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Sokos City Bors

Eerikinkatu 11, Turku 20100 , Finland
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Ranked #13 of 18 Hotels in Turku
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014
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Brussels, Belgium
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed a couple of nights here recently. It is very conveniently located right in the centre of the city. You have the big shopping centre opposite, the market square, lots of pubs and restaurants, the riverside and buses all close by. It is very big, but also very popular so it may not be easy to get a room.... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in the hotel on business, I was a bit worried when I had seen ear plugs on the bed side table, apparently they have a music nights, lucky for me this night was not one of them, but be warned it could be noisy, rooms are a bit tired and could do with updating.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This hotel is conveniently located by the market square. The rooms were comfortable and spacious. The hotel swimming pool, like most in Finland was very very cold, and only open for very restricted hours. The staff were obliging, but claimed that the pot of tea was both earl grey and ordinary(builders) tea! Good choice for breakfast.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Hotel is situated in the center of the city, next to a marketplace. Train station is 1 km away. From marketplace is all the bus stops to ferries and airport. Rooms are little outdated, but quite spacious. Nice addition is that hotel guest can have free access to the nearby gym Lumo, which is open 24 hours. Breakfast and all... More 

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Houston, Texas
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142 reviews 142 reviews
138 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This is a smaller version of Sokos Hotel Hamburger Börs which is located opposite of it. This 3 star hotel is located in the heart of Turkru, opposite the very busy market square and close to the Cathedral. I checked in at the Sokos Hotel Hamburger Börs but was referred to across the street for my room! It was a... More 

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Finland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Annex building across the street of the Hamburger Börs hotel. Very tired looking rooms, uncomfortable, too soft beds, non existent sound isolation, noisy corridors, old bed linen/ pillows are not on your wish list after a long working. I cannot believe that in a modern, wealthy country like Finland we have this kind of establishment: shady, unclean and lack of... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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100 reviews 100 reviews
47 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

This is the "affordable alternative" of the famous and more fancy Hamburger Bors hotel at the other side of the street, in the very heart of Turku. Clean but very basic modernly furnished rooms, no service, not even a tea bag in the room available unless you order well in advance and pay for it separately. We had booked a... More 

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San Francisco
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 hotel reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

The hotel is unmanned and you check in at the Sokos across the street. Access to floors is via your key card but employees from the Sokos department store also use the same entrance so people are always going in and out. For this reason it seemed a little less safe and next time I would probably stay in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

oh my god, restaurants were nice but the service was terrible. Simply no attitude, personell was just hanging around. Simply do not recommend.

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Espoo, Finland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

This hotel is in the very centre of Turku. It is not manned, and you check in at its sister hotel Sokos Hamburger Börs just across the street. The rooms are ok - it was clean, the bathroom & shower was ok, the bed was comfortable, but don't expect to stay in your room too much, as it's pretty boring.... More 

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