The organisation on the Footbag World Championships 2005 recommends to all participants the following options for accommodation during the competition. All chosen options have a criteria of easy access from the Hotel/Hostel/Camping site to the central railway station in Helsinki and to the freestyle and net event site, which are located at the same spot!

Exact rates of rooms, what the rates include, location on map etc. you can find from the websites listed below, or by contacting the Hostels by phone (some of the below listed Hostels booking offices are open only at office hours between 9am and 3pm, Finnish time is +2 hrs GMT).

A part of the Hostels listed below take reservations online at and

More information about the public transport in Helsinki from

A general map of Helsinki online at

The address of the event site is Helsinginkatu 25 (Helsinki sports hall, freestyle & finals day) and Helsinginkatu 23 (Brahe sports field, net site).


Läntinen Brahenkatu 2
00510 Helsinki

Tel. +358-9-69 151
Fax +358-9-691 5219

Hotel Cumulus is located on the best spot of all recommended options: it is in the same building where all freestyle and the finals day is to be held and the footbag net site is 50 meters away across the street. This hotel has straight connection to the central railway station with tram lines 3B and 3T. WE HAVE GOT A SPECIAL OFFER FOR ALL WORLDS PARTICIPANTS FROM THIS HOTEL:

Room for 1 person 67e/night
Room for 2 persons 76e/night

IMPORTANT: when making a reservation from Cumulus Olympia, remember to mention “FOOTBAG WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS”. If you don’t mention this while making your reservation, the discount is not valid! To make sure that your discount is valid, make reservations by phone.

Franzeninkatu 26
00530 Helsinki

Puh. +358-9-774 980
Fax. +358-9-701 6889

Hotel Fenno is also an excellent choice for accommodation. It’s located about 400 meters’ walk away from the event site, Brahe sports field, and the tram lines 3B and 3T got to the railway station.

Notice that this hotel has reduced room prices from 16.6. until 30.7.

Cheap room for 1 person 39e/night
Normal room for 1 person 55e/night
Normal room for 2 persons 65e/night

Youth Hostels:

Hietaniemenkatu 14
00100 Helsinki

Tel +358 (9) 1311 4334
fax +358 (9) 441 201

Hostel Academica is located in the center of Helsinki close to the railway station. You can walk, take the tram 3B and 3T or the Metro to the stop Kamppi from the railway station. Just next to Hostel Academica runs tram line 8 which goes straight to the event site at Brahe sports field. Convinient! You can also take the Metro from Kamppi to Sörnäinen and walk circa 1 km. to the event site.

Room prices vary from 1 person rooms starting from 38e/night to 4 person rooms 90e/night. This Hostel also has a dormitory which is 18e/night.


Lapinrinne 1 A
00180 Helsinki

puh. +358-9-6958 5232
fax. +358-9-6854245

This hostel is also quite close the railway station, and like the Hostel Academica, you can take the Metro to Kamppi from the railway station or walk all the way there. The tram line 8 runs also next to Hostel Satakuntatalo, located about 400 meters away, straight to the event site. Or you can take the Metro from Kamppi to Sörnäinen and walk 1km to the event site.

Room prices here are between 39e/night (single) to 76e/night (4 persons). A dormitory also available at the price of 18,50e/night.

Linnankatu 9
00160 Helsinki

Puh: +358-9-6220470
Fax: +358-9-655044

Eurohostel is located in South-Helsinki, in Katajanokka. The tram 4 runs from the railway station to the Hostel and on the railway station you can change to trams 3B and 3T, which go straight to the event site, or to the Metro to Sörnäinen.

Room prices between 38e/person/night (single room) to 22,90e/person/night(triple room).

Vuorikatu 8 B
00100 Helsinki

Tel. +358 (0)9 630 265
Fax. +358 (0)9 260 9056

Hostel Mekka is located in the heart of Helsinki, Kaisaniemi, just 500 meters away from the railway station. Very conviniently, the tram lines 3B and 3T run to the event site just 200 meters away. Plus the Metro runs from Kaisaniemi stop to Sörnäinen in no time.

Prices from 47e/night (single room) to 92e/night (quad room). Dormitory 25e/night.

Camping sites:

Karavaanikatu 4
00980 Helsinki

Puh. +358-9-321 6551
Fax. +358-9-344 1578

Rastila Camping is located 20 minutes away from the railway station with the Metro on the stop Rastila. With the same Metroline you can get to the event site at Sörnäinen too, 15 minutes away from rastila.

Cabin for two persons 220e/week, for four persons 320e/week and a well-equipped log cottage for four persons 590e/week.