The Scandic Simonkentta Hotel is a superior first class hotel in the heart of Helsinki, which is located close to all major tourist attractions and shopping areas. The hotel features modern design, Scandinavian architecture and environmental concern. The Scandic Simonkentta Helsinki Hotel is located within 400 Metres from the Central Train Station, Vanha Kirkko Park and Esplanadi Park. The hotel is also situated not far from the Botanical Gardens of Kasvitieellinen Park. Market Square, Senate Square and Temppeliakio Church are also nearby. The Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is a 35-minute drive away from the hotel (18 km). The guests can also easily reach Sederholm House, Toolon Lake and the Gulf of Finland from the hotel.
The Scandic Hotel Simonkentta was built in 2000 as a modern building dominated by glass. This white structure is brand new and purpose built and is a particularly impressive piece of modern architecture. A wide choice of facilities will satisfy all the guests of the hotel. For the business guests the Scandic Simonkentta Helsinki offers eight meeting rooms with complimentary wireless Internet access and all equipment necessary for business meetings and events. The health amenities of the hotel include a Fitness center and Finnish sauna.
The guests are welcome to spend time in the cafe and the restaurant of the hotel. The Simonkatu Cafe is an informal spot intended for 100 persons and offering drinks and sandwiches. The venue features large floor-to-ceiling windows with the Market Square views and brown leather sofas or on the terrace. The Simonkatu Restaurant is a contemporary venue with wooden floors, cream-coloured walls and crimson chairs. The restaurant serves international and local dishes and can admit 170 persons at a time.