Get an overview of this hotelBoutique hotel with bar near Market Square

5 minutes from the shore

Helsinki's Hotel Fabian boasts an enviable location within a 5-minute walk of lively Esplanadi Park, the waterfront, and Eteläranta tram stop. The Museum of Finnish Architecture is around the corner, and the Design Museum a block beyond that.

Buffet Breakfast

Guests wake up to a breakfast buffet served by a friendly staff. The verdant terrace is a pleasant place for an afternoon coffee, and the trendy lobby bar serves beer and cocktails.

Multimedia and free WiFi

Spacious guestrooms are modern and minimalist, with home comforts like free WiFi, LCD TVs, and MP3 players. Premium bedding and eco-friendly bath products add a touch of luxury. Some rooms are equipped with kitchenettes, and some open onto the courtyard.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Fabian features a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This family-friendly hotel also offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A total renovation of this property was completed in August 2010.

Hotel Fabian has designated areas for smoking.

  • Terrace 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 58 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Designated smoking areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Memory foam mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 50 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 35 per accommodation, per stay
  • 2 per room
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Minimum guest age is 18


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 22 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 35 per night
  • Pet fee: EUR 35 per accommodation, per stay
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 50
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 50 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Fabian Helsinki
  • Fabian Hotel
  • Hotel Fabian
  • Hotel Fabian Helsinki

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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Great location central location

5 out of 5
by from UK
Posted Jan 31, 2017
Very helpful, polite staff, we had a very easy check in and check out service. The hotel was very well maintained and clean throughout, the food was excellent and it was the best nights sleep we have had in a long time. Highly recommend.
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Excellent boutique hotel within central Helsinki

4 out of 5
by from Toronto, ON
Posted Oct 22, 2016
Overall great: very clean, comfortable, stylish, ok breakfast, welcoming professional staff. Only negative: for a 4 star hotel no fitness facilities at all. If that is not important excellent place to stay
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Hidden Jem Near the Sea Port and Central Station

4 out of 5
by from Palo Alto, CA
Posted Oct 3, 2016
Pros: Quiet. Well appointed. Very comfortable. Very attentive staff. Accessible to central parts of the city.
Cons: Single mattress king/queen bed. Larger vanity area in the bathroom.
Location: Central station - access to all parts of the city. City center and Forum shops. Weekend market by the wharf.
You'd never know it from the street level view, but this is a very well appointed boutique hotel. After entering through non-descript driveway entrance that seems to be more for deliveries than a hotel entrance, the hotel opens up to showcase a modern richly designed hotel. The lobby and adjacent eating area reminds me of a butler-ed Tudor mansion. Not in size though, just items like rich wood accented wall panels, the wine display, cleanly designed spaces and properly attired staff. A high-end hotel compressed in a smaller space. The rooms are good size and the space feels more like US hotels as opposed to those super tight european ones. The cleanly designed rooms make it feels more spacious than the actual floor space would let you believe. Well designed rooms, good work area on the desk, well maintained Grohe vanity&shower fixtures, Queen/King sized bed that seems to be formed by 2 full size beds, and closet space that actually fits clothes/suits. Good attention to detail, such as wood hangers, multiple outlets at the desk, and sturdy leather desk blotter. May be just the Finnish style, but, seems like "less is more" is a common theme... though the "less" is really well done. Same with the breakfast, limited variety (as compared to those larger hotel) but just enough variety (3 types of bread, 3 danishes, 5 cold cuts, 3 cold cereals, 3 yougurt/fruits...) with quality like brie and harvati for cheeses, and capricola and spiced beef for cold cuts. Nice.
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4 out of 5
Posted Sep 13, 2016
Lovely hotel, close to the city. Has all you need for a nice city trip and offers a bit of a luxury feel
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Lovely hotel, nice location

4 out of 5
by from M
Posted Aug 28, 2016
I really liked the hotel and staff were very helpful. I was expecting something with a bit more character, it felt a little like a business hotel.
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4 out of 5
Posted Jul 31, 2016
Wonderful hotel. We had an issue with our safe and the hotel associate was extremely attentive and apolgetic and she attended to our needs immediately with a new room and a small box of chocolates for our inconvenience The room was lovely, clean and was perfect. Breakfast was great!
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terrific stay

5 out of 5
by from London
Posted Jul 26, 2016
Pros: Location, condition, and great breakfasts.
Cons: Nothing
Location: So near the Esplanade and centre of the city. Easy access to many things, including the trams and Hop On Hop Off bus, great shops, and Design Museum.
Everything was great, especially the staff, who were all very helpful and friendly.
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Very good smaller boutique hotel

4 out of 5
by from Henderson, NV
Posted Jul 25, 2016
Pros: Location. Close to everything. Mini market and post office just around the corner.
Cons: Breakfast area layout could be slightly improved
Location: As mentioned above - close to everything. Just a street away from the Esplanade.
Great rooms. Small, cozy lobby. Rather crowded breakfast area.
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Excellent Hotel in Central Helsinki

5 out of 5
by from Athens, Greece
Posted Jul 19, 2016
Pros: Staff, room, food ... all very good.
Cons: A restaurant, but there are many excellent ones in Helsinki. Automatic front door next to the elevator; opens anytime you get in or out.
Location: Only two blocks from the the market and central park. Perfect location.
This is an excellent hotel, well priced and with friendly and attentive staff. Hotel bar is the front desk, which is kind of funny. No restaurant, but the hotel breakfast buffet, while not American, is very good. Rooms are on the largish side. Great bathroom. Very comfortable. Everything works well. Hotel staff is friendly and attentive. I was really impressed.
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One of the best in Helsinki

5 out of 5
by from UK
Posted Jul 12, 2016
Pros: Style
Cons: Little. They could know more about parking machines
Location: Excellent and central.
Well placed boutique hotel. Excellent buffet and pleasant staff. Helpful and pleasant environment: nice and quiet.
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