Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, Helsinki, Finland, 29-31 August 2012

The Conference will be held at Conference Hotel Rantapuisto (details below), in a superb location adjacent to the Gulf of Finland. There is a large auditorium for plenary sessions, numerous meeting rooms capable of accommodating parallel sessions and a purpose built exhibition hall for exhibiting posters. Lunches will be offered in two large hotel restaurants, and refreshments adjacent to the meeting rooms. There is also the possibility to stay at the hotel during the Conference, with all available rooms being reserved for participants and offered on a first come, first served basis. More information on Conference Hotel Rantapuisto is given below.

Location and transport

Maps showing the location of Hotel Rantapuisto are given here.

Click here Climate Change to enlarge the map.
Arrivals from Helsinki Vantaa airport: Finnair airport bus to city centre (single fare 6.20 EUR) and then public transport (described below) or taxi direct to Conference Hotel Rantapuisto or city hotels (35-45 EUR)
Finnair airport bus
Arrivals from Helsinki Central Railway Station: Use public transport (below) or taxi (ca. 35 EUR) to reach Conference Hotel Rantapuisto. It is possible to walk to Hotel Arthur (500 m) or Hotel Helka (700 m) or take a taxi.
Public transport from Helsinki city centre: Public transport from Helsinki city centre: There is an underground (Metro) connection direct to Rastila (in the direction of Vuosaari) from the Railway Station and other city centre Metro stations. The journey takes about 20 minutes and a single fare is 2.20 EUR. Tickets must be bought before travel from the Metro station. From 29 to 31 August, a regular shuttle service will be operated between Rastila Metro station and Conference Hotel Rantapuisto. The journey takes about 5 minutes. It is also possible to walk the 2 km from Rastila (the journey takes about 20-30 minutes).

: For the more adventurous, it is always possible to rent a bike and navigate your way to the Conference. Much of the journey from the city centre is along the coast (about 15 km), and there is a journey planner map with detailed cycle routes, available for consultation. Ask your hotel for more information on bicycle rental companies in Helsinki.

Bicycle route map

Arrivals by car
: Conference Hotel Rantapuisto is about 20 minutes by car from Helsinki city centre and is easily accessible from the inner ring road.

Conference Hotel Rantapuisto

In Rantapuisto you can concentrate on the essentials.

Conference Hotel Rantapuisto (like its sister hotel, Meripuisto) offers high quality conference, hotel and restaurant facilities in architecturally significant buildings surrounded by beautiful nature. Rantapuisto is conveniently located in Ramsinniemi, in the Vuosaari district of Helsinki – only 20 minute drive from the centre of Helsinki and from the airport.

Rantapuisto offers you, for example:

·         a well appointed and distinguished auditorium for up to 300 people

·         15 meeting rooms and an abundance of facilities for group work

·         42 single rooms and 25 twin rooms

·         three restaurants, all rich in atmosphere

·         pleasant sauna facilities and a seashore sauna with its own lounge and a fireplace

·         a versatile exhibition hall of 600m²

·         wellness and fitness services by 4event

·         parking for 250 vehicles free of charge  

Our young and energetic professionals make it their personal business to take care of all your arrangements; hence our motto – in Rantapuisto you can concentrate on the essentials. 
Conference Hotel Rantapuisto Oy
Ramsinniementie 14, FIN-00980 HELSINKI
Tel. +358 (0)9 31911 | Fax +358 (0)9 319 1400 |
Conference Hotel Rantapuisto web site