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This section informs you about the accommodation options for the festival weekend. These include the Ilosaarirock camping sites (Ravileirintä and Niittyleirintä), school accommodation, Linnunlahti Camping, and hotels in Joensuu and nearby areas. Hotels are booked full very early, so be quick to book to avoid disappointment!

Ravileirintä camping and Niittyleirintä camping

There are two official camping sites close to the Ilosaarirock Festival site. The Ravileirintä camping is located at the horse track lawn next to Laulurinne. The other official camping site is called Niittyleirintä camping. It is located next to the horse track, on the other side of the Linnunlahdentie road and next to the Palloilukeidas sports hall. Both these camping sites are managed by the Joensuu Pop Musicians' Association, who also organises the Ilosaarirock Festival.

The Ravileirintä and Niittyleirintä camping sites are reserved only for Ilosaarirock Festival goers and therefore only people who have a valid Ilosaarirock Festival ticket or wristband can stay there. You can change your ticket for a wristband on Friday (12am – 11pm), Saturday (11am – 11pm) and Sunday (12am – 8pm) at ticket change points along Linnunlahdentie street (see map). You can also get your wristband in Kerubi (from Mon to Thu at 11am – 6pm), located in address Siltakatu 1.

Water taps, campfire places, food stalls, info point and toilets have been arranged for the festival goers staying at the official camping sites during the festival.

The Niittyleirintä camping site is open from Thu 12 July 6 pm to Mon 16 July at 12 noon. Price for camping is 30 € / person.

The Ravileirintä camping site is open from Fri 13 July 10 am to Mon 16 July at 12 noon. Price for camping is 30 € / person.

We accept cash only, and naturally warmly welcome even sums. Debit cards, Visa Electron, and credit cards are not accepted.

Showers are located at Vesikko swimming hall and Kuntokeidas

With your Ilosaarirock wristband you can swim and take a shower at the Vesikko swimming hall for a price of 3,5 euros. Vesikko is open on Friday from 6am to 8pm, on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm and on Monday from 6am onwards. At Kuntokeidas sports hall you can take a shower for 2 euros.

For information about Ravileirintä or Niittyleirintä camping:

School Accommodation

School accommodation is an inexpensive way to spend the nights comfortably during the Ilosaarirock Festival. It is dedicated only for Ilosaarirock Festival goers, so be prepared to show your festival ticket or wristband as you arrive. School accommodation is open from Friday 13 July to Monday 16 July.

Price for school accommodation is 18 € / person / one night, 33 € / person / two nights and 43 € / person / three nights.

The price includes a soft mattress and a shower facility. Other services available for those accommodating at the school and gym hall are a guarded cloakroom and a café in which you can also have a sturdy breakfast.

The festival bus service that runs between the railway station and the festival site will stop at the school accommodation on Friday and also on Saturday morning.

Linnunlahti Camping

Linnunlahti Camping is a camping site owned by City of Joensuu and located right next to Laulurinne and main gate of festival site. At the camping site, you can stay in a cottage or bring your own tent or caravan.

More information, prices and bookings:

Hotels in Joensuu

Joensuu's hotels will be booked full during Ilosaarirock Festival, so make your queries well in advance. You can ask for prices and vacancies at the following hotels:

Hotelli Aada
Kauppakatu 32
80100 Joensuu
tel. +358 13 256 2200
e-mail: if.adaaletoh@teskuaravenouh

Hotelli Atrium
Siltakatu 4
80100 Joensuu
tel. +358 13 255 888
e-mail: if.muirtailletoh@ulevlapitnyym

Torikatu 16
80100 Joensuu
e-mail: if.ratsneerg@ofni

Hotelli Karelia
Kauppakatu 25
80100 Joensuu
tel. +358 13 2526 200
e-mail: if.ailerakilletoh@ofni

Sokos Hotel Kimmel
Itäranta 1
80100 Joensuu
tel. +358 20 123 4663
e-mail: if.kos@lemmik.letohsokos

Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Torikatu 20
80100 Joensuu
tel. +358 20 123 4661
e-mail: if.sletohsokos@uusneoj.anukaav

KuntoHovi Spa Hotel
Nepenmäenkatu 2
80200 Joensuu
tel. +358 13 17 221

Hotelli Wanha Jokela
Torikatu 26
80100 Joensuu
tel. +358 13 122 891

Apartamentos Joensuu
Torikatu 47
80100 Joensuu
tel. +358 13 224 886

Summer Hotel Elli
Länsikatu 18
80110 Joensuu
tel. +358 13 225 927
e-mail: if.illeletohremmus@ofni

Finnhostel Joensuu/ISLO
Kalevankatu 8
80110 Joensuu
tel. +358 13 267 5076 or +358 13 267 5083
e-mail: if.snj.olsi@letsohnnif

Scouts' Youth Hostel
Vanamokatu 25
80130 Joensuu
tel. +358 13 123 381
e-mail: ten.uusneoj-letsohhtuoy@tcatnoc