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Lahti - The Host City
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Media accreditation for Lahti 2017 is closed. The results of accreditation applications will be sent by e-mail by mid-January 2017.


In Lahti region we can offer comfortable and good quality accommodation for media and broadcasters. All the hotels are located less than 40 minutes drive from the venue. All the hotel room prices include breakfast and free Wi-Fi. In Lahti city center there are good parking facilities around the Medal Plaza.

Make your accommodation request here.

For questions regarding accommodation and booking, please contact:


Hotel Grand, Lahti
Hotel Grand Lahti is located in Lahti city center on a quiet side street, only 10 minutes walk from the venues. Free parking in inner court for hotel guests.
Prices starting from: SGL 120 €, DBL 160 €

Pajulahti Sports Center, Lahti
Pajulahti Sports Center is located in Lahti, apprx. 15 minutes drive from the venues. Pajulahti Sports Center offers both hotel and dormitory accommodation.
Prices starting from: SGL 150 €, DBL 170 €

Holiday center Lepola
Holiday center Lepola, an apartment hotel, apprx. 10 minutes drive to the venues. Apartments are for 2-4 persons all the apartmens have a small kitchen.
Prices starting from: 60€/person/night

Hotel Valo, Heinola
Hotel Valo is located in Heinola. Apprx. 40 minutes drive from the venues. Comfortable spacious hotel rooms.
Prices starting from: SGL 99 €, DBL 110 €

Private accommodation
There are many private apartments around in Lahti city and in Lahti region. Distance from the venue can be 10 to 30 minutes drive. They are different sizes and differently equipped. Make an enquiry and we’ll find suitable apartment for you. The price includes towels and bed linens. Breakfast not included.
Prices starting from: 50€/person/night  


Anu Haapalainen
Media Services Manager
Anu.haapalainen (at)
+358 40 565 3946

Anu Anttila
Broadcast Services
Anu.anttila (at)
+358 50 390 3019

Aapo Laiho
Photo Services Coordinator
aapo.laiho (at)
+358 45 165 7771

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This photo collection is for Lahti2017 sponsors, partners and media.
The pictures can be used for communication, NOT for commercial purposes. The name of the photographer must be mentioned, names are mentioned with every picture in the image bank.