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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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Hovioikeudenkatu 2, Kouvola 45100 , Finland
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Salo, Finland
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104 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I arrived late and got really nice welcome in this hotel easy to access by car. Parking place was easy to find. Room was comfortable allergy room. Breakfast was without taste. Standard solos hotel quality. 7 minute egg was 15 minute! Cheese "really standard quality", … Anyway okei hotel to stay one night.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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91 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Rooms are very spacious and in good condition. They have everything that a basic traveller needs. Rooms are quiet enough, but you may hear voices from the corridor and neighboring rooms. Public areas are on need of refurbishment, as are some beds. Pillows can give you headache. Service is very good. For a few nights stay in Kouvola, this hotel... More 

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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

There was nothing overly special about this hotel. It wasn't terrible, but it wasn't great. Front desk staff were nice. I got the bus from Helsinki to Kouvola which drops you off at the shopping mall, it's too far to walk so get a taxi. It is across from the railway station though. I went to Kouvola for a gig... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

1 person room was large for one person, the bed was big and comfortable. The shower and toilet area worked well and were spacious. The actual hotel area is nice, park like area, there was no traffic noises at all.. I walked from the railway station to the hotel easily, so the location is great.

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Thank Wavuli
Finland
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Breakfast is better than in the average Finnish hotels. They were serving some local bread and smoked ham, which were really good. Also other service in the hotel was really friendly and warm. There were also quite many families, obviously because of Tykkimäki amusement park, but the children noises were not heard in our room. So I could say that... More 

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Thank Yaniliini
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Across the road from the railway station in central Helsinki, the Vaakuna is central for shopping, eating and visiting the sights. Rooms with balcony are good as you can sit out and enjoy the view in the fresh air, as windows do not open. On 7th floor where I was,no balconies and rooms a little tired. Slept well in comfortable... More 

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Inkoo
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Service level overall (reception, restaurant) was perfect and much more than routine expressions. Rooms with extra bed ( very wide) were perfect for families. Extra plus for the Onni Squirrel happening in the morning for kids and welcoming gifts.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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74 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

New furniture in the room. Friendly reception and very quiet inside. Breakfast offers really fresh food and Nespresso. They charge you for parking in the street nearby, which is not justified. Difficult to mention something special about hotel, as everything is done properly, but nothing comes with superior quality. On my opinion the hotel is charging for the room 20%... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Room has been renovated lately. Service was friendly and overall, Hotel was good compared to other Original level Sokos Hotels I have visited. Our group used sauna facilities that were not excellent but ok. Buffet lunch that was served was exceptionally good for a basic level chain Hotel.

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Roskilde, Denmark
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123 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Ok hotel for a quiet night with good bed. Clean hotel and fine breakfast buffet. Easy check-in and out. Easy and free parking just alongside the hotel (outside) Close/walking distance to city centre. Fair price/comfort ratio.

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