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Jussi's Room in Porvoo, Finland

Private room in condo
hosted by Liisa
  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 4 beds
  4. 1 bath
Park for free
This is one of the few places in the area with free parking.

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JUSSI'S ROOM, his den, is at Porvoo town's centre, beside boat harbor, in a beautiful and legendary 1800s wooden family house for distiller Oskar Levin. The Market Square as well as bus station are nearby, the Old Town is mainly on same street.

The space
Porvoo, 40 kilometers from capital Helsinki, is a town of writers and artists.

Author Jussi Kylätasku (1943–2005) worked in his den three decades, producing several theatre pieces, movie scripts, radio plays, novels and newspaper columns.

JUSSI'S ROOM, his den, is at Porvoo town's centre, beside boat harbor, in a beautiful and legendary 1800s wooden family house for distiller Oskar Levin. The Market Square as well as bus station are nearby. Famous Porvoo Old Town is mainly on the same Jokikatu Street. Porvoo offers fine walk vistas, nice cycling routes and swimming beach in walking distance.

You can reach Helsinki with bus (several launches in every hour), in sixty minutes. From the porch of Levin's House you can see also steamship m/s Runeberg. The quaint old ship connects daily Porvoo to Helsinki, via beautiful island scenery. Other sea tours are also attainable -- m/s Frederika does island sailings. Runeberg, finnish national poet, lived in Porvoo; Frederika was his wife.

The unique corner room, JUSSI'S ROOM, is rented by the widow of writer, fashion designer Liisa Voima. She is partly retired, but works still at her home. She speaks a bit swedish and english, so you will manage.

JUSSI'S ROOM is one of big apartment's rooms, a spacious corner one with three beds. It offers good privacy. Refrigerator, micro oven, coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster and service set are included. House has web connection you can use. For 25 euro per person for a night you get bed linen, towels, soap and shampoo, as well as coffee or tea with milk and sweeteners. And cleaning. House has bathroom/WC and washing machine. Welcome!

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
4 single beds

What this place offers

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Washer
Long term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

Where you’ll be

Borgå, Finland

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4.81 out of 5 stars from 271 reviews

Hosted by Liisa

Joined in March 2016
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