Hotel Both Helsinki - 2 HOTEL INFO stars

This is what awaits you:

  • Free use of the sauna
  • WLAN in room

Hotel description Both Helsinki

HOSTEL DOMUS ACADEMICA is located in the city center!

THE ROOMS have a private toilet, shower and a kitchenette with a fridge. 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. We also have laundry facilities.

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.

HOSTEL DOMUS ACADEMICA welcomes you to stay with us and to enjoy the summer in Helsinki!

- Breakfast - Parking - Laundry - Safety box - Free luggage room - Free wifi in the reception and common room area - Free internet (computers) in the common room - Wired internet access is possible in the rooms with cable. Cables can be rented from reception. Reception hours: Every day: from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Hotel data

Hotel built in 2000, Last partial renovation 2011, Number of floors 7, Total number of rooms 200, Number of single rooms 60, Number of double rooms 140, of which have 2 separate beds 140, Hotel closed from 2009-01-01, to 2009-05-31, Hotel closed from 2009-09-01, to 2009-12-31, Reception manned 24 hours a day, Earliest check-in 15:00, Latest check-out 11:00, Multilingual staff on hand 24 hours a day, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Hostel, child-friendly hotel, Hostel/Youth hostel, No-smoking hotel, Gay and lesbian-friendly hotel, No-smoking room 200

AddressShow map

Hietaniemenkatu 14, 00100 Helsinki, Finland


  • Station (Helsinki - Central Railway Station) 1.0 km
  • City centre (Helsinki) 0.5 km
  • Airport (Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)) 20.0 km

Service times

Reception open:

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Reception manned at weekends:

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Earliest check-in:

3:00 PM

Latest check-out:

11:00 AM

    Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express

Hotel facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Public Internet terminal Hourly rate 0 EUR
  • Hotel-owned car park Fee per 24 hours 20 EUR
  • Secure parking
  • Parking for women at hotel
  • Marked disabled parking space
  • Garage in the hotel Fee per 24 hours 20,00 EUR
  • Secure parking for bicycles/motorbikes
  • Sauna Fee 0,00 EUR
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • Sprinkler system
  • Automatic emergency wake-up alarm
  • Video surveillance of entrances
  • Video surveillance of hotel lobby
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby Fee per day 0 EUR
  • Breakfast from 07:00 o'clock to 10:00 o'clock
  • Vegetarian food available
  • Seating with armrests in reception area
  • Within walking distance of public transport max. 500m
  • Smoke detectors in all rooms
  • Hallways equipped with fire exstinguishers
  • Hotel has emergency lighting
  • Hotel complies with country/state/local fire laws
  • Hotel auto linked to fire station (Alarm automatically notifies fire station)
  • Emergency exits for each floor
  • Building meets all current local, state and country building codes
  • Parking area equipped with lights
  • Video surveillance recorded 24 hrs a day

Room facilities

  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms Hourly rate 0 EUR Cost per day 0 EUR
  • Easy access for wheelchairs
  • Wheelchair-friendly rooms in accordance with DIN 18024, 18025 Number 2
  • Desk
  • Separate luggage store
  • Kitchenette in 200 rooms
  • Fridge in 200 rooms
  • Centrally controlled ventilation
  • Windows for opening
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Emergency information
  • Plan of emergency exits
  • Separate coat rack

In-house services

  • Safety deposit boxes at reception
  • Vending machine for beverages
  • Washing machine for guests
  • Free use of the sauna
  • WLAN in room
  • Towels changed every 8 day(s)
  • Beddings changed every 8 day(s)
  • Pets not allowed
  • Information material about the hotel, region and local events
  • Local map and destination/city information in Mandarin

Hotel location

Hietaniemenkatu 14, 00100 Helsinki - Etu-Töölö

Evaluations of Both Helsinki

Overall 65 ratings, including comments: 34 ratings
7.5 / 10
Average rating of all hotel guests
89% of all hotel guests would recommend this hotel to their friends
Couple over sixty
9.4 / 10
June 2017

All good

Private Solo traveller
6.4 / 10
July 2016

Lovely big rooms with good facilities. Good value

The kitchen had no utensils. No soap for the bathroom

Corporate customers
7.3 / 10
June 2016

Halpa hinta

Huone vähän epäsiisti

Corporate customers
7.6 / 10
June 2012

clean and has facilities like kitchenette. Near bus/metro station. free internet.

Despite a kitchenette in the room, there are limited ustensils. Additional ustensil can be taken from the lobby if they are available.

Private Solo traveller
8.4 / 10
June 2012

Location. Spaciousness.

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Clean & Safe Protocol

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Expert Inspected
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