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Helka Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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    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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First impressions of the hotel were very positive due to friendly and courteous staff. They even helped identify the best tourist spots on the free maps available in the lobby. My room was a single - it was clean, well kept, and well furnished. TV worked great, they was also a stocked mini-fridge. The bed was very comfortable, and there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed there for 2 nights in May! Liked it a lot. The room was clean and it was enough space for myself! Very interesting design of ceiling! Location is very good. Staff are very nice and attentive!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at the Helka in Helsinki. We stayed in a deluxe room on the second floor which had a balcony. The rooms are standard size and quiet. The bathroom is quite small. Services were efficient and the location fairly central.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stayed at Helka Hotel for a couple of nights in July. The staff was very friendly and attentive. As we had an early flight on our checkout day, we got breakfast bags. The room was rather small but nicely furbished and clean, loved the ceiling picture. We never used public transportation, as everything is in walking distance.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stayed here for four nights at the start of July. As the other reviews say, it is easy to walk from the hotel to the train station and centre of town. There is a guide book in the wardrobe which is very informative, well worth a look. Cool, modern furnishings in the room and it was cosy and quiet.... More

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Bangor, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed at the Helka on the recommendation of some Finnish family and found it a great place to stay. The location made for an easy walk to the train station, outdoor markets, downtown shopping and the waterfront. The room was clean, comfortable and pleasant. The traditional Finnish breakfast with its many options was provided daily. The staff at the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This hotel is in a convenient location for central Helsinki, it was easy to walk from here to the centre of town and it is not far from Kiasma (the modern art museum). My room was a bit on the small side, but fine for one person travelling alone. Breakfast was alright - nothing too exciting, but nothing terrrible either.... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We got a free upgrade to a premium room. Room was fairly small but clean. Location is great and you can walk everywhere! Breakfast buffet was fantastic. Definitely a good place to stay for a city trip.

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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stopped 3 nights. Single room a bit small but adequate and shower/toilet a bit cramped but did the job. Well placed with main streets and musuems within 5-15 min walk . Did not need to use public transport. Good breakfast with decent choice and restauant fine for evening meal. A big plus was coffee/tea making facilities in the room which... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

stayed here for 4 nights. the staffs were friendly, nice and patiently explained to us on where to visit in Helsinki. but the breakfast varieties were the same most of the time. if the breakfast have more varieties, i don't mind staying longer in this hotel. but we were lucky to get ourselves an upgrade for the room and unfortunately... More

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Address: Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Helka Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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