Varala info

Welcome to Varala


Mobile number
+358 3 2631 111

Opening hours
Mon-Thu 7:45 am – 7 pm
Fri 7:45 am – 8 pm
Sat 8:00 am – 6 pm
Sun 8:45 am – 4:30 pm

Changes in opening hours are possible.


The outdoors will be locked at 10:00 p.m. You can access your own accommodation building with your room key around the clock

Property manager on call 24/7

You can reach the on-call property manager 24 hours a day by calling
tel. +358 40 5269 755.

Please take care of your roomkey! In case you lose or forget your key, we charge 50€ door opening fee outside of receptions opening hours.

Your safety

  • In case of firealarm, stay calm and leave the building. – you can find the meeting place in the exit instructions on the door of your room. Fire department is immediately alerted and will be on the property on approximately 10 minutes.
  • In case of an accident: you will find ice on the ground floor of the main building, next to Kahvila Anna. Ice machine is located in the room marked with white and green first aid cross. Emergency care is located at Tays Central hospital. address:Ensitie 8, Tampere.
  • The defibrillator can be found on the wall next to the reception.


  • Check – in times Mon- Thu from 2 pm – 6:45 pm Fri-Sat from 4 pm – .
  • Check out 12 pm
  • You can find extra pillows in the drawer of your room
  • Gym is available for guests. Please ask for the key from the reception.
  • Free WiFi:
    password: Kalliola
  • Varala area map and map of the Tampere citycentre are available at the reception

Restaurant Säde

  • Breakfast Mon-Fri 7:00 am – 9:00 am , Sat 7:00 am – 9:30 am and Sun 7:30 am – 9:30 am
  • Lunch Mon – Sun 11 am – 1:30 pm, price €15.90
  • Dinner Mon – Sat 4 pm – 6:00 pm, price €10.90 (no dinner on Sundays)

Cafe Anna

Kahvila Anna, located on the ground floor of the main building, offers snacks for small and big hunger

Cafe Anna
Mon-Fri 9 am – 7 pm
Sat 12 pm – 6 pm


Thu 28.3. 9am-5pm
Fri 29th March-Mon 1st April CLOSED

Restaurant Säde and Cafe Anna

Near by Varala

  • Public transport – bus number 10 runs the citycenter-Varala several times an hour.
    You can find the timetables here:
    Timetable, Bus number 10.
  • Grocery store K-Market Tahmela – 750 m
  • Beach – Tahmela beach 850 m
  • Taxi Tampere tel. +358 100 4131
    Taxi Tampere app can also be used to order a taxi, search taksi tampere on app store/play store.

Things to do in Tampere

Visit Tampere

Where it all started?

Did you know that Varala Sports Institute is Finland’s first Sports Institute, which was founded in 1909 originally to promote sports education for women?

You can read more about Varala’s history here:


We are closely involved in the lives of our customers – both students, athletes, leisure travelers and companies. We strive to ensure the implementation of the principles of sustainable development in everyday life through our operations and products. With our own choices, we want to help our customers lead a more sustainable life.

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Check out Varala’s booking cancellation conditions here.