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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Vaasa
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 28, 2012

This hotel has been recentely renovated and rooms are quite modern and clean. Nothing wrong with the rooms and buffet breakfast is according to the good Sokos hotel standard .
Even if the doors are soundproof the noices from outside the hotel (there is bar downstairs and the hotel in by the central squeer) can be heard. Also party packets, which are sold for the weekends, can make the nights between friday-sunday noicy as party people have their pre-parties in the rooms and when they return from the nightclub at night.

Room Tip: Nightclub is on the 9th floor and the bar is on the ground floor so take a room somewhere in between...
  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled on business
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1  Thank Nopsa
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Reviewed June 7, 2012

Compared to the nights before in Seinajoki lakeus sokos hotel this hotel in Vaasa is oustanding, good service , good rooms, just perfect.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled on business
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1  Thank j j
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Reviewed May 8, 2012

This hotel has a great location right on the central square within walking distance to the seaside.
We had a superior room which was nice and overlooked the central square. A bit small for a superior room but well appointed. The only bad point, I wasn't told about having to drive into the underground parking to access reception and check in. That was an unnecesssary hassle.

Room Tip: Try to get a room on 3rd floor.
  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank Michael B
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Reviewed April 3, 2012

I have spent three nights in this hotel so far. Rooms are clean and modern. TV's are some kind of internet tv's and sometimes picture and sound are somehow disturbed. Location is excellent. Staff is kind and breakfast is ok. Breakfast room is well hidden but you'll find it by following the signs. Parking garage is good also, but route from garage to reception is complicated. I'm very satisfied with this hotel and I recommend to try it.

Room Tip: Sauna was in 5th or 6th floor. Try to get room in that floor if you are going to use sauna. Amarillo...
  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled on business
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1  Thank HHFin
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Reviewed February 11, 2012

I have stayed in this hotel for couple of times. This time I stayed in superior room and I was really disappointed. It should have been renovated and cleaned better. I felt the sheets on the bed were not the freshest ones... The room was quite big one and bed was quite comfortable but the pillows were not the comfiest ones. There felt quite old and not so soft anymore. And when you pay more for superior room you expect to get something better. So I recommend NOT to take superior room at this hotel.

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled on business
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2  Thank Jelbrew
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Reviewed December 11, 2011

No unpleasant surprises, everything as it should be. One slightly negative thing-the mexican restaurant is very busy, expect a long wait for service. However-the food was good

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled on business
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1  Thank Akersolinz
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Reviewed November 14, 2011

A bit too expensive, but nice place to stay. Location is excellent, good restaurants available straight from hotels elevator, as are numerous shopping possibilities. Special thanks to the staff, everything worked fine within many ways extraordinary situation and late arrrival. Will be back.

  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Peetkens
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Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Address: Rewell Center 101, Vaasa 65100, Finland
Location: Finland > Ostrobothnia > Vaasa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Vaasa
Price Range: $115 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna 4*
Number of rooms: 143
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Eight-story Hotel situated in glass-enclosed shopping center, in a major west-coast port town. ... more   less 
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