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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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#20 of 63 Hotels in Helsinki
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Mikkeli
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Service was great and so were the rooms and breakfast! We were traveling with wheelchair so the lifts were quite small for us but bed with sides were handy! Also the main entrance had quite deep slide...

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

Dear minnil2016, thank you for choosing Vaakuna hotel for your visit in Helsinki. We are always happy to receive such positive comments of our customer service. Next time you visit us, you can use the staff elevators that are more spacious and convenient to use. We hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, Jatta Bergström Receptionist Original Sokos Hotel...

Mantsala, Finland
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Fine hotel, marvellous old design, next to the railway station at city centre, good service and excellent views! Elevators were little tiny, but anyway a very good hotel to stay. Visited with to teenage kids and were satisfied.

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

Dear Sari P, thank you for this kind and positive feedback about your stay in our hotel. I hope you'll get a chance to visit us soon again! Best regards, Jatta Bergström Receptionist Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Great location, very friendly and helpful staff, good breakfast. Clean room with comfortable beds (even the extra bed was large enough for a grown-up). And best of all, the price was very reasonable even though it was a high season.

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

Dear AKO-85, Thank you for sharing your visit to our hotel! It is always special to hear such wonderful words about our guests stays. We look forward meeting you in the near future. Best regards, Nina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Kaarina, Finland
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Best view with breakfast. Absolutely great terrace in the roof.The hotel has a beautiful interior and friendly service. The rooms were clean, unlike the other Sokos hotel in the opposite corner of the Kamp square.In the breakfast there was organic food also, and it was suitably varied. Good aircondition in the room.

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

Dear lovelyus2016, Thank you for your nice words! It is good to know you enjoyed your stay. The view from the 10th floor terrace is spectacular, it is the best place to have breakfast. Come back and visit us soon! Kind regards, Nina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I stayed at the hotel for one night with a friend in a standard twin room. Nice and comfortable room, nice view over Helsinki. Lacking a water boiler and things like that, which you could get for extra fee. Nothing to complain, really.

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

Dear 17emmih, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience - I am so pleased to know you enjoyed your stay! If you are coming back to Helsinki you are warmly welcome to stay with us! Have a nice summer and hope we see you soon again! Johanna reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Lappeenranta, Finland
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We stayed at 8th floor corner junior suite wich was actually large, size of a three-bedroom-apartement! It was an extremely pleasant surprise. Room and beds were comfortable and clean, and the view over the city was magnificent. The hotel was pretty full and in the morning,a bit overslept, we had a slight of a problem to find a vacant table...

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

Dear 629terhip, Thank you very much for the great review! We're very happy to hear that you and your family had a good time while staying with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon! Johanna reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very good location, very good view from terrace, but too old carpets in halls and rooms (it's important for people with allergia). Breakfast is mostly in high carbs, very poor choice for people who can't eat carbs. Besides that the hotel's restaurant was closed during my staying because of Juhannus ((

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Dear annaF2778MB, Thank you for your review! You are warmly welcome back to stay with us at Vaakuna Helsinki. Johanna reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We had junior suite from 9th floor. View was especially great and everything went very well with the staff. Especially when one of my mates forgot his hat in hotelroom after checkout-so friendly staff found it and returned it to its owner. I would recommend this hotel to my friends. Breakfast was ok.

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Dear Jarmo K, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review your experience. Happy to know that you had a good time while staying with us. It is always a pleasure hearing such positive reviews about our staff! We're excited to welcome you back to Vaakuna soon. Best regards, Nina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna...

Kuopi
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Good location, nice rooms, really good breakfast, good price. Sauna and bubblebath relaxed, hopes did get listen,good place to stay with kids. Car parking enought near. Shops and restaurants are near also. Rrailwaystation is next,but dont disturd.

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Dear Anne-Mari I, Thank you for the great review! We're very happy to hear that you and your family had a good time while staying with us. Hoping to see you again soon next time you're in the city! Best regards, Nina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Kirkkonummi
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Sunny lazy summer suunday morning wakeup middle of Helsinki, after good slept night, soft bed, clean room and next tasty breakfast buffet at Loiste -restaurant with excellent overview and warmly welcoming service.

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Dear 775jaanah, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I am so pleased to know you enjoyed your stay! The beds are quite heavenly, the perfect spot for a rejuvenating sleep. It is lovely to know that you had such a wonderful experience with our staff and our hotel. We look forward to your next visit! In...

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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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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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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: ₹ 9,212 - ₹ 21,409 (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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