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“Nice city hotel” 4 of 5 stars
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GLO Hotel Art
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lonnrotinkatu 29, Helsinki 00180, Finland (Formerly Hotel Linna)   |  
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Ranked #16 of 64 Hotels in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Frankfurt, Germany
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Nice city hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Nice hotel in the city center of Helsinki. It was right on the main shopping street. The hotel has nice design rooms, which are small but offer everything. Breakfast was expensive for what was served.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bahrain
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Used to stay in this hotel couple of times before it became part of GLO - hotels.
Gotta say, that the hotel is much nicer now.
Good location, also the service is very good. Rooms are very nice and peaceful.
The building itself is very beautiful and historic outside, but the hotel inside is very modern.
Recommended !

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 4 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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I stayed at the hotel with wife and some friends, in May. The Hotel is very good. Rooms were well equipped but felt they were small. Also the bathrooms were small, but well designed and adequate.

Location :
The Hotel is a good 10 minute walk from the main street / square.

Breakfast was good and served in the Hotel Restaurant.
Overall the service was very good. Would positively recommend staying here.

Only negatives :
i. The Room did not come with a Tea / Coffee kettle
ii. Also it was very tight on space. If you have big bags then, space will be a issue.

Room Tip: Ask for a larger room. Standard Rooms tend to be small.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Stamford, CT
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21 hotel reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

My wife and I stayed here 2 nights in May. We liked the reviews of the hotel and the pictures and price before we booked and we definitely enjoyed our stay. Unfortunately we did not get to try breakfast as we were up too early. It's about a 15-20min walk from the train station or Esplanade (both easy walks). There are a variety of restaurants nearby. The hotel lobby is pretty cool as well as the outside. We stayed in a double deluxe room in the "newer" building on the right. Room was pretty modern with plenty of space. Bathroom was pretty cool with a see through-ish glass in the shower. Only issue is the water really runs all over the bathroom. I know it's Europe and so that's often the case but this was particularly crazy. The room and beds were comfy, staff were very helpful. Would recommend.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

A nice hotel with an interesting and different décor. Room comes with electric beds, flat screen TV and an unusually frosted glass panel bathroom. You should be aware that this means there is not much privacy as you can partially see through this glass.

It's a 5 minute walk from the main square, 10 minutes from the port and harbor, 20 minutes walk to the beach. One thing to know though is that there small room is exactly that!

Breakfast is good here. Comes with Crossiants, pain au chocolate, porridge, cold meats and cheeses, fruits, pickled fish, lots of berry jams and some really nice breads.

Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Helsinki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

The staff is very friendly and helpful, the rooms are very nicely furnished and the
location of the hotel is perfect. Places of interest are nearby - walking distance. We enjoyed our stay in this beautiful hotel.





  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Chicago, IL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

The idea of staying in a converted castle sounded awesome to me. The rooms are all updated with modern touches.

This was one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in. Best sleep ever.

Our rate also included breakfast. I'm glad it did because I probably wouldn't have paid for it otherwise.

Location was great. Down the street there is a little pizza place (which was connected to a youth hostel so they spoke English). Also near there on the corner was a small grocery store.

Overall if I were in Helsinki again I would stay here.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about GLO Hotel Art

Address: Lonnrotinkatu 29, Helsinki 00180, Finland (Formerly Hotel Linna)
Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Helsinki
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
#15 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
#17 Business Hotel in Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — GLO Hotel Art 4*
Number of rooms: 171
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The new GLO Hotel Art is a unique combination of a 1903-built Art Nouveau castle, with its variety of charming meeting and event facilities, and a new modern hotel. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Linna Hotel Helsinki

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