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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi

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Lahti, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in a family room, spacious enough. The weather made the stay a bit moisty as air conditioning wasn't top in that sense. Very nice staff here. Breakfast average, many dishes missing quite a long time - too little staff! Dinner here was tasty and very decent prices for children.Proximity to City Centre is a big plus... More 

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

Hello Jukka, Thank You for Your feedback! I´m sorry that our breakfast wasn´t so good as it should have been. We will do our best to improve our service in this matter. Otherwise I`m pleased to read that You had a pleasent stay with us. Hope to see You again some day! Best regards Tiina Määttä Hotel manager More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight as part of our coach tour of Scandinavia. Rooms were of a reasonable size with tea and coffee making facilities. The beds were very comfortable The evening meal was good if limited. The breakfast was excellent.

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

Hello, Thank You for Your nice review! Hope to see You some day again! Best regards, Tiina Määttä Hotel manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We were really happy with our stay here. Good offer at this Sokos Hotel during the summer months which was nice. Good breakfast + nice lappland inspired room. Rovaniemi was really quiet during our stay and probably the summer months so next time we'll come back in the winter time.

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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. Hope to see You again! Best wishes, Tiina Määttä Hotel manager More 

Singapore, Singapore
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna is considered one of the best properties I had stayed among my European travels, compared to other hotels of similar star category. For travellers who are unfamiliar with the Sokos Hotel, it is a Finnish hotel chain with a total of 50 properties in Finland, Tallinn and St. Petersburg. It is operated by Nordic Choice Hotels... More 

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

Hello, Thank You for Your very thorough analysis of Your visit! I think everyone can find this review helpful in the research and planning of their hotel stay. Your recommendation says it all: "Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna is considered one of the best properties I had stayed among my European travels, compared to other hotels of similar star category." Best... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Location : Very near to the Lapland safari, shopping area, to the river ( if u are lucky can catch the northern light from there at night ) Room: Decent, heater wasn't working but once we called, they bring nice heater to your door in 5 mins! Restaurant: breakfast was fine, dinner there is awesome !!!!

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

Hello, Thank You for sharing Your thoughts online with Your review. I´m pleased to read that Your dinner was awesome. I suppose that You had it in our new Frans & Chérie bistro. Fransmanni was renovated and new Bistro was opened in the end of May. Hope to see You again some day! Best wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager More 

Rovaniemi, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Nice and cozy place. Stayed with my girlfriend. Breakfast was wonderful. Service is ok. Stuff was very friendly. We asked to change pillow, so stuff did it. I can say that it is the good place to stay with friends.

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

Hello, Thank You for Your review and positive comments! You say it nicely: "It is the good place to stay with friends." Hopefully we see You soon again! Best wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager More 

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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

When I look for a Hotel to stay, I usually go for a reputed hotel chains so that I can expect at least standard amenities and cleanliness. These were the + points os staying at this hotel: 1. It was a bit affordable during christmas time in comparison with prices of other reputed hotels. 2. Sokos hotels is a well... More 

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

Hello, Thank You for Your feedback! When I look all the details You wrote, I can only make one conclusion: You had enjoyable stay with us. Hope to see You again! Best wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel manager More 

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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The hotel is well located, also shopping centers in a walking distance. There are restaurants and pubs nearby. Rooms are clean an average size, not big and not too small. The problem is that you don't have shelves or drawers so you have to live on your luggage. In the bath there are soap and shampoo on devices on the... More 

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

Hello, Thank You for Your rewiew! I´m so sorry about inconveniencies You had during Your stay. I hope that otherwise You enjoyed Your stay in Rovaniemi. Best wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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120 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

The first impression which I really appreciated is all about the hotel' staff, they are so helpful and very nice indeed. If you have any question to ask, they will take time to explain you in every single details. The room is very nice with the changing back light on the wall. On top of every thing, the location is... More 

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

Hi, If I may borrow Your kind words: "The first impression which I really appreciated is all about the hotel' staff, they are so helpful and very nice indeed. I am so certain that you will find a great time while you are staying in this hotel." Thank You for Your lovely feedback! Best wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager More 

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Right in the town and close to bus stop, two big restaurants and huge sauna rooms. Friendly staff especially Joni who kept popping up in other places too and training there. Nice big rooms and well heated. Breakfast was great with a huge variety.

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

Hello, Thank You for Your lovely feedback! Our location is extremly good if You wanna be close to everything. You are warmly welcome visit us again! Best wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel manager More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $115 - $171 (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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