Travel Blogs from Helsinki
... a bit of shopping in the Stockmann centre which was like Myer at home.. It was good..We really haven't had any time to shop and I love shopping. Meeting up again at the bus in the town Square we had some team photos done then it was off to the Wharf to get on our ship...I have been dreading this moment but it's here !! I have never been on a cruise before so this is the first cruise ship.. It called the Serenade and it takes 2000 ...
... been tanned in the appropriate way and provide. A certificate for customs and freight is $50 which I think is ok. I was interested Reindeer hides for sale at the airport too! I went back to the motel and had a sauna, swim and shower. People just walk into the sauna with no clothes and couldn't care less. But me, I was in my bathers. A very funny situation. I thought best to go to the airport and relax there and have a meal. It is 10.06 ...
... as I discovered pouring the shot into the beer created quite a tasty combination. Cruising done for the day I took a walk down Pohjoisesplanadi (more accurately a limp as my left foot was really aching by this stage) and found quite a cool deco style bar called Aschan Cafe Jugend. Had another Salmeri and read some of my book, then bought some Brie de Beaux, St Agur and cold cuts from Stockmans (the largest department store in Scandinavia according to the HOHO commentary ...
... has a Tori Quarter which has the older buildings near the waterfront. It is evident that they are environmentally friendly down to the rolls of cloth hand towels in the bathrooms to product packaging and marketing. I'm staying at the Crown Plaza which is definitely not the standard of the ones in Australia. Quite disappointing really. Never mind, it is clean but old and tired. A bit like me you could say! I thought the Crowne ...
... It was so refreshing after being in Moscow where nobody spoke English, and nobody was really willing to try to help (except with carrying heavy things). Anyway, I got off at the bus in the Main square. I had some maps from the airport, but I had to wander around for a few minutes to get the landmarks I needed to orient myself. When I was in Germany, the train station had a lot of stuff going on, so I decided to see if it was the same here. It was! I ...
Other places to stay in Helsinki
Taka-Töölö, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- If modern is your wish
- Excelente ubicación, personal agradable
- Excellent location, friendly service
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- A bit over price
- Fantastic Hotel in a Fantastic City
- Fantastic hotel!...
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- No towels in a EUR 169,-- room
- Very Nice Hotel for the money
- OK Hotel
Mikonkatu 23, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- A truly wonderful hotel.
- OK for one night!
- Highly recommended
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $126
- Perfect location, adequate hotel
- Loved the Marski
- Very average
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $159
Pasila, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $141
- One of the Best
- Fantastic time!
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Love this hotel
- Slightly above avarage 3 stars
- Great Location, Great Service
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- Friendly Staffs
- Excellant hotel
- Excellent service perfectly located
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $127
- Good value for money hotel
- Terrible breakfast
Kampinmalmi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $106
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $132
Ullanlinna, Helsinki | 5 star hotelfrom $184
- Loved the Kamp!
- Great Experience, except for service in the bar
- Scandinavia's Best!
Elielinaukio 5, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $67
Keskinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $121
Keskinen, Helsinki | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- Good location, dated rooms
- The other Helsinki Hilton
- Passabile, ma non fantastico
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Great rooms for great price in great location~
- We had a great stay at the Helka
- Very nice
Kampinmalmi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $159
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $159
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $137
- Not so good as they say!
- PERFECT IN EVERY WAY! LOTS OF ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND EXCELLENT FRIENDLY STAFF!
- Loved GLO!
Vironniemi, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $93
- Buena relación calidad-precio en el Hotel Arthur de Helsinki
- Nice city-hotel
- Ich warte auf wiedersehen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Vatican City, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- Great hotel with good prices
- Very nice design hotel
- Hätte nicht besser sein können
Vironniemi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Preis-Leistung und Lage großartig
- Great value and location
- A very nice hotel
Veromaentie 1, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $105
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $105