Arriving to kakola

By car

The only way to reach the hotel by car is to drive from Sofiankatu to Kakolankatu. Once you turn to Kakolankatu, you can see the red brick hotel building up the hill.

Parking: There is 25 parking spaces outside the hotel walls (in front of the hotel) and 39 parking spaces inside the hotel walls (no reservations). The parking fee is €2/hour or €10/day. There is 30 more parking spaces up the hill (distance from the hotel: 500 m). The address of this parking lot is Graniittilinnankatu 2.

You can also try to find a parking space on the streets of the neighbourhood down the hill.

By train

The distance from the railway station to the hotel is 1.3 km. You can take a taxi or walk through the beautiful neighbourhood called Port Arthur. From the railway station, go over the street (Ratapihankatu) and turn right. Walk straight ahead on Ratapolku and Ratakatu until you reach Heikkilänkatu on the left. Walk on Heikkilänkatu until you come to Sofiankatu. Turn right and the next street on the left is Kakolankatu. Walk up the hill, take the stairs and you will be at the gate of the hotel.

By bus

The bus line to the Kakola Hill is line no. 1 (the route from the airport to the harbour). The bus stop for Kakola is no. 49. It stops right in front of the funicular. Take the railway (or walk through the park up the hill). Once you are up on the Kakola Hill you will see the red brick hotel building on the right. There is a 300 m walk from the funicular to the hotel.

From harbour

From the terminal, find your way to Linnankatu, which will take you towards the city centre. After 2 km turn left to Sairashuoneenkatu, walk 350 m and turn left to Sofiankatu. After 250 m turn left to Kakolankatu. Once you turn to Kakolankatu, you can see the red brick hotel building up the hill.

by plane

The distance from the Turku Airport to the hotel is 10 km. You can take a taxi or the bus no. 1. It will take you directly from the airport to the Kakola Funicular (see directions from the funicular to the hotel).

BY FUNICULARE

There is a cable railway called Funikulaari. It takes you from Linnankatu to Graniittilinnankatu, the street on the hill. When you get out of the funicular, turn right and walk to the end of the grey stone building and you will see the red brick hotel down the hill. There is a 300 m walk from the funicular to the hotel.

The funicular is free of charge and it is open from 4.30 am to 1 am on weekdays and from 5 am to 12 pm on weekends.