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Anna Hotel
Ranked #34 of 64 Hotels in Helsinki
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Helpful staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Hotel Anna is conveniently located within walking distance of Railway station and Market Square, and is easily accessible via trams and buses. The room is clean and well-equiped, albeit on the small side. Breakfast spread is good. Most importantly, staff are all friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank YaoCS
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

arrived late evening, no communal lounge, no where to get a drink, or bite to eat, just my bed room,with a mini bar. Room was fine, and bed very comfy. Quiet, yet fairly central. Breakfast was good....... lots of choice.
Staff fairly friendly. No complaints!!!!

Room Tip: if alone ,worth paying a little extra for a bigger bed
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank kkiittiiee
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Zurich, Switzerland
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111 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Having in mind that the hotel is really located perfectly in the center of Helsinki, we certainly could have chosen worse than the Anna Hotel. Room was quite big, bathroom old fashioned but clean. Unfortunately no air condition, temparature was a bit high. TV was okay, but don't expect much more than some Finnich channels. W-LAN worked not very well neither in our room nor in the breakfast area, maybe one or two repeaters would be a good investment. Breakfast was standard in a very tiny room, only the available Nespresso coffee was a nice surprise. Reception staff looked pretty exhausted, we never saw them smile. So all in all, for the price it's okay but next time we would try anywhere else.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank Facchinettix
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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81 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Helsinki visit was fantastic and Anna Hotel provided perfect location to explore the city. The tram line doing a figure eight around the city (3T) stops only one block away from the hotel and provides access to all the main tourist attractions.

Good;
- very friendly staff
- good location
- breakfast and WiFi internet included

To Improve:
- lack of air-conditioning in the rooms, we asked for a key to open the windows which alleviated the issue but situation will be very inconvenient during a heat hot
- parking is available but must be reserved in advance and costs 20 Euro a day

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank Albert Z
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Sunnyvale, California
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154 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I enjoyed my time at Hotel Anna and would stay here again. It is very convenient to public transport - within 1 block of tram 3B/3T, bus 14/18/17 and also bus 24 (plus others). Very easy walk to downtown and to many of the sights. I walked to/from the train station in ~15 minutes. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Plus the desk is staffed 24/7 so there is always a body at the front desk. Breakfast is good though each morning I went for breakfast they were already out of the hot food (eggs, meat, french toast) and it seems that they only put out one tray of the hot food and that's it. They serve breakfast for 3 hours each day and I typically got there in the 2nd hour but missed the hot food. But they also have cereal, a few items of canned fruit, a few fresh veggies, toast / bread / rolls, sliced cold meats and cheese, plus coffee and tea. Basic, filling but few protein choices. There were also several restaurants nearby. As pointed out by other reviewers, the rooms have no AC so they can get warm and stuffy. I was thankful for having 2 windows in my room that I could open so I could get some breeze. My windows faced toward the back which was quiet nearly all the time so I could sleep with windows open. I had a single room which had a twin bed and was perfect for one person. There is also a mini-frig, in-room safe, desk/chair etc. - very pleased with the room, the hotel and the location.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank Dorcas K
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Kari T, General Manager at Anna Hotel, responded to this review, June 19, 2013
Thank you for your kind words and presentation of both the hotel and Helsinki. You gave us useful information that we have to look into, so we can improve our service and product for you and other guests to come.
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Nueziders, Austria
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213 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

the hotel is very simple and the roooms are tiny - I visited during the heat 30 degree and it was unbearable. The hotel is lacking an aircon and sleep was impossible for 2 straight nights. In winter it might be an bargain but in this hot tempreture (which is seldom the case in Helsinki ) it was almost Torture. Choose the right time of the year !

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
1 Thank Stefan S
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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186 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Loved the hotel, had good service- which was not common anywhere else in Helsinki. Loved our room. Top floor and although no a/c the fan they had in the room sufficed. Breakfast was perfect with plenty of choices.

Location was ok. A few choices of restaurants nearby. But otherwise you need to cab to most places. Public transportation is hard to figure out.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank boonutsmom
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Additional Information about Anna Hotel

Property: Anna Hotel
Address: Annankatu 1, Helsinki 00120, Finland
Location: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 64 Hotels in Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Anna Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centrally located cozy hotel on walking distance from major Department Stores. Situated in an area of Design Boutiques, Art Galleries and trendy Pubs and nice restaurants. Free WiFi or hotel guests. Hotel has a breakfast room, small sauna and meeting room for 12 persons. ... more   less 
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