Outstanding events at a waterfront venue

A leading event hotel in northern Scandinavia, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu offers an unbeatable waterfront location in the city center. 

Our 15 event spaces, including a summer terrace, showcase the city's beauty and multi-functional meeting rooms with state-of-the-art technology. As the most versatile event hotel in Northern Finland, we can host events for up to 1,500 guests, and 1,000 in the same space. Our new innovative and modular event spaces on the ground floor work especially well for larger workshops and other more informal events. 

We can help simplify your event planning with meeting packages and incentive ideas to make your business or personal event in Oulu truly memorable. With our Yes I Can! attitude, we work hard to make your big day just the way you want it – whether it be a business meeting, gala evening, or an intimate family dinner. Simply speak to our events team if you have something in mind – we’re here for you.

Key features

  • 15 meeting rooms

  • 1000 person max. capacity

  • Ballroom pre-function area

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • High-quality audiovisual equipment

  • Multilingual staff

  • Natural daylight

  • Wedding and event coordinator

Meetings & Events facilities

Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu is a distinguished event house in northern Scandinavia that strives to make anything possible. We offer a sophisticated setting where you can arrange successful meetings and unforgettable events. We are renowned for hosting quality events from small private get togethers to large conferences. Our hotel offers 15 events spaces, altogether more than 700 square meters, with state-of-the-art, high-tech equipment and free high-speed wireless internet access. 

Enjoy the lively atmosphere of this northern city or the unique peace of the surrounding nature—at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu you can experience it all.

Hahti

Hahti is one of the hotel's creative meeting and event facilities, where ideas can be unleashed by swinging in a traditional Finnish rocking chair. The Hahti can accommodate 40 people.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Meeting room Hahti

Piki

Piki is one of the hotel's three creative meeting and event spaces. This one-of-a-kind event room in Oulu can host up to 40 people. This meeting room is perfect for brainstorming and group work with its unique decor and group and standing tables.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Piki meeting room

Ainola Hall

Ainola Hall is a large and bright function hall and its facilities are versatile and can be easily adapted to the wishes of the guests. All six individual meeting rooms have a view of either the market square or the park. The combined theater Ainola hall can accommodate 330 people for a meeting or 230 people for dinner in theatre form, depending on the serving.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Meeting room Ainolasali

Venue Mestari

The meeting room Mestari is an atmospheric and calm space at the back of the restaurant. The venue can be booked for meetings, dinners, and other events. It has the latest high-tech equipment and free high-speed wireless internet access. This meeting room seats up to 40 people for dinner
Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Meeting room Mestari

Raatti

Raatti is one of the hotel's three creative meeting and event spaces. This one-of-a-kind event room in Oulu can host up to 80 people. Natural light, a professional sound system, and exceptional service will ensure your event is a success.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Raatisali meeting room

Siltasali, the Bridge Room

The Bridge Room is situated next to Toivo restaurant and has a view of Linnasaari and the Oulu River delta. The city's most distinguished guests have dined in this room. The Siltasali seats 90 people when arranged in theater format.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Meeting Room Banquet

Nuotta & Luoto


These bright meeting rooms can be combined with a theater style for 90 people. When used separately Nuotta is suitable for 60 people and Luoto for 30 people. The rooms function well for smaller meetings and as a group-work facility.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Meeting room Nuotta-Luoto

Kiikeli

With a maximum capacity of 60 people, Kiikeli showcases natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows and is ideal for a dinner party or meetings.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Meeting room Kiikeli

Mokka

The Mokka cabinet breathes the history of the house. The cabinet is a suitable meeting and dining area for 12 people, and it offers a beautiful view of the Oulu River delta.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Meeting room Mokka

Helmi


The Helmi Boardroom is equipped with a diplomat table, an all-in-one video conferencing system, and comfortable chairs for 16 people. One wall of the room has windows reaching from the floor to the ceiling with beautiful Oulu river views. The room functions well for small meetings and dinner.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Boardroom Helmi

Toivo restaurant

Toivo Restaurant, with its stunning Oulu sea view and abundant natural light, is designed for a wide variety of occasions. The venue's flexibility allows event planning from idyllic dinners for 20 people to gigs fitting nearly 1,000 people. Depending on the style of the service, a gala dinner in Toivo can seat up to 510 people. Toivo Restaurant can be divided into 3 sections, and each section can seat 100 – 200 people. Meriterassi or Sea Terrace, is the top terrace in Oulu, and connects Toivo to the outdoors, and seats nearly 200 people.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu - Restaurant Toivo

Incentive ideas

A location near the Oulu River, on the Gulf of Bothnia and in the middle of the Oulu city center makes this hotel's accommodation a perfect choice for a getaway. Enjoy beautiful park surroundings and easy access to the railway and bus stations, just over 1 kilometer away. 

Oulu, the capital of Northern Scandinavia, has breathtaking nature, world-leading technological expertise, and cutting-edge university research. It has a big-city character with small-town coziness. The city is also an artistic destination with theaters, symphony orchestras, and galleries. Considered the gateway to Lapland, Oulu provides a charming stop on the way to or from the North.

Liminganlahti

For an adventurous day out in the area, visit Liminganlahti, a wetlands reserve located to the south of Oulu. With a number of outdoors activities, Liminganlahti helps visitors get out of the city and discover Finland's rustic splendor. Guests can explore the expansive wetlands on Finland's coast by themselves or book a guided tour through the area. The visitor center features a full, interactive exhibit on birds in Liminganlahti, plus a bookable guide service inside.

Photography buffs may also want to seek out the services of Finnature, run by nature photographer Jari Peltomaki. Featured on the BBC, among other places, Peltomaki regularly runs bird photography workshops at Liminganlahti.

Oulu City Theatre

Situated on the tiny island of Vanmanninsaari, the Oulu City Theatre has been home to the finest plays and musicals staged in the city since the theater's opening in 1931. For over 80 years, the theater has invited local and international talent alike for both large productions and intimate narratives. The new facilities of the Oulu City Theatre opened in 1972 as a landmark of modern Finnish design and as a haven for the arts in the region. The facility is at the heart of the city center on an island in the Oulu River estuary. The island connects directly to the central marketplace and the nearby community of Pikisaari.

Oulu Market Square

The Oulu Market Square is a popular meeting spot for citizens. It is a great place to shop for fresh vegetables, berries, and food dishes, as well as clothes or jewelry. After shopping, enjoy a cup of coffee at several cafeterias nearby.

The old granaries at the market square have small shops, restaurants, and cafés for guests to choose from. Find "The Bobby" Market Square policeman statue overlooking the square, or visit the Oulu Market Hall, which has been there for over 100 years.

Meeting technology

Designed and built to provide maximum flexibility, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu integrates high-tech spatial solutions. Walls, ceilings, and even our stage can be moved, sectioned off or raised. Apart from the modularized floor space, state-of-the-art solutions in terms of lighting, communications, and AV are built into the facility. 

Key features 

- High quality meeting equipment, including data projectors
- Business service center in lobby
- Free high-speed wireless internet for guests and meeting delegates
- Speaker's podium available upon request

Weddings

Have an unforgettable wedding reception in a relaxed venue surrounded by beautiful nature. Our professional staff will help you to create a day your guests will always remember.

Samples for wedding reception with 100 guests:

- Flowers - EUR 20 per arrangement per table
- Cloakroom - EUR 2,80 per person
- Welcome drinks - EUR 6 per person
- 2 servings of wine with dinner - EUR 12 per person
- Coffee or tea - EUR 3,20 per person
- "Avec" drink - EUR 9 per person
- Buffet starting from EUR 38 per person
- Total cost - EUR 71 per person and flowers

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