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Hotel Fjalar

Rinteentie 5, Salo 24240 Finland
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#1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Salo
Hotel Fjalar is a small, unique, privately owned hotel in Salo where you can feel like home. Hotel is former home for Mr. Fjalar Nordell who started the electronics business in Salo under name company Salora, which was later a start for the mobile phone industry in Finland under name Nokia. Hotel has 19 rooms, sauna and swimming pool area, breakfast service. You're warmly welcome to visit us!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Golf course
Bowling offsite
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Indoor pool
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Finnish
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Tiina K wrote a review Jun 2020
Tallinn, Estonia15 contributions7 helpful votes
Custom service was The best. Breakfast was excellent. The hotell was beautiful and hotel's garden was very homely. the hostess was very helpful and nice. Certainly coming again.the location was also excellent, about one kilometre from downtown.
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Date of stay: June 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
MenachemR wrote a review Nov 2017
Tel Aviv, Israel53 contributions34 helpful votes
A small most friendly and homish hotel. We arrived later than expected and the lady owner was waiting for us. She was very pleasant and nicde. Coffee cattle was available so we could have whenever we wanted. Breakfast was nice. Excellent hospitality
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Date of stay: June 2017
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Tina_HotelFjalar, Owner at Hotel Fjalar
Responded 4 Nov 2017
Hi! Thank you for reviewing us and we're very pleased for the 5 'stars/dots' that you have given us 😍. It's always nice to have such a lovely customers like you to stay in our small Hotel. Have a nice Autumn & looking forward to seeing you one day back in Hotel Fjalar! Thanks again & best regards, Tina / owner of the hotel
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Jellona wrote a review Jul 2017
Vantaa, Finland1398 contributions213 helpful votes
A bit off the city center you can find this family run(?) hotel, which is easy to arrive by car and has free parking. When you enter the hotel and a dog comes to greet you, you know that you are not in an ordinary chain hotel. Instead you are in a homey place which offers you really big clean rooms, a small indoor swimming pool and friendly staff. Breakfast wasn't especially original, though. It was rather standard on Finnish scale. There isn't much in the vicinity of the hotel, since it's located in a quiet residential neighborhood. But it's a good stop for families, at least for one night. There was some noise coming through ventilation system from another room (we heard clearly how two women were laughing), but fortunately they didn't keep noise for too long. Note that some parts of the hotel are obviously accessible only by stairs.
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Date of stay: July 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
Xuejun K wrote a review Apr 2017
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It was such an experience staying here!! If you want to find a home-stay place and get closer to Finnish real daily life, here is definitely the best choice! Real Finnish breakfast, beautiful decoration and really warm service! And a lovely old calm dog!!
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Date of stay: March 2017
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Response from Tina_HotelFjalar, Owner at Hotel Fjalar
Responded 4 Apr 2017
Thanks for the lovely feedback, it was such a pleasure to have you stay with us! Our old dog also says hi and we all wish to see you back some day. Br, Tina
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Dius2015 wrote a review Jan 2017
Budapest, Hungary23 contributions5 helpful votes
I stayed here for some weeks 5 years ago in the summer, but I still couldn't forget it, was memorable. It was the first hotel I ever stayed within Finland at that time. The landlady - worth to mention that it's a family-owned hotel - was such a nice and kind person as well as all the staff, I agree with everyone who says it's just feel like home. Rooms were really nice too - I stayed in 2 different ones - I especially liked the one with the entrance to the nice green garden, enjoyed the sun there for a while. Loved the fresh, home made bakeries each morning and the decoration of the common places overall, were really cozy. The hotel itself is not so crowded, with not too many rooms and peace & quiet. They even had a historical collection of Nokia phones/articles on one of the corridors, I found it as a really good idea :) I'm not sure if they still have it. There was also an indoor swimming pool next to the saunas, but I only tried the latter. As I can recall the landlady had a cute dog, who loved to be around as well :) This year I had to go back to Salo for a weekend, but I couldn't get a room unfortunately in Fjalar, anyway I took a walk there from the center, just to remember the good old memories ;) Thank you!
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Date of stay: October 2016
Trip type: Travelled on business
US$131 - US$171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Fjalar
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Fjalar?
Nearby attractions include Salon Taidemuseo Veturitalli (0.8 km), Bar Bizarre (1.4 km), and Namila (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Fjalar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Fjalar?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Fjalar?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Fjalar?
Conveniently located restaurants include JJ's BBQ, Design Hill Cafe, and Salon Seurahuone.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Fjalar?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a sauna during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Fjalar?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Fjalar?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Russian, and Finnish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Fjalar?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Själö Church Museum (15.5 km).