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Solo Sokos Hotel Torni

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#14 of 63 Hotels in Helsinki
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Perfectly located in the heart of Helsinki but still on a relatively quiet alley Hotel Torni has an interesting history to say the least. Maybe the most (in)famous period was the aftermath of WWII as the allied control commission, led by Red Army officers, took up residence in the hotel, but there is much more to add to the story...

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Torni-Management, Reception, Essi at Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for this great review. It is so good to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us and figured out our amazing history as well. Isn’t it funny how the hotel is so centrally located but still so quiet and excellent for relaxation? We welcome you to come again Solo Sokos Hotel Torni! Kind regards,...

Reviewed 19 February 2017

I cant tell about the hotel, but bar atop is must-see. It small and stuffed but servers nice drinks (I recommend gin and tonic) and you can get off to circle gallery (around most of the bar) with beautiful view on either blizzard or Helsinky harbour. Both worthy to see.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quirky and individual - a special place to stay. From the Ateljee bar at the top of the tower to the excellent buffet breakfast- this is a well situated hotel for a weekend break. Yes the rooms can be a little small but the rest makes up for it. We will stay here again when we next visit Helsinki.

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Torni-Management, Reception, Essi at Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for this lovely review! We are so glad that you enjoyed our uniqueness. Did you know that we have different kind of rooms available? They all have different decorations. Maybe you would like to try the other rooms as well. Or at least we could find you a bigger room for next time. We...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My first impression of this hotel was disappointment as the reception area is quite basic and certainly not plush. However, our room was interestingly decorated with, strangely, two bathrooms, one of which had a wall of glass around it. There was a small sitting area off the bedroom with the usual coffee/tea facilities and fridge. There is an interesting bar...

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Torni-Management, Reception, Essi at Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for staying with us and giving us a review. We are so happy that you had an enjoyable stay! Sorry to hear that our hotel didn't provide you the best first impression as it is an important part of the experience. The reception area has these unique design details which of course are not everybody's cup...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Historic building, very centrally located in the middle of Helsinki. A fantastic hotel. Price depends on the time of the year: sometimes inaccessible, sometimes good deal. Breafast buffet is excellent. Beautiful view over Helsinki from the bar on the 12th floor.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Torni's Art Noveau architecture is an attraction itself. Nowadays cannot imagine that this building served as head office for Soviet Army occupation forces after WW2. Built in 1931, as the tallest building in Finland kept the position up to 1976. Once the occupation forces left the place the building was in ruins. The stoic Finns rebuilt the place and later...

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Torni-Management, Reception, Essi at Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for this awesome review! It is heartwarming to hear that you have learned about our unique history. We are trying to make a small brochure about our history so hopefully it will be ready next time you arrive! This review made us all so happy. I will pass on your greetings to the other...

Raahe, Finland
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Pleasant, peacefull, good location, friendly staff and a tasty breakfast ! The view over Helsinki winter snow-covered roofs and the thousands of lights with fluorescent in two directions from the windows were stunning. I sincerely recommend!

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Torni-Management, Reception, Essi at Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking your time to write us a review! Nice to hear that you tried our view room. It is truly an amazing experience waking up and enjoying morning coffee on top of the Helsinki, watching the city to wake up. So glad that you enjoyed it as well! Hopefully we will see you again someday...

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff both in the reception and breakfast room, clean, spacious rooms (you can choose between different styles like romantic, art nouveau), good selection of food for breakfast, inhouse pub on ground floor, pub at the top floor with a stunning view of the city, reasonably priced with breakfast included. What more could you want?

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Torni-Management, Reception, Essi at Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for staying with us and for this lovely review as well! We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stays with us and everything has gone well! We hope that the next time we manage to make your stay even better. Looking forward to see you again! Kind regards, Essi, Front desk

Southern Finland, Finland
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I got a lovely corner room from 3th floor, almost in privacy since at that part of the hotel there were only 2 rooms behind the corridor doors. Windows to 2 directions, one you can also open. Coffee/tea making facilities, sturdy bed with 3 different size of pillows. General Finnish tv-channels, one Russian channel, France 24, Rai Italia and BBC...

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Torni-Management, Reception, Essi at Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking your time to write us a review. We love to have feedback and especially these kinds of greetings make us very happy! So lovely that everything went well and that you enjoyed especially of the privacy of your room, our breakfast and the rooftop bar. Glad to hear that you get to...

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I have visited Torni many times and like themed rooms and old atmosphere. Big rooms are very nice for small celebration and location is perfect. Solos hotel breakfast is not the best in the world but I can live with that in exchange to the location like this. Irish bar is good and hotel restaurants serve very well. It is...

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Torni-Management, Reception, Essi at Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for this excellent review. We are so happy to hear that Torni has gotten into your heart as well. Our uniqueness is one of our best assets. Next time, we would love to talk with you about the breakfast. It is one of the things that make us so special and we want to offer an...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sokos Hotel Torni is one of the most important landmarks in Helsinki, a classic with staying power in the heart of the city. Quiet location in Helsinki Design District, right next to the shopping and the entertainment area of Helsinki. We welcome you to experience the unique Torni spirit. ... more   less 

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Address: Yrjoenkatu 26, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Kampinmalmi
Price Range: $185 - $415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Solo Sokos Hotel Torni 4*
Number of rooms: 152
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Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Helsinki
#12 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#12 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
#14 Luxury Hotel in Helsinki
#15 Family Hotel in Helsinki
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