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“Safety choice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu

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Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hallituskatu 1, Oulu 90100, Finland (Formerly Radisson SAS)   |  
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Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Oulu
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“Safety choice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Stayed here one night in December and despite the hotel doesnt bring any WOW -effect, everything is working there exactly as it should be.

+ location in the center
+ good rooms, not too small
+ everything you need is in room, and functions well
+ coffee / tea facilities
+ bathroom ok
+ clean
+ wifi works well enough

- time to renovation might come in couple of years. Had some small signs of heavy usage, but it didnt bother us at all

Good choice in Oulu. No luxury but it's always pleasure to be in hotel where everything works well!

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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FOManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
Dear Mokoma, Thank you for your review and for taking the time to write about your experience. We are happy to hear that everything worked well and you had a good stay with us. Hopefully we will meet again! Have a nice autumn! With best regards, Heini Salmela/Front Office Service Manager
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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 of 5 stars
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20 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The Hotel room was quite obsolete and cleanliness was not up sufficiency. I must say the room was almost untidy. I found socks of previous guests on the heater. The bed was set up with two overlapping linens, because one was too narrow to cover the entire bed) and in the morning the bed was just put together in an inaccurate and sloppy mode. The bathroom was by far too small, the desk in the room was ruined and spotted with circular glass marks. The water boiler in the room was ok. Unfortunately, the coffe has not been restored every morning. WiFi was almost unusable in the room. We had to use it from the bathroom. Part of the staff was close to rudeness, part of them very polite. The breakfast was good but for the first three days, cornflakes were missing (we had breakfast at 7 a.m. every morning) which is really strange in an Hotel of that level. All in all, the Hotel was not up to expectations.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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FOManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
Dear Vasca67, Thank you for your comprehensive review and for taking the time to write about your experience. We are very sorry to hear that your stay with us didn't meet your expectations and you had some difficulties with the internet connection. Thank you for this valuable feedback for the future. Hopefully we will see you again, and next time we can meet or exceed your expectations. Have a nice autumn! With best regards, Heini Salmela/Front Office Service Manager
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Vuokatti, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I have been at several hotels in Finland and never, never found anyone as comfortable as Radisson Blu Hotel in Oulu! The room with its all features was the most pleasant I have experienced in Finland. The location was quiet yet central and I absolutely loved the breakfast!! I also liked the fact that even though there was plenty of people, there was enough space and it didn't feel crowded. I could enjoy really enjoy my breakfast to the fullest. I travel a lot for work and usually I am not a big fan of the chain hotels but I can't wait to get back to Radisson Blu Oulu. It was such a great experience.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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FOManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
Dear Heidi, Thank you for your extremely kind review and for taking the time to write about your stay. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to see you again. Have a nice autumn! Heini Salmela/Front Office Service Manager
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Neuss, Germany
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Nice location. You can easily access city from there. I am a father (was on business trip without kid) but it looked confy enough for traveling with kids. Good breakfast. Good quality overall. I got a conference price so I am not sure where the real prices are when you book only a room

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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FOManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
Dear Alexandros, Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to write about your stay. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. You are warmly welcome again! Have a nice autumn! With best regards, Heini Salmela/Front Office Service Manager
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I had read the reviews of this hotel and they describe it as it is! The room was a good size and kept clean during our stay. What made the hotel is the excellent and varied breakfast. This was really good and stayed at the same standard irrespective of how busy the hotel was. The staff were all helpful and pleasant. One thing to watch is that when we registered the receptionist tried to get us to upgrade on the premise that it could be noisy as we were staying in a room in the front of the hotel. It was a warm Saturday night and so the area was busy but it soon quietened down and the standard room was fine. Overall a really pleasant stay.

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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FOManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu, responded to this review, August 26, 2014
Many thanks for your review and for taking the time to write about your experience. We are happy to hear that we managed to meet your expectations and you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will see you again here. Have a nice autumn! With best regards, Heini Salmela/Front Office Service Manager
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Helsinki, Finland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I stayed here for business. Bar downstairs was ok but refill service to the terrace did not work regularly and the waitress ignored me 2 times. Rooms were nice, quite new. Breakfast standard radisson quality. All in all I recommend this hotel if in Oulu.

Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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FOManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu, responded to this review, August 30, 2014
Thank you for your review and for taking the time to write about your stay. We are happy to hear that you can recommend our hotel. Thank you for choosing Radisson Blu Hotel. We look forward to see you again! Have a nice autumn! Best regards, Heini Salmela/Front Office Service Manager
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Oulu, Finland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I stayed @ the Radisson Blu in Oulu, Finland, for one night with my family including our 17-year-old son. We were very satisfied with the services, the front desk in particular. The breakfast was awesome and rich in its offerings. Location of the hotel is excellent close to the city centre of Oulu.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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FOManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu, responded to this review, August 30, 2014
Dear Hillevi, Thank you for your kind review and for taking the time to write about your experience. We are happy to hear that you had a nice stay with us and you were impressed with our Super breakfast. We hope that we will see you again. Have a nice autumn! With kind regards, Heini Salmela/Front Office Service Manager
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Address: Hallituskatu 1, Oulu 90100, Finland (Formerly Radisson SAS)
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Location: Finland > Northern Ostrobothnia Region > Oulu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Oulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Hotel, Oulu 4*
Number of rooms: 221
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Commercial Hotel on banks of Oulu River in center of town, less than 1 km from bus terminal, train station, air terminal or harbor ... more   less 
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