Accommodation and Travel Stats
Lappeenranta: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
22,600 bed nights in paid accommodation
Total of 22,600 bed nights (+31.9 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in Lappeenranta in December 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 7.4 %.
Between January and December, the number of paid bed nights was 356,000 (-1.0 %). Share of registered was 93 % and non-registered 6.8 %.
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 34 percent
In December 2021, 20,900 registered bed nights were recorded in Lappeenranta (+34.0 %), of which 19,700 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 1,200 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights increased 32 percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 94 percent. In total, registered bed nights increased 34 percent from last year's December.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from Italy (310 nights).
15,700 nights (+28.9 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 5,100 nights (+52.6 %) by business visitors.
Between January and December, 323,000 registered bed nights (+8.0 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 8,600 (-74.1 %) for foreigners in Lappeenranta, in total 332,000 (-0.2 %) 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
10,800 tourists arrived to registered accommodation
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased 51 percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 93.9 percent were domestic, and 6.1 percent were from foreign countries.
During December, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Lappeenranta on average 1.9 nights (-0.2) and foreigners 1.8 nights (-2.2).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
1,300 air travelers (November)
The airport received a total of 1,300 passengers.
In addition, there were 1,100 passengers departing the airport, therefore the total number of trips via the airport was 1,100.
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 52 percent
A total of 37,900 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 70.9 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 10,300 (+61.0 %)
- Nuijamaa: 12,800 (+86.2 %)
- Imatra: 2,600 (-25.5 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 1,200
- Niirala: 8,800 (+66.1 %)
- Vartius: 2,500 (+35.6 %)
- Kuusamo: 89 (-19.8 %)
- Salla: 197 (+264.8 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 81 (+131.4 %)
Accommodation sales 1.2 million euro
Total accommodation sales in December were 1.2 million euro (+333,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 3.6 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 1.1 million euro (+383,000) and non-registered sales 41,600 euro (-49,300).
Total January-December sales were 17.7 million euro and they increased 583,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Registered)||98 €||9.1 %||98 €||5.3 %|
|Adr (Non-Registered)||89 €||-60.9 %||137 €||-19.1 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||54 €||13.5 %||51 €||5.7 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||39 €||-60.1 %||67 €||-15.6 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||36 €||37.2 %||45 €||7.0 %|
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 (+48)
3,000 beds (+124)
Room utilization 36.6 % (+7.5)
Unsold rooms 700
Bed utilization 23.0 % (+4.6)
Airbnb and Vrbo
51 accommodation establishments (-24)
48 apartments (-21)
78 rooms (-69)
Apartment utilization 44.2 % (+0.86)
Unsold apartments 27
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Airdna, Finavia, Finnish Border Guard, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Lappeenranta Airport, Statistics Finland, Tak Research