Hotel GLO Helsinki Kluuvi

Kluuvikatu 4, Helsinki, Southern Finland, 00100, Finland | 4 star hotel
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Leaving Helsinki

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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We are sitting in a lovely bustling park, watching people and listening to a very bad trio (sax, jazz clarinet and accordion) who seem to be of the opinion that as long as they're more-or-less in agreement as to what song they're playing, it doesn't much matter who starts when, and when they get to the end. Some man in a smart military cap is now …

Into clean Finland!

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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We have just crossed the Russian/Finnish border and its like going to a different world, not just a different country. Gone are the grimy rusty vehicles, the piles of old rotting machinery and building material, the sad, patched buildings made of rotten concrete and rusty iron. Suddenly - within 50 m - an instantaneous transformation from soviet …

My last day in my winter wonderland :(

A travel blog entry by sonia72

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Temp. -10C Eventually got out of the bath this morning at 1am. Totally refreshed, relaxed and exfoliated! My last day and I'm not excited. I'm sorry, I love you all very much but I don't want to come home. Just checked the Melbourne weather forecast.....YUCK!! and you can add to that word by changing the 'y' to an.....you guessed it, 'F'! Then I …

Yay! Back in Helsinki!

A travel blog entry by sonia72

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Temp. -7C So happy I'm back! Perfect way to end the trip, unfortunately it is nearly finished :( WOW! WHAT A TREAT! My last hotel for the trip is by far the ultimate best! It's so plush I want to move in here permanently. The photos will explain it best, which I'll upload when I find decent internet strength. Not only do I get a mega huge comfy …

Helsinki - my, the Finns are friendly!

A travel blog entry by cherylrego

Helsinki was exactly what we hoped for....a small, modern and friendly city to ease into what I know will be a hectic, fun and incredibly action packed trip. We arrived at 2pm; I barely slept on the plane but perked up as we arrived into the city via the Finnair shuttle that stopped at the rail station. Our hotel was only about 5 minutes walk so we …

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Location

This 4 star hotel, located in the Eteläinen area of Helsinki, is near Lutheran Cathedral (Tuomiokirkko), Well Park (Kaivopuisto), Marimekko, and Ursa Observatory (Ursan Tahtitorni).
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel GLO Helsinki Kluuvi

    Reviewed by grahamandmandi

    Clean, spacious and DARK

    Reviewed Jul 5, 2013
    by (5 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    Such a relief to find that the curtains really do block out all the light and we could sleep for the first time since our arrival in these northern latitudes.

    The room is large, spacious and comfortable; the bed very much so. Location perfect, staff friendly and helpful. A great place.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by cherylrego

    Chic hotel in the heart of Helsinki

    Reviewed Sep 2, 2011
    by (1 review) , Canada Flag of Canada

    The GLO Kluuvi delivered what it promised. Restful, modern and spotless rooms, great service, great variety and presentation at the breakfast buffet and right in the middle of the city, walking distance to shopping, rail station and the pier where we took the Linda Line to Tallinn. We are back there tomorrow night and although we love Tallinn look forward to the comfortable beds. The decor is modern and streamlined yet warm, inviting and cozy. Great design all around! Loved it...one of the nicest hotels I've stayed at.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by jrcinms

    Beautiful Hotel Pampers Guests

    Reviewed Jul 27, 2011
    by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

    We only stayed here one night but in the midst of a three week tour around Scandinavia the Hotel Glo was definitely a bright spot. The room was huge and had the toilet and a second sink in a separate room from the main sink and shower. Guests can use the spa for an additional charge but the three different saunas are included.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel GLO Helsinki Kluuvi

    Not so good as they say!

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    I choose to stay at the Glo Hotel after reading the reviews at Tripadvisor, but I did not fully recognize the description of the hotel.

    PERFECT IN EVERY WAY! LOTS OF ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND EXCELLENT FRIENDLY STAFF!

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    I have never written a review about any hotel online but my stay at this hotel was so amazing that i feel it is necessary to share with fellow travellers!

    Loved GLO!

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    If you're going to Helsinki and looking for an alternative from the regular chain hotels, stay at GLO. Newly opened, GLO is for those who appreciate modern minimalist interior design. We stayed in the suite - super spacious! The service staff is helpful and responsive, laundry returns to your room in a neat box with lavender pouch, the bar has a lounge chair with a TV above your head. The property is within 10 minutes walk to the markets, town center, shopping centers, coffee shops, presidential palace, and the park. Famous Frazer coffee shop is just opposite GLO! Two thumbs up for GLO!

    Très bon hôtel design au centre d'Helsinki

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    J'ai passé deux nuits à l'hôtel GLO dans la chambre 728 et ce fut un enchantement.

    Amazing..

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    hotel Glo: This is an amazing place to stay in helsinki. Location is excellent, just in the middle of the shopping street and about 5 minutes walk from the railway station.There are so many restaurants close by. The rooms were just too good, They are big..it had a bathtub,HD TV,wireless keyboard to access free internet from TV, free WiFi to access internet from your laptop, a very comfortable bedding and above all very well decorated. The warm colors and the nice dark curtain cloth which covers all the sunlight for you to sleep in peace with the midnight sun are very thoughtful. We paid with Diners club voucher and it turned out to be at a reasonable price. We were 5 people, so we had to have an extra bed in one of the double rooms. The cost of the extra bed(which includes the extra person's breakfast too) was very moderate. I would definitely stay at this hotel again.

    Smart hotel in a central location

    from

    We spent two nights at the Hotel Glo during Eurovision weekend in May. We made the reservation before the hotel opened, and it turned out to be a good choice. The hotel is quite small and enjoys a good location in central Helsinki, right next to the Palace Kamp hotel. We stayed in a deluxe room, which was very nice, large, and modern. We didn't have much time to spend in the room, but there was free internet through the TV with a wireless keyboard, and the TV had many international channels. The nicest touch was the pillow menu. The two types of pillows that were in the room were not great, but we asked for viscoelastic ones from the menu, and they were very comfortable. Make sure you take the slippers with you as you leave! A decent buffet breakfast was included in the price of the room. The only weakness of the hotel is that the staff don't seem to be quite as informed as you would expect in a hotel of this class. On Saturday night we asked the receptionist (there is no concierge) what bars he could recommend that would still be open at 2:30am, and he did not know anything specific. It turned out there was a place a block away that was open until 4. Some more training for reception staff would be recommended.

    Large cool rooms, in this new design hotel.

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    I decided to give a try for this recently opened design hotel in center of Helsinki, and liked it a lot. Hotel is located close to Kamp hotel and Kamp galleria, so location is very good.

    Room I got was a much larger than in other Helsinki design hotel Klaus K, or any other hotel in area, I guess around 35 m2. Design was cool, strong warm colours, lots of brown. Specially liked how bathtub was integrated in room. Tivoli-radio is nice, liked also flatscreen tv with large selection of channels.

    Bed was excellent, pillow menu is nice.

    Breakfast is good, located in spanish restaurant. besides normal stuff you find some nice spanish sausages and spanish tortilla. Capuccino and espresso is available.

    Next time have to try dayspa and luxry gym they share with Kamp.

    Perfect. Great. Just damn amazing

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    I came across Hotel Glo which apparently has recently opened while doing some research on Helsinki. On Hotels.com I found a deal where pay for 3 nights, get 4 - this suited us perfectly as our flight home on Finnair departed at midnight, enabling us to use the room until we leave.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel GLO Helsinki Kluuvi

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding