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Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti

Etelainen Rautatiekatu 4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Presidentti first opened its doors in the early 1980s, about the time of the Moscow Olympics. It's a big hotel many rooms. I believe it "the hotel" in its heydays. The location of this hotel cannt be better. Right next to Kamppi, the main bus terminal in Helsinki. And 5min walk away from the train station. The hotel is quite... More 

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Presidentti, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti, responded to this review

Dear LeeshAsia Traveller, Thank you for your stay with us and this posting. We do have a fabulous location, which I am happy to hear helped you enjoy your visit to Helsinki. Your comments about the food selections have been taken note of and will be forwarded to the appropriate department for further review. Thank you again for choosing our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
11 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Of course, when booking a cheaper venue via TripAdvisor's network one is not expecting a massive amount of luxury but poor old Presidentti in Helsinki gets a lot of TLC from its staff but obviously not much from the management investment programme. The rooms are clean but staff has not been instructed to identify faults. Our door security bolt was... More 

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Lohja
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We have stayed a couple times at the Presidentti hotel this spring. The rooms are clean but dated, especially the bathrooms are in dire need of renovation. Everything works, but seems very old. Beds are good but not great, the same can be said about breakfast. Rooms have free wifi (ask for password from reception), which works nicely. There are... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Stayed for 1 night, and 1 night was enough. Rooms are very dated and I did not enjoy the stay - although it seemed clean just the age of the objects and bathroom put me off. Reception area was fine, breakfast was less than average.

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The hotel was a great service for my family & I for the first visit to Helsinki Finland starting with the friendly staff and the quality room. The Hotels location helped us a lot with walking to places as it is just outside the city centre which is close to both shopping malls (Kampi & Forum) and also nice restaurants... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This place is at the center of Helsinki, walking distance to the best stuff in Helsinki. As a hotel it’s ordinary. Very large hotel so no familiarly hotel. And always busy at the reception so it is a popular hotel. The breakfast is very average, no extra. A bonus for the bar Adjutantti, it is a calm place that you... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed here over a weekend as part of the Three Capitals Tour with Authentic Scandinavia. We found the hotel to be very central and apart from the initial trip in to the city from the airport we didn't need any public transport as everything was within walking distance. Breakfast was excellent and included something for everyone and they even... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very average hotel in good location. If you need to sleep this is the place, dont wait anything above average if you choose to eat here. You'll probably cook better back home. Also breakfast is very basic. Typical SOKOS hotel, chain ruins always a lot.

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Rauma, Finland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Spend one monday-night in this hotel. Single-room, small bathroom, shower, big (good) bed with lots of pillows. Hotel is not in it's "peak" anymore... room was clean, but everywhere you can see that hotel is quite old. Bathroom was clean, but... well, old :) Staff is friendly, breakfast ok. Certainly not excellent but ok. But location is great. I would... More 

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Presidentti, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti, responded to this review

Dear ChrisSnowFI, Thank you for your review! I'm happy that you enjoyed the location and our front desk staff was friendly and helpful during your time with us. I would like to share with you that we are in the preliminary stages of renovation plan which we hope to get started as soon as possible. With kind regards, Juha Sundqvist,... More 

Delhi
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I stayed in this Hotel in January 2015. Standard Twin Room. Hotel has nice rooms.. we had spectacular view from the rooms of Icy landscapes and trees. Thee rooms were comfortable and bathrooms was also nice and spacious with all necessary amenities.

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Susanna H, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti, responded to this review

Dear ManishaGoel. Nice to hear that your trip was succeeded and you like our hotel. We hope to see you again here soon. Best regards, Susanna Hanhivaara-Paavola Service manager More 

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