Discover Helsinki’s Newest Hotels – Modern Luxury and Innovative Concepts

Helsinki welcomed a fresh array of high-quality and thoroughly designed hotels in 2023, offering a diverse range from mid-range essentials with a modern twist to enchanting concept hotels. Whether you are on a business trip, vacation, or just passing through, Helsinki’s hotel scene has something for everyone.

Explore below the latest additions to Helsinki’s hotel landscape and discover your perfect stay. From business travelers seeking efficiency to leisure seekers craving a touch of luxury, the new establishments provide for various tastes and preferences.

The Hotel Maria – Luxury hotel in the heart of the city 

Opening its doors in December 2023, The Hotel Maria is ready to be a top luxury destination in Helsinki. Located in Kruununhaka, the hotel offers 117 rooms, including 38 suites, and is conveniently situated near landmarks like Helsinki Cathedral and the Market Square.

Highlighting its historic buildings protected by the National Board of Antiquities (Kansallismuseo), the hotel adds a touch of heritage to its charm. The spa facilities feature a Finnish sauna and luxury treatments – accompanied by a glass of champagne, of course.

As The Hotel Maria welcomes guests, it invites them to explore history, luxury, and comfort in Helsinki. The hotel’s central location makes it particularly suitable for business travelers seeking convenience in the heart of the city.

Radisson RED – A Vibrant addition to Helsinki’s hotel scene

In November 2023, Helsinki saw the cheerful arrival of Radisson RED, bringing its vibrant boutique hotel concept to the city. Radisson has previously introduced the playful Red concept hotel experience in Brussels, in 2016.

The lobby is thoughtfully crafted to cultivate an urban and relaxed atmosphere, making it a perfect spot for travelers who seek the city’s dynamic vibe. Particularly well-suited for business travelers, Radisson RED offers a refreshing choice.

Radisson RED Helsinki brings a fresh and vibrant perspective to traditional stays with stylish touches in the heart of the city. Experience the striking style and remarkable architecture during your next visit to Helsinki.

The Folks Hotel Helsinki suits business comfort

The Folks Hotel, launched in 2020, has swiftly become a standout choice for Helsinki’s business travelers. It offers a range of rooms, from Solo simplicity to the upscale Atelier suite, all within a historically adorned building, catering to diverse needs.

The hotel’s concept is straightforward: guests pay only for chosen services, conveniently booked online. These services include minibar items, parking, bathrobes, slippers, and in-room coffee or tea facilities.

A well-appointed communal kitchen is available for those who prefer self-catering, with the option to invite guests for a shared meal. The Folks Hotel even offers a shared car, available for rent to locals, simplifying city exploration.

Positioned in Vallila, The Folks Hotel Konepaja is conveniently located for business engagements while offering easy access to Helsinki’s trendy spots.

Solo Sokos Hotel Pier 4 strongly focuses on sustainability

Opening in the summer of 2024, Solo Sokos Hotel Pier 4 aims to be a beacon of responsibility in Helsinki’s hotel scene, located conveniently in the Katajanokka Area. The ambitious goal is to become Finland’s most climate-responsible hotel, guiding the continual design and operations of the hotel. The building represents Finnish modern wood architecture and is committed to achieving carbon neutrality already during its construction phase.

Solo Sokos Hotel Pier 4 is well-located in the city center by the sea, offering breathtaking views of the sea from the rooftop terrace. For private events, the hotel offers its grand ballroom on the ground floor, accommodating up to 272 people. The ballroom’s flexibility allows it to be partitioned into three sections, catering to a variety of events, from seminars to networking events.  

Grand Hansa – High-end accommodation in a historical location

The Grand Hansa Hotel by Minor Hotels, set to open in early 2024 offers, an ideal blend of historical charm, modern convenience, and high-end accommodation. Located in the iconic former Ylioppilastalo and Seurahuone buildings, this hotel stands prominently on Mannerheimintie, directly opposite the Central Station. This strategic positioning not only provides stunning surroundings but also ensures great accessibility for guests, especially business travelers.

With the airport just 25 minutes away by car and 33 minutes by train, the Grand Hansa Hotel is perfectly suited for those arriving from distant locations, making it an excellent choice for both exploring Helsinki and conducting business in the city.

The Grand Hansa Hotel will feature over 200 high-quality hotel rooms, and multiple bars including a rooftop bar with city views, a restaurant, a spa, a fitness center, and nine event spaces suitable for conferences, meetings, and networking events.

Whether you seek efficiency or luxury, these establishments offer a spectrum of choices. For business travelers, experience seamless stays with modern conveniences. Helsinki’s evolving hotel scene promises an unforgettable stay.