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Rantasipi Pohjanhovi

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Pohjanpuistikko 2, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our white Christmas in this centrally located hotel opposite a river. They did Christmas well for the children - santa, ginger bread making, tree decorating. Our daughter received a little gift from the hotel and a cute stuffed reindeer toy from santa who arrived on a reindeer sleigh. We borrowed sleds and had great fun in the snow.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here in December 2008, had a comfortable stay but wasn't to keen on the food on offer. Luckily our five day package was jam packed with activities seeing Santa etc... Rooms were great, warm and cosy and comfortable just what was needed after a busy day out in the snow.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at a room in an annex, only accessible through a tunnel from the reception building. Uneccessary long walk. Old outdated annex with very poor ventilation. We woke up sweaty with dry eyes and sore throat. Cleaning is not good. Big hairball in shower at our arrival. It grew bigger and wan't removed by cleaning personnel during our stay.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were here for three nights during Midsummer. The hotel is in a nice location close to the beach/bonfire area. Also very close to dining and shopping, etc. The airport bus will take you right there. Rooms were clean and basic, but comfortable enough.The staff was helpful and the breakfast was good. The only thing was that there are two... More

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Wonderful hotel , hotel needs a little tender care i would say , but it has charm :) i would recommend this hotel to anybody ! Staff is so helpful and Nice in all ways. We changed Our room upon arrival , from standard double room to a junior suite , all at 2300 hours. It took 2 minutes !!... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for a week in 2012 and while the hotel is a little dated (antlers on the room fixtures) it was comfortable and warm. The breakfast was good and the best part was the sauna and the pool. I had a view of the carpark which I was disappointed in. However, it was comfortable and an easy base... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We booked online room from Rantasipi Pohjanhovi and we want view to the river. Well we got nice river view like you can see (photo what we took)... Room was tiny, toilet should update immediately. Reception person said that room not have any carpet (cause we needed allergy room)... well surprise, some part of room floor was carpet, some part... More

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Hotel-Pohjanhovi, Reception at Rantasipi Pohjanhovi, responded to this review

Dear Adolf H, Thank you for staying with us and writing us a review. I’m glad to hear that you enjoyed the river view from your room. We apologize that the room itself didn’t meet your expectations and the receptionist gave you wrong information about the carpet. We don’t have floor mats in any of our rooms, but some rooms... More

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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I had hoped to stay at either the City hotel or the Santa Claus, but they were both fully booked during my stay, so I opted for one of the legendary and historical hotels in Finland, Pohjanhovi. I was not disappointed. The hotel is located next to the Jatkankynttila bridge in the city centre. Some of the rooms have great... More

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Arad
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39 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Stayed with a group for six nights. The hotel has an excellent location, very close to the town center, right on the river. Rooms were clean and decent, definitely comfortable. Heating was OK. Used the sauna regularly, great place with the pool attached to it. The hotel is mostly used by groups, which might be a nuisance sometimes. Food was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The location of the hotel is very centeral. Beautiful view of the river. Has it's own nightclub as well as the center of winter equipment rental for all winter activities. Nice rooms and good food. Ask if the room is equiped with a closed shower and not a plastic sheet...

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Address: Pohjanpuistikko 2, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
Location: Finland > Lapland > Rovaniemi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rantasipi Pohjanhovi 4*
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