Docked in the Aurajoki River in Turku, this boat hostel offers cabins with private bathrooms and free sauna access in the morning. Parking is free next to the boat when using a parking disk. Turku Castle is 1,650 feet away.

All cabins at Laivahostel S/S Bore have a wardrobe. Each has access to a TV lounge with a small library and newspapers.

Free WiFi is available in all areas. For an additional fee, the Bore Museum Exhibition can be experienced on board. Guests can relax on the furnished decks of the boat.

Guests have access to a communal kitchenette with a fridge, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities.

Turku city center is 1.2 mi away. Turku Train Station is a 10-minute drive from the boat.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Laivahostel S/S Bore has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 8, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast Info

Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Cabin on Boat
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Cabin on Boat without Window
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Forum Marinum
    0.1 miles
  • Suomen Joutsen
    0.2 miles
  • Turku Castle
    0.2 miles
  • Turku Harbour
    0.4 miles
  • Viking Line Terminal
    0.4 miles
  • Tallink Silja Terminal
    0.5 miles
  • Port Arthur
    0.9 miles
  • St Michael's Church
    1.1 miles
  • Paavo Nurmi Stadium
    1.1 miles
  • Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
    1.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Ravintola Göran
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Nick's Food Design
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Ravintola 3. linja
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Turku Central Station
    1.5 miles
  • Hansa Emporium Shopping Centre
    1.5 miles
  • Kinopalatsi Movie Theater Complex, Turku
    1.7 miles
  • Turku Cathedral
    1.9 miles
  • Veritas Stadion
    2.1 miles
  • Turku Science Park
    2.3 miles
  • Ruissalo
    2.4 miles
  • Aura Golf
    3.9 miles
  • Mylly Shopping Centre
    4 miles
  • Moominworld
    8.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Saaristomeri / Airisto
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Turku Airport
    5.5 miles
How to get to Laivahostel S/S Bore from Turku Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Laivahostel S/S Bore
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
Activities
  • Cycling Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Finnish
  • Swedish
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Laivahostel S/S Bore takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club Debit card Laivahostel S/S Bore accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive after 21:00 hours, please inform Laivahostel S/S Bore in advance.

Access to the hostel is via address Linnankatu 72, through the yard of Forum Marinum Maritime Center.

Free sauna access is available daily from 06:00-10:00.

Please note that you must use a parking disk when parking. Contact the property for further details.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Laivahostel S/S Bore of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Laivahostel S/S Bore

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Laivahostel S/S Bore (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Free parking

  • Guests staying at Laivahostel S/S Bore can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • The prices at Laivahostel S/S Bore may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Laivahostel S/S Bore offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Cycling

  • Check-in at Laivahostel S/S Bore is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Laivahostel S/S Bore is 1.6 miles from the center of Turku.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Laivahostel S/S Bore by:

    • Taxi 25min
    • Bus 30min