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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi

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Koskikatu 4, Rovaniemi 96200 Finland
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#5 of 13 hotels in Rovaniemi
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Contemporary hotel situated in downtown Rovaniemi, in the heart of Finnish Lapland.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Sauna
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Car park
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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Blackout curtains
Housekeeping
Room service
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Mid-range
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Finnish, German, Swedish
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zigloader wrote a review Jul 2022
Fin828 contributions90 helpful votes
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The hotel is oldish, but it seems that it has been updated. Double room was really cosy with quite comfortable beds, flat screen, fridge and tea/coffee kettle are in room. One thing I have never seen before, was the Northern lights imitation lighting in the room, how cool is that! Hotel have a small but good sauna and it's free for guests, check available times from reception. Hotel have also big restaurant. Breakfast was great and offered some lapland specialties. Staff polite and very helpful!
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Response from Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello, Thanks so much for your beautiful review. Those aurora borealis lights in our guest rooms are indeed an eye catcher (plus you can switch them also off for the night). And when it gets darker again in Rovaniemi, you´ll be able to spot the real ones in the night sky. See you hopefully very soon again. Yours, #TeamVaakuna
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laura wrote a review Mar 2022
Oulu, Finland75 contributions41 helpful votes
We stayed one weekend night at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi. The hotel's staff were friendly and willing to serve. Our standard room was nice, very clean and quiet. The room temperature was quite warm but we enjoyed it after the day spent outside. Parking in a garage was cheap (12 €/day) and the hotel's location was very good. The breakfast was also very good and included some tasty Lapland foods.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
Responded 18 Mar 2022
Hei, Thank you so much for your kind feedback! Awesome to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope you had safe travels back home and see you hopefully very soon again. Yours, Esko & #TeamVaakuna
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chispa78 wrote a review Dec 2021
Hong Kong, China51 contributions24 helpful votes
Nice, comfortable and clean. Way too expensive for what it is. Staff a bit careless of guests’ needs. For example, we were a group of ten with kids and find a place to eat with -20 degrees outside did not trigger any reaction from reception staff who said incorrectly that we could not reserve at the restaurant nearby; we had to call 15 places and look for a place all over Rovaniemi’s center to find a place.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Tiina Määttä, Other at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
Responded 11 Jan 2022
Hello Thank you for your feedback. Apologies for the full situation of the restaurants during your stay. I hope, however, that your trip to Rovaniemi was a success. Kind regards Annukka Raasakka
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Johanna T wrote a review Jul 2021
Oulu, Finland2 contributions
We stayed three nights in this hotel in order to get a good night sleep in stead of staying at our families' overheated apartments in Rovaniemi - what a mistake it was! We thought the hotel would have air conditioning in each room: it did not. It was impossible to get a good night sleep on the first night. Also, the fridge didn't work - it was basically hot. After talking to the receptionist we changed rooms to the other side of the same corridor - still, the fridge did not work and the room was hot, although we did get a small fan to our room. A very disappointing stay indeed. During winter stays this hotel might be great. The location is excellent and the staff is very helpful. The breakfast is not exceptional, very basic.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: Rooms facing to the courtyard are slightly less overheated during summer.
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Response from Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi, General Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
Responded 27 Jan 2022
Hei Johanna, First of all sorry for replying late and thanks so much for staying with us last summer. Despite average summer temperatures from 15 to 25 Celsius in Rovaniemi, we very recently invested in a full ventilation system, which helps to get the room temperatures on comfortable levels. Please accept our apologies for the malfunctioning minibars, which have been naturally replaced by now. Best regards Esko & #TeamVaakuna
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Adventurer610648 wrote a review Jul 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Hotel is clean and location is perfect. Staff was amazing and very polite. Unfortunately there is No aircondition even the hotel promised so. Room temperature is very uncomfortable, and you can't sleep. Visit only winter season.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Tiina Määttä, Other at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
Responded 7 Jul 2021
Thank you for the feedback. Apologies for the heat and the uncomfortable temperature of the room. The hotel has air conditioning, but unfortunately there is no room-specific air conditioning control. Hopefully, however, your trip went well otherwise Kind regards Annukka Raasakka Duty Manager
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Janne L wrote a review Apr 2021
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Hotel itself is located almost next to beautiful Kemi river. Rooms are nice, restaurant great for breakfast and dinner, but best of all is the service level, from the desk till restaurant! Cousy, friendly but very effective. Good Lappish friendly style. Even part of bigger hotel chain, still has it's local aproach to everything, not less or not too much. Love it.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Tiina Määttä, Muu at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
Responded 19 May 2021
Hello, Thank your for Your lovely review! Hope to see You soon again. With sunny wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel manager
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Maria wrote a review Apr 2021
Lisbon, Portugal2 contributions4 helpful votes
My advice is to avoid this hotel. Bad cleaning service, really expensive food and there is really bad relashionship quality/price, Much better hotels in town with lower price. i will not come back to this , that's for sure.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from Tiina Määttä, Muu at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
Responded 18 May 2021
Hello, Thank You for Your review. I'm sorry to hear that Your stay with us wasn't what You expected. We would have appreciated Your feedback on site, so we would have been able to take care of You better. I hope that Your visit in Rovaniemi was otherwise a pleasent one. Have a nice summer time! Best wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager
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Pathfinder655222 wrote a review Mar 2021
24 contributions5 helpful votes
Our room was theme room "Christmas" but it was at same size as normal rooms but it was nice. There where sledge, small chistmastree and decorative fireplace but there was only light's, no fire images... First two days bathroom floor heating didn't work at all but last evening they manage make it work. Food was normal, not good/bad but breakfast was very versatile and there where a lot places to sit. Hotel is located at centrum and near Kemi-river also.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Room Tip: Upper floors, nice Sauna 1.floor
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Juhani K wrote a review Aug 2020
12 contributions1 helpful vote
We felt wellcome, when arrived at the hotel. Our room was very clean also the bathroom. The restaurant downstairs was excellent. The menu well prepared also taking into account the local ingredients. We also got the best service for a long time. I feel, that the level of hotel restaurants has risen in Finland. The breakfast was also great with Lappland specialities.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Pohjois-Karjala wrote a review Jul 2020
Joensuu, Finland4 contributions
Modern and clean hotel. The room was modern and a real experience with their own Northern lights. The sauna was nice. The breakfast was great and they had their own children's table. The staff was really friendly and our kids got a small little surprise (which they loved). The hotel is well-located in the city centre. I could recommend this hotel to everybody.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Response from Tiina Määttä, Other at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
Responded 30 Jul 2020
Hello Thank you so much for your kind review. Sounds that you have enjoyed our hotel services and have had a great time here in Rovaniemi. Hope to see soon again as our guest and wishing you a nice end of the summer. Annukka Raasakka Vastaanoton vuoropäällikkö/Duty Manager Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
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US$125 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi
Which popular attractions are close to Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi?
Nearby attractions include Lumberjack's Candle Bridge (0.09 km), Angry Birds Park (0.4 km), and Lordi's Square (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe & Bar 21, Yuca, and Kauppayhtiö.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Is Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Rovaniemi.
Are any cleaning services offered at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.