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Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Rooms in this hotel are clean and comfortable but little bit old. Restaurant in the hotel is delicious and the bar is serving nice drinks. The best hotel to stay in Kouvola in my opinion. Sauna and Jacuzzi are clean.

Thank Vincent R
Helsinki, Finland
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64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

It's really hard to miss Sokos Hotel Vaakuna on the rim of Kouvola as it's big - and pink. The exterior is somewhat dated but luckily the interior has been renovated from time to time. The first surprise was that parking space costs 8 euros (6 with a member card) so remember to count that on top of your hotel... More 

Thank Kristiina A
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97 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The hotel is clean and confortable. Personnel is really kind and available. Rooms are spacious, silent and well equipped. Very good wifi connection. Big parking just in front of the hotel (8€ per day). The hotel also has a gym: small but with nice fitness Technogym equipment. On the ground floor there is the Fransmanni restaurant. Excellent choice!

Thank ingeNovara
Turku, Finland
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65 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

So nice hotel! Rooms are big, beds are very comfortable, big bathroom. Hotel location is good, its so easy to find! Very quiet rooms. Restaurant Fransmanni is good! Restaurants are open late night so You can get food! Very good breakfast!

Thank OutiN_13
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Nice, good standard hotel. Comfy bed, basic rooms, friendly service, good breakfast. Stayed for one night during visit to Kouvola. Short walking distance from train station; doable even with small suitcase. Lively bar downstairs to grab a drink. No thrills hotel, but perfectly good for short stay.

Thank Jani_LDN
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Wellknown business hotel, good kitchen, but restaurant should be renowed. Breakfast is not very high standard, missing fresh fruits and vedgetables. Polite and helpful personell. Rooms are good standard. Parking is expensive. Anyway good choice.

Thank 793villek
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Nice and quiet hotel with excellent restaurant and bar at the same building. The hotelroom was clean and well furnished. Staff at the reception were friendly and your check-in and check-out worked nicely.

Thank Mikko H
Salo, Finland
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171 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

I arrived late and got really nice welcome in this hotel easy to access by car. Parking place was easy to find. Room was comfortable allergy room. Breakfast was without taste. Standard solos hotel quality. 7 minute egg was 15 minute! Cheese "really standard quality", … Anyway okei hotel to stay one night.

Thank Mr_Pasi
Rovaniemi, Finland
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166 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Rooms are very spacious and in good condition. They have everything that a basic traveller needs. Rooms are quiet enough, but you may hear voices from the corridor and neighboring rooms. Public areas are on need of refurbishment, as are some beds. Pillows can give you headache. Service is very good. For a few nights stay in Kouvola, this hotel... More 

Thank suomituristi2015
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

There was nothing overly special about this hotel. It wasn't terrible, but it wasn't great. Front desk staff were nice. I got the bus from Helsinki to Kouvola which drops you off at the shopping mall, it's too far to walk so get a taxi. It is across from the railway station though. I went to Kouvola for a gig... More 

Thank Maddy R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna

Address: Hovioikeudenkatu 2, Kouvola 45100, Finland
Region: Finland > Kymenlaakso > Kouvola
Price Range: $154 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna 4*
Number of rooms: 172
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“As far up as possible as there can be noise from the restaurant late in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles kristiinaa2013, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms has better view!”
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 of 5 bubbles OutiN_13, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a garden side room”
 of 5 bubbles suomituristi2015, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room you won't be disapointed”
 of 5 bubbles BobSharkey, 15 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Use free parking just across the street. No kettle in the room.”
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 of 5 bubbles Eyrice, 12 Aug 2013 | Read review
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