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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi

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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good location by the river, 1 minute walking to the main street. Big room, we had colorful aurora lihgtening - it is better than sounds 😀 comfortable beds. Good strong wifi, TV, minibar, ironing and coffe making facilities in the room. Ok bathroom, pleasant service....More

Thank Nina S
Response from Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,RovaniemiResponded 5 days ago

Hello Nina, Thank You for Your lovely review! We are happy that You had a pleasant stay with us. Hope to see You soon again. With sunny wishes Tiina Määttä Hotel manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed 1night as part of Globus tour,heading south from NorthCape to Helsinki.Room allocated was above outdoor eating area of internal Bar/Restraunt .Modern refurbished room with comfortable bedding.Mini bar and coffee making facilities provided.Shower/bathroom with glass door.Breakfast more than adequate.On edge of city centre,with beautiful walk...More

1  Thank kayaker1953
Response from Tiina M, Asiakassuhdepäällikkö at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,RovaniemiResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank You for Your review and recommendations! Nice to hear that You have found our rooms comfortable and enjoyed our services. Warmly welcome again! Kind Regards Tiina Määttä Hotel Manager

Reviewed 7 July 2018

Ideally placed just near the town centre and river. Staff friendly and very helpful. Rooms are nice and fairly spacious. Evening dining is good but you are also close to a wide variety of dining choices

1  Thank Anthony H
Response from Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,RovaniemiResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Anthony H. Thank you for your review. Nice to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you soon. Terveisin / Kind Regards Annukka Raasakka Vastaanoton vuoropäällikkö/Duty manager Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Reviewed 17 May 2018

This hotel is situated near the Kemijoki River and the city center. So everything is near. We had booked one of the four theme rooms. Two rooms have Christmas style and two are Arctic Circle rooms. The theme rooms are the same size as standard...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We are a family of four (2 young kids), so we requested four beds in the room. The room felt a bit small with four beds. We could barely put in our luggage. But the room was well maintained and clean. The “aurora light” was...More

1  Thank Fatfishet
Response from Tiina M, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,RovaniemiResponded 16 April 2018

Dear Fatfishet Thank you for your review and also comments about room size, breakfast and dinner. We are happy to hear that your family, specially kids loved our aurora lights in the room - they are nice. Hope that you had memorable time here in...More

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Center with Internet Access
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$131 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$131 - US$457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (231)
Room & Suite (90)
Dining (21)
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Sophie-Jade21
22 December 2016|
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Response from Tiina M | Property representative |
Hello, Rovaniemi airport is about 8 km from our hotel and it takes only about 10-15 minutes to get to our hotel from there. Merry Christmas! Tiina Määttä Hotel manager
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Michal H
1 December 2016|
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Response from Tiina M | Property representative |
Hello, Our breakfast buffet offers lots of alternanatives for vegetarian. You can have for example porridge, bread, cerials, cheese, vegetables and fruits. There are some salads and vegetable dishes on the restaurants a la... More
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Gloriaecoli
28 October 2016|
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Response from Tiina M | Property representative |
Hello, The best way to go to the railway station is absolutely taxi. It cost´s about 15,- euros. And to Santa Claus village You can easily go by bus number 8 which leaves from bus stop nearby. You can get the timetable for... More
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"A very short walk to a river boat cruise"
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"Higher might be better regarding street noises, but Rovaniemi is smalla and quiet ..."
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"Close to city centre, nice and comfy"
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"Go for a room with Nothern Lights"
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