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The Yard Hostel is centrally located in Helsinki, just a 5-minute walk from Helsinki Central Station. This hostel offers dormitory rooms as well as private rooms. Free WiFi is available.

Bathroom facilities at The Yard Hostel are shared.

The large common lounge includes dining tables, sofas and a TV and is a place to relax and meet other guests. Games are also available.

Restaurants, bars and cafés can be found in the surrounding area. Stockmann Department Store and Forum Shopping Center are both located around the corner. Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is 13 mi away from The Yard Hostel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Helsinki, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

The Yard Hostel has been welcoming guests since Aug 29, 2016

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Helsinki, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!

Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Lots of places are closed because of the virus. I just need a place tonight because I won’t arrive in Helsinki till 11:15pm. Will you be open tonight?
    Yes we are open! Just make sure you make a reservation before 7:45pm so we will be able to send you the late arrival info that you need to be able to..
    Answered on March 16, 2020
  • Are there towels in the room?
    The rate does not include a towel but you can rent from reception during reception hours :)
    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes! Free luggage storage on day of arrival and day of departure.
    Answered on September 6, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    It's free! However if you do not return the lock we will charge you 10€ for it.
    Answered on September 6, 2019
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Hi there! Most of our rooms have windows to the courtyard which is very quiet. Unfortunately a few rooms have window to the street, and since we are l..
    Answered on August 26, 2019
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Amenities of The Yard Hostel
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Shared kitchen
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Game room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 36.0 per day.
  • Secure parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Finnish
  • Swedish

House rules

The Yard Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

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


Until 12:00 PM


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 2 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking for more than 6 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa The Yard Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

You will receive an email with your door codes and instructions for check-in on the morning of your arrival. You will need these to get into the building and check in.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

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 The Yard Hostel 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 The Yard Hostel

  • The Yard Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Game room
    • Movie nights
    • Bike tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Check-in at The Yard Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The Yard Hostel is 1,150 feet from the center of Helsinki.

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