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    Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

    Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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    Reviewed 17 October 2016

    Good location and clean spacy room with a balkony facing downtown. Location is in the middle of the city close to the railway station and walking distance from buss station. Good and polite service. Not bad place at all.More

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    Thank Kimmo V
    Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 22 October 2016

    Dear Kimmo V, thank you for your visit in Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki and for taking the time to comment your stay with us. We are always happy to hear such positive feedback from our guests. You are of course welcomed back again soon...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2016

    ...but that's it - the service wasn't the best, the variety in breakfast wasn't that good, the room was very far from the elevator and the noise from the streets was very loud during both day and night. And the price, it was high for...More

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    Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 21 October 2016

    Dear 224jhfyu, thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us. We value all the feedback that we get and try to better ourselves and our service constantly to provide the best possible experience and service for our guests. I...More

    Reviewed 14 October 2016

    Great staff, especially receptionists were very polite and helpful. Good view from room. All the requests with booking made via internet were also fulfilled. Hotel has age but excellent value for money anyhow.More

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    Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 16 October 2016

    Dear Jarmo K, thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay here in Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki. It's always great to hear such positive feedback from our guests. These kind words of our staff gives us motivation to keep up the...More

    Reviewed 13 October 2016

    A hotel very close to the train station, coaches, trams and metro. Cosy rooms, excellent breakfast and free sauna and wifi. In walking distance there are museums, concert hall, shopping facilities and the harbourMore

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    Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 16 October 2016

    Dear Heikki K, thank you choosing Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna to accommodate you during your visit in Helsinki. I'm really happy to know that everything went smoothly with your trip and that our location was suitable for your needs. Hopefully you'll get a chance to...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2016

    This hotel is located right in the heart of Helsinki, across the street from the main railway station. The positive side to the location is that everything in the center city is within walking distance. The downside is that the surroundings of the railway station...More

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    Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 16 October 2016

    Dear Ve8, thank you for staying with us and taking the time to comment on your visit. I'm sorry to hear that you found the room to be too noisy and small for you. Next time I would recommend you to try a quieter room...More

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    • Restaurant
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • US$165 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #10 Family Hotel in Helsinki
    • #14 Business Hotel in Helsinki
    • #19 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
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    • Number of rooms
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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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    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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    5 October 2015|
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    Response from Vaakuna | Property representative |
    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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    "rooms in level 8 and above are atleast most quiet ones."
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    "Book with the hotel and they will be happy to help you choose the right room for you eg with a view, silent..."
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    "I'm guessing higher floors have better views. We were on the 7th floor, across from the elevator, but it..."
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    "Ask for a renovated room"
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