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Hostel Location and Direction
7 Fells Hostels is located around 20 minutes foot walk from the city center of Äkäslompolo. This location is THE spot to be to experience the extraordinary northern lights, and see the elusive aurora. You can also walk from the hostel to the lake of Äkäslompolo.
You can catch a train from Helsinki to Kolari, the most northern train station in Finland. From there you need to take a bus from Kolari to Äkäslompolo. The bus stop is just across the road from 7 Fells hostel.
If you are planning on arriving via planet, you can arrive to the airport of Kittilä, just 55km from Äkäslompolo.There is also a bus service running from Oulu to Kolari and Äkäslompolo.
At the hostel there is a ski bus service operating during winter season. You can get directly from the Seven Fells Hostel to the slopes.
Full Address: 📍 7 Fells Hostel, Kartanontie 2 Äkäslompolo, Lappi, Finland
All room types at 7 Fells Hostel 🛌🏾
Private Room Types available: Single Room, Budget Double Room, Double Room, Quadruple Room, Budget Twin Room, Studio
7 Fells Hostel is located in the far north of Finland in Äkäslompolo, a small village in a town called Kolari, close to the ski resort Ylläs. In wintertime it’s the perfect hostel in Äkäslompolo to experience the elusive aurora borealis, go ice skating on a frozen lake, or jump on a snow mobile. James Bond style.
At the end of the day you can check out the typical Finnish sauna for a small extra charge – 100% recommended! In the summer it’s the perfect spot to discover the beautiful, natural landscape of Äkäslompolo and Kolari in Lapland, and go for long hikes.
This is a review of Seven Fells Hostel, a modern hostel up in the North of Finland.
Review of 7 Fells Hostel in Äkäslompolo
1. Sustainable – here you support the local economy!
7 Fells Hostel is owned and managed by Tinja, a backpacker in her 30s, who hasn’t aged a day since 25. At the hostel they organize a handicraft fair where locals have the chance to present and sell their products commission free.
There had never been anything like that in the village before and 7 Fells Hostel is planning more events over the year! 7 Fells Hostels uses Eco-friendly cleaning products, buys green electricity, and, last but not least, they serve organic tea and coffee every day – for free!
Every room is designed in a unique distinctive style. Every piece of furniture at 7 Fells Hostel is secondhand, refurbished, and therefore up-cycled – we simply love this! The 7 Fells Hostel is a complete pet-friendly hostel (excluding dormitories). All pet friends are welcome to hang out in the lounge too if they can behave and are educated – we love this!
In the near future the walls will have handpicked works of art from local artists and awesome photo art from around the world.
In our first conversation with Tinja, the owner of 7 Fells Hostel, she said
“My hostel is a billion star hostel, you can see the northern lights and stars from your dorm bed”.
Apart from the cozy, home-style atmosphere, its unique location provides the chance experiencing the northern lights, a truly mind-blowing experience.
4. Super Cozy, Cuddly, and Relaxing
Travelers at 7 Fells Hostels always call it their home. The big cozy lounge with its warm atmosphere and fireplace invites you to peace out, have a hot beverage, and relax. The hostel lobby feels like a living room where you can eat, read your book and get to know your other hostel mates.
5. Feels like home in Äkäslompolo – the Staff
100% local – 100% local tips! The staff supporting Tinja at 7 Fells hostel is exceedingly friendly and welcoming, and will make your stay even more comfortable. Your new friends in Äkäslompolo are waiting for you!
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