Hostels in Tampere, Finland

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Get to know Tampere (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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 Tampere. To help you make friends with Tampere before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Tampere is a city in Pirkanmaa, Finland. Situated near Näsijärvi (Lake Nasi), There are currently a few Tampere hostels for you to choose from. Tampere is the biggest inland city in all of Scandinavia and the third biggest city in Finland. In the 21st century, Tampere has consistently been #1 in the polls when asking people where they want to move. The city was founded in 1779 by the famous Kustaa the Third, and today the city has over 210,000 citizens, with a large student population.

Tampere is served by it's own airport, and there is a very functional public transportation system available, with buses and trains that you can use to reach your Tempere hostel. The main area of the city is small enough to walk around, but you should utilize the public transport if you want to see the suburbs.

Hostels in Tampere are mostly centered in the main city area, and are of good quality (if a bit pricey). Many Tampere hostels will provide maps and plenty of activities to do around town.

Tampere is home to the famous amusement park called Sarkanniemi (Särkänniemi with scandics). Sarkanniemi also hosts the well known "Nasinneula" (Näsinneula), which is the highest observation tower in Scandinavia. The city also hosts a number of churches and museums (also the Moomin Museum and Spy Museum).

If you're into culture, there's plenty of options. The Tampere Theater, TTT and Comedy Theater, among others, are very well known and easily worth the time. There are clubs and galleries to see and many festivals to enjoy during the year (Tampere Jazz Happening, Short Movie Film Festival, The Flower Weeks, and so on). You can also enjoy a nice cruise or enjoy the oldest public sauna in Finland (called Rajaportin Sauna).

Written by local enthusiast for Tampere hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Tampere hostels Miika

FAQ about Tampere Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Tampere. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Tampere. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Tampere costs on average $38 for a dorm. A hostel in Tampere with private rooms costs on average $134.
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Your Packing List for Tampere

Your Packing List for Tampere

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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.

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Tampere Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Tampere, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$38 Average dorm price
$134 Average private room price
$38 Cheapest hostel in Tampere
5.5 Average rating of all hostels

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