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Scandic Park Helsinki
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mannerheimintie 46, Helsinki 00260, Finland (Formerly Scandic Hotel Continental Helsinki)   |  
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Ranked #19 of 64 Hotels in Helsinki
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Haifa, Israel
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203 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“good hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Centrally located, the four-star Scandic Continental Hotel is surrounded with plenty of city's attractions, business destinations and cultural spots.
Among numerous hotel's services, guests are offered free Wi-Fi and an indoor swimming pool.
The restaurant Lastu at Scandic Continental hotel treats to contemporary cuisine, beverages and desserts.
Helsinki Central Railway Station is situated within 1km from the hotel.
Unique Quality: There's a sauna and a swimming pool up on the 9th floor. I would've liiked a swim after a long day, but it cost 17 €/person so I decided not to go. I was a bit disappointed at that. It would've been free of charge in the morning from 7 till 12.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

One of the older hotels in Helsinki, yet good and clean. The room was also very quiet and the sauna & swimming pool at the top floor was nice.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank pyry
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Kuopio
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

I have been here several times. Good location, 10 min walk to the center. Room Class Ambassador is super!! good spacious garage. Imperial gym in hotel guest use

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Minna68
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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I have been in this hotel before and I find it an best choice for Helsinki city trips because of location, comfort and its value for money. Very warm welcome from the man at reception, free access to computer and able to print material (all in the lobby). Very good location, good elevators and nice porridge for breakfast. But this time the room was a bit less comfortable because of its strange shape, so there was less space the we were expecting. Otherwise
everything was great as usual.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Narpes, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Det här hotellet är stort och verkar ha hur många rum som helst.
Lyxigt rum för billig peng :-) Badrummet är nåt extra.

Svensk information saknas till stor del. Det ger minus.
Däremot har man beaktat sina rysktalande gäster.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank isse_hello
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Korsholm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

Scandic Continental is a big hotel about 10-15min walk from Helsinki city (Sokos, Forum, Stockmann quarters). You can also take the tram (ratikka), is just a few stops to the centre. The hotel is very near the Finlandia house and the Opera House.
The room we had was a little bit out of date. I don't like the old carpets, prefer wooden floors easy to keep clean. I heard that some part of the hotel has been refurnished.
The breakfast vas very good, but nothing extra ordinary, usual good Scandic standard.
On the top flor they have a swimmingpool with a nice view over the city, but it would be in need of an make over that one too.
If you are going to Helsinki for buisness or an Opera visit the hotel is a good choise, but if you are just up to shopping and having fun, I would prefer a hotel near the big shoppingcentres.

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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Osteraker
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

Stayed one night at on August 27, 2011.The hotel was basic and the room we stayed (family room) consists of one queen bed and one sofa bed. The queen bed was fine, the sofa bed - lets just say I did not have a good night sleep, the mattress was very thin. The room was also dark, old and outdated.

There is free wireless internet and the location of the hotel was excellent. There is a park across the street. The hop on hop off bus has a stop right next to the hotel. The airport bus has a stop across the street. We walked to the center city and it was about 20 mins of a very easy walk.

The breakfast buffet was good and plentiful.

Also, we had a late flight out of Helsinki, so we put our luggage in the storage room after checking out. The part of that hotel actually smelled like a sewer. If you are expecting nothing nicer or better than basic you can take this hotel but if you are expecting four star value, please think again

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Property: Scandic Park Helsinki
Address: Mannerheimintie 46, Helsinki 00260, Finland (Formerly Scandic Hotel Continental Helsinki)
Location: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 64 Hotels in Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Scandic Park Helsinki 4*
Number of rooms: 523
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel is situated only a short walk from Helsinki city center and popular sights. Facilities include lobby area and hotel rooms, a restaurant, gym, sauna, indoor pool and excellent conference facilities. ... more   less 
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