Accommodation and Travel Stats
Mikkeli: Tourism in a nutshell
Registered accommodation. All changes are relative to the same period a year ago.
16,000 bed nights in paid accommodation (April)
Total of 16,000 bed nights (+1.0 %) were recorded in paid accommodation in Mikkeli in April 2023. This figure includes bed nights at registered establishments as well as at AirBnB and Vrbo. The share of registered bed nights was 64 % and non-registered 36 %.
Between January and April, the number of paid bed nights was 60,700 (+5.4 %). Share of registered was 67 % and non-registered 33 %.
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.
10,300 registered bed nights (April)
In April 2023, 10,300 registered bed nights were recorded in Mikkeli (-1.0 %), of which 9,500 nights were spent by domestic visitors and 790 nights by foreigners. Registered domestic bed nights decreased five percent and registered foreign bed nights increased 85 percent. In total, registered bed nights decreased one percent from last year's April.
Most foreign registered bed nights were recorded for travelers from France (138 nights).
4,900 nights (-7.3 %) were spend by leisure visitors and 5,400 nights (+5.4 %) by business visitors.
Between January and April, 37,500 registered bed nights (+5.4 %) were recorded for domestic visitors and 3,000 (+78.7 %) for foreigners in Mikkeli, in total 40,500 (+8.8 %) 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
Comparison of registered bed nights between regions
6,600 tourists arrived to registered accommodation (April)
Arrivals to registered accommodation increased four percent compared to earlier year. Of all registered arrivals, 94.5 percent were domestic, and 5.5 percent were from foreign countries.
During April, domestic visitors stayed in registered accommodation in Mikkeli on average 1.5 nights (-0.09) and foreigners 2.2 nights (-0.12).
Visitor days by region
Visitor days by city
Visitor days by postal code
Visitor nights by region
Ferry arrivals from different harbors
International = International cruise ships
Trips by Russian travelers over the eastern border increased 10 percent (April)
A total of 34,400 Russians arrived in Finland over the eastern border crossings.
The share of southeastern border stations was 82.1 percent.
- Vaalimaa: 18,900 (+34.5 %)
- Nuijamaa: 6,900 (-21.8 %)
- Imatra: 2,400 (+220.1 %)
- Vainikkala (train): 2.0 (-50.0 %)
- Niirala: 4,300 (-21.2 %)
- Vartius: 1,600 (-14.4 %)
- Kuusamo: 18 (-14.3 %)
- Salla: 169 (-2.3 %)
- Raja-Jooseppi: 69 (-16.9 %)
Accommodation sales 852,000 euro (April)
Total accommodation sales in April were 852,000 euro (+105,000). The share of Airbnb and Vrbo was 27.0 percent. Therefore, registered accommodation sales were 621,000 euro (+85,100) and non-registered sales 230,000 euro (+19,700).
Total January-April sales were 3.3 million euro and they increased 550,000 euro from the previous year.
|Adr (Non-Registered)||161 €||4.5 %||152 €||6.8 %|
|Adr (Registered)||98 €||13.0 %||99 €||8.4 %|
|Revpar (Non-Registered)||81 €||-5.1 %||75 €||6.8 %|
|Bed Night (Registered)||60 €||17.1 %||64 €||15.2 %|
|Revpar (Registered)||35 €||9.6 %||37 €||27.3 %|
Duty-free invoice vouchers stamped at the border stations
Registered accommodation sales
Average registered room price (ADR)
Capacity & Utilization (April)
13 accommodation establishments (+0)
580 rooms (+31)
1,500 beds (+136)
Room utilization 36.0 % (-1.1)
Unsold rooms 370
Bed utilization 23.7 % (-3.0)
Airbnb and Vrbo
134 accommodation establishments (+12)
121 apartments (+13)
280 rooms (+34)
Apartment utilization 50.5 % (-5.1)
Unsold apartments 60
Registered room utilization for establishments
Website's user sessions by language
Visitor count by attraction
Sources: Airdna, Finnish Border Guard, Statistics Finland, Tak Research
Raatihuoneenkatu 8 – 10
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