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Hotel Helka

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#13 of 63 Hotels in Helsinki
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed at Hotel Helka couple of times. The first time was amazing, and the second was good, but I guess my expectations were too high. The room at my second time was a little shabby, but then again the hotel is advertising that they are renewing the place. I enjoyed the breakfast. All in all, I'll definitely stay at...

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Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not far at all from the centre but far enough to be nice and quiet, this hotel makes for an easy walk into town. Friendly staff (although the new self-check in option means you basically don't have to interact with anyone if you don't want to!) and decent prices all told. Three of us shared a suite, which has a...

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Veliky Novgorod, Russia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a really pleasant place: I've given it a four just because some furniture needs renovation. The room was not too big but it had all you need to feel at home. The staff was perfect: they did all their best to make our stay comfortable. As for breakfast the choice of dishes was sufficient but I would prefer to...

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Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After searching for a while I found a good deal at hotel Helka and decided to book for two nights,29th and 30th April 2017,we paid 204 euro for a double with breakfast.The room is compact but the room is adequate for a city break.The location is ideal,15 min walk up from Central station.There are several bars and eateries nearby,as well...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located within 15 minutes walk from the station, you can pay on departure. The room was for two but there was another sofa for watching TV and sauna. Breakfast was very poor (a glass of juice and a croissant and that`s all). You could find cheaper one with a good breakfast

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SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear Matt C, Thank you for your review. Hopefully we will have you as our guest again soon. Then we can show you all the other breakfast delicasies what we have as breads, porridges, yogurts, muesli, salmon, cheese, cold cuts, specialty coffees, bacon, Karelian pasties etc. Best regards Simo Kohtala Hotel Helka

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very impressed with this hotel, one of the best I've ever experienced in Scandinavia (which says a lot, since I'm Swedish). The staff was very friendly with a good sense of humor, and also solved a small room incident in a great way. The room I stayed in was very comfortable, especially the bed - some quality sleep...

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SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear DanAsJapan, Thank you for your great review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will have you staying with us again soon! Warm regards Simo Kohtala Hotel Helka

Vienna
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The staff was Nice and helpful, the room was Nice and clean - very good. The breakfast was very good, and had a lot of Food and beverage to choose between. The area was quiet, but still it was only a couple of minutes to get to the city centre. I might very well choose to stay at this hotel...

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SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear Morten N, Thank you for your great review. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will have you staying with us again soon! Warm regards Simo Kohtala Hotel Helka

Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Hotel Helka is conveniently located between Kamppi and Etu-Töölö, close to Kamppi metro station and in a walking distance to the city center. The room I had (double) was interesting. A cabin in a cruise ship came into mind. Service was friendly (self-serve check-in) and the breakfast extensive.

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SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear Jan R, Thank you for your nice review! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and the service of our staff here at Helka! Hopefully we will have you as our guest again soon! Kind regards Simo Kohtala Hotel Helka

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I only stayed for a night, but I enjoyed my stay. The staff was very friendly and welcoming, although I did have a bit of an issue—I was given a room that hadn't been cleaned yet. The gentleman at the front desk apologized and gave me a different room. I stayed in a "comfort single" room, which was much smaller...

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SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear DahanC737, Thank you for the review, as always it has been read by Helka team. It is so glad to hear that we managed to solve problem, and give you the pleasant stay. I look forward to welcoming you back on a future visit. Kind regards Simo Kohtala Hotel Helka

New York City
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My 12 night stay at Hotel Helka was superb. Not only did I pay a bargain rate, but was upgraded to the largest of the hotel's double rooms. Now where to begin? Everything about Helka is wonderful: the helpful and friendly staff; the fabulous Alvar Aalto room furnishings; the scrumptious included breakfast; the prime location within minutes walking distance from...

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SimoKohtala, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Hotel Helka, responded to this review

Dear nycbee, Thank you very much for your excellent feedback. I have passed on your kind words to the Helka team and we all hope you will come back and stay with us again soon. Kind regards Simo Kohtala Hotel Helka

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casual Elegance inspired by Finnish Design and Nature! Only 250 metres from Kamppi Metro Station, privately owned Hotel Helka offers 150 functional rooms, fine dining and a cozy street bar. All the rooms have design furniture and a strong sense of Finnish nature. All of the rooms have air-cooling system, minibars and flat-screen TVs. Breakfast buffet, use of Sauna and WiFi connection are complimentary for all guests. Hotel Helka is housed in a refurbished 1920s building. The bright rooms feature decor by Artek and other well-known Finnish design brands and designers. Helkan Keittio Restaurant serves Finnish cuisine based on fresh, locally sourced ingredients such as fish, game, mushrooms and berries. Guests can enjoy drinks and snacks in Helka’s trendy Lobby Bar, which also features a cigar room. Helka’s central location provides easy access to shopping, dining and culture. Helsinki Central Station is 10 minute walk away. Welcome to the Heart of Helsinki! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Helka

Address: Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Region: Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki
Price Range: $144 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Helka 4*
Number of rooms: 150
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Helka Hotel Helsinki
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Helsinki
#11 Green Hotel in Helsinki
#11 Family Hotel in Helsinki
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#20 Business Hotel in Helsinki
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“Very big and nice room. Big lovely bed and the interior design was modern, fresh and personal. It felt quite cold in the evening but got better during the night. ”
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“Rooms at back are very quiet.”
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