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



Ein wunderschönes Schiff und origineller Platz zum Übernachten. Gut gelegen für Fährenreisende. Kritikpunkt: Das Wasser zum Duschen war kaalt...


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Thu 19 Nov 2015

Travel tips...

Where next?

Helsinki or Tampere.

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Fri 24 Jul 2015

Attraction tip

Im Sommer ein Rad ausleihen und zum Botanischen Garten fahren.

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Sun 20 Sep 2015