Hostel Ukonlinna is open year-round and is located in the midst of nature on the shores of Lake Saimaa in South Karelia. Owned by a local sports club, the hostel is situated in a protected wooden building seven kilometers from the center of Imatra. You can reach the hostel by local bus, which stops 500 meters away.
The rooms at Hostel Ukonlinna are mostly double rooms, but the hostel also offers a 6-person family room. Guests have access to a communal kitchen, a TV room, and the option for sauna use at an additional cost. The kitchen is equipped with dishes, a fridge with a freezer compartment, a stove, a microwave, a coffee maker, a toaster, and a kettle. Bed linens and towels are included in the accommodation price.
The hostel also houses a restaurant/café that is open year-round. The walls of the café are adorned with sports-themed murals painted by Aatos Hasu and Veikko Lampinen. These unique paintings date back to 1952. During the summer, you can enjoy refreshments from our café directly on the beach. The café offers soft drinks, juices, and ice cream. In the winter, you can access the café for treats like munkki (donuts) and coffee through the cross-country ski trail that passes through our hostel yard!
Adjacent to the hostel is Ukonlinna Beach and two of Imatra’s best jogging trails. Nearby, you can enjoy activities like frisbee golf and mountain biking. During the winter, there are illuminated ski trails available for use.