A culture-themed boutique hostel and café in the heart of Jyväskylä, Finland!
The Local Culture Hostel & Café brings the Finnish culture closer to travelers.
We also aim to offer locals a different café experience and a place to enjoy all the treats
our home region has to offer.

The Local is closing doors conclusively. Café serves until Thu 16.1. at 8am-6pm, hostel serves the guests until Sun 19.1. Thank you so much for our common journey <3

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The Local Culture Hostel & Café

Sleep in a lovely, one-of-a-kind milieu in a old crown granary built in 1851. The place offers an unforgettable experience and you can almost feel the history surrounding you. Theme rooms bring you closer to Finnish culture. You can also drop by in our café to enjoy some delicious local treats. 


The Local Culture Hostel

Our main building has 8 unique theme rooms with 28 beds. The hostel provides accommodation in comfy 2 bed private rooms and 4-6 bed dorms. We have shared shower facilities, a well-equipped guest kitchen and a cozy living room.

The Local Culture Café

Our cafe offers Finnish breakfast in addition to local café treats. The selection of our café is solely based on vegetarian and vegan options and we always aim to bring you the best products our city and region can offer! We also arrange a wide range of culture events in our café. Hostel guests and locals are both welcome to our café.

History of our building

Our story begins in the year 1851, in the Russian Grand Duchy of Finland. Harvest is uncertain, population keeps growing. A grand Art Nouveau stone building, Seminaarinmäki granary, is built to secure the local grain supply during the difficult years.

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