Original Sokos Hotel Albert
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
TripAdvisor Reviews Original Sokos Hotel Albert Helsinki
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... s a tourist and who's a local by the way they're dressed. The tourists are wearing thick coats and the locals are walking in much lighter clothing; they don't seem to be bothered by the chilliness and they even sit at the terraces. It's not that it's cold but there is a strong wind at times combined with the rain.
The city seems to ...
... we said we were staying in helsinki her face lit up and she said 'welcome to Finland!' (The vast majority of people only come to Helsinki as a connection point.) Huge queues of Chinese travellers in the airport but we managed to get through in reasonable time. A personal highlight was when an American man had a tantrum because he couldn't do the fast track Iris recognition and so actually had to wait with other people. A rather cool ...
... three people a little bit up ahead pulling carts behind them full of cheap containers of alcohol they purchased on the ferry at the Duty Free shop. The first one somehow got his wheel stuck on the escalator and it toppled over so the two people behind him got their carts toppled over, too, and it created a big people jam. The next people coming down were falling over the ones in front, including a few elderly people and people holding babies. One girl from Semester at Sea standing ...
... very fortunate for us, as we could've easily said "Screw it, let's just go back to our hotel and watch TV."
Had we known how awesome this district was, we would've arrived much earlier to fully enjoy all that it offered, instead of only wandering around during the last hour of business before most of the shops were closing up. We were shocked at how fun this area was, and at how much more there was to see and do here - easily the entire day could ...