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Hotel Helka

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights either side of a trip to Joensuu visiting friends. The staff are very friendly and helpful. They let us into breakfast hours before due to our early flight. The rooms are clean and have some nice quirky touches such as huge landscape prints on the ceiling! The hotel is easily walking distance to the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was large, quiet and clean. Well equipped. Exellent bed. There was fridge in room. Bicycle included in roomprice. Short distance to city centrum. Late checkout included in premiunroom. Friendly staff in Helka reception.

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MikaMakela, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear annepk5275XL, Thank you for a great review! We are very happy you enjoyed your stay at one of our premium rooms. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Ps. To make your next stay even more special why not book one of our junior suites with your own personal sauna. :) Best regards, Mika Mäkelä Hotel Helka More 

New Jersey
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161 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked everything about this hotel. The room was very nice. The service at the front desk was excellent. They helped us with directions to several places. The breakfast buffet was very good and the dinner at the restaurant was excellent.

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MikaMakela, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear perakash, Thank you for staying at Helka and for your lovely feedback! We are really pleased that you enjoyed every part of your visit. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Best regards, Mika Mäkelä Hotel Helka More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spacious and well laid out room, spacious / modern bathroom with wet room / shower, and quiet too, as our room faced the car park. Plenty of electric sockets for all of the modern travellers' gadgets. This hotel offers one of the best breakfasts I've ever had either in the UK or abroad, with a huge range of buffet items... More 

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MikaMakela, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear MikeyCymru, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are very pleased you enjoyed everything from your room to our delicious breakfast. It is always great to hear that our staff has excelled in their quality of service, we will forward your feedback to Vellu. Hopefully we will see you again soon in Helka! Best regards, Mika Mäkelä Hotel Helka More 

San Mateo, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, I and sometimes our extended family have been staying at Hotel Helka every summer for 7-8 years. We originally picked this hotel for its close approximity to everything: museums, restaurants, shops, the lovely Esplanad, railroad station, bus terminal etc.only a few blocks away. An added reason was also the fact that I grew up only a couple blocks... More 

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MikaMakela, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear leenat408, Thank you for your great review! It is always great to have guests returning! Thank you for staying, we are already looking forward to your next visit! :) Best regards, Mika Mäkelä Hotel Helka More 

Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice stay at Hotelli Helka. Room was cozy, clean and quiet. Breakfast was very good. Service was nice and everything worked really well. Check in and check-out were fast. The hotel is located in city center, a few minutes walk from shopping.

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MikaMakela, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear minnakj, Thank you for staying with us! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and our delicious breakfast. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Best regards, Mika Mäkelä Hotel Helka More 

Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night as a luxury after a month backpacking. The room was comfy, great bed and great blackout curtains. The bathroom was a little cramped and maybe a little extra ventilation or a fan in the room but it was fine. The breakfast was great but they need a system to ensure everyone gets a seat.... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lobby is wonderful and fun. Great breakfast, too. If you're traveling by yourself, this is the perfect "no frills" room to crash in. Comfortable bed, and nice bathroom, but you're not at the Ritz in any stretch of the imagination. The property is clean and well-maintained. They do a great job of making you feel welcome. Thanks!

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MikaMakela, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear Robert T, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and our service. Welcome back again on your next visit to Helsinki! Best regards, Mika Mäkelä Hotel Helka More 

Paris, France
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43 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Helka is a simple and extremely well located hotel. From the hotel, you can walk to the central train station as well as all major tourist attractions. The Kamppi shopping mall and metro station is also just a few minutes of walking. My single room is small but functional. Bathroom, desk, closet are really practical. The mattress is too... More 

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MikaMakela, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear patcParis, Thank you for staying at Helka and writing such a great review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the wonderful city of Helsinki. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Best regards, Mika Mäkelä Hotel Helka More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good sized room. Wide variety at breakfast. Able to shower without flooding the bathroom. Close to a metro stop and supermarket. Unusual but entertaining ceiling. A sofa as well as desk . Would recommend this hotel.

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MikaMakela, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear Jane R, Thank you for staying with us at Helka! and writing such a nice review We are very pleased you enjoyed your room and our delicious breakfast. You are correct, the room ceilings are quite unique! :) Hopefully we will see you soon again! Best regards, Mika Mäkelä Hotel Helka More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casual Elegance inspired by Finnish Design and Nature! Only 250 metres from Kamppi Metro Station, privately owned Hotel Helka offers 150 functional rooms, fine dining and a cozy street bar. All the rooms have design furniture and a strong sense of Finnish nature. All of the rooms have air-cooling system, minibars and flat-screen TVs. Breakfast buffet, use of Sauna and WiFi connection are complimentary for all guests. Hotel Helka is housed in a refurbished 1920s building. The bright rooms feature decor by Artek and other well-known Finnish design brands and designers. Helkan Keittio Restaurant serves Finnish cuisine based on fresh, locally sourced ingredients such as fish, game, mushrooms and berries. Guests can enjoy drinks and snacks in Helka’s trendy Lobby Bar, which also features a cigar room. Helka’s central location provides easy access to shopping, dining and culture. Helsinki Central Station is 10 minute walk away. Welcome to the Heart of Helsinki! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Helka

Address: Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Location: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki
Price Range: $110 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Helka 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Helka Hotel Helsinki
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
#10 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#11 Family Hotel in Helsinki
#13 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
#20 Business Hotel in Helsinki
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