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Best Western Premier Hotel Katajanokka

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Ranked #5 of 64 Hotels in Helsinki
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ellensduke Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel, stayed for just one night but thoroughly enjoyed our "prison stay" experience! Great breakfast with lots of choice. Hotel is conveniently located next to tram stop. Staff were very helpful.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a really interesting hotel. It's an old prison converted in 2007 to a hotel and I must say the conversion is superb. All the original stairwells and railings are still in place and the doors look like prison doors. I was here for a conference and the hotel kindly arranged for a guide who took us around some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had to stay overnight before driving up north for a meeting. I'd chosen the hotel based on other reviews and for the quirkyness - being a converted prison. The hotel was generally very nice, the staff very friendly and helpful and the room was well appointed, spacious clean and comfortable. The only downside was that there was no wifi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Converted Jail, with real character, excellent staff and service and convenient for Helsinki centre. Tram stop outside. Would definitely stay here again. Restaurant Atmospheric and good food. All staff extremely helpful

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff,good breakfast,spacious room with sauna. Quiet location. Tram stop right outside. Easy stroll to harbour.Evening meals good value considering in a posh hotels in an expensive city and the veggie choice was imaginative too.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a renovated Jail! and it is done very nicely. The rooms are comfortable with clean bathrooms and good sanitary fittings. The Location of the hotel is very close to the city center (6-10 minutes walk). The tram station is very close to the hotel. The breakfast served is delicious and has a very wide spread.... I liked... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel based on TripAdvisor reviews and we thought it would be cool to stay in a repurposed jail. Great stay. Beds were super comfortable and the shower gel smelled wonderful! We ate at the Jailbird and it was very good! All the staff we met were friendly and helpful. Free WiFi and nice mini bar in... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good hotel with very polite personnel. The food in the restaurant was very good and not that cheap. The reception was for me an added value because of the free membership of Best western Hotels. One thing that has to improve in these times: WiFi availability is very, very bad in the hotelroom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location near to centre.Tram station is front of the hotel.Very comfortable.Clean. Very kind employees.Good hospitalty.Concept beautiful.We liked so much.What can i say more i really don't know. We can stay again.Thank you Katajanokka. It was really good experience, we had good memories from Helsinki.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old prison tranformed into a very recommendable hotel. A funny place, were they have kept a lot of memories from the old prison-days. But the comfort is up to date. Big rooms and bathrooms. Fine reception, were you can buy prison-stuff, like mugs, hats and t-shirts. Fine lounge and breakfast-room. The latter serving extremely good food. The... More 

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