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Hostel Rudolf

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Koskikatu 41, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Stayed here a couple of nights ago. Rovaneimi unexpectedly warm -,no need for any of the heavy, cold weather clothes we had bought. Check in at the Santa Hotel, easily found in the centre of town, where helpful receptionists book you in and direct you to the hostel a 10 minute stroll away. It's basically an ex hotel but they... More 

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Alba Iulia, Romania
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I decided to visit the Polar Circle. It was awesome but there were about minus 27 degrees. It was the first time in my life when I thought that I will be frozen, haha. The hostel was quite beautiful, basic but lovely and welcoming. I stayed into a triple with two friends of mine and we loved to stay there,... More 

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New Delhi, India
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The property was earlier a hotel that got turned to a hostel. Average size rooms with average furniture. Overall appearance is tidy. Rudolf does not have any café or restaurant nor breakfast service. There were just a couple of wending machines in the corridor. The worst part was that customer check in to Rudolf was to be done at the... More 

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Vaasa, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Rudolf has obviously earlier been a hotel that has been downgraded to a hostel. That is why it is like a hotel. Spacious clean rooms with avarage furniture, three beds. Rooms are with shower/wc. Overall appearance is tidy. Price/ quality relation ok. If you are three, it is approx. 20 e/ persons (with the price we paid) which is cheap.... More 

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Beersheba, Israel
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We stayed here for 8 nights and it was really great. The location is perfect, about 10 minutes to the center and there are supermarkets, Mcdonalds and travel agencies nearby. It's not cheap like other hostels around the world but it's the cheapest in Rovaniemi. The room is small but clean and its warm.There's a Free wi-fi and there's a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I went in March alone but ended up having the room to myself. It's very clean and comfortable. It is expensive for a hostel but that's what you have to expect in Lapland. It's about a 10 minute walk from Santa Claus Hotel(where you check in) and pubs, shops etc..McDonalds is just down the road so if you get hungry,... More 

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Lima, Peru
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I got to the hostel having arrived at the train station. Having left my main pack in the large lockers at the station (2€), I walked the 10-15 minutes to the hotel Santa Claus (with day sack) to check in. Tip - You can get a map from the ticket office as you go in on the right hand side.... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

+ by far the cheapest place in rovaniemi, fairly central, clean, wifi free - check in 500m away, for a hostel relatively expensive, no common area like a 'proper' hostel ( i think there might be a small kitchen though)

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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The reception is far away from the hostel. It takes 45 mins to walk to there, carrying your luggage walking on the snow. The wifi is very weak and slow. The place is small and dirty. The surrounding area is very dark at night, I dont think it is safe. It is very expensive, over £100 for a night

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

nice and clean, good location (about 600 m to town center and 2-3 min walk to Pilke and Arktikum. bad: no internet connection in the room. have to go on hallway to have internet.also no reception but the people at santa claus hotel let me keep my luggage in their locker room for 1 day after check out.

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Address: Koskikatu 41, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
Location: Finland > Lapland > Rovaniemi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Rudolf 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Hostel Rudolf Rovaniemi, Finland - Lapland

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