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Hilton Hotels Corporation has opened its third hotel in the Finnish capital, with direct access to the international terminal of Helsinki-Vantaa airport via a 100m covered walkway.
"As the only upscale hotel situated directly at the airport terminal, HiltonHelsinki-VantaaAirport is a strategically important addition to our European portfolio,” said Hilton Hotels president, Europe, Wolfgang Neumann. ”With almost 150 international flights departing from Helsinki airport each day - some 12 million passengers a year - our newest Hilton property is ideally located to cater to the growing number of business and leisure travellers who fly through, to and from Helsinki."
Scandic Hotels operates the hotel under a franchise agreement with Hilton. The hotel manager, Ari Arvonen, previously managed Scandic Continental in Helsinki.
The property is situated just 20min drive from central Helsinki, and even closer to Vantaa city centre. It offers 246 rooms, and a variety of services for the business traveller.
These include: high-speed internet, wireless connectivity throughout the hotel, a boardroom, five meeting rooms, an executive lounge and a 24-hour business centre. Events, meetings and conferences for groups of up to 340 people are all catered for.
Usual amenities such as administrative services and audio-visual equipment hire are also featured. Events can be booked through the ”e-Events” facility, and price quotes can be obtained through the ”Request for Pricing” function, both online.
Hilton Helsinki-Vantaa”s Airport lobby will provide guests with arrival and departure display screens, as well self-check in kiosks for: Finnair, Finncom Airlines and KLM, with a view to include other airlines shortly.