ACCOMMODATION AND TRAVELLING

Hotels

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

Radisson Blu Marina Palace Hotel (congress venue)
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.

single room standard 143,00 eur/night
double room standard 153,00 eur/night
single room river 149,00 eur/night
double room river 159,00 eur/night
single room superior 166,00 eur/night
double room superior 176,00 eur/night

Scandic Turku
Eerikinkatu 28-30, 20100 Turku

A cosy and peaceful hotel in an excellent location. All the city’s services are nearby. Friendly staff, a comfortable restaurant, bar, sauna and swimming pool guarantee a relaxing visit. There are good parking facilities.

For more information please visit the hotel website.

single standard room 108,00 eur/night
double standard room 118,00 eur /night

Room reservation and cancellation conditions

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.

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.

Travelling to 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).
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 11 p.m.). The trip to Turku from the Helsinki-Pasila station takes about 2 hours.

FERRY

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. For more information about Turku and travel connections, please visit the Visit Turku website.

FURTHER TRAVEL INFORMATION

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

Fly Finnair to NSN2019

Attend the Nordic Society of Nephrology (NSN) 2019 congress in Turku on 30 August–2 September 2019 with discounted event fares from Finnair.

The only available destinations are Turku and Helsinki, while your departure location can be any Finnair point of origin in Scandinavia and Baltics. The event fares are available when you book your flights by 3 September 2019 and travel 23 August–10 September 2019.

Further information about flights and discounts.

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