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Accommodation

Updated on March 20th, 2013

A block of rooms has been reserved for URSI-F 2013 participants in two hotels: Radisson Blu Hotel and Sokos Presidentti Hotel. Additional hotels are listed below, but no block reservations have been made, and prices are approximate (special offers may be available). Please note the following important information:

  • Participants are required to contact the selected hotel directly. Please do not contact us.
  • When asking for a reservation, remember to quote "URSI 2013" in order to obtain the special fare agreed for the meeting (Radisson Blu and Sokos Presidentti Hotels only).
  • All prices listed below include breakfast (except Omena Hotel) and taxes.
  • When booking, the hotel will require a credit card as guarantee.
  • Remember to enquire the cancellation policy of the selected hotel. 

Hotel Summary

Hotel Class Single  Double Distance from Venue Map Book
Conference reservation            
Radisson Blu * * * * * € 130 € 150 800 m, 5 min walk  Map Book now!
Sokos President * * * * * € 120 € 140 9 km, 20 min by bus Map Book now!
Other recommendations            
Hilton Kalastajatorppa * * * * ~ € 170 ~ € 200 4 km, 15 min by bus Map Book now!
Hellsten Parliament * * * ~ € 80 ~ € 100 9 km, 30 min by bus Map Book now!
Omena Hotels * * * ~ € 70 ~ € 90 9 km, 30 min by bus Map Book now!
Hotel Finn * * ~ € 80 ~ € 90 9 km, 30 min by bus Map Book now!

* Block reservation.

Hotels with Block Reservations

Radisson Blu Espoo Hotel (****)

Ideally located, this Espoo hotel is situated along the Otaranta waterfront in the centre of the Otaniemi education, research and technology area. Guests enjoy easy access to the adjacent Aalto University and Dipoli Congress Centre at walking distance. The hotel features an excellent restaurant and bar, fitness centre and modern meeting rooms. Prices include breakfast buffet.

Room type Price
Single EUR 130
Double EUR 150

Contact Information 
Address: Otaranta 2, 02150 Espoo
Tel. +358 20 1234 705
Fax. +358 20 1234 706
http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-espoo

 

Sokos Hotel Presidentti (****)

Sokos Hotel Presidentti is located in downtown Helsinki, right in the middle of everything the city has to offer. Getting out and about is easy; buses, trams and the metro are just a few steps away. The hotel also provides safe and convenient parking. Prices include breakfast buffet.

Room type Price
Single EUR 120
Double EUR 140

Contact Information
Address: Eteläinen Rautatiekatu 4, 00100 Helsinki
Tel: +358 20 1234 608
Fax: +358 9 6947 886
http://www.sokoshotelpresidentti.fi/en/index.html

Expiration of Block Reservations

September 13: 25 % of unbooked block reservation expires (Radisson Blu Espoo only)
October 4: 50 % of unbooked block reservation expires
October 15: Remaining unbooked block reservation expires at 8 pm local time

Additional Hotels in Helsinki

Below are suggestions for additional accommodation possibilities. For these hotels no fixed prices are given; please contact the hotel to find out availability and price.

Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa Hotel (****)

The peaceful hotel overlooks the Gulf of Finland and is located between downtown Helsinki (6 km) and the conference venue (3 km). Wireless internet is accessible throughout this sea-view hotel. Amenities include a business center, gym and indoor pool.

Contact Information
Address: Kalastajatorpantie 1, 00330 Helsinki
Tel. +358 9 45811358
http://hiltonnordics.com/eng/Hilton_Helsinki_Kalastajatorppa_Hotel/HELKJHI

Hellsten Helsinki Parliament (***)

This small apartment hotel (43 apartments) is set in a pleasant, residential neighbourhood in downtown Helsinki. All rooms have kitchenettes with refrigerators and tea/coffee makers. Sauna access is free. Hellsten Helsinki Parliament’s accommodation options offer bright décor and light wood floors. All are equipped with satellite TV and free wired internet access. Laundry facilities are also available. A discounted breakfast is offered to guests at a nearby café.

Contact Information
Address: Museokatu 18, 00100 Helsinki
Tel: +358 9 511 05233
Email: reservations@hellstenhotels.fi
http://www.hellstenhotels.fi/Hellsten_Hotel_Apartments

Omena Hotels (***)

Omena Hotels provide three different locations in central Helsinki at affordable prices (up to 4 persons per room). The hotels do not have a reception; you can enter your room with a key code you receive. Internet access is free of charge.

Omena Hotels Eerikinkatu (300 m from Bus Terminal)
Address: Eerikinkatu 24, 00100 Helsinki

Omena Hotels Yrjönkatu
Address: Yrjönkatu 30, 00100 Helsinki

Omena Hotels Lönnrotinkatu
Address: Lönnrotinkatukatu 13, 00120 Helsinki

Contact Information
Tel. +358 600 18018
Email : info@omenahotels.com
http://www.omenahotels.com

Hotel Finn (**)

Hotel Finn is situated on the top floors of a historical building in a lively quarter within walking distance to Helsinki’s shopping areas, tourist attractions and parks, theaters and restaurants. It offers free Wi-Fi, along with basic and functional rooms with local artist’s works. Cable TV and private bathrooms with a shower are available in all rooms. Breakfast buffet is served in a restaurant right next to the hotel on weekdays at a reduced price.


Contact Information
Address: Kalevankatu 3 B, 00100 Helsinki
Tel. +358 9 684 4360
Fax +358 9 6844 3610
http://www.hotellifinn.fi/en/3

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