Hotel Features. The nine-storey Scandic Continental Helsinki hotel has an outdoor patio. The health club has a pool. Multilingual concierge staff are on hand to offer information on sightseeing. The hotel offers children's check-in and a surprise welcome gift. The hotel also has its own Oneworld Airlines check-in desk.
Bar Continents in the Scandic Continental Helsinki hotel's lobby serves coffees, snacks and cocktails. Room service is available 24 hours.
The hotel has 12 flexible meeting rooms which cater for up to 600 people. The hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet access and has a business centre. Guests can enjoy complimentary use of the Easy Access Point workstations.
The health club features a heated indoor pool with views over Helsinki from the poolside terrace. The health club also has a Turkish sauna, solarium, honey- tar baths and a gym. Massages, manicures and other treatments can also be booked.
Guestrooms. The Scandic Continental Helsinki hotel's 512 air-conditioned guestrooms all have satellite television, high-speed and wireless Internet connections, desks and trouser presses.
Expert Tip. Just one kilometre from the hotel is one of Helsinki's signature sights. A 24-metre glass and copper dome dominates the Temppeliaukio church (Church of the Rocks), carved from solid granite.
Twin Room: Two twin beds. Cable TV with pay movies. Wireless Internet access. Phone. Hair dryer. Air conditioning.
Queen Room: One queen bed. Cable TV with pay movies. Wireless Internet access. Phone. Hair dryer. Air conditioning.
From Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL):
Distance to Scandic Continental Helsinki is 18 kilometres, approximately 25 minutes' drive.
Getting there. Taxis from the airport to Helsinki city centre cost approximately 30 EUR, and journey time is 30 minutes. Public buses (numbers 415, 451, 519 and 615) leave for Helsinki city centre every 10-30 minutes, and cost about 3.50 EUR. Finnair city buses depart every 15-20 minutes and run until midnight daily. Single tickets cost about 5 EUR. Bus stops can be found outside both terminals. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The hotel is on Mannerheimintie, one kilometre from Central Station. Helsinki's public transport system (HKL) includes buses, trams and a metro system. Most of the metro lines run until 11.30 p.m. Tickets cost less when purchased prior to boarding. A HKL tourist ticket is available, offering unlimited travel on all forms of public transport. Ferries run from the harbour to the Suomenlinna fortress. The hotel offers garage parking for 70 cars (surcharge) and also has onsite carwash facilities.
- High Speed Internet Parking garage
- Parking (surcharge) Coffee shop or cafe
- Bar/lounge Internet public area - comp
- Internet public area - high-speed Patio
- Wedding services Security guard
- Business services Elevator/lift
- Health club Room service (24 hours)
- Babysitting or child care Banquet facilities
- Currency exchange Massage-treatment room
- Meeting room (small groups) Concierge desk
- Conference room(s) Spa services on site
- Fitness equipment Internet public area - wireless
- Concierge services Event catering
- Sauna Beauty services
- Suitable for children Swimming pool - indoor
- Dry cleaning service Ballroom(s)
- Translation services Business center
- Laundry facilities Audiovisual equipment
Room Amenities: , , • Cable/satellite TV • Extra towels/bedding • Pay movies • Internet access - high speed • Trouser press • Internet access - wireless
Olympic Stadium - 500 metres| Temppeliaukio (Church in the Rocks) - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles)| Sibelius Monument - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles)| National Museum of Finland - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles)| Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles)| Ateneum (Museum of Finnish Art) - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles)| Urho Kekkonen Museum - 3 kilometres (2 miles)| Zoo - 4 kilometres (2.5 miles)|
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