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As I am currently looking for a flat in Turku, I am going to spend my first night in the youth hostel Borea – an old cruise ship located in the the river Aura. And here comes a short review. Hotel guests can get free tea and cookies as well as wifi in the lounge and I even got a whole cabin for myself.

There is also a restaurant onboard. Nearby the Hostel Borea you can also see a sailing ship – the Suomen Joutsen and a war ship. The ships are all located nearby the Forum Marinum, a National Specialist Museum for Finnish maritime and naval history.


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Hostel Borea Turku Finland hotel travel sleeping best ship visiting
The entrance to Hostel Borea

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On the way to the reception.

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Climbing stairs to the next deck.

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There is also a bar on Hostel Borea.

Hostel Borea Turku Finland cabin room
My cabin …

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The toilet in Hostel Borea
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Sailing Ship Suomen Jautsen

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War Ship

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The Borea Hostel is worth a visit. There is also an exhibition about the history of the ship and you can visit Forum Marinum and Turku Castle which are located just a couple of meters nearby the Hostel Borea.

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Hostel Borea