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Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki

4-star4 stars
Merikasarminkatu 1 AHelsinkiUusimaa00160Finland

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Uspenski Cathedral
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
Tasty breakfast
Great location
Awesome vibe
Fantastic service
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From 1,990 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki

from $123
  • Classic Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Classic Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Sauna
  • Superior Twin Room
  • Superior Family Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 106 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Bicycle rentals on site
Working away
  • Meeting rooms 6
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Linnankellari - This restaurant specializes in Scandinavian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Katajanokka
  • Best Western Helsinki
  • Helsinki Best Western


Guests staying in the "Premier Twin Room (with Sofa)" must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a sofa bed. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Self parking costs EUR 21.00 per day

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 20 per pet, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki


  • In Katajanokka
  • Uspenski Cathedral - 9 min walk
  • Presidential Palace - 10 min walk
  • Senate Square - 15 min walk
  • Helsinki Cathedral - 15 min walk
  • Ateneum Art Museum - 21 min walk
  • Suomenlinna Fortress - 25 min walk
  • Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art - 27 min walk

Getting around

  • Helsinki (HEL-Vantaa) - 30 min drive
  • Helsinki Central Station - 23 min walk
  • Helsinki Koydenpunojankatu Station - 13 min drive
  • Helsinki Pasilan Station - 14 min drive
  • Ylioppilastalo Station - 20 min walk
  • Kaisaniemi Station - 21 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 681 reviews

Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki
Highly recommended!
It's a hotel that is quite unique which was once a prison. We enjoyed our stay, it was clean, spacious, and beautiful.
armand, us4 night trip
Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki
Great weekend escape !
Unique location for extraordinary escape. All was perfect !
A Traveler, us3 night romance trip
Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki
Terrific place to stay- with a history!
Beautifully renovated prison! Rooms are comfy. Breakfast was endless and good
Susan, us1 night family trip
Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki
Very interesting hotel. Former prison and recently remodeled. Great rooms. Close to Viking terminal if leaving early for ferry or cruise.
ted, us1 night business trip
Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki
Helsinki Hotel
Excellent hotel. Great location and breakfast
Wayne, us3 night romance trip

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Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki

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