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“Excellent location” 4 of 5 stars
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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kaisaniemenkatu 3, Helsinki 00100, Finland (Vironniemi)   |  
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Ranked #43 of 64 Hotels in Helsinki
Kuwait
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
44 hotel reviews
Reviews in 62 cities Reviews in 62 cities
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
“Excellent location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were very pleased with this hotel its very centrally located. We asked for a quiet room and got one very spacious quiet room. The receptionist was very nice and even provided us with fans as the room had no windows . The room had a large double bed and plenty of space. The shower room was beautifully fitted out. All very clean and coffee and tea making facilities out on the comfortable landing, Altogether an enjoyable experience. Breakfast was plentiful and good as well

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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St. Petersburg, Russia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights. It was our third time in this hotel. Location is great. Busy street but for us it wasn't a problem. Nice room, very clean, comfortable beds. No AC but there is info on site about it. Good breakfast. There is a cafe on the first flow (ground flow in other countries) . Very good and useful staff. Thank you, BW Carlton!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The hotel is in the convenient place and have friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast were good and rooms were clean. It is in the walking distance to central train station and main trams pass by in front of the hotel.

Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
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nescio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Frankly, this hotel (room) is the absolute pits. First time I've stayed in a hotel that has no window, therefore no daylight, is VERY hot and has no airco. Sorry, for 125 EUR a night this is unacceptable.

Room Tip: Avoid room 201 like the plague... Not sure about some of the other rooms though I do know some face...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Lisbon, Portugal
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97 reviews 97 reviews
39 hotel reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This hotel is located in the city center in a great spot in the city.
However taking into account the price per night and the service provided this is not the best choice in town...
Breakfast is small and some products are from the previous day ... if you combine that to the fact that the breakfast is until 930 it does provide a good experience.
The rooms are tiny and clean, good internet connection and the bed is ok ... but not something were you would like to spend more then a couple of days

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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North Walsham, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

stayed 5 nights beginning of may,excellent breakfast,and friendly staff,both in roberts coffee and iguana rest,within easy commute from airport and station.room very clean and just right size for two of us,surprisingly quiet at the front.would stay again and recommend to others.felt at home here,and in a way was sorry to leave.

MR S R Green
England

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Grosseto, Italy
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

It is placed next to the railway station, so it's easy to reach from the airport too. The rooms are not so large but very pretty, especially the bathroom. Nice the ground floor where the reception, the bar (with some spanish feature) and the restaurant (good breakfast) are all together in a unique space. It give it a young-looking aspect. There is silent during the night, even if you have the room in front of the road. Only problem: there is no elevator but the stairways are short. Good service. Ideal for a starting point to visit Helsinki.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Kaisaniemenkatu 3, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Helsinki > Vironniemi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #43 of 64 Hotels in Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Carlton 3*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The BEST WESTERN Hotel Carlton has an excellent location in the very heart of Helsinki. Superb shopping and sightseeing possibilities, museums, wonderful restaurants, urban nightlife and a casino are all within a short walking distance. On-site you will find our lively coffee shop and our cozy restaurant, Iguana. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, BEST WESTERN Hotel Carlton is the perfect choice for you to spend your nights in comfort and security! Our friendly staff is always happy to help you with any request you may have. ... more   less 
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