Have a good night sleep aboard s/s Bore! The former steamship is now permanently anchored on the banks of the River Aura, situated in front of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre and within walking distance from Turku harbour and Turku castle.

At the hostel there are 43 cabins (singles, twins, triples and quads) each with their own toilet and shower. The bed linen, towel and buffet breakfast is included as well as morning sauna. In the hostel lounge our guests will find TV, daily newspapers, small library, kitchenette and baggage room. Guests have access to free wireless internet and a free parking area for cars and coaches is provided for all guests.

At the reception they sell tickets to the Bore museum exhibition aboard as well as TurkuCards and HI-membership cards. On the Bore-ship there is also cafeteria, lunch restaurant and the Baltic hall where banquets, meetings and concerts are being arranged.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Unique atmosphere
  • Sightseeing
  • Relaxing
  • Culture

Green rating



Staff was very friendly and cooperate with you with everything.


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Muhammad Umair,

Fri 26 Jun 2015

Travel tips...

Nightlife & entertainment tip

Walking on the Turku River banks when the sun goes down Riverboat restaurant Svarte Rudolf

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Wed 13 May 2015

Where next?

In Finland Helsinki, Tampere, Hameenlinna, Lahti... Joensuu, Oulu, Rovaniemi, Kittilä... Or on to Aland (Mariehamn) or to Sweden (Stockholm). From the oldest city and former capital of Finland you can travel everywhere

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Wed 13 May 2015