Surrounded by water and lush parks, Helsinki is a cosmopolitan city on the doorstep of nature. Choosing where to stay is easy, with a variety of character-filled neighborhoods and excellent hotels near diverse attractions. Walking and cycling are the best modes of transportation to explore the area's popular sights including City Hall, Market Square, and the Skywheel. Along the way, architectural and cultural gems abound, such as the Helsinki Music Centre, Helsinki Art Museum, and Finnish National Opera and Ballet. Finns love their coffee, so no matter which great hotel or neighborhood you choose, specialty brews are only a few steps away.