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Original Sokos Hotel Lappee

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Brahenkatu 1, Lappeenranta 53100, Finland
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Lappeenranta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014
RARS St. Petersburg, Russia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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St. Petersburg, Russia
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This was my first time to Lappeenranta and my friend and i decided to stay in Sokos Lappee. Before making any reservation i decided to check the reviews submitted by fellow travelers and, after seeing mostly positive reviews, decided to book it. I even requested the hotel for a room with specific view to the street and, in less than... More

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Lappee, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Lappee, responded to this review

Dear Customer, we are especially delighted by your writings. Thank You! And I promise: we will do our best to keep this status also in the future. Welcome again! Katja hotel manager More

Tallinn, Estonia
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
52 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

location is OK, breakfast as in all SOKOS hotels, nothing special. My room was too small, so if you have luggage with you, you need to figure out where to put it. There are a lot of Russian in the city and in the Hotel, so do not surprise if you feel like been in Russia. not recommended to stay... More

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Lappee, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Lappee, responded to this review

Dear Zaza, we have few small rooms and then we have little bit bigger rooms... The building is old and we have different sized rooms. You must have been in the smallest one. If you put a mention to the reservation "Please, room in 2nd / 3rd floor" you'll get a bigger one. Have a nice day! Katja hotel manager More

Palermo, Italia
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

In a good position of city, with everything we need in about 5 minutes by feet. Perfect service, good cleaning, good breakfast. Everybody friendly and helped us for everything we asked (information, taxi, restaurants). If you want to spend a good holiday in Lappe this is your hotel (they have free wifi, free sauna and free parking).

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Markku M, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Lappee, responded to this review

Dear Giorgio, me and my staff were SO pleased to hear this feedback. Thank You and welcome again! Katja Pellinen hotelmanager More

St. Petersburg, Russia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I was there for one day in September 2013. Quite nice room, very friendly reception (help us to park our bicycles), nice swimming pool and sauna. Good location. Good choice of food on a breakfast buffet, but as usual in Finland no service - nobody meet you, nobody greet. you, nobody clean your table. I see the review that coffee... More

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Markku M, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Lappee, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you for your opinion about our hotel. It's nice that you liked many things. At the breakfast unfortunately there might be some times too rush and waitress will not pick up dishes soon enough. We understand how important it is to communicate with customers also at the breakfast. Our own stafff is good at it I think.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Location is great and the front desk very helpful.Stayed here for 8 nights and the linens were changed once!One day I took out the pillowcase so they can put a clean one and all I got was the I wrong side of the pillowcase!(I could have done that)Another 3 days they just replace the towels fix the bed like a... More

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Markku M, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Lappee, responded to this review

Dear Pipitsa T., I am very sorry about what you have been through at my hotel. This is not the way our service should be. Please send me you contact information and I will recearch this case more closely. My email: katja.pellinen@sok.fi Best regards Katja, hotel manager More

Manchester
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34 reviews 34 reviews
34 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Stayed for a week during a business trip to Lappeenranta. The hotel is very warm and welcoming and the front desk were always happy to help. The room was a decent size and had a fab designer bathroom. Very comfy bed and a weeks worth of great sleeps. Breakfast was plentiful with a wide range of food available. The bar... More

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Markku M, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Lappee, responded to this review

Dear BarryMip, thank you very much for your feed back - we are very happy when we succeed to serve our customers well. Welcome again! best regards Katja, hotel manager More

Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
33 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Clean hotel in city center, basic Sokos. Rooms whit shower, tv, mini-bar and air-conditioning. Buffet breakfast, free private parking. Hotel located in the city center. All within walking distance: the harbor, Fort, Market Square, and bars. You can rent a bicycle free of charge.

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Helsinki, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Not impressed by this hotel, which has seen its better days. When we returned back late after dinner and drinks, we noticed that there was only one pillow and one towel. After having received the missing ones, we noticed that the (one..) small blanket was only intended for one person - we didn't however have the energy to call the... More

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Markku M, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Lappee, responded to this review

Dear Fin2world, I am sorry things went not well during your visit. You are right - you probably did get a single room instead og a double. I am sorry and I will remain my staff to be more careful with this issue in the future. When the hotel is fully booked the breakfast room might be that too during... More

Helsinki
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stayed 2 night here. The hotel is situated near centre of Lappeenranta and walking distance from the lake. The hotel is clean, a typical "Sokos-hotel" (I have visited several Sokos-hotels in Finland). The service was friendly and helpful, breakfast is good. The building is ugly from the outside but rooms were cosy.

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Markku M, Front Office Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Lappee, responded to this review

Dear bluecatHelsinki, thank you for your feedback - you right: Lappee is an Original Sokos Hotel :) We are hopeful that something big happens to our building and how it looks from outside in the next few years (since the big project next door is going to reach us too). Sorry that at the moment our hotel from outside really... More

Finland
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
48 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I had a visit in Sokos hotel Lappee few years ago. I wasn’t very impressed then. And I thought then, that I wouldn’t go there anymore. After my last visit the have made some repairs to hotels rooms. And I got a very good room rate via Sokos Hotel internet site. Those were reasons I decided to try this hotel... More

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Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Lappee

Address: Brahenkatu 1, Lappeenranta 53100, Finland
Location: Finland > Southern Finland > Lappeenranta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Lappeenranta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Original Sokos Hotel Lappee 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sokos Hotel Lappee is situated in the heart of Lappeenranta, near shopping possibilities, restaurants and get-together places. It is also only a walk away from the harbour. The hotel comprises of 209 cosy rooms with air conditioning and cooling system. There are seven meeting rooms with AV equipment and Internet access. The hotel also boasts Italian type dining restaurant Casanova and a comfortable Bar Café Piccolo. In addition there are 5 saunas, a 14-meter pool and a little gym in the sauna department. Welcome to be served by us! ... more   less 
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