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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Sokos Hotel and there comes some basic quality with that. Rooms were kinda new and clean. Nice staff and good location. Breakfast nice and tasty. Tv system was horrible though. Could change system with something that works :)

Thank Boojumi
Oldenzaal, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent hotel, beautiful rooms, delicious breakfast and diner! Helpfull personnel, always kind! Definately our hotel again for our next stay in Rovaniemi!! Close to the mall Sampokeskus, a 2 storie shoppingcenter, close to the Rovaniemi Tourist Information, right across the bureau of Lapland Safaris for all your excursions! Busstop also across the hotel, to bring you to all kind of...

Thank EllaMontana54
Marysville, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located in a great area for restaurants and shopping (walking distance). It is also located right be a bus stop. The rooms are nice, roomy and clean with extra benefits like heated floors in the bathroom and "northern lights" lighting on the wall. The sauna was also very nice. The breakfast buffet was also a great way...

Thank mustigoyle
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is a great base for exploring Lapland by way of organised tours either side of the hotel or making your own itinerary by way of bus 50 yards away and a short ten minute walk to main bus and train station. The rooms were warm and very comfortable the staff were extremely professional,attentive and the breakfast was exceptional...

Thank rod4849
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice and freindly hotel.located at city center.very helpful stuf.restaurants,bars and shoping mall just minuts away.brakfast very good.angry birds park nearby,car rental agency across the street.hotel highly reccomendet

Thank Avigdor T
Pirkkala, Finland
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Location is good (parking garage is an extra bonus), hotel was clean and cozy. We got friendly service throughout our visit and the breakfast was exceptionally good and versatile. The city "centre" is a few minutes walk away and good cafeteria's like choco & deli really near the hotel. Price and quality ratio is good compared to other hotels. Can...

Thank Shampanja
Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello, Thank You for Your lovely comments and recommendations! I´m happy to hear that You have been satisfied with our services. Hopefully You also had time to do different kind of activities. Have nice spring! Best wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel manager

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Hotel is located near city centre, and close to river. It is not close to bus/train station if you travel to Rovaniemi from Lapland by bus, luckily the bus driver dropped us right in front of hotel. We had a room at ground floor and there is a public sauna opens 5-9pm, wish they can have it for longer hours...

Thank Gloriaecoli
Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello Gloriaecoli, I´m happy to hear that You liked our services and as You say our location is just perfect. Our saunas are normally open 5 - 9 pm, but many times we keep them open longer according to our clients wishes. So next time just let us know Your wish and we´ll make it happen. With sunny greetings Tiina...

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice hotel, clean and warm rooms. Very good breakfast. Transportation from and back to the airport was easy (Finnair has a shuttle) , it takes about 10-15 minutes. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Close to city center and bus stop is just across the street.

Thank Dolunay G
Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello Dolunay G, Thank You for Your nice review and specially Your kind words about our staff. Hope to see You soon again as our guest! With sunny greetings Tiina Määttä Hotel manager

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The hotel is located in the center of Rovaniemi, very close to most travel agencies(right in front of Lapland safaris offices). The staff is generous and helpful (speak English), the breakfast was good and the room was clean. There are some restaurants nearby and the hotel's restaurant serves classic and local nordic dishes and desserts which you can take to...

Thank Eran L
Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello Eran, Thank You for Your lovely feedback! Happy to hear You enjoyed Your stay with us. Hope to see you soon again! Best wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A nice hotel in the city. Nothing fancy, no big luxery but nice and cozy. They had a very good service, the beds are good as well. Our room was quite small, but our friends room was bigger. Breakfast was ok too, very finish (quite normal since we are in Finnland) , with a good choice . Nothing spesial with...

Thank isprinsessa
Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi, responded to this review

Hello Isprinsessa, Thank You for Your review and kind words specially about our service. I´m pleased that You have stayed allready twice with us and would come again. So hopefully we will see You soon again! With sunny wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel manager

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Contemporary Hotel situated in downtown Rovaniemi, in the heart of Finnish Lapland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi

Address: Koskikatu 4, Rovaniemi 96200, Finland
Region: Finland > Lapland > Rovaniemi
Price Range: €97 - €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi 4*
Number of rooms: 157
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“Close to city centre, nice and comfy”
Gloriaecoli, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“They have really nice looking Lappish decorated room”
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“Higher floor is always best in my opinion.”
Xenami, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No big differencies as you can not see properly to the river from the hotel.”
jukkal990, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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