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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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Hovioikeudenkatu 2, Kouvola 45100 , Finland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lahti, Finland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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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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novara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Easy to be accessed, large parking but close to the city center. The rooms are large and comfortable but the pillows and the bed are too soft. Good services, personnel is polite, all the areas are clean. Didn't taste the restaurant but the breakfast is ok and with Nespresso caffè machine!

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Tuusula, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is clean and quiet. Location is fine. Walking distance from center. Lobby bar is cosy. But if there is no sauna available in finnish hotel at weekend evenings maximum rating is three. Average rating of Sokos hotels.

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Kangasala, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Just stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. Very comfy room, escpecially the bed. The room was nicely updated, modern and kept very clean. The hotel had a nice restaurant, good breakfast buffet as is expected in Finland. It also had the bar open as we were a large group altogether.. Everything in the city was at walking distance. Free... More 

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