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Alba Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ahlmaninkatu 4, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
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Ranked #6 of 9 hotels in Jyvaskyla
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 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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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Yokohama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much from Japan. I went to Jyvaskyla for a conference. This hotel is located just along a lake and close to the convention centre as well. One more thing, you can taste house seasoned herring at breakfast. Strongly recommended.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I stayed in this hotel while attending a conference. The room was a 'business' one, and was a decent size, clean and functional. The room overlooked the lake and the view from the window was absolutely stunning. The breakfasts were excellent, and the staff at reception were very helpful indeed. My only reason for not awarding five stars was the... More

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Turku, Finland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have visited in this hotel several times. The rooms are a bit small, furniture is old and quite basic. One time the leg of the bed went broken without any reason when I was sleeping. I have eaten the lunch of the hotel several times due to meetings held in the hotel, and only starters and desserts are eatable.... More

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Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is a great hotel if you are visiting the university of Jyvaskyla or even the town itself - it is in the most pleasant part of the town with a stunning view of the lake. My room was simple, small but very comfortable and clean. It was good for working and walking - which is conducive to thinking! Breakfast... More

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

Hi zagez, and thank you too for the review. I assume that even if your visit was not for leisure, you enjoyed your stay and got some work done too. And as so many before you, you checked in on Sunday and the kitchen was closed. We try to inform our customer and assosiates, the Jyväskylä Uni and others that... More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I have stayed here twice while on business with Jyvaskyla university. Both times I stayed in the deluxe rooms with sauna, whichj is a super nice luxury, especially on a chilly November evening! The hotel is on a lake woith a pretty view across to the university and further away, to downtown. The decor is really simple, clean, functional, Nordic.... More

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

Greetings Situatedness, Thank you for your review. It's nice to have feedback from persons that have contributed even more reviews that we have received =) We are happy you enjoyed the JrSuite room, the lakeview is great, even from the steam room! We have 10 of those JrSuites and no wonder they are very popular too. About our kitchen on... More

Helsinki, Finland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Nice hotel, very basic rooms but also very clean. One exception. The windows in the rooms could be clean and the curtains off - why not let the customers enjoy the beautiful view to the lake. All the meals pretty okay including also some specialities, wine selection basic.

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

Hi Minna V, Thank you for your review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and especially the view and service. About curtains, better keep them on =) As in many reviews, our simple, Nordic deco is more cosier with see through curtains which can be pushed aside. But the view is great isn't it! The windows... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Whatever you do, ask for a room overlooking the water. It's a basic but perfectly acceptable hotel, perfect location for work or meetings at the University. Clean but small rooms and the single beds are very narrow! Good buffet breakfast.

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

Hi Tim R, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you stayed with us and your visit was comfortable. Next time, we recommend the JrSuite rooms, they have wider beds, own sauna and of course the lake view. As you did, good thing to point out is how really close we are to the Jyväskylä Uni, at the... More

Helsinki, Finland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This, I would say, is the ultimate hotel to stay if you have some duties to perform in the nearby University, however if you would like to get to know the center more closely it might be a good idea to choose some property which is more central. The location of the hotel is very good, having an excellent view... More

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

Hi K H, Thank You for your review. I think we can shorten the distance to city.... Perhaps couple of bikes for hire do that? Thank you again for visiting us and we hope to see you soon again, With best regards, Tommi Sievinen Hotelli Alba More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This hotel is situated near the University a bit far away form the city center and the railway station but easy to get there. It was my second visit here and for the first time I had a room with a window looking at the lake, the bridge and the forest. The view is really nice. The room is not... More

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

Hi Sgorla, Thank you for your review, You visited us when Jyväskylä summer is as it's best, Sunshine, fresh breeze from the Lake Jyväsjärvi and of course; occasional showers! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again... next year perhaps? With best regards, Tommi Sievinen HOTELLI ALBA More

Bangalore, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I have stayed in this hotel a number of times during my visits to the University. The view from my room (114) was beautiful (see photo). The rooms are small, but comfortable and very clean. The restaurant food, both buffet breakfast and dinner (see photo) were very good. While the hotel is a bit far from the center of the... More

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

Greetings Busyalways, Thank you for your kind words. It gives us joy that travellers like you, who has multiple visits to Hotel Alba, find our services and surroundings suitable for them. And it's true, we are a bit away from the city centre, but infact still with city centre postal code: 40100 =) We hope to see you soon again,... More

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Address: Ahlmaninkatu 4, Jyvaskyla 40100, Finland
Location: Finland > Western Finland > Jyvaskyla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Alba Hotel 3*
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