Hotel Katajanokka - Helsinki

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Merikasarminkatu 1A, Helsinki, Finland, 00160  show map
 4 stars
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Hotel Katajanokka - Helsinki

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

Overview

Hotel Katajanokka is a 4-star property only 2.1 km from Linnanmaki Amusement Park, Sibelius Park & Monument and Helsinki Bus Terminal. Built in 1837 and remodeled in 2007, the comfortable hotel combines Art Nouveau architecture and modern facilities.

It is set 2 km from the center of Helsinki renowned for Katajanokka, Ateneum Art Museum and Aleksanterinkatu. The cathedral, museums and galleries lie a short distance away.

The hotel boasts close proximity to restaurants and an amusement park.

Hotel Katajanokka is within a 20-minute drive to Helsinki-Vantaa airport.

Rooms

This property has 106 luxurious guestrooms including Premium Triple Room, Premium Single Room and Premier Twin Room that are appointed with satellite TV, central heating, a seating area, free Wi-Fi and a private safe. Decorated in stylish design with brick floor, the rooms feature en suite bathrooms equipped with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy international dishes served at the terrace restaurant. Jailbird and Everest are situated in a downtown area, about 50 meters from the venue.

Services

The hotel offers a designated smoking area, a souvenir shop and parking as well as a meeting room, a business corner and printers for guests' comfort.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include meals, a playroom and cribs. Fitness classes and a gym are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at EUR 21 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   106.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Pet amenities available
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Children's play area
  • Game room
  • Children's menu
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Live entertainment
  • Spa lounge
  • Sauna
  • Barbeque grills
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Clothes dryer

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Merikasarminkatu 1A, Helsinki, Finland, 00160

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City Center
  • Helsinki
    1.8 km
Airports
  • Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL)
    17.5 km
Train Stations
  • Helsinki Central railway station
    1.6 km
  • Helsinki Central Station
    1.6 km
Underground stations
  • Kaisaniemi
    1.4 km
  • Helsingin Yliopisto Metro Station
    1.4 km
Restaurants
  • Jailbird
    40 m
  • Wellamo
    180 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    106

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Rooms and availability

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Premium Twin Room
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Premium Triple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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Premier Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 25 m²
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Premier Twin

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    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Queen-size bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 27 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Standard Single

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      Junior Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 32 m²
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      Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Sauna

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Katajanokka - Helsinki Helsinki location
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        Hotel Address:

        Merikasarminkatu 1A, Helsinki, Finland, 00160

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Helsinki
          1.8 km
        Airports
        • Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL)
          17.5 km
        Train Stations
        • Helsinki Central railway station
          1.6 km
        • Helsinki Central Station
          1.6 km
        Underground stations
        • Kaisaniemi
          1.4 km
        • Helsingin Yliopisto Metro Station
          1.4 km
        Restaurants
        • Jailbird
          40 m
        • Wellamo
          180 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          106

        Hotel Awards

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        Best Family Hotels in Finland

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Uspenski-Kathedrale - 500 m
        • Kinopalatsi Movie Theater Complex - 1.3 km

        Popular areas

        • Helsinki Viking Line Terminal - 500 m

        Places of interest

        • Katajanokka Ferry Terminal - 400 m
        • Marktplatz - 700 m
        • Tallink Silja Olympia Terminal - 700 m
        • Hafen - 700 m
        • Olympia Ferry Terminal - 800 m
        • Makasiini Ferry Terminal - 800 m

        Shopping areas

        • Helsinki City Museum - 900 m
        • Design Museum - 1.2 km
        • Museum of Finnish Architecture - 1.2 km

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Uspenski Cathedral - 500 m
        • Kauppatori Market Square - 800 m
        • Helsinki City Hall - 900 m
        • Havis Amanda, Helsinki - 900 m
        • Helsinki Cathedral - 1.0 km

        Museums

        • sederholmin Talo (Sederholm House) - 800 m
        • Helsinki City Museum - 900 m
        • Esplanade Park - 1.1 km
        • Museum of Finnish Architecture - 1.2 km
        • Museum of Art & Design - 1.3 km
        • Athenium Art Museum - 1.3 km
        • Kaivopuisto Park - 1.3 km

        Universities, Institutes

        • Helsinki University - 1.1 km

        Underground stations

        • Kaisaniemi - 1.3 km
        • Helsingin Yliopisto Metro Station - 1.3 km

        Public parking

        • Presidential Palace - 700 m
        • Helsinki City Tourist & Convention Bureau - 1.0 km
        • University of Helsinki - 1.1 km

        Local attractions

        • Finnish National Theater (Suomen Kansallisteatteri) - 1.6 km
          Rautatientori, Helsinki
        • Vapriikin Museokeskus - 1.6 km
          Veturiaukio 4, Tampere
        • Suomenlinna Church (Suomenlinnan Kirkko) - 1.8 km
          Suomenlinna C 3, Helsinki
        • The Railway Station (Rautatieasema) - 1.6 km
          Kaivokatu, Helsinki
        • Museum of Worker Housing (Tyovaenasuntomuseo - 1.7 km
          Kirstinkuja 4, Helsinki

        Near the hotel

        • Katajanokka - 370 m
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        • President's Palace (Presidentinlinna) - 750 m
          Pohjoisesplanadi 1, Helsinki
        • Lutheran Cathedral (Tuomiokirkko) - 1.0 km
          Yliopistonkatu 7, Helsinki
        • Esplanade Park - 1.2 km
          Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki
        • Uspenski Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) - 530 m
          Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki
        • Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo) - 820 m
          Pohjoisesplanadi 1, Helsinki
        • Helsinki City Museum - 960 m
          Sofiankatu 4, Helsinki

        Restaurants nearby

        • Jailbird - 40 m

          Address: Merikasarminkatu 1a
          Phone: 9 686 45132

          65% likes this, based on 80 reviews

        • Everest - 210 m

          Address: Luotsikatu 12

          73% likes this, based on 63 reviews
          Cuisine: Nepali
          Price Range: CAD 22 - CAD 40

        • Ravintola Makasiini (Scandic Grand Marina Hotel) - 310 m

          Address: Katajanokanlaituri 7
          Phone: +358 (0)9 16661

          73% likes this, based on 44 reviews
          Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 37

        • Wellamo - 180 m

          Address: Vyokatu 9
          Phone: +358-9-663139

          79% likes this, based on 52 reviews

        • Teatteriravintola Kaksi Kanaa - 250 m

          Address: Kanavakatu 3
          Phone: (09) 601 028

          Price Range: CAD 14 - CAD 19

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          106

        Hotel Awards

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        Hotel Katajanokka Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Katajanokka

        Average guest rating

        8.4out of 10
        Superb
        Based on 1060 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        10.0
        Rooms
        9.3
        Service
        10.0
        Value
        8.0
        Dining
        10.0

        Guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          The lovely stuff and special concept

        • Single
          10.0

          Calm, fitness, budget friendly.

          Opening hours of the sauna not flexible at all.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          That was great rest at this hotel!!! Best of all i liked the show with prisoners - that was very funny! Breakfest and the room were excellent!!

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          Helpfulness of the Reception Staff especially Annika who made our stay very pleasant and enjoyable

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          It's not ordinary place. It was good idea to design a hotel where there has been a prison.

          There was something wrong with parking place at the hotel. And WiFi doesn't work inside the room.

        • Single
          9.6

          Building (former prison). Internet access (reliable connection, no accepting page, no passwords). Service.

        • Group of friends
          6.6

          Unusual venue located in beautifully restored area, on the no 4 tram route and yet withinh walking distance of major institutions and the waterfront. Hotel had been senstively restored and a history was available as well as free access to the internet.

          The small lounge areas did not seem to encourage people to linger/ socialise but perhaps this was just the season.

        • Family with children
          9.6

          Kids room, breakfast, location, room nice and big

          No room service or food served during day

        • Couple
          8.8

          So beautiful and interesting hotel, an old prison in a beautiful place in the city, near the port and Cathedral. The transportation is available at the gate of the hotel. The breakfast is very good.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          Readiness to shift non-refundable booking without penalty!

          Nothing to report

        • Family with children
          7.0

          Please, close the door during meeting in the closest room (# 305 connect to the church room. During coffee-break was too loud).

        • Family with children
          10.0

          The hotel is very cosy, clean and comfortable. Stay in this hotel is like the interesting adventure.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          The hotel was a former prison and it had retained original features in building which made it intriguing.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          Very good location; unusual theme (ex-prison); wide choice for breakfast.

        • Couple
          9.2

          The hotel looks very nice and the rooms are very comfortable. The location is good - there is a tram that goes to the centre of Helsinki right outside the hotel. Also it's a 15-20 minute walk to the centre. Breakfast has a a lot of variety - it was one of the best I ever had.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Hotel Katajanokka - Helsinki Helsinki location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        Merikasarminkatu 1A, Helsinki, Finland, 00160

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Helsinki
          1.8 km
        Airports
        • Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL)
          17.5 km
        Train Stations
        • Helsinki Central railway station
          1.6 km
        • Helsinki Central Station
          1.6 km
        Underground stations
        • Kaisaniemi
          1.4 km
        • Helsingin Yliopisto Metro Station
          1.4 km
        Restaurants
        • Jailbird
          40 m
        • Wellamo
          180 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          4
        • Number of rooms:
          106

        Hotel Awards

        FinnishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHelsinkiHotel Katajanokka

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Family Hotels in Finland

        Use Badge