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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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Pori, Finland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location. Not too noisy - a little bit traffic sounds. Good service, easy to get services.Easy to get coffee, nice place to have business lunch or dinner. Everything went smoothly. Good value.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the city center of Helsinki more or less. The hotel is located right opposite the railway station, its in the same building as Sokos shopping center and has nice restaurants connected to it. I had a one person room with balcony, with a very nice view. And as I spent New Years Eve at the hotel, it was...

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Kuopio, Finland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel is just in a perfect place near shops and trailway station. Room was nice and spacious even we had two children with us. Breakfast is good and the wiev from the 10th floor is excellent. We have been here before and we will come back again.

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Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear Sami K, Warm thank you for your lovely review and for your compliments! It is wonderful to hear that you had a pleasant stay in our hotel, once again. Hopefully, we will meet you and your family again. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Jenni Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel was quite ok. Room was actually quite small if comparing the price. Breakfast average, there could be more choices. The view from the restaurant windows was awesome. I liked the peace and i was sleeping very well.

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Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear pasih2017, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are sincerely happy to receive your honest feedback, which will help us develop different aspects of our services. It is also very nice to hear that you had a pleasant stay and that you enjoyed the peacefulness. You are warmly welcome to our hotel again in the...

Viitasaari, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was close to places which I wanted to go. Breakfast was good and bed was really comfortable. There was just little minor things to fix in wall but really minor. My bus left later at afternoon hours after I had to leave my room and it was great to still keep my luggage safe in hotel.

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Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear tarun2017, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so happy to hear that you had such a lovely and pleasant stay in our hotel. As you mentioned, our hotel's location is definitely one of our strengths worth mentioning - among others. You are of course very welcome to visit us again in the future!...

Akaa, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for first time in Vaakuna with two friends from Germany. Service was nice and rooms were spacious even with in our was also a baby crib. Hotel was quiet and the breakfast at 10th floor was excellent. We´ll definately stay there again.

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Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear Saija0117, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review your experience. We're excited to welcome you back to Vaakuna soon. Best regards, Jenni Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good service but the staff did not speak Swedish and that was no good because in Finland and Helsinki you must be able to talk to all people from Scandinavium. Ordering taxi went easy. Quite room and good beds. Close to the railwaystation. Good breakfast.

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Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear lenal528, Thank you for your honest review. I am sorry to hear that you didn't get service in the wanted language. Nonetheless, you found the quality of service very good - which is also pleasant for us to hear. Thank you for all of the compliments. We're hoping to see you back again soon. Best regards, Jenni Original Sokos...

Kempele, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent lovely time shopping in Helsinki. Everything was near the hotel. You don´t need a car. Room was clean, nice and spacious. Staff was so nice. Breakfast was good. Easy to recommend to all. Definitely coming again..

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Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear 976katik, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your stay in Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki. It is a pleasure to hear that you had a successful trip and you really enjoyed your stay in our hotel. You are warmly welcome here again! Best regards, Jenni Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay was excellent. I will come for sure there next time allso. You food was good service too. I recommend this hotell for sure to all. Staff was friendly. Room was quiet and clean . All I will saa thx.

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Vaakuna, Receptionist at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear markusautio, thank you for your recent visit in our hotel and for taking the time to comment on your trip. We are super happy to hear that your stay was so successful. You are more than welcome back again soon again for another great visit! Happy new year! Best regards, Jatta Reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

siru2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Vaakuna is located middle of Helsinki. Railway station, shopping center, restaurants etc. are very near so car is not needed. We had a great time to celebrate New Year party on square and enjoyed hard rock concert as well.

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Dear siru2017, thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit with us at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki. We are super happy to hear that your New Years eve was successful and that our center location was suitable for your needs during your trip to Helsinki. We hope to see you again soon for another great...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The beautiful functionalist Sokos Hotel Vaakuna is located on the best spot in town, in the centre of everything, with all of central Helsinki within easy reach. The hotel comprises 270 rooms for non-smokers with sound-insulated windows and individual room cooling system. From the balconies of the rooms on floor 9, you see Helsinki in all its glory. The hotel also has 6 comfortable meeting rooms. The present ambiance of the hotel, completed in 1952, is a splendid show of Finnish design traditions. The hotel is protected by the National Board of Antiquities. ... more   less 

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Address: Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Vironniemi
Price Range: RM607 - RM987 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna 3.5*
Number of rooms: 270
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Also Known As:
Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#10 Family Hotel in Helsinki
#14 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#19 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
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