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Hotel Helka

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights. Room was very nice and tidy, room and bathroom were cleaned every day. Breakfast is huge, with a variety of cold and warm dishes. Overall a very pleasant stay, highly recommended!

Thank Julia O
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Had to stay one night. Pros: very good location, good wifi connection, very clean, polite staff, good breakfast, really enjoyed the sauna. Cons: the room is quite small, did not really like the bedding - the duvet is to think the pillow is small. However, it is still a very good value for the money I paid. I will definitely...

Thank Alexei N
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 23 June 2014

basic hotel near kamppii. rooms are very small and hotel is far from the main shopping area and esplanadi. the staff is very friendly and helpful. good breakfast. couldve been better if it was closer to the prime area.

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Kolding, Denmark
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Great location. Friendly and efficient staff. Nice lounge-like bar. OK room - small but nicely refurbished. Old hotel with a nice make-up but everything worked fine. Free wifi in room which worked excellently.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

Hotel ok and breakfast fine... However room service should have been better... Stayed a number of nights and didn't refill coffee and powdered milk... Fridge did not work at all and this was my second room... Original room smelt due to inoperable fridge. No new shampoo and conditioner. All small things but after a long working day couldn't be bothered...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I was spending a weekend with my wife in Helsinki and stayed at Helka Hotel. The location is very good and the service was professional and friendly. We had a dinner at the hotel and it was excellent as was the Service. (I can recommend the Lady stake also for men, It was rather big and tasty). Also the Bar...

Thank Juhani R
Spring Lake, Michigan
Reviewed 16 June 2014

I've stayed at Hotelli Helka twice and will return in the future. It's convenient to attractions, shopping, and the railway station. Rooms are comfortable and a good value, simply and traditionally furnished in a modern Finnish style. It's a typical Finnish hotel with sauna and breakfast included in the room rate. The breakfast offers a plentiful range of Finnish, continental,...

Thank Kathryn R
Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 13 June 2014

I've been in this hotel many times and always enjoyed my stay. I've stayed both in single and twin rooms both for business and leisure. The main reason for choosing the hotel over and over again is the location, which is perfect for almost any purposes. There are also shops and restaurants for late-night snacks when arriving late. Trams, subway...

1Thank WanShani
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2014

We stayed at Hleka for two nights while passing through Helsinki. We found our room a decent size with good WIFI and bathroom. The downside was that whilst we loved our two massive windows the curtains were tiny and did a very poor job at cutting out the light (travelled in June when the daylight went from 4am til 11pm)....

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Whilst holidaying in Scandavia, visited Finland and spent 2 days there before visiting Tallinn and then off to see bears in the wild. I stayed at Hotel Helka in Helsinki and found it very good. The staff were very helpful, the location good; you are close to No. 9 tram that takes you to the port for the Tallink ferry...

Thank NJA56

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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: RM427 - RM948 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Helka 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
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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“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. ”
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