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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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The beautiful functionalist Sokos Hotel Vaakuna is located on the best spot in town, in the centre of everything, with all of central Helsinki within easy reach. The hotel comprises 270 rooms for non-smokers with sound-insulated windows and individual room cooling system. From the balconies of the rooms on floor 9, you see Helsinki in all its glory. The hotel also has 6 comfortable meeting rooms. The present ambiance of the hotel, completed in 1952, is a splendid show of Finnish design traditions. The hotel is protected by the National Board of Antiquities.
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Restaurant
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Wheelchair access
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Full view
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Grade: 100 out of 100
268Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
46Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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The Sokos Vaakuna is perfectly located in Rovaniemi, close to all activities agencies and to the river banks where you can walk and enjoy the scenery. Nice breakfast buffet, good sauna, quiet rooms, smiling staff.
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Ideal location, only 2 min from the station and very easy to go to from Helsinki airport thanks to the train line. It is ideally located in Helsinki centre. We arrived late in the evening (around midnight), we were tired and just wanted our room to rest. The check in process
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First stop on our holiday. Got in early, not that you could tell, because the sun doesn't rise until after 0900 hour's. Staff at Reception were excellent. Pointed us straight to the restaurant for brekky. While the room was small, the bed was really comfortable, TV was huge,
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We were here through our Viking Stockholm-Helsinki-Stockholm tour, which means this is a tour group hotel too, which can be good and bad. This was a good stay. The room and floor were quiet and I think we were in one of the refurbished rooms. They even had saunas! The
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This was my second time in Helsinki, staying at this hotel. I had a very nice single room with good facilities, very comfortable bed and nice clean bathroom. The breakfast was extensive and covered every option with good strong coffee available.
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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 number 9 that runs every 10 mins.
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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 prepare your own toast there among other possibilities. Have nice journey :D
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Do you have parking underneath your hotel?
Hi, We do not have own parking, but we have contract rates with the parking garage Eliel, which is next to the hotel.
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Hi! Unfortunately we don't have our own shuttle service. The best way to reach the hotel is to take the Finnair city bus from the airport. The bus stop is approximately 50 meters from the hotel. It costs 6,30 euros per person and You may pay by credit card or cash. Other option is to take the taxi to the hotel and it costs about 45 euros.
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"8th or 9th floor."
"We asked for a view of the station, was worth it! They are all high because you are above the shopping centre, no noise from the street."
"View to the main square. Sauna."
"If you are not used to traffic sound when sleeping, ask for a room away from Mannerheimintie"
"Rooms on the north side have the best views"
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PRICE RANGE
$165 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sokos hotel helsinki
LOCATION
FinlandUusimaaHelsinkiVironniemi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
270
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