This stylishly updated hotel right in the heart of Helsinki opposite the railway station offers Finnish tradition and contemporary facilities with excellent service. The Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki in Helsinki is close to all major attractions in the historic city center, and within walking distance of the ferry port. The airport is 21 kilometers away. The hotel, originally built for the Helsinki Olympics in 1952, has been sensitively renovated and offers large rooms decorated in contemporary Scandinavian style, tiled and wooden floors, satellite TV and free internet access. The on-site restaurant on the tenth floor serves great Finnish and international food with panoramic views over the city, the nightclub is popular with the vibrant local night life scene and the Sokos department store next door can be access directly from the hotel.