A comfortable flat in the most beautiful street of Helsinki including of a living room, bedroom, kitchen and a small bathroom. The flat was totally renovated in 2013. Close to the sea shore and easily accessible by tram from the centre of the city.
Charming newly renovated flat in Huvilakatu, which is considered as the most beautiful street in Helsinki. All colourful houses in Huvilakatu (expect just one) are Art deco (Jugend) style from the beginning of 1900s with many artistic details.
The flat is quiet and peaceful. The area is one of the most precious in south of Helsinki with many cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques. Kaivopuisto park with many summer attractions is close. Huvilakatu ends to the sea front and to the marine boulevard from where the boats to the nearby islands start from.
The flat consists of a cosy living room, one spacious bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. There are dining tables both in the kitchen and the living room. The flat is fully equipped for cooking and for a comfortable stay in Helsinki.
Other amenities include:
- Free wireless Internet access
- Smart TV (with HDMI)
- Blueray DVD
- Jensen bluetooth audioplayer
- Washing machine
- Dish washer
- Bed linen, towels, hair dryer, iron and ironing board
- Baby cot and an extra bed.
Ullanlinna district is close to the city center, which can be reached by tram 3. The tram stop is 150 meters from the flat and the stop is called Hospital Eira (Eiran sairaala). From the airport, the best way to travel to city center is either train (belongs to public transportation network) or the Finnair city bus. Both go to the main railway station, and from there you can take tram 3, direction Kaivopuisto, 6th stop.
The grocery store is 150 m from the flat and it is open most days until 9pm. Only a few steps from the door is restaurant Chef & Sommelier, which belongs to the finest in Helsinki (and received its first Michelin star in March 2014). A 7-course meal with wines costs about 115€. If you wish to dine there, please make a reservation weeks before.
This apartment provides a charming starting point for exploring the sights of Helsinki. The harbour, the islands and parks interest summer tourists. In other seasons this flat is a cosy and peaceful place to enjoy the attractions of Helsinki.
The apartment is totally in the use of guests. The house is a small quiet town house with a garden, which can also be accessed by guests (nice in summertime). There is no elevator and very little noise from the street.
Interakcija s gostima
Helena and Juha now live abroad, and Helena's sister Elina now takes care of apartment. She or, sometimes another relative, will be there to deliver the keys when you arrive. Otherwise we will not be present but not far if there are any problems.
- Like the Finns do, NO shoes inside the apt.
- Smoking allowed ONLY outside the building.
- Be clean and careful of the furniture and appliances.
- Leave the apartment clean as it was when you arrived (clean dishes, take trashes out etc.)
We are Helena and Juha, friendly people that like to travel. We are both medical doctors. We bought this flat to be our town home later in the retirement years and to host sometimes family and friends. We hope that this flat on the beautiful street of Huvilakatu provides happy holiday experiences to many people.