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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Mikkeli

Porrassalmenkatu 9, Mikkeli 50100, Finland
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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Mikkeli
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Mikkeli
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is little bit old style hotel but there is excellent service. It is also in good location, in the centre of Mikkeli and aprox 500 meters from railway. Breakfast was good, there was good selection. Good for business trips.

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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It is a very nice hotel. The staff at the reception is very friendly and cooperative. The room was spacious, clean and well equipped. The bed was of a very good quality. I had a room with a balcony that overlooked the breakfast and dinning area. We had also a dinner in the hotel. The quality was good but I... More 

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Rauma, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This hotel is a typical representative of the Sokos Hotels chain. If you will stay there during a weekend, ask room from the new wing. There is also a night club and music (bass) can be heard in the rooms too well. I was difficult to fell asleep. Breakfast is the same almost in every Finnish hotel and Sokos Hotel... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Very nice hotel, which looks very cozy. I really liked the room (I was staying in room 321), which was not like most hotels are (cold and tired). My room had nice placing of furniture (very functional) but it also felt like I am at home). Breakfast was good. Only issue was that my room had a night club two... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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21 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have to say the service and staff was excellent. Everybody was very welcoming and smiling (not so usual for Finland). But but but, why are all these hotels the same. 113 euros / night and you get a partially renovated room, half the room is from the 80s and the other half has seen some improvments here and there.... More 

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Hanna C, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Mikkeli, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding your stay in Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Mikkeli. We´re so happy to see you´ve rated our service and staff excellent. That´s what we aim for every single day. We do know some of our rooms are dated, these rooms will be renovated at some stage in the future. In the meantime, we have plenty... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The hotel is in a good location, not far from the railway station and above Lake Saimaa. We had a room in the new wing which was quiet and comfortable. The room and bathroom were clean and the shower was excellent. Breakfast was great with local delicacies as well as normal fare. Mikkeli is an attractive town, and like all... More 

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Hanna C, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Mikkeli, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm happy to hear you´ve enjoyed your stay in Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Mikkeli. Glad to see you´ve also enjoyed Mikkeli, we do too! Welcome back! Regards, Hanna Coker-Appiah Front Office Manager More 

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Met up with friends before travelling onwards. Excellent hotel with well equipped rooms including bathrobes and iron + board (requisite for seasoned traveller).dBreakfast was good with enough selection to all.

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Hanna C, Asiakaspalvelujohtaja at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Mikkeli, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I´m glad to hear you´ve enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards, Hanna Coker-Appiah Front Office Manager More 

Tuusula, Finland
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

From outside it doesn't look as good as inside. Room was nice. Rooms in north wing are quieter. There is night club in main building which makes it more noisy. In restaurants you can taste local foods. Service in restaurants was quite slow even when there was few people. Service was friendly, but I think those few waiters and waitresses... More 

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Hanna C, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Mikkeli, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear you´ve enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again! Kind regards, Hanna Coker-Appiah Front Office Manager More 

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Firstly, the staff here are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and the breakfasts are nice. The room was small though and in July could have done with air conditioning. A desk fan was provided but was not up to the task. The bathroom was the smallest I have stayed in, but again it was clean and the shower... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed there one night. Late arrival was not a problem. Our room was spacy and clean, although the interior was a bit 90's. The staff was very kind and helpful. Diverse buffet breakfast included in the price.

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