A quota of rooms has been reserved for the participants in the city centre. The reservations will be made on “first come, first served” basis. The hotel quotas are valid until one month before the conference. After that, we cannot guarantee the availability of the hotel rooms but will assist you in finding accommodation. The hotel fees include breakfast, service and VAT. All hotel fees are payable directly to the hotels.

Please mark your hotel reservation on the conference registration form. Your reservation will be confirmed together with your participation. Kindly inform Aboa Congress and Event Services (info@aboaservices.fi) of any changes in your accommodation reservation.

Below is a short presentation of the hotels. For more information, please contact Aboa Congress and Event Services.



Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel
Linnankatu 32, 20100 Turku

The hotel Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel is located right on the banks of the river Aurajoki, a few blocks from the city centre Market square. The hotel has 184 stylish rooms. A wireless high-speed internet access is available throughout the hotel. With an in-house beauty salon and complimentary access to multiple saunas, the Radisson Blu Hotel provides numerous guest services to enhance your visit. After a day at the congress, enjoy a dinner at the hotel restaurant Grill it! Marina or have a drink at the terrace overlooking the river Aurajoki.

Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel is eco-label awarded. Green Key is the largest global eco-label for accommodation.

The conference will be held at Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel.

single standard room 127,00 eur/night
double standard  room 137,00 eur/night
single river view room 132,00 eur/night
double river view  room 142,00 eur/night
single superior room 137,00 eur/night
double superior  room 147,00 eur/night

Hotel Scandic Plaza
Yliopistonkatu 29, 20100 Turku

Hotel Scandic Plaza is a comfortable hotel with stylish and harmonious interiors in the centre of Turku, along a promenade next to the Market Square. The Hansa shopping centre is located just across from the hotel and the banks of the Aurajoki River just a short walk away. Facilities include restaurant Bryggman´s gym and parking next door.

Hotel Scandic Plaza is certified under the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.

single standard room 106,00 eur/night
double standard room 126,00 eur/night

Room reservation and cancellation conditions:

Reserved room will be held until 6 pm on the day of arrival. The hotel is entitled to give the room to another guest after 6 pm. If you plan to arrive after 6 p.m., kindly send your credit card information through our Secured mail system to Aboa Congress and Event Services to ensure that the room will be held until your arrival. You can fill in the information on the credit card authorisation form and attach it to the secured email. Note that the hotel will charge your card only in case of late cancellation or no-show.

A reserved room may be cancelled free of charge 2 weeks before the arrival. The hotel has the right to charge the guest for cancellations made later than 2 weeks before arrival (except in case of illness documented with a doctor’s note) or no-shows.


In Turku and the Southwest-Finland region, it’s easy for the traveller to get around on public transportation. Cities and towns have an efficient public transportation system, and longer distances can be covered in the comfort of long-distance buses and trains. In addition, there is a passenger ferry harbour and an international airport in Turku.

Turku Airport

Turku has an international airport and it is easy to reach by air via Helsinki, Stockholm, Riga, and Gdansk. From Turku airport, there is a regular bus to city center (distance approx. 8 km), bus line no 1 which runs about every 20 minutes. Tickets à 3 euro can be bought from the driver (cash, preferably coins).  Tickets can also be purchased as mobile tickets.

A taxi ride to the center of Turku will cost around 20 euros. All taxis accept credit/debit cards. Taxi in Turku You can reserve a taxi at +358 2 10041. There are several taxi stands in the City center.

Helsinki Airport

If you fly to Helsinki, from Helsinki-Vantaa airport there is a bus to Turku operated by Expressbus (travel time 2-2.5 hours, departures about every hour). Another option is to take the new Ring Rail Line from the airport to Helsinki, to Pasila station, and change in Pasila to a train to Turku. At daytime, the Ring Rail Line trains between the airport and Helsinki run at ten-minute intervals at peak hours and the trip takes 22 minutes. Trains to Turku depart about every hour (between 5 a.m. and 8.30 p.m.). The trip to Turku from the Helsinki-Pasila station takes about 2 hours. Please, see the Finnish Rail -website further information.


From Stockholm, you may choose to travel to Turku on a ferry through one of the most beautiful archipelagos in the world. Daily connections between Stockholm and Turku are operated by Tallink Silja and Viking Line. The ferry takes about 10 hrs. From Turku harbor, there is a regular bus to the city center (distance approx. 3 km), bus line no 1 which runs about every 20 minutes. Tickets à 3 euro (11 p.m. – 4 a.m. à 4 euro) can be bought from the driver (cash, preferably coins). Tickets can also be purchased as mobile tickets.

Further travel information

Please, see Visit Turku -webpage for further travel and tourist information.

You’ll find more information about the host city and the congress venue here.


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