With a chain hotel you should know what you're getting, and this Holiday Inn delivers a good standard business hotel. Rooms are a good size, with a desk and two lounge chairs. Room safe, iron and ironing board, refrigerator, tea and coffee making. Good wifi in rooms. Friendly and efficient service on the front desk (though don't try phoning in the evening, as the sole person on duty may be busy and unable to answer).
Breakfast is provided by an independently-run operator. It is pretty comprehensive, but the breakfast room isn't a nice place to be in the morning as it is next to their industrial kitchen and they leave the connecting door open so you can hear all the crashing plates and noisy dishwashers. The staff are noisy as they go around the breakfast room picking up crockery and cutlery.
The hotel is out of town but on two tram routes, and a short walk from a station and bus routes, so is a reasonable base for exploring Helsinki. Its main purpose, though, is accommodation for the adjacent congress centre.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Conveniently located in the business district of Pasila in Helsinki and interconnected to the Helsinki Fair and Conference Center, the Holiday Inn Helsinki hotel is very popular with business and conference travelers as well as leisure travelers. With focus on flawless service, attention to detail, and impressive food and beverage offerings, the hotel s guests will leave with warm memories. The Holiday Inn Helsinki hotel is located just a few minutes from the Helsinki city centre and the beautiful architecture of Helsinki. Many sports and event arenas, such as Hartwall Arena, the Swimming Arena and Finnair Stadium are all close by the Holiday Inn Helsinki. Helsinki city centre: a few minutes by local train, taxi, tram or bus. Helsinki Airport: 20 minutes by taxi. With this perfect location for business and leisure travel, this high-standard hotel offers 244 spacious rooms with complimentary internet connection. The hotel offers free access to Minigym and Finnish sauna. Restaurant & Brasserie Terra Nova serves a wide range of Finnish and International cuisine. The lively bar at the Terra Nova welcomes you for a cocktail or a glass of wine before dinner. The friendly and helpful staff looks forward to welcome you to the Holiday Inn Helsinki! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Helsinki
- Helsinki Holiday Inn