Helsinki is known for its great architectural structures, with neoclassical and art nouveau buildings, adding a touch of splendour to the cityscape, with contemporary buildings blending in well. This particular attention to aesthetics extends itself to the interior design of hotel rooms, and Scandinavian styled spaces, with wooden flooring, offers a traditional and natural look.
You’ll find lots of beautiful open spaces here, with parks and boulevards, perfect for picnics and long leisurely strolls. The nightlife, and Michelin starred restaurants, assure your evening’s out on the town are always fun and entertaining.
Budget hostels, great value hotels, cosy bed and breakfast and family apartments are located not far from the Helsinki main train station and Rautatientori metro station. The station is named Helsingin päärautatieasema-Helsingfors centralstation or Helsinki C.
The station lies in the city centre, within close distance of all major sights and attractions. The South Harbour can be reached by bus or tram, the West Harbour by bus, tram or metro, and the Sörnäinen Harbour by bus. See also our hotels near the Port of Helsinki.
Non-smoking rooms are easy to find, and you can even book allergy free, eco-friendly rooms, with accommodation, with private and communal saunas. If travelling with children, look for hotels with children’s playgrounds, to keep your little one’s entertained. Some establishments provide bike rentals, for their guests, allowing you to take in the sights and sounds of the city, on two wheels. Private parking is also available, for guests with car rentals, although charges are often applied.
Hostels are perfect when travelling on a budget. These hostels often have an up to date kitchen appliances which will make you feel right at home too. Wi-Fi tends to be accessible in common areas, in most hostels, and guests can enjoy wired internet access in individual rooms. You can even find hostel rooms with private toilets and showers.