$94 Avg/night
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Scandic Park Helsinki

4 stars
Mannerheimintie 46, Helsinki, 00260
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
11 reviews
Excellent base - Scandic Inter Continental Helsinki

The staff at the hotel are fantastic - polite and very helpful! Can't fault the place - a little... See full review

  • Drzippy
  • Dec 10, 2012
Convenient Location

There is a stop for the Finnair Airport Bus outside on the main road. Stop Hesperian puisto. It is... See full review

  • Chemical Engineer
  • Nov 16, 2012
Stylish retreat offers a historic locale across from Toolonlahti Bay

Friendly and stylish, the Scandic Continental Helsinki is packed with comfort, amenities and thoughtful services. Guests with children will appreciate the playroom filled with fun-filled and educational activities or the top floor swimming pool. The top-floor fitness center and indoor swimming pool provide stunning views. A hip hotel bar and an on-site restaurant offer enticing spaces to unwind over cuisine and cocktails. Scandic Continental Helsinki also offers a magnificent location across from the gorgeous Toolonlahti Bay.

Highlights
  • Top-floor fitness center, top-floor indoor pool and sauna with stunning city views
  • Stylish in-house bar with marble fireplace and big-screen TV
  • Across the street from historic Toolonlahti Bay
  • Free wireless Internet access
Location

Just outside the front doors of the Scandic Continental Helsinki, guests discover Helsinki's Toolonlahti Bay, known for its historic villas and magnificent scenery. And located only minutes away are premier dining, shopping and cultural attractions, including the Ateneum Art Museum, Senate Square and the National Museum.

Rooms

All 514 contemporary guest rooms at Scandic Continental feature attractive artwork, bright windows and cozy furnishings, including plush armchairs and bedding. Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi access and satellite TVs with on-demand movies.     

Features

Stunning city views provide an unforgettable backdrop at the Scandic Continental Helsinki top-floor swimming pool and state-of-the-art Imperial Health Club. Fitness services also include a sauna, solarium and massage services (fees apply).

Guests also enjoy complimentary wireless Internet access, room service during restaurant opening times and on-site parking (fees apply).  The Scandic Continental Helsinki knowledgeable, multilingual staff is on hand to assist with business, travel and hospitality arrangements.

Dining

Start the day with a complimentary breakfast buffet. The sleek and contemporary Restaurant Lastu serves up a delicious, seasonal a la carte menu consisting of international favorites. The Bar Continents, with its marble fireplace, big-screen TV and cosmopolitan vibe, is an ideal venue for relaxing with cocktails and conversation.

Transportation
  • Central Railway Station (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Helsinki International Airport (12 mi/19.5 km)
Attractions
  • Toolonlahti Bay (Adjacent)
  • National Museum of Finland (0.3 mi/0.6 km)
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (0.7 mi/1.2 km)
  • Sea Life Helsinki (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Cathedral of Helsinki (1.8 mi/2.9 km)
  • Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral (1.8 mi/2.9 km)
  • Suomenlinna Sea Fortress (3.5 mi/5.6 km)
Business
  • Business center
  • 14 meeting and event rooms
  • Free wireless Internet access
Policies and fees
Parking is not available until the end of 2013.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Scandic Park Helsinki Rooms

Room
Our standard rooms are 19-25 sqm and have a private bathroom with a bathtub and/or a shower. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a desk, armchair, free wifi, hairdryer and TV. The standard rooms are available with king size bed, queen size bed, twin beds or a single bed. Sleeps 1-4 persons.
Junior suite
Our Junior suites are 55 sqm and have wooden floors, a separate bathroom with a shower, sauna and a living room area. Junior suites are equipped with a safe deposit box, hairdryer, minibar, a kettle with coffee/tea, two TV´s, air conditioning, iron and ironing board, free wifi, desk and a armachair.
Family standard
Our Family Standard rooms are 25 sqm and have carpet or wooden flooring and a private bathroom with a shower. The rooms are equipped with free wifi, hairdryer, TV with movie channels, air conditioning and an armchair. Some rooms have a minibar. Sleeps 1-4 persons (2 adults and 2 children).
Superior
Our superior rooms are between 25 and 32 sqm and have large windows and a private bathroom with a bathtub or a shower. All rooms are equipped with a hairdryer, fax, minibar, TV with movie channels, air conditioning, safe deposit box, coffee/tea making facilities, trouser press, desk, free wifi and an armchair
Economy
Our economy rooms are 15 sqm, have wooden floors and a private bathroom with a shower. The rooms are equipped with a TV with movie channels, air conditioning, telephone, hairdryer, free wifi and an armchair for relaxing. The economy rooms are available with a single bed (150 cm). Sleeps 1 person.
Superior Extra
Superior Extra rooms are 25-32 sqm, have carpet or wooden flooring and a private bathroom with a shower. All rooms are equipped with a TV with complimentary film channels, air conditioning, safe deposit box, trouser press, kettle with coffee/tea, bathrobes, products from Face Stockholm, armchair and free wifi
Superior plus
Our superior plus rooms are 42 sqm and have carpet flooring, separate bathroom with shower and/or bathtub and a separate working area. All rooms are equipped with TV with movie channels,air conditioning, hairdryer, free wifi, coffee/tea making facilities, trouser press, safe deposit box and an armchair.

Amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Pool
General
Pet friendly
Activities
Pool
Exercise gym
Sauna
Dining
Free breakfast
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
24 hour front desk
Laundry service
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Telephone

Nearby points of interest

  • Finnish National Opera: 0.1 mi
  • Toolo: 0.2 mi
  • Rock Church: 0.5 mi
  • Sibelius Academy: 0.6 mi
  • Sibelius Park: 0.6 mi
  • Helsinki Railway station: 0.7 mi
  • Ateneum: 0.7 mi
  • The Swimming Stadium: 0.8 mi
  • Ateneum Art Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Kallio: 0.8 mi
  • Linnanmäki: 0.8 mi
  • Kluuvi: 0.9 mi
  • Helsinki Senate Square: 1 mi
  • Helsinki Cathedral: 1 mi
  • Kaartinkaupunki: 1.2 mi
  • Finnish National Opera: 0.1 mi
  • Toolo: 0.2 mi
  • Rock Church: 0.5 mi
  • Sibelius Academy: 0.6 mi
  • Sibelius Park: 0.6 mi
  • Helsinki Railway station: 0.7 mi
  • Ateneum: 0.7 mi
  • The Swimming Stadium: 0.8 mi
  • Ateneum Art Museum: 0.8 mi
  • Kallio: 0.8 mi
  • Linnanmäki: 0.8 mi
  • Kluuvi: 0.9 mi
  • Helsinki Senate Square: 1 mi
  • Helsinki Cathedral: 1 mi
  • Kaartinkaupunki: 1.2 mi
  • Ruoholahti: 1.2 mi
  • Presidential Palace: 1.2 mi
  • Punavuori: 1.3 mi
  • Uspenski Cathedral: 1.3 mi
  • Pasila Railway station - Business district: 1.4 mi
  • Eira - Kaivopuisto - Ullanlinna: 1.6 mi
  • Katajanokka: 1.6 mi
  • Mannerheim Museum: 1.7 mi
  • Helsinki Zoo: 1.8 mi
  • Hartwall Areena: 2.1 mi
  • Suomenlinna: 3.1 mi
  • Aalto University: 3.5 mi
  • Verajamaki: 3.6 mi
  • Leppõvaara: 4.6 mi
  • Vantaa: 8.8 mi

Dining

Bar Continental
Enjoy bar snacks and meals from the menu at this cosy Helsinki bar. The marble fireplace warms the Scandic Continental hotel, as guests relax beneath mahogany décor.
Restaurant
Modern Scandinavian flavors welcomes the guests at the hotel restaurant. Light and space dominate in this contemporary restaurant, where locals and guests of the hotel enjoy Scandinavian quisine. Our á la carte menu changes to reflect the seasons.
Room Service
Special Room Service á la Carte menu in hotel room. Service charge EUR 8.50. Room Service breakfast available during breakfast hours, service charge EUR 14.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (11)

Ratings and reviews for Scandic Park Helsinki

Overall score

3.5 / 5
5.01.0
11 out of 11
Amenities:
3.8
Room cleanliness:
3.9
Hotel staff:
4.2
Room comfort:
3.7
Location:
3.8
Value:
3.8

82% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Drzippy
Business
Devon, UK
Dec 10, 2012

Excellent base - Scandic Inter Continental Helsinki

The staff at the hotel are fantastic - polite and very helpful! Can't fault the place - a little dated but very clean, comfortable and warm. A good price for a slightly out of the city location. A tram gooes from outside though and it's just 3 stops into the city for a great shopping experience! The only thing it is lacking is a kettle in the room - although tea and coffeee available in the lobby there is a small charge! Idea for the airport - the Finnair bus goes from opposite the Hotel - just over 6 Euros!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Chemical Engineer
Business
Leeds
Nov 16, 2012

Convenient Location

There is a stop for the Finnair Airport Bus outside on the main road. Stop Hesperian puisto. It is two stops on the tram from the city centre and railway station along the main road Mannerheimintie..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

To see the sights take tram 3B or 3T from near the railway station. It is a figure of 8 loop taking an hour for 2 euros, or get a day ticket for 7 euros and hop on and off. It actually goes close to the hotel, but is easier to find the first time by the station.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
soccercoach
Business
Florida
Jun 25, 2012

Ordinary ( Old) Hotel

No clock in the room makes it hard to deal with the time !

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
BandL
Business
Newport Beach, CA, USA
Aug 27, 2011

A good one to pick!!!!

The hotel was an excellent value when compared to other hotels in the area. We had prebooked an non cancelable room. The hotel is about a 10 minute walk from the center of the city. The hotel is very large and has all the amenities; king bed, coffee maker in room, separate bath and shower, refrig, and a great full gym, finnish bath(sauna) and a swimming pool. It would have been good to have known that the Finnair Bus goes directly from the airport to a stop right in front of the hotel. It cost 6.20 euros. We would stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

We used the Stockmann Department Store deli and market in the basement for great sandwiches and other prepared foods which we usually ate in different parks in the area. There is a park right across the street from the store too.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Toledo, OH
May 12, 2011

Tired but convenient

The rooms are somewhat old and tired and the bathroom layout could be better. Beds are a little firm for my taste. However, the staff is excellent, the included breakfast buffet has a broad selection, the sauna is a nice added amenity, and the location is very convenient (although not in the city center, it is a 3 minute tram ride away; easy walk to Opera, national museum and Sibelius monument; the Finnair airport bus also stops just outside the hotel). There are also at least three very good restaurants within 2 blocks.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

Get a Helsinki card if you go to museums; if not get the travel passes (for all trams, buses and boats)

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ss13bg
Business
Poland
Apr 12, 2011

Good for the money

Good deal for the price

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Scandic Park Helsinki

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Portland, Oregon
Oct 9, 2010

OK Cheap but tired

The staff are good. The whole hotel is tired. I believe they are about to start an upgrade process.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Kok Thai is a pretty decent resterasunt and is a short walk.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Sherwood, OR
Jan 24, 2010

Scandic continental

Very good for the money. Great breakfast. Nice people. Quiet room. Dinner so-so at best. Older and showing signs of wear.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Scandic Park Helsinki

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Turkey
Dec 2, 2009

Scandic Continental Hotels

First day there were no shampoo at the room. Room was small and not new furbished.(For that price level it should be newer.)

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
russianrail
Business
Arlington, VA
Sep 11, 2009

Great Location - Accessible

This is a very solid basic hotel in a good location - near, but not in the center, 2 short tram stops from the RR station and about 5 minutes (tram) from Senate Square. Breakfast buffet (included) is very substantive. Front desk staff very, very helpful in English or Finnish. Only problem - no self-service laundry. Otherwise, great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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