Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
42,800 bed nights in paid accommodation
Total of 42,800 bed nights (+1.9 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in Lappeenranta in August 2021. This figure includes bed nights at registered establishments as well as at AirBnB and Vrbo. The share of registered bed nights was 93 % and non-registered 7.3 %.
Between January and August, the number of paid bed nights was 237,000 (-3.4 %). Share of registered was 93 % and non-registered 7.2 %.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, motels, guest houses, hostels, holiday villages and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 20 beds or caravan lots with an electrical connection point are excluded. Non-registered bed nights statistics include bed nights from AirBnB and Vrbo.
Registered bed nights increased three percent
In August 2021, 39,700 registered bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta (+2.7 %), of which 38,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,200 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased four percent and registered foreign bed nights decreased 29 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased three percent from last year's August.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Italy (210 nights).
32,300 nights (+4.8 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 7,400 nights (-5.4 %) by business visitors.
Between January and August, 215,000 registered bed nights (+8.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 4,400 (-83.6 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta, in total 220,000 (-2.5 %) registered nights.
Registered bed nights statistics include stats for registered accommodations: hotels, motels, guest houses, hostels, holiday villages and campsites. Establishments with fewer than 20 beds or caravan lots with an electrical connection point are excluded.
Registered bed nights
Registered bed nights by country of arrival
21,900 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased two percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 97.2 percent were domestic, and 2.8 percent were from foreign countries.
During August, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta on average 1.8 nights (+0.04) and foreigners 1.9 nights (-0.68).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
770 air travelers
The airport received a total of 770 passengers, which means air passenger arrivals increased 27 percent.
In addition, there were 700 passengers departing the airport (+37.4 %), therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 700 (-37.3 %).
Arriving passengers (excl. transfers)
Arriving passengers from
Passengers on transfers from
Departing passengers to
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 51 percent
A total of 37,200 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
- Vaalimaa: 11,800 (+69.8 %)
- Nuijamaa: 11,900 (+80.2 %)
- Imatra: 3,000 (+0.9 %)
- Niirala: 7,200 (+36.2 %)
- Vartius: 2,100 (+21.8 %)
- Kuusamo: 50 (-18.0 %)
- Salla: 210 (+143.2 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 64 (+128.6 %)
Russian visa applications increased 290 percent
There was a total of 2,500 visa applications to Finland made by the Russians. 56.8 percent were done at St. Petersburg's consulate.
Accommodation sales 2.1 million euro
Total accommodation sales in August were 2.1 million euro (+256,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 4.0 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 2.0 million euro (+303,000) and non-registered sales 83,900 euro (-46,900).
Total January-August sales were 11.4 million euro and they increased 131,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||107 €||-31.5 %||155 €||14.9 %|
|Adr (Registered)||100 €||13.3 %||98 €||4.5 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||65 €||-28.4 %||76 €||22.6 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||61 €||16.9 %||43 €||4.7 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||50 €||14.8 %||49 €||3.8 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization
11 accommodation establishments (+0)
1,100 rooms (+11)
3,100 beds (+51)
Room utilization 61.5 % (+1.9)
Unsold rooms 430
Bed utilization 39.0 % (-0.5)
Airbnb and Vrbo
66 accommodation establishments (-30)
57 apartments (-28)
102 rooms (-71)
Apartment utilization 60.3 % (+2.6)
Unsold apartments 23
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Accommodation customer satisfaction (June)
Average customer satisfaction score on Booking.com given by accommodation customers in June was 8.49/10 (+0.1).
Accommodation customer satisfaction by nationalities
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Airdna, Booking.Com, Business Finland, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Lappeenranta Airport, Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Finland, Statistics Finland, Tak Research