This stylish designer hotel, opened in August, 2012, is one mile from Helsinki Central Station and just 165 ft from Hakaniemi Metro Station. It features free Wi-Fi, a lobby bar and 4 restaurants, serving fine and casual dining. The bold and contemporary furnishings at Scandic Paasi are inspired by the area's history, from Finnish boxing to a 19th-century circus. All rooms have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. Some also feature a minibar and private balcony. Guests can enjoy surfing the internet or playing games on Paasi Scandic's 3 iPads, plus free use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks. A fitness center and library with board games and magazines are available. Trams and buses also stop next to the hotel, and Senate Square and Helsinki Market Square are both within a 15-minute walk of the property. Hakaniemi Harbour, with convenient boat access to Korkeasaari Zoo, is a 2-minute walk from the hotel.