Hostels may not come to mind first when planning a romantic getaway. However, these hostels will surprise you! Read below more about romantic hostels in Finland and get swept away.
Kartanohostel AnnaCatharina is located 23 km from Savonlinna, so the silence of the countryside is guaranteed. Due to this, you can easily focus on what is most important to you and your partner. How about planning a weekend that includes traditional Finnish sauna, peaceful stay and walks in the nearby nature?
You can book a room with a double bed at the hostel and enjoy a rich breakfast in the morning. It is also possible to spend a more active holiday by hiking in the nearby national parks. If you really enjoy the hostel, you can come back there later to spend your wedding!
Cirkus Hostel Holken, located in the village of Tähtelä in Inkoo, is open from June to August, otherwise by request. As the name implies, the whole area is circus themed. The hostel surroundings cover a circus carriage, tent, trampoline, basketball hoop and balancing rope.
You can stay in an authentic circus carriage or in an idyllic log cabin. Isn’t taking a private sauna romantic? Afterwards, you can enjoy a candlelit dinner in a beautiful dining room. The hosts prepare dinner from natural dishes and local products, the bread is homemade or at least locally produced. There is a grand piano in the dining hall and if you’re lucky, you can enjoy the charming host couple playing a serenade.
Linnansaaren Ekohostelli is a summer hostel located on Linnansaari island. The island is also a national park. There is no electricity or water pipes on the island. Stunning Lake Saimaa surrounds the island, which makes the environment even more romantic.
Here one is indeed on the brink of the basics and enjoying the pure nature and silence is guaranteed. The days can be spent by cooking outside in the kitchen canopy, socializing, boating, kayaking and swimming. The hostel “rooms” are located in private log cabins. The island also has a café open during the summer, where you can buy basic goods for your needs. The hostel can be recommended for those who enjoy being outdoors and for whom the use of log fire is not a problem!
Lemmenjoki is a river located in Lapland. The hostel’s name “Lemmenjoen Lumo” can be translated to “Lemmenjoki Charm” which itself should describe something about the soul of this hostel. Set in northern nature, this hostel feeds the senses of Lapland lovers. All delicacies are available; pleasant and cosy accommodation, delicious Lappish food, hiking terrains and the Lemmenjoki river itself with its boats and canoes.
Here you can hike, fish, pick berries and mushrooms, pan gold or be in your own peace of nature. At the end of the day, a beach sauna and a refreshing swim in the river will relax your muscles. After that, you are ready to enjoy the local delicacy, sautéed reindeer and lingonberry jam. For couples who enjoy nature in Lapland, Lemmenjoen Lumo can be warmly recommended!
Old ships exude something incomprehensibly romantic! They bring in mind old movies where music was playing and love was in the air. Now you can achieve this atmosphere by going to Turku and Laivahostel S/S Bore.
Bore has a 60-year old history, and it used to sail as a cruise ship in the Mediterranean. Bore has spacious cabins with double beds. A romantic walk along the banks of the Aura River will crown your stay, as the hostel has a great location close to the restaurant ships on the beach. In the morning, it is wonderful to sit down and enjoy a rich breakfast.
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