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Alba Hotel

3.0 of 5
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Ahlmaninkatu 4, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
Alba Hotel
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Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in Jyvaskyla
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff at Alba hotel are excellent. Their friendliness and will to help are one of the best I have seen in any hotel. Located by the lakeside and not too far away from the city (and next to the university) make it a good location.

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 3 weeks at this hotel in the summer. The hotel is situated on the lake shore and the lake site rooms have a very beautiful view, so make sure you ask for a lake site room. The hotel is not in the city center, but close to it, probably about 15 minutes walk. The one person rooms are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a suite with a sauna and view of the lake. Can recommend it as modern comforts and friendly place. Not too far to walk to town but far enough to be quiet, so nice position. They don't have a pool or spa and pillows are far too small to be comfortable so the hotel is not so good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I was here for 3 nights while attending an event at Jyvaskyla University. The room is small but perfectly adequate. The first night I found out that there were no towels in the room, asked for them and had to eventually go downstairs to pick them up myself--the main problem of this hotel, I suspect, is that it understaffed. However,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I stayed two nights at Alba. First of all, the location is very good. It takes only about 8 minutes to climb uphill to the university and the route is relaxing and safe. The city center is not far and there is an ABC gas station around a kilometer from the hotel parking lot (parking is free, btw). The service... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I stayed here for overnight during a business trip. The room is quite old but I was given a fantastic view of Lake Jyväsjärvi. If you happen to have events in the Agora Building of the University of Jyväskylä, then this hotel is more suitable for your stay. It's good to hangout at their bar during the night. I've enjoyed... More 

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Loviisa, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Standard room was very ordinary but also very clean. Tv set was very small 15" but no big deal. The wiev is amazing to the frozen river. Very calm and peacefull enviroment. I fall a sleep afternoon couple hours after work, which is not very common for me. Sauna was experience from space. Especially I liked the buttons in sauna.... More 

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Bad Honnef, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Alba is a small hotel close to the University of Jyväskylä IT campus. The hotel has an amazing friendly staff and a very nice breakfast. The hotel is just a short walk from the train station and the city center.

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Tommi S, Sales representative at Alba Hotel, responded to this review

Hi skrash, Thank you for your review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay here. We want to get feedback especially about our breakfast since we have been upgrating it with special items such as adding local breads, different kind of seeds and added more items for non gluten diet. The reception has been very positive. Also I... More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Between my first visit to this hotel in Jyväskylä and more recently, 12th February, I enjoy more and more this place. The staff at reception are very helpful and remember that I have been coming here a few times, location is perfect (especially during winter when the lake is frozen: beautiful!) so what more could a business traveller wish for....??... More 

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Tommi S, Sales representative at Alba Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eef W, Thank you for your review, We are happy to hear that you enjoy your stay here and the our lovely staff is able to serve you. It's always great get feedback from returning customer like yourself. Good news; We have received a set of more comfortable towels, I hope they were here already for your visit after... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Situated across the lake from one part of the university campus the views are wonderful. The walk into the centre is about 15 minutes and it quite close to the train station. The staff are always friendly. Breakfast buffet is quite good.

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Tommi S, Sales representative at Alba Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Laura S, Thank you for your review; we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you'll get a chance to visit us during winter too: the lake is now frozen and the scenery is just beatiful. At this point we are waiting tractors to plough the annual ice-skating route on the ice. It's... More 

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