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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

3.5 of 5 Asema-Aukio 2, Helsinki 60100, Finland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tampere, Finland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located in the heart of Helsinki, just next to the railway station. Lots of shopping options nearby, entry to Sokos and Marks&Spencer straight from the hotel.. Clean, quiet and modern room, awesome breakfast in the restaurant on the 10th floor (great views).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights at this hotel in early December. The room does not have its own sauna but that's ok for people like me who aren't used to using saunas. It was clean and the bathroom floor is heated - which is great because we were there in winter! The room was clean and it was of acceptable size. I... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed two nights at this hotel. With its 1950 décor it somehow felt like a trip back in time. My room had nice views of the city - however the room itself was somewhat austere - not much coziness here...but clean and ok. Breakfast was average but great location on the 10th floor with nice views. Also had dinner... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel only because I was attending to a private party held at hotel's 10 th floor restaurant. I wasn't expecting much thus I was positively surprised. Our room was a superior room at 7 th floor. It was quiet, roomy, clean and had comfy beds and nice city view. The service was good at check-in. We had... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I arrived in this hotel I was amazed of the beauty of the big lobby. 1950's functionalism. The staff in the reception was so polite and helpful. I stayed in a single room in 9th floor with the windows overlooking the buzzling city. I also had my own balcony. Lovely. The breakfast in 10th floor was great. I will... More 

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Enontekiö
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed overnight on a business trip. Room was a bit small and the bathroom even smaller. TV stopped working (signal was poor on every channel), which was ok for me, since I don't watch it anywhere. Breakfast was great as usual.

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Vaasa, Finland
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Vaakuna is a very good choice if you just have a day or two in Helsinki and want to see and do a lot. Visit museums, do some shopping, go to theatre, eat at restaurants, perhaps even spend a night at a night club. Best situation ever. Good breakfast and service. But not perhaps your choise if you come... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind review! We're delighted to hear that you rate our hotel third nicest in Helsinki, thank you for the nice compliment! It really is easy to go anywhere in the city because all the transportation services are found just on our door step. Even with your own car it is easy to arrive here... More 

Pori, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to stay if you want to be in the heart of the city. Good service, helpful staff. Ask always room from floor 9, room with a balcony, great views to the city. The noise is not a problem even though you are in the centrum. Food is averege, rooms are spacious, even single ones. Hotel is built in... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your great review and for the compliments about our friendly staff, excellent views and our location in the heart of Helsinki! We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hoping to see you back again very soon! Best regards, Hilkka Järvelä Hotel manager Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Helsinki More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As many other reviewers has commented, the location is perfect, although the central location also easily can make noise a problem on many rooms. I recommend trying to get a room as high up as possible. My room was spacous, and the beds good. But the hotel was built in the 50's, and apart from some paint job here and... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your review! I'm happy that you enjoyed our location in the heart of Helsinki and your spacious room. I apologise for the service not having been quicker at the breakfast, there unfortunately are peak times when many guests are enjoying the breakfast at the same time. I am glad to hear that service at the... More 

Lahti
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This hotel suits best for the people who are looking for centered location in Helsinki centrum. Its literally 1min walk from railway station and 5min walk from bus terminal. The hotel itself is big and rooms are spacious but are basic Finnish hotel style. Nothing marvelous but you still get a good sleep. Breakfast is good and is served in... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind review! I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and valued our location as the best in Helsinki. Welcome back on your next visit to Helsinki. Have a good weekend! Best regards, Hilkka Järvelä Hotel manager Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Helsinki More 

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Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Address: Asema-Aukio 2, Helsinki 60100, Finland
Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Helsinki > Vironniemi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna 3.5*
Number of rooms: 270
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