Hotel Helka

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Loft Single | Balcony
Smart Double Room | Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Loft Single | Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Comfort Twin Room | Hypo-allergenic bedding, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Hotel Helka

Hotel Helka

4.0 star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 23, Helsinki, 00100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFinlandia Hall12 min walk
  • Popular LocationFinnish National Opera19 min walk
  • Popular LocationHelsinki Cathedral8 min drive
  • AirportHelsinki (HEL-Vantaa)33 min drive

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About this area

Helsinki

Hotel Helka is located in Etelainen District, a neighbourhood in Helsinki, and is near a metro station and near the beach. Finnish Museum of Natural History and Ateneum Art Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Temppeliaukio Church and Kamppi Chapel. Allas Sea Pool and Helsinki Ice Hall are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Finnish Museum of Natural History - 4 min walk
  • Temppeliaukio Church - 5 min walk
  • Finlandia Hall - 12 min walk
  • Finnish National Opera - 19 min walk
  • Helsinki Cathedral - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Kauppakorkeakoulut Station - 3 min walk
  • Helsinki Central Station - 12 min walk
  • Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) - 33 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tandoor - 3 min walk
  • Satkar - 3 min walk
  • Tamarin Thai Cuisine - 3 min walk
  • Ateljé Finne - 4 min walk
  • Il Duetto - 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel Helka

4-star boutique hotel revitalised in 2018 and located in the heart of Etelainen District
Consider a stay at Hotel Helka and take advantage of a terrace, a library and dry cleaning/laundry services. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna. In addition to a bar and a business centre, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), self-parking (surcharge) and 2 meeting rooms
  • Tour/ticket information, luggage storage and a reception hall
  • Smoke-free property, a 24-hour front desk and a computer station
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the breakfast, helpful staff and location
Room features
All guest rooms at Hotel Helka boast comforts, such as climate-controlled air conditioning, as well as Guest reviews highly rate the overall comfort rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with designer toiletries and showers
  • 49-inch LED TVs with satellite channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping and desks

Awards and affiliations

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

Languages

English, Finnish, 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 or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
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 public transport

  • Self parking on site (EUR 32 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: EUR 22 per person
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • Reception hall

Guest services

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

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms - 2

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Renovated entire property – January 2018
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 49-inch LED TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 15 per accommodation, per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
1 per room
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on 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 30 per night.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 22 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 32 per day
  • Pet fee: EUR 15 per accommodation, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30 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, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, 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.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 614 out of 1000 reviews
5 - Excellent 61%
Rating 4 - Good. 342 out of 1000 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 34 out of 1000 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 1000 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 1000 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.7/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great hotel, grat location!
I loved everything in the hotel "Helka"! Super clean, modern, great breakfast (big choice, all is fresh and tasty). And very important - location! It is close to eveything, 5 min walking to the center of the city, rail road station, bus station, museums. Will stay there next time for sure.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing service!! And the hotel is every artsy, close to the central station, and overall clean.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022