Jyväskylä has a wide range of hotels to choose from at prices to suit all budgets. Hotel rates include taxes, a buffet breakfast, free wifi and often the opportunity to use a gym and a guest sauna as well. It is also possible to choose inexpensive summer hostel accommodation or Airbnb which would be particularly attractive for participants on low budgets.

Accommodation is not included in the conference registration fee. All guests are required to make their own accommodation arrangements.

We have made block reservations and negotiated special rates for the conference participants for 
17–21 August 2018 in the hotels featured below. For the discount prices, please take a note of the given date, use the discount code, and contact the hotel directly (booking agencies do not recognize the discount code). Please note that there is a limited number of special rate rooms available and bookings are solely made “first booked, first reserved basis” – thus booking well in advance is recommended.

Hotels with Special Rates

Solo Sokos Hotel Paviljonki right next to the conference venue Paviljonki

Solo Sokos Hotel Paviljonki is located right next to the conference venue Paviljonki and railway and bus stations are also close by. The hotel provides a tasty breakfast and top-level rooms. The sauna facilities are located on the top floor where you can admire the view of the Lake Jyväsjärvi. The main street Kauppakatu and the beautiful Jyväskylä harbour are only a short walk away.
•    139 €/nigh single room (Solo)
•    149 €/nigh double room (Solo twin/double)

Reservation code: BIOHA2018
Phone: +358 20 1234 645

Original Sokos Hotel Alexandra 500m from Paviljonki

Original Sokos Hotel Alexandra is located in the city center next to the railway and bus station. The main street Kauppakatu with its shops, restaurants and nightlife is also nearby. Original Sokos Hotel Alexandra has high-quality rooms with warm textiles and large wooden surfaces. The hotel has been recently renovated, and there are several restaurants in the same building.
•    129 €/nigh single room (Standard)
•    139 €/nigh double room (Standard)

Reservation code: BIOHA2018
Phone: +358 20 1234 640

(Cumulus City) Scandic Jyväskylä City 500m from Paviljonki

Hotel Scandic Jyväskylä City (former Cumulus City) is located in the city center next to the railway and bus station. Renovated in 2016, hotel Scandic Jyväskylä City is an excellent choice for guests who want to stay near the city’s best services.

•    94 €/nigh single room (Standard)
•    106 €/nigh double room (Standard)

Reservation code: IOHA2018
Reservations: (note: new email)
Phone: +358 14 458 1010 (note: new number)

Hotel Milton 500m from Paviljonki

Hotel Milton is located in the city center close to the railway and bus station. Hotel Milton is a traditional private hotel that has been family owned for the past five decades. The personnel take pride in their friendly and customized service. Hotel Milton provides comfortable rooms that have a welcoming atmosphere.

•    75 €/nigh single room
•    100 €/nigh double room

Reservation code: IOHA
Telephone:  +358 14 3377900

Hotel Alba 1,5 km from Paviljonki

Hotel Alba is located on the waterfront of Lake Jyväsjärvi. The serene hotel is situated next to the University’s Mattilanniemi campus away from the busy centre of the city. Still, it only takes 15 minutes to walk to the shops and restaurants in the center The hotel rates include free parking. The rooms have lovely views to the lake and the Hotel has a nice restaurant with a terrace facing the lake. From the porch of Hotel Alba starts 5 km and 10 km routes that circles the lake and provides an ideal opportunity for walks or jogging.

•    90 €/night single room (Economy)
•    96 €/night single room (Standard)
•    108 €/night single rroom (Superior)
•    148 €/night single room (JrSuite)
•    117 €/night double room (Standard)
•    168 €/night double room (JrSuite)


Phone: +358 (0)14

Forenom Hostel Jyväskylä 1 km from Paviljonki

Forenom Hostel Jyväskylä offers a homey and cost-effective alternative for both short or longer stays on the city’s busiest and most popular street Kauppakatu. This means that all the services are literally at your doorstep. The Hostel is modern and new, opened in December 2017. It has shared facilities including kitchen where you can cook your own meals and a sauna, complete with a jacuzzi.

•    49 €/night private double room
•    64 €/night private twin room
•    98 €/night private triple room

Mention you are IOHA2018-guest
Phone: +358 20 198 3420

Summer Hotel Harju 1,2 km from Paviljonki

Affordable Summer Hotel Harju is located in Jyväskylä city center next to the Park Harju. Hotel has a free parking lot for the guests arriving by own car. Summer Hotel Harju offers an accommodation in 1-3 bed rooms. Each room has own toilet/bathroom and a kitchenette.  All rooms are non-smoking. The room rate includes breakfast, bed linen and towels are also provided. Harju also offers free wireless Internet access.

 •   55 €/night single room incl. breakfast
•    70€ / night twin room incl. breakfast

Reservation code: IOHA2018
Phone: +358 10 279 2004

Jyväskylä Christian Institute 2,5 km from Paviljonki

Jyväskylä Christian Institute is situated in Kuokkala. It is a cosy summer hostel in a peaceful area by Lake Jyväskylä. A bridge over Lake Jyväsjärvi connects Kuokkala to the city center and paviljonki. It takes 30 minutes to walk from paviljonki to the hostel and there is also local bus connection. Rooms in Jyväskylä Christian institute:
•    Kartano/Patruuna rooms:  
•    40 €/person/night double room
•    70 €/person/night single room

•    Körtti rooms:
•    35 €/person/night double room
•    60 €/person/night single room

•    Västi rooms:
•    35 €/person/night double room
•    60 €/person/night single room

Mention you are IOHA2018-guest
Phone: +358 14 3348 000
Outdoor Hostel Laajis 4,6 km from Paviljonki

Outdoor Hostel Laajis is an affordable accommodation choice in Jyväskylä. It is located at the Outdoor Center Laajavuori where you can find numerous outdoor activities including Adventure park, Bikepark, DH-scooters, Discgolf courses, Vuorilampi beach and beautiful Laajavuori forests and nature trails. Local bus number 25 runs from Laajavuori to the city center.

•    35 €/person/night double room
•    25 €/person/night four bed room

Other Hotels in Jyväskylä

Hotel Verso city center
Hotel Yöpuu city center
Harmooni city center
Scandic Jyväskylä city center
Scandic Laajavuori (former Cumulus Resort Laajavuori) Outdoor Centre Laajavuori, 4 km from city center

Budget Accomodation in Jyväskylä

The Local Culture Hostel city center
Omena Hotel Jyväskylä
 city center

Hotel Pension Kampus city center
Summer Hotel Rentukka Kortepohja, 2 km from city center
Airbnb website for private rooms and appartments

If you are looking for alternative accommodation, the Jyväskylä Regional Tourist Information website is a good place to start. You might also want to consider a traditional Finnish summer cottage-style accommodation.