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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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#21 of 63 Hotels in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lapland
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Excellent location in the heart of the city. Stayed in the junior suite. Outdated decor, tiny toilet, beds just ok. Plus for the huge balcony. Had to call reception to get the bathropes which were included in the room price. Room could have been cleaned better. Dust here and there. Bad odor from the toilet was disturbing.. Ok for one...

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

Dear LaplandRita, thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay here in Helsinki and thank you for taking the time to review this visit. I'm very sorry to hear that the room was not what you expected and that the cleaning was not done up to your standards and our own standards. We appreciate your valuable feedback and we...

Lahti, Finland
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Perfect location (we were visiting amusement park and Suomenlinna), good service, service in reception was helpful. I recomment this hotel Good breakfast with good view, we were having it at terasse 🌞🌞

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

Dear 849sari, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so happy to hear that you had such a lovely stay in our hotel and in Helsinki. We look forward to taking care of you when you come back. Kind regards, Nina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Nice hotel in the heart of Helsinki. Rooms small but functioning, service very good. Busy bar, food at Casa Largo excellent. Breakfast situated high above the city centre, nice view and ok selection of food.

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Dear Kai961, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, we thank you also for choosing to be our guest! I am delighted to hear you tried the Casa Largo restaurant in our building and really seemed to enjoy it. We also recommend to try the restaurant Loiste on the 10th floor in the same...

Järvenpää
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Perfect location in the heart of Hensinki. The building itself is rather old, from 1950's, and is at the moment going through a massive renovations. The location of this hotel anyway is the best of Helsinki hotles, the quality of service is always on point, there is a superb view over the city of Helsinki from the restaurant on the...

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

Dear Janette H, Thank you for staying with us at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki and for taking the time to review your experience. It is delightful to hear you enjoyed your time here and found the location as well as the shopping possibilities convenient. We really look forward to welcoming you to our hotel again hopefully in the near...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 18 July 2016

A nice Hotel with a good bargain for two rooms. Centrally located , good breakfast a Walking distance from the shopping and culture locations in the city. The personnel in the reception were friendly and helpful.

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

Dear 286gurt, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are so happy to have been able to host you! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed a comfortable stay and that you felt the hotel's location was ideal for the purpose of your visit. We do hope you will be back to Helsinki...

Kuopio, Finland
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very good location. We have stayed in this hotel many times. We were traveling with 6 kids (4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12 years old) the suite with 2 bedrooms and a living room is good for us. We stayed 6 nights.

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

Dear jarmoh250, Thank you for beeing our loyal customer and for taking the time to review your stay. I am so happy to see that you enjoyed your stay once again and we do hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again when you are next in Helsinki Have a wonderful summer and you're warmly welcome again to Original...

Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I had always wanted to stay in this hotel because of location and views. Since I don't live in Helsinki anymore, I got the opportunity to suggest this hotel to my bf. What We liked: •quality of breakfast products •children had a play room during breakfast time •view to Forum from room •room was clean and the bed was very...

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

Dear Mirja E, A big thank you for taking time to write a thorough and honest feedback. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed so much of your stay here and, despite the imperfections, you can look back at the visit with joy! The summer time is usually very busy, which might also show as a crowded lobby and breakfast....

Embourg
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The service in the reception was really great. I was there for one night only. The rooms are clean, good size. The style of the hotel is "old" but it is voluntary and it is quite well managed. Breakfast was ok without being marvelous. It is very wall situated in the center of Helsinky, not far from the station and...

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

Dear FHoubie, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review your experience. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. We're looking forward to welcoming you back soon - perhaps for a little longer visit! Best regards, Jenni Reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Kuopio, Finland
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Very nice hotel. Clean room and best possible location! Top breakfast! Noise of the streets is not audible. One thing i would hope, could be separate beds. Now when my partner moved, i fell her movement too clearly! Markku

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

Dear markkuu2014, Thank you for your review and the compliments. Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the most of your visit. We provide rooms with separate beds also. However their demand might sometimes be tougher than the rooms' with the queen bed. Perhaps next time you are also able to enjoy and relax in the twin bed room. Hopefully we...

Oulu
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The service in the reception was weary but the cleaners greeted us with delight. We accommodated in a junior suite, which opened us a very good view into the city center. Unfortunately the suite itself was not in good condition but rather it needed renovation, because of a lot of use. Breakfast can no way be expressed plentiful, rather it...

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

Dear ant2j, Thank you for sharing your honest thoughts with us - we very much value your feedback as they help us to improve our hotel and the quality of service! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the view from the room and you found the beds comfortable. Hopefully we will see you again soon and you are warmly...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
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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 

Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Address: Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Vironniemi
Price Range: $190 - $401 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#10 Family Hotel in Helsinki
#14 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#19 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
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