Our rooms

Hostel Domus Academica is your home away from home, right in the heart of Helsinki.

Our 326 spacious and light rooms fill up during the summer with guests ranging from backpackers to conference visitors. During other times of the year the rooms are used as student acommodation.

Hostel Domus Academica has been operating as a hostel since 1968. Some of our rooms were fully renovated in summer 2011. All renovated rooms have been decorated with Finnish furniture and textiles.

All Customers have to give their credit card details upon booking a stay. The provided card must be valid for use during the time of their stay. If you choose Best Available Rate, the payment will be charged 23 hours before arrival from the credit card that the guest has provided when making the booking. You may cancel the reservation free of charge latest 24 hours before the arrival. Failure to cancel the booking within this time or in case of no show will result in a cancellation fee equal to the full amount of stay.

If you choose Non-Refundable Rate, the payment will be charged immediately from the credit card that the guest has provided when making the booking. Non-Refundable bookings cannot be refunded or modified.

You can find more information about our Terms and Conditions here: Terms & Conditions

Our check-in time starts at 3pm. If you arrive earlier, you may store your luggage in our luggage room free of charge. Our check-out time is at 11am.

At Hostel Domus Academica we don’t have an age restriction. However, if you are under the age of 18 and arriving alone, please provide us a permit from your legal guardian. The permit should include your name as well as your guardian’s contact details and signature. We will collect the permit at the time of arrival.

You will find more information about our hostel and the rooms below. You are warmly welcome, make yourself at home!


Room prices

  • All room prices are minimum prices and include VAT
  • All prices include sheets, towels and morning sauna
  • There is a limited number of car spaces. Please contact the hostel via e-mail to make a reservation. The height of the car space is a maximum of 1,8 m
  • With the HI Hostels membership card, you will receive a 10% discount on bookings made by the hostel booking systems or through HI Hostels. Please let us know via e-mail, if you are a member of Hostelling International
  • We reserve the right to make price changes

Single: 58 €

Twin: 70 €

Triple: 97 €

Male/Female dorm bed: 33 €

Our hostel also has a room and parking spaces for disabled people. It is possible to provide a crib for your room, booking inquiries by e-mail.

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