Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Lahti, Finland. You can choose from 0 Lahti hostels. In total, there are 1 cheap places to stay in Lahti such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Lahti. To help you make friends with Lahti before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Lahti is a city in southern Finland, a bit over 100km away from the country's capital, Helsinki. Located on the shores of Vesijärvi (Water Lake), the city has just over 100,000 people, which makes it the 9th most populous city in Finland. Although there are hostels in Lahti and tourism, it is mostly industrial city.
Lahti doesn't have it's own airport, but it is served with a very good network of buses and trains that you can use to get to and from your Lahti hostel. It resides just on the side of expressway 4, also referred to as the Lahti Highway. This is a good option to get around if you want to visit Helsinki and have a car. There is also a very functional public transportation system in the city, and the tickets are reasonably priced.
Lahti hostels fall to the same category as most hostels in Finland: good value, but a bit on the expensive side. Hostels in Lahti often arrange many activities you can book through them, and this might be a good way to experience the city and the surrounding areas for the first time.
Maybe the most known thing to see in Lahti is the Sibelius Hall. Built in honor of the late Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius, the Sibelius Hall is one of the largest wooden buildings in Finland. There are guided tours to see the building, and it contains many places of interest. There are also events and concerts in the Hall during the whole year (see their website for further details). There is also a very nice park and a great city train called "Puksu" which you can take to see many interesting parts of the city.
Written by local enthusiast for Lahti hostels Miika
Oh man, so far no one from the community has left a comment or travel tips for Lahti. How about you kick start the discussion here? Gather your best backpacking recommendations for Lahti and jot them down below. The community thanks you.
Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Lahti and Finland.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.