Hostel ”RukaTupa” is located on Highway 5 in Ruka, near to the center of Ruka - Village, only a 15 minute walk away. The distance to the nearest Talvijärvi ski lift is 500 meters. The wide ski track network of the area can be accessed directly from our yard. There is a ”SkiBus” stop in front of the guesthouse. In addition to Ruka Village the shuttle bus takes you to ”Ski Bistro”, ”Kuusamon Tropiikki” Tropical Spa, and Kuusamo town centre (26 km).


Thanks to the excellent location of our hostel you can either enjoy the peace of nature or use the many available recreational services of Ruka area.


At Hostel ”RukaTupa” you can choose to stay either in the rooms of the main building or in log cabins located on and around the premises. We also rent more fully equipped cottages and apartments located outside the hostel area. You`re welcome to stay with us starting from 1 night up to several weeks, the length of your stay we`ll leave up to you. The main building also has a sauna area.


Free WiFi is available at the hostel. Heating wire for cars are also available. Free snowshoe and sledges for kids are available.


Check-in 15:00

Check-out 12:00

Recervations: +358400214720 or

You are very welcome at RukaTupa!



The hostel can host up to 40 people at the time. The rooms are of different sizes but most of them are suitable for 2-4 person. Some of the rooms also accommodate an extra bed and few others have a private toilet, shower and kitchen. Shared toilet- and shower facilities are found in the hallway near the rooms. All rooms are equipped with a flat screen TV and a wardrobe. Bed linens and towels are included in the room price.


Our hostel is pet friendly.


Common rooms

There is a lounging area where you can relax on the sofa, enjoy the crackling fire or watch TV.


Sauna area

There is a shared sauna in the basement of the building, free to use for our guests. Every now and then it is nice to step outside to cool off in the snow.