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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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#20 of 64 Hotels in Helsinki
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Kuopio, Finland
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Really clean hotel and quiet even our room was to main street. Breakfast is the best, this is the chirldren's opinion. The staff is very frendly. One minor minus is the small lifts if you have lots of luggages.

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

Dear 721assim, thank you for choosing our hotel for your visit in Helsinki and thank you for taking the time to leave a comment. I'm very pleased to hear that especially your children enjoyed our breakfast. Our Onni Orava- breakfast is a real hit with the kids in the summertime. Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki is protected by the museum...

Heinola
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I compared four different hotels for my trip, chose Vaakuna and all I can say is that I have no regrets. Actually, I had a blast! Location was great, right in the middle of, well, everything. My room was clean and comfortable, the staff was friendly and very helpful, excellent breakfast and all my wishes for the room were taken...

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

Dear saara299, thank you very much for commenting on your stay with us! I'm delighted to hear that you had a blast during your visit here in Vaakuna! It's always a great pleasure when we receive such positive feedback from our guests. I truly hope you'll get a chance to visit us soon again, you are more than welcome! Best...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Stayed here with my wife on our last night in Helsinki. We were made very welcome by the staff who were very friendly and accommodating. Our room was a bit small, but was warm and very comfortable. The bed was just right, not too soft and not too hard.

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

Dear GregNightingale, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us about your recent stay in our hotel. It is always a great pleasure reading such positive reviews especially about our staff and service. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Best regards, Jatta Reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed in the sauna suite and thoroughly enjoyed the room with great views over the city and very comfortable beds. Great service and absolutely wonderful for the kids - there is a super playroom in the restaurant and a kids breakfast buffet as well. Great family hotel!

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

Dear annaY8CO, thank you for choosing our hotel for your trip in Helsinki and taking the time to comment on your stay with us. We are really happy to hear that everything went so well during your stay. Especially heart warming for us is your feedback of our service. We're hoping to welcome you and your family back again in...

Iisalmi, Finland
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Excellent service, rooms are clean , breakfast was plentiful. Children taken into account well and the staff is very friendly. We had my daughter and her two children( 6 v and 9 v) holiday trip in Helsinki. We visited the Linnanmäki of course, and shopping. The location is just awesome , every place have short distance.We will definitely come again.

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

Dear 499saris, thank you for choosing our hotel for your summer trip to Helsinki and thank you for this great review! We're very happy to hear that you and your family had a good time while staying with us and let's hope you will get a chance to visit us soon again! Best regards, Jatta Receptionist Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna...

Lieksa, Finland
Reviewed 22 July 2016

When visiting Helsinki, I usually stay in Vaakuna hotel. The location is great, the rooms are comfortable, and the staff is excellent. Ask for a quiet room and you'll get one. The breakfast is delicious and there are lots of dishes to try.

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

Dear Hilja2016, thank you for choosing Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna again for your visit in Helsinki. It's always a pleasure to receive such positive comments also from our frequent visitors. These great reviews really gives us the motivation to keep up the good work! We're exited to welcome you back again soon. Best regards, Jatta Receptionist Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna...

Hyvinkaa, Finland
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Our family was staying in junior suite and it was really clean and cosy although there was plenty of room for four people. Fresh breakfast was served in tenth floor with nice view. We appreciated old architecture and cosy atmosphere, also children were well considered with their own puzzles.

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Vaakuna, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear lea184, Thank you for the great review! We're very happy to hear that you and your family had a good time while staying with us. Our suites have plenty of space and are great option for a family. See you and your family again very soon! In Hospitality, Nina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Lahti
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Our family prefer Sokos hotels when We visit Helsinki. My favorite is Torni, but with all family or more people by car Vaakuna is easy to reach also by pudlic. Some problems last time with parkin ticket. We had paid it in hotel, but We paid it also in parking hall!? Notes from hotel was not eneugh.

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Vaakuna, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear juhah933, Thank you for staying with us and taking your time to make the review. It is nice to hear that the location is good to you and your family. I am sorry if there was a misunderstanding about the parking. The staff is happy to help with any problems you might have. Hoping to see you again soon...

Lapland
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Excellent location in the heart of the city. Stayed in the junior suite. Outdated decor, tiny toilet, beds just ok. Plus for the huge balcony. Had to call reception to get the bathropes which were included in the room price. Room could have been cleaned better. Dust here and there. Bad odor from the toilet was disturbing.. Ok for one...

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

Dear LaplandRita, thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay here in Helsinki and thank you for taking the time to review this visit. I'm very sorry to hear that the room was not what you expected and that the cleaning was not done up to your standards and our own standards. We appreciate your valuable feedback and we...

Lahti, Finland
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Perfect location (we were visiting amusement park and Suomenlinna), good service, service in reception was helpful. I recomment this hotel Good breakfast with good view, we were having it at terasse 🌞🌞

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Vaakuna, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, responded to this review

Dear 849sari, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so happy to hear that you had such a lovely stay in our hotel and in Helsinki. We look forward to taking care of you when you come back. Kind regards, Nina reception Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

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  • 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: €122 - €263 (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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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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