e-News 3/2019      


Helsinki has developed very fast during the last decade to become more vibrant than ever before. Many new modern and affordable hotels have been opened here too. One of the recent additions is the Lapland Hotel Bulevardi located in the middle of Helsinki´s bustling city centre. The new four-star hotel offers 182 guest-rooms from comfort class to luxurious suites at the Penthouse Floor, where each suite has a balcony with a gorgeous view of the city. The hotel has a lounge bar, a restaurant and event venue for up to 100 people. Beginning of June will see the re-opening of the iconic Hotel Marski by Scandic in the very city centre of Helsinki. The four-star hotel is Scandic's first signature hotel in Finland and offers 289 guest-rooms and suites. The hotel will also feature a street café, a restaurant, a bar, four conference rooms and even own Lifestyle Concierge, who will make sure that your visit is everything you want. Earlier this year, the Holiday Inn Helsinki - Expo Hotel, connected to the Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre in Helsinki, was reopened after a full renovation. The hotel's renovation covers the entire property from the 245 guest-rooms to service counters and technical details to interior decor. The four-star hotel is located in the business district of Pasila, 15 km from Helsinki Airport, and Helsinki city centre is just a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Via Hansa & Borealis offers a wide range of services in Finland and Helsinki throughout the year. For more information and bookings, please contact Via Hansa & Borealis.


The former Hotel Alberts has been undergoing an extensive reconstruction and will be opened in June as the new AC Hotel by Mariott Riga. The new 4-star hotel is conveniently located in the charming Art Nouveau district in Riga City Centre while being only minutes away from Riga Old Town and city’s main attractions. The hotel has 239 hotel guest rooms and suites and offers an urban yet modern high-style design.  AC Hotel by Marriott Riga also offers 4 multi-functional conference rooms situated on the hotel's upper floor, with the capacity of the largest meeting room being 160 guests. Conference rooms are fulfilled with the day light and feature an inspiring panoramic view of Riga Old Town. For more information and bookings, please contact Via Hansa & Borealis Riga.


Vilnius will welcome another great addition to the city’s hotel scene when the new Hilton Garden Inn hotel will open in July. The hotel is located in the city center neighboring Lithuanian parliament building, many museums and the newly reconstructed Lukiskiu square and just in 15 minutes walking distance from the Vilnius Old Town. The new 4-star hotel has 164 guest rooms, 3 meeting rooms with total capacity for up to 150 persons, a lobby bar and a summer terrace as well as a casual all-day restaurant serving exclusive quality meat and seasonal local food as well as handcrafted beers and selected beverages embracing the spirit of good steakhouse. For more information and bookings, please contact Via Hansa & Borealis Vilnius.