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Cute flat in the Design District

Cute flat in the Design District

3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

A lovely apartment in the Design District, only three tram stops from the Railway Station. Bars, boutiques, 24/7 grocery store and clubs all near.

One of the best locations, take the word from the rewievs!

Wifi, yes!

This is my home, not a hotel so it will look like a home with personality. It's also a home of my two dogs and there will be some dog hair although I keep the flat very clean.

Please go through all the info so that there shouldn't be any surprises when you arrive,

Amenities

Elevator
Wifi
Kitchen
Iron
Shampoo
TV

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)

Accessibility

Elevator

29 Reviews

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Mallary User Profile
Mallary
August 2016
Heli was a great host. She greeted us when we arrived and went over the details of the apartment. It was clean and very centrally located. I would highly recommend staying here.

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Lindsay
May 2016
I stayed at Heli's apartment for five nights. It had everything I needed. Comfortable bed, shower, full kitchen, couch and TV. The only thing I forgot to bring a hairdryer. The location is also very convenient with many public transportation options and a nearby taxi stand. Hel…

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Kimberly
September 2015
This was a great experience. The apartment was very much as shown in the posting. Cute place, plenty of space with a real double/queen bed (not 2 twins pushed together), equipped kitchen, GREAT shower, and a washing machine (!..love...!). Fantastic neighborhood > in the design di…

Assia User Profile
Assia
June 2017
We had a very good stay at Heli's! She was a very attentive, available and friendly host. She made sure we had everything we needed, and even accomodated specific extra requests. Her appartment has a prime location, close to many restaurants, boutiques and walking distance to maj…

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Nicole
June 2017
Heli has the most gorgeous apartment! Beautifully decorated and absolutely charming. Transport was very easy with tram stops nearby, but to be honest I found everything very walkable in the city. The perfect base from which to sightsee the incredible Helsinki.

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Christian
June 2017
Had a really nice stay at Heli's place. It is a lovely place and really good located. Everything was as described and also Heli descried everything for me when we exchanged the keys. If you are planing to travel to Helsinki and looking for a nice central place to stay I can only…

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Lucas
May 2017
I come to say about my lodging at Heli's house, at first she can not receive me at the time I would arrive, or provide me with another option to get the keys, heli was very quick for my reception, just pointing a few things in the house and already Leaving in a hurry, Heli left m…
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Response from Heli:
I feel very sorry for Lucas that he had had a bad experience being a guest in my home. Yet, all things he complains about in his review were informed on my listing: that I have dogs, that there will be dog hair and dog smell, and that checking in time is negotiable. In this light it is sure Lucas didn't read the text in my listing. I also told him to contact me during his stay if he needed anything, for example towels, he didn't. He apparentely didn't read the house rules since it says on my listing that the cleaning fee only covers doing laundry and vacuum cleaning. There was stearin and coffee on the floor, on the wall, on the table and on the table cloth. The table cloth is ruined. He says I complained about him leaving the cleaning water stand in a bucket, I appreciate his effort to clean up but it was unfortunately really no help at all compared to the condition in which he left the rest of the apartment. He smoked inside although it was strictly forbidden in the house rules and I also mentioned about it when we met. He told me afterwads that he did it only because I didn't gave a balcony. I guess everybody understands that if the rule is "no smoking", a missing balcony us not an excuse to break the rule. He had also taken my food which was not a big deal but also not allowed by the house rules. It seemed that there had been a party which was also forbidden in the house rules. He had left a bottle of alkyl nitrites in the fridge. He says I'm asking him to pay 300€ for a pot, that is not what I have asked. The 300€ is for burned induction stove, which I couldn't get clean (a new similar stove would cost 1300€), eight hours of extra cleaning: washing all home textiles for the cigarette smell, getting the stearin and coffee stains off floors and walls, cleanin the stove, cleaning the pot, cleaning the oven, three broken kitchen items, and the cigarette smell is stuck in the wooden surfaces so that I have to rent an ozone purifier to get rid of it, only the last one will already cost 300€. I feel sorry that Lucas thinks that I'm only after money. I think the problem is that he didn't read the text and the house rules on my listing, didn't understand when I said him face to face in English that he is not allowed to smoke and not allowed to party in the flat, he did mention he didn't know English too well. I guess Lucas didn't understand that this was my home, not a hotel room were the space and things have no emotional value. Or if he read and ynderstood the rules he just didn't care to follow them. I feel very sad after Lucas's visit, he didn't respect my home.
May 2017

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Helsinki, FinlandJoined in October 2013
Heli User Profile
29 Reviews
I am a Finnish academic media worker and writer with two wonderful dogs. I love to travel and meet new people to learn from other cultures. I love all kinds of animals, too. If I rent my place to you I'll be an easy-going landlady. If you take me for a tenant I'll be neat a…
Languages: English, Suomi
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Location
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Punavuori is full of little boutiques, restaurants, cafés and second hand stores. It is popular among designers and young, trendy people.

There's the Sinebrycoff Park right next to the apartment an…

Getting around

The area can be considered to be central Helsinki and it takes less than ten minutes to walk to the centre. There's a bus and tram stop 30 meters away and by trams and busses you get everywhere. Tram …

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