Other services

Downhill skiing

Koli was selected as the 2013 ski resort of the year!

The slopes of Ukko-Koli are located in the Koli National Park next to Break Sokos Hotel Koli, and those of Loma-Koli some 10 kilometres from the hotel. You can easily access the slopes of Ukko-Koli directly from the front door of Break Sokos Hotel Koli. Ukko-Koli offers the infamous black slope which many consider to be the most challenging slope in Finland. Have you already visited the new Snowpark in Loma-Koli? Get bonuses from ski tickets and other ski services with the S-Etukortti card.

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There are a number of providers of recreational activities in the Koli area, offering various group activities. In the summer, you can go on a ATV safari, bicycling, hiking, canoeing, boating or a cave adventure. In the winter, you can choose from cross-country skiing, snowmobile safaris, ice fishing, and snowshoe hiking and husky safaris. The only limit is your imagination – and sometimes not even that! www.koli.fi

Shared taxi rides

You can order shared taxi rides in advance between Joensuu and Koli if you want to go from door to door. The taxi needs to be ordered (tel. +358 (0)40 104 4687) on the previous weekday. In Joensuu, train and airline passengers can also share a taxi. The taxi route is based on advance orders and, therefore, its schedule cannot be specified accurately. For a more detailed timetable, call the service number. You can also hop on in the Koli area or along the route.

Shop by Sokos Hotels

Shop by Sokos Hotels is located next to the reception desk. There you can buy souvenirs, various local products, Lumene products and Koli-Reino slippers.

VIP services for rooms

Delight your companion by ordering chocolate or sparkling wine to your room. For more information about available products, contact the hotel reception.


In Koli village, the Sale shop contains a small pharmacy and postal services. The closest ATM is located in Kolin Portti along Highway 6 at a distance of 12 km. The automatic ABC station in Koli village offers 98 octane petrol and diesel. The closest service station is located in Kolin Portti.

The closest Alko is situated in Juua, 39 km from the hotel. In the winter, you can take the ice road to Lieksa to access its lively urban centre and various services. In the summer, you can go to Lieksa by the scenic route around Pielinen. The distance to Joensuu is 75 km.