We approached this hotel a bit worried after reading the comments about restaurant noice. I did call to hotel directly to pre-check what kind of program was arranged during the weekend of our stay and as there was no shows booked we took a room from this hotel. We also asked for as quiet room as possible and got one from the backside of the building. This room sure was quiet so we were very satisfied from that point of view.
The room was nicely renovated and in excellent condition all around. Extra bonus was a miniature fridge that we found from the room. You could strore some snacks or drinks in cold, although as expected the noise can be disturbing. We did move the fridge to bathroom which muffles the sound. Room we stayed in was with two beds, small side desks by the bed, closets for clothes but no proper desk as one of the walls was equipped with two folding beds. These do not take room when stored but on the other hand do not allow proper desk to be included either. In case you are in need of writing/laptop space for serious working then it might be a good idea to check that the room has a desk.
As commented by previous reviewers the shower arrangement is very impractical - water will get sprayed all around the bathroom due to miniature (read: non-existent) protective wall. You can survive with this sure, but just don't leave anything dry close when showering. Cleanliness and all equipment in bathroom was in perfect condition. Hotel sauna and pool were offered free of charge to guests. We did not have any issues with air conditioning as it seemed to work okay during our stay - however, weather was rainy and on the cold side so there was no need to get the room any cooler.
The lobby and the restaurant where breakfast are served I guess have not been touched during the renovation as they look a bit tired, dark and boring. There is clear contrast between the room that is nice and bright and the restaurant that is not. Food that was served was good quality and there were plenty of options to choose for any liking. This is the benefit of chain hotels as they follow the standards and once seen one you know what to get in another. On the other hand there was nothing in presentation or food itself that would have been a positive surprise so its best to expect the standard buffet line and nothing else.
Service in this hotel was mixed with bartending and then occasionally taking care of quests which is not the best combination in my mind. However, things got done in fact-based finnish style which I assume was chosen as we the quests were native too.
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