Original Sokos Vaakuna Hotel - Helsinki

ex. Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Asema-Aukio 2, Helsinki, Finland, 00100  show map
 4 stars
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Original Sokos Vaakuna Hotel - Helsinki

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Health club

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Overview

The four-star Sokos Hotel Vaakuna is located in the heart of Helsinki. Around there are a lot of restaurants and cafes, bars and shops as well as entertainment options which are easily reached.

It was built in 1952 and belongs to well-known hotel group Sokos Hotels famous for its Finnish traditions. It is protected by the National Board of Antiquities.

The hotel possesses 270 non-smoking rooms of various types suitable for leisure and for work.

For business meetings, seminars, presentations, conferences it offers six fully equipped contemporary meeting rooms for up to 600 people. Also business center is available.

The hotel's restaurant is a fine place to enjoy exquisite food and beverages as well as to meet with friends and partners. Private restaurant is a good choice for various parties for 30–200 people. Also the entire 10th floor can be used for parties with up to 800 people.

Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   270.

Rooms

Hotel fund consists of 270 airy and light stylishly appointed rooms. There are the following types of accommodations: 214 Standard Rooms, 24 Superior Rooms and 12 Suites. All rooms are non-smoking. Two accessible rooms and one combi room are available.

All rooms include mini-bar, flat panel TV, radio, hair dryer, bathtub/shower, iron/ironing board and individual room cooling system.

Dining options

Restaurant Loiste is situated on the 10th floor and has a beautiful terrace. It is an ideal place for dining, meeting and relaxation. Working hours are from 11.30am to 12am from Monday to Friday, on Saturday – from 2pm to 12am.

Restaurant Kaarre is a private restaurant set above the roof and it is a perfect place for various parties.

At the hotel Original Sokos Vaakuna guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 32 per day.

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Game room
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Health club
  • Sauna

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of EUR 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Original Sokos Vaakuna Hotel - Helsinki Helsinki location
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Hotel Address:

Asema-Aukio 2, Helsinki, Finland, 00100

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City Center
  • Helsinki
    400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Helsinki Central railway station
    700 ft
Underground stations
  • Rautatientori
    400 ft
  • Kaisaniemi
    1700 ft
Restaurants
  • Memphis (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Loiste (cuisine: European)
    200 ft
Parks
  • The Old Church Park (Vanhan Kirkon Puisto)
    1800 ft
  • Pihlajasaari Recreational Park
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    270

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Rooms and availability

Hotel fund consists of 270 airy and light stylishly appointed rooms. There are the following types of accommodations: 214 Standard Rooms, 24 Superior Rooms and 12 Suites. All rooms are non-smoking. Two accessible rooms and one combi room are available.

All rooms include mini-bar, flat panel TV, radio, hair dryer, bathtub/shower, iron/ironing board and individual room cooling system.

Original Sokos Vaakuna Superior Family RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Superior Family RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Superior Family Room
Superior Family Room
Size: 380 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Children must be under 16 years old. The room can also accommodate 3 adults. Please let the hotel know how many guests will be staying. You can use the Special Requests box when booking.

Room facilities
    Original Sokos Vaakuna Standard Twin RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Standard Twin RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Standard Twin RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Standard Twin Room
    Standard Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or 1 Single bed
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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    Double Room

    Room facilities
      Suite
      Size: 855 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      Room facilities
        Original Sokos Vaakuna Junior SuiteOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Junior SuiteOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Junior Suite
        Junior Suite
        Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or King-size bed
        Size: 400 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
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        Junior Suite

        Room facilities
          Original Sokos Vaakuna Family RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Family RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Family Room
          Family Room
          Bed type: 2 Single beds and 1 Sofa bed or 1 Single bed or Twin beds
          Size: 270 sq. feet
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
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          Children must be under 16 years old. The room can also accommodate 3 adults. Please let the hotel know how many guests will be staying. You can use the Special Requests box when booking.

          Room facilities
            Original Sokos Vaakuna Superior Twin RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Superior Twin RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Superior Twin RoomOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Superior Twin Room
            Superior Twin Room
            Bed type: 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
            Size: 270 sq. feet
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            • Free Wi-Fi
            • Air conditioning
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            Spacious room with a large work desk, tea/coffee maker, bathrobes and slippers.

            Room facilities
              Superior Triple Room
              Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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              • Free Wi-Fi
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              Superior Triple Room

              Room facilities
                Original Sokos Vaakuna Comfort Junior SuiteOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Comfort Junior SuiteOriginal Sokos Vaakuna Comfort Junior Suite
                Comfort Junior Suite
                Size: 400 sq. feet
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                • Air conditioning
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                Spacious room with a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities and work desk. Bahrobes and slippers add extra comfort. Some rooms have a bathtub and balcony.

                Room facilities

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Original Sokos Vaakuna Hotel - Helsinki Helsinki location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Asema-Aukio 2, Helsinki, Finland, 00100

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Helsinki
                    400 ft
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Helsinki Central railway station
                    700 ft
                  Underground stations
                  • Rautatientori
                    400 ft
                  • Kaisaniemi
                    1700 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Memphis (cuisine: American)
                    100 ft
                  • Loiste (cuisine: European)
                    200 ft
                  Parks
                  • The Old Church Park (Vanhan Kirkon Puisto)
                    1800 ft
                  • Pihlajasaari Recreational Park
                    2000 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Number of floors:
                    10
                  • Number of rooms:
                    270

                  Hotel Awards

                  FinnishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedHelsinkiOriginal Sokos Vaakuna

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Family Hotels in Finland

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                  Original Sokos Vaakuna Location

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • ateneum - 1000 ft
                  • Finlandia Hall - 2000 ft
                  • Helsinki Cathedral - 2300 ft
                  • Helsinki City Hall - 2700 ft
                  • Felsenkirche / Temppeliaukio Kirkko - 2700 ft

                  Popular areas

                  Places of interest

                  • Finnkino Cinema Complex - 1400 ft
                  • Temppeliaukio Church - 2300 ft
                  • Hafen - 3000 ft
                  • Marktplatz - 3000 ft

                  Train stations

                  • Helsinki Central railway station - 400 ft

                  Shopping areas

                  • Stockmann Department Store - 700 ft

                  Amusement

                  • dubrovnik - 1400 ft
                  • Orion - 1700 ft

                  Museums

                  • Post Office & Postal Museum - 400 ft
                  • Postmuseo (Postal museum) - 400 ft
                  • Kiasma (Finnish Museum of Contemporary Art) - 400 ft
                  • Athenium Art Museum - 1000 ft
                  • Helsinki City Museum - 2300 ft
                  • Museum of Art & Design - 2700 ft
                  • sederholmin Talo (Sederholm House) - 3000 ft
                  • Museum of Finnish Architecture - 3000 ft
                  • Design Museum - 3000 ft
                  • Sinebrychoff Art Museum - 3000 ft

                  Universities, Institutes

                  • Parliament of Finland - 1000 ft
                  • Helsinki University - 1700 ft

                  Theaters

                  • Swedish Theatre - 1400 ft

                  Underground stations

                  • Rautatientori - 400 ft
                  • Kaisaniemi - 1400 ft
                  • Kamppi - 1700 ft

                  Local attractions

                  • Korjaamo Cultural Factory - 5100 ft
                    Toolonkatu 51 b, Helsinki
                  • Design Museum (Taideteollisuusmuseo) - 1.1 mi
                    Korkeavuorenkatu 23, Helsinki
                  • Sibelius Park & Monument - 1.2 mi
                    Mechelininkatu, Helsinki
                  • Computer and Game Console Museum Helsinki - 1.0 mi
                    Tyynenmerenkatu 11, Helsinki
                  • Well Park (Kaivopuisto) - 1.2 mi
                    South of Puistok, Helsinki

                  Near the hotel

                  • The Railway Station (Rautatieasema) - 400 ft
                    Kaivokatu, Helsinki
                  • Suomenlinna Church (Suomenlinnan Kirkko) - 600 ft
                    Suomenlinna C 3, Helsinki
                  • Ateneum Art Museum (Konstmuseet Ateneum) - 1000 ft
                    Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki
                  • Finnish National Theater (Suomen Kansallisteatteri) - 1100 ft
                    Rautatientori, Helsinki
                  • Design District - 400 ft
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                  • Kamppi Chapel of Silence - 700 ft
                    Simonkatu 7, Helsinki
                  • Amos Anderson Museum - 900 ft
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                  Restaurants nearby

                  • Memphis - 100 ft

                    Address: Asema-aukio 2
                    Phone: 010 76 64560

                    Cuisine: American
                    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 37

                  • Namu Food & Lounge - 200 ft

                    Address: Makkaratalo 3, Kerros, Kaivokatu 6

                    61% likes this, based on 10 reviews
                    Cuisine: Asian

                  • Virgin Oil Company - 500 ft

                    Address: Mannerheimintie 5
                    Phone: 010 7664 000

                    65% likes this, based on 160 reviews
                    Cuisine: Italian
                    Price Range: USD 22 - USD 29

                  • Loiste - 200 ft

                    Address: Kaivokatu 3
                    Phone: +358943376315

                    57% likes this, based on 67 reviews
                    Cuisine: European
                    Price Range: USD 15 - USD 154

                  • Ravintola Seurahuone Restaurang - 200 ft

                    Address: Kaivokatu 12
                    Phone: (09) 691 4006

                    56% likes this, based on 28 reviews

                  Getting there.

                  From Helsinki Airport Vantaa: head southwest on Route 135 toward Lentajantie/Pilotvagen. Slight right onto the ramp to Ilmakeha/Route 138. Turn left onto Ilmakeha/Route 138. Take the ramp to Helsinki/Helsingfors. Merge onto Route 45. Turn right onto Forsbyvagen/Koskelantie. Turn right onto Bangardsvagen/Ratapihantie. Continue straight onto Savolaxgatan/Savonkatu. Continue onto Nordenskioldinkadun alikulkusilta/Nordenskioldinkatu/Nordenskioldsgatan. Continue to follow Nordenskioldinkatu/Nordenskioldsgatan. Turn left onto Mannerheimintie/Mannerheimvagen/E12. Turn left onto Postgatan/Postikatu. Turn right onto Asema-aukio/Stationsplatsen. The hotel will be on the right.

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Number of floors:
                    10
                  • Number of rooms:
                    270

                  Hotel Awards

                  FinnishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedHelsinkiOriginal Sokos Vaakuna

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Family Hotels in Finland

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                  Original Sokos Vaakuna Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Original Sokos Vaakuna

                  Average guest rating

                  8.0out of 10
                  Fabulous
                  Based on 269 reviews

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Family with children
                    10.0

                    Location (1 minute walk to railway station), close to rock temple, cathedral, market, harbour, Stockmann. Sauna

                  • Single
                    10.0

                    Great location, in the center, clos to transportation (2min) to train & bus stations. Graet view from the balcony (9 floor)

                  • Group of friends
                    10.0

                    The old decor that has been preserved in the premises makes the difference, which I appreciate.

                  • Group of friends
                    8.2

                    I requested the room with balcony - it was so cozy and we enjoyed talking in white night on the balcony! Also, breakfast was served not only at the restaurant but also summer beranda. Very nice for starting the day with fresh feeling.

                    The hotel has good sauna but working only limited time. If it's open during daytime, especially weekend, it should be very appreciated.

                  • Single
                    7.8

                    location of the hotel is excellent. And the staffs are very kind.

                    The room (for single person) is a bit small, and the toilet is too small.

                  • Group of friends
                    10.0

                    The staff is very friendly and once you leave the hotel, you can leave your lugguage in the storage at no extra cost. Fantastic location, next to the train and bus station

                  • Couple
                    6.6

                    I've been 6 years before in this hotel and during my first trip, everything was better except the staf that was and still is very friendly and helpful. The room was nice but not so good as the room I used the first time. It is a little bit strage that you can't get the room before 15:00. One big issue: I made a reservation for a double room superior and in the description of the room; you can read that it should be equiped with a large double bed!!!!!!! But instead of that you get a room with two single bed put together!!!! It is not the same thing!!!!!!!!!!

                  • Older travelers
                    8.8

                    location

                    sanndwiches for early breakfast were not fresh/ audibility in rooom

                  • Couple
                    10.0

                    Breakfast over the snowy cityscape was a treat. Helpful staff when we arrived in the early hours after a delay.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.2

                    It was great to have the opportunity to get the room immediately on arriving to Helsinki (at 10.00) and stay in the room till 14.00 at the day of departure. This friedly attitude to the tourists travelling by Allegro train is really remarkable. We shall advise our frieds to book this hotel and shall book it ourselves in the future.

                    It seemed sometimes it was a bit chilly in the restourant and in the room.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.4

                    It was located at the center of the city, and it's very convenient.

                    The top floor's restaulants was crowded.下の予約

                  • Older travelers
                    6.2

                    The location of these hotel is very convient for city-tour,and a lot of shops nearby.

                    1,The breakfest is not so good as the other 4 star hotel I have been,it is even worse than the others I can say. 2,The bed is so soft and everthing inside is so old ,it is almost the same level in Russia.3.it is a little bit noisy even in the winter .I could not image how it will be in the summer without the condition.

                  • Couple
                    9.2

                    Wonderful. 50's scandanavian design at it's peak. A totally charming hotel. Centrally located. Excellent breakfast. Highly recommended.

                  • Family with children
                    6.6

                    The location was excellent, easy walking distance to shops and harbour. The staff were friendly and very helpful. We arrived too early for book in but could store our luggage both on our arrival and after we'd checked out. Breakfast was fantastic - a huge variety and very tasty.

                    The room was very hot as we were facing west and the air conditioning was not very effective.

                  • Family with children
                    7.4

                    The location was fantastic and the room was clean with a great view.

                    The elevators were extremely small. It took three trips to get all our luggage to our room and was difficult to catch the elevators.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Original Sokos Vaakuna Hotel - Helsinki Helsinki location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  Asema-Aukio 2, Helsinki, Finland, 00100

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Helsinki
                    400 ft
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Helsinki Central railway station
                    700 ft
                  Underground stations
                  • Rautatientori
                    400 ft
                  • Kaisaniemi
                    1700 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Memphis (cuisine: American)
                    100 ft
                  • Loiste (cuisine: European)
                    200 ft
                  Parks
                  • The Old Church Park (Vanhan Kirkon Puisto)
                    1800 ft
                  • Pihlajasaari Recreational Park
                    2000 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Number of floors:
                    10
                  • Number of rooms:
                    270

                  Hotel Awards

                  FinnishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedHelsinkiOriginal Sokos Vaakuna

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Family Hotels in Finland

                  Use Badge