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Hotel Helka

#11 of 62 Hotels in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
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Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Helsinki is an expensive destination. Even hostels are not cheap. Hotel Helka is the best option if you want to have a great hotel with all the convenience. Very nice rooms, good breakfast included and the people at the reception are willing to help you. You can also make use of the sauna or use their bikes.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No, it cannot be done. A miniature sized room is a small standard room. With an even smaller bathroom. The check-in procedure at my late arrival (midnight) was unneccesarily prolonged by the explanation that I had booked a premium room snd that I, thus, was entitled to a free bottle of water from the "minibar". The room turned out to... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent location within easy walking distance of most of the city and the railway station. This hotel is apparently run by the Finnish YWCA which means that at least some of what you pay goes to worthwhile causes which can only be a good thing. The exterior looks pretty lacklustre but inside it is attractively decorated. The room was comfortable... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean, basic and great Helsinki location. Central but quiet. Close to train station and seaport activities and easy walk to Esplanade restaurants & shops. The staff people are tremendous, very friendly and accommodating. Breakfast was ample if not gourmet. Good value!

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three days. The rooms are clean and comfortable, but sparse. Bathroom is small but functional. We were near the elevator bit it was still quiet. Convenient location near the train station. Staff very helpful. Good value.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the room that stayed in was in 407 during the days of 5th July- 21 july 2015 i found the room very big comfortable due to the fact that the bed that the hotel provided was very big that you could have 2/3 people within the bed also the breakfast that they provide was very good sure it wasn't gourmet... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well located in the city (Kamppi), nice and comfortable rooms and tasty breakfast. All of this at a price a little bit below Helsinki's average. The guy at the front desk is very welcoming and can speak excellent Italian, which is quite rare in Finland. A taxi shuttle service to the airport is available on request, about 30 Eur. I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent three nights here with my daughter. We had rooms on the fifth floor on the inward-facing side so we had no trouble with street noise. Reception was efficient and friendly. The bar was convivial. The breakfast selection was excellent. The standard of decor and design was high. My criticisms are small ones, and I would stay again. My... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms a very small, and the bathroom is tiny, it is rather difficult to turn around when you dry to to dry yourself after taken a shower. Breakfast is ok, a rather good variety of items in the buffet. Location is good, it is easy to get to all interesting places from here walking or by tram, bus or... More 

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