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Hellsten Helsinki Senate

3.5 of 5 Kauppiaankatu 5, Helsinki 00160, Finland (Formerly StayAt Helsinki Senate)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tshwane, South Africa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
23 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We've stayed at Hellsten earlier and recalled it was a pretty decent, affordable place for a family of 4. Maybe there are more recently remodeled rooms but what we got was shabby (stained walls and worn, outdated furniture) and essentially the bare minimum. It was hot in Helsinki when we arrived and the apartment was so stuffy, actually pretty close... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I found the location really convinient and it was good to have more space than you would in a standard hotel room. It was nice to have a fridge and the option to cook for ourselves too. It's not luxurious, no, but for the price, it's definitely worth it. I would recommend staying there for the location, room size and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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144 reviews 144 reviews
37 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Helsinki is very expensive, so the Hellsten represents good value. What I liked was the convenience to public transport and as I had come specifically to see something on Suomenlinna Island, was pleased to find the ferry down the road. When I arrived quite late on a Sunday evening, as the reception is not manned, there was another person who... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I stayed here b/c I needed a room ASAP and got a great price on Orbitz (+ a coupon from Retail Me Not). I would only stay here again for the right price. The apt I got was clean-ish, but tired. There were 2 burned out light bulbs and pretty much everything could have used a good deep cleaning. The... More

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Austria
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Before booking here, I read quite a few very positive reviews in German, but since our own experience I've read more and realise that there are also many negative ones. So, it seems a matter of luck whether you get a clean and functioning apartment or not. Most of the complaints are about lacking cleanliness, and this was one of... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights and would not stay again. Apartment was clean and had enough room but was very plain and uninspiring. No toaster and no oven, and 2 grill plates that did not heat up enough for a toasted sandwich. Lift that stopped on a landing between floors so suitcases had to still be carried up or down... More

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

As an independent solo traveller, I like being on my own and don't require much in the way of amenities. However, it's unlikely that I'll stay at the Hellsten Senate again. It's a real shame, because the apartment was very spacious given the price, and the location is convenient; the minuses were a bit too much for me, though. Minuses:... More

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Marseille, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I slept there for only one night for professional reasons. It was quiet, all was clean and the beds were comfortable. It was very practical to have two bathrooms in this apartment where we were four. A lot of space for us all, and very well situated (not far from the Tuomiokirkko Cathedral). The only bad point was the reception... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed here for four nights over the new year period. We had emailed the hotel prior to our arrival to clarify the arrival process and they were extremely helpful and responsive. There was absolutely no problem with gaining access to the apartment, despite not arriving until almost midnight, the main door code worked fine, there was someone to answer... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We stayed in this place early December. It was our first time in Finland and we absolutely had no idea what to expect. We didn't have very high expectations from the reviews here but this place is EXCELLENT and we really don't know what people have had an problem with. The apartments are HUGE. We had a very spacious lounge,... More

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Address: Kauppiaankatu 5, Helsinki 00160, Finland (Formerly StayAt Helsinki Senate)
Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Helsinki > Vironniemi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hellsten Helsinki Senate 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Hellsten Helsinki Senate Hotel Helsinki
Accome Senate Helsinki
Accome Senate Hotel Helsinki

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