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Hotel Katajanokka

Merikasarminkatu 1 A, Helsinki 00160 Finland
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Merikasarminkatu 1 A, Helsinki 00160 Finland See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A really nice hotel, converted from an old prison. The building was really interesting, the food very good and it’s located next to a tram stop although only a 20 minute walk to the centre of Helsinki. The evening meal was excellent - expensive but...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Peter B
Response from SamiJ306, Chief Concierge at Hotel KatajanokkaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Peter, Thank you for you kind review. I am happy you liked our extraordinary hotel. The walls here really have hundreds of stories. I am happy to share your greetings with the restaurant & kitchen staff. I hope to see you here again in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely hotel that has been converted from a prison, and still has some of the original character. Fine decor and comfortable beds, spacious room for a family of four. The hotel staff were friendly and accommodating, and the room was ready with a travel...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 862katharinei
Response from EerikaRinne, Johtaja at Hotel KatajanokkaResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Warm greetings from freezing Finland! Thank you very much for your kind feedback, we really appreciate it! Great to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us, I hope you enjoyed your visit to our country! I wish you a lovely Christmas time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel several years ago and this time I decided to be back. As far as I remember ... I found out that some improvements have been done since my last stay. The hotel occupies a former Helsinki prison; some original parts...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Alerock
Response from EerikaRinne, Johtaja at Hotel KatajanokkaResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your kind feedback. I am delighted to hear that you chose to return to Katajanokka, and enjoyed your stay. We did an extensive renovation in 2017 upgrading all the rooms and public areas. It is always healthy to stop...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere of the hotel was really pleasant. We found the old prison building really interesting. We got free upgrade for some reason and that was nice suprise for us. The service at the reception was friendly and helpful. The room was comfy, large and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from EerikaRinne, Johtaja at Hotel KatajanokkaResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Warm greetings from Katajanokka! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our unique hotel. I hope you had equally great time in Helsinki and enjoyed our beautiful city. I wish you a lovely Christmas and all the best for 2019!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very professional staff, the receptionist was well trained in different languages. I needed to check in two hours earlier. No problems, I was right away accommodated. Rooms are clean, nice breakfast, close to the city centre, a 15 min walk along the shore and esplanadi....More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Narasinha S
Response from SamiJ306, Chief Concierge at Hotel KatajanokkaResponded 3 days ago

Dear Narasinha, Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our service here. When ever there is possibility for earlier check in, we are more than happy to provide one. I am happy we were able to assist you. It's...More

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About
Description
See why so many travellers make Hotel Katajanokka their hotel of choice when visiting Helsinki. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a quiet setting with an array More of amenities designed for travellers like you. For air travellers, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is approximately 16.96 km from Hotel Katajanokka. While staying at Hotel Katajanokka, visitors can check out Sea Fortress Suomenlinna (2.2 km) and Rock Church (2.6 km), some of Helsinki's top attractions. Rooms at Hotel Katajanokka include a flat screen TV, a minibar, and a safe, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease. In addition, as a valued Hotel Katajanokka guest, you can enjoy a fitness center and free breakfast that are provided on-site. Getting online is possible, as Hotel Katajanokka offers free internet access. Also, guests arriving by vehicle have access to parking. While visiting Helsinki, you may want to try some shrimp at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Kappeli, Karl Fazer Cafe, or Bronda. During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Viking Line - Day Cruises (0.3 km), Tallink and Silja Line - Cruises (0.9 km), and Old Market Hall (0.9 km), which are all within walking distance of the hotel. At Hotel Katajanokka, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Helsinki. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
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Romantic
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Family
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
106
Price range
US$134 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Helsinki
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Helsinki Best Western
Location
Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Vironniemi
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
106
Price range
US$134 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Helsinki
,
Helsinki Best Western
Location
Finland > Uusimaa > Helsinki > Vironniemi
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Dining (187)
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Leo P
15 December 2018|
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We stayed at Hotel Katajanokka in October before it joined the Marriott group, so not sure what benefits Marriott Platinum members would receive. Hotel Katajanokka is a wonderful venue within walking distance of most... More
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14 December 2018|
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Dear Marek, As per loyalty programme guidelines, breakfast benefit belongs to members on platinum level and above. As a Tribute Portfolio hotel, we have no executive lounge. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any... More
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3 August 2018|
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Dear Bill, Reception is open 24/7. Have a safe journey & welcome to Helsinki and Hotel Katajanokka! Kind regards Eerika Rinne General manager
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30 Oct 2018
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