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Hotel Helka

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our visit to Hotel Helka was very comfortable. There is modern art on the walls, they rent out pink bikes for guests to use for free, as well as the sauna at the top floor! Our room was nice and clean, with comfortable beds. The location was good as well, which was not to far from downtown and a 10-15min... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Credit where it is due: this hotel stay started badly and ended amazingly, largely because of the humanity and generosity of one of the ladies working at reception. The first room we checked in to was all kinds of wrong: dirty, a shower that flooded the whole bathroom, a badly cracked bathroom shelf, and most interesting of all, an empty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Helka hotel is a comfortable, a little quirky and decent value for money. Its not the most central location but is still only a short walk from the station and round the corner from the Rock Church and everywhere in Helsinki is reasonably close by (I was with two 70 years olds who had no problem walking to everywhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was done to a high standard and the staff were very helpful. Of particular note was the food, the breakfast buffet is very extensive and well prepared and the reindeer we had for dinner was the best I've ever had! It is situated a little way back from the waterfront, but very close to the major bus/train terminals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice room for a solo traveler with a great breakfast that included lots of local food, and a bar. Close to the Temppeliaukio Church-- I followed published walking tours in reverse from here. Room was super quiet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel ticks all boxes for a convenient visit to lovely Helsinki. It is a walking distance to the central station, underground station and close to down town and main attractions. Staff are super polite and friendly and very helpful. The hotel has adequate facilities for any visitor including a complementary bicycle not to mention the free access to the... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed many times at this simple but convenient hotel, about 10 minutes walk from the Central Station. Some of the rooms are very small and the beds are rather narrow too, but they are comfortable and OK if you are just passing through and want a bed for the night. The bath room is very compact (no baths)... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay when in Helsinki. - Situation is close to allmoast everything, trains and metro is near, buss station is near by and you can walk to railwaystation - Rooms are quite small, but nice - Furnitures are classic Aalto series - Kitchen is good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and her husband surprised us and picked this hotel and paid for it. Fantastic stay!! Excellent location! Staff was helpful and very nice! Room was very clean and quite even though it is in the middle of Helsinki. Free breakfast was the best I ever had! I ate at the restaurant for dinner and had a fantastic gourmet... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The public area of the hotel is nice, also the location and all the pink details. BUT the own positioning of the hotel is "we are a budget hotel". But for 120€ per night I expect a bit more. The rooms are really simple and not really nice. Also the breakfast area is more like a youth hostel breakfast area.... More 

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  • 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: $104 - $195 (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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