Servin mökki

Servin mökki, known as “Smökki”, is a charming space located in Teekkari Village in Otaniemi. The facility is suitable for organising large parties.

Servin Mökki is located in the heart of the Teekkari Village. Smökki includes a large hall, a smaller room known as the aquarium, and a catering kitchen. The space can be used for organising academic dinner parties and other parties for approx. 200 people. There is a cloakroom that serves 100 people in the hallway. Several weddings have also been held at Smökki, as the Otaniemi chapel is just 150 metres away. Servin mökki has been approved as a serving area, allowing holders of a serving licence to utilise the facilities for serving purposes. 

Please note that a number of brilliant parties have been held in the space, and memories of the parties have been left in the ceiling in the form of staples used for hanging decorations.


The hall has a sound system and a small mixer. A microphone can be borrowed by asking the service office for the key to the microphone cupboard. Volume levels in the hall are restricted only by general rules and regulations. Please remember to keep the volume at a reasonable level throughout the event to avoid causing significant inconvenience to residents in the area.


The aquarium is separated from the hall by large windows covered by dark curtains. The aquarium is often used as a back room for events, and to store extra tables and chairs, but it can also be used as a quieter event room or to hold small after parties. There are two tall refrigerators in the aquarium.


Smökki’s kitchen has been modernised into an industrial catering kitchen. It contains a convection oven, two industrial saucepans, a frying plate, dishwasher and coffee maker. For cold storage, there is a cold room and freezer room, as well as smaller refrigeration appliances. There is room for around 10 people to cook at once.

For occupational safety reasons, the kitchen may only be used by catering professionals (e.g. a catering service) or under the supervision of a person who has undergone catering training. If you wish to use Smökki’s kitchen and you have completed a catering course, please fill out this form. AYY organises a few catering courses per year.

It is of course possible to book the kitchen without the rest of Servin mökki. If you decide to book only the kitchen, please make sure that your noise does not bother any other users in the hall.

A detailed list of the kitchen equipment can be found on the checklist for the facilities.

Opening hours

The opening hours of Servin Mökki are 12 noon - 1am.

It is possible to apply for permission to use Servin Mökki at night time using this form. A separate fee will be charged for a night permit. A night permit extends the operating hours until 5 am. Please note that the loudspeakers will be turned off at 2 am. The event should end well before 5 am to ensure that the space is cleaned and empty by 5 am. Users should consider the nighttime peace of the area, regarding the volume level, for instance.

To clean and maintain the space, it is extremely important that the facilities are empty outside of operating hours. If it is necessary to extend the user hours of Servin Mökki, this must be agreed on well in advance with AYY. Additional user hours will be charged at an hourly rate.

Please note! If you have made your reservation in TILA system, you can activate an access code and there is no need to pick up the keys from AYY office. The access code is activated 15 minutes before your reservation starts. If you do not have access to TILA system, you can pick up the key from AYY office. Please note that Servin Mökki and kitchen have separate access codes that need to be activated separately.

Accessibility information

There is an accessible entrance to the facilities. The facilities include an accessible toilet. The terrace of Servin Mökki is accessible from the outside.

You can take buses 111 or 52 from Aalto University metro station to Servin Mökki and get off at Teekkari Village stop. The easiest way to arrive is through the slope on the side of the parking lot, as it is wider and more gradual.


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