Welcome to The YARD - your neighbourly hostel where everyone is a friend.
The YARD is a boutique hostel in the heart of Helsinki and Best Hostel in Finland years 2018 and 2019. We are independent, locally run hostel with wide smiles - right in the heart of Helsinki. Our goal is to make everyone walk through our doors fall in love with Helsinki by helping them get the best possible experience of our Nordic Capital. You’ll feel right at home in our relaxed and cool ambience.
We are a hostel with both private rooms and dorms. All our dorm beds have privacy curtains and outlets. Our large lounge is great for hanging out with your friends or making new ones. Plus free Wi-Fi for all and lots of real plants to keep the air fresh. Our kitchen is well equipped for you to prepare your own meals and we offer a free breakfast everyday.
So come and enjoy our hospitality. We are located just a five minute walk from Helsinki Central Railway Station, on a street that is bubbling with bars, restaurants, shops and sights. Luckily our strong stone building circa 1907 keeps the noise outside and you can chill in a relaxed ambience in-between exploring the city. Famous department store Stockmann and shopping center Forum are just next door.
You are warmly invited ♡
- Baggage storage
- Free city maps
- Shared Kitchen
- Free Wifi
- Free Coffee and Tea
- TV + Netflix
- Free Breakfast
- Free Walking Tours
- Free Earplugs
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Stamps & Postal Service
- Guest Computer
- Daily Housekeeping
- Adapters and Locks for hire
- No curfew
Check-In / Check-Out Policies
This property has the following check-in and check-out times and policies.
Property and Cancellation Policies :
Free cancellation and modification up to 3 days prior to arrival.
Guest will be charged full amount 3 days prior to arrival that is non-refundable.
We reserve the right to pre-authorize and hold an amount on your card that is equal to total of your stay.
If guest is a no-show, full amount will be charged.
Please scroll down for Group Conditions.
Terms and Conditions
Coming from the Airport:
Take the train to Helsinki Railway Station (approx 30 minutes). Walk up to Mannerheimi street and turn left. Pass Forum shoppingcenter and turn right. Walk up the stairs and you will see Restaurant Kosmos and the hostel door will be on the left side of it. The is a large sign HOSTEL on top go the hallway. The hostel is on the third floor.
Coming from the ferry terminals:
VIKING LINE (Katajanokka terminal): take tram n. 4 and get off at YLIOPPILASTALO-stop. From the stop there is 3 minutes walk to the hostel.
ECKERÖLINE and TALLINK (West Terminal): Take tram 6T and get off at YLIOPPILASTALO-stop (1 minute walk to hostel). OR take tram number 7 and get off at SIMONKATU-stop, 7 minutes walk to the hostel.
Arriving after 8 PM: Please note you need to prepay your stay to be able to check in after reception hours. Please contact the hostel to receive codes and instructions for late check-in.
Special conditions apply for groups. Hostel holds right to cancel and modify bookings for over 5 people, even if reserved separately. Promotions are not applicable for groups, please ask for offer directly from hostel.
25 % deposit upon reservation. Remaining amount to be paid 30 days prior to arrival.
Credit cards: Mastercard, Maestro, Visa, Visa Debit - surcharge 1.8 %.
After confirmed reservation, cancellation fee is 25 % of total payment. If cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival, no refunds will be made. If guest fails to pay full amount 30 days prior to arrival, reservation will be cancelled with no refunds.
Terms and Conditions
Booker is responsible for whole group. Group must respect other guests and property. Quiet time starts at 11 PM and teachers/leaders are responsible for group following this and all other rules. As per hostel policy, guests are required to clean up after themselves in common kitchen, common living room and other parts of the hostel. For extra cleaning prices start at 400 €. Smoking is prohibited on all premises.