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Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki

Mikonkatu 23, Helsinki 00100 Finland
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Updated 27/04/20


#22 of 75 hotels in Helsinki
Travellers' Choice
GreenLeaders Silver level
The Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki, has always been one of the city’s most vibrant places—an iconic destination for jet setters, culture seekers and business leaders alike. The historic building dates to 1917, when Finland gained its independence. Whether you’re here for business or leisure, the hotel’s close proximity to a number of local attractions puts the city within easy reach. Take a pleasant walk to the Esplanade park, or try your luck at the Grand Casino Helsinki. The Rautatientori Railway Square, right next to the central station, is only 2 minutes from the hotel. All of the 302 rooms and suites of Plaza guarantee a luxurious experience, each equipped with unique sleeping experience and classics of Finnish design. Our stunning rooms also come with upscale amenities such as free high-speed, wireless Internet and MediaHUB control panels.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Car park
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Finnish


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kirstykwelch wrote a review 28 Nov
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Avoid this filthy hotel like the plague Rooms are dirty and cleaning staff are awful the only saving grace is the breakfast. They do not observe do not disturb and leave dirty clothes and brushes in your room
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Date of stay: November 2021
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P_H_Helsinki_Finland wrote a review Jul 2021
Helsinki, Finland183 contributions84 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
Modern hotel with spacious and clean rooms and great service. Everything worked like it should, special thanks for a spaceous and very functional room (business executive), it even had a sauna. Specially liked the connectivity like hdmi, usb, bluetooth connections to tv and seperate quality speakers. Loved the breakfast delivered to our room. In the parking harage there is free charging of electric vehicles which is a bonus. Good AC and location as well.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Free charging of EVs and free wifi
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Response from Olli L, Guest Services / Front Office at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki
Responded 19 Jul 2021
Hi P_H_Helsinki_Finland, Thank you for the review! I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our spacious executive business room and its sauna! And I am also happy to hear that you got to use the free electric vehicle charging in our garage - it is a rare thing to find in the centre of the city! Hoping to see you soon again! Best regards, Olli / reception
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ph1996 wrote a review 25 Nov
Lymington, United Kingdom25 contributions1 helpful vote
I booked this hotel under the impression it was a 4*, as advertised online. I chose it over other 4* hotels and actually paid a bit more as I have heard that Radisson Blu's are great for quick trips and city breaks. The only good thing about this hotel is the location as it is right next to Grand Central. The decor is dated and everything looks dirty and misplaced. I would compare it to a very downgraded hostel. In actual fact I think we would have had a better stay in a hostel. No coffee machine or teabags in the room. I tried to call reception to ask but our phone was not working resulting in us having to go downstairs to complain. The blonde lady with long nails was very helpful and checked the phone and topped up the teabags. Our room was cleaned daily as I asked for it to be however things like tea and vanity kits were not replenished? So bizarre, it should be standard to replace these things if they have been used. Solidifies my opinion that this hotel is cheap! We had do not disturb on the door at around 10 am ish and the cleaner knocked and asked to clean the room. I thought do not disturb meant do not disturb? I would understand if it was late and they needed to clean however at 10am it is very rude, we could have still been asleep? What if we arrived late the night before? This just confirms they have no consideration for their guests. We arrived just before 2pm, on my booking it said check in was 2pm, but receptionist said no rooms are ready and check in isn't until 3pm. I have never stayed at hotel and had this issue especially when flying in somewhere. If I have spent 12 hours travelling and check in is advertised as 2pm then I should be able to check in. Give me whatever room is clean and available. Not a great start, especially when extremely tired. Another annoying thing was we had a double bed but rather than one double or king duvet we were given two single duvets - very strange! The fact we paid almost 400 euro for this hotel stay makes me feel sick. It is a shame that this was paid in advance or I would have negotiated the price as I felt as if I had been robbed paying so much for this hotel stay. As a chain hotel, you expect certain things like cleanliness, nice appearance, good amenities and helpful staff. This was my first stay at a Radisson Blu and I can safely say it will be my last.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Room Tip: Stay elsewhere!
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nD wrote a review 21 Nov
Paris, France2 contributions1 helpful vote
Arriving late from the airport, our king bed room was no longer available and they gave us a twin room. The booking confirmation was for a king bed room and without even a word of excuse, without even telling us, they gave us a twin room. They changed the room the next day with no compensation or commercial gesture. The room is not a 4 standard. It has no coffee machine but only a sad electric kettle. And what’s really nasty is that the cleaning is badly made and to see dust under the bed is really sad. The breakfast is good, the stuff was polite. No wait to refill the coffee mug.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Not a good value for the price
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tomklein1 wrote a review 17 Nov
Hamburg, Germany6 contributions
We chose the hotel based on the location next to the train station - the only positive aspect. An old hotel, never 5 star not worth the money. Breakfast ist good, but way to many guests for the small Buffett area - especially during Corona times. Cheap lighting with power safe bulbs, a shower head with plastic hose reaching slightly below the shoulder while standing in a bath tub. Mold everywhere.
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Date of stay: November 2021
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
USD 149 - USD 227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki
Which popular attractions are close to Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki?
Nearby attractions include The National Library of Finland (0.3 km), Ateneum (0.3 km), and Helsinki Cathedral (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki?
Yes, a parking garage and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Roasberg, Karl Fazer Cafe, and Sori Taproom.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and a sauna during their stay.
Is Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Helsinki.
Are any cleaning services offered at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.