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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The location of this hotel is fantastic: directly across the street from the city train station and within a few blocks of the harbor. You can enter the hotel lobby directly from the Sokos department store, which shares the same block. The saunas are a...More

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Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded yesterday

Dear rkcribbs, Thank You for taking the time to write this kind feedback. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us and you liked our hotel. It's nice to know you liked our facilities and the location. We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The hotel is very centrally located, right next to the main railway station. The hotel decor has historic elements, yet does not feel outdated. Staff is friendly. Room had good sleeping quality. The bed comfortable and two pillows to choose from. Breakfast buffet has a...More

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Response from Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded yesterday

Dear EricaK2013, I would like to thank youfor your recent stay at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Helsinki.Thank you also for writing this excellent review. I am very delighted to hear that you have found the atmosphere of this beautiful hotel so wonderful. I am pleased...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location in the heart of the city, easy to access from train station. Rooms are a bit worn out but clean and comfortable. Some of the rooms have great views! Breakfast is basic but has a wide selection. Staff was friendly.More

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Response from Vaakuna, Reception at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Milo4u, thank you for your stay with us here in the hear of Helsinki and your time to write this review. We are happy to hear you have enjoyed your stay. I hope we will meet again and you will choose our hotel also...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice old style Hotel located in the core of Helsinki. Friendly staff, nice breakfast. New feature was a tablet to be used in the room during the stay. Chose the Hotel By location and recommend it. thank you.More

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Response from Vaakuna, Reception at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 1 week ago

Dear 793jannab, Thank you so much for your stay with us and your time to write this review. We are happy to hear you have enjoyed our services. Our history and style goes back in 1950's and we are keeping the interior like it used...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Vaakuna has an excellent position in the very centre of Helsinki, so it's easy to find Access to metro, trains or busses. Or to museums, theatres etc. Our room was big enough and nice. Only the mattresses in beds were a bit too soft...More

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Response from Vaakuna, Reception at Original Sokos Hotel VaakunaResponded 1 week ago

Dear reijok569, Thank you so much for your visit and your time to write this review. We are happy to hear you have enjoyed our services. And yes, our location is very central. I hope to see you soon again our guest! Best regards, Petra...More

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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$162 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#14 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#19 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
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US$162 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#14 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#19 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
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Lisa S
8 November 2016|
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Response from Vaakuna | Property representative |
Dear Lisa, yes, we are just next to the main railway station of Helsinki, where all the trains arrives and depart. West terminal is less than 20 mins away, where to catch the ferry to Tallinn. Easy to reach by the tram... More
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latdi
30 January 2016|
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Response from Ilona S | Reviewed this property |
I think not every hotel room has a full size bath, but you can ask for it, a lot of them do. Breakfast is served at the 10th floor. You'll have nice wievs over the roof tops of Helsinki. And yes: they do have possibility to... More
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"Rooms on the north side have the best views"
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"Top floor and view to train station"
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"rooms in level 8 and above are atleast most quiet ones."
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