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Idyllic cafes in Helsinki

There are many cozy and unique cafes in Helsinki area. Some of them are open all year round, and some are open only during the summer season. We have listed a few of our favourites here. Ihana cafe (address Nihtikuja, Sompasaari) Ihana Kahvila & shop is located on the southern tip of Kalasatama area. The […]

Measures in place at Hotel Arthur to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)

We want to guarantee safe visits to our guests during this exceptional time, and we have therefore paid special attention to our policies during this period of pandemic. In the following we will outline our policies and practices to make your visit as risk-free as possible. Clean hands Good hand hygiene is very important in […]

5 loveliest places to take a dip in Helsinki

Helsinki is surrounded by the sea and water is one of its most defining features. Although Finns are famous for their courageous ice swimming, our staff chose some suggestions of the places where you may enjoy the warm waters all year around. Enjoy! Yrjönkatu Swimming Hall The oldest swimming hall in Finland is also the […]

Free places to visit in Helsinki

Summer holidays are here soon. There is a lot to do and see in Helsinki during summertime. In addition to the traditional attractions, like Linnanmäki amusement park, Korkeasaari Zoo and Suomenlinna Fortress Island, there are many unique places to visit free of charge. Here we have listed some of our favourites. You should check the […]

5 nature attractions in Helsinki from a local’s perspective

Helsinki is no doubt one of the nature capitals of the world. Within minutes you’ll be able to reach the forest, seaside or park from the lively, vibrant city center. Matching a nature attraction to your city break has never been easier so be ready to pack your hiking boots for your next Helsinki holiday! […]

Cancelling a reservation during COVID-19

We have received a massive amount of cancellation requests lately and I thought it would be a topical issue to write about. Every cancellation request is different, every case needs to be checked individually and there’s no general rule that applies to all the reservations. I was supposed to travel to London at the end […]

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