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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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  • Excellent26%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“railway station”(111 reviews)
“floor restaurant”(24 reviews)
“excellent location”(101 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a nice weekend trip with my family and some relatives who also stayed in Vaakuna. The location was the main reason we chose Vaakuna but we enjoyed much more than that. E.g. our room was big and comfortable. Special thanks from my child...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in a number of hotels in Helsinki and this is my favourite. Location is great, opposite the main station which has a 24 hour taxi rank. Also close to central Helsinki with many sites of interest close, and some great restaurants. Breakfast...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very central (just opposite to the main station). The personnel was really nice. Breakfast was served on the 10th floor, and the view from there is wonderful. I really enjoyed my time there.More

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Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 1 week ago

Dear grussomanno, Thank you so much for your visit and your time to write this nice review. We are so delighted to hear you have enjoyed our services. You are warmly welcome to stay with us soon again and enjoy the summer time! Best regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice location and service. Is a pitty that you need to take the lift everytime to move in the hotel some stairs will be nice. If you have the same breakfast during 4 days is kinf of boring...some variations should be made... Room super...More

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Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Aljuz, Thank you for your stay at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki and thank you also for your time to write this kind feedback. I am very glad to see that you have found the room with a view comfortable. We have a staircase...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to hotel for work and enjoyed it a lot. Very quiet rooms and nice breakfast in 10th floor balcony. Little expensive but location is very good near the railway station. Service was excellent and friendly.More

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Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 1 week ago

Dear hannuvahakoski, I was so pleased to read this review about your stay at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Helsinki. It really does bring me great pleasure to hear that you have enjoyed your work trip here. This kind feedback will be also seen by our...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
Business Center with Internet Access
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$151 - $455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#14 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#19 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$151 - $455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#14 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#19 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Lisa S
November 8, 2016|
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Response from Vaakuna | Property representative |
Dear Lisa, yes, we are just next to the main railway station of Helsinki, where all the trains arrives and depart. West terminal is less than 20 mins away, where to catch the ferry to Tallinn. Easy to reach by the tram... More
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latdi
January 29, 2016|
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Response from Ilona S | Reviewed this property |
I think not every hotel room has a full size bath, but you can ask for it, a lot of them do. Breakfast is served at the 10th floor. You'll have nice wievs over the roof tops of Helsinki. And yes: they do have possibility to... More
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"View to the main square. Sauna."
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"If you are not used to traffic sound when sleeping, ask for a room away from Mannerheimintie"
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"Rooms on the north side have the best views"
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