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Kokkola - Majatalo Tankar Inn

c/o Kokkolan Matkailu Oy, Kokkola, 67100, Finland

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Majatalo Tankar Inn is located on the lighthouse island of Tankar.

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Kokkola Hostel

Hostel Kokkola

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

The lighthouse island of Tankar is a tiny island, about 1 km x 0,5 km. It is situated in the outer archipelago, about 17 km from Kokkola. The landmark of the isle is the 27 m high lighthouse from 1889. It is still in use. There is a nature trail around the island. You can free visit the old fischermen´s church from 1754 and the Seal hunting museum. Cafe Tankar is fully licensed summer restaurant, where you get f.ex. delicious fish soup.

The hostel Tankar Inn has 6 double rooms, a modern kitchen, shower and toilet to use. The historic lighhouse keepers houses can accommodate further 20 visitors.

To Tankar there are almost daily connections from Kokkola Meripuisto onboard m/s Jenny (177 passangers). The voyage Kokkola-Tankar is 1 h 30 min. Accommodation on Tankar and the voyage you can book from Kokkolan Matkailu Oy (Kokkola City tourist office) on the Kokkola market square.

Please make the booking in advance.


Prices are non-member prices

Sorry, there is no availability for the dates you have chosen or the hostel is closed. Please refer to the hostel information for contact details and opening dates.

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • 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.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Sauna

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Conference Facilities
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 02 Jun to 12 Sept

From 17:00 to 20:00
From 17:00 to 20:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +358 40 806 5075

Fax. +358-6-831 0306


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Kokkola 22 km
Ships to Tankar Island by m/s Jenny from Kokkola Camping Meripuisto. Trip takes about one and a half hours.
Alternate Transport
Hostel is located on an island 17km from Kokkola.

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