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Original Sokos Hotel Ilves

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hatanpaan Valtatie 1, Tampere 33100, Finland
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Ranked #2 of 31 Hotels in Tampere
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Espoo, Finland
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180 reviews 180 reviews
96 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is ideal in the middle of the city and just by the river. A short walking distance to the railway and bus stations. It used to be the highest hotel in the city (not anymore) and the view from the top floors is great! However, it's not that great you should pay the normal rate,... More 

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear Jellona, Thank You for having time to write feedback. I'm sorry that the breakfast was not fully to Your liking. I will forward this feedback to the Manager of our Breakfast. Unfortunately if You book Your stay through a travel agengy online and pay Your accommodation to them it's not possible to register Your frequent Flyer card at the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just one night for Musical "Evita", Nice and value hotel, but no special features. Clean rooms with a nice view. We were in 8 th floor its just but try to get higher, because you can hear the music from the night club and also the people who are talking loudly outside the restaurants when smoking - it's not allowed... More 

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear Jukka S, Thank You for staying with us during Your trip in Tampere. We appreciate Your feedback. During weekends the surroundings are quite lively since we are right in the city centre. Welcome back for a new visit and have a lovely christmastime! Best regards, Heini Schubin Service Manager More 

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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fortunately my impressions weren't blurred by pricing, as the fee was covered by a project I was in. The rest was perfect - loved the room size and all the conveniences in it (iron, hair-drier, minibar, electric kettle and what-not), the location and view from the window are great (11th floor). The interior colour set was exactly the way I... More 

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear Olga K, We appreciate Your kind review of Your stay with us. Thank You for choosing Original Sokos Hotel Ilves for Your place to stay. Welcome back for a new visit! Best regards, Heini Schubin Service Manager More 

Helsinki, Finland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Ilves is still a good choice and value for money - even the new Tornihotelli is now open. Take room in the upper level and just enjoy the sights. Good restaurants and the Nightclub is a bit renewed - maybe it´ll have a new start - used to be famous. Friendly stuff - only the nightclub doormen are from 80´s....

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear Toolonparoni, We warmly Thank You for Your stay with us and Your great review. Welcome back for a new visit! Best regards, Heini Schubin Service Manager More 

Haemeenlinna, Finland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Ilves is a good hotel if you value good location and okay breakfast buffet, but hardly nothing more. If you take normal/superior room you have good chances to get a nice view from upper levels. But if you want to treat yourself with a junior suite, be warned: - Junior suites are located in 3rd and 4th floor, so no... More 

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear KatiV, Thank you for Your review and Your stay with us. Our room classes are standard, superior and Junior suite and then we have one presidental suite on 18th floor. All of our Junior suites locate on 3th and 4th floor for safety reasons because they have beautiful balconys. Junior suites face either the near by shopping center or... More 

Lohja
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed in Ilves, a centrally located Sokos hotel in Tampere. Ilves has been the landmark of Tampere since 1986 or 1987 being the highest (until this year) building in Tampere. Our room was in the 18th floor with a great view to the city and the lake. The room itself was in size OK, not big but good for... More 

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear OTlohja, Thank You for Your excellent review. Original Sokos Hotel Ilves was built in 1986 and it is true that our hotel is one of the landmarks of Tampere. We truly appreciate Your kind words of our hotel and look forward to seeing You again as our guest! Bets regards, Heini Schubin Service Manager More 

southampton
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

It takes approx 2hours to drive from Helsinki airport to the hotel, its easy to find on the main drag through the town. There is a car park on the premises, it is exceptionally difficult to access and park due to very narrow entrance and spaces, with pillars blocking every space. Can be done, but not for the faint hearted... More 

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear Softywalter, We appreciate Your feedback. Thank You for choosing Original Sokos Hotel Ilves for Your accommodation. It is true that our our car park is a little small. In the centre it still gives value to our customers to park right below the hotel. You had some excellent reviews of our restaurants and breakfast, I'll forward them to our... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A bit expencive when compared with the other hotels under the same flag, but rooms are big and comfy. The hotel is also located in one of the best places in Tampere. Hotels own parking garrage is tight but there is another one at the shopping center you can use and it's easily at a walking distance from the hotel.... More 

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear Mika L, Thank You for having the time to review us and give so great feedback. We warmly welcome You to a new successful visit! Have a great Autumn! Best regards, Heini Schubin Service Manager More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The hotel is right in the centre of Tampere and it looks well looked after. My room on the seventh floor was quiet and had a lovely view over a part of the lake. I found everyhthing in the room very comfortable and practical. There was a lot of room for the suitcase and clothes, good reading lamps and a... More 

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear Paula56_10, Thank You for Your stay with us. We appreciate that You took time to write a lovely review. You had great highlights of our hotel. We are happy to hear that You visit was successful. We are sorry that the breakfast room wasn't as organized as it should have been. I will forward this feedback to our Breakfast's... More 

Brasilia, DF
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Internet connection was good, the room was silent and we had an amazing view of the city. Bed and pillows were confortable. Staff was helpful. BUT our room was not so clean as we arrive, with dust on floor, next to the wall corners. Despite the variety of food, breakfast looked like it had not been prepared carefully, and the... More 

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Ilves_Tampere, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, responded to this review

Dear nandamartinelli, Thank You for Your review. We are happy to hear that You liked the view and our service.We apologize for the lack of of careful cleaning. I will forward this feedback to our head of housekeeping department. We are sorry that our individual blankets and towels were no to your liking. We are environmentally friendly hotel and appreciate... More 

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Address: Hatanpaan Valtatie 1, Tampere 33100, Finland
Location: Finland > Western Finland > Tampere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Ilves 4*
Number of rooms: 336
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