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Ava Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Karstulantie 6, Helsinki 00550, Finland
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Ranked #39 of 66 hotels in Helsinki
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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san antonio, tx
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78 reviews 78 reviews
77 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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22 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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Crayford, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

When I had a 15 hour stopover in Helsinki I chose Hotel Ava. Like others have said, it is not in the city centre, however, the tram stop is a 3 minute walk and they come every 10-15 minutes and take you to where ever you want to go in Helsinki. The room are very basic but clean. The beds... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

we stayed there for one night in July 2013. The room was basic but comfortable and clean. The location isn't the best and the corridors look tacky. The staff was not the most polite that i have found. Though the hotel is good if you don't want to spend too much.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

The room was clean, basic and comfortable. The size including the bathroom was not great but cosy enough for a good night sleep. We didn't get too much exposure from the service but the check in and check out was without a hassle. The location is the only thing that gives the hotel an average rating. It is not centrally... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Good rooms, a Little small but with a good Kitchen. Prices are good for Helsinki. Clean rooms. Location is a Little outside the city but there is a tram close by. Sauna just like everywhere else in the City. Not the best neighbourhood. But good Parking

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Malmo, Sweden
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54 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Let's put this straight: This hotel (which is co-located with a training institute and originally likely was meant for the training participants) is not pretending to be anything else than an OK overnight stay for 25-30% less than the ordinary business hotel in the outskirts of Helsinki. If your plan is to find something like this, you will not be... More

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26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

We slept 3 nights in this building with my wife. The location is not interesting for tourists - you can catch the tram if you walk 300 m but the city centre is far away, about 30 min by tram. We only went there as part of a big group, and this hotel has many rooms.

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Also Known As:
Ava Hotel Helsinki
Address: Karstulantie 6, Helsinki 00550, Finland
Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Helsinki
Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ava Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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