There are 4 hotels located 50-150 meters from Central Station Helsinki and about 20 hotels within 10-15 minutes walking distance. Those hotels have convenient transport connection with Helsinki airport. Hotels suit for short gateway or relaxed stopover in Helsinki. Sights and restaurants are just around the corner.
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Located directly opposite Helsinki Central Station, Hotel Seurahuone’s elegant Art Nouveau building dates back to 1913. It offers charming interiors and modern rooms with LCD TVs and tea/coffee makers. At Hotel Seurahuone Helsinki, guests can choose their own pillow from a menu and make use of free WiFi access. With its fountain and glass dome roof, Bar Socis offers a stylish setting for a drink and a chat. Restaurant Le Havre, offers French-inspired brasserie cuisine in a casual environment. Seurahuone’s staff can help to book tickets for concerts and other cultural events. The Finnish National Theatre is just a 5-minute walk away.
Located right beside Helsinki Central Station, Holiday Inn Helsinki City Centre offers air conditioned rooms with free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. Leisure options include a sauna and a gym. All the Scandinavian-style rooms at Helsinki City Centre Holiday Inn have wooden flooring, a minibar and tea and coffee facilities. The hotel's Open Lobby is a place where guests can work, meet friends or unwind with a cup of coffee. Refreshing drinks and snacks are available 24/7. You can also unwind with table football or watch the lobby TV. The Helsinki Cathedral is located 1 km from the hotel. Bulevarden Shopping Street is a 10-minute walk away. The shuttle bus to Helsinki Airport stops by Central Station, right next to the hotel.
This elegant hotel is next to Helsinki Central Station, 5 minutes’ walk from the Esplanadi shopping streets. It offers a rooftop terrace, in-room flat-screen TVs, plus free sauna and WiFi access. Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki was built for the 1952 Olympics and is set in a heritage-listed building. The soundproofed rooms include air conditioning, a minibar and modern décor. The stylish á la carte restaurant offers a mix of Finnish and international dishes. After-dinner drinks can be enjoyed in the bar, which offers magnificent views of Helsinki’s bustling city centre. Other facilities include a playroom for children. The friendly staff is happy to provide tourist information and other services. The airport bus stops right opposite Sokos Vaakuna Helsinki.
Directly across the street from Stockmann Department Store, this hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from Helsinki Central Station. It offers free Wi-Fi, along with basic and functional rooms with local artist’s works. Cable TV and private bathrooms with a shower can be found in all rooms at Hotel Finn. A variety of restaurants, cafés and bars are located in the area surrounding Finn Hotel. Staff will gladly recommend dining options. The indoor Yrjönkatu Swimming Hall, less than 100 metres away from the hotel, features Finnish saunas and nice bathing opportunities. Helsinki Harbour and the Senaatintori Market Square are a 13-minute walk from Hotel Finn.
Featuring the Plaza Restaurant, this historical hotel from 1917 is next to Kaisaniemi Park, 150 metres from Helsinki Central Station. Free fitness centre access and modern air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi are offered. Each room at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Helsinki is decorated in style with Finnish design items. Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee maker and Magic Dream beds with a pillow menu. Some rooms offer city views. Plaza Restaurant also serves drinks, while snacks and light dishes are offered at the 24-hour lobby bar. Room service is also available all day long. Plaza Lounge offers a catered experience and guests who have lounge access included can enjoy breakfast here, as well as coffee, tea and snacks throughout the day.
This grand 1920s hotel is within 5 minutes’ walk of Helsinki Central Station and the Esplanadi shopping streets. It offers free WiFi, a popular breakfast buffet and a rooftop bar with panoramic city views. Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Helsinki’s modern, soundproofed guest rooms are decorated in 3 different styles: Art Nouveau, Art Déco and Functionalism. All have an LCD TV with cable channels and a private bathroom with shower. Some include a seating area. Restaurant Torni serves a seasonal menu of traditional Finnish dishes inspired by modern, international flavours. During summer, the hotel’s Irish pub hosts live music and entertainment on its terrace. The elegant 14th-floor Ateljee Bar offers regular exhibitions of works by young Finnish artists.
Situated directly across from Forum Shopping Centre is this central Helsinki hotel. It provides basic, yet functional accommodation and uses an easy keyless entry system. Helsinki Central Station is 7 minutes’ walk away. Free WiFi is available. A flat-screen TV, fridge, microwave and tea/coffee making facilities can be found in all Omena Hotel Helsinki City Centre guest rooms. Each includes a private bathroom with shower, as well as a seating area with table. Vending machines are available at Omena Hotel Helsinki City Centre. Several restaurants, cafés, bars and clubs are located in the close vicinity. Both the Helsingfors Tram Stop and Yrjönkatu Swimming Hall can be reached within 3 minutes by foot.
Best Western Hotel Carlton is a functional hotel close to the city center.
Helsinki Central Railway Station - 250m. Bus station, tram stops and metro station are located just next to the hotel.
21 rooms with a slightly different interior. Rooms are located on floor 2, accessible by a staircase.
Robert's Coffee and Lost in Helsinki Restaurant & Bar are located on the 1st floor, right next to the reception.
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki - Scandinavian design hotel, next to Aleksanterinkatu shopping street. Helsinki Cathedral and Senate Square - 300m.
Light interiors and spacious rooms. Family rooms available. Some rooms have a private sauna.
Sauna for hotel guests (ladies and gentlemen at different time). The summer terrace to enjoy the city atmosphere. Discounted price for EasyFit Helsinki fitness Club for hotel guests.
Glo Hotel Kluuvi has one of the best central location in Helsinki. Located on a pedestrian street, next to Galleria Esplanade Shopping Centre. Legendary Fazer Café with Finnish chocolate and sweets is right opposite the hotel. Helsinki Cathedral - 400 m. Helsinki Central Station - 500 m.
Rooms from compact (13sq.m) to exclusive suites with King size bed. Elegant interiors. Hotel offers high-class person transportation and private transfers from airport.
Hotel Kamp is an outstanding luxurious hotel in Helsinki. Hotel facing the Esplanade Park - the heart of Helsinki, next to the Kamp Galleria shopping center and Aleksanterinkatu shopping street. Main Helsinki attraction - Senate Square - 350m from the hotel.
Hotel combines historical elegance with a boutique chic. Rooms equipped with luxurious marble bathrooms and glamour interiors.
Free access to the Kämp Spa for guests: traditional Finnish sauna, steam bath and a spa lounge.
It is a stylish small boutique hotel (55 rooms). Located in the Helsinki downtown, in a quiet inner courtyard, next to the Esplanadi park and shopping streets. 10 min walk to Helsinki Central Station.
Hotel has a lot of little touches in design. Rooms are individually decorated. 1 suite with a sauna, jacuzzi and a balcony with a view of the Helsinki rooftops.
Gym and sauna for a little fee available. WIFI is free.
This eco-friendly hotel is only 3 minutes’ walk from Kamppi Shopping Centre and 500 metres from Helsinki Central Station. It offers free Wi-Fi, shopping discounts and a bistro style restaurant. All rooms at Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti feature a minibar, wooden floors and air conditioning. All rooms include tea/coffee making facilities. Bistro Manu Restaurant specialises in modernised bistro classics, while Pub Adjutantti offers casual pub dishes and live sports on big-screen TVs. All guests receive a 10% discount at Sokos Department Store, which is 5 minutes’ walk away. Hotel Presidentti’s staff can recommend activities or nearby attractions such as Helsinki Art Museum.
Helsinki Cathedral is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.. From June through August it is open till midnight. Free entrance.
It is the main landmark and attraction of Helsinki. From 2018 visitors to Helsinki Cathedral can rent for a small fee a virtual reality (VR) headset to transport to the top of the cupola and enjoy views in all directions. The VR experience also offers information about the Cathedral and the statues of the 12 Apostles that adorn the Cathedral roof.
Helsinki Cathedral is the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cathedral. The church was built from 1830-1852.
2. Senate Square
The Senate Square is the oldest part of central Helsinki. Helsinki Cathedral, the Government Palace (to the left from the Cathedral), main building of the University of Helsinki (to the right from the Cathedral) are located on the sides of the square.
Helsinki City Museum is located on the southeast corner of the square. The National Library of Finland is located northwest of the square and worth visiting.
Digital carillon music called the Sound of the Senate Square is played daily at 17:49. The optimal listening position is near the bronze statue of Alexander II in the center of the Square.
3. Market Square
Market Square is a traditional market with food and treats, handicrafts and souvenirs. Located next to the Harbour. There are tents with local street food worth tasting and enjoy sea views.
Open Mo-Fri 06:30-18, Sat 06:30-16, Sun 10-17.
Year-round ferry to Suomenlinna Fortress departing from Market Square.