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Original Sokos Hotel Arina

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#4 of 9 Hotels in Oulu
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Kerava, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice suprise entering the room, I was in a hockey room with many interesting details. It's for hockey lovers and local team Kärpät lovers. The room had a sauna ja Playstation, so you can have your own hockey game. Very friendly staff overall. I like the atmosphere in the house.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot of room I visited in the beginning of May. I liked! ;) There was just one issue I can say wasn't good - a fitted carpet. But everything else was very good! We'll see again sooner than you can imagine!

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HotelManagerArina, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Arina, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you for your review. Happy that you liked. If I remember correctly you stayed in our new theme room Luoto, witch indeed has fitted carbets. It is allergic friendly material and nice to your feet. For rest of the rooms (256 :) ) we have hard wood floors. But please come again and have a great spring...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've using this hotel quite often and service has always been excellent for me. Since I have to travel lot in my work this hotel is in top 3 for me in Finland. I wii recomment this hotel to everyone who is visiting Oulu.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel at Oulu city, close shopping center. Close railway station, 30 minutes from airport with taxi. Many parking alternatives close hotes 20€/day. Typical Sokos-hotel standard, where ever You are same type of rooms, breakfast...napkins...furniture if You are travelling lot might be boring... Anyway, You feel that You are welcome! Clean rooms and reception is working, may be little bit slowly...

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Tuusula, Finland
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I had a superior room with sauna and jacuzzi and balcony. Room was nice and clean. Minibar didn't work so all drinks were with room temperature, that was a small disappointment. Location of the hotel is perfect just in the city center of Oulu

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HotelManagerArina, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Arina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and thank you for pointing out that the minibar did not work -we shall fix it right away. Great that you liked the room -those sauna/jacuzzi/balcony rooms we have two in total. But next time you should try our new theme rooom, Luoto or Routa. Luonto is a story of life on the...

Lahti, Finland
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Breakfast is excellent! Breakfast room is cozy and full of light. Staff in hotel is always very friendly and helpful. And the location of hotel is great. Restaurants and shops are near. What I miss is possibility to make tea in the room. You can have tea/coffee and snacks from the lobby, but it's not the same.

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Turku, Finland
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a good hotel to stay in if you're in Oulu for business. It's centrally situated and you have good shopping opportunities and lots of restaurants just around the corner. The front desk personell were very nice and checking in and out was very swift. The room was big enough and the interior is made to please everyone. Nothing...

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HotelManagerArina, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Arina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. Great to hear tha you find our hotel great. And I agree -our porrage is great at breakfast. But better is our pancakes :). Hopefully we see you soon again at our hotel. Maybe in the summer time? With kind regards Maria Kursu, hotel manager, Original Sokos Hotel Arina

New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Nice medium size standard room and good breakfast. Nice sauna with birch aroma and with cool water and hot beverages in the dressing room. Central location and because it was weekend there was also free outside parking nearby.

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Finland
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We stayed in this hotel for one night on a business trip. The hotel is located very centrally and conveniently and is easy to find. It was very convenient to park our car in the adjoining new, large underground city parking area. The staff at the check-in were very friendly, polite and efficient. We had booked a superior room, which...

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Netanya, HaMerkaz, Israel
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The best thing about the hotel is its location. Really in the center of the center. Less then a minute walk from several of the best restaurants in Oulu. 1 minute walk from the mall. 3 minutes from the office that I work at. With such a cold weather every minute count. Room is not small with a place for...

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HotelManagerArina, Manager at Original Sokos Hotel Arina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a great review. It makes us really happy that you were so happy with us. Good comment about the sauna. We have been "struggling" with the opening times. We love our new sauna and we would love our customers to enjoy it as much as they can. So surely we take this into consideration....

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sokos Hotel Arina is a classy and comfortable hotel right in the centre of Oulu. The dignified facades of the time-honoured merchants' block conceal a top modern hotel and restaurant complex. The hotel with its wide range of services is well suited for the needs of both business and leisure travellers. Hotel is located near rail & bus stations and to Oulu OUL airport is only 10 km. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Arina

Address: Pakkahuoneenkatu 16, Oulu 90100, Finland
Region: Finland > Northern Ostrobothnia > Oulu
Price Range: $168 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Arina 4*
Number of rooms: 260
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Also Known As:
Sokos Hotel Oulu
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Oulu
#4 Family Hotel in Oulu
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“We asked and got a room with a tub.”
R.Müller, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upper floor, inner yard room for quiet stay”
mWrite, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you come with a car, plan where to park it for the night. The carage is very expensive.”
Ounasloma, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor and a room with balcony and sauna”
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“Go for SuperiorX rooms, they're worth the extra money!”
dippadaa, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
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