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Merikasarminkatu 1 A, Eteläinen Suurpiiri, 00160 Helsinki – Show map
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Best Western Premier Hotel Katajanokka's staff speaks: Swedish, Finnish, English
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Sauna, Fitness Center, Bicycle Rental, Playground
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the Room
Free! Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 21 per day.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 3.50 per hour.
Room Service, Car Rental, 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Shoeshine, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Honeymoon Suite
Newspapers, Safe, Chapel/Shrine, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Heating, Hypoallergenic room available
Swedish, Finnish, English
From 3:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged EUR 30 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 2.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Quirky! Frequent tram at door Bar and restaurant on site Lovely grounds Quiet neighborhood Tea, coffee, safe, toiletries and bath tub in room
Parking a little pricey
Lovely hotel in almost central location. The staff was extremely helpful, the food was great, the prison theme can be found in almost all details, which is nice. The room was spacious, the bed was comfy. All very clean and very very lovely. Would have liked to stay longer :)
Superb location-10 minute walk to harbor Excellent breakfast. Quaint architecture -the building a former jail
Close to the center (walking distance), great atmosphere, very clean, very friendly staff, awesome breakfast. We can definitely recommend it to tourists!
Many groups are there, so at breakfast it is quite busy
Location, soundproof, clean, good breakfast. RUS TV channels.
Poor WiFi in rooms!
It is a good hotel by all standards, so can't really complain
As it is a former prison, it gave me creepy feelings, especially as our room was underground
Excellent location, within walking distance to downtown Helsinki. Staying in former jail was unique experience.
Didn't actually get a jail cell for a room. Internet only available in entry of hotel.
Big rooms Professional staff & service Good location
Rooms are cold and pillows are very uncomfortable (probably cheap ones) Wireless Internet does not work in the rooms
Comfortable Hotel Good Friendly Staff Good Breakfast
Little bit from the Centre of town but still a pleasant walk.
Loved the jail theme.
Wifi didn't work at all, they said it would work in the common areas near reception but I couldn't get it anywhere.
Building history Clean and Quiet
No in-room WIFI
The terrace is awsome, great place for dinner at open air, nice to sit and relax at the evening
Breakfast is very good and rich. Staffs are very helpful and friendly.
Wifi doesn't work in the room. The room is cold, and the heating system doesn't work (at the last days of August).
Friendly staff at reception desk The room in the staff building with normal windows is good. Close to city center
- unfriendly staff at breakfast - poor breakfast concerning bread and knäckebrød - very expensive parking outside the weekend
Great concept, helpful staff, comfy bed, nice bathroom
Lack of ventilation in room.
Something really different -staying in a converted prison. Well executed with comforts but still original cells on display to create atmosphere and staff in the numbered shirts - very convenient just by a tram stop to the centre - excellent breakfast
The place is really cozy being it a former prison, good breakfast, reception's girls nice
No internet in the rooms although specifically mentioned as one of the hotel facilities, freezing in the rooms and common area when outside were 13 degrees, restaurant's staff rude, too expenses
The reception staff were very helpful. We had a large twin room at the front of the building so were able to open the window. Breakfast was a good variety of buffet items. The interior of the building had been sympathetically used, a real experience.
Service at outside restaurant was very poor, one day we waited for an hour and a half. An elderly male member of staff was very rude to us. A limited choice of food which was reasonably expensive. The pillows in the rooms were lumpy, asked to have them changed and they were but still lumpy. The housekeeping was a bit hit and miss, sometimes we had things replenished, sometimes not.
No wifi signal in room.
Fascinating and unusual hotel - don't miss looking at the original segregation cell at one end of the dining room. Most staff very friendly and very helpful. Breakfast and restaurant food mostly excellent. Rooms generally very well equipped. Ideal location for nearby Marina Conference Centre (less than 5 mins walk) and also Viking Ferry Terminal for ferry to Tallin.
Pillows extremely lumpy. Air conditioning too cool and not adjustable or possible to turn it off. One member of reception staff overly 'business like' and inflexible, and much less helpful and friendly than the rest of the team. The 'semi Island' of Katajonokka where the hotel is located is extremely quiet and residential, so need to walk 15 mins back to main square before for pretty much everything a tourist might want.
Historical hotel located near Viking line
Prices of souvenirs
summer time- is all great to this hotel, All is Great
Great location and building. Prison environment very authentic with metal bars in front of our room (321). Clean and quiet room with views into court yard. Super friendly reception who kindly allowed us a later check-out.
Breakfast disappointing. Little bread left and many tables dirty and not cleared. Foreign TV channels not working. Unable to open windows for fresh air. Shower/Bath tub wall too high that even my 190cm husband had trouble getting into it.
Position, quiet, clean, breakfast etc.
TV had no English channels working all weekend.
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