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Vacation rentals in Joensuu

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Joensuu

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Condo in Kontiolahti
Kontioniemi, unspoilt unique natural environment
2 room flat with sauna in an old hospital park, view over the lake Höytiäinen. Summer: nature and jogging trails from the yard, swimming and angling 200m, golf course 1 km. Winter: illuminated cross country skiing from the gate, biathlon stadium 5 km, winter swimming 500m. Ideal location to explore North Karelian national parks Koli, Patvinsuo and Petkeljärvi on daily basis. Kerrostalon saunallinen kaksio Höytiäisen rannalla. Hyvät ulkoilumaastot kesällä ja talvella. Kansallispuistot lähellä.
Mar 20 – 27
$63 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 145 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
Private apartment in Joensuu, Room 1
In a separate building in your own room, you can stay in peace and avoid human contact if you want. You'll have access to a 160cm wide bed, a private kph/toilet, a microwave, a refrigerator, a coffee and kettle, a small set of dishes, and coffee and tea. A hot plate+ eight is available upon request. Located in the countryside near the city, along the highway, less than 10 minutes by car from the center of Joensuu. Parking is also possible by truck (please let us know in advance).
Jun 28 – Jul 5
$43 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 114 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
Studio apartment in Joensuu centre
A cozy, 35,5 square meter studio apartment located in the city centre of Joensuu. Renovated and furnished in 2020. The studio is in the second floor of a peaceful apartment building. There's a parking spot and an elevator. Bedlinen, towels, soap and shampoo, hair dryer, drying washing machine, kitchenware, dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, oven and stove, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, a 43-inch smart-tv and WI-FI are included. For toddlers there's a travel crib and toys.
Aug 5 – 12
$59 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 249 reviews

Popular amenities for Joensuu vacation rentals

Stay near Joensuu's top sights

Joensuu Areena5 locals recommend
Prisma Joensuu9 locals recommend
Iso Myy9 locals recommend
K-citymarket Joensuu City Center3 locals recommend
Botania11 locals recommend
Kerubi16 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Joensuu

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Guesthouse in Kontiolahti
Alapiha Arboretum Guesthouse and Sauna
Aug 20 – 25
$92 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 131 reviews
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Cabin in Liperi
Grandma's Cottage with Sauna
Aug 27 – Sep 3
$69 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 304 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
Lovely studio in the centre
Jul 17 – 24
$45 per night
4.81 out of 5 average rating, 47 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
Studio in the center with a river view
Mar 7 – 14
$57 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 29 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
Beautiful downtown twin
Apr 12 – 19
$68 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 29 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
A tidy and spacious one bedroom apartment with a great location.
Apr 18 – 25
$50 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 62 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
Brand new Two-Bedroom from Torin Laida
May 25 – Jun 1
$90 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 12 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
Grandma's cottage 2km from Joensuu Market.
May 15 – 22
$56 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 24 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
*Clean and tidy studio in the center of Joensuu *
May 12 – 19
$56 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 72 reviews
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Apartment in Joensuu
Studio with all amenities, centrally located
May 2 – 9
$56 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 73 reviews
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Cabin in Kontiolahti
Villa Tuulikki
Jun 8 – 15
$206 per night
4.83 out of 5 average rating, 18 reviews
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Villa in Liperi
A stunning keloh log villa on the beach, including a hot tub!
Aug 2 – 9
$217 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 10 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Joensuu

Total rentals

350 properties

Wifi availability

220 properties include access to wifi

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

120 properties have a dedicated workspace

Pet-friendly rentals

150 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

120 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

10K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Joensuu?

    Joensuu experiences cold winters and mild summers. In winter, temperatures can dip to -10°F (-23°C) and snow activities, like cross-country skiing, are popular. Summer temperatures are typically around 70°F (21°C), perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking and boating.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Joensuu?

    Visitors to Joensuu frequently spend time exploring the Botania Butterfly Garden, visiting the Art Museum Onni, or checking out the Science Park. During winter, cross-country skiing and ice-skating are popular activities. In summer, boating on the Pielisjoki River and hiking in the nearby forests are common.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Joensuu?

    Summer, from June to August, is the most popular time to visit Joensuu thanks to its mild weather and abundance of daylight. During this time, the city celebrates the popular Ilosaarirock music festival and Joensuu's Ilomantsi Bear Festival, showcasing local Karelian culture.

  • What are the best places to stay in Joensuu?

    Travelers frequently choose to stay in the city center due to its proximity to the main attractions, shops, and restaurants. The Noljakka neighborhood, known for its peaceful atmosphere, is another popular choice. Penttilä, with its vibrant art scene and Utra, a quaint area with beautiful riverside houses, are also often suggested.

  • What are the best places to visit in Joensuu?

    Popular places to visit in Joensuu include the Joensuu Art Museum, the Botania Butterfly Garden, and the Carelicum Cultural Centre. For nature lovers, the Pielisjoki River and the surrounding forests are worth exploring.

  • What are some hiking trails in Joensuu?

    Explore the nature trail at Pyhäselkä, which spans 5 miles (8 km) through lush forests. Koli National Park, about 37 miles (60 km) away, has several trails with views of Lake Pielinen. For a shorter route, try the Pielisjoki River trail, a 2-mile (3.2 km) path along the water's edge.

  • What are some family activities to do in Joensuu?

    Family activities in Joensuu often involve a visit to the Science Park for its interactive exhibits. The Botania Butterfly Garden is a hit with children, while a boat trip on the Pielisjoki River is a relaxing family activity. A leisurely stroll or cycle in the forested parks offers a taste of Joensuu's natural beauty.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Joensuu?

    Day trips from Joensuu often include exploring Koli National Park or visiting the charming village of Ilomantsi, Finland's easternmost point. If you're interested in history, a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site, Struve Geodetic Arc, about 64 miles (103 km) away, is often recommended.

  • Are there family-friendly vacation rentals in Joensuu?

    Joensuu has more than 120 family-friendly stays. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

  • Do house rentals in Joensuu have free parking?

    Absolutely! We offer over 50 house rentals with free parking in Joensuu. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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