Eas­tern Fin­land Sports Ins­ti­tu­te’s apart­ment ISLO Hos­tel (Finn­hos­tel Joen­suu) is an excel­lent place to stay for indi­vi­dual tra­ve­lers, fami­lies and groups. Our hos­tel is loca­ted in a qui­et neigh­bor­hood in the cen­ter of Joen­suu. The hos­tel has 24 com­for­table and prac­tical rooms in one and two bedroom apart­ments. Each apart­ment has a kitc­hen and bath­room. All of the sto­res and ser­vices that Joen­suu pro­vi­des are a short walk away from the hostel.

Room rates inclu­de break­fast, bed linen and towels. You can also book sauna.

Break­fast is ser­ved in break­fast room downs­tairs Mon-Fri at 6.30–9.00 and Sat-Sun at 8.00–10.00. Lunch and din­ner for groups (min 10 per­sons) must be orde­red in advance.

We have a playground in the bac­ky­ard and a play­room for children. The­re are books, toys and games in the children’s play­room. We also pro­vi­de free par­king with block hea­ters in the back of the hostel.

With Hos­tel­ling Inter­na­tio­nal card you will get ‑10% discount.

Apartment types


One-bedroom apartment

  • one bedroom
  • kitc­he­net­te
  • bath­room
  • balco­ny

Two-bedroom apartment

  • two bedrooms
  • kitc­hen
  • bath­room
  • balco­ny

The equip­ment in the kitchen/kitchenette inclu­des a frid­ge, a cof­fee maker, an elect­ric coo­ker, a mic­rowa­ve oven, and tablewa­re. Each bedroom has two beds, a TV and WiFi.

Accommodation prices with breakfast:

  • Single room 67 € / night in a one-room apartment
  • Single room 57 € / night in a two-bedroom apartment
  • Double room 91–89 € / night in a one- or two bedroom apartment
  • Ext­ra bed 32 € / night or matt­ress 25 € / night
  • Children ‑50% (4–14 years), under 4 years free
  • Fami­ly pac­ka­ge 91 € / night (2 adults and 2 children under 15).
    One- room apart­ment, matt­res­ses for the children
  • Fami­ly pac­ka­ge: 124 € / night (2 adults and 2 children under 15).
    Two-bedroom apart­ment
  • Pet fee 15 € / stay
  • 2‑bedroom apart­ment for 4 adults 174 € / night
  • 2‑bedroom apart­ment for 3 adults 146 € / night
  • 2‑bedroom apart­ment for 2 adults 124 € / night

Room reser­va­tion request

Sports Ins­ti­tu­te of Eas­tern Fin­land / ISLO Hos­tel reser­ves the right to make chan­ges as requi­red.
ISLO often has special offers for sports clubs, which should be inqui­red about separately.

ISLO Hos­tel is a part of Hos­tel­ling Inter­na­tio­nal Fin­land network. Hol­ders of the Hos­tel­ling Inter­na­tio­nal mem­bers­hip card get 10% discount.The discount is not applicable to fami­ly pac­ka­ges or reser­va­tions that have been made by other reser­va­tion sites.

Contact information:

ISLO Hos­tel
Kale­van­ka­tu 5b, FI- 80110 Joen­suu
Tel. +358 50 408 4587
email: hos­tel (at) islo.fi