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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, Rovaniemi
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna, located in the centre of Rovaniemi, is a high-class, international hotel featuring Lappish hospitality. The hotel is just a stone's throw away from both the Kemijoki river and the town centre and its shopping amenities. Moreover, it is within walking distance of the Ounasvaara recreational area , which offers a wide range of activities in the pure nature. Rovaniemi, the official home of Santa Claus, is active all year round. In the summer, you can dance, play golf and marvel at the midnight sun, and in the winter you can enjoy downhill and cross-country skiing. Every guest is welcomed with warm-hearted service in the genuine spirit of Lapland. We want to make sure that you feel at home and have a great stay with us. The hotel has 159 rooms, including two luxurious, recently renovated suites. The hotel's restaurants feature a wide range of specialties, from rustic French cuisine to Lappish delicacies, as well as the best Tex-Mex in town.There is also a nightclub. The recently renovated meeting room and private sauna are great venues for various occasions, from seminars to parties.
Location and transportation
"We stayed there for two night. Hotel is in the center of rovaniemi in front of one bust stop, very good for all the connections from atations/airports/santa village. Receptinists was excellent and helpfully with us. They was very available to help us to find some places and giv is the righr informations that we needed about rovaniemi. Breakfast buffet is very various. So, we can give only 5 stars, but really we want to give 6 stars for feedback!""We stayed here between 20th and 27th November for our honeymoon and had The most amazing time! We were upgraded to the arctic circle room at no charge and the room was magnificent! All of the mod cons you could want, cost, stylish, warm and fantastic views over the river! The staff were amazing, attentive - but not too much, helpful and polite! Breakfast had tonnes of choice and anti allergy options. Location was perfect, right at the top of the main road into the town centre. I couldn't recommend this hotel enough! "
We stayed here overnight as part of our coach tour of Scandinavia. Rooms were of a reasonable size with tea and coffee making facilities. The beds were very comfortable The evening meal was good if limited. The breakfast was excellent.
Good Location, staff friendly and very close bus stop which can go to Santa Clause Village.
I am writing to thank you for a very pleasant stay I had at you hotel in Rovaniemi from 23-26 March during my recent trip from Australia.
Although my room was not ready because I arrived in the morning, I was made very comfortable in the Sauna/Shower rooms. Later the Room/Suite 358, which was given to me was excellent, and the breakfast every morning was very delicious.
Although it was a short stay of only three days in Rovaniemi, my comfortable and enjoyable stay in your hotel made my visit memorable.
If in future I have opportunity to visit Finland again, I will definitely stay at your hotel again.
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World Luxury Hotel Awards WinnerOriginal Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi is World Luxury Hotel Awards Winner
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Vaakuna Rovaniemi is Travelers´ Choice 2018Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi has been recognized for superior service!
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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.
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Food, drink and a relaxed party atmosphere - that's what Amarillo is all about. Our uncomplicated and bold Mad Mex-style food prepared with the genuine Amarillo attitude is sure to satisfy your cravings. Amarillo's delicacies can be found at the Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna on Koskikatu. Amarillo's kitchen has extended hours: Fridays and Saturdays until midnight! Fridays and Saturdays the bar serves you until 1:30 a.m.
Coffee House, Rovaniemi
A steaming hot cup of your favourite coffee gives you a refreshing start for a new day. The rich and delicious bagels, croissants and focaccias give you a boost of energy and are also available for takeaway. Our trained Master Barista takes pride in the high quality of our coffee. We only use UTZ certified coffee, and all our takeaway dishes are completely biodegradable. Coffee House and the rest of Lapinmaa restaurants are located on the Lordiaukio square right in the Rovaniemi city centre.
Frans & Chérie, Rovaniemi
Frans&Chérie is a relaxed French-style bistro combining love for good food and enjoying it. You find us at the heart of Rovaniemi, at the Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna. The fresh and pure ingredients, and the latest creations by our chefs with exquisite service will offer you a complete dining experience. French cuisine and bubbly joie de vivre come together at the Frans&Chérie bistro in a charming and good-natured way. C'est délicieux!
Rosso is a laid-back and straightforward Italian restaurant where it is always a pleasure to stop by. Finns have been enjoying Rosso's pizza, pasta and steak meals since 1978! Families with children are particularly welcome to Rosso. We have a separate menu, high chairs, a baby care table and a play area for children. And who knows, you might also meet our mascot Onni the Squirrel, a friend of all kids! Rosso's menu also offers plenty of special diet options. Take a look at our menu or ask our staff! Rosso and the rest of Lapinmaa restaurants are located right in the Rovaniemi city centre.
The Uitto Pub is a comfortable, relaxed and legendary pub in the Rovaniemi city centre. Our cheerful staff serves you high-quality speciality beers, wonderful drinks, snacks and also heartier meals. You can also see who's the champion of darts and board games with your friends. The log-floating-themed Uitto Pub brings together both locals and summer tourists for a fun time in a great atmosphere. Don't get stranded – come enjoy the cheerful Uitto Pub every day! Uitto Pub can also be reserved for private functions, such as company Christmas parties.