The hotel gym in Scandic Julia has an Okay GymFactor. Situated near the Aura River, this hotel is 500 metres from Turku Cathedral. Flat-screen TVs and iPod docks are in all rooms. Wi-Fi, sauna and gym access is free. Refurbished in 2011, Scandic Julia’s air-conditioned rooms have wooden floors, satellite TV and blackout curtains. TVs offer MP3, DVD and digital camera connectivity. Julia's on-site restaurant Bistro Julienne serves classic dishes and seasonal specialities. The hotel bar offers lighter courses. A 24-hour shop sells drinks, snacks and toiletries. Free bikes and Nordic walking poles can be borrowed at reception. At Scandic Julia Hotel, children receive a welcome present on arrival. The playroom has games, toys and films. Turku Market Square and the city centre is just 300 metres from the hotel.