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Santa's Hostel Rudolf

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very basic hotel compared to Finnish standards however clean and everything you need to stay a night in a hotel. Not that convenient to check-in at Santa's Hotel 750m from Rudolf, so keep in mind - no services at Rudolf.

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

It is good. You get what you paid for I guess. It is well located, 10 min walking from the main street, 5 min walking from a supermarket. As previous reviews point out the checkin needs to happen in Santas Hotel, which is not bad as it is quite close. Beds could be more comfortable but are not bad. Walls...

Thank Killlidel
Haltern am See, Germany
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Everything was as expected for this price. Clean room. Nice staff. Central. If you looking for a nice budget hotel to spend one night or some days in Rovaniemi, this is the place to go ;). Check out the Arktikum Museum it is not far away and really good :).

Thank Bastian H
Kranj, Slovenia
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Santa's Hostel Rudolf is sort of a hybrid between a hostel and a hotel. Each room has its private toilet/bathroom and there is also a small communal kitchen available down on the basement floor. The beds are quite comfortable and there's enough space available for two travelers. The ceiling of the room has a roof like appearance, which increases the...

Thank InFlames77
Den Haag
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

So came in and needed a place. Rudolf is the cheapest option. It says hostel, they mean hotel. Really nice room with own hot shower and toilet. Lovely! Close to centre. One minus: no reception. You have to go to santa Claus hotel to check in. I didn't know so found out in front of the hostel. Also breakfast is...

Thank DaniVialle
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Clean and nice hostel for reasonable price. It's about 500 meters from city center so everything is on walking distance. There's a nice small kitchen and dining area in downstairs. Room was quite hot (summer) but there was table fan and window was possible to open so it was ok. There's a free parking behind the hostel.

Thank Olli H
Joao Pessoa, PB
Reviewed April 24, 2016

The hostel is excellent, accomodation is very comfy and very close to the city center, everything within walking distance. The only problem is that before you go there you must go to the hotel to do the check-in, and that is not fun if it is snowing a lot. And some of the other guests were a bit noisy during...

Thank MylleOking
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed March 12, 2016

This is not your typical hostel because the rooms (which as you would expect, is small), each with an ensuite bathroom (even smaller), are separate from each other. This is also reflected in the higher price charged than a typical hostel. There is no daily house keeping and you have to collect your keys from Hotel Santa Claus which is...

Thank Free D
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Go get your key first from Santa's Hotel. Walking distance to the hostel wasn't bad, 600 meters uphill, no turns. Hostel is on the left in Koskikatu. Room was tidy and everything worked. We used the extra radiator to keep temp. nice and warm. Kitchen was also tidy, though we ate only outside. (Amazing restaurants btw!) Would recommend this. One...

Thank 944susie999
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed February 10, 2016

We booked this hostel, as most of the other places didn't have anything available for the time we needed that wasn't extremely expensive. We stayed for 3 nights and 4 days. This hostel was amazing because you had your own separate room! This was the first of its kind I've ever stayed in. 2 twin beds, desk, closet and cupboard...

Thank elizabethkerrto
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Additional Information about Santa's Hostel Rudolf

Address: Koskikatu 41-43, Rovaniemi 96100, Finland
Location: Finland > Lapland > Rovaniemi
Price Range: $66 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Santa's Hostel Rudolf 2.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Hostel Rudolf Hotel Rovaniemi
Santa's Hostel Rudolf Rovaniemi, Finland - Lapland
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“All rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles MylleOking, Apr 24, 2016 | Read review
“If you'd agree a 5~10 min walk is good for health and enjoy, it's the best choice of start point to everywhere in Rovaniemi.”
 of 5 bubbles xinyuz2015, Jan 4, 2015 | Read review
“ask for a room close to the lift!”
 of 5 bubbles Anu7777777, May 20, 2014 | Read review
“Rooms facing the backyard and in the upper floors are obviously more peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles iiros_13, Mar 25, 2014 | Read review
“i got given room 104, which was at the end on the first floor and i didn't hear any noise !!”
 of 5 bubbles Kimmo18, Mar 15, 2014 | Read review
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