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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Joensuu
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna – in the heart of the city
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna is located in the centre of Joensuu and beats with the pulse of the city. When you want a full-service hotel close to everything, Vaakuna is the perfect choice for you. We offer a range of services from lunch and dinner restaurants to a relaxing cafeteria and a nightclub. If you enjoy shopping, various shops are available in our hotel or in the shopping centre directly across the street. What is more, major culture and event venues, as well as sports facilities, are only a stone's throw away.
We serve you with the warmth and hospitality that is characteristic of northern Karelia. Our staff is also happy to give you more information about events and sights in the city. Welcome to Vaakuna in the heart of Joensuu!
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BOOK A HOTEL DIRECTLY WITHOUT ANY THIRD PARTIESWhy should you book a room directly with the hotel?
EXTRA BED – AFFORDABLE AND COMFORTABLESokos Hotels offer affordable accommodation in comfortable extra beds. The extra bed option is available for children and adults. Prices start from €10 per extra bed per night.
Proud to be Green Key labelled hotelAt Green Key hotels we work every day to protect the environment. You can help us.
Sokos Hotels to certify their sauna experienceThe sauna, for a Finn, is not merely a place for cleansing the body, but a temple and a source of wellbeing.
Hotel guests' Sokos benefit in JoensuuAs a guest at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna in Joensuu, you only need to present your key card casing at the Sokos department store to receive a 15% discount for standard-priced products.
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The best Tex-Mex food in town and rocking parties at the bar
Amarillo was born deep in the heart of Texas. Our chefs have crisscrossed around Texas and sat at the campfire on both sides of the Rio Grande so that we could offer you the best Tex-Mex this side of the ocean. Hamburgers, fajitas, bolillos, wings, 'dillas and other delicacies in the Amarillo style – imposing and fulfilling servings!
Bar Play Joensuu
BAR PLAY - YOU'RE IN THE GAME
Bar Play, located in downtown Joensuu next to the town square, offers a vast array of sportscasts, activities, ice cold drinks and delicious food. While the impressive viewing area is dedicated to true fans, there is plenty of space for more relaxed socialising. Sports fans are spoiled with an HD widescreen and the best sports channels, such as MTVSPORT, UrhoTV, 4PRO, MTV3 Max and Eurosport.
Upstairs are two designated Nintendo Wii gaming areas with audio system, widescreens, lighting and spectator standing to make a great atmosphere. A pool table in the gaming area is great for hanging out with friends. Network user ID's are available at the bar.
The Bar Play kitchen serves authentic American burgers, a great selection of salads and delicious pastas. From our finger food menu, why not try the town's best French fries, mozzarella sticks or a hefty serving of chicken wings.
At Bar Play, you can see replays of the best games and player interviews. After the Jokipojat ice hockey game or Kataja basketball game, this is the place to be.
A magnificent terrace next to the lively town square is open from early spring to late autumn.
Navigate to www.barplay.fi and click "Like". Our Facebook page keeps you updated on daily happenings.
THEN, NOW, ALWAYS – BEPOP!
Bepop, undisputed hotspot of Joensuu's nightlife from 1999, is open almost every night of the week. The nightclub is composed of three music worlds: the largest of them is dedicated to latest club hits, in karaoke you yourself are the star of the night, while in AfterPop you can enjoy a true après-ski spirit all year round.
In addition to party weekends, the week consists of Wednesdays' student nights, various theme parties and of course monthly live shows. See you in the night!
Coffee House Vaakuna, Joensuu
Coffee House is more than a café
An excellent breakfast alternative. The number one choice for a cup of coffee! Here in Coffee House, we believe that the most delicious moments are created with love and skill using first-rate ingredients. That is why we serve coffee and tea made by experts; croissants baked in-house, as well as our own bagels, toasties and smoothies. With us, you can always enjoy freshly ground coffee with a good conscience.