CELEBRATED TURKU CITY-CENTER HOTEL’S SITE RESTS ON THE BANKS OF AURA RIVER
This Turku city-center hotel’s celebrated past speaks to its high reputation. The Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel garnered worldwide attention, including in American architecture journals, when it opened in March 1974. The hotel quickly became a favored accommodation for business travelers as well as state officials and celebrities. The hotel hosted Turku’s most illustrious visitors and was entrusted with organizing many important events. All the Finnish presidents have stayed at the hotel, and other esteemed guests have included King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, French president François Mitterrand, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, and international music stars such as Mireille Mathieu, Tom Jones and Bruce Springsteen. Karita Mattila, the Finnish opera star, also frequently stays at the hotel.
The hotel lies next to the Aura River. Its city-center location provides convenient access to bus and train transportation as well as the city’s cultural attractions, such as the city’s numerous theaters. Other nearby transport options include the port, which is only 2 kilometers away, and Turku Airport, which is only 9 kilometers from the hotel.
- Railway station - Ratapihankatu 37, 20100 Turku - 1.3 km
- Port of Turku - Linnankatu 91, 20100 Turku - 2 km
- Turku Airport - Lentoasemantie 150, 20360 Turku - 9 km