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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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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!
An unforgettable wedding night in JoensuuSpend you wedding night at Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel which exudes modern-day Karelian luxury. The new renovated hotel offers a luxurious suite and stylish Superior rooms for your wedding night.
Party & Rest in JoensuuHead towards the night of Joensuu and book your Party & Rest package to Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel!
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Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel's sauna department is under renovationOriginal Sokos Hotel Kimmel's sauna department is closed for the time being due to renovations. The new sauna department is finished in 2022.
Renovated Kimmel is ready for the party seasonOriginal Sokos Hotel Kimmel's major renovations are nearly done and the hotel is becoming the leading meeting and event house in Eastern Finland and a perfect spot for a staycation. People are eagerly waiting to experience the renovated Kimmel as the tourism industry in Eastern Finland has taken a leap towards growth and the demand for travelling has increased.
Sari has plenty of experience from the hotel industryThe lively and talkative Hotel Manager of Kimmel has nearly 40 years worth of work experience from the hotel industry. But what has changed the most over the decades? Sari tells you all about it.
Stay with children at Sokos 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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BistroBarBistroBar serves customers at the lobby of Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel. We serve relaxing refreshments and small bites to eat.
True Karelian hospitality!