The Hotel Maria Announces December Opening in Helsinki

The Hotel Maria is set to open in Helsinki as part of Preferred Hotels & ResortsLegend Collection on December 15, 2023. Located in the historic Kruununhaka district, The Hotel Maria has 117 rooms, including 38 suites, alongside two restaurants and bars, a ballroom, chapel, wellness facilities and a destination boutique with Finnish designers. Reservations are now open.

Made up of four architecturally and historically significant buildings built between 1885 and 1930, The Hotel Maria offers diverse accommodation options, from Standard Guest Rooms to a range of suites, including Spa Suites, Penthouse Suites and the two-bedroom Imperial Suite. Each room has large American-style beds, modern technology and a spa-like bathroom equipped with marble walk-in showers, traditional Finnish sauna, steam room, an extra-large soaking tub, gas fireplace and bath television.

F&B options include The Garden Terrace, serving Nordic and international dishes; Bar Maria, offering cocktails and mocktails as well as champagne and caviar accompanied by the sounds of a grand piano; signature restaurant Lilja, inspired by the traditions of French cuisine; and dining experiences in-suite or in the private dining room, Valley, seating up to 12 people.

Loft Spa Suite at The Hotel Maria
A Loft Spa Suite (Photo by The Hotel Maria)

The on-site Maria Spa offers a large coed Finnish sauna, steam room, cold and warm water plunge pools, jacuzzi, four treatment rooms and a fully enclosed atrium with the Spa Bar. Besides a Wellness Concierge, The Hotel Maria offers personalized programs including jet lag treatments and nutrition, a weekly Run Club, in-suite spa treatments and more. The Wellness Club, opening in spring 2024, will offer a fitness space for guests and locals alike.

Good to know: The Hotel Maria also offers private butler services, dog and babysitting, personal shoppers, as well as an Experience Manager who will curate and deliver unique luxury adventures in Finland.

The hotel is committed to minimizing environmental impact, and uses energy-efficient lighting, indoor climate control and renewable energy sources. Recycling programs and partnerships with local artisans contribute to a sustainable future.

The Hotel Maria’s main and central buildings will welcome guests this December, with the Liisankatu and Maneesikatu buildings to be completed in June 2024, doubling room availability. 

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