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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful location, bus stop to Santa Village outside hotel. Breakfast was wonderful, big variety. Room very basic, limited amenities, cold floor (thought the floors would have been heated. A shock to the body getting up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom and the floor was extremely cold). Would have liked assistance with luggage on arrival...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel, and really lovely staff. Room was a little basic and the bed was so soft. I'm not usually so fussy but I found it really uncomfortable. The rooms are quite tight overall. Our stay was approx 379 euros for three nights. Bathroom was nice, pretty standard. Breakfast was impressive. A great selection of foods and we never struggled...

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Kuopio, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

States again couple of nights in Sokos Hotel Vaakuna in Rovaniemi. Staff was attendative and helpful, as always. New nice think was taking sauna in womens public sauna. It was so nice and relaxing! There is nice lounge with water, coffee and Tea to sip and so nice masks to indulge yourself in sauna. Warm recommendation.

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Oulu, Finland
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Stayed over Midsummer and the hotel service was very polite and excellent. Location is excellent, close to center and restaurants. Good food served at the restaurant and the weather was quite ok (only a little rain). Absolutely recommended for any who are visiting Rovaniemi.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I stayed four nights and everything worked out perfectly, rooms and hotel were renovated and service was always very friendly. Vaakuna has also some special rooms, colleague of mine got Christmas decorated room, which was very cute. I visited the sauna twice and it was a nice surprise that there were free face masks that you could use in the...

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Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello, If I may borrow Your kind words: "Everything worked out perfectly, rooms and hotel were renovated and service was always very friendly." Thank You for Your recommendations! Have a nice autumn! Best wishes, Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager

Trento, Italy
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I've been in this hotel 3 nights for a business trip. The location is fine, very close to the city center and to the river. Personnel is kind and helpful. The room was ok, not fancy but clean and comfortable. Perhaps an hairdryer would be helpful, especially in the winter. Breakfast is served in the Frans & Chérie restaurant (the...

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Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello, Thank You for Your kind words and recommendations! Hope to see You again! Best regards Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager

Hyvinkaa, Finland
Reviewed September 14, 2016

The location of the hotel is in the centre of Rovaniemi. Easy to walk around and especially by the river. You can easily take a small walk by the river banks and enjoy Rovaniemi and see a littlebit of the nature. The rooms look better after the small renovation and have comfortable beds. The materials are nice and the theme...

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Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello, Thank You for Your feedback. It's nice to hear that You had a great time staying with us. Hopefully we will see You again some day! Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager

Reviewed September 13, 2016

I did spend one night in this hotel on a business trip. The staff was nice and helpful at the check-in and at the check-out. They even pointed some events happening near the hotel. The room was clean and well furnished. There was a colorful led operated light show/art on the wall of the room (which I didn't bother to...

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Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello Tuomas, Thank´s a lot for Your great rewiew and recommendation! Best wishes, Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager

Kerava, Finland
Reviewed September 2, 2016

I stayed 3 nights at this hotel in the end of August. My room was a double room for one. Nice to make my evening tea in the room. Also sauna facilities every evening included in the room price. Unfortunately I was too tired in first night and I missed seeing the northern lights. In other two nights it was...

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Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello, Thank You for Your feedback! I´m happy to hear that You found our hotel and services really good. Until next time! With sunny wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 2, 2016

I've stayed many times in Rovaniemi but this was the first time I stayed at the Sokos hotel. The lobby is a bit soulless and doesn't bode well. However all the rooms have been refurbished and are very pleasant. The room size is decent, bathroom has a good shower and the rooms are clean. Breakfast could be better. You can...

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Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello, Thank You for Your review! It is true that our lobby is not at the same level as our rooms. But I have good news for You; we are plannig to renew our lobby next year. Planning is just beginnig, but I know for sure that there will be little shop in our lobby. Otherwise I´m pleased to read...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Contemporary Hotel situated in downtown Rovaniemi, in the heart of Finnish Lapland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi

Address: Koskikatu 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
Location: Finland > Lapland > Rovaniemi
Price Range: $120 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi 4*
Number of rooms: 157
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“No big differencies as you can not see properly to the river from the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles jukkal990, Aug 9, 2016 | Read review
“rooms on higher floor are quieter”
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“Any room is the same”
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“can't find any availability on the usual sites, go directly to their official site. contact them via Facebook as email add is not correct”
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