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    Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

    Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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    Reviewed 5 September 2016

    It's suprising how low water pressure is awailable and how the toilet paper lacks quality. Finland is known for its' lakes and forests, but there is no water and premium toilet paper awailable... it's a shame... Bring your own toilet paper if you demand quality......More

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    Response from Vaakuna, Hotel manager at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 10 September 2016

    Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback! Here in Finland the tap water is of a very good quality and you don't need to use bottled water at all. To be environmentally friendly we have also chosen to modify the water pressure in order to...More

    Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

    I stayed in this hotel for 1 night, it is well located just in front of the train station and walking distance from touristic places. The staff at the front desk is really nice and helpful they assisted me with information to visit places at...More

    Thank riam77
    Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 28 September 2016

    Dear riam77, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review your experience. Nice to hear that everything went well. We're excited to welcome you back to Vaakuna soon. Best regards, Tiina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

    Reviewed 1 September 2016

    Hotel is situated in the heart of Helsinki. Specially for travelers who travel by train or bus - stations locate almost next to the hotel. Panorama view in the roof restaurant is worth seeing. This time there was not enough staff in the breakfast restaurant...More

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    Response from Vaakuna, receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 20 September 2016

    Dear 596heikkih, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your experience at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki on TripAdvisor. Location is indeed key and with everything so near! We are delighted to hear you had the opportunity to enjoy the great...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2016

    Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki was built to the Olympic summer games in Helsinki in 1952. Hotel is located at the immediate vicinity of airport buses and the railway station - excellent and internationally also rather exceptional location! A lot of the seemingly original and old style...More

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    Response from Vaakuna, receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 22 September 2016

    Dear Anssi P, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are so happy to have been able to host you! Some parts of the building are protected by the National Board of Antiquities, so we are able to...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2016

    This hotel needs some work. Usually Sokos Hotels are ok and so is this. But just ok. Outdated rooms and bathrooms. Very nice service and bed was good. Hotel is next to the main station so little bit noisy as expected. Had a good price...More

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    Response from Vaakuna, Johtaja at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 28 September 2016

    Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback! It is nice to hear that You were happy with the service provided by our kind staff. My apology for the room, however I'm glad to hear that You were still satisfied with the value. Wishing you sunny...More

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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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    30 January 2016|
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    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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    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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