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82.0% Based on 1639 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

Hotel Description

4-star boutique hotel near Natural History Museum of Helsinki

Central Helsinki getaway

Within a 10-minute walk of this Etelainen District hotel, you'll find Natural History Museum of Helsinki and Temppeliaukio Church. Kamppi Center and Parliament Building are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free breakfast

This hotel features a sauna and a bar/lounge. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the free buffet breakfast each morning.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

The 151 guestrooms have LCD TVs with satellite channels and offer free WiFi and coffee/tea makers. Other amenities include hair dryers, showers, and phones.

Smart Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$105 per night

Smart Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Comfort Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Smart Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Comfort Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A sauna, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the eco-friendly Hotel Helka. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Helsinki hotel is smoke free.

  • 151 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Built in 1928
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Airport: Helsinki (HEL-Vantaa) (19.5 km / 12.1 mi)
  • Train station: Helsinki Central Station (1.2 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Kauppakorkeakoulut Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Helka offers 151 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 49-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna.

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

  • Bicycle rentals 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-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: EUR 15 per accommodation, per night
  • Maximum 1 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: EUR 20 per night
  • Pet fee: EUR 15 per accommodation, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Helka
  • Helka Helsinki
  • Helka Hotel
  • Helka Hotel Helsinki
  • Hotel Helka Helsinki

You should know

  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your 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.