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Kemijärvi - Hostel Kemijärvi

Hietaniemenkatu 9-11, Kemijarvi, 98100, Finland

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Overall Rating 67%

From 1 Review

Hostel rating (1)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 20%
Cleanliness 40%
Location 100%
Security 80%
Service 80%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 60%

Hostel is located in the city of Kemijärvi north from the Arctic circle.

  • Dorm
    From $33.40
  • Private
    From $72.36
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Kemijarvi Hostel

Hostel Kemijarvi

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

An idyllic, central location near by lake Pöyliöjärvi. The hostel has a sandy swimming beach of its own. Trout and salmon fishing. Boat, canoe and pedal boat rental. Berry and mushroom picking and hunting grounds close by., Boat, bicycle, snowshoes, cross country skies for rent.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 17:00 and 21:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated under all circumstances.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Sauna
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Internet Cafe Distance - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 17:00 to 21:00
From 17:00 to 21:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +358-40-581 2007

Fax. +358-16-813 342



Very unfriendly staff!


Avatar for Mengguang


Thu 03 Jan 2019

As I was alone in the hostel, the owner propose me to take a cottage at the price of 38€ rather than 60€ per night. I have to pay an extra of 12€ for cleaning. No discount for FUAJ member.


Avatar for Alain


Mon 11 Jun 2018

Would suggest you have shared areas cleaned more regularly and upgrade the bathroom facilities.


Avatar for Rodney


Tue 12 Jul 2016

First of all this is by far the most horrible hostel I have ever stayed in and I have stayed in a lot of hostels around the world. How this hostel can be part of HI-hostels is beyond my imagination. The owner was extremely rude (and possible drunk)! Rent of old worn linen and a towel was 12 eur per person per night! The hostel itself was run down, sad, filthy. Big open windows in showers with no curtains! Filthy bathroom, horrible kitchen. All doors could barely close or lock. Hughly overpriced!


Avatar for Torben


Sat 27 Dec 2014

I was given one of the small log cabins that are on the site instead of a bed in the hostel.This was perfect for my needs and represented excellent value for money. I would have no hesitation in using this facility again.on a future visit to Kemijarvi.


Avatar for Bryan


Sat 08 Nov 2014


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Gym (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
  • Wooded Area (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

68km to Rovaniemi Airport
200m to the nearest bus stop
Alternate Transport
Hostel Kemijärvi is located on the shores of the picturesque wilderness Lake Pöyliöjärvi close to the town centre of Kemijärvi.
Parking is available at the hostel
1km to Kemijarvi train station

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