Kauppahotelli Grand – Official Event Package


Walking distance to the event site, Athletes and spectators can also enjoy a broad range of activities during event week including the scenic Vesijarvi lake, the harbour area, and even a taper run along the trails of Salpausselka!

Rooms are equipped with private bathrooms, TV, kettles and Wi-Fi is available throughout the establishment. With bike storage permitted in the room and private parking included in the room rate, but subject to availability, the Kauppahotelli aims to give athletes the most stress-free experience.

Breakfast is served as a tasty, plentiful buffet style and offers something for everyone, including athlete friendly choice to aid pre-race preparations. With cafes, restaurants, and bars all around you won’t be short of choice when taking pre-race food precautions or splashing out on post-race celebrations!

Hotel Benefits:

  • – Less than 2km from the event site
  • – City Centre location
  • – Bike storage permitted in bedroom
  • – Close to the beautiful Vesijarvi Lake and trails of Salpausselka



Your booking for this hotel includes the following exclusive NIRVANA x IRONMAN extras that will support all your event needs:

  • – Stay a minimum of 4-nights at the Scandic Hotel in Kouvala on a bed and breakfast basis
  • – All local city taxes are included within the package cost
  • IRONMAN race entry cover insurance, protecting you against injury in case you need to withdraw (Opt in required on following pages)
  • – Return Airport Transfers (including bike transportation if required), from Helsinki Airport, 130km away
  • – Nirvana 3-Day Event Shuttle Service – Return transfers between your hotel and the event site in Lahti for you, and your bike where required, across 3 days
  • – Bike storage permitted in your bedroom
  • – Daily breakfast with athlete friendly options
  • – Early Race Day Breakfast
  • – Bike Mechanical Service: Pre-Race Tune-up to get your bike race ready
  • – Swim Course Orientation (including secure kit storage whilst swimming) with an IRONMAN U certificated coach providing tips and advice
  • – Bike Course Familiarization Tour by bus, with an IRONMAN U certificated coach providing an insight into the course with info, advice and tips
  • – Run course orientation, including nutrition pre/post run with IRONMAN U certificated coach, who will offer tips and advice
  • – Event Site Walk Through (Start, Transitions, Finish)
  • – Private Race Briefing
  • – News updates direct from the Race Organisation
  • – Direct access to the Nirvana Europe experienced Event Crew on the ground at the event
  • – Water temperature updates and forecasts
  • – That feeling of having the support of experienced operators around you
  • – Use of cycle track pumps in hotels prior to the race start
  • – Management of your travel & accommodation reservation pre, during and post event


  • free wifi
  • parking
  • bar
  • bike storage in room


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