THE ROOMS have a private toilet, shower and kitchenette with a fridge. Kitchen equipment can be borrowed. Bed linen and towels are included in the room price. There is a possibility for internet connection in the rooms. Part of the rooms were renovated in 2004 and part in 2011.
BREAKFAST is available daily from 7 am -10 am. We also have parking facilities; please contact us if you wish to reserve parking for your car. Safety boxes are available in the reception and we also have a free luggage room. Free internet can be used in our common room.
LOCATION is central; hostel is situated close to the beautiful Hietaniemi beach, Kamppi shopping mall, restaurants and sightseeing attractions. Tram and bus stops are around the corner, while the metro, train and bus stations are only a short walk away.
HOSTEL DOMUS ACADEMICA IS THE HOSTEL OF THE YEAR 2008! Contest was organized by the Finnish youth hostel Federation. Read more about us from our web site.
Academica welcomes you to stay with us and to enjoy the summer in Helsinki!
From the central railway station:
a) Take tram number 3T (one way ticket eur 2.00 but if you already have a ticket for regional transport bus from the airport, you can use the same ticket within next 1 hour) from Main Railway Station. Our tram stop is 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. Hostel Academica is on your right.
b) Take a metro from Central railway station to Kamppi (eur 2.00). Take the exit on Runeberginkatu-side and turn right. Hietaniemenkatu is soon on your left. Walk down the street and hostel Academica is on your left side, just before Mechelininkatu crossing.
From Katajanokka terminal:
Take tram number 2 or 4 to Aleksanterinkatu, tramstop in front of department store SOKOS. Walk to the Kaivokatu and change to tram number 3T. Our tramstop is 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. Hostel Domus Academica is on your right.