The SpaceA cozy apartment within the dynamic centre of Tapiola Garden City just 10 minutes commute from the downtown of Helsinki by car or 15-25 minutes by bus.
Located directly around the corner from the Tapiola Center which as described below has a large selection of services as well as convenient access to buses which leave regularly to Helsinki from multiple stop locations including the main Tapiola stop.
Bedroom with King-size bed , 160 x 200 cm. It can also be separated to two 80 cm beds .For extra guests, also available an 80 cm mattress that you can put on the living room floor. Living room sofa is also comfortable to sleep.
Bathroom includes a standing shower, and laundry washer and dryers are located on the main floor.
Modern kitchen is fully stocked with all the basics including a dishwasher, coffee maker and all the equipment required to bring out your inner chef.
Equipped for entertainment with WIFI, basic cable TV & dvd player.
All linens, towels, and toiletries (soap, shampoo, toilet paper etc) are included.
Maps and guides of Espoo/Helsinki are also available.
2 adult bicycles are available for use located in exterior storage within the building. If you need bicycles, please request them before your stay, so we can have them ready for you. Guest AccessThere are some direct buses during workdays from the airport to the Tapiola bus stop and from there it is a 2-5 minute walk to the apartment.
Likewise it is a 25 minute drive by taxi or car from the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport .
There are two doors to access the building of the apartment and the apartment is located on the third floor. Interaction with GuestsWe are Finnish locals and want to ensure all our guests can enjoy everything Finland has to offer. We will do all that we can to ensure an memorable, authentic, and pleasant stay. The NeighborhoodTapiola is situated in the border district of Espoo and Helsinki. It is a popular area to live in as it offers particularly vivid settings for both work and leisure, being one of the major urban centres of Espoo. The region was constructed in the 1960’s and was designed as garden city by the architect Aarne Ervi. Prosperous parks and gardens can be seen everywhere, and almost as rich as the flora & fauna is the diverse cultural life of Tapiola.
The neighbourhood of Tapiola is the cultural hub of Espoo because it houses the Espoo Cultural Centre - which houses a library, a gallery and a theatre, the city museum (WEEGEE), Tapiola's cinema, Kino Tapiola and Espoo City theatre among others. It is well known nationally and internationally for the high class architecture and landscaping which can be seen throughout the area.
The Tapiola centre is department store (Stockmann), shopping center Ainoa , book store (Akateeminen kirjakauppa), groceries (K-Supermarket, Stockmann Herkku), Sokos Hotel and restaurant, Alko( liguer store), a post office, banks, photography stores, barber's shops, and other small businesses.
The Tapiola centre houses a swimming hall and the Tapiola bowling alley. Near the centre is also the Tapiola sports park, housing the ice hockey rink Metro Arena, football fields and the tennis centre. Sokos Tapiola Hotel is also nearby.
In walking distance are major Finnish business head quarters: Metsä Group, Microsoft, Neste Oil, Kone, Fortum, Orion, Outokumpu among others. In walking distance also Otaniemi which is the home of the Aalto University . Several research and business facilities are also located in Otaniemi. The most prominent institutions for science and engineering in Otaniemi are the Finnish Innovation Center, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and KCL pulp and paper research center of VTT, the Micronova Center of Micro and Nanotechnology, the CSC IT Center for Scientific Computing, the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK), and the National Bureau of Measures (MIKES). Business is represented in the area by the business incubator Technopolis. Getting AroundBus connections to Helsinki city centre are excellent. Buses 105 and 107 are the fastest ones (12-15min). Buses 106, 110 and 195 have a bus stop just around the corner. Other Things to NoteAsk special price if you have stayed here before and ask also "family-price" and extra beds with kids.