1 EUR = 100 cents
Finnish and Swedish. English is also spoken almost everywhere
Tap water is fine to drink and is of good quality
Metro, trams and local buses
Taxis can be ordered from the hotel reception.
At other times, taxis can be ordered from the number 0100 0700. By ordering a taxi from the Helsinki taxi centre you can ensure that your taxi will be legitimate, high-quality and safe. The taxi contains a sealed taxi metre and the driver is always a person who has a professional driving permit issued by the police authorities. The nearest taxi rank of Hotel Arthur is at the Central Railway Station.
Money can be exchanged either at banks or at currency exhange points around the city.
There is a Forex Bank at the Central Railway Station, open Mon-Fri 8.00–20.00, Sat-Sun 9.00–19:00
Usually open Mon-Fri 9:30–,16.00
The nearest bank to Hotel Arthur is OKO Pankki, at the address Mikonkatu 13
Yliopiston Apteekki Kaivopiha in the city centre, open 7.00 - midnight
Yliopiston Apteekki at the address Mannerheimintie 96, open 24/7
The hotel reception will assist you in reserving an appointment with a doctor or ordering an ambulance
Store opening times:
Grocery stores Mon-Sat 7.00–23.00, Sun 10.00–23.00 (varies from store to store)
The nearest grocery store to Hotel Arthur is the K-supermarket Kaisaniemi, Kaisaniemenkatu 5
Department stores Mon-Fri 9.00–21.00, Sat 9.00–18.00, Sun 12.00–18.00
Helsinki Cathedral (Evangelical Lutheran), Senate Square
Temppeliaukio Church (Evangelical Lutheran), Lutherinkatu 3
Uspenski Cathedral (Orthodox), Kanavakatu 1
St. Henry's Church (Roman Catholic), Pyhän Henrikin aukio 1
Helsinki Synagogue, Malminkatu 26
Suomen Islam seurakunta, Fredrikinkatu 33 A
It is prohibited to smoke in all public indoor areas, in public transportation and in the interiors of restaurants. Smoking is permitted in outdoor areas of restaurants.
It is prohibited to consume alcohol in public areas.
It is forbbiden to bring your own alcoholic beverages into the hotel
There is a minimum age limit of 18 years in force in licensed premises. In some night clubs, the minimum age limit might be up to 23 years.
Grocery stores sell medium-strength alcohol beverages to customers over 18 years of age. Other alcoholic beverages must be purchased from Alko, which is open Mon-Thurs 10.00–18.00, Fri 9.00–20.00 and Sat 9.00–16.00
The nearest Alko to Hotel Arthur is Alko Sokos, Mannerheimintie 9
General Emergency Number 112
Pasila police station, Pasilanraitio 13, Mon-Sun 8.00–18.00
We cannot be held liable for the accuracy of this information and opening times, please check the information online or with the store or company!
Nearest hairdresser: Salon Pepe Åhman, Mikonkatu 6 C. Tel. 010 4399 310.
Nearest beautician: Sothys Salonki, Kaisaniemenkatu 6. Tel. 09-6229 4514. Further information available from
Nearest cinema: Kinopalatsi, Kaisaniemenkatu 2.
Nearest swimming centre: Yrjönkatu Swimming Hall, Yrjönkatu 21
Nearest golf course: Vuosaari Golf, Eteläreimarintie 9