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Hostel Ahopää Reviews


Hostel Ahopää is part of Fell Centre Kiilopää, which is located beautifully between two fells and just beside the national park of Urho Kekkonen 16 km south of Saariselkä holiday resort. Skiing routes and in summer hiking trails start right from the courtyard. Fell Centre Kiilopää provides nature experiences in a safe environment, cosy accommodation and tasty meals. From the beginning of January until the end of April, in September and during Christmas time, guided daytrips and evening programmes are organized for the guests of Fell Centre.

At hostel Ahopää there are 36 bed places in rooms for 2-6 persons. The rooms have bunk beds, table and chairs. Shared toilets and clothes drying cabinets are located in the corridor. The Ahopää building has a small kitchen (crockery, microwave oven, two electric hob rings, two fridges) shared by the Ahopää residents. Price includes linen+towels, breakfast and evening sauna in the main building.

Location and Contact


• Located about 16 km (10 miles) outside Saariselkä (a tiny town in northeastern Lapland), at the edge of the very large Urho Kekkonen National Park, which stretches out all the way to the Russian border.
• The Fell (= Arctic Hill) Centre has a hostel on its terrain, as well as a hotel which has dormitories for hikers on its ground floor.
• "Kiilopää is an ideal place for people who enjoy arctic nature and outdoor activities, with skiing tracks and hiking trails starting right outside the door. It provides a chance to experience the real Lapland."
• "Connections: Nearest Airport: Ivalo 46km, a bus transportation from all flights to Kiilopää and back to all flights in Ivalo. Nearest railway station: Rovaniemi 260km. Bus connections to Rovaniemi daily. At spring time and at Fall 'ruska' time straight bus connections from Helsinki with f.ex Eskelisen Lapin linjat- and Korsisaari bus lines. Nearest Taxi station: Saariselkä 16km."



Address: Tunturikeskus Kiilopaa, Fell Centre Kiilopää, Saariselkä, Lapland, Finland

Distance to city center: 38.68 km

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Website Hostel Ahopää Saariselkä
Phone Number: +358 (0)16 6700 700
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Facilities and Amenities


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Book Collection/Exchange

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking


Hot Showers



Lounge Area


Wheelchair Accessible

Max. Age: All Ages

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Open Dates: closed in May and October, otherwise open

Reception Hours: 8 am - 8/9/10 pm

Size: Medium (30-60 beds)

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