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Scandic Hotel Grand Marina

6,278 reviews
+358 9 16661

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center

Upscale Hotel in Helsinki’s Distinguished Waterfront Area 

Prime Location East of City Center

Located just east of central Helsinki, Scandic Grand Marina is in the city’s waterfront Katajanokka district. Enjoy this distinguished neighborhood’s beautiful harbor views and proximity to all that the city has to offer from the comfort of this upscale hotel. 

Walk, Bike, or Tram to Helsinki’s Culture and Nightlife

For those eager to explore Helsinki’s hotspots, the Scandic Grand Marina couldn’t be in a better location. The hotel lends bikes to guests for easy access to the city, though visitors will find that walking or riding the tram around the city are also pleasant and easy. For a true bird’s eye view of the city, both adults and kids will love a ride on the nearby Helsinki Skywheel.

Don’t miss the Kauppatori and the Market Square areas, just across the canal on the city’s mainland. This historic area is filled with local craftspeople and food producers for the perfect place to find a small meal or souvenir near the waterfront. For more serious shoppers, Esplanadi, the high-end shopping street, is just a few blocks away.

Enjoy the Hotel’s Amenities and Cuisine

The Scandic Grand Marina hotel offers free gym and sauna access to all guests, making it easy to stay healthy and fit while away from home. The sauna even has a lovely terrace offering gorgeous views of the city. 

In the evening, the hotel’s restaurant Makasiini serves traditional Scandinavian specialties, including reindeer with roasted potatoes, beef with pickled beets, or baked cheese with cloudberries. In the morning, Guests will also find the complimentary breakfast buffet featuring pancakes, fresh fruit, and coffee. 

Stay Connected and Rest in Comfort

All of the hotel’s 462 rooms are designed to be spacious and completely comfortable, with access to free WiFi, a work desk, and a minibar. Guests can request a roll away bed or a crib for extra sleeping space, and pets are welcome as well. 

Rooms choices are plentiful and range from the Family Standard Room, which sleeps up to three people and features an armchair and flat screen TV, to the Presidential Suite, which offers a king bed and a private sauna for true luxury on the hotel’s top floor.

The Bottom Line

The Scandic Grand Marina is a great choice for business and leisure travelers alike. Its comfortable, spacious rooms and easy access to Helsinki’s best sites make it an excellent choice year round.

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Katajanokanlaituri 7
Helsinki, 00160
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User Highlights
"Excellent environment" "Beautiful area around"
City centre within easy reach, said 96%.
98% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
"Excellent choice for breakfast" "Wonderful buffet breakfast"
90% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Excellent staff" "Helpful restaurant staff"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
77% said the reception staff was great.
"Free internet" "Good hotel wifi"
51% thought the wifi quality was ok.
100% thought it was a great value.
"The handle did not work" "Toilet was small"
52% said rooms were small.
Beds were acceptable for 57%.

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Wonderful sightseeing
Near city centre
Rooms could be larger
Bathroom could be optimized
Expert Reviews
The sprawling four-star Scandic Grand Marina sits regally near the harbor in Katajanokka, the area just east of the city center. The location is perfect for guests arriving by boat, as...
The Scandic Grand Marina is a huge, upper-middle-range hotel with 470 rooms housed in an imposing seven-story red brick building that was built  as a warehouse in the 1920s. Located just...
Lonely Planet
On Katajanokka a very short stroll from the Viking Line ferries... The never-ending corridors make it feel like you’re on a ship, but the rooms, with their blond parquet, are typically Nordic.
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Breakfast
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Spa or Sauna
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Parking Fee: EUR 25 per night
  • Pet Fee: EUR 20 per accommodation, per night
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: EUR 20.0 per night
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible