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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki 00100 Finland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and spacious room.The blanket and cushion were very comfortable. Breakfast a great disappointment. The selection is very poor mainly for salty foods. The location of the hotel is good but the noise from the outside was very disturbing.More

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Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 6 days ago

Dear melindabarabas, Thank you for your recent stay at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Helsinki and thank you also for your precious time to write this honest review. I appreciate you sharing your honest feedback as it helps us to improve our areas of opportunity. If...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a very welcoming reception. Many estonians have adapted the russian way to serve - a bit rude and very serious. Rooms out of date, the whole hotel needs a face lift. Mattresses are OLD and very soft. But worst was breakfast. Haven't seen that...More

Thank lindb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Undoubtedly one of the best landscapes you can get from downtown hotels in Helsinki. You can choose the view between Kamppi and Railway station area. A great scenery opens also from their restaurant where breakfast is served. Architecture of the interiors is nice, functionalistIc. Though...More

Thank Morpheus69
Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Morpehus69, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your most recent stay with us at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Helsinki. I am very delighted by your comments and thrilled to read that you enjoyed your overall experience with us. Thank you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In general I was very satisfied with the accommodation, especially with the friendly staff and excellent location. But I do think that in addition to the bonus-scores the summer season discount should automatically be allowed to the proprietor-customers, and not only to those who have...More

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Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear hellasiekkinen, Thank you so much for taking the time in sharing your great experience with us. We are so delighted that we managed to exceed your expectations in terms of hotel design, service and our convenient location! Thank you for your feedback considering our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is undergoing refurbishment. One floor, the 9th floor with balcony rooms, was ready in July. We booked a Superior X room which is a larger room with a balcony to the Mannerheim Street. Our room was stylishly decorated respecting the history. The bathroom...More

Thank Mikael F
Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mikael F, Greetings from Helsinki and Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna! Thank you for visiting us and thank you also for your precious time to write this wonderful review. Reading your kind comments about our refurbished room with a private balcony is so terrific. We...More

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About
Description
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 ...More 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
270
Price range
US$178 - US$424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Location
Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Vironniemi
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Onsen
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
270
Price range
US$178 - US$424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Location
Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Vironniemi
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Traveller (534)
Room & Suite (198)
Dining (62)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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Questions & Answers
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Lisa S
8 November 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
29 January 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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"We asked for a view of the station, was worth it! They are all high because you are above the shopping..."
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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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