Short term and entry-level accommodation
Töölö Towers is part of the housing services provided by Aalto University. Owned by Aalto University together with the University of Helsinki, Töölö Towers are designed to accommodate incoming international researchers and other guests from a week to a maximum of six months. Töölö Towers are centrally located in the city of Helsinki at Pohjoinen Hesperiankatu 23 A, close to the Töölö Campus of Aalto University. There is an easy access to the Otaniemi Campus via a near-by Kamppi Bus Terminal and to the Arabia Campus via tram.
Töölö Towers consists of 178 furnished rooms/apartments varying from single rooms and small apartments with own kitchen facilities to terraced house. Shared cooking facilities are found on every floor.
Price range is 302,5-502,5 € / week and 766-2226 € / month for one person. Breakfast and weekly cleaning including a change of bed linen are included in the price. Extra person fee including breakfast is 49€/week and 170€/month.
More information http://www.unihome.fi/ .
Reservations and enquiries of Töölö Towers should only be made by the receiving Aalto University units.
Tel:+358 9 191 24727
Email: unihome [at] helsinki [dot] fi
Aalto Inn- Aalto University's researcher hotel at Otaniemi
Aalto Inn - Aalto University's researcher hotel provides 52 furnished high class entry-level accommodation primarily for new international staff members and visitors. Lenght of stay 1 day- 6 months.
Aalto Inn is conveniently located at the Otaniemi campus, just next to Radisson Blu hotel. Address is Otaranta 4.
The building has 52 flats, ranging from 29.5 to 82 m2 in size. The majority, 25, are one-bedroom flats, with 22 studios and 5 one-bedroom + loft with sofa bed flats. All the flats come with a well-equipped kitchen, basic furnishings and a stylish bathroom. All the floors have communal lounge areas with an open view over Laajalahti Bay. A laundry room is in communal use.
The rent of a studio flats vary between 870-900 euro per month (incl. services and VAT). Rents of one-bedroom flats vary between 960-1140 euro per month.
Most of the studio flats are reserved for researchers on short visits lasting from a couple of days up to a week with the price being determined based on a rate lower than the usual daily or weekly price in hotels.
The rent includes cleaning and the change of linen once a week as well as a broadband connection and television channels without extra charge. Parking spaces are available if necessary.
More info http://www.unihome.fi/
Reservations and enquiries should only be made by the receiving Aalto University unit/contact person.
Tel: + 358 9 191 24727
Email: unihome [at] helsinki [dot] fi
Anttikorppi Halls of Residence
Anttikorppi Halls of Residence (formerly known as CIMO halls of residence) provides furnished rooms in shared apartments mainly for international students. (Good options for e.g. PhD students!). Anttikorppi Halls of Residence is located at district of Koskela, Helsinki. It is close to Aalto University´s Arabia Campus, and has good public transportation connections to both Töölö and Otaniemi Campus as well.
Rent of the rooms is 420€/month. No deposit is required.
SATO HotelHome - furnished flats
SATO HotelHome (satohotellikoti.fi) provides temporary accommodation in Helsinki city centre for a stays ranging from a week to several months. Furnished apartments are new, centrally located and nicely decorated with modern furniture and fully equipped kitchen. Price includes wireless internet, electricity, water, TV, bedlinen and towels as well as weekly and end-of.stay cleaning.
Forenom (forenom.fi) is a privately owned company which offers furnished flats for either short or long term needs. The rent includes furniture, electricity, water and TV, pillows, blankets (without bed linen) and dishes.
Email: asuntotoimisto [at] forenom [dot] fi
Kotimaailma (kotimaailma.com) provides furnished and fully equipped apartments in central Helsinki for 4 days -36 months. Rent includes home insurance, sheets and other bedding, final cleaning, water and electricity charges.
Tel: +358 40 8227550, +358 50 377 6720
Email: helsinki [at] kotimaailma [dot] com
HOAS Guest Rooms
Foundation for student Housing in the Helsinki, HOAS has a Guest Room service for researchers, students, and other people who need temporary accommodation. The Guest Rooms are located in Viikki and Lauttasaari, both in Helsinki. More information and an application form can be found by following this link (hoas.fi).
Other types of accommodation: Apartment hotels, hotels, hostels
There are plenty of other accommodation solutions available within the Helsinki Metropolitan Area suitable for short term needs. Apartment hotels, Bed & Breakfast providers, hotels, hostels etc.
The City of Helsinki website has gathered a good list of hotels and other accommodation types on its Visit Helsinki pages. (visithelsinki.fi)
The City of Espoo has an accommodation search tool on their websites Visit Espoo. (visitespoo.fi)