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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 August 2012

This was our introduction to Helsinki and while the reception was exceptionally friendly and helpful, the large foyer bustling and lively, the corridors and rooms are pretty bleak although spacious. The position of the Hotel has so many advantages, it seems wrong to complain about anything. As we were a couple on our own, we found that having to eat...

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Arizona, USA
Reviewed 2 August 2012

We arrived by train from Oulu and the hotel is only a short walk from the train station. Check-in was efficient. The lobby is sort of gloomy and old-fashioned but our room (816) was fine; roomy with twin beds plus a couch that could serve as a third bed, if needed; very clean. Built-in desk, mini-fridge, closet, wide-screen TV, hair...

Thank jspace63
Reviewed 11 July 2012

I stayed in this Sokos Hotel for two nights for a conference at a university a few blocks away. The location of the hotel was excellent both for the conference as well as hopping onto a wonderful walking/bike path (converted from rail) that went to the largest cultural venues along the harbour. My room was spotlessly clean, plenty of space,...

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Pori, Finland
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Spent a night in the hotel with my kids and my mom. Receptionist was really nice. Rooms are clean and nice. Bathrooms are in desperate need of renovations, but otherwise the rooms were nice. Restaurant in the hotel, Sevilla, had really good food and they had nice kids menu with some small things for kids to do while waiting the...

Thank IceQueen82
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Great location. Facilities are generally OK. Breakfast choice is a bit limited. And breakfast hall is really too small in relation to the number of rooms. Most serious problem was ever that my toilet was not clean at arrival and I had to ask twice before it was cleaned properly.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Stayed at the hotel in July 2012 1. All my wishes when booking the hotel have been ignored. It concerns a double bed, floor, view. Request for a paid parking was left without any response, although parking at the hotel's private. 2. Check-inn for 15-20 minutes earlier was refused, even though the hotel had a lot of free rooms. 3....

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Sokos Presidentii was recommended to me by a professional friend of mine for stay here. The hotel's location was very convenient. Everything we wanted: restaurants, shopping places, access to the Metro, Trams and Buses were just around corner. Even the airport bus shuttle stop is within walking distance from the hotel. This is especially helpful if you are hauling a...

Thank Sudarshan N
Reviewed 25 June 2012

I stayed 2 nights here to have some meetings with a small group of people. The conference room was well priced, staff was helpful. Rooms were a good size and well equiped. It is worth the stay if you are planning some meetings.

Thank Kanadaboy
Letterkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 18 June 2012

I stayed here for two nights and found this to be a decent, convenient hotel. The room was large and clean, the breakfast ample, and the new shopping area (with lots of shops and restaurants) is literally behind the hotel.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Don't let the corridors and ugly corridors scare you off, the rooms are allright. Breakfast is pretty good. It is more of a business hotel than a romantic getaway, so it isn't cozy at all but it is clean and well run.

Thank Britta_BG

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Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti

Address: Etelaeinen Rautatiekatu 4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Kampinmalmi
Price Range: $156 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti 4*
Number of rooms: 494
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Sokos Hotel Helsinki
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#29 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
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