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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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#20 of 63 Hotels in Helsinki
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Oulu, Finland
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Hotel is on great location, right next to railway station on city centre. Inside was clean ja personnel was friendly and helpful. Food in restaurant Loiste was absolutely amazing! And waiter Antonio was a sweetheart.

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Vaakuna, receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear lauravC9872DN, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us! We are so glad that you found our location convenient and comfortable. We are also happy to hear that you liked our 10th floor restaurant Loiste. We hope to welcome you back again soon, where you will find urban comfort and excellent guest...

Eastern Finland, Finland
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Perfect location, very friendly and helpful staff. Really good service. The room was very nice, although I would have preferred to have a security chain on the door. Some noice coming from the traffic outside and from the hotel hallways but not too disturbing.

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Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear guestJ7407DV, Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review. It is nice to hear that you liked our staff and your room. You are warmly welcome to visit us again in the future! Best regards Viivi Reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Helsinki

Lahti, Finland
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Room was good but every sound ( cars, tram and people screaming ) the street be heard room. Rooms wall are so thin that another room peoples speech heard own room. Hotel brekfast could have been large.

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Vaakuna, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear karipekkam2016, Thank you for staying with us at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki and for taking the time to review your experience. We recommend our guests who sleep lightly to have a room facing inner court. We do hope you will be back to Helsinki soon, and that you will return as our guest! Best regards, Nina reception Original...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Location is of course perfect, and hotel itself surprisingly classy and beautiful compared to its surroundings (mall etc.). Only minuses: the bed was very bouncy to our taste, and breakfast was only average, lacking quality. It was worse than I expected from this hotel.

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Vaakuna, reception at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear 604piiar, Thank you very much for your visit at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki and take time to make review to Trip Advisor. Nice to hear that location was perfect for you and you liked our atmosphere. Sorry to hear that breakfast was not what you expected. When you come back to Helsinki, you are warmly welcome to stay...

Jämsänkoski
Reviewed 13 August 2016

S-card owners should have cheaper price and some bonus, as Scandic gard owners. Breakfast was good and Place of the hotell exellent. I had sigle room and it was quite good but the price of that expensive.

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Vaakuna, receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Hello 60 ritvak, Thank you for your visit at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki and take time to make nice review to Trip Advisor. Happy to know that you liked to stay with us and you are satisfied to your room. You are warmly welcome back to stay with us. Johanna receptionist Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Eastern Finland, Finland
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Easy hotel to reach by public transport. A little bit old and youcan see it,very noisy and lot of people at breakfast but it was good anyway. Friendly service and sokos- warehouse in the same building.good hotel i think and coyod visit again.

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Vaakuna, receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear Tiina K, Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your recent stay with us in Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the hotel, and we hope that you will come back to stay with us. Best regards, Nina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The location is perfect as everything is near. The main railway station is next to the hotel and so also busses, trams and underground. The rooms are really nice and the hotel has stylish feeling of the old days, but not in a bad way. The breakfast is excellent and being in the 10th floor over the roofs of the...

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Vaakuna, receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear Tero T, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us in Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki! We are so glad that you found our location convenient and our rooms and breakfast exellent. We hope to welcome you back again soon, where you will find urban comfort and excellent guest service waiting for...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 12 August 2016

It had been long time since I've stayed at Vaakuna. The hotel itself hadn't really changed during the years which is a good thing in this case. Still the same enjoyable 30's atmosphere. The breakfast wasn't anything special, but there wasn't anything really wrong with it either. As a summertime plus, sipping morning coffee is always nice at the 10th...

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Vaakuna, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere in our hotel and the great views over Helsinki centre that we have! I apologise for the situation at the reception when you asked about late check out, there must have been an unfortunate misunderstandning because if you pay for late check out...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The hotel is very well located and surprisingly quiet, almost no noise from the street. It was clean but a little worn out and old fashioned. Breakfast was quite versatile but nothing fancy. The breakfast room is quite nice though in the 10th floor. Staff was generally nice.

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Vaakuna, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review! I am happy to hear that your stay was nice. To experience something special I would recommend for you to try our rooms with a private balcony! In the evening you can look at the city and take cool pictures and during summer time it is great to have your own balcony, because...

Southern Finland, Finland
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki was clean and staff was friendly. Breakfast was good, although I was longing for some smoked salmon or other fish. There were some herring, but it didn't look tempting, it was only in some strange unattractive jar. Beds in our room were way too soft, it was very hard to sleep in it. Otherwise, hotel was...

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Vaakuna, receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear hkv611, Thank you for taking time out of your day to review your recent stay with us in Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel, and we hope that you will come back to stay with us. Best regards, Nina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

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Address: Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Vironniemi
Price Range: $198 - $445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna 3.5*
Number of rooms: 270
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Sokos Hotel Helsinki
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#2 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#10 Family Hotel in Helsinki
#14 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#19 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
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