Scandic Hotel, Kouvala – Official Event Package



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


The Scandic Hotel in Kouvola is centrally based located 60km from the centre of Lahti, only a 35-minutes on a direct train or 45 minute drive.  This hotel is close to Kouvola Train Station and the centre of Kouvola, close to local bars and cafes. It offers free Wi-Fi.

This hotel offers both restaurant and bar. Guests can enjoy 2 saunas with a relaxation area. Free private parking is available.

The classically furnished rooms at Scandic Kouvola feature a desk and TV with cable and pay-per-view channels. Each room has free 1 GB internet connection and a private bathroom.

The in-house restaurant Bistro serves an à la carte menu with international cuisine. After dinner, guests can relax in the Kummeli Bar.

LOCATION TO THE EVENT SITE: 60km from the event site: Accessible via hire car or Nirvana Event Shuttle Service

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