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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, good location. Quiet room, only the music of the near-by coffee bar starts to irritate at 7 am! Good breakfast. Very friendly staff. Although we noticed when collecting our luggage at around 3 pm that during the busy hours it would be wise to have two receptionists instead of one.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located right at the city centre, nearby places with tourist interest. The staff are friendly and helpful, also very efficient. The breakfast is good with enough choices. The room is spacious and the bed is comfortable. Only small flushing problem with the toilet.

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Mikkeli, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good hotel at excellent location! Car parking was very easy to reach and it was easy to get to the hotel. At the reception wellcoming was warm and easy. The receptionist explained carefully the hotel services and facilities.

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Kontiolahti, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice staff,good breakfast. Great french restaurant. Good location. Comfortable beds,silent at night,a little renovation would be nice in the room. There would have been room for three persons in a standard room.

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Turku, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good, nice facilities, great service, good breakfast and excellent location. Since we were traveling with a new born, we were offered to stay in a quite room, which was really nice. The price is a bit expensive, but if you come to Helsinki cheap prices are not something that you can easily find.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location. Hotel is located close both to the very city centre which was decorated at the Christmas eve, close to the Ateneum museum (Modilgiani exhibition at the time of my stay) and also walking distance to the central railway station. Friendly personnel was ready to give advice and provide answers to my questions. Good breakfast. Single standard rooms are...

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Hotel_Helsinki, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear O469ROvalentinac, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that your stay with us has been nice. Our staff always does their best to help and advice our guests. I am warmly welcoming you back on your next visit to Helsinki. Best regards, Tanja Arva Service Manager Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki

London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a junior suite, which included its own sauna. The furniture was somewhat worn and modern minimalist: there were no drawers in the bedside cabinets, under the desk or in the cupboards, so storage was less than expected for a suite. There were 2 steps from the living area to the bed, so we left the computer screen on...

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Hotel_Helsinki, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear Nicholas M, Thank you for your feedback and five star rating. I am delighted to hear that your experience of us has been excellent. Our location is one of the best in Helsinki indeed. I am hoping to see you again soon. Best regards, Tanja Arva Service Manager Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki

Vaasa, Finland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location in the heart of Helsinki. Service was very good. Room was clean though maybe a little fixing is needed, e.g. the door handles are little worn. I would also suggest to add smaller pillows to the bed.

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Hotel_Helsinki, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear Silja M, Thank you for your feedback and five star rating. I am super happy to hear that your stay with us has been satisfied. Smaller pillows are available. When booking a room, one can add 3 different special pillows to the reservation for 5 euros each. Hope to see you soon again. Best regards, Tanja Arva Service Manager...

Joensuu, Finland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location. Easy and fast to walk for example railway station. Very big advantage is gym possibility for S-card members on next door. Hope you will cherish this opportunity also in future. Service is also very good in every visit.

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Hotel_Helsinki, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear 15ari, Thank you for your review. It is good to hear that your stay with us has been delightful. We co-operate with EasyFit fitness center and all our customers could use the gym. For S-Card members they have discounted price. Hoping to see you soon again. Best regards, Tanja Arva Service Manager Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki

Lahti, Finland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location of the hotel was perfect, right in the middle of Helsinki. The receptionist was friendly and gave us (me and my boyfriend) a room from the top floors, just as I wished. The room was perfect; not too big nor too small. The only negative side of the room was that it was too cold. We tried to adjust...

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Hotel_Helsinki, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki, responded to this review

Dear CrisseSuomi, Thank you for your feedback. I am glad to hear that your visit with us was good. I am sorry to hear that the room you have was cold. I guess you have mentioned that at the reception so we can fix the problem. We also have extra heaters which we can borrow to the rooms. I am...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern and cosy Sokos Hotel Helsinki is located in the heart of Helsinki, between Ateneum (the Museum of Finnish Art), and the Senate Square. The hotel is located next to the major shopping streets and it is only 300 meters from Helsinki Central Station. All the hotel rooms are designed with fresh, Scandinavian style and have hardwood floors, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV. Some rooms have a private sauna. There is a complimentary internet point with three computers in the lobby area. The hotel also houses two great restaurants: Fransmanni and Memphis. Fransmanni offers French-inspired cuisine and the hotel’s rich breakfast buffet is served there every morning. Memphis is a more upbeat restaurant with tasty burgers and cool drinks. The hotel is also a great venue for small-scale meetings, and offers two meeting rooms for a maximum of 30 persons. The sauna department is located at the top floor and can also be rented for private use. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki

Address: Kluuvikatu 8, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki
Price Range: $134 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki 3.5*
Number of rooms: 203
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Also Known As:
Helsinki Sokos Hotel
Sokos Hotel Helsinki
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#26 Business Hotel in Helsinki
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