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Hotel Katajanokka

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed one night here in the middle of our process to move abroad. I called directly to hotel and we managed to have a room for the same night. Everything was absolutely perfect from the first call until we left next morning. We had our dog with us and the room was well suited for us. Service was really...

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Dear Anniina Thank you very much for your feedback. I am truly touched by your kind words about our team, and I will make sure everyone will be thanked! All the best for your new life abroard, and I hope we will see you again when you come to visit Finland! Happy Vappu! Kind regards Eerika Rinne General manager

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My room was excellent and warm. Reception personnel was just great. I got superb service and hints for coming nights in Katajanokka. Breakfast was very good and there was plenty of different things to choose. Best was berrysmoothie which had no lactose in it.

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Dear Pekka Thank you for your kind feedback! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and service provided by our team! I wish you a lovely spring time and "vappu" and hope to see you again soon! Kind regards Eerika Rinne General Manager

Berlin
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nicely located hotel within easy reach of the center of Helsinki. Unique atmosphere, really shows the old prison that it once was. Nicely decorated interior and rooms, beautiful little bathroom. Breakfast is very good as well.

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Hello! Sunny greetings from Katajanokka! Thank you for your lovely comments about your stay; I am so happy to hear that you were satisfied with your visit. I hope you had a great time in Helsinki, and look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards Eerika Rinne General Manager

Province of Turin, Italy
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great hotel, great staff, great sleep in a luxury prison! Very friendly staff. The breakfast is abundant and varies. The hotel is in a great location to visit the city on foot I really recommend staying at this hotel which is extremely clean, beautiful and charming

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your wonderful words; I will share your comments with the team, I know that will make their day! Great to hear that you had a lovely stay with us. I hope your visit to Helsinki was overall a memorable and good one! I wish you a lovely spring time, and look forward to seeing you again...

Drogheda, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from spending 3 nights at the Hotel Katajanokka, as previous reviewers have mentioned it is a unique experience i.e. being a former prison. That all said, rooms were clean, staff very polite and helpful. Location is quiet and only 10 - 15 mins from commencement of major sights. Don't forget to stroll around Katajanokka, Ice Breakers are less...

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Hello Greeting from Katajanokka! Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased to hear that you were satisfied with your stay at our hotel, and enjoyed our unique old settings by the sea! I hope you had a a great time in Helsinki, and look forward to welcoming you back soon again! Kind regards Eerika Rinne general manager

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A group of six of us stayed here for a friend's celebration weekend. From start to finish (no pun intended!) our stay at the hotel was fabulous. Reception staff were excellent, room rates were very reasonable, breakfast was good and the building is quite unique. I've never stated anywhere quite like it! Also of note were the cleanliness and super...

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Dear Jonathan Thank you so much for your lovely feedback; I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and were also happy with service provided by our team. I will certainly pass on you kind comments! I hope your celebration weekend was a success all around, and hope we will have an opportunity to welcome...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights with my family including my young Son. The location is great, quiet but transport directly outside the hotel, public transport in Helsinki is very integrated & reliable. The hotel is clean, modern with the expected quirkiness of a converted prison building, very sympathetic to its previous use & the museum rooms were great to...

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Hello! Warm greetings from freezing Katajanokka! Thank you very much for your kind feedback; great to hear that your whole family had a pleasant and comfortable stay as our guests. I hope you had a lovely time in Helsinki, and wish you welcome back again! Kind regards Eerika Rinne General Manager

Cirencester
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a converted prison and very interesting as they've kept a couple of the original cells for viewing. The rooms, however, are well appointed, clean and staff very friendly. It's a little distance from the city centre but then there's two trams (Nos 4 & 5) that take you right to the door from the train station. I loved...

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Dear Giles Thank you very much for your valuable feedback. I am pleased to hear that you found your stay offred excellent value for money, and you were happy with the service and standards provided. I hope your visit to Helsinki was a good one, and that you will have an opportunity to stay longer next time! Kind regards Eerika...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was so pleased when I arrived at the hotel and noted they had been true to the original use of the building as it still looks like a prison. It is a bit outside of the very centre but there is a no 4 tram right outside which will take you right into the centre. It is an interesting...

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for you kind review, and for choosing Hotel Katajanokka for your stay in Helsinki! Katajanokka is indeed a bit outside of the city centre, but a beautiful and quite lively area on its own rights, especially in the summer time, winters are much more quiet. Great to hear that you were pleased with your choice, and especially...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was all great: service, room, location, breakfast. There was the left the feeling of old prison. Only thing that was missed was the meatballs in the breakfast but we could live with that. We will definitely come back again.

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EerikaRinne, General Manager at Hotel Katajanokka, responded to this review

Dear Tanja Thank you for your review; I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I will speak to the chef and see, if we could add meatballs to the brekfast selection. It is always worth asking a member of staff, it is well possible that your request can be fulfilled if asked :) I hope you had...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Hotel Katajanokka

Address: Merikasarminkatu 1a, Helsinki 00160, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Vironniemi
Price Range: $145 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Katajanokka 4*
Number of rooms: 106
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Also Known As:
Best Western Helsinki
Helsinki Best Western
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Helsinki
#4 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
#5 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#7 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
#8 Family Hotel in Helsinki
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“All rooms are quiet (building former prison). Accessibility by tram to the front door. Parking places available (20 euros/night),”
582pekkat, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“any room will do!”
vommi01, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All are good”
Giles527, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room on the ground floor didnt have ventillation or opening window.”
Atmashakti, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“For a longer stay I would recommend a premier room at upper floor.”
erasmusv2017, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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