experience. Eurajoki EKO Hostel
Hostel Lemmenjoen Lumo offers experience and accommodation services at Lemmenjoki National Park in Lapland. It's a wonderful place to get acquainted with Samí culture. Lemmenjoki Lapland



HI Finland selects a rural hostel in Central Finland as its Hostel of the Year 

Vaihelan Tila has been awarded the title of Hostel of the Year 2015 by HI Finland. The hostel, with its surrounding farm, is located in the village of Pappinen, in Joutsa. The owners of Vaihelan Tila, Birgitta and Juha Ruohtula, offer a diverse package of services giving travellers a genuine experience of life in the Finnish countryside. The farm has offered accommodation to travellers for five decades.

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HI Hostels in Finland 2015 brochure

HI Hostels in Finland 2015 Brochure - get a free copy!

Our new hostel brochure is out. It includes contact details for all the 43 HI-hostels in Finland + a map of Finland and central Helsinki.

You can also browse the brochure online here.

Order a free copy here.




80 Years of HI Finland

Hostelling International Finland celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. Inspired by a European model, HI Finland was founded in December 1935.

While the European model emphasised accommodation for young people in youth hostels, the Finnish hostels were open to all travellers of any age, right from the beginning. But it was exactly this affordability that made travelling possible for the young.  

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