The former Helsinki county prison from 1837 was fully renovated and opened as a Best Western hotel in 2007. The hotel fulfills the expectations of travellers looking for exceptional quality. The opern central corridor, red brick outer walls and the hight perimeter wall around the park are protected by the National Board of Antiquities and serves as a reminder of the building’s long and colourful history.
The charming, personal quarters have been constructed by using 2 or 3 cells for each comfortabe room. While the brick wall ensure a sound sleep, the firts-cass convenieces are available to meet the even the most demandind requirements.
Restaurant Jailbird with relaxed atmosphere, and playful details about the prison history, is located on the ground floor.
Katajanokka, where the hotel is located, is within walking distance from main sights of Helsinki and also from Viking Line ferry terminal