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Hotel Lilla Roberts – You Are Invited.

Hotel Lilla Roberts

Hotel Lilla Roberts offers an elegant environment - a simultaneous dichotomy of the modern, and rich with history. In the hotel's stylish lobby you can sense the times gone by, and be charmed by the wonderful history of the building. You are welcome to enjoy the services of the lobby bar, while browsing the daily papers by the fireplace in our beautiful lobby. Bar Lilla e, and its gorgeous windows bring light and open up to the heart of the Design District of Helsinki.

The Hotel is located between Helsinki’s busiest business district and the most prestigious residential area, making it the perfect home for you whether travelling for business, pleasure… or why not both? Located on the serenely quiet street ensures a pleasant and peaceful stay at the hotel, which is just a stone’s throw away from the hustle and buzzle of the best restaurant and bars Helsinki can offer. What is more, Lilla Roberts houses a great restaurant - Krog Roba - right next door, accessible from the hotel.


Hotel Lilla Roberts is turning a new and exciting leaf in the history of a dynamic property established in 1909. The building was initially built as a power plant for the city of Helsinki, and it remained in this role till 1974 when the Police department took up residence here. The building was then vacated in 2012, as the Police department relocated to other facilities.

The building was designed by architect Selim A. Lindqvist in 1909 as an electrical substation and administrational building. In 1913 and in 1926 the electrical substation was expanded in the courtyard area. The final and current shape of the building was completed in 1931, when the administration building for the Technical Institute was completed as planned by Helsinki’s official architect Gunnar Taucher.

Hotel Lilla Roberts has 130 stylish and spacious rooms. There are five room categories: Comfort, Style, Lux, Junior Suite and Suite. Connecting rooms are an excellent way of ensuring comfortable settings for families and guest who want more space. Our most spacious room is a unique 100 m2 suite overlooking the square of Kasarmitori, offering all the amenities of a luxury suite. The suite has two bedrooms, a living room, and two bathrooms.

An invitation to live in the moment

The hotel offers guests an oasis from Helsinki’s sights and sounds in the form of a secluded courtyard and patio, a 24/7 fitness center and extensive room service hours. Two meeting rooms cater to the needs of local and international business travelers.

The hotel experience invites guests to live in the moment, and trendy Bar Lilla e and Krog Roba restaurant provide a snug living room atmosphere for Helsinki residents as well as hotel guests. The inclusive menus offer Nordic classics, vegetarian and zero-waste options and sources local foods to offer guests sumptuous meals that are delectable and sustainable.

Both venues welcome a great deal of walk-in traffic, especially for the Nordic Madness-themed offerings that serve up classic Nordic cuisine and events, garnished with a healthy dash of style and humor. Tie-ins with the local creative scene offers entertainment featuring everything from fashion, design and jewelry to sports and other novelty occasions.

Hotel Lilla Roberts is proud of its green credentials and is a member of the global Green Key program, which promotes positive environmental initiatives and sustainable tourism.

Hotel in Helsinki cinty center on a quiet street close to the harbour

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Lilla Roberts' guests get a parking discount


Lilla Roberts gym is open 24 hours a day