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Varjola Resort

Vilppulantie 51, Laukaa 41370 Finland
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 24/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 24/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 2 hotels in Laukaa
Varjola is an idyllic guesthouse in beautiful Finnish Lakeland countryside. With quality accommodation in hotelrooms, Varjola offers beatiful rustic restaurant and full range of activities in the nature.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Hot bath
Coffee shop
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Water sport equipment rentals
Bicycle tours
Canoeing offsite
Walking tours
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Body wrap
Foot bath
Hot spring bath
Open-air bath
Ski In / Ski Out
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun terrace
24-hour check-in
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private beach
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Soundproof rooms
Bottled water
Tile / marble floor
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Finnish
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Hanna N wrote a review 27 Jul
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The suite was a bit run-down and dirty. There were spider webs behind the curtains (and in the separate sauna which belonged to our reservation) and dry contact lenses on the bathroom floor. We booked the room because of the air condition but although we set it to 20 celsius the room temperature was 28.. Would maybe need some maintanance.. It was a huge plus that dogs were allowed but it was unfortunately too hot for them. The breakfast was the only positive surprise. We left one night early but nobody seemed eager to know why..
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Juhnu wrote a review Apr 2019
Finland147 contributions43 helpful votes
We rented one smokesauna plus had a small, quick dinner at Varjola. Good service and place was clean and nice. Smoke sauna worked like it should and all our quests lined it. Quick dip to lake , next to melting ice. Dinner was ok. Will come later again.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
Response from Varjola, Myyntipäällikkö at Varjola Resort
Responded 26 May 2020
Hi, thanks for your visit to Varjola and it is wonderful to hear that you have enjoyed your time. You are warmly welcome once again!
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Maria L wrote a review Mar 2018
Kuopio, Finland10 contributions
We went for a weekend getaway with friends. The smaller accommodation options were similar to a hotel room; the big Villa was very roomy and nicely equipped. Smokesauna with warm baths outside very relaxing. Breakfast was good. The staff was especially nice and friendly, always ready to help with problems or requests. I am sure the area will be especially enjoyable in the summer with the big river and a horsefarm just next to the venue. Thank you!
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
Irit O wrote a review Jul 2017
6 contributions
Family of 4. We geared up and the actual rafting lasted 30 seconds or so the rest was just paddling. I wish we knew that in advance because we drove 2 hours to get there and we were quite dissapointed. The guide was helpful and this is not his fault
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Date of stay: July 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
Saneesh K wrote a review Jun 2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates46 contributions20 helpful votes
I did a Snowmobile safari at Varjola during end of November 2010 while on a trip to Jyväskylä in Finland. The whole exercise started with a lunch buffet at the Barn restaurant. It was just wonderful during the winter of 2010 with snow and a freezing -30 degree Celsius temperature outside. The restaurant was wonderful with smaller cabinets and bigger banqueting halls offer venues. The snowmobile safaris was for about 25-30 kilometers long where each participants drives their own snowmobile. Each guest is equipped with all the necessary gear for the safari a coverall, gloves, boots and helmet. The guide gave us lesson on how to handle the snowmobile. We then went on the snowmobile journey through the snowy forest. During the safari we were served a hot cup of coffee and sandwiches at the top of a hill covered with snow. The mountains were carpeted with snow and the tree looked black. Altogether it was a feeling of freezing blood with aching hands but a nice view in black and white. As I said in my headline, once in a life time experience of 2-3 hours :)
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Date of stay: December 2013
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from SartsaL, Myyntipäällikkö at Varjola Resort
Responded 12 Sep 2014
Dear visitor, Thank you for your feedback! We are very happy to hear that you have had a great experience on our snowmobile safari. Hopefully we will get lots of snow again this coming winter and we hope to see you again in Varjola! Best regards, Sari Laitinen Sales and marketing manager Varjola
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US$109 - US$213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FinlandCentral FinlandLaukaa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Varjola Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Varjola Resort?
Nearby attractions include Kuusaankoski (0.1 km), Laavu (3.2 km), and Peurungan Jäähalli (2.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Varjola Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Varjola Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Varjola Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, breakfast, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Varjola Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Varjola Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ravintola-Pizzeria Laresto, Antalya Pizzeria Kebab Ravintola, and Restaurant Papa's.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Varjola Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Varjola Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Varjola Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Varjola Resort?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Varjola Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Varjola Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Finnish.