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Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere

4-star4 stars
Hatanpään Valtatie 1Tampere33100Finland

4-star hotel with 3 restaurants, near Tampere Cathedral
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast and free WiFi
Great pool
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Awesome vibe
Great location
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From 722 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere

from $138
  • Standard Room
  • Superior Room

About Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere

Rising 19 stories along the river, this central Tampere hotel is 0.5 km (0.3 mi) from the University of Tampere. Tampere Hall, a major congress and concert center, is 0.7 km (0.4 mi) away.

Hotel Features.
Original Sokos Hotel Ilves offers an Italian-Scandinavian restaurant, a French café, and a casual eatery serving Tex-Mex favorites. A British-style pub features a wide selection of beers. The hotel's nightclub is a Tampere hotspot for live music and dancing. The hotel also features an indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center. There are 9 meeting/conference rooms available for business and group gatherings. Garage parking is available. Original Sokos Hotel Ilves is smoke-free.

Guestrooms are decorated in a contemporary Scandinavian style. All include complimentary wireless Internet access and satellite TV with pay movies. Coffee/team makers and in-room safes are also provided. Bathrooms include makeup/shaving mirrors, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. No rollaway beds are available.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 336 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 19 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Nightclub
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 9
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Restaurant Masuuni - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open select days.

Fransmanni - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Amarillo - This restaurant specializes in Tex-Mex cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Pub Ukko Nooa - Onsite pub.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key (nogle), a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere’s small print

Also known as

  • Ilves Sokos Hotel
  • Original Sokos Ilves
  • Sokos Hotel Ilves
  • Sokos Hotel Ilves Tampere
  • Sokos Ilves
  • Sokos Ilves Tampere
  • Sokos Hotel Tampere
  • Original Sokos Hotel Ilves Tampere
  • Original Sokos Hotel Ilves
  • Original Sokos Ilves Tampere


Parking height restrictions apply.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge

Self parking costs EUR 21 per night

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 10 per accommodation (may vary based on length of stay)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere


  • Tampere Cathedral - 11 min walk
  • Aleksandterin Kirkko - 15 min walk
  • Tampere Art Museum - 21 min walk
  • Kaleva Church - 23 min walk
  • Nasinneula Tower - 29 min walk
  • Sarkanniemi - 29 min walk
  • Koskikeskus - 4 min walk
  • Stockmann - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Tampere (TMP-Pirkkala) - 19 min drive
  • Tampere Station - 5 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 197 reviews

Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere
Very good hotel
Very good hotel, excellent and friendly service. The room was clean, very comfortable. Breakfast was very rich with many choices. The reception was helpful in findings restaurants and place to jog in the morning. I would be happy to come back.
A Traveler, gb1 night business trip
Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere
Ilves Tampere - Excellent
Clean rooms, good service and well located. Rooms are well maintained and clean with free WiFi, well stocked minibar and decent bathroom. Right in the centre of Tampere - 5 minutes walk from the railway station. Underground parking available.
Stewart, gb1 night business trip
Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere
Very Good8.0
Business as usual
Business as usual
Barry, gb4 night business trip
Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere
Friendly hotel near the centre
I had two one-night stays, with different rooms. Both were clean and spacious with a comfortable bed and good walk-in shower. Reception staff were friendly and efficient, breakfast was excellent. I used the restaurants on both evenings, both served excellent food.
A Traveler, gb1 night business trip
Original Sokos Hotel Ilves, Tampere
Nice hotel in best location in town.
Uneventful but pleasant. How a business trip should be.
A Traveler, gb2 night business trip

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