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“beautiful hotel in good location”
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Hotel Haven
Ranked #8 of 65 Hotels in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
Helsinki, Finland
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“beautiful hotel in good location”
Reviewed 15 September 2011

I stayed at the hotel Haven in june 2011 and that was my second time.
The hotel and the lobby restaurant are beautiful and also very peaceful although
the location of the hotel is very central. Guest rooms are rather small, but they are equipped with everything you may imagine - even tv:s in the bathroom.
You get the feeling that you are a house guest in somebodys manson.
Only thing that seems to need improvment is breakfast; on both times it has been quite a caos
and the staff is kind of lost there. But we did love the fresh fruits and berries with youghrt!

Room Tip: Rooms facing the market squire and harbour are definitely the best!
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  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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perth
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Reviewed 10 September 2011

We stayed at the Haven Hotel in August. It has a fantastic location which is central to everything in this small charming city. The room was excellent, the public areas first class and the staff couldn't do enough for us. Whilst we were there, quite by chance we had the added privilege of meeting the Dalai Lama who was also staying in the hotel.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Vejle, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2011

Have been there several times. Working distance to downtown. Ambiente...very high.
Karsten, Denmark

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
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Paris, France
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118 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2011

Very nice location right on the harbour. A room upgrade enabled me to get a very big room (by Scandinavian standards) with nice amenities. Though this was a road facing one, with significant traffic, noise insulation was plenty sufficient to sleep well at night.

Buffet breakfast is a nice patio, used in the evening for the Havis restaurant (also reviewed). The other restaurants of the hotel are GW Sundmans, apparently top choice in the city (not reviewed) and its "café" version, Sundmans Krogs (also reviewed), much better VFM than Havis. The fitness center is on the smallish side, but well equipped. Service is quite nice.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled solo
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Oxted, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2011

Small gem of a hotel in a perfect location in Helsinki. We had a beautiful room looking over the marina and market.

Excellent restaurant within the hotel complex.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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dublin
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Reviewed 2 September 2011

This is a lovely hotel. It is a nice size. It has a really nice feel to it. It has very nice public areas..Very friendly cosy bar areas, and little retreats with very comfortable sofas so that it almost feels like a series of comfortable interconnected sitting rooms. Outside there is a large fully covered "garden room" area to sit in so that if not too cold, is a great place to eat or have a drink, and if it gets chilly they provide blankets (it's the little things). Attached to the property is a couple of very nice restaurants (Sundermans..very classy) as well. The rooms are large and spacious. I recommend getting one with a harbour view. My room was really well appointed and there is that word again ..comfortable. The bathroom was top notch and even had it's own TV so you could watch it from the bath (how cool is that?). This is just a great little hotel, and top end for Helsinki, but price wise so much better value than London or Brussels. I completely recommend staying there. One point though..the food is a little pricey, but as you are in a nice part of Helsinki you should be able to find good places to eat. I will stay here again if i am back in Helsinki.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled on business
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2011

This central located wonderful spot is a must stay in Helsinki recommendation. I have traveled many places all over the world and stayed at many different properties but I must say that this is one of the best I've ever been to.
All details are perfect, the decor is beautiful a mix of modern and antique, the amenities are exactly what you need. I forgot my toothbrush for the first time in many years and i got a proper one not just a small little finger brush, free wifi and an absolutely great breakfast buffet. Additional orders can be made for the breakfast. And its open until 11am in weekends! The room I had was with a nice King Size bed to sleep long in the weekends!
The hotel itself is close to Salouhallen, market square and just a few minutes walk to the shopping area of Helsinki with all the local and international designs. The restaurant Havis is located with the hotel and they have an excellent lunch. It is also the same place where you have your breakfast.
Staff is polite and very professional!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled on business
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Property: Hotel Haven
Address: Unioninkatu 17, Helsinki 00130, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#5 Family Hotel in Helsinki
#6 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
#8 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Haven 5*
Number of rooms: 77
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Haven, Finland’s first member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World chain, is designed to provide homely warmth, exclusive comfort and high-quality services for the discerning guest. The hotel with 77 individual and well-appointed rooms and premium restaurant and conference services is conveniently situated in the attractive setting of Helsinki’s Market Square.In the elegant yet cosy foyer, guests can relax by the fireplace and browse leisurely through the daily papers. ... more   less 
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