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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi

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Koskikatu 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here with our 3 children on a vacation trip in the summer of 2015. I had made a reservation only three days in advance via telephone and as we wanted to check in, it was gone in their system. The front desk staff was super-friendly, though and even upgraded us to one of their suites... More 

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Savo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has new, renovated rooms and an excellent sauna for free for the customers in the evenings. Breakfast is also very good (including local specialties), and the Lapland Menu in the restaurant Fransmanni was more than great for our hunger! We really enjoyed our one night stay here - good food, white bedclothes, hot sauna and easy (but not... More 

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Kuopio, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two nights here, one when going to further Lapland and another, when returning. Hotel is well situated and actually from some superior rooms, there is very nice view to river Kemijoki. Hotel is nice, clean and well maintaned standard Sokos hotel, partner of the bigger chain. Staff is very nice and friendly, breakfast is good, everything is well. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had one night stay at the Hotel It is centrally located and most of amenities are close by. The Room was well furnished and well appointed. It had all amentities Breakfast spread was nice and we had comfortable stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice basic Finnish hotel, but should be avoided if you're even a little bit of a light sleeper. Stayed in 3rd floor and - even wearing my noise canselling head phones - could hear the music from the night club loud and clear. Even the lyrics..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Another standard Sokos that could actually be anywhere. Small room and too soft bed, but this time a better than standard breakfast and very friendly front desk staff allow for a 4th star. Bathroom was a complete disgrace. Flooded after one ver short shower.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This hotel is in the city center close to shopping and other attractions and amenities. The room looks lovely, modern and spacious, however, it lacks functionality. There is no counter space to put your stuff or belongings except a very tiny table good for one person with one purse. The front wall space is a waste, that could have been... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I stayed at Sokos Hotel Vaakuna in Rovaniemi for several nights. Good location. The room was clean (no bed bugs and no discusting hair in the bathroom) and warm and included everything you need. The room had been renovated resently and although I was here during the time of the midnight sun, I had no problems sleeping, since the curtens... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I have stayed here a couple of times per year for years. Most of the rooms have been refurbished late 2014 and they are quite good. Sauna would need a bit of refurbishing and light design, a bit worn. The problem with this hotel is that there is basically no additional services available: no swimming pool, gym etc. If you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly always smiling all staff says hey and morning. Rooms exactly as pictures shown. Very spacious room. Very sound proof. The breakfast was plentiful with a large variety of different food. The fresh breads were amazing! The fake northern lights in the bedroom were always exciting to come home to! The French restaurant downstairs was quite good they also... More 

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