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Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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...

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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...

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...

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Whitefish, Montana, USA
Reviewed 10 June 2012 via mobile

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

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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
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...

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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...

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Joensuu, Finland
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...

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Oulu, Finland
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...

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Vladivostok, Russia
Reviewed 23 April 2012

It is a good business hotel located in downtown in 5 min from Rail way terminal and in a walking distance from numerous stores. Hotel provides testy buffet breakfast and access to sauna. Staff is kind and good-skilled. I recommend to stay in this hotel to businessmen who have tight schedule but want to see the capital city after work.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Spent one night there in mid April 2012. Hotel is centrally located, about 5-7mins from the airport bus and train station, but in fairly quiet location. Many bars and restaurants are close by, so is metro station and supermarket, so the location is perfect- also just across the street from the Sibelius Academy. The hotel is very big- maze of...

1Thank Libor79

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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $156 - $299 (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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