See Helsinki from a different perspective by staying at the traditional Finnish Rantapuisto hotel! As its name suggests it means Beach Park in Finnish the hotel enjoys a stunning waterfront location offering stunning views of the bay and although set within acres of forest it is just 20 minutes from the city centre served by the efficient Helsinki metro system or can be reached by car ample parking is provided free of charge on site. Although a 3star hotel it has more of a resort feel as it offers a wide range of facilities such as sauna private beach tennis courts a sports hall with volleyball and badminton courts a fullyequipped gym and of course restaurants. Spacious rooms decorated in simple Finnish style offer tv telephone internet connection hairdryer and private facilities. Rantapuisto has a soothing relaxing feel and guests can enjoy some Nordic fresh air while unwinding away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Guests booking a double room should note that these consist of twin beds.