I enjoyed staying at the hotel Valo for 8 days last week. The hotel is set to support guests who are in Helsiki for work. So don't expect a large room, but an effectively furnished room with high-quality finishes where you can also work, if you want. But better than working in your hotel room, you can work in the offices the hotel has set up for that purpose. The hotel has a good but not extraordinary restaurant. What is pleasant is that from the hotel you have very good public transport connections to the rest of Helsinki. In short, if you are in Helsinki for work, Valo hotel is a good choice.
Very modern and clean hotel. Nice architecture, build in 2020? Friendly staff and amazing rooftop wellness and spa area! Rooms are smaller than usual but still comfy and full of quality materials which makes the stay enjoyable. Menu in the hotel restaurant was quite short but still seems there is something for everyone.
This was the first time my wife and I visited Finland. The hotel locates about 30 minutes away from city center. It was not a big problem for us once we were familiar with Helsinki supurb bus system. Hotel staffs were very courteous and extremely helpful. They even let us left our big luggages while we traveled to lapland. The room was quite small, however, with interior design, it compensated its size with convenience utilities, power outlets and etc. Breakfast was quite good, served with basically Finnish dishes. I did not have a chance to use sauna and gym, so no comment on that. Overall, it is worth your money instead of paying more to stay in city center.
The room was very nice and the spa on the roof is very cool! My girlfriend thought that the bed was very hard though. It was a shame though that the restaurant is not open on Sundays, and the room service was unavailable as well.
Breakfast and lunch was excellent and made of high quality ingredients! Rooms was nice and comfy, toilet/bathroom was quite small/compact. There was something wrong about air condition, because I felt sometimes that I had to have open the window to have fresh air, but there was not any windows in rooms or meeting rooms. I am allergic and felt sick because of that and it left me wondering was there some ventilationproblems in the hotel.
Very good combination of different workspaces, hotel services, restaurant services and wellness. Interesting details all around and fresh, clean feeling in general. Wellness section at the roof top was the best and i will be staying here from now on always when in Helsinki.
I stayed originally at Valo hotel in April 2022. I had the most incredible experience, it was spotless, beautiful, and fresh. I couldn't recommend it enough. My last stay was in October 2022. And i have to say it's gone down on standards in my opinion. The room had a cup left in it on the window from the previous guest. This probably doesn't seem like much of a big deal, but It put me off. The bed was crumpled up and looked unmade. The shower screen was very stiff. The whole experience just really didn't hold up to my April experience. The staff just seemed bored half of the time. I had no idea if I was entitled to a free breakfast, my booking app said I was, but in April we had it written on the leaflets, so I at least had some form of an idea. I've just felt this whole experience has really put me off returning to Valo, I couldn't stop singing praises about my experience back in April, because the experience really was incredible there Valo provided. But this time it was really just a basic hotel, which is unfortunate. I realise that Valo can be extremely busy, I realise that. But please try to realise that guests who are paying deserve to be treated with the same respect as the people going there for work. I think in future I will pay to go somewhere else. Sorry Valo, you lost a returning customer.. The picture provided is how I found the bed.…
Weekend getaway. We got a giftcard Valo and used it for a weekend stay. Rooftop spa added a little luxury to our stay and breakfast was really nice but very busy (sunday morning). Would recommend this place for anyone staying in Helsinki but also if you need a place to work! Facilities looked perfect for that.
Luckily we had booked a comfort room which included the usage of wellness area at the rooftop (which was superb!) and bathrobes . This room was ideal for 2 people. Quiet, clean and had everything we needed. Breakfast was excellent.
I am a French chef traveling the world for my job, I stayed at VALO Hotel for 3 days and was amazing, very clean (important), the staff every place was very nice and helpful, the front desk women were very professional, ELO'S restaurant was a big surprise for me, very simple food, very fresh and very good, thank you and will come back again, Bon Appetit