Hossaari Rental Hut

Rental Hut, 6 + 0 people, 75 m², the main room and two bedrooms.


Rental period 1 June ‒ 30 Sept.

Reservations on web store (eraluvat.fi)
The booking conditions for the Hossaari Rental Hut. Please see the place for collecting the keys.

The log cabin, built in the 1960s, is located on an island of Lake Hossanjärvi, in the Hossa National Park. The rowing distance to the hut is 200 m.

Booking information

Book from Eräluvat-webshop



  • Rental period 1 June ‒ 30 Sept
  • Prices 2024 82 €/ night, 574 €/week.
  • Midsummer Thu-Sun, a total of 320 €. The prices include VAT (10%).


  • A large main room, two bedrooms, a kitchen and a spacious porch.
  • Candles, a gas cooker, a wood-burning stove, a cellar, an LPG refrigerator, an open fireplace, water from the lake, a dry toilet.
  • The lake water must be boiled before using it for food. If necessary, you can get drinking water from the visitor centre.
  • A lakeshore sauna (30 m²), including a fireplace room.
  • A good swimming shore.
  • A boat and life jackets (take them from a box nest to the boat), a jetty.
  • A campfire site, a smoker.


Information on collecting the key

  • Keys to the rental hut will be placed in the key box next to the door of the hut. A 4-digit key combination for opening the key box will be sent to you attached to your reservation confirmation by e-mail. If you have not received a booking confirmation and/or code please take contact to Visitor Centre Petola, tel.  +358 40 825 6060  or email petola@metsa.fi.
  • The key must be returned to its collection point.
  • Keys are not delivered by post. 


  • Address: Jatkonsalmentie 14 b, Suomussalmi 
  • After the Hossa Visitor Centre, drive along Jatkonsalmentie Road for about 1 km. Thereafter, turn to the left and continue along the road that runs to Seipiniemi. Drive along the road for about 700 m, the parking area and the boat storage site are on the right.  
  • Coordinates for the Hossaari Rental Hut: WGS84 lat: 27.5345 lon: 30.3198, ETRS-TM35FIN: n=7261910 E=616088
  • Distances: Hossa Visitor Centre 2 km, the village of Hossa 7 km and Juntusranta about 34 km.
  • There are no other cottages on the island. The distance to the Seipiniemi Camping Site is about 400 m. 

By Car and by Boat 

 You can drive to the boat storage site. The rowing distance to the island is 350 m.


  • The hut will not be pre-heated before the beginning of the booking period. Due to the long distances, the maintenance services are not able to check the condition of the hut after the rental period of each customer. If the hut has not been cleaned or things are not as they should, please  immediately contact the maintenance services of the hut upon arrival.  
  • Hossa Visitor Centre rents out linen. Other visitor centre services: a café‒restaurant, maps and brochures, guided excursions and equipment rental (boats, canoes, kayaks as well as hiking and fishing gear).  
  • The area boasts 90 km of marked hiking trails and 60 km of cross-country skiing trails. The terrain is ideal for exercising.
  • Sights at Hossa: Värikallio Rock Paintings (in Finnish) and the Lounatkoski mill (in Finnish).
  • Fishing and hunting: 
  • Safety on hiking


Maintenance and Management

Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.

More information Hossa Visitor Centre, tel. int. 0206 39 6041, 040 751 7221

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Terms of reservation

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Guidelines on using Rental Huts

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Outdoor Etiquette

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1. Respect nature.

2. Mainly use marked trails.

3. Camp only where it is allowed.

4. Light your campfire only where it is allowed.

5. Do not litter.

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