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Rantasipi Pohjanhovi

Pohjanpuistikko 2, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
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Ranked #8 of 11 Hotels in Rovaniemi
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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Espoo, Finland
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were located on fourth floor on city side of the old hotel building. No view to river, and some noise coming from outside open window. Could not find the air condition but fortunately nights were cold enough for good sleep. Wifi was very week and it worked well only at the door step :-) Breakfast was good but the... More 

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Helsinki
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Basic hotel, with quite worn rooms. I had extremely bad luck with my stay when they gave me a room from the 2nd floor without telling mee that the band would be playing til' 3.30AM just under my room! That is just unacceptable to even have that kind of room with full ot any price!

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Hotel-Pohjanhovi, Duty Manager at Rantasipi Pohjanhovi, responded to this review

Dear Picasasuomi, thank you for your review. I'm so sorry that the noise from the restaurant bothered you. We have live music on some evenings, and during these nights we try to avoid using the rooms above the restaurant but when the hotel is fully booked this in unavoidable. Please ask for free upgrade or some compensation when visiting again.... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

To visit Arctic Circle area just before the famous mid-summer in Finland, Rovaniemi area has started this "sun never goes down" session a little bit earlier. Also in May and especially in June the brightness and beautiful nature surrounding this Lapland's biggest town. There can be seen all marks of Summer, just beginning, not all trees are still full green... More 

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Hotel-Pohjanhovi, Duty Manager at Rantasipi Pohjanhovi, responded to this review

Hei Jaakko! Thank you for choosing us for your visit in Rovaniemi and taking the time to write us your review. I'm happy to hear that you liked your stay with us and enjoyed the surrounding nature. Now the nature looks like someone three a green paintball at it, it's so green everywhere (the constant rain propably has something to... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I came with my wife for a Lapland Safari and stayed 6 nights. Rich Breakfast, Good location, Large Room with free WIFI . I have stayed in the old hotel building and the front door of the building was closed every night from 8PM and people could not use the elevators and went up using the stairs.

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Hotel-Pohjanhovi, Duty Manager at Rantasipi Pohjanhovi, responded to this review

Dear Flins, thank you for staying with us. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! However, I'm sorry that you found it difficult to use the stairs in our other hotel building. The elevator in the ground floor opens straight to Lapland Safaris office and thus due to safety reasons it can't be used when the... More 

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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

There are better hotels for the same price. That's the main thing about this hotel. The rooms and hotel are a bit old. The breakfast is good with a large variety. The location is good (since Rovaniemi is kinda small)

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

Dear Omer, thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't find our hotel as good as other hotels in Rovaniemi, we try to do our best. Thank you for your kind words about our breakfast, I'll make sure to forward them to our restaurant manager. Have a nice summer and welcome again some other time! Best... More 

Kfar Saba, Israel
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This hotel is centrally located in Rovaniemi.Excellent hotel, good service, comfortable and spacious rooms. Very good dining room. Wi-Fi works great. Close to the main street, industrial complex is in the center of the hotel.

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

Hello Dror, thank you for your wonderful review! Have a nice summer and we hope to see you again. Best regards, Heini, reception More 

Israel
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66 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This hotel is centrally located in Rovaniemi, Lapland (Finland). Close to the small downtown (shops, restaurants, commercial centers). Usually it is full with groups, but enough space is available in the dinning room. Breakfasts and dinners are buffet style. Rooms are a little beat small but OK. Shower is tiny, and 5 inches to each side will be blessed...

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

Dear Gioram, thank you for visiting us and taking the time to write us your review. I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I'm sorry about the tiny shower, there are some rooms that have limited space in the bathroom and thus the showers are smaller than usual. I promise you this problem will be... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Stayed at the hotel for 3 nights and all things considered it's a good place to stay when visiting rovaniemi. The hotel is located in a very good location near the restaurants and bars and shopping center. Rooms and other facilities and amenities are average at best. The food is ok as well but nothing the write home about.

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

Dear Zorik, thank you for your review. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Rovaniemi and found our hotel location great. However, I'm sorry that you found our hotel facilities only average. We hope to exceed your expectations next time! Best regards, Heini, reception More 

Petah Tiqva, HaMerkaz, Israel
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

we went on trip to lapland and it was amazing 8days 7nights and it was like a dream come true we stayed at the hotel which was close to everythingsupermarketshoppingand restaurant the hotel was really good and the people are so nice everyday we went on a different tourdogs with sleds/snowmobiles/zoo/walking in the snow in the forest/and the sampo snowbreaker... More 

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

Dear Kellerh, thank you for your wonderful review. It seems that you've had quite active holiday! You've definitely used those eight days well. I'm glad that you enjoyed your holiday in Lapland and our hotel, hopefully you'll come visit us again! Best regards, Heini, reception More 

Helsinki, Finland
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Pohjanhovi was the very first international hotel in Lapland already before WW II and its name used to quarantee high quality. Not any more. Operated by Finnish Rantasipi chain the place has been neglected, not only by forgetting maintenance but also by running down all services. It is simply under-staffed, badly run hotel that has lost the competition. It is... More 

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

Dear Juha, thank you for your valuable review. I’m happy that you’ve taken the time to get acquainted with our long and eventful history, of which we are very proud of it. Thus I’m sad to hear that you found our current hotel service lacking to what you would have expected from our legendary hotel. Your comments are very important... More 

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