International Guests

We love having international guests over for our special weekends or joining our regular classes and socials if you happen to be in town.

On this page we want to help you find affordable hotels, apartments and hostels which are located close to our school.

1. Hiisi Homes Sörnainen

You cant really get closer to our school. This is literally just across the street from us. Hiisi is buying up the entire building and will have up to 20 apartments available for short term rent (aparthotel model). Apartments can take anything from 2-6 people. They are furnished with single beds, very well suited for room sharing.

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For a cheap night, still within walking distance of the school, there are two hostels you may want to consider.

2. Forenom Hostel Merihaka

Forenom Hostel in Helsinki, Merihaka boasts with excellent value for money right by the urban heart of Helsinki, Kallio. All the rooms in the hostel are private 1-2 person rooms, so the traveler can have a little peace of mind and privacy along the journey. The hostel is located in the 11th floor and gives a superb view of the surrounding neighborhoods and the sea.

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3. CheapSleep Helsinki

CheapSleep Helsinki is a friendly, fun and affordable hostel with dorms, private rooms and family rooms. We have free, fast WiFi everywhere, two kitchens plus a grocery store downstairs.

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If you have a bit more budget, there are a few good value hotels, still within walking distance (about 1.5 km) Hotels in Hakaniemi are on the metro line and only one stop away from the school.

4. Scandic Hakaniemi

A modern hotel and fresh rooms in Hakaniemi in Helsinki with excellent transport connections. Metro, tram and buses stop in front of the hotel, making it easy to explore the urban atmosphere of the Finnish capital

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5. Scandic Paasi

This hotel, decorated in a unique style, has excellent service and a cosy atmosphere. Connections to the hotel are excellent, and Helsinki city centre with its attractions is only a short walk away.

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6. Hilton Helsinki Strand

Stay at Hilton Helsinki Strand and enjoy the sea breeze. We’re located on the waterfront and just a few minutes’ walk from the Helsinki city center. Relax in our top floor sauna and pool.

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6. Scandic Kallio

The cosy hotel is located in the middle of the trendy Kallio district in Helsinki. Here you can have a good night’s sleep and enjoy the bohemian atmosphere. The hotel is surrounded by good transport connections and all of the city's services are easily accessible.

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Finally there is Airbnb with quite a few affordable appartments and studios for rent within walking distance of the school.

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