One of the best known and most photographed residents of the hotel is, of course, our hotel mascot Jaakko, the African Grey Parrot, who - despite the name – is a girl!

During its 45 years on Earth, Jaakko has collected quite a selection of friends from all over the world, from sea captains to conductors and opera singers. Jaakko wouldn’t mind meeting you, either; this intelligent, winged creature loves people and knows how to appreciate both old and new acquaintances. With a little luck, you can exchange a word or two with Jaakko or hear her whistle the first bars of Beethoven’s 5th symphony!

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