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Hotel Helka

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#13 of 63 Hotels in Helsinki
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$242*
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Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Reviewed 19 May 2014

I was there for a 5 day semianar in the hotel. The hotel building is from the 60, 70 years but renovated. I had a single room on the 5th floor, verl small but ok. The breakfast was ok, but no variation for 5 days. Lunch was in buffet form, many buisness peopole are comming from outside for lunch. I...

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Chris K, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear Laurent_L, Thank you for your review and welcome again to Helka! Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night in Helka. Hotel decoration is awesome and everything is clean. Staff was very helpful and we got also late checkout. Try the suite with steam sauna, it was cool! Suite also has nice sights, because it is in the corner of building. We will definitely visit Helka again.

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Chris K, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear Lauski1, Thank you for your kind review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Helka. Welcome again! Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We stayed there only one night, but it felt like a really cosy place. Comfortable rooms, good breakfast. Plus city centre location is an additional advantage. Worth trying for shorter or longer stays in the city.

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Chris K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear agatrips, Thank you for your kind review and welcome again to Helka! Have a nice summer! Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

Reviewed 26 April 2014

Great hotel. Rooms are very small but are clean, modern and have everything you need. My view was a brick wall but my stay was a short one and I imagine other rooms may be better! Breakfast is good, and the location is central (short stroll to modern art gallery, museum and the rock church). The staff are wonderful. My...

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Chris K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear KittyLou79, Thank you for your kind review. I remember your luggage :). You are very welcome to visit us again! We have also bigger Premium single rooms and it´s only +20€ extra/night incl. late c-out and early c-in. Have a nice summer! Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

cologne germany
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Helka hotel Helisnki is a very convenient place to stay and the entire staff are most helpful and obliguing. The attached restaurant serves simple but tasty meals .Convenient small bar near reception is ideal. The Finnish Sauna on roof level definately most appreciated. Reception staff arrange airport transfers. The place is clean, quiet, and economical. I would definately stay again.

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Chris K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear mridula, Thank you for your warm review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to try our restaurant, bar and sauna as well! Welcome again! Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Very good location, nice sized rooms, friendly staff, good breakfast and a very nice sauna. For Helsinki, it offers reasonably good value. Would recommend. Very easy to get to and from the airport cheaply as there is a bus that stops nearby which runs from very early until very late.

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Dear Katiekay332, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to try our sauna as well! Hope to see you again! Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

I booked this hotel through ebookers and paid around 62 pounds for a single room with breakfast, acceptable in such an expensive city. The walk from the rail station is 10-15 minutes tops, and the receptionist very helpful with maps and guides. The room was small but I expected it to be, bathroom was good with wet room and toiletries....

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Chris K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear tom131288, Thank you for your kind review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Helka. We look forward to welcoming you here at Helka again :) Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Undoubtedly the strongest point of the Helka Hotel is its proximity to the city centre, public transport and the city's attractions. The rooms are basic but clean, however also show the age of the decor. The Helka Hotel is certainly not cheap and for what it has to offer it is actually pricey with one extra bed for a child...

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Chris K, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear ArchimedesUk, Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again at Helka! Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

Turku, Finland
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Helka is an old hotel which has renovated. Rooms are very modern and still cosy. Location is close Stockmann which is the biggest shop in Finland. The railway station is within a walking distance, and several good restaurants, too. Breakfast selection is plenty and it includes typical Finnish breakfast products. The restaurant of Helka, Helkan keittiö (kitchen of Helka) is...

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Dear Riku V, Thank you for your warm review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to try our restaurant as well! I will tell your greetings to our restaurant. Hope to see you again at Helka! Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

Kotka, Finland
Reviewed 31 March 2014

The staff were friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean and comfortable. There was secure parking available in a yard at the rear of the hotel. The shower was good, with some toiletries if you forget shower gel etc. The décor could do with a bit of updating, but refurbishment work was underway, so it would be good to...

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Dear Theakie, Thank you for your kind review and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Helka. Hope to see you again! Best regards Hotel Helka Chris Kruusvee

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casual Elegance inspired by Finnish Design and Nature! Only 250 metres from Kamppi Metro Station, privately owned Hotel Helka offers 150 functional rooms, fine dining and a cozy street bar. All the rooms have design furniture and a strong sense of Finnish nature. All of the rooms have air-cooling system, minibars and flat-screen TVs. Breakfast buffet, use of Sauna and WiFi connection are complimentary for all guests. Hotel Helka is housed in a refurbished 1920s building. The bright rooms feature decor by Artek and other well-known Finnish design brands and designers. Helkan Keittio Restaurant serves Finnish cuisine based on fresh, locally sourced ingredients such as fish, game, mushrooms and berries. Guests can enjoy drinks and snacks in Helka’s trendy Lobby Bar, which also features a cigar room. Helka’s central location provides easy access to shopping, dining and culture. Helsinki Central Station is 10 minute walk away. Welcome to the Heart of Helsinki! ... more   less 

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Address: Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki
Price Range: $144 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Helka 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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Helka Hotel Helsinki
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
#11 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#11 Family Hotel in Helsinki
#13 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
#20 Business Hotel in Helsinki
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“Rooms at the back quiter - especially on the weekends”
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“Facing the Street”
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“Great location”
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“Very big and nice room. Big lovely bed and the interior design was modern, fresh and personal. It felt quite cold in the evening but got better during the night. ”
414hannaw, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at back are very quiet.”
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