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Original Sokos Hotel Ilves

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  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
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  • Terrible1%
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This central, 19-story high hotel offers fantastic views over the city in a prominent location in the heart of town, at the back of Tammerkoski. The hotel is close to all services such as shopping center and restaurants, as well as the lively nightlife. Sokos Hotel Ilves has 3 restaurants, pub and a nightclub meaning that your palette will never get bored. Your taste buds will be pampered with Northern European delicacies, flavors from Italy, Mexico and France though you are only on a visit in Finland. The hotel has meeting facilities for 300 people and offers free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, making it easy for you to stay in contact with important business associates as well as friends and family. To truly relax during your stay, take a dip in our pool or unwind in the sauna, the perfect tonic for a day of business meetings or sightseeing.
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River View
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
389Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
116Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews nice view amarillo restaurant excellent location superior room sauna and swimming pool nice hotel local specialities shopping centre nice sauna restaurants and bars black sausage rooms are clean nice stay underground parking the upper floors business trip the heart of the city
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights for a business trip. An easy 4 block walk from the train station. Check in was pretty slow, but once in room in was very clean. Rooms were a little dated and pretty simple. However, the breakfast was the best...More

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Response from Ilves_Tampere, Reception at Original Sokos Hotel IlvesResponded 31 October 2018

Dear ZebraRef1, Thank you for your review and glad to hear you had a positive experience with us! I'm happy to share your kind words also with our breakfast staff! Welcome again! Best Regards, Anna/Reception Original Sokos Hotel Ilves

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Again, a very nice stay at Ilves. The staff is very helpful, including the waitresses in the restaurant downstairs. The only thing that bothered during the visit was the quality of air in the room. Very dry air made it difficult to have a good...More

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Response from Ilves_Tampere, Vastaanotto at Original Sokos Hotel IlvesResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tuuspa P, Thank you for your review here in TripAdvisor! I'm pleased to read your kind words regarding to our staff. Sorry to hear you felt the air in the room dry. Your feedback is much appreciated. Welcome again! Best Regards, Anna/Reception Original Sokos...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Our room and service in hotel was good. We had our dogs with us and we needed to go and ask for the bag of pet products. In the morning the breakfast was very busy with basic service and food selection. Some customers were complaining...More

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Response from Ilves_Tampere, Reception at Original Sokos Hotel IlvesResponded 31 October 2018

Dear benzi123456, Thank you for your latest visit in Original Sokos Hotel Ilves! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, despite the little rush in the breakfast room. Our local dish, black sausage, is very tasty indeed! Welcome again! Best Regards, Anna/Reception Original Sokos...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I stayed here with friends for a convention at the exhibition centre. Our room on 6th floor was comfortable, clean and well appointed. The beds were comfortable. We had tea making facilities. The shower was wonderful. Breakfast buffet selection was good. Underground car parking available...More

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Response from Ilves_Tampere, Reception at Original Sokos Hotel IlvesResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Elizabeth S, Thank you for your review and choosing Original Sokos Hotel Ilves! I'm happy to read about your stay with us. A warm welcome again! Best Regards, Anna/Reception Original Sokos Hotel Ilves

Reviewed 26 October 2018

The location of the hotel was very good. As well as the service. However, the room was not clean as there were some sticky stains on the floor and the bathroom left a lot to wish for. If there were not these issues with cleanliness,...More

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Response from Ilves_Tampere, Reception at Original Sokos Hotel IlvesResponded 31 October 2018

Dear Vanha_reissaaja, Thank you for your feedback. I'm truly sorry there were issues with cleanliness. I will forward this message to our housekeeping manager to make sure this will not happen again. I do apologize for any inconvenience but still, we would love to see...More

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Hi, you should be able to pay your breakfast with the Scard if you have earned points = euros from other Hotel visits. Breakfast is also included in some room rates.
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"MItä ylempää sen parempi, liikennemeluakin on vähemmän."
1 Jun 2018
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"Superior Twin rooms with the view towards the river are very nice"
9 Mar 2018
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"Higher floor - quiet, and a good view."
30 Nov 2017
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"Stay at another hotel"
8 Oct 2017
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