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Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Kluuvikatu 8, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Stayed as part of a conference. Basic rooms with not a lot of character. They did have all modern facilities and the wifi was good. good service and location near to most points of interest in Helsinki. Great breakfast with lots of choice.

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Heidi_Ruti, hotellipäällikkö at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear jomcvitie, Thank you for reviewing our hotel! I was happy to hear that you liked our breakfast, as it is a big part of the hotel experience! Welcome back on your next trip to Helsinki! Kind regards, Heidi Ruti Hotel Manager Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was booked into this hotel as part of a tour group. It turned out to be a brilliant choice. The hotel is close to many of the prime attractions in Helsinki, plus within an easy walk of the central stattion and various tram lines. The room was comfortable; breakfast offered a huge variety of choices; the restaurant/bar served excellent... More

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Heidi_Ruti, hotellipäällikkö at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear Marilyn C, I'm happy to hear that your stay with us was excellent! And thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel, we appriciate your kind words! Best regards, Heidi Ruti Hotel Manager Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

nice location, easy to get to everything. They had a nice breakfast available. the rooms air conditioning did not seem to be working too well. Overall though a good value for the money. It was very quiet & we slept well.

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Heidi_Ruti, Johtaja at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear sheralynbennett, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It might come as a suprise to some, that a hotel in the heart of the city might be this quet. But our hotel is located so that the traffic noise won't bother our guests. Please accept... More

Tampere
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We upgraded to a superior room when arrived. In this hotel it means a little bit more room space, bathrobe, slippers and coffee/tea making equipment. Too bad that the extra space was not utilized in any way as the room only had one recliner even though there would have been space for at least three or four. So we felt... More

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Heidi_Ruti, Johtaja at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear MVehvi, Thank you for reviewing our hotel! I'm very sorry, that the temperatures were too warm during your stay. Finland had unusually hot weather this summer; it was the hottest summer in 50 years. I'm afraid some of our rooms were a little too warm; AC couldn't keep up with the heat coming through windows. I'm happy to hear... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were booked in for 5 days but made it the full week as we had so many outings and activities. The hotel is well situated in Kluuvi district right next to a Metro station and close to the Esplanadi as well. Staff were helpful and efficient. Our room was comfortable. Breakfast was plentiful and a good selection of food.... More

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Heidi_Ruti, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear Mark W, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It was a delight to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. At summertime the breakfast is often busiest at the last hour. But like you said, queing can be avoided by arriving a bit earlier. I hope to see you again in the near future.... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff, great area, quite enjoyable overall. My only complaints were that it was hot (not necessarily the hotels fault since they were quick to open the windows when requested) and the breakfast was crowded and not well laid out for the flow of people. Oh, also the gym is an extra fee so if you're interested in that then... More

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Heidi_Ruti, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear Monique D, Thank you for your review of our hotel! I was happy to hear that overall your stay was enjoyable. The last few weeks have been very hot in Finland, but good to hear that opening the window helped a little. It is true, that the last hour of the breakfast is often the busiest, especially at summer... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Gracious Finns....we've fallen in love with this city and stayed in this lovely hotel located in the heart of it. The staff couldn't be nicer and the rooms are clean, spacious. The beds are comfortable. We had no problem obtaining an iron to press a few things. Dinner was very nice as well. We did look across the street at... More

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Heidi_Ruti, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear Idame, Thank you for your very kind words! I welcome you back to Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki next time you visit Helsinki! Kind regards, Heidi Ruti Hotel Manager More

Vilnius
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great location: 3 min. walking to the train station and airport buses; 5-10 min. - to the sightseeing places. Staff at the reception was very hospitable and helpful. The receptionist kindly organized early breakfast for us because we had to leave before the opening hours.

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Heidi_Ruti, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear Vilte L, Thank you for reviewing our hotel! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our staff very helpful. I'd like to think that our staff can tell you the best kept secrets of Helsinki! We like to take good care of those who have to check out early. But early... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stayed here for two nights, really enjoyed it. It's in a brilliant area of the city, literally two minutes walk from the national gallery, train station and cathedral. The bedrooms decorated plainly but nice, the room had a bath and free wifi. No coffee making facilities in the room.

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Heidi_Ruti, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear Andrew S, Thank you for your review, great to hear that you find our location to be excellent. All the superior rooms and suites have coffee and tea making facilities even though standard rooms don't have those. Welcome back to Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki next time you visit Helsinki! Kind regards, Heidi Ruti Hotel Manager More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Just what you would expect from a well established hotel. However, we needed extra help because my wife suffered a back injury and the reception staff were extremely good at locating just what we needed. An excellent breakfast buffet and the restaurant was value for money. Very central.

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Heidi_Ruti, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear Jim T, Thank you for your kind review of our hotel! Friendly service is very important to us, so I was very happy to hear that our staff made your stay excellent! I hope to see you again in the near future! Kind regards, Heidi Ruti Hotel Manager More

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Address: Kluuvikatu 8, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki 3.5*
Number of rooms: 203
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