Guestrooms for visitors, Guesthouse Villa Hortus

The guestrooms can only be reserved by the staff member for visiting lecturers, researchers, opponents and other guests.

The operation of Villa Hortus ends on 30 June 2023

The University Board decided in its meeting on 14 February 2023 to discontinue the operation of guest house Villa Hortus as a part of the Financial Balancing Programme actions.

The guest house will be closed on 30 June 2023, until which reservations can be made as usual.​

Villa Hortus

Guesthouse Villa Hortus

The guesthouse Villa Hortus is situated in the heart of the University campus, at Horttokuja 3, Turku.

There are 24 rooms. All rooms are furnished and fully equipped with kitchen facilities, internet access and television. A weekly cleaning and linen service is included in the price. There are wireless networks available: Eduroam, UTU Visitor and UTU Staff. A sauna and laundry are available for the guests. There are no breakfast or catering.

The room types are as follows: single and twin room in a shared flat, studio for one, studio with double bed and two room flat.
All studios are on the 3rd floor. There's no lift in the building. Please mention if there is any problem with the stairs.
VAT 0%

One night


Nights 1–6 à

Nights 7–30  à

30 nights

Single room 46 € 39 € 34 € 1050 €
Twin room 60 € 51 € 47 € 1434 €
Studio for one 51 € 45 € 35 € 1110 €
Studio with double bed 69 € 59 € 57 € 1722 €
Two room flat B 14 (75 m2) 74 € 64 € 62 € 1872 €
Two room flat B 15 (55 m2) 72 € 63 € 61 € 1842 €
extra bed  18 € 10 € 7 € 228 €

The above-mentioned pricing is followed from the beginning of each period of 30 days. Please see the price for extra bed. E.g. 10 nights in a single room with shared bathrooms costs 370 euros (6x39,- + 4x34,-).


Villa Hortus



A single room in a 4 room flat with 2 shared bathrooms and kitchen.

Rooms A 10, A 12, A 13, A 20, A 22, A 23, B 24, B 25, B 27, 17-20 m2

Located on the 1st or 2nd floor.




Twin room in 4 room flat with 2 shared bathrooms and kitchen.

Rooms A 11, A 21, B 26, 27-30 m2



Common kitchen where each room has private fridge.


Single room studios A 30, A 32, A 33, A 34, B 35, B 36, B 37, B 39, 18,7-22 m2

Bed is 100-120 cm wide. Located on the 3rd floor (no lift).

A34Room A 34

B39Room B 39

35Room B 35

36Room B 36


A30Room A 30

3037Room B 37


Studio with 140 cm wide double bed. Rooms A 31, B 38, 35 m2

Located on the 3rd floor (no lift).



One bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom flat B 14, 75 m2

2 beds: 160 cm wide in the bedroom, 80 cm wide in the living room.

Armchair can be opened as bed for a child.

Located on the 1st floor.

B14 mh



One bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom flat B 15, 55 m2 

2 beds: 160 cm wide in the bedroom, 80 cm wide in the living room

Located on the 1st floor.




Laundry room, sauna and office are located on the ground floor



Reservation requests

Please send an inquiry about availability by email to address:

Reservation request is made using the form here (login required).

The following information is required on the form:

  • Check in and check out dates
  • The name(s) of the guest(s), the email address to which the door code will be sent and the home country
  • Which room type is preferred
  • Responsible person's contact information and unit
  • Payment method: Card payment at the office or internal invoice in Martti system (give the number of the cost centre, project or internal order and the name of the acceptor)

The University of Turku can not pay for accommodation if the guest is employed at the University of Turku and the place of employment is Turku.

Check in and check out

Guests will receive via email a door code which will be valid from the check in day from 13 o'clock until the check out day 10 o'clock.

Please consider the following
  • Please inform the staff when the room is vacant to be cleaned.
  • The room has to be returned in a proper condition, possible cleaning and repair costs are charged.
  • All people staying at the rooms must be reported to the office beforehand.
  • As a means of payment, the most common bank and credit cards are accepted (excluding American Express). We do not accept cash.
  • Pets are not allowed.

Visiting address: Horttokuja 3, Turku (ground floor).
The office is open on working days  9 - 11 and 12 - 14, or by appointment.


Postal address (letters only): Villa Hortus, FI-20014 Turun yliopisto, Finland



There are few parking places at the inner yard of Villa Hortus. The parking permit has to be ordered beforehand with the registration number of the car.

Cancellation policy

Reservations of over 25 nights must be cancelled by 12.00 o'clock 7 full working days before the reservation begins. Reservations of less than 25 nights must be cancelled by 12.00 o'clock 3 full working days before the reservation begins. A cancellation fee 50 % of the cancelled period will be charged for the reservations cancelled or changed after this time. However, the minimum charge is 36 € and the maximum charge is corresponded to the room's 30 days rent. Also cutting short the reserved time is considered as a cancellation.

Rents paid beforehand are not returned if the sum is less than 100 €.