Alicja McCarthy

Hotel Onni

with Alicja McCarthy
  • Where:Porvoo

  • Why:To meet chef Antto Melasniemi at his Solar Kitchen and to hang out with friends at Movies By The River.

  • When:August 2013

  • Who:Moi and a few friends.

Highs & Lows

  • Service is impeccable, personal and genuinely helpful.

  • Quality is of the highest in terms of food, toiletries, bedding, etc etc.

  • The location is great for wandering around Porvoo’s old Town. Plenty of boutiques, cafes, bars to explore as well as all the nature!

  • Onni is such a charming place, you feel like you’re in a fairy tale.

  • No WiFi in the suite at the moment.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Mini Bar

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 46/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Quirky, luxury, boutique, guest house.

  • Vibe

    Finnish, designy - elegant... makes you feel happy.

  • Location

    In Porvoo’s Old Town, 50km from Helsinki.

  • Rooms

    Four plus one suite.

  • Music

    Not really.

  • Designed By

    The 19th Century manor house was decorated by the owners Riku & Johanna Stenros.

  • Pool/Gym

    No.

  • Restaurant

    Yes, the fantastic SicaPelle serving local inventive food.

  • Bar

    Yes.

  • Children

    Sure!

  • Price

    Expensive.

For great restaurants, lots of shopping, culture and the sea - especially in </br> the summer.

Helsinki

helsinki

For great restaurants, lots of shopping, culture and the sea - especially in
the summer.

An annual ‘cosy’ evening of short film & animation, food, music and great company under the stars and (of course) by the river.

Movies By The River

Ågatan 24, Borgå

An annual ‘cosy’ evening of short film & animation, food, music and great company under the stars and (of course) by the river.

For Porvoo’s must-eat restaurant, visit Timbaali and sample their signature escargot. If snails don’t float your boat there is plenty of Finnish seasonal fare is available.

Timbaali

Valikatu 8, Porvoo, Finland

For Porvoo’s must-eat restaurant, visit Timbaali and sample their signature escargot. If snails don’t float your boat there is plenty of Finnish seasonal fare is available.

Hotel Onni

Kirkkotori 3, Porvoo, Finland

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