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Kuopio, Finland
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Hotel is pretty near to the highway so we decided to make our stop here. We'd to wait a little while for the lady in the reception to emerge from her hide. She obviously wasn't thrilled to have few asking about discount room reservation. Service on reception, even on my standards, was cold and excessively slow. Room for three, which...

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HilkkaK_11, Johtaja at Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo, responded to this review

Dear Juho K, Thank you for visiting our hotel and taking time reviewing us. Great reading that you liked our decor both in hotel room and restaurant. I am sorry that we didn’t succeed with welcoming you to our hotel, since we really try to take good care of our guests, which is the most important mission we have! Sorry...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Quite a large but comfortable stay with pleasant and peaceful rooms and offering fairly standard food. I was traveling with a group on a birding tour and was quite happy with my stay for three nights although I have to say it would not be a hotel I would pick if I was staying alone. An average hotel and an...

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HilkkaK_11, Johtaja at Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo, responded to this review

Dear Brian M, Thank you for your visit and for taking time to review our hotel. Hope you had a bird rich visit, since we have a rich fauna and some otherwise rare birds can be spotted here in beautiful Kuusamo.

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one weekend. Hotel staff is very friendly and helpfull. Hotel has bikes to borrow. You can enjoy walk around the lake. Breakfast was very good, even If you go just before closing they still have everything to serve, and the food is warm. Coffee was a bit too strong for my taste. If you have a glutenfree or...

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HilkkaK_11, Johtaja at Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo, responded to this review

Dear Marja M, Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and for recommending us. Have a nice summer and welcome again!

Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights with wife. Service at the reception was very friendly. Breakfast was pretty standard. Hotku restaurant we tried only once as we were not impressed with the soup first night and the table was sticky. Luckily there was Martina restaurant close by, with excellent food. Room had no airconditioning, but we were lucky to have a balcony enabling...

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HilkkaK_11, Johtaja at Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo, responded to this review

Dear Pasi M, Thank you for staying in our hotel with your wife and thank you also for this review. I apologize that we didn’t succeed with the service of food and cleaning during your visit. I really apologize since usually our cleaners get good feedback for their important work. We have reviewed your feedback with our staff and are...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We were unfortunate to arrive in Kuusomo on the day the Finns celebrate Midsummer - so everything in this small town was closed. At check in, we were also told the restaurant and bar in the hotel would close at 7pm. So our stay here became basically an overnight motel experience and I'm just glad we are moving on. As...

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HilkkaK_11, Johtaja at Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo, responded to this review

Dear Moira670, That is so true that our town is a little bit quiet during Midsummer, although I heard on the news that it is becoming more common in Finland to spend also this holiday in cities as well. I am sorry on your behalf that your stay was unfortunate with this lack of services. Our hotel is situated in...

Staffordshire
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Large modern hotel with lake behind. Thge room was fine and clean with a nice en-suite and was ideal for a couple of nights. The staff were very friendly and the buffet style dinner and breakfast were reasonable but not special. Kuusamo is in a lovely area and this was ideal for a short visit.

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HilkkaK_11, Johtaja at Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo, responded to this review

Dear Staffsmartin, Thank you so much for visiting Kuusamo and I’m glad to read that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel, you are most welcome again. I couldn’t agree more with you, Kuusamo really is situated in this lovely area, it is worth visiting during all our seasons.

Oxford
Reviewed March 30, 2016

Large friendly hotel, rooms comfortable, TV, en suite, but no drink making facilities. Has hairdryer, iron and board. Restaurant serves extensive breakfasts, Finish cuisine for lunch and dinner. Walking distance to town and shops. In ski season Ski bus stops here for Ruka Ski resort. Warm in hotel when minus 22 Celcius outside!

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Sheringham
Reviewed March 26, 2016

4 night stay, deep snow, bedroom was lovely and warm. No kettle in room as mentioned by others, but reception were happy to lend one for the duration of my stay (no mug or cup in room either tho so i just used the glass). Restaurant food was wholesome and tasty and breakfasts covered a wide range of different food...

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HilkkaK_11, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo, responded to this review

Dear LizzieWallis, Thank you so much for staying in Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo. It's really nice to read that you enjoyed your visit in Kuusamo, I do hope that you had the possibility to take part of some really nice winter activities; skiing, snowshoeing, husky or/and reindeer safaris etc. This week the weather forecast promises sunshine and we still have...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed February 10, 2016

We spent two nights in this hotel, twin share on the second floor. We found everything working well although bemoaned the absence of a kettle and tea facilities in the room. There was also no soap or shower cap in the bathroom. We hired skis from reception and they were very reasonable priced and it was a short walk to...

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HilkkaK_11, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo, responded to this review

Dear Diflyhi, It has been a while since you visited us, hope that you have recoverd from "Kitkan Viisas", which I can understand has been quite an experience for you! That is at least (or maximum) a once in a lifetime thing to do. We still have deep snow and are promised sunshine this week, it's just beautifule here. Hope...

Piraeus, Greece
Reviewed January 6, 2016

We stayed in this hotel for 3 days during Christmas 2015.We had a room with 2 separate beds(not a double bed) and a sofa which turned into another bed for our 2 kids.The room had enough space to move and place our baggage.In the room there wasn't a kettle to make a hot coffee or tea.Breakfast had enough variety,although dinner...

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HilkkaK_11, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo, responded to this review

Dear john b, Thank you for choosing Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo and thank you for taking time to review our hotel.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern hotel with restaurant, bar & saunas located in lakeside park near town center; 1 km to bus station; 6 km to KAO airport. SkiBus connection (usually from the middle of November to first of May) to Ruka ski resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo

Address: Kirkkotie 23, Kuusamo 93600, Finland
Location: Finland > Northern Ostrobothnia > Kuusamo
Price Range: $117 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Original Sokos Hotel Kuusamo 3*
Number of rooms: 179
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“Try to minimise the walk between the hotel lobby/reception and a room by requesting a room nearer to the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles Wildbirder, Mar 6, 2015 | Read review
“We booked a superior room. Go for a higher floor the fifth was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Birdman44, Jun 4, 2014 | Read review
“Premier room - great to have a balcony, even for the 1 minute you are able to step outside!”
 of 5 bubbles FrankieMacks, Apr 13, 2014 | Read review
“Main building is closer to receiption/food/wifi but the other buidings would be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles charlie_hobbes, Apr 29, 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed good here, but they're very warm thanks to the great heating system.”
 of 5 bubbles jools115, Jul 2, 2012 | Read review
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