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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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Helsinki, Finland
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's really hard to miss Sokos Hotel Vaakuna on the rim of Kouvola as it's big - and pink. The exterior is somewhat dated but luckily the interior has been renovated from time to time. The first surprise was that parking space costs 8 euros (6 with a member card) so remember to count that on top of your hotel... More 

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novara
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68 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is clean and confortable. Personnel is really kind and available. Rooms are spacious, silent and well equipped. Very good wifi connection. Big parking just in front of the hotel (8€ per day). The hotel also has a gym: small but with nice fitness Technogym equipment. On the ground floor there is the Fransmanni restaurant. Excellent choice!

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Turku, Finland
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61 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

So nice hotel! Rooms are big, beds are very comfortable, big bathroom. Hotel location is good, its so easy to find! Very quiet rooms. Restaurant Fransmanni is good! Restaurants are open late night so You can get food! Very good breakfast!

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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Nice, good standard hotel. Comfy bed, basic rooms, friendly service, good breakfast. Stayed for one night during visit to Kouvola. Short walking distance from train station; doable even with small suitcase. Lively bar downstairs to grab a drink. No thrills hotel, but perfectly good for short stay.

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Wellknown business hotel, good kitchen, but restaurant should be renowed. Breakfast is not very high standard, missing fresh fruits and vedgetables. Polite and helpful personell. Rooms are good standard. Parking is expensive. Anyway good choice.

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Nice and quiet hotel with excellent restaurant and bar at the same building. The hotelroom was clean and well furnished. Staff at the reception were friendly and your check-in and check-out worked nicely.

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Salo, Finland
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I arrived late and got really nice welcome in this hotel easy to access by car. Parking place was easy to find. Room was comfortable allergy room. Breakfast was without taste. Standard solos hotel quality. 7 minute egg was 15 minute! Cheese "really standard quality", … Anyway okei hotel to stay one night.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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142 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Rooms are very spacious and in good condition. They have everything that a basic traveller needs. Rooms are quiet enough, but you may hear voices from the corridor and neighboring rooms. Public areas are on need of refurbishment, as are some beds. Pillows can give you headache. Service is very good. For a few nights stay in Kouvola, this hotel... More 

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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

There was nothing overly special about this hotel. It wasn't terrible, but it wasn't great. Front desk staff were nice. I got the bus from Helsinki to Kouvola which drops you off at the shopping mall, it's too far to walk so get a taxi. It is across from the railway station though. I went to Kouvola for a gig... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

1 person room was large for one person, the bed was big and comfortable. The shower and toilet area worked well and were spacious. The actual hotel area is nice, park like area, there was no traffic noises at all.. I walked from the railway station to the hotel easily, so the location is great.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Address: Hovioikeudenkatu 2, Kouvola 45100, Finland
Location: Finland > Kymenlaakso > Kouvola
Price Range: $130 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna 4*
Number of rooms: 172
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