Helsinki is Finland's capital, a modern city surrounded by water on three sides. After Copenhagen and Stockholm, it's the third largest city in the Nordic nations. The city is easy to explore on foot and houses a collection of impressive buildings such as the Uspenski Cathedral. There is also a vast amount of coastline, forest and lakes surrounding the city to discover.
Helsinki is a new city in European terms, and its oldest buildings are just 250 years old. Centred around the elegant Esplanadi Square you will find designer shops, grand squares and excellent restaurants.
Helsinki was chosen to be the World Design Capital for 2012 and a tour of the city will often focus on its reputation as a centre for design and designers. Marimekko, Iittala and Artek are among the most famous names of Finnish design.
St George Hotel
The St George Hotel exudes calm and modern elegance, while its central location affords guests the ease of wandering around Helsinki’s stylish streets before being welcomed back to the restaurants, spa and bakery.
Hotel Haven is a charming hotel conveniently located in the centre of Helsinki in the beautiful market square. Offering excellent service and beautifully-appointed guest rooms, Haven is an ideal base for a short stay in Finland's capital.
The Hotel Kämp is the best-known and grandest hotel in central Helsinki and has hosted countless dignitaries and VIPs over the years. To this day the hotel offers charm, sophistication and great service, making it an excellent base to explore the capital.