Double win for Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo® Helsinki - Boulevard has once again received international acclaim. The boutique hotel situated in Bulevardi Street, Helsinki, will receive two awards this year: the World Travel Award™, “the Oscars of the travel industry”, and the title of a Modern Luxury Hotel awarded by the Luxury Travel Guide. These recognitions are evidence that we are talking about an international elite hotel. What is Hotel Indigo’s success all about?

Breathtaking rooms

For a hotel, its rooms are the be-all and end-all of success. The rooms in Hotel Indigo Helsinki - Boulevard are decorated in an elegant Scandinavian style. The little details, such as the mural images, make the rooms unique and interesting.

Inspiring location

It is not by chance that Hotel Indigo was opened at its current location. The Design District in Helsinki is the right location for a hotel that aspires to be at least as interesting as the inspiring shops and boutiques in the neighbourhood.

Personal customer service

Customer service is something that all boutique hotels feel strongly about, but Hotel Indigo in Bulevardi Street with its close and personal approach wants to be in a class of its own in this respect as well. Each hotel guest is always received as if he or she were a head of state.

Smiling guests

As a result, customer satisfaction among Hotel Indigo’s guests is very high. Guests want to come again and recommend the hotel to their friends. Hotel Indigo Helsinki - Boulevard ranks first in the brand’s customer satisfaction comparison in Europe, and the reviews it gets on international travel websites, such as TripAdvisor, are very positive.

“We have put an enormous amount of effort into Hotel Indigo and it has paid off. Getting recognition after such an investment feels really good. This also shows that interesting things are happening in Finland and the country really is worth visiting. Helsinki, for instance, boasts several high-class boutique hotels. It warms my heart that we have done well in such company,” comments Saija Savela-Palovaara, Cluster General Manager at IHG.

Additional information:

Saija Savela-Palovaara, Cluster General Manager, IHG hotels, +358 40 5282 929,

Timo Vehmas, Brand Manager, IHG hotels, +358 40 674 3340,


Additional information on the awards:

World Travel Award: Annual World Travel Awards™ were awarded for the first time in 1993. The final shortlist of nominees is selected by an international jury of HoReCa experts and more than 200,000 travel professionals around the world vote for the winners. Awards are presented to hotels and other tourist facilities across three tiers: country, regional and world. The categories include hotels, airlines, travel agencies and car hire firms, for example. The Wall Street Journal has called the awards “the Oscars of the travel industry”.

Luxury Travel Guide: As the name suggests, the Luxury Travel Guide Awards recognise excellence across all sectors of the affluent travel industry. There are awards in a number of categories related to tourism and travel. The jury travels extensively around the globe to find the very best service providers. The Luxury Travel Guide provides information on luxury travel in the form of news, reviews and articles, targeted especially for businesses.

Hotel Indigo® Helsinki - Boulevard was opened on 3 March 2015. The hotel is situated in central Helsinki, at Bulevardi 26. Hotel Indigo® Helsinki - Boulevard is the first Hotel Indigo® in the Nordic countries. Its closest sister hotels are at the moment located in St Petersburg and Berlin. There are currently 20 upscale Hotel Indigo® properties in Europe. Hotel Indigo Helsinki - Boulevard has 120 guest rooms, 105 of which are Standard rooms, 14 are Superior rooms and one is a Junior Suite. In addition, the hotel offers the services of Restaurant Bröd, a Boardroom for meetings, a 35-space car park and a unique Body, Mind & Soul studio with a fitness centre, yoga room and sauna.

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) is a global hospitability company with a portfolio of ten hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, EVEN™ Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts and Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants. IHG has over 5,000 hotels and 750,000 rooms in nearly 100 countries. In addition, it has 1,400 hotels under construction.