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“finnish design”(50 reviews)
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“alvar aalto”(10 reviews)
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Central location, near almost everything, walking distance and near many restaurants, bars, etc. Is a nice hotel, with a nice breakfast. Rooms are not as good as expected, but anyway is a good choice value for money.

Thank João C
Response from SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel HelkaResponded 20 July 2015

Dear jsampaio, Thank you for the good feedback. I hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back to Helka soon! Kind regards Simo Kohtala Hotel Helka

Reviewed 8 July 2015

Extremely helpful and friendly staff. Rooms were sparsly furnished, but clean & comfortable. Didn't like paper cups for coffee in room (I scalded myself). Plenty of TV channels in English, including an X-rated one! Nice bar & restaurant. We didn't use the free sauna. WiFi...More

Thank Jules512015
Response from SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel HelkaResponded 21 July 2015

Dear Jules512015, Thank you for the kind review. We have improved our Wi-Fi and at the moment Helka is ranked number one in Helsinki hotelwifitest. You are more than welcome to test it again! Kind regards Simo Kohtala Hotel Helka

Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We decided to book Hotel Helka for two nights. Helka stood up compared to other hotels that we considered with its reasonable price and seemed to be good quality and location. So we made a booking. Hotel was easy to reach, we came to Helsinki...More

1  Thank Mira I
Response from SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel HelkaResponded 21 July 2015

Dear Mira I, Thank you for taking the time to write this positive review. As always it has been read by Helka team. It is always nice to hear that you liked our customer service. Maybe next time you should try our bigger Premium rooms....More

Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Helka hotel is an easy 10-15 minute walk from the Helsinki Central Train station and central bus station. After checking in, you're seconds from both trolley and bus stops. While at the hotel, you're treated to a filling assortment of breakfast items, sauna, and quiet...More

1  Thank Ken T
Response from SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel HelkaResponded 20 July 2015

Dear Ken T, Thank you for the nice review. I hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you back to Helka soon! Kind regards Simo Kohtala Hotel Helka

Reviewed 1 July 2015

I was in two minds about booking here as some of the reviews caused me to doubt whether it would be OK. In the event, I was seduced (!) by a really good deal and thought 'Oh well, it's only 4 nights and it's just...More

2  Thank Paul T
Response from SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel HelkaResponded 3 July 2015

Dear Paul T, I´m glad that you stayed here at Helka with us, and taking the time to write this positive review. It´s nice to hear that you had a pleasant stay. I will forward your greetings also to our restaurant. I really hope we...More

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US$ 109 - US$ 252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
#11 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#13 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
#20 Business Hotel in Helsinki
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$ 109 - US$ 252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
#11 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#13 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
#20 Business Hotel in Helsinki
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NurseAllen18
11 April 2018|
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Hello, We always recommend using the train. Train takes you from the airport straight to the city center in 30 minutes. From the central station you will reach Helka after a 10 minute walk. we are located on the edge of... More
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bmshull
5 February 2017|
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Dear bmshull, We still have rooms available, please contact the hotel directly. Kind regards Simo Helka
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4 February 2017|
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Dear bmshull, Yes, we have a shower in every room. Welcome! Warm regards Simo Helka
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"High floor"
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"High up, facing NW"
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"We chose a double comfort room, which has some extra space and a desk if you need to work."
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"My room had a single bed - so if travelling as a couple check what size bed your room will have."
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