There is a good selection of hotels within walking distance of the conference venue, the Marina Congress Center. We have booked room quotas for participants for October 25th -30th in the following four hotels, where room availability can be guaranteed for early bookings. Participants are also free to make their own accommodation arrangements but availability or prices cannot be guaranteed. All Finnish hotels are clean and safe, and you can drink the world’s cleanest tap water anywhere.

Scandic Grand Marina - OverviewScandic Grand Marina Hotel
Katajanokanlaituri 7, Helsinki

Hotel Scandic Grand Marina is situated accross the street from the Conference venue by the harbour, just a short walk from Helsinki’s city center. Scandic Grand Marina - Twin RoomHelsinki’s shopping streets and restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel. The rooms are tastefully decorated in a modern European style and many of the rooms have views over the marina. Room rates include breakfast and VAT.

Room rates in NordiCHI quota (per room / night):
EUR 141.00 Standard single room
EUR 161.00 Standard double room

Eurohostel - Lobby_newEurohostel
Linnankatu 9, Helsinki

Eurohostel provides comfortable budget accommodation and is located 5-minute walk from the Conference venue. It is just a short walk from the sights, shops and restaurants of downtown Helsinki. Eurohostel - Twin RoomThere is a self-service kitchen on all accommodation floors. A buffet breakfast is served at Restaurant Katajanmarja from 7 AM to 10:30 AM on weekdays and 8 AM to 11 AM at weekends and bank holidays. Breakfast coupons are sold at the reception for 8,80 €.

All floors have separate showers and washroom facilities for men and women. Eurohostel category rooms have television with cable channels. The room rate includes bedding, towel, morning sauna and VAT.

Room rates in NordiCHI quota (per room/night):
EUR 52.10 Eurohostel category single room

EUR 56.70 Eurohostel category twin room for single use
EUR 63.00 Eurohostel category twin room

Sokos Hotel Helsinki - OverviewSokos Hotel Helsinki
Kluuvikatu 8, Helsinki

Modern and cosy Sokos Hotel Helsinki is located in the pulsating heart of Helsinki, between Ateneum (the Museum of Finnish Art) and the Senate Square. All the hotels spacious rooms were refurnished recently in a contemporary, fresh, Scandinavian style. Sokos Hotel Helsinki - StandardThis hotel is located 1.2 kilometers from the Conference venue and you get there in 10 minutes by public transportation or 15 minutes walking.

Room rates in NordiCHI quota (per room/night):
EUR 145.00 standard single room
EUR 165.00 standard double room

Hotel Arthur - OverviewHotel Arthur
Vuorikatu 19, Helsinki

Privately owned, cosy Hotel Arthur is located close to the railway station in the heart of Helsinki. The main sights, biggest department stores and theaters are just a walking distance away. The recently refurnished rooms are cosy and brightly coloured. This hotelHotel Arthur - Standard Double Room is located 1.6 kilometers from the Conference venue and you get there in 10 minutes by public transportation or 20 minutes walking.

Room rates in NordiCHI quota (per room/night):
EUR 110.00 standard single room
EUR 130.00 standard double room

Booking your accommodation

The above mentioned hotel prices are valid only when booking accommodation through the on-line registration form available through the Registration page. To guarantee the reservation you will be requested to pay a deposit of one night in advance at the time of registration. All additional nights are to be paid directly to the hotel upon departure.

If you require accommodation outside the period of October 25-30, please contact the NordiCHI 2014 Conference Office by e-mail:

Changes and cancellations

All changes and cancellations must be made in writing to

  • Cancellation received before or on August 25, 2014:
    Full refund (deduction of EUR 50 for the administration fee).
  • Cancellation received after August 25, 2014:
    No refunds will be given (100 % deposit to be made if fees not already paid at time of cancellation).
  • There will be no refund for no-shows.