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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

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9.2

Exceptional

49 reviews

49 reviews

Breakfast5
Shops2
View2
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9.8

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Parking
Available
Walkable places
Post Office and Postal Museum

20 m

K-Supermarket Postitalo

70 m

Hotel & Restaurant Museum

110 m

Moomin Shop Forum

120 m

Forum Shopping Centre

130 m

Popular landmarks
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

200 m

The Esplanadi Park

440 m

Helsinki Senate Square

730 m

Helsinki Cathedral

730 m

Temppeliaukio Church

820 m

Closest landmarks
Elielinaukion röntgen

110 m

Helsinki Tourist Information

110 m

Yliopiston Apteekki Kaivopiha

120 m

University Pharmacy

130 m

P-Eliel

130 m

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki City Center, Helsinki, Finland, 100 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Helsinki City Center, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Temppeliaukio Church. Rated with 4 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to restaurant, fitness center and sauna on-site.

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Highlights

Sparkling clean

Located in heart of Helsinki

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transport

90 meters to public transportation

Wellness
Everything you need for a rejuvenating retreat for both body and spirit.
Spa & Beauty
Sauna
Workout and Leisure
Exercise area

Facilities

Transport to airport

Pets allowed

Car park

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Exercise area

Sauna

Front desk [24-hour]

Luggage storage

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Helsinki every 53 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.7
Location rating9.8
Nearest airportHelsinki Airport (HEL) - Finland
Distance to airport16.8 km

Rooms available at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Suite
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed
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Superior Triple
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 single beds and 1 sofa be...
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Standard Family Room - 3 People
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  • Room size: 29 m²/312 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds and 1 sofa be...
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Standard Queen Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 1 queen bed
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Standard King Room
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed
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Superior Queen Room
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 queen bed
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Standard Twin Room
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  • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Deluxe Double Room with Balcony
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Family
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  • Room size: 29 m²/312 ft²
  • Shower and bathtub
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Superior King Room with Extra Bed
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki?

The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki?

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki has a car park available for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Helsinki with private transportation, the hotel can arrange car rental for you.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki?

Rautatientori Metro Station is the closest train, metro, or bus station, about 80 m away from Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki.

What restaurants are nearby Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki?

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki is located in Helsinki City Center, famous for good restaurants such as Casa Largo, Sokos and Mini Donitsi Helsinki.

What popular shopping places are close to Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki?

Located in the Helsinki City Center area, Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki is close to great shopping choices like Old Market Hall, Kauppatori and Stockmann Department Store.

What are popular attractions near Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki?

Guests at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki can easily visit Helsinki Cathedral, Helsinki Senate Square and Helsinki Central Railway Station located in the Helsinki City Center area.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki?

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki is located in the Helsinki City Center area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as Observatory Hill (Tahtitorninmaki).

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What people love about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

  • 9.6

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Very helpful n friendly customer service Just opposite the Helsinki central station"

    lee

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    March 2, 2020

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Friendly customer service ,opposite Helsinki central Station"

    lee

    |

    February 28, 2020

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Opposite Helsinki central station 5min walk to shopping street Very helpful n friendly staff in the front desk"

    lee

    |

    February 18, 2020

Property ranking|Compared to 317 Helsinki properties
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Location score
9.8/10
Cleanliness score
9.4/10
Service score
9.3/10
Value for money score
8.7/10
Better than
99
%
of Helsinki properties
Better than
99
%
of Helsinki properties
Better than
98
%
of Helsinki properties
Better than
97
%
of Helsinki properties
Overall rating:

9.2

Exceptional
49 reviews
Cleanliness
9.3
Facilities
9.0
Location
9.8
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More about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

More about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

You'll love the exceptional convenience during your stay at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki, located right in the heart of the city center, with an easy access to everything in Helsinki.
Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Helsinki can be assisted with the car hire services available here.
Parking is provided for guests by the hotel. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the dry cleaning service and laundry service offered at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki. The hotel's room service will make staying in a great choice.
Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the hotel come with linen service. The specially-designed rooms at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki offer a layout option like a balcony or terrace. The hotel's in-room entertainment is second to none, with television and in-room video streaming provided to guests in select rooms.
You may be assured to know that a coffee or tea maker and mini bar are available in some select rooms. You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels provided in some of the guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the hotel. Once there, be sure to check out bar for some in-house nighttime fun.
Throughout the day, you can enjoy the activities offered at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki. Warm up at the end of the day with a visit to the sauna. With the hotel's fitness facility, you can either get in your daily workout, or just sweat out your jet lag. You can find a perfect memento of your trip, or grab some simple travel supplies at the shops.


Around the property

Venture outside the hotel and explore Helsinki. Your journey through Helsinki can be completed with a short shopping stop at Old Market Hall located 850 m away.


Reasons to stay here

Spend less here on rooms than you would at 98% of other accommodations in the city.
This hotel's facilities score higher than 99% of accommodations in the city.
Travelers keen on cleanliness will enjoy staying here, where cleanliness scores higher than 98% of other options in the city.

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Amenities and facilities
Excellent
Facilities

9

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Swedish

Internet access

  • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Exercise area
  • Sauna

Cleanliness and safety

  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Breakfast in room
  • Cashless payment service
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Professional-grade sanitizing services
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurants
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Convenience store
  • Daily cleaning
  • Disabled facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Food delivery
  • Heating in public area
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shops
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace

For the kids

  • Family room
  • Playground

Access

  • Allergy-free rooms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms

Getting around

  • Car park [on-site]
  • Rental car
  • Transport to airport

Available in all rooms

  • A/C
  • Bathtub
  • Closet
  • Complimentary drinking water
  • Desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Linens
  • Lock box in room
  • Mini bar
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Smoke alarm
  • Soundproofing
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • TV [flat screen]
  • Wake up call
  • Wooden/parqueted flooring
Food and dining
Restaurants on site

Ravintola Loiste

  • Cuisine: Local
  • Menu: Buffet
Location
Asema-aukio 2, Helsinki City Center, Helsinki, Finland, 100
Exceptional
Location

9.8

Airports

  • Helsinki Airport (HEL) - Finland
    16.8 km
  • Tallinn Airport (TLL) - Estonia
    84.3 km

Public transportation

  • Rautatientori Metro Station
    90 m
  • Central Railway Metro Station
    130 m

Hospital or clinic

  • Elielinaukion röntgen
    110 m

Shopping

  • Old Market Hall
    850 m

Convenience store

  • R-Kioski
    150 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    50 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Helsinki Central Railway Station
    140 m
  • Kamppi Chapel of Silence
    200 m
  • The Esplanadi Park
    440 m
  • Helsinki Senate Square
    730 m
  • Helsinki Cathedral
    730 m
  • Temppeliaukio Church
    820 m
  • Old Market Hall
    850 m
  • Sibelius Park
    1.3 km
  • Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)
    1.4 km
  • Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
    3.5 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Post Office and Postal Museum
    20 m
  • K-Supermarket Postitalo
    70 m
  • Rautatientori Metro Station
    90 m
  • Hotel & Restaurant Museum
    110 m
  • Elielinaukion röntgen
    110 m
  • Helsinki Tourist Information
    110 m
  • Yliopiston Apteekki Kaivopiha
    120 m
  • Moomin Shop Forum
    120 m
  • University Pharmacy
    130 m
  • P-Eliel
    130 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

All children are welcome.

Children 0-1 year(s)
Must use an extra bed
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 2 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.

Reviews of Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
9.2
/
10
Exceptional
Cleanliness9.3
Facilities9.0
Location9.8
Service9.2
Value for money8.7
High score for Helsinki
Rating
9+ Exceptional (15)
8-9 Excellent (5)
7-8 Very Good (1)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (1)
Time of the year
Mar - May (1)
Jun - Aug (5)
Sep - Nov (4)
Dec - Feb (12)
All guests (49)
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10.0
Exceptional
lee from Singapore
Group
Standard Twin Room
Stayed 2 nights in February 2020

Very good location ”

Just opposite Helsinki central Station and 5min walk to Stockman Mall Hotel are located in Sokos Mall Very friendly n helpful staffs at the front desk

Reviewed February 16, 2020

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9.6
Exceptional
Tamayantee
Couple
Standard Queen Room
Stayed 1 night in October 2019

Exceptional”

“The location is really great, just right across the street from Helsinki Central Station. The building that hotel located has 24 hours supermarket. Breakfast on the 10th floor with view. Food is delicious. All staffs are nice.

Reviewed November 18, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Lachlan from Australia
Couple
Stayed 4 nights in February 2020

Perfect Location”

Large rooms allowed us to spread out after a long while travelling together. Location is perfect, right next to the train station and various tram lines, also a short walk to the main streets of Helsinki.

Reviewed February 07, 2020

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10.0
Exceptional
lee from Singapore
Group
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 2 nights in February 2020

Good location ”

Opposite Helsinki central station 5min walk to shopping street Very helpful n friendly staff in the front desk

Reviewed February 18, 2020

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9.6
Exceptional
lee from Singapore
Group
Standard Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in February 2020

Good location ”

Very helpful n friendly customer service Just opposite the Helsinki central station

Reviewed March 02, 2020

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8.8
Excellent
Lina from Singapore
Group
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

Great location”

Just right outside of Helsinki station, near a lot of supermarkets, near trams to travel to nice locations

Reviewed August 15, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
lee from Singapore
Group
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 1 night in February 2020

Good location ”

Friendly customer service ,opposite Helsinki central Station

Reviewed February 28, 2020

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9.2
Exceptional
Felicia from Singapore
Family with teens
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 1 night in November 2019

Perfect hotel with great location”

The hotel is located just right next to Central Railway Station, and it's really convenient if you want to go shopping or eat at nearby shopping malls. The hotel is really clean and nice with a fantastic view from the hotel room window too!

Reviewed November 23, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Mary from United States
Family with teens
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

Perfect location”

This hotel is just across the street from the central train station so it is super convenient for any transportation. We had a lovely large room with 3 beds. The breakfast was included and was varied and delicious. Staff is great!

Reviewed July 28, 2019

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8.4
Excellent
Chin from United Kingdom
Family with teens
Superior Triple
Stayed 2 nights in August 2019

Great location ”

Your can't get a better location for getting from and to the airport by the convenient Finnair city bus! And it is also very central for everything from departmental stores to sight seeing.

Reviewed August 14, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Arin from Thailand
Family with young children
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 8 nights in December 2019

Great in everything”

best location, valuable, nice staff and best room

Reviewed January 09, 2020

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8.8
Excellent
Peak from Malaysia
Family with teens
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 2 nights in November 2019

Perfect location ”

Location near central railway station which ease for ppl to travel around

Reviewed November 25, 2019

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6.0
mayumi from Japan
Solo traveler
Standard King Room
Stayed 3 nights in February 2020

泊まれませんでした”

予約していたのに当日、姉妹ホテルに変更されてしまい泊まってないのでコメント出来ません。 駅の前で便利なので選びましたが、重い荷物を持って姉妹ホテル移動ちょっと疲れました。 評価できませんので普通を選びます。

Reviewed March 06, 2020

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10.0
Exceptional
MAYUMI from Japan
Family with teens
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 4 nights in September 2019

Exceptional”

立地の良さで決めましたが、空港バス、中央駅、地下鉄、トラムも近くて、荷物をホテルに置きに帰れたり、本当にどこに行くにも便利です。 ソコスにも直結ですし、地下のスーパーも24時間営業で便利です。 フロントスタッフも笑顔で対応も良いです。 朝食会場のスタッフの方で、こちらの問いかけに丁寧に答えて下さり、まさかの神対応には涙が出るほど感動しました。 次回もこのホテルに泊まりたいと思います。

Reviewed September 25, 2019

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8.4
Excellent
KYOKO from Japan
Solo traveler
Standard King Room
Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

ベストロケーション”

ヘルシンキ中央駅の目の前にあり、路面電車、地下鉄の駅にも近いので使いやすい。一人旅でスーツケースの持ち運びが大変だが、空港からのバスもすぐ近くに止まるので、ここに宿泊してよかった。

Reviewed July 20, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
Chung from Taiwan
Group
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 1 night in February 2020

地點很棒,就在火車站旁”

地點很棒、房間很乾淨舒適、早餐很豐盛,但check in時的員工態度不是很好

Reviewed February 28, 2020

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10.0
Exceptional
Tan from Macau SAR, China
Group
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 2 nights in February 2020

直得再次光臨”

這間酒店位置非常方便,在火車站對面,去赫爾辛基景點也可以用走路的,都非常近!最遠的也只雖二十分鐘路程,機場巴士也是在對面巴士總站!真的非常方便

Reviewed February 25, 2020

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10.0
Exceptional
yi from China
Family with teens
Standard Family Room - 3 People
Stayed 1 night in February 2020

赫尔辛基市中心优质酒店”

紧邻赫尔辛基中央车站,往返机场非常方便。周边众多商场簇拥,著名景点都可以步行抵达。房间宽敞整洁,窗口就能望见静默教堂,免费早餐,服务态度好。

Reviewed February 12, 2020

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10.0
Exceptional
XU from South Korea
Solo traveler
Standard King Room
Stayed 3 nights in December 2019

모든게 완벽했어요”

위치가 중앙역 바로 앞이였고 조식도 맛있었고 객실 뷰도 좋았어요. 모든게 완벽했습니다.

Reviewed December 28, 2019

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9.6
Exceptional
JIYEON from South Korea
Solo traveler
Standard King Room
Stayed 2 nights in December 2019

Exceptional”

위치는 진짜 최고에요. 시설도 깨끗하고 서비스도 좋고 사우나도 할수 있는데 시간이 없어 못했네여 여성전용은 8층. 고층에 묵었는데 대성당과 중앙역이 내려다보이는 뷰가 정말 좋고, 10층에서 조식먹을 때도 전망이 정말 좋아요. 조식은 빵과 잉글리쉬 브렉퍼스트처럼 베이컨, 소시지 등 나오는데 빵뿐이라 아쉽지만 어쩔수없없죠 ...! 정말 모든 조건이 가장 좋았던 곳이에요!

Reviewed December 12, 2019

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