HOSTEL

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Svefi Vandrarhem is centrally located in Haparanda, right by Torget, approx. 10 minutes' walk from the bus station.

The hostel offers a fully equipped shared kitchen and free wireless Internet, and our Basic rooms are located in several buildings on the square. Each room has a private bathroom with a shower, and most also have cable TV.

IKEA, Finland, the Tornedalen Museum and the Aine Art Museum are all within a kilometer of the hostel.

Detailed information
Important information

  • Please note that the rooms, reception and restaurant are located in three separate buildings around the square:

    — The reception can be found at the Sverigefinska Folkhögskolan. That's where you check in. If you enter via the entrance towards the square, you will find the reception directly on the left.
    — The rooms can be found in the yellow houses at Haparanda City Hall, across the square from the school. The reception informs you which of the buildings your room is in.
    — The restaurant can be found in the courtyard of the Sverigefinska Folkhögskolan. Here you can have breakfast (included in the room price on weekdays) and lunch.

    You will find a map in the box "Contact and map", below.

  • The restaurant serves breakfast and lunch on weekdays. Weekend lunch or dinner at the restaurant is only available for groups and must be booked in advance.

 

Booking/cancellation

  • Number of people, price, accommodation, and other products and services to be delivered by the hostel can be seen in the confirmation the guest receives after booking.
  • 18-year-old age limit – For guests not accompanied by a guardian, the 18-year-old age limit is applied. The hostel reserves the right to cancel the booking on the spot if valid identification cannot be presented.
  • The rules for cancellation: Free until 17.00 on the day of arrival.

 

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in weekdays from 15:00.
  • Check-in at other times as agreed with the hostel.
  • Check-out no later than 11:00.
  • Late check-out may be possible, contact the reception no later than the day before. In case of late check-out without agreement with the hostel, 1 extra night will be charged.

 

Children and extra beds

  • Free of charge! All children under the age of 6 stay free when using existing beds.
  • Free of charge! All children under the age of 2 stay for free in cots.
  • All older children or adults are charged SEK 280 per night, per person in extra beds.
  • Max one cot in one room.

 

Pets

  • Pets are accepted on request. SEK 150/pet is added.

 

Accepted credit cards

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Union Pay
  • Discover
  • Diners Club
  • jcb
  • The hostel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

 

Liability in the event of damage

  • The guest, or the person who stands as guarantor for the room, is responsible for damage to the premises as a result of negligence or unjustifiable behavior by the guest.
  • We remind you that all premises at Svefi are non-smoking. In case of violation, we will demand compensation for extra cleaning of the room. This compensation is SEK 1 and will be charged to the final bill to the guest who is responsible for the room.

 

We guarantee:

  • Secure booking. When you book with us, your data is protected by a secure connection.
  • Your personal data is protected.
  • No booking fees. You get the hostel's best price if you pay with your credit card when booking.

 

Internet

  • Free of charge! Wi-Fi is available throughout the hostel and is free.

 

Parking

  • Free of charge! Free public parking is available approx. 50 m from the hostel (cannot be booked).
  • We also have a limited number of garage spaces. These can be booked in advance.

 

Activities

  • Summer: Golf course (within 3 km), boat trips to Sandskär, fishing.
  • Winter: Snow castle, dog sledding, fishing.

 

Our services

  • Meeting, conference and banquet facilities. Transfer service (fees apply), menus for special diets (on request).
Contact and map
Reception opening hours:
Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 16:00
Saturday – Sunday: Reception closed

 

E-mail:
[email protected]

 

Phone:
+46 (0) 922 - 688 00

 

Location:
The Swedish-Finnish Folk High School
Market 3
953 32 Haparanda

 

Find us:

Please note that the rooms, reception and restaurant are located in three separate buildings around the square:

— The reception can be found at the Sverigefinska Folkhögskolan. That's where you check in. Enter the building via the entrance towards the square and take a direct left and you will reach the reception.

— The hostel rooms can be found in the yellow houses at Haparanda City Hall, across the square from the school. The reception informs you which of the buildings your room is in.

— The restaurant can be found in the courtyard of the Sverigefinska Folkhögskolan. Here you can have breakfast and lunch on weekdays (with the exception of the dates you find below, above the booking form).

 

Here is a map of Haparanda square where Svefi and associated buildings are marked with arrows.

The green arrow marks where Svefi's main building is. This is where you will find the reception.

The blue arrow marks the hostel houses. That's where the hostel rooms are.

The black arrow marks where Svefi's restaurant Minerva is located.

The red arrow marks where you will find a large, free parking space. It is across the street beyond the hostel buildings.

 

 

Overview map

BOOK A ROOM

Use the field below to find and book rooms directly in our system and we will contact you with confirmation.

You will find the prices in the room descriptions after clicking the Search button.

If you want to contact us, you can reach us by phone +46 (0)922 – 688 00 or e-mail [email protected].

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