Scandic Grand Central Helsinki

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Pillowtop beds, minibar, blackout drapes, soundproofing
Pillowtop beds, minibar, blackout drapes, soundproofing
Pillowtop beds, minibar, blackout drapes, soundproofing
Pillowtop beds, minibar, blackout drapes, soundproofing

Overview of Scandic Grand Central Helsinki

Scandic Grand Central Helsinki

4.0 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
Vilhonkatu 13, Helsinki, 100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHelsinki Cathedral12 min walk
  • Popular LocationFinlandia Hall13 min walk
  • Popular LocationFlamingo Entertainment Centre36 min drive
  • AirportHelsinki (HEL-Vantaa)38 min drive

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About this area

Helsinki

Scandic Grand Central Helsinki is located in Helsinki City Centre, a neighborhood in Helsinki, and is near a metro station. Forum Shopping Centre and Kauppatori Market Square are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Sipoonkorpi National Park and Esplanadi. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Sonera Stadium or Helsinki Swimming Stadium.

What's nearby

  • National Theater - 1 min walk
  • Ateneum Art Museum - 3 min walk
  • Helsinki Cathedral - 12 min walk
  • Finlandia Hall - 13 min walk
  • Flamingo Entertainment Centre - 36 min drive

Getting around

  • Helsinki Central Station - 3 min walk
  • Rautatientori Station - 4 min walk
  • Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) - 38 min drive

Restaurants

  • Aseman wursti - 2 min walk
  • Hesburger Rautatieasema - 3 min walk
  • On The Rocks - 3 min walk
  • Caisa - 4 min walk
  • Robert's coffee gelato factory - 4 min walk

About this property

Scandic Grand Central Helsinki

Art Deco Helsinki hotel in Helsinki City Centre, near Stockmann
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a snack bar/deli, a sauna, and a coffee shop/cafe are onsite. Change of towels is available on request.
Scandic Grand Central Helsinki offers 491 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and change of towels can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna and a fitness center.

Languages spoken

English, Finnish, German, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Offsite parking within 328 ft (EUR 36 per day)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Hand-held showerhead
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Portable shower seat
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower
  • Vibrating pillow alarm
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 20 per pet, per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs and cats only
Food and water bowls and an off-leash area are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 36 per day (328 ft away)
  • Pet fee: EUR 20 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system

Property is also known as

Scandic Grand Central Helsinki Hotel
Scandic Grand Central Helsinki Helsinki
Scandic Grand Central Helsinki Hotel Helsinki

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 207 out of 284 reviews
5 - Excellent 73%
Rating 4 - Good. 65 out of 284 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 284 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 284 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 284 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.6/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, right outside train station, so easy commute from the airport. Walkable to main attractions in Helsinki and close to dining, shopping options.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We loved the Scandic Grand Central and it was perfect for our trip to Finland. It was very near the transportation center and we were able to get to and from the airport very easily. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. They helped us print out forms for the trip back and helped with our missing luggage. We loved the generous and delicious breakfasts every morning. It was really fun to enjoy a Finnish breakfast and to relax in the sun room. My husband was a huge fan of the porridge and red smoothie. Our room was very comfortable and clean. However, we didn't spend much time there, as the hotel was located so conveniently to many things we wanted to do in Helsinki.
Stayed 6 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful large rooms that are newly renovated. Good area surrounding. Good breakfast at hotel
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent location. Helpful staff. Great selection for breakfast. Would love to come back and stay.
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2022