Where to stay
hotel kämp Those infatuated with old-world charm should look no further than Hotel Kämp, a cultural landmark built in 1887. Overlooking Esplanadi, it’s been a magnet for Finland’s leading artists, ruling elite and intelligentsia throughout its life. The illustrious Mannerheim Suite boasts 2,800 square feet of luxury.
hotel Lilla roberts Situated in a former power plant that supplied electricity to the city centre for much of the 20th century, the 130-room Lilla Roberts is a stone’s throw from the Design District. Its stylish accommodation is plush and sophisticated, inspired by the art deco movement, and seamlessly marries luxury and modernity.
klaus k hotel Pay no heed to the unassuming entrance. Inside, a fresh and stylish approach to design makes this central hotel, named after a character in Finnish folklore, a culturally vibrant experience. The interior design expresses the four emotional themes—mystical, passion, desire and envy—of the dramatic folk legend.
hotel haven With modern interiors and heritageinspired furnishings, this luxury 77-room boutique hotel beside Market Square is a perfect home away from home. Bar Haven entices with an impressive range of champagne, rum and whisky before a visit to the hotel’s Havis Restaurant for gourmet Finnish cuisine.
scandic Grand marina Industrial chic is the name of the game. Delectable touches of art nouveau contrast with exposed red brick walls in this former warehouse from the early 20th century next to Uspenski Cathedral and the Helsinki Skywheel.