HotelsReservation for selected hotels with tv06 reservation code has ended.
For hostels, where the conference does not have quotas available, quick action is important, since August is still holiday season and rooms fill up fast.
The official conference hotelThe official conference hotel is Sokos Hotel Vaakuna (http://www.sokoshotels.fi/english/index.cfm).
Reservation with tv06 code has ended.
tel. +358 20 1234 600
fax. +358 20 1234 646
Hotel Grand MarinaReservation with tv06 code has ended.
Hotel Grand Marina: http://www.scandic-hotels.com/grandmarina
Telephone: +358 9 16661
Fax: +358 9 664 764
HostelsLess expensive alternative are the hostels.
Possible alternatives are:
Hostel Academica: http://www.hostelacademica.fi/eng/index.htm
Euro Hostel: http://www.eurohostel.fi/main.php
Hostel Erottajanpuisto: http://www.erottajanpuisto.com/eng/
Stadion Hostel: http://www.stadionhostel.fi/cms/?ca=tervetuloa&lang=2
Prior to arrival, you should try out the journey planner system at http://www.ytv.fi/eng/
Once you input your hotel address and the address of the university building (Fabianinkatu 33) to the planner, you can view the distance from the hotel as well as exact directions for commuting between the hotel and the conference place either by walking or by using the excellent public transportation system. Guidance for using public transportation will be made available at the website by May 1st.
If everything else fails, you should contact the conference staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We'll be happy to assist you.
Helsinki & University main building
- Guide map of Helsinki
- Virtual Helsinki
- Aktivist - Helsinki In English from A to Z
- Lonely Planet
- Helsinki Expert - commercial
Note: the crime rate in Helsinki is very low by international comparison; the threat to personal security anywhere in Helsinki during daytime is virtually zero.
Therefore, we encourage you to try out all the tourist attractions that Helsinki has to offer. The conference staff will be happy to assist you in any questions or problems before and during the conference.
We cordially welcome you to Finland!