Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

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Suite | Terrace/patio
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
SuperiorX King Room with balcony | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Suite | Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Overview of Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

3.5 star property

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Map
Asema-Aukio 2, Helsinki, 00100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFinlandia Hall9 min walk
  • Popular LocationHelsinki Cathedral17 min walk
  • Popular LocationFinnish National Opera18 min walk
  • AirportHelsinki (HEL-Vantaa)30 min drive

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About this area

Helsinki

Located near the beach, Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki is in Helsinki City Centre neighborhood and is connected to a shopping center. Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art and Ateneum Art Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Helsinki Cathedral and Senate Square. Finnish Museum of Natural History and Allas Sea Pool are also worth visiting. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as boat tours. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Rautatieasema Station and Ooppera Station are just steps away.

What's nearby

  • Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art - 3 min walk
  • Ateneum Art Museum - 4 min walk
  • Finlandia Hall - 9 min walk
  • Helsinki Cathedral - 17 min walk
  • Finnish National Opera - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Rautatieasema Station - 2 min walk
  • Helsinki Central Station - 3 min walk
  • Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) - 30 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bangkok 9 - 2 min walk
  • Sports Academy - 2 min walk
  • Fazer Café - 3 min walk
  • Zetor - 3 min walk
  • Unicafe Ylioppilasaukio - 3 min walk

About this property

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

3.5-star eco-friendly hotel connected to a shopping center in Helsinki City Centre
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a snack bar/deli, a sauna, and a 24-hour business center are onsite.
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki offers 340 accommodations with minibars and safes. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bidets, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Languages

English, Finnish, French, German, Russian, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (EUR 32 per day)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available 6:30 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • 10 Kerros

Things to do

  • Sauna
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms - 10

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 6 PM

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 20.0 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Self parking fee: EUR 32 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 20.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki
Sokos Vaakuna
Sokos Vaakuna Helsinki
Vaakuna
Vaakuna Sokos Hotel
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki
Original Sokos Vaakuna Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki Hotel Helsinki

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 365 out of 1006 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 479 out of 1006 reviews
4 - Good 48%
Rating 3 - Okay. 122 out of 1006 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 31 out of 1006 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 9 out of 1006 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.2/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice hotel right in the heart of Helsinki. Shopping and dining nearby. Parking garage across the road from the hotel, but it is not free. Comfortable rooms. Great breakfast which is included in the price. Overall very pleasant place to stay.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location can cover on the tourist attractions by walking. Staff very efficient and helpful great stay
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excelente service, near public transportation.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Excellent
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022