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Ariel, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normal hotel, conveniently located. The rooms have the necessary minimum of things. Warm, even hot (it was February). Rooms and lobby are clean. A delicious variety of food in the restaurant. A good sauna and swimming pool, where you can then sit next to the fireplace. Courteous, friendly, helpful staff. Basically, we only slept in the hotel and rest a...

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old and dated hotel. The better quality rooms are just about acceptable but how are you supposed to order room service when there is no phone? The standard rooms reached via a tunnel are only one star and unacceptable. I have seen budget hostels with better quality furniture and fittings. Like the hotel staff are of varying...

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Brunswick Heads, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Superior standard" room lovely and spacious plus, ours overlooked the river. Two features spoiled our stay:1) we arrived at 2:05 and to.dour room would not be available until 2pm. When we pointed out it was already past 2, it was explained it was busy (the Lapland Artic Rally were using it as a base - not our fault and we...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've stayed here for four nights, and it was a great base for exploring the arctic circle. The rooms were ok, breakfast was pretty good and reception staff was very knowledgeable about the city and region. Would I come back? Probably yes!

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whiht these finnish chain hotels you know what you get. Average tree star hotel but I have nothing to complain about. Location is good. And it's nice to have a kettle in the room. I would hope for a gym. For some reason, hotels in Rovaniemi are rather expensive.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We travelled on one of Thomson's Lapland trips and were at the hotel for four nights. The local area of Rovaniemi was a little bit more populated and we preferred it to Levi Fells. The local restaurants and markets were a little pricey, but the beauty of this village-sized city made up for it! Firstly, the rooms were good, they...

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Rooms are a little old-fashioned but with good furniture and a functional bathroom. The place obviously has a long history. Pool is freezing cold! Location is great though, right by the river. Breakfast buffet is also very good.

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 12, 2017

I stayed here for 6 nights in January with my husband and our three daughters aged 22, 18 and 6. We had two rooms - a standard double room on the third floor and a triple room on the second floor. These rooms were in the main block, not through the long tunnel. The standard double room was fairly small...

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Reviewed January 9, 2017

It's really difficult to judge this hotel. The buffet is really good and the position as well (close to the center and to Lapland Safaris). The sauna was small but nice, the pool cold but the fire close to the pool was amazing. But there is a huge negative vote: the cleaning service. We came back from an excursion at...

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Hotel-Pohjanhovi, Receptionist at Rantasipi Pohjanhovi, responded to this review

Dear Edoardo, Thank you for your valuable review of our hotel. I am very sorry to hear that the room wasn't cleaned until the evening. This is really not how it should be and we will discuss about this with our housekeeping staff. We hope that we can gain your trust back and see you again in the future! Sincerely,...

Yerevan, Armenia
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Nice scandic hotel. The service needs to be improved. Room service and restaurant service during the breakfast need to be improved. In general I found that the service in this city is not good enough, probably no many people here and they do not manage to catch on. I do not recommend to order a taxi from the hotel recepation....

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Hotel-RS-Polar, Receptionist at Rantasipi Pohjanhovi, responded to this review

Dear Rudolfich, Thank you for your valuable review of our hotel. Our customer's satisfaction is our priority and we are sorry to hear that we felt short with the service. We hope that we can learn from this and improve ourselves in the future. We hope to see you again! Sincerely, Ella

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Rantasipi Pohjanhovi
Rantasipi Pohjanhovi
Cuisines: European, Scandinavian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Versatile hotel with restaurant serving Lapland cuisine, set in centre of town by the River Kemijoki; 8 km to the Arctic Circle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rantasipi Pohjanhovi

Address: Pohjanpuistikko 2, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
Location: Finland > Lapland > Rovaniemi
Price Range: $104 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rantasipi Pohjanhovi 4*
Number of rooms: 212
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Rantasipi Pohjanhovi Rovaniemi, Finland - Lapland
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Superior rooms are just acceptable but avoid standard rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Mikem28, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Avoid Saturday night's since nightclub sound permeates the whole hotel on that side.”
 of 5 bubbles LyndellandMarc, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the frozen river.”
 of 5 bubbles Thomsonairwayslover8, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Uitzicht op de rivier is wel het mooist”
 of 5 bubbles xanderl2014, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
“River view”
 of 5 bubbles 354karenm354, Dec 26, 2016 | Read review
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