Editor Picks: The best cheap hotels in Helsinki

by Paul Joseph  |  Published September 21, 2017

Situated on a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland, the city of Helsinki is awash with history spanning the Stone Age to the current day. Everywhere you look there are monuments to the past, including an ornate red-brick cathedral and the imposing Parliament House. But Helsinki is also a city that lives in the present, with a bustling nightlife scene that attracts the no-frills European airline crowd as well as a liberal smattering of cultural tourists too.

For visitors who want to keep their accommodation costs down, the city has a good spread of affordable hotels. We’ve done some research and picked out what we consider seven of the best, based on cost, location and online reviews.