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Scandic Grand Marina

Katajanokanlaituri 7, Katajanokka, Helsinki, Finland 00160 (Show on map)

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Area: Katajanokka Number of Rooms: 434

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Kristina E. Solo travelers United States of America, July 11, 2011
Wonderful hotel in an excellent location

Helpful staff, close to ferry terminals, restaurant and lounge
scandic grand marina is just that -- grand! everything was perfect!
Sightseeing/Attractions Tip: Walk the Esplanade for great people-watching and a relaxing vibe. Great selection of restaurants and bars there too.
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Vickie L. Families with older children Hong Kong, June 12, 2011
Great location.

Easy access to the city centre and most of the tourist spots
a clean and tidy room. nice breakfast. easy access to the pier where you can take the ferry to the fortress island. good location for sight-seeing. safe neighbourhood.
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Suwinya K. Business travelers Thailand, June 3, 2011
Not recommend, disappointed

only location
the hotel room is smaller comparing to other hotel in same location. the location is on small island part so we have to cross the bridge to the main land. food is great after food we cannot find place to sit.
Sightseeing/Attractions Tip: take ferry to the suomenlinna lsland it is historical beautiful place.
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Roger G. Couples Sweden, April 22, 2011
Great hotel, very good service, nice rooms,

very peaceful, but close to city center
size of rooms excellent, clean, quiet, comfortable beds, many tv channels. restaurant very good too. only a short distance to city center. close to viking line terminal. breakfast was not on the same level as rest of hotel
Sightseeing/Attractions Tip: Temple church
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Taru V. Couples Finland, January 21, 2011
Nice hotel in a good location. The room was a bit

Very clean, friendly staff.
Pleasant stay. The hotel is a bit impersonal but very clean and the staff was very friendly and efficient. The room we had was quite small but very quiet. The hotel has a nice restaurant and the breakfast buffet was good. The location within a walking distance from the main attractions is also a plus.
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Sjoerd L. Couples Netherlands, December 20, 2010
Very good hotel! great location nearby citycenter

Close to the city, 10 min walk, closer to the ferry, 2 min walk, good breakfast, spa!
Very close to the marina, so if you alson travel to Tallinn, for example, like we did, the location is perfect. Only 10 min walk to city center. Tallinn, is very nice to visit as well!
Sightseeing/Attractions Tip: Tallinn
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Simon R. Couples Canada, June 29, 2010
Confusion at check in

Clean hotel with relatively large room
The hotel is situated close to the ferry terminal and is far from the city center. The location was good for us as we came in by ship from Stockholm, spent a day touring and left the next day by ferry. The location would not be good for anyone who does not use a ship to enter or leave from Helsinki. The food for breakfast was not as good as other similarly priced hotels.
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Kevin Y. Business travelers United Kingdom, April 11, 2010
One of the best I've stayed in in Helsinki

Room size was superb. Washing machine and dryer available. Good sauna. Good gym. Hairdressers on site and a shop. Quieter than some. Wireless Internet free in rooms as is ironing and a trouser press.
It would be my first choice to stay there if coming back to Helsinki but outside the hotel in the local area there is not much. The local bar and local shop are both noticeably extremely expensive - it seems to me to be everything on that island is. However, it is well connected to the main land and tram 4 serves it well. There is only a short walk to the promanade and a market is available some days.
Hotel Feature Tip: From central station, head towards Stockmann and take tram 4 from same side as Stockmann. Then it's 3 stops - get off outside the RKioski and then its to the right of the tram lines.
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Nicola B. Families with older children Australia, January 9, 2010
Position. Position and Breakfast.

Great position, (especially for cruising from harbour), Great breakfasts. Internet access appreciated.
Fantastic choice of a place to stay in Helsinki. Although not in the heart of the city , it is a pleasant stroll to get there. Buffet breakfasts are excellent. Staff friendly, helpful and informative. Internet access and good shop in hotel lobby. We loved watching the boats come and go from the harbour.
Sightseeing/Attractions Tip: Catch a boat from across the road to Tallin- Estonia. Can also boat to other scandinavian cities. Great hotel as a base to explore the area.
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Nicola B. Families with older children Australia, January 7, 2010
Family Room

Great for hotels to offer slightly bigger rooms to house families. The four person room was terrific and makes travelling with a family more affordable than having to take two rooms- thanks. May more hotels follow suit.
Loved it so much the first time we chose to return for a second stretch.Breakfasts a highlight to the day. Lovely position with easy access to the city via tram or foot. Harbour activity exciting. Beautifully renovted old harbour warehouse. Would recommend to friends and will return to further explore Scandinavia.
Travel tip: Try the trams to get an overview of the city
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