The Hotel Maria ,Helsinki , Finland

27th Aug 2023
Rooms: 117

Legend (Preferred Hotel Group)The Hotel Maria will redefine Nordic hospitality when it opens its doors in the heart of Helsinki on December 15, 2023 as a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ prestigious Legend Collection. Nestled in the historic Kruununhaka district, The Hotel Maria is a destination in its own right with 117 spacious rooms, including 38 luxurious suites, alongside two elegant restaurants and bars, a ballroom, chapel and state-of-the-art spa and wellness facilities, as well as a destination boutique featuring esteemed Finnish designers. Meticulously reimagined for the discerning modern traveler, the hotel seamlessly blends contemporary grace with distinctive elements from its historic past. The Hotel Maria is the ideal gateway and home base for memorable Nordic adventures of all types, whether guests are immersing themselves in traditional Finnish sauna culture or exploring the vibrant attractions of Helsinki. Reservations can now be made for stays starting December 15.

The Hotel Maria is heralding a new era in luxury Nordic hospitality, with a level of refinement and excellence that is a first for the region.

Exquisite, luxurious and always welcoming, The Hotel Maria is located in one of the city’s most prestigious addresses, in close proximity to the Presidential Palace and Senate Square. Steeped in tradition and reimagined to create a sophisticated escape for discerning guests, the hotel features 117 unique guest rooms including 38 majestic suites. The Hotel Maria is a destination within a destination.

Design and Accommodations

Made up of four architecturally and historically significant buildings built between 1885 and 1930, The Hotel Maria offers an array of accommodation options, including more suites than any other hotel in Helsinki and guestrooms that provide twice the space of typical Finnish hotels, with an average size exceeding 460 square feet. Gracefully blending cultures and embracing classic Finnish charm and style with refined décor and soothing neutral colors throughout, the hotel’s elegant interior design features custom furnishings from American luxury furniture specialist, RH. Each room features large “American-style” beds, state-of-the-art technology and a spacious spa-like bathroom equipped with marble walk-in showers, traditional Finnish sauna and/or steam room, an extra-large soaking tub, gas fireplace and bath television.

Guests can choose from cozy Standard Guest Rooms to a wide selection of suites, including tranquil Spa Suites, each featuring a sauna or steam room; sumptuous Penthouse Suites with an exclusive private terrace and decadent hot tub; or indulge in the magnificent two-bedroom Imperial Suite (1,722 square feet) with personal butler service, two spa-like bathrooms featuring a steam room, spacious living areas and library, and a grand dining room with exclusive private dining experiences available.

The Maria Spa and Wellness Club

The Hotel Maria is also very much committed to holistic well-being, as is illustrated by the on-site spa, Maria Spa, featuring a large coed Finnish sauna, uniquely designed steam room, cold and warm water plunge pools, Jacuzzi, four treatment rooms featuring indulgent skin and body treatments with luxury products from the exclusive Biologique Recherche range, and a greenery-filled fully enclosed atrium sanctuary with Spa Bar. As the first hotel in the Nordics to offer a Wellness Concierge, The Hotel Maria sets a new standard for wellness, offering highly personalized programs including specially tailored jet lag treatments and nutrition, a weekly Run Club, in-suite spa treatments, and much more. The Wellness Club, opening in spring 2024, will offer a design-forward fitness space with best-in-class equipment and training programs to ensure a rejuvenating and re-energizing experience for guests and locals alike.

Services and Fine Dining

In addition to providing guests with standard luxury hotel services, such as valet parking and concierge assistance, The Hotel Maria also offers private butler services, dog and babysitting, personal shoppers, as well as an Experience Manager whose sole purpose is curating and delivering unique luxury adventures in Finland. The hotel’s prime location allows easy exploration of Helsinki’s landmark attractions, while partnerships with high-end hotels and resorts in Lapland and the archipelago offer opportunities to explore the country further.

Culinary delights await at The Garden Terrace, serving Nordic and international dishes; Bar Maria, with chic cocktails and mocktails as well as champagne and caviar accompanied by the sounds of a grand piano; signature restaurant, Lilja, an elevated dining experience inspired by the traditions of French cuisine; and intimate dining experiences in suite or in the private dining room, Valley, seating up to 12 people.

A Commitment to Sustainability

The hotel seamlessly tailors exceptional moments with a deep commitment to minimizing environmental impact and embracing social responsibility. Energy-efficient lighting, cutting-edge indoor climate control, and renewable energy sources create an eco-conscious haven. Recycling programs and partnerships with local artisans contribute to a sustainable future. Transparent practices, continuous improvement, and guest engagement drive this exceptional sustainable journey at The Hotel Maria.

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