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Hotel Katajanokka

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a lovely hotel! Loved the layout and theme of the prison. Very different and something to tell all your friends about. The room was very spacious, clean and had lots of little well thought out ideas. We would recommend you choosing this hotel to stay in of you are visiting Helsinki. The tram 4 from the city centre takes...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice rooms, excellent service and even if there were renovation it did not disturb the comfort of living. We arrived so late that the kitchen was just closing but they still made us dinner. And in the morning we left so early that we got breakfast by as packed lunches. Great service!

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Thank Sari S
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice room. Bath and red wine, yes!!! Possibility to make coffee, tea, and cacao in room. Wonderful breakfast, vegetables, fruits, berries and dark bread. I like. Nice and quiet room. Tick walls, so you can sleep!

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Thank Soile R
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice and exciting hotel (especially with kids). Good, spacious rooms, very comfortable beds. Location was perfect for us; peaceful surrounding but close to the city center. Tram stop was just opposite the hotel. Very friendly staff.

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Thank liisam2016
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We opted for Hotel Katajanokka for the fair price and quirkiness. We don't favour the big chain hotels too much - we find them a bit soulless! We were not disappointed! We arrived gone midnight and we're greeted as if it was 2.00pm in the afternoon. The walk to our room was amazing, I had to stop and take a...

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Liege, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Katajanokka hotel is very well situated at walking distance of the port of Helsinki and also of the main shopping streets of Helsinki. The area is very quiet. There is a tram stop in front of the hotel. The hotel itself is very special as you can still see from the structure, that it was a prison...but fortunately the...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Review headline says it all! Very quirky, can definitely tell its a former prison, by the corridors like something off Porridge TV show and the imposing boundary walls. Staff are all spectacularly helpful and friendly (aren't all Finns??). Breakfast was a great spread, sadly we hardly had time to stop for it before leaving. Not in the CBD but the...

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Thank DavidE171
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel deserves 4 stars, rooms are not big, reception area, breakfast and location are average, but that feeling of sleeping in old prison are priceless :) In basement are still solitary confinement and group prison cell.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of eight stayed here for two nights ... Fantastic hotel ... Amazing to sleep in an old prison !!! The rooms were large with the most comfortable bed I have EVER slept in ! The buffet breakfast coveted just about every dietary requirement.... The selection was amazing ! Everything from fresh fruit to cheeses ... Many different breads...

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

Dear Rachel Thank you for your kind feedback. I am delighted to hear that your family was happy with your stay, and that you got a good night sleep on our newly changed beds. I hope you had a lovely visit to Helsinki and Finland, and hope we will have an opportunity to welcome you back again soon! Kind regards...

Oulu, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was two former cells combined, a narrowish door, windows high up - there was a feeling to the fact that the building really was a jail until 2002. The staircase in the hallway was impressive. I liked the milieu and the way the hotel had been constructed. The bed was good, the tv, the kettle, the bathroom,everything was...

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

Dear Virpukka Many thanks for your kind review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and also appreciated our unique settings. I hope you had a lovely time in Helsinki spending some quality time with your family. I wish you a lovely Spring time and look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards Eerika Rinne General...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • 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: ₹ 5,990 - ₹ 12,825 (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
#8 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
#8 Family Hotel in Helsinki
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“Guiet and goog beds!”
 of 5 bubbles liisam2016, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The junior suite with the private sauna is very confortable.”
  • Private sauna of junior suite
 of 5 bubbles geric_johan, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Third and Fourth Floor rooms are more isolated than other rooms.”
  • Easy Design but Functional
  • Comfortable Beds and Cosy Sheets
 of 5 bubbles chiaradarmanin, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The higher floors are better. We stayed in the new part of the hotel which is less "prison style".”
 of 5 bubbles 459angelikak, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Walls are thick so there shouldn't be noisy.”
  • Beds are comfortable
 of 5 bubbles VirpiF, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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