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3.5
#3 of 6 hotels in Savonlinna
4.5 of 5 bubbles
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3.7 of 5 bubbles
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3.8 of 5 bubbles
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3.4 of 5 bubbles
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Holiday accommodation since the 19th century Casino Island boasts a long history of spa accommodation with the first spa being completed in 1896. It was named the St. Olav's Spa in honour of the patron saint of Olavinlinna Castle, the devout St. Olav, King of Norway. It was the first spa ever built in Finland. Restaurant Wanha Kasino next to it saw the light of day two years later in 1898. At the turn of the century, the Casino Island was busy with international tourists. Wealthy visitors arrived in hordes in summer from cities as far away as St. Petersburg. Visitors stayed in the villas built on Casino island and other nearby islands or in the homes of the townspeople in Savonlinna. Visitors went to the spa for cures. In spa brochures, the islands were called the Happy Islands as entertainment and socializing played an important part of spa life. Common treatments of the era were clay wraps and formic acid baths! More accommodation facilities were built as the number of visitors grew
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Board games / puzzles
Indoor play area for children
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Poolside bar
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids pool
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Full body massage
Hammam
Massage
Neck massage
Steam room
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Shoeshine
Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Safe
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Business
Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Finnish

Location

Kylpylaitoksentie 7, Savonlinna 57130 Finland
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NNe196 wrote a review Aug 2020
Tampere54 contributions64 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
I visited Spa Hotel Casino with my family for one night. Savonlinna is not a big city, maybe not even on Finnish scale, so although hotel is not in the "centre" it is just a short walk away from the market square and the fortress. When you add this the location of being on an island and by the lake, the location could not be much better. Especially if you get lucky and get a room that faces the bigger lake view.

However, this is where the great things end. I assume it has once been a great hotel as well, but time has gone past the hotel building. It looks old from outside, and not in a good romantic way. Insides are clean and functional, but would need an update to resemble a hotel from this century. I did not even go to the "spa" as it did not look too tempting. Naturally the children did not mind.

The room which we had was ok and large enough. It was updated some years ago, but no miracles were done even then. Restaurant was ok as well. Food was ok, service was ok (not as friendly as I would have expected when being in eastern part of Finland) . Breakfast also ok.

So in average this was an OK hotel. It means it will suit your needs for a nice hotel to sleep in, it is clean, functional and location is great.. However, at least I felt a little bit sad that this great location is that matched in the hotel... anymore.
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Date of stay: August 2020
3.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Spahotel Casino, Muu at Spahotel Casino
Responded 12 Aug 2020
Hello! Thank you for your extensive review and feedback. We appreciate it and will take note of your suggestions. I have forwarded this to our management. Thank you for staying at Spahotel Casino! Best wishes, Reception staff
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Miika H wrote a review Nov 2021
Lahti, Finland213 contributions53 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed here almost one week last summer. It's a scenic place and located in the city, still in a calm island! In Savonlinna you don't need a car anyway.

The building is decades old and it can be seen in corridoors etc. but for example every room are renovated to this modern day. If you're looking something brilliant, this is not your place. But if you're looking a good and peaceful place for a family staying, check this!

We did a couple of workouts in a gym (80-90's look a like) and enjoyed spa almost every evening. A lake outside was a nice wake up before breakfast.

We ate almost every meal in a hotel so we experienced breakfast, lunch, dinner and evening snack. The last one was poorest and warm meals varied from not so special to excellent. Note that you can eat outside, also!
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Date of stay: August 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: There's a balcony in every room!
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Response from Spahotel Casino, Other at Spahotel Casino
Responded 24 Nov 2021
Hello! Thank you for your review and for staying with us. We welcome you to visit us again! / Hei! Kiitos palautteestanne ja käynnistä luonamme Savonlinnassa. Toivottavasti saamme teidät vieraaksemme toistekin! Best regards, Reception / Ystävällisin terveisin, Vastaanotto
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Eirinn1975 wrote a review Jul 2020
Rauma, Finland416 contributions216 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
The hotel is in a fantastic position, but really need some refurbishment. Rooms are battered and most of all cleanliness should and could be massively improved. The floors are in quite dire conditions, they might be clean, I didn't dare to investigate better, but for sure they are not clean looking. Moreover, at every shower the bathroom floor was flooded, clearly a sign of bad maintenance. On the other side, the bed was comfortable, there are a pool and saunas available, and the breakfast was in the finnish standards. Let's say there are better places around that deserve to get your money.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 11 Aug 2020
Hello! Thank you for your review and feedback, we really appreciate it. I have forwarded it to our management. We are sorry that the cleanliness of the rooms wasn't what it's supposed to be. Thank you for staying with us! We will try our best to do better next time! Best wishes, Reception
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HL5 wrote a review Mar 2020
Tallinn, Estonia9 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Smelly room however we chose the most expensive one and it was completely a different room than what they showed in photos! They didn’t changed our towels and when we asked why you don’t change them they answered we are occupied by group check in or other excuses which took around 2 hours till we have new towels. Spa is full of germs. Staffs were rude especially a woman named Olga at reception.
A very bad experience over Finnish hospitality.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Spahotel Casino, Other at Spahotel Casino
Responded 6 Mar 2020
Hello! Thank you for your feedback. We apologize that the room wasn't up to your expectations. Our cleaning personnel will change the towels if they are left on the floor. We most sincerely apologize for the rudeness that you received. Our goal is to offer our customers the best kind of customer service. We hope to have you as our guest in the future. Have a lovely day!
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rambler10London wrote a review Jun 2022
London, United Kingdom23 contributions10 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Having read some of the previous reviews, we were prepared to keep our expectations real. Yes the entrance is not conventional and the hotel itself was a bit dated but we were pleasantly surprised by the warm reception and polite staff at the front desk, the good sized room with a balcony and view, the modern cafe/ bar with the most attentive staff and most importantly, the location. Use of the spa was an extra 10 euros pp but we didn’t have the time to visit. The hotel is separated from the city centre by a footbridge, about 5 mins walk away. Behind the hotel car park though was the surprise find - picturesque woods set on a lake where we spent a lot of time walking and enjoying the beautiful sunset. There is a cafe that belongs to the hotel in the woods where we’d have love to drink some tea in the romantic setting but we came by it late in the evening by which point it was closed. Overall we thought the hotel was very good value for money.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Spahotel Casino, Other at Spahotel Casino
Responded 17 Jul 2022
Hello! Thank you for your lovely review and for staying at our hotel. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us in Savonlinna. Hope to see you again! Best wishes, Reception staff
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MikuHo wrote a review Jul 2021
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Hotel has lost it's due date decades ago.
It's Spa and there was outside pool out of use and I heard from personnel that it has been broken already 6 month.
In breakfast near all juices and coffee milk, eggs etc. was finished.
When we came to hotel there was only 1 bath robe in the room and reception was very unwillingness to do anything about it. Also in restaurant service was poor, nearly rude.
Good things was location and room air conditioning.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 4 Sept 2021
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Erja K wrote a review Mar 2023
1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
The room was nice and clean. Comfortable bed and good pillows. Bathroom in need of renovation. Didn’t want to take a shower because of the condition. The food at the breakfast buffet was not properly heated. The staff was friendly.
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Maaritti wrote a review Aug 2020
Helsinki, Finland222 contributions60 helpful votes
+1
1.0 of 5 bubbles
But still way too expensive as the quality is very poor. The facilities are dated and a renovation is needed. Rooms are big but cold. There are balconies with nice views on almost every room which is nice if the weather is good. Good location!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Spahotel Casino, Muu at Spahotel Casino
Responded 12 Aug 2020
Hello! Thank you for your feedback. We're very sorry that our hotel didn't live up to your expectations. We are all hoping that we'll get some renovations done soon. I'm glad you enjoyed the view and location though! Thank you for staying with us at Spahotel Casino. Best wishes, Reception staff
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nirupa m wrote a review Jan 2024
3 contributions1 helpful vote
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Family friendly hotel. Staffs were friendly and services were very good.

Spa was relaxing, I wish they have bigger spa place because it's crowdy in evening. Next, we were not able to book hotel packages/ offers through hotel website. We ended up calling them while booking.
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Date of stay: December 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 7 Jan 2024
Your positive feedback is really appreciated and we would like to thank you for taking the time to inform us about your recent visit to Spahotel Casino. Kind regards, Reception staff Spahotel Casino
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Matti K wrote a review Sept 2021
St John's4 contributions1 helpful vote
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Not very expensive so you cannot wait too much. Kids liked the spa i liked the gym with david equipment. Everyone liked The air conditionner. This IS good place on the hottest months.
Breakfast a bit crowded and below average Maybe.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 26 Sept 2021
Hello! Thank you for giving feedback. I will share it with hotel management. Hope you're having a wonderful day! Kind regards, Spahotel Casino reception
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kovis wrote a tip Jun 2023
Alanya, Türkiye5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"cant charge your car."
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Miika H wrote a tip Nov 2021
Lahti, Finland213 contributions53 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"There's a balcony in every room!"
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Trambler1984 wrote a tip Aug 2021
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"From another hotel."
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Orietta C wrote a tip Jul 2019
Milan, Italy265 contributions97 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"whatever you ask is beautiful, but you might ask to avoid view of pool and choose for view of the wild isle behind the hotel."
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Ольга А wrote a tip Oct 2018
49 contributions24 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Suite on the ground floor with a separate entrance through the balcony facing the lake. Charming!"
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PRICE RANGE
€102 - €146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western spahotel hotel savonlinna
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Best Western Spahotel Casino
LOCATION
FinlandSouthern SavoniaSavonlinna
NUMBER OF ROOMS
81
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Frequently Asked Questions about Spahotel Casino
Which popular attractions are close to Spahotel Casino?
Nearby attractions include Savonlinna Market Square (0.4 km), Taito Shop Savonlinna (0.4 km), and Pikkukirkko (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Spahotel Casino?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Spahotel Casino?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Spahotel Casino?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Spahotel Casino?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Spahotel Casino?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kalastajan Koju Savonlinna, Ravintola Majakka, and Waahto Brewhouse.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Spahotel Casino?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Spahotel Casino?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Spahotel Casino 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 Spahotel Casino?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, and Finnish.
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