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Savonlinna - Kesähotelli Malakias

Pihlajavedenkuja 6, Savonlinna, 57170, Finland

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Overall Rating 88%

From 2 Reviews

Hostel rating (2)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 90%
Cleanliness 100%
Location 70%
Security 100%
Service 90%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 75%

Malakias is easily accessible, yet quietly situated, just 2km away from the city centre of Savonlinna!

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Savonlinna Hostel

Hostel Savonlinna

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Come to see our lovely hostel, right on the beach! Malakias is easily accessible, yet situated about 2km from central Savonlinna.

In winter Malakias is a student residence hall but available to rent in summer. The apartments have a bedroom, en-suite facilities and kitchenette (please bring your own crockery).

Surrounded by pure nature and clear fresh water of lake Saimaa, this hostel is only open in July which makes it perfect for accommodation during the opera season.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • 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


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Internet Cafe Distance - 500m to 1km

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 01/07/2017 to 31/07/2017

From 14:00 to 18:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +358-15-533 283 +358-15-739 50

Fax. +358-15-272 524

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Olavinlinna Castle (2 to 3km)
  • Opera Festival (2 to 3km)

See the full list of attractions



Inconvenient that you had to bring your own cooking utensils, they take away a lot of space in your luggage. Most other youth hostel provide cooking utensils.


Avatar for Gunhild


Mon 08 Aug 2016

Positiv: 1) Freundliches Personal: eine Mitarbeiterin des Best-Western Spa-Hotel Casino ist abgestellt während der Festspielzeit des Savonlinna Opera Festival (Juli-August) 2) Die Buchung war bekannt und korrekt. 3) Küche+Kühlschrank in der kleinen Wohnung sehr gut, aber kein Wasserkocher, Geschirr und Besteck. Wir bekamen aber alles geliehen, was wir brauchten. 4) Sehr sauber, allerdings findet man die Hausmülltonne nicht. 5) Sehr sorgfältig ausgeführte Renovierung der Zimmer und Appartments


Avatar for Matthias


Tue 19 Jul 2016

-Sauberkeit (allgemein) -Grundausstattung der Küche


Avatar for Annina


Mon 27 Jul 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (2 to 3km)
  • Cinema (2 to 3km)
  • City Centre (2 to 3km)
  • Cycle trails (More than 10km)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (2 to 3km)
  • Local market (1 to 2km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (2 to 3km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (2 to 3km)
  • Parks / Green Area (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (2 to 3km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (2 to 3km)
  • Swimming pool (2 to 3km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Theatre (2 to 3km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

18km to Savonlinna Airport
Bus stop is 200m from hostel. Take bus #2 or 3
Parking is available at the hostel
2km Savonlinna

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