Hotels in Finland

Where do we start the list of the best places to visit in Finland when the entire country is worth visiting at least once in this lifetime? That is quite difficult. On this page you will find information about the most beautiful places in Finland. You will also find useful hotel tips per city or region for your next holiday or city trip to Finland!

Book cheap hotels in Finland

A wonderful holiday to Finland? It is a surprising holiday destination. What makes this country so special: a beautiful nature, welcoming restaurants, old churches and buildings and a wonderful culture. There are many different hotels. There are quite a few budget hotels from €87,00 per accommodation. Are you booking a room in a central location? Then you pay an average of €173,00 per room. It is a popular destination for a sun holiday. You can also enjoy a great holiday here in winter. Book your hotel room in Finland easily online. View the featured providers below and find the best deals.

CountryFinland
Capital cityHelsinki
Average hotel price€129,00
Local languageFinnish, Swedish
CurrenciesEuro (EUR)
Best time to visitMarch & August
Number of inhabitants5.540.745
Total surface area337030 km2
TimezoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
Flag carrierFinnair
Large Airport Helsinki Airport (IATA:HEL)
Government websitewww.suomi.fi

Useful travel information
Are you booking a hotel for a trip to Finland? Read carefully about the local rules and protocols. One of the most important cities is Helsinki. The currency is Euro (EUR). The Finnish time zone is UTC+02:00 (EET). The most common language(s): Finnish, Swedish. They have about 5.540.745 inhabitants in the country. The total area is 337030 km2. As for power supplies: the default voltage is 230 V, 50 Hz and the plug type is C / F. The phone code is +358.

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Great regions for your hotel stay in Finland

Finland has special areas where you can spend time during your holiday. Choose one of the regions below. We will then share additional data and view the available hotel offer. Tip: also inquire about hotel accommodations in Ghana or Egypt.

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Explanation of public transportation in Finland

Finland has great facilities for public transport. A good domestic airport is Helsinki Airport. They offer reliable flights. The national airline is Finnair. They fly to different destinations. You can also book a last minute deal. Via www.suomi.fi you can read extra details regarding: tourist tax, insurances and the (passport) visa application process.

Standard hotel prices

Finnish hotel prices depend on many factors. We place a price indication in the following table.

Type of overnight stayPrices
Cheap accommodation€87,00
Average room€129,00
Luxurious accommodation€173,00
Full weekend€387,00
Supper (per person)€44,00
Indication rates for an hotel stay in Finland

Climate & Weather Forecasts July 2024

Finland is a special country. We define the climate as a Subarctic climate. The standard annual temp. is 2,5 degrees Celsius °C. Keep in mind some cooler temperatures in winter. It is then (on average) about -16,1 degrees Celsius °C. Summer can get pretty hot. Arround 19,1 degrees Celsius. In the schedule below you get an impression of the weather of the coming days.

The best places and hotels in Finland

Helsinki

It will be a shame to bypass Finland’s capital city – Helsinki. It is a modern European city with a glorious history stretching back to the medieval period and, as such, its atmosphere combines the best of contemporary technology with classical design. But this is not just the reason why Helsinki tops the list of the best places to visit in Finland either. The city has acres and acres of open and forested parklands that provide for great opportunities to relax, hike and bike in Mother Nature’s embrace within an urban landscape. Castles, fortresses and other architectural wonders on the land and on the sea complete the magnificent picture of Helsinki in its full glory.

Hotel tips in Helsinki:

  1. Valo Hotel
  2. Radisson Blu Aleksanteri Hotel
  3. Marski by Scandic

Hämeenlinna

Visit Finland’s oldest inland city and be part of the epic stories that happen in Hämeenlinna. The stories can be heard and seen from the numerous museums, exhibitions and art galleries in the city, from the parks, greens and open areas, and from the people themselves who will only be too happy to show visitors around their beautiful city. Go to the Aulanko to enjoy the leisure time possibilities offered by the spas, golf courses and restaurants as well as the water cruises and nature paths. Veer from the beaten path and find Hämeelinna to be one of the must-see places to visit in Finland.

Hotel tips in Hämeenlinna:

  1. Matin ja Maijan Majatalo
  2. Vanajanlinna Group
  3. Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Tavastehus

Kouvola

The lively city by the breathtaking Kymi River – this is the oft-repeated refrain for Kouvola, a city in Southern Finland filled with the best of both worlds. Tourists have everything necessary to enjoy a Finnish holiday. Arts and culture come from the concerts, theater shows and seasonal events while Mother Nature and the great outdoors are enjoyed through the wilderness areas, forests and lakes in and around the city. Pay a visit to the Tykkimäki Amusement Park, the Mustila Arboretum and the Repovesi National Park while in Kouvola.

Hotel tips Kouvola:

  1. Scandic Kouvola
  2. Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Kouvola
  3. Radalla Resort

Lapland

When Lapland is mentioned among experienced travelers, the first thing that comes to mind is that this is not just one of the best places to visit in Finland but definitely the best region in the country. Peace amidst the winter wonderland is a welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of most other ski resorts, a rare opportunity to be in the lap of Mother Nature, so to speak. And with the perpetual light of mid-summer, many more activities can be undertaken including whitewater rafting, fly fishing and hiking, to name a few. Don’t forget to pay Santa Claus in his home at Korvatunturi either.

Hotel tips Lapland:

  1. Glass Resort (Rovaniemi)
  2. Arctic TreeHouse Hotel (Rovaniemi)
  3. Arctic Fox Igloos (Ranua)

Lakeland Saimaa

Breathtakingly beautiful – Lakeland Saimaa has been and continues to be lavished with these praises from residents and tourist alike and definitely for good reasons, too. Saimaa is Europe’s largest lake district consisting of an enchanting maze of 120 turquoise lakes and 14,000 forested islands filled with the richest flora and fauna that we have come to expect from one of the must-see places to visit in Finland. See the Saimaa ringed seals, ospreys and elks. Enjoy hiking, cycling and camping on the trails. Go swimming, boating and canoeing on the clear waters.

Hotel tips Saimaa:

  1. Ollinmäki Vineyard
  2. Matkamaja
  3. Hotel Oscar

Turku

As the 2011 European Capital of Culture, Turku offers many opportunities for enrichment of one’s appreciation for culture, arts and society in the Scandinavian setting. This is a medieval town with the charming structures from its past including a market square, castle and cathedral as well as the inviting riverfront. A visit during the summer season yields a bounty of activities including dancing on the streets to the tune of tango. Go to the Moominworld and Väski Adventure Island if you have kids in tow.

Hotel tips Turku:

  1. Park Hotel Turku
  2. Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel, Turku
  3. Hotel Kakola

The Åland Islands

Yet another of must-see places to visit in Finland is the archipelago that makes up the Åland Islands (6,500 as of last count). The archipelago’s main selling point, so to speak, is the lively mix of Swedish, Finnish and Russian cultures that co-exist harmoniously, thus, earning it the moniker of the Islands of Peace. Get to know the great outdoors with activities like kayaking, sailing and diving on water as well as biking, hiking and just relaxing on land. Take a ferry to the islands and see more of the archipelago.

Hotel tips The Åland Islands:

  1. Havsvidden Resort
  2. Carlsro Badhotell
  3. Utö Havshotel “Sea Hotel”

Hiekat

If you think that the places to visit in Finland are all inland, think again. Finland also boasts of sandy beaches with the turquoise seas on the horizon. Go to the Kalajoki Hiekat and experience the Nordic equivalent of the Riviera. During the winter sports activities are possible on the frozen seas for an ice fishing trip, skiing and even ice safaris.

Hotel tips in Hiekat:

  1. Santa’s Resort & Spa Hotel Sani
  2. Hotelli Rantakalla
  3. Holiday Club Kalajoki Villas