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Letterkenny, Ireland
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110 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2012 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights and found this to be a decent, convenient hotel. The room was large and clean, the breakfast ample, and the new shopping area (with lots of shops and restaurants) is literally behind the hotel.

Thank PaulB106
Stockholm, Sweden
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Don't let the corridors and ugly corridors scare you off, the rooms are allright. Breakfast is pretty good. It is more of a business hotel than a romantic getaway, so it isn't cozy at all but it is clean and well run.

Thank Britta_BG
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2012

This hotel is just too big. The rooms and breakfast are OK but if all guests come down to breakfast at the same time it's total chaos. It's a conference venue and what seemed like half of one conference decided to continue their discussions in the room next to ours until 1 AM! We had to call the management, and... More 

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Presidentti, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti, responded to this review

Thank you for visit and feedback regarding your stay at Sokos Hotel Presidentti. I regret that our location in Helsinki downtown and other hotel guests caused problems to you during the night. It is definitely our goal to make every guests stay as safe and comfortable as possible. Music that you mentioned came from the neighbouring restaurant which is not... More 

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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2012

The grand old days of President hotel are gone. Used to be the No 1 hotel in 1980ies, nowadays rooms are refurbished, but restaurant service is not good. A pity the casino moved out. Breakfast was average and overcrowded with tourists, and the bar though comfortable had staff wearing strange underground clothes. Certainly not a hotel uniform. Receptionist are mainly... More 

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Whitefish, Montana, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2012 via mobile

Stayed here while spouse did business. Close to shopping , restaurants and museums. Good value for this overpriced city.

Thank Pampemt
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Been in this hotel already four times and there is absolutely nothing to complain about it. I also always get an excellent price because booking it trough a local agent in Finland. Location totally central, next to the kamppi shopping center. The train and bus station are less than 1km away. Free WiFi. Beautiful breakfast room.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2012

I have been visiting this hotel for more than 3 years. I really the size of rooms (plenty of room and well equipped). The breakfast more than decent one of the best I have ever tried on similar level hotels across Europe. The location is just in the town centre, next to the Kampi Shopping Mall. Maybe in the net... More 

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Reviewed 13 May 2012 via mobile

The hotel is clean and is in a central location which means it is only a 10 minute walk to the centre of the city and the central rail and bus stations. Take the airport bus from the airport and you'll save around €35 on the cost of a taxi. The room was large, clean and quiet and there was... More 

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Joensuu, Finland
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Reviewed 12 May 2012

I have stayed in Sokos hotel Presidentti half a dozen times during business trips in Helsinki. Hotel is very well located, right in the center of the city. Main train station is about 5 minutes walk away and metro station locates just a cross the street. Also busses and trams stops nearby. Rooms are big enough. I have always stayed... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Location is very good. It is possible to walk around the city centre. Trams and metro stops nearby. Hotel room can be quite noisy because of the trams, depending where your hotel room locates. We stayed there one night as a family and we got a quite big nice room with views to two directions. Bathroom ok. Nice breakfast and... More 

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Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti

Address: Etelaeinen Rautatiekatu 4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Kampinmalmi
Price Range: $141 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti 4*
Number of rooms: 494
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Sokos Hotel Helsinki
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#29 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
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