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University of Helsinki (0.1 miles) Ateneum Art Museum (0.2 miles) Kinopalatsi Movie Theater Complex (0.2 miles)
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Newest reviews for Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki

  • Paul
      Australia
    September 9, 2014

    Breakfast service is very good. Quality and organisations first rate.

    View into mcdonalds. I had to close the curtains most of the time.

    8.3

  • Didier
      Netherlands
    September 4, 2014

    Location in the city centre Good breakfast

    Old, dull, dark, not well maintained bathroom. Empty room, sounding hollow, spartan, unpleasant. Sauna open only 2h/day (during dinner time!)

    6.3

  • Jeanette
      United Kingdom
    September 4, 2014

    Helpfulness of reception staff Cleanliness

    There were no facilities in the room to make a hot drink. This was especially disappointing when we arrived very late at night.

    9.2

  • Man
      Hong Kong
    August 27, 2014

    noisy street at side of the hotel

    7.9

  • Pirjo
      Canada
    August 27, 2014

    Loved the location, within walking distance to everything.

    Was supposed to have air conditioning, but did not! A fan does not count as AC. Tried 2 rooms, first one was probably 35C, second slightly cooler, perhaps 30C. No ice machine, no soft drink vending machines and no place to get cold drinks after 11pm

    5

  • Charles
      United States of America
    August 26, 2014

    very quiet, comfortable sleep; expansive breakfast options

    flakey internet connection that required continuous login

    8.8

  • Anonymous
      Canada
    August 23, 2014

    They did not clean my room in between the two days I stayed there and the room was quite cold, I called the reception, but they were not very helpful, the thermostat didn't seem to work. I expected much more for the price I paid.

    4.6

  • Mima
      United Kingdom
    August 22, 2014

    central location; very helpful and friendly staff; wide choice at breakfast; fairly quiet despite several bars and restaurants in the area

    room slightly on the small side and could do with some refurbishment

    7.9

  • Anonymous
      Finland
    August 19, 2014

    The location is excellent for getting to know the city. Most of Helsinki's main attractions, shops and points of interest are within a walking distance.

    The hotel is very expensive for what it offers. The decor is very tired, the amenities are very limited and the hotel is quite restless with lots and lots of young adult revellers.

    5.4

  • Giacomo
      Russia
    August 19, 2014

    Great location, very much appreciated welcome package for the 2 small dogs. Very friendly staff and big room.

    Last year we had a discount on the nearby parking facility. Not a big deal.

    8.3

  • Ismail
      United Arab Emirates
    August 18, 2014

    Location

    poor breakfast, the cleaner did not clean the floor during our stay. Expensive for the available facilities. weak WiFi. very old furniture.

    4.2

  • Simon
      Portugal
    August 17, 2014

    El colchon lamentable , the mattress is very bad

    5

  • Pia
      Cyprus
    August 16, 2014

    location is good

    ac was not working and it was really warm and could not sleep. For us it was just really important to have a good night sleep because we had to travel elsewhere after but the only thing hotel offered was just to open the window which was not really helping. too expensive for this kind of room.

    5.4

  • Lawrence
      United States of America
    August 2, 2014

    Outstanding staff service! Terrific location! Comfortable, clean rm and bath. Fabulous daily breakfast brunch of 30 or so tasty items!

    More customer control of air conditioning. My husband would have liked it a wee bit cooler.

    9.6

  • Gloria
      United Kingdom
    July 29, 2014

    Good location of the hotel. The staff was very helpful, good breakfast.

    Was hot in the room due to hot weather and was no air conditioner.

    7.9

  • Helen
      United Kingdom
    July 27, 2014

    The location of the hotel is excellent. The staff are superb, very friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and the bed comfortable. Having 2 restaurants to choose from was very good. The choice of food for breakfast was excellent.

    I stayed 2 nights in one room, and a further night in another. The room for the second visit did not have a comfortable chair to watch TV (although the TV did rotate so I could watch it in bed). The service in the Memphis restaurant was very slow in terms of the preparation of food in the kitchen (front-of-house serving staff were very good). Need more chefs in kitchen? 40 minutes is a long wait!

    8.8

  • Anonymous
      United Kingdom
    July 25, 2014

    Central location, helpful and friendly staff, good restaurant and good breakfast. As always with Sokos it's well worth upgrading to a Superior Room and a little extra cost.

    The central location meant it was a a bit noisy but that's not te hotel's fault.

    10

  • Thomas
      United Kingdom
    July 22, 2014

    Good big room comfortable beds

    Toilet design not great but loads of room.

    7.9

  • Anonymous
      France
    July 20, 2014

    Hotel location and facilities.

    Everything is fine. It would have been perfect if there tea coffee facilities with cups, kettle in the room Queuing in the morning for breakfast.

    8.8

  • Judith
      Australia
    July 18, 2014

    The breakfast was excellent and the location was superb. The staff were very friendly and welcoming.

    I prefer not to say.

    7.5

  • Cempaka
      United Kingdom
    July 13, 2014

    The location was really convenient - near to the train station and within walking distance to the docks to take the ferry to Suomenlinna.

    No tea/cofffee making facility was provided in the room. The reception was under staffed - there was only one person on duty in the morning which doesn't help when you have a long queue of people trying to check out. The drainage in our shower/bath tub didn't work properly - had to wait for quite a while for the water to subside.

    7.5

  • Anonymous
      Uruguay
    July 12, 2014

    Excelent location, 350 meters from central train station, staff very kind, good breakfast, I will recomend this hotel.

    Everything OK

    7.9

  • Elena
      Russia
    July 8, 2014

    Very polite personnel , really was impressed. spacious room, excellent location.

    Early breakfast is poor, an one bite sandwich and coffee/tea, juice, some apples. Safe in the room was out of order

    8.8

  • Anonymous
      Uruguay
    July 8, 2014

    Excelent location, 300 meters from central train station, very easy to reach by foot, very central location, good facilities, good breakfast, kind personel

    I highly recomend this hotel.

    7.9

  • Vladyslav
      Ukraine
    July 8, 2014

    -large room; -sauna at hotel; -very good breakfast; -not noisy; -perfect location; -minimalistic design

    8.3

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