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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Hameenlinna

Possentie 7, Haemeenlinna 13200, Finland
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Tuusula, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A rather typical Finnish middle-of-the-road hotel, does not surprise you positively but doesn’t do that negatively either. Review based on a one night stay in November (background of spending 80+ nights per year in different hotels around the globe). Location: Very close to the railway station, some distance from the city center. Apart from the station there’s nothing much of... More 

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Salo, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I arrived late in the evening. It was easy to find parking place, but payment machine outdoors is complicatd especially in poor lights. Staff in reception was friendly. I got nice room with great view to the lake. Quality of the food both dinner and breakfast is on lower side of my scale. Typical rather poor sokos hotel quality (hotel... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The hotel was very clinical. The room looked more like a cheap chain hotel rooms than comfortable hotel rooms. This Sokos hotel chain has more comfortable looking rooms, but not in Hämeenlinna. The price of the room was 100 – 130 € (depending from where you book it). The room did not have mini-bar / fridge or an electric kettle.... More 

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Mulfingen, Germany
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Nice location on the lake and the lake view from the sauna area make the difference. Convenient partially roofed parking area behind the building make access easy. Breakfast offering follows typical Finnish standard,

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Kuopio, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Stayed one night here in this standard Sokos chain hotel. Hotel is close to railway station and only short walk to the town centre. I asked for the room with a lake view, and got it. Beautiful view, big and cosy room. I chose this hotel, because they provide bikes for rent for customers. It was so nice to cycle... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A bit worn out. Nothing special, but the price. I guess its the lack of alternatives that keeps this place going. Maybe its ok for someone traveling for business for a day or two, but for anything even closely resembling a romantic get-away I would think again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is probably one of the best i have visited. Everytime the staff is very friendly and makes me feel at home. Also the staff doesn't change that much so I remember them. More than once i have been able to talk to the manager or someone higher and they have wanted to know how they can improve this... More 

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vaakuna2015, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Hameenlinna, responded to this review

Hello Jukka R. Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to hear that you have enjoyed Your stay in our hotel. Welcome back again! Have a nice summer! More 

Espoo, Finland
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The hotel is located nicely next to railway station and by the lake. The city center is about 1 km away. The room was decent size and clean. Anyhow, the double bed was around 140cm wide and way too soft. Meaning that when the other one was turning from side the side, other one was also awake. All the talk... More 

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Iida T, Guest Relations Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Hameenlinna, responded to this review

Dear Kokkonen, Thank you for your review and taking your time to write it. Nice to hear that you liked our location and the room was well cleaned. It is of course very unfortunate that you found the bed in the room uncomfortable. We have those 140 cm wide beds in our single rooms, all the double rooms have 160... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

The most beautiful hotel in Hämeenlinna. Big cosy suites with a big balcony and amazing view on the lake, extremely friendly staff and excellent food ! Everything is close, town centre, the railway station and swimming places ... We keep coming back - really love this place !!! 💛

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Iida T, Guest Relations Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Hameenlinna, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review Christina! We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed our rooms and of course our service. We look forward to welcoming you back to Vaakuna next time you´re in Hämeenlinna. Have a lovely summer! More 

Kimito Island, Finland
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Our room was like new, very clean and nicely decorated with a minibar and a balcony. The staff was friendly and breakfast good. Only minus was the parking that costs 11 euros for a day.. The shopping centre Goodman was quite near the hotel.

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Iida T, Guest Relations Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Hameenlinna, responded to this review

Hi Nina, Thank you for your visit to Hämeenlinna and thank you for your nice review. We are so happy to notice you enjoyed your stay at Vaakuna. We have just renewed all of the rooms last year, it is very nice to hear that you also liked them. We would be delighted to warmly welcome you back to Vaakuna... More 

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