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Located in Kluuvi, Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki is adjacent to Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Ateneum Art Museum. This 270-room, 3.5-star hotel has 2 restaurants, a 24-hour health club, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Etelainen District, the hotel is also a short walk from National Museum and Finlandia Hall.

Dining

Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning. Enjoy dining at Loiste, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or explore the hotel and get a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant or coffee shop/café.

Rooms

All of Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki's 270 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including minibars, free newspapers, and phones. Guests can enjoy flat-screen TVs and stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and bidets. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.

Property features

Guests staying at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki enjoy a 24-hour health club, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, self parking is EUR 32 per day, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 40 per person one way. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a 24-hour business center, a computer station, and an arcade/game room.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art and Ateneum Art Museum
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki features a 24-hour health club and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a grocery/convenience store. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. 10 meeting rooms are available. This family-friendly hotel also offers a terrace, an arcade/game room, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 270 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Computer station 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1952 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki offers 270 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and complimentary newspapers. 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 high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning.

Loiste - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Kaarre - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour health club and a sauna.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per pet, per night
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 40 per person (one way)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 32 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 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

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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.

Awards & 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.

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