Travel and accommodation

Doctors participating in the Doctoral Conferment Ceremony are expected to take care of their own travel and accommodation arrangements and to cover their own travel and accommodation costs. For Honorary Doctors, the arrangements will be taken care of by the university.

Below you can find contract prices and booking instructions for the conferment ceremony participants. There are also many other accommodation alternatives available in Kuopio.

Scandic Kuopio (where the Banquet will take place on Friday 5 June)

Scandi Kuopio (Satamakatu 1) offers a quota of 20 rooms.

Standard room (prices incl. VAT)

  • Single: 120 € / night
  • Double/twin: 135 € / night

Superior room, lake view (price incl. VAT)

  • Single: 140 € / night
  • Double/twin: 155 € / night

All room types may accommodate at minimum 2 persons.

The contract prices for pre-booked rooms are available until 3 May 2020, please use the code PRO030620. Reservations can be made by phone, tel. +358 17 195111 or by email You are expected to pay for your room in cash or by credit/debit card.

Cancellations are free of charge until 6 pm on the arrival day. In case you arrive to the hotel later than 6 pm, you must give your credit card number and validity period to the hotel as a guarantee for the late arrival.

Lapland Hotels Kuopio

Lapland Hotels Kuopio (Puijonkatu 32) offers a quota of 30 rooms via online bookingfor the following rates:

  • Northern comfort single 117e / night
  • Northern comfort twin 132e / night

Room rates include buffet breakfast, evening sauna and gym. Check in from 3PM and chekcout at noon (12AM) the latest.

Parking outside 10e / night (limited amount of parking lot) and in the garage 15e/night. Pre-booking available to garage only.

Bookings: with booking code ALLTOHTORI. Booking with events special rates is available until 4th of May 2020, after which the pre-booked rooms will be released for hotel free sale with normal daily rates. Payment with cash or credit card at the hotel.

Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi

Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi (Minna Canthin katu 16) offers a quota of 40 rooms:

  • Single, Standard, 150€/night
  • Twin, Standard, 170€/night

Better equipped Superior rooms (e.g. with own sauna) starting from +20€/night/room.

Price includes accommodation, buffet breakfast and the opportunity to use the gym as well as sauna during the hotel's customer sauna hours.

Reservations can be made directly from hotel by phone +358 10 762 9500 or by email. Remember to mention booking code BTOHTORIPROM0620.
Booking is possible also on the website, enter the booking code to field "Reservation codes"  (choose right city and dates).
Rooms which are not booked by 21.05.2020 will be released to hotel’s own sale.