Welcome to Hotel Scandic Paasi Helsinki, This stylish design hotel, opened in August 2012, is 1.5 km from Helsinki Central Station and just 50 metres from Hakaniemi Metro Station. It offers free Wi-Fi, a lobby bar and 4 restaurants, serving fine and casual dining. The bold and contemporary furnishings at Scandic Paasi are inspired from the area’s history, from Finnish boxing to a 19th-century circus. All rooms have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. Some also feature a minibar and private balcony. Guests can enjoy surfing the internet or playing games on Paasi Scandic’s 3 iPads, plus free use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks. A fitness centre and library with board games and magazines are available to guests. Trams and buses also stop next to the hotel, while Senate Square and Helsinki Market Square are both within 15 minutes’ walk. Hakaniemi Harbour, with convenient boat access to Korkeasaari Zoo, is a 2-minute walk from the hotel. (Hotel Scandic Paasi Helsinki hotels booking).