Sokos Vaakuna  4 stars

Koskikatu 4, Sf-96200 Rovaniemi, Rovaniemi, Finland, 96200  show mapSave
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities

Overview

Located in close vicinity of the city center and Kemijoki River, this beautiful four-star property is a short walk to major city attractions and landmarks.

The hotel displays cottage-style modern façade and elegant classically decorated and furnished rooms.

All 159 rooms include free Wi-Fi access, a mini-bar, a tea and coffee maker, a work desk and satellite TV.

The hotel has two on-site restaurants serving Mexian and French cuisine and a summer terrace with a great choice of drinks.

Ample meeting space can hold up to 60 people. Wi-Fi access is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge.

Recreational amenities include on-site sauna with the capacity of 20 people.

Number of rooms   159.

The hotel is located next to the river and offer quick access to the city center with its attractions including Arktikum Science Centre and famous Jätkänkynttilä Bridge.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 800 m
  • Airport Rovaniemi - 8.2km
  • Train Station Rovaniemi Railway Station - 1.5km

Rooms

The hotel provides non-smoking rooms as well as rooms with facilities for people with disabilities.

Superior rooms occupy the exclusive Club floor and provide complimentary continental breakfast.

Two suites offer separate sitting areas with sofa beds.

Extra beds are available and all children under four years may stay free using existing beds. All children under two years may stay free.

Dining options

Free buffet breakfast is served daily at the hotel’s breakfast area.

Amarillo restaurant serves Mexican specialties and Fransmanni offers rustic French gourmet dining.

Bar Fransmanni invites for specialty beers and great snack menus.

Summer terrace offers a great choice of drinks and beverages.

The hotel Sokos Vaakuna provides visitors with a free buffet breakfast. 

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 4 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • One child may stay at the price of EUR 10 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of EUR 20 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Bus parking
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is EUR 10 per day.

Services
  • Butler service
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Sauna
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Mini bar
  • Hair dryer

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The hotel provides non-smoking rooms as well as rooms with facilities for people with disabilities.

Superior rooms occupy the exclusive Club floor and provide complimentary continental breakfast.

Two suites offer separate sitting areas with sofa beds.

Extra beds are available and all children under four years may stay free using existing beds. All children under two years may stay free.

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        Sokos Vaakuna LocationWhat's nearby

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        What's nearby

        Popular areas
        • City Center
          700 m
        General
        • Rovaniemi Bus Station
          1.0km
        Train Stations
        • Rovaniemi Railway Station
          1.4km
        Amusement
        • heimat vom weihnachtsmann (joulupukki)
          800 m
        Museums
        • Arktikum Science Centre
          700 m
        • Arktikum Museum
          1.0km

        Local Attractions

        • Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
          2.6km
          Taunontie 14, Rovaniemi
        • Lapland Forestry Museum
          2.8km
          Metsamuseontie 7, Rovaniemi
        • SantaPark
          5.1km
          Tarvantie 1, Rovaniemi
        • Kid's Land
          6.6km
          Hissitie 12, Sirkka
        • Santa Claus Village
          6.8km
          RovaniemiFinland

        Near the hotel

        • Arktikum
          730 m
          Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi
        • Korundi House of Culture
          780 m
          Lapinkavijantie 4, Rovaniemi
        • Pilke Science Centre
          810 m
          Ounasjoentie 6, Rovaniemi
        • Arctic Centre and Regional Museum of Lapland
          880 m
          Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi
        • Rovaniemi Church
          940 m
          Rauhankatu 70, Rovaniemi

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Amarillo

          76% likes this, based on 81 reviews
          Food: Mexican

          0 m
          Koskikatu 4

          Phone: +358 (0)16 3322 580

        • Fransmanni

          76% likes this, based on 53 reviews

          0 m
          Koskikatu 4
        • Restaurant Nili

          71% likes this, based on 136 reviews

          90 m
          Valtakatu 20

          Phone: +358 (0) 400 369 669

        • Beer House Pahakurki

          78% likes this, based on 37 reviews
          Food: International, Pub
          Price Range: USD 9 - USD 17

          40 m
          Koskikatu 5

          Phone: 451236001

        • Rantasipi Pohjanhovi

          74% likes this, based on 22 reviews

          70 m
          Pohjanpuistikko 2

          Phone: +358(0)16 33711

        Getting there.

        Rovaniemi Airport is in 9km away from the hotel.

        • From the airport: Head west toward Lentokentäntie/Route 951. Take the first left onto Lentokentäntie/Route 951 and continue for 2.1km. Turn right onto E75 and follow on 5.6km. Take the 79 exit toward Muonio/Pello/Kajaani/78/83/Kekusta/Centre/Ounasvaara and drive for 350m. Turn left onto Route 79 and follow on 350m. Turn left onto Toripuistikko/Route 78 and drive ahead for 240m. Turn right onto Valtakatu and stay on 240m. Turn left onto Koskikatu. The hotel in 95m will be on the left side.

        Sokos Vaakuna Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sokos Vaakuna

        Average guest rating

        8.2
        out of 10
        Excellent
        Based on 61 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Service
        8.1
        Value
        8.3
        Dining
        8.2
        Location
        8.4
        Rooms
        7.9

        Individual guest reviews

        • Location is perfect, the bus stop to airport is near the hotel and all the staff are very friendly.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            7.6
          • Location
            8
          • Service
            10
          • Value
            5
        • Location is good, and staff are real nice its not near the railway station , I will recommend this hotel.

          The room temperature was very low.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.6
          • Location
            10
          • Rooms
            7
          • Value
            9
        • Very good location and fantastic Hotel. Staff very nice and friendly, free Internet connection. Well matched wine and food on the menu.

          Rooms are noisy.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.0
          • Location
            8
          • Rooms
            6
          • Service
            8
          • Value
            10
        • Location was good, the hotel was lovely and much better than clean, staff were helpful and very friendly. Beds were very comfortable and s next to a bar and restsurant was handy, breakfast was excellent.

          Old furniture in the rooms.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            7.8
          • Location
            5
          • Rooms
            7
          • Service
            8
          • Value
            10
          • Dining
            9
        • Near to shopping area and package tour offices, airport bus stop is just outside the hotel. Staff made is feel comfortable, room is clean.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.2
          • Location
            9
          • Rooms
            8
          • Service
            8
          • Value
            8
        • Central position and friendly atmosphere. Helpful staff and waitresses, comfortable spacious room, breakfast was quite good especially the bread.

          Overpriced hotel.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.6
          • Location
            10
          • Rooms
            8
          • Service
            8
          • Value
            8
        • Location was perfect because is right next to the safari office and the hotel's restaurant is superb by the way. Staff are very friendly and the rooms are very nice, clean and warm.

          Nice breakfast, rather old facilities.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            9.0
          • Location
            10
          • Rooms
            10
          • Service
            7
          • Value
            10
          • Dining
            8
        • Very good location in the City Center and nice hotel. Very gentle and helpful staff, free Internet, bars quite lively. A fine restaurant and for dinner wide choice of fish and meats.

          Room is a bit small.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.4
          • Location
            8
          • Rooms
            8
          • Service
            8
          • Value
            9
          • Dining
            9
        • Good location, near the main bus stop and gorgeous landscapes just across the street. Hotel wasw very nice, staff are helpful and the rooms are spotless, roomy and warm.

          The toilet is especially tiny.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            7.8
          • Location
            8
          • Rooms
            7
          • Service
            8
          • Value
            8
        • Good location, excellent underground parking and as for the santa park trip YES was lovely. The hotel was warm, welcoming and very comfortable to stay in, staff were very helpful and efficient. The room was very nice.

          Our bathroom was not cleaned properly we arrived.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            9.0
          • Location
            9
          • Rooms
            7
          • Service
            10
          • Value
            10
        • Reasonable hotel and good choice.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            8.0
          • Value
            8
        • Lovely hotel, the shower was nice and hot.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            10.0
          • Rooms
            10
          • Value
            10
        • All in all, excellent hotel on perfect location in rovamieni and nobody cleaned our two rooms for two days we were there.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            6.0
          • Rooms
            4
          • Value
            8
        • All in all a good place, nice, neat rooms for 2 adults.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            7.0
          • Rooms
            8
          • Value
            6
        • Superb hotel, nice bathrooms and the breakfast was good and healthy.

          My rating for the hotel:

          • Average rating
            9.0
          • Rooms
            8
          • Value
            10
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