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Original Sokos Hotel Royal Vaasa

Hovioikeudenpuistikko 18, Vaasa 65100, Finland (Formerly Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Vaasa)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • 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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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just departed from a 3 night stay. Was in Vaasa for a wedding that was in a nearly village. Stayed in the rooms on the reception side of the building - how to get to breakfast was explained and very easy to get to through the tunnel to the other side oh the road. The room felt quite dated with... More 

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are Scandinavian style with wooden floor, and water cooking facilities for coffee, tee and cocoa are in the room, as well as ironing. Breakfast is genereous, customer service is friendly. There are also bikes in the hotel. The upstairs have a sauna and a small swimming pool with free entrance in the evening.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The last thing a tired traveller wants to hear when checking in at 14:30 is that the room is not ready. And no information when it will be. And then, some ten other guests come in and check in. What gives? Not the kind of service I would expect from one of Vaasa's Finland supposedly better hotels!

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Singapore
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The recently rebranded Original Sokos Hotel Royal is in a very good location, serves a good breakfast and has spacious rooms, but definitely shows its age. Public areas needed refurbishing and the pullout bed in our room (we were two adults & two teenaged children in one large room) was uncomfortable and threatened to fold up on our children. It... More 

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Sthlm
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here one night. It started with the receptionist not being able to find my reservation. The staff that booked me had gotten my family name wrong. This wasn't a big deal and if the hotel would've been nice I probably even wouldn't have remembered this episode now. It's a big hotel and I got a room in the building... More 

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Leena H, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Royal Vaasa, responded to this review

Dear F K. Thank you for your review. It is very unfortunate to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. I hope you mentioned these problems on your check out so we could take care of them. We are a big hotel and we are updating it whole the time but ofcourse if there anyway is problems we... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were given a room from the 9th floor which was great, it was near the pool (only one floor up) and very quiet. Bed is comfortable, O slept so well! Room was clean and I liked the view. The pool was open until 10pm and the saunas were operating from 5pm to 10pm. Water in the pool was slightly... More 

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Leena H, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Royal Vaasa, responded to this review

Dear Sanni T Thank you for your kind review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay so well. We like to think that our breakfast is the number one in town and we like to keep it that way to everybody regardless of possible diets. Have a great summer and welcome back to Vaasa and our... More 

Orlando
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Family trip with pet (dog) , pet was first reason to select this hotel. Separate "wing" for travellers with pet. Xross street of main building, indoor corridor and elevarot to lobby. Very friendly personal and nice spacey room. Little singns of wear, may need some updated. Sauna and small swimmingpool free usage. Free WiFi in common areas and room. Good... More 

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Leena H, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Royal Vaasa, responded to this review

Dear seppo6 Thank you for your review. We do welcome pet customers also. Happy to hear that you chose our hotel because of that. Our sauna department is free to use to hotel guest and as you saw, from there you can take a good look over the town as having a relaxing time. Have a great summer and welcome... More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My mother is from Vaasa and in visiting family and friends there recently, I was faced with the dilemma of finding a decent hotel in this small industrial town. It turns out this hotel does the trick admirably. We had the Royal Suite here, which was a very good value. While the decor was dated (reminiscent of a 1980's cruise... More 

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Leena H, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Royal Vaasa, responded to this review

Dear Leif R Thank you for your review. Happy to hear that your stay was good. We might not be best hotel of the world but we like to serve our customers as we were. Our location is perfect and I'm happy to tell that we are updating our room all the time. Have a great summer and hope to... More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Had a brief stay here for Business in June 2015. The hotel is OK but getting a bit dated. The rooms were functional, but could do with a bit of a refurbishment. The wi-fi in the room was OK, but slow at times. There was a car park next to the hotel, with access to the lobby, which cost 10Eur... More 

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Leena H, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Royal Vaasa, responded to this review

Dear W-LJ92 Thank you for your review. Good to hear that your stay was ok. I'm happy to tell you that were are updating our rooms all the time as we are updating public areas There is a fee for our parking but it is located as close to the hotel as possible. Have a great summer and welcome back... More 

Oulu, Finland
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213 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This hotel used to be Radisson Blu Royal Vaasa until May 2015. The rooms were typical Finnish / Scandinavian hotel rooms. There was very nice service in the hotel. The mexican restaurant at the hotel served delicious food. Breakfast was really good, like in typical Finnish Radisson. I don't know, if the change to Sokos hotel has impacted on the... More 

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Leena H, Service Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Royal Vaasa, responded to this review

Dear ExpTravellerOulu Thank you for your kind review. Brand change to Original Sokos Hotel did not actually effect that much to our everyday life. Customer service has always been and always will be close to our hearth. We are keeping all the services in the same great level as before. Our restaurants are very nice, there are choices to everyone... More 

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