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Ava Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Karstulantie 6, Helsinki 00550, Finland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Basic but great hotel. Has everything you'd need. It was very clean, the staff were very helpful and friendly. Close to bus stops, taxi ranks and tram stops which go directly into Helsinki. I'd definitely recommend staying here to explore the beautiful city.

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Mixco, Guatemala, Guatemala
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was actually very nice for its price, and the staff was kind enough to even let me receive a package there a couple of days before I arrived. The only thing I didn't really like about the hotel was that the rooms were very hot and the only thing there was a (very) small fan to keep me... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basically, at the Ava hotel you get yourself a small apartment — a bedroom with a kitchenette, a bathroom with shower, and a small lobby. In this respect it is very similar to the Academica Hostel, which many of the travellers to Helsinki are familiar with. However, Ava is located farther to the North — while it takes more time... More

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Kranj, Slovenia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel looks a bit strange when you stand infront of building, as it looks like one of blocks with apartments nearby and not really a hotel, but this feeling is over as soon as you step into loby. People are nice, and everything is arranged in second. Rooms are pretty decent and clean, especially when considering their price. Wifi is... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

was their on a business trip .. clean, friendly service (they close the lobby at 10 PM), decent gym, internet a little slow some times .. a simple 3 star hotel .. great worth to what we paid .. did not try their breakfast (not included) . 10 min by tram to the convention center ... 30 min from down... More

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Finland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Simple hotel not far from city centre. Few minutes to tram to catch Pasila railway station and Hartwall Arena. Few minutes to bus stop to go to airport. Beds were comfort. Breakfast okay, 8 euros. Friendly service.

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san antonio, tx
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79 reviews 79 reviews
78 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I stayed here with a group of about 60 friends attending a convention at an off site location. The room rate of 49 euros was not bad. The breakfast costs 8 euros and is okay but bacon or sausage would have been nice. The hotel is in a residential area away from town and was some distance from where our... More

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Turku, Finland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is a nice, clean, safe basic hotel a bit away from the city centre. Good tram connection to central Helsinki. Cooking facilities, gym, sauna. NB: Breakfast is not included in the price, you pay extra for that!

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Tashkent
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

By Helsinki standards, a cheap and basic hotel. I liked the cooking facilities of the hotel, which I used a few times when I didn't feel like eating restaurant food. The management of the hotel should really consider adding another elevator or installing one with higher speed - it was a hassle at times waiting for the elevator, which would... More

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colorado springs
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I stayed there with friends, and we had 2 rooms and a kitchenette. Really saved a lot of money for each that way. It is a 10 minute walk from the tram that goes downtown too. Was clean inside the rooms, the hallways need updating.

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Address: Karstulantie 6, Helsinki 00550, Finland
Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ava Hotel 3*
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
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We offer you comfortable accommodation in peaceful Vallila near the centre of Helsinki. We have comfortable saunas ja meeting rooms to different kind of happenings. We do offer to you free parking as well. ... more   less 
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