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    Nearest transport:
  • Rautatientori Metro Station (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
  • restaurants
    Distance to airport:
  • Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (16.3 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Clean and tidy", "Good value for money", "Helpful staff", "Only a short walk from city center"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Forum Shopping Centre (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • City Bus Terminal (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • Kiasma Contemporary Art Museum (0.2 Km / 3 min walk)
  • Finnish National Museum of Art (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)

Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki City Center, Helsinki, Finland 00100

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Features of Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • airport transfer
  • bar
  • business center
  • dry cleaning
  • elevator
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • newspapers
  • pets allowed
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • shops

Sports and Recreation

  • sauna


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms

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Hotel Description
This elegant hotel is next to Helsinki Central Station, 5 minutes’ walk from the Esplanadi shopping ...see more This elegant hotel is next to Helsinki Central Station, 5 minutes’ walk from the Esplanadi shopping streets. It offers a rooftop terrace, in-room flat-screen TVs, plus free sauna and WiFi access. Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki was built for the 1952 Olympics and is set in a heritage-listed building. The soundproofed rooms include air conditioning, a minibar and modern décor. The stylish á la carte restaurant offers a mix of Finnish and international dishes. After-dinner drinks can be enjoyed in the bar, which offers magnificent views of Helsinki’s bustling city centre. Other facilities include a playroom for children. The friendly staff is happy to provide tourist information and other services. The airport bus stops right opposite Sokos Vaakuna Helsinki. Housed in the same building is a Marks & Spencer Department Store, where guests enjoy a 10 % discount.
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Lilita Groups
Latvia, November 07, 2015

Easy to get there, wonderful staff.
Arda Couples
Turkey, November 05, 2015
Location and Quality

Super location
K Families with young children
Switzerland, October 26, 2015
Very good

Location and the breakfast buffet. The room is spacious with a good view.
Bing Couples
China, October 09, 2015
Excellent location

Excellent location, the bus to airport is right opposite the hotel, walk distance to everywhere we want to go.
Han-leon Families with young children
Singapore, October 08, 2015
One of Helsinki's most conveniently...

Faultless location near transport hubs, malls and major sights; beautiful view of nighttime Helsinki, spacious rooms, friendly staff.
Liudmila Families with older children
Russia, September 29, 2015

Great location, quite and spacy rooms. Very good breakfast, Wi-Fi is fast.
Lee Groups
Singapore, September 23, 2015
Convenient and comfortable place

Superior room that I stayed in has very nice view of the central train station. Convenient to get to and from the airport. Feel welcome.
Mark Couples
United States of America, September 17, 2015
Good stay

No surprises. Good breakfast. Great staff at front desk.
Anna Couples
Hong Kong, September 13, 2015
Very good

Central location, near to everything. The restaurant where breakfast is served has a fantastic panaromic city view!
Anonymous Solo travelers
Sweden, September 10, 2015
Good, central location. Nice breakfast.

Good, central location. Nice breakfast.

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