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Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel
You are warmly welcome to Joensuu and to the shore of river Pielisjoki! We offer you fully renovated spaces, hospitable service, delicious food and the buzz of the Karelian lifestyle, located near nature experiences. You can spot an otter couple dive into the river when having breakfast, take a walk or a run by the river or enjoy dinner made by our masters of the kitchen and at the end of the day fall asleep in the arms of our comfy beds!
Finely done in the hands of people from North Karelia
Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel has gotten a new spark. We opened the walls towards nature. We brought strong colours and earthy materials to the rooms. We built new suites with their own balconies, a massive ballroom, a proper sauna department, new Bistro Heili and a night club Las Palmas for the night lovers.
The renewed Kimmel was made together with local electricians, carpenters, beer brewers, Karelian pie bakers and craftsmen. Enjoy their works of art!
The star of events in Eastern Finland
Samba carnivals, entertaining concerts or gigs and parties. Former President Kekkonen eating pork chops, singer Danny in his wolf fur coat. Biathlon contestants, festival guests and fans of the rock'n'roll. Kimmel has always been the place for events and event guests. Now it's even better. We organise celebrations and parties for up to a 1000 people or serve coffee for a small group in one of our glass cube meeting rooms.
Lots of local. A bit of luxury. Taking care of you with a big heart. Welcome to enjoy the sparkle of the renewed Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel!
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Spa holiday in North KareliaIn North Karelia you can enjoy the beautiful nature, culture but also our pampering spas! Enjoy the Kalevala style experience spa at Bomba, spa at the top of Koli overlooking the national view or the brand-new pampering spa at Kimmel. Which one would you like to enjoy first?
Kimmel is nominated for the World Luxury Hotel AwardsOriginal Sokos Hotel Kimmel is nominated for the World Luxury Hotel Awards in three categories. Vote between 1st until the 21st of August 2022!
Pampering moments at Kimmel SpaOpening in summer 2022! Pamper yourself during a hotel visit! Kimmel Spa is a new, quality hotel spa with hot tubs, saunas and experience showers. Enjoy at the pool department, warm up in the sauna and relax on the spa's heated chairs whilst enjoying a fresh drink.
Sokos Hotels offer a possibility to compensate for the carbon emissions of a hotel stayThe funds raised through compensation are used to finance climate projects. To carry out the compensation, Sokos Hotels have partnered with the domestic foundation Compensate.
Best summer holiday tips to North KareliaDisc golf at a national park, steamship cruises of river Pielisjoki, Karelia pie baking at Bomba, rock festivals at Joensuu – there's a few examples on the wide selection of holiday activities in North Karelia. Pick out the general managers' best holiday tips for summer 2022!
Remote work at North Karelia!Are you bored of working at home? Gladly you can work remotely almost anywhere! Pack your laptop and come and remote work at North Karelia. When the work day is done and you close your laptop you can enjoy the great outdoors as the nature experiences await you just on your doorstep. . Bomba, Koli or Joensuu, which one is your next remote working place? Book your tickets and come to North Karelia to enjoy the Karelian hospitality!
Stay with children at Original hotelsStay comfortably with your children by booking an affordable extra bed for your room. Or perhaps the kids could have their own room altogether?
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Sun shines on Bistro Heili's terrace from day until late at night!The delicious smell of the barbeque, warm rays of the sun hitting on your face, light jingle of the glasses and bubbling sound of people talking. This summer terrace is filled with sun until late at night!
BistroBarBistroBar serves customers at the lobby of Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel. We serve relaxing refreshments and small bites to eat.
True Karelian hospitality!