It is a luxury collection hotel by Starwood. This historical hotel dates back to the 19th century and was renovated in 2006, retaining the original character of the hotel. Providing the best in modern facilities, it is fully air-conditioned and offers a lobby with 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities, a cloakroom, lift access, a shop, as well as bar, dining and conference facilities. 24-hour room service is offered, as is laundry service. Internet access (including WLAN) and parking facilities are also available for a fee.
The hotel is located in the heart of Helsinki, opposite the Esplanade Park, in the finest shopping area and pedestrian zone of Helsinki. It is situated next door to the Kämp Galleria, and is near to Stockmann's department store and the market place. The south harbour and all major cultural sights can also be found close by. This hotel is the ideal destination to experience Helsinki luxury in style. It offers good connection to public transport and the airport is only 22 km away. Sandy Hietaniemi beach is just 3 km away.
The luxurious guest rooms come complete with marble bathrooms which are equipped with a bath, separate walk-in shower, and luxury amenities. The larger suites also have and in-room sauna. Bathrobes and slippers are provided in the rooms for complete comfort and relaxation. All rooms offer either double or king-size beds, individually adjustable heating and air conditioning, satellite TV with film and radio channels, 3 direct dial telephones with voicemail, Internet access, a minibar and tea/coffee making facilities.
Guests can enjoy all the various sport activities around the main city area.
Local restaurants offer a wide selection of evening entertainment.
The following are all accepted as forms of payment: American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA.
Coming from the north take motorway 3, which becomes Mannerheimintie Street, turn left onto Etelaesplanadi Street and turn left again onto Fabianinkatu Street. Turn left onto Pohjoisesplanadi Street. Coming from the east, take motorway 170, turning left onto Sörnäisten Rantatie Street. This becomes Pohjoisranta Street and then further on Pohjoisesplanadi Street. From the West, take motorway 1, following the signs for ""Centrum"" and then turn onto Mannerheimintie Street. Turn left onto Etelaesplanadi Street, and then left again onto Fabianinkatu Street. Then finally turn left onto Pohjoisesplanadi Street.
The hotel was voted ""Best Hotel in Europe"" by Global Traveller readers 2006. It also had ""Gold List"" membership with Condé Nast Traveler in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Travel+Leisure magazine selected it as one of the best 100 hotels in the world in 2006.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed