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Rukatupa - Motel, and Cottages


Hostel Rukatupa is located by Highway 5 at Ruka, in the vicinity of Ruka Holiday Resort, a 10-minute walk from Ruka Village. The distance to the nearest Talvijärvi ski lift is 500 meters. The wide ski track network of the area can be accessed directly from the 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 the hostel, you can either enjoy the tranquillity of nature or use the many available recreational services of Ruka area.


At Hostel Rukatupa, you can choose to stay either in the rooms in the main building or in log cabins situated on the premises. We also rent more fully equipped cottages and apartments located outside the hostel area. In all our rooms or cottages, the length of your stay can vary from a few days to several weeks. The main building also has a sauna department.


Free WiFi is available in the hostel. Heating wire for cars is also available.


Check-in 15:00

Check-out 12:00


You are warmly welcome to Rukatupa!



The hostel can house 40 people. The rooms are of different sizes, but most of them are suitable for 2-4 people. Some rooms accommodate also an extra bed, and there are private toilets and showers in some of the rooms. Shared toilet and shower facilities are found along the hallway, near the rooms. There is a wardrobe and a TV in all the rooms. Bed linens and towels are included in the room price.


Pets are allowed in the hostel.


Common rooms

There is a lounging area where you can relax on the sofa enjoying the crackling fire or watching TV.


Sauna Department

There is a sauna in the downstairs, free to use for guests. The sauna is large enough for several bathers. Every now and then it is nice to step outside to cool off.





At the courtyard of Hostel Rukatupa there are four 4-person log cabins, which include a utility kitchen, toilet and a shower. With these logs it is possible to use the sauna located inside the hostel.

In addition to this you can find several cabins located at the near vicinity of our hostel. Contact our sale to find our more information about available cabins.



Hostel Rukatupa


Puh. +358 408580055

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