Tahko Ski Resort has been welcoming guests since 1968. Since then, all hotels in the city and the surrounding area have been trying to maintain the service at the level of international standards. Each hotel has rooms of different price categories, starting with suites and ending with hostels. The most popular are budget apartments located directly in the resort part. It unites the two cities of Nilsia and Kuopio,the surrounding area between them. The international airport is located in Kuopio.
Hotel infrastructure of the resort
Since the slopes were equipped and lifts were carried out, resort hotels began to appear actively. Accommodation is offered by 800 different hotels. Options are very diverse:
- large complexes with several hundred rooms;
- cottage settlements and separate villas built in a natural area;
- apartments of budget and elite levels.
Tahko is actively developing summer sports. There is a golf club with an 18-hole course, routes for ATVs are laid, equestrian sports are developing. Recently, kayaking, rafting, mining biking have become popular.
In the heart of the ski resort, the city of Nilsia, there is a comfortable hotel complex of the Sokos brand. Slopes, ski lifts, trails – are in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. In summer, golf lovers come here. A field is nearby, and time and equipment can be booked at reception.
Rooms of Standard, Suite (for large companies), family, Superior with their own sauna are prepared for guests. There are two rooms on the ground floor, equipped for the stay of disabled people. Sokos hotels are large complexes, on the territory of which there are 2-3 restaurants. In Break, you can have lunch and dinner at Hillside (breakfast is also served here) and Pizza Breikki, and in the evenings you can have a drink in the lobby bar. In the lobby there is a grocery mini market and a burger shop.
“If you go to the slope through the bridge and the lake, you will get not far. Very convenient block placement system. Immediately from your body you can go to the track or treadmill. There is a sauna with a small pool. In the lobby there is a good café, a restaurant where breakfast is served. A large number of dishes are served for every taste. There is a kettle in the room and there are always bags” Ekaterina
It will take an hour’s drive from Kuopio to find yourself in this cozy hotel. It is located in the heart of the Tahko ski resort, near one of the slopes and 400 meters from the ski lift. Guests are offered double, quadruple and family rooms. It offers stunning views of the lake and the mountain. Pets are welcome (at an additional cost). Issues with food guests decide on their own. There are many restaurants, cafés and shops in the area. On the ground floor near the reception there is a small bar. Tahko Water Park and Spa are just 300 metres away. There is also a children’s adventure park. Parking is free. In the next house there is a pizzeria and a confectionery shop. There are many restaurants in the area that work with food delivery to order.
“Nice aparthotel with spacious and clean rooms. We lived on the ground floor and went outside right through the balcony. There was a separate exit. Slopes, trails – everything is nearby. Very convenient” Maria
The aparthotel is located on the shores of Lake Syvyari. To the nearest ski lift on the slope of 400 m. Rooms are designed for 4 people, each has a sauna. Guests take care of food in the summer, in winter there is a restaurant where you can order à la carte dishes. A shared kitchen is available for cooking. The hosts leave tea and coffee for guests. All other products can be bought in the store, opposite the entrance. For drying ski clothes and shoes is a drying cabinet. Rooms have fireplaces. Stock of firewood – in a box near the door. In summer, lovers of fishing and hiking come here. In winter – fans of alpine skiing. To pay for accommodation came out cheaper, you need to book a room in advance. The code from the doors comes by SMS and e-text.
“We loved the house itself, its interiors with fireplaces and proximity to the slope. The kitchen has everything, even a dishwasher. Everything is clean, neat” Irina
The hotel complex is a cottage village. According to tourists, it is better to settle in them in large friendly companies. Although for two here will be quite convenient. It is located on the shores of Lake Syvari in the town of Nilsia. In summer, golf lovers will find a well-groomed 18-hole course, a tennis court. In winter – all the delights of skiing, fitness center. Tahko hotels are famous for their interiors with fireplaces. They are a kind of visiting card of the hospitality of the resort. Travelers have repeatedly noted in the reviews a pleasant pastime near the home after a long skiing. The restaurant prepares dishes of national cuisine. The bar is open only in summer.
“The cottage is very roomy and cozy. It has a spacious living room with fireplace, kitchen-dining room, glazed terrace, sauna, cozy bedrooms. We stayed with a company of 6 people with children. We cooked ourselves, went to the supermarket in Nilsia for food” Anastasia
The cottage village is a 10-minute drive from Nilsia and 3 kilometers from the center of the ski resort of Tahko. Log cabins are built in a forest area on the shores of Lake Syuvari. There are ski, hiking and cycling trails in the area. In winter, a free bus runs from Nilsia. The proximity to the resort center allows guests to take part in all the activities held there. In summer, each of the cottages has its own water area, pier, boat and barbecue area. For guests there are 2-3-bed houses, family chalets and cottages for a large company.
“I want to note a very convenient location between the houses. Neighbors are almost inaudible. We rested in winter. A running track is laid right on the ice of the lake. Very convenient – I left the house and immediately to the track. And in the evenings – hot sauna” Olga
Five-storey apartments are located on the territory of the ski resort of Tahko. The nearest airport is Kuopio Airport (55 km). The brand new hotel has been welcoming guests since 2009. It is built opposite the water park, and its rooms have a star status. A quiet place with free parking was chosen by Finnish tourists who do not want to spend large sums on accommodation. Kitchens are equipped in each room, there are balconies, sauna. Ski equipment can be rented and there is also a special storage room for sports equipment.
“Neat apartment, nice view of the slopes, nice beds, quiet and peaceful house, suitable place” Etelä-savon, Finland
The beautifully equipped chalet is located on the shore of the lake among birches and pines. In summer, people come here to fish, sunbathe on a private beach, walk on foot. The remote area is absolutely deserted. There are no noisy entertainments, only peace and quiet. In winter, cross-country ski trails are laid in the district. The nearest ski lift No6 is 1 km from the hotel. In summer, vacationers can play golf. The field is 300 m from the villa. Guests are offered 6 separate bedrooms, a common living room, kitchen, sauna, free parking. Kuopio Airport is a 30-minute taxi ride away.
“We had a rest in the summer. Private beach, no one else. Only guests. On the territory there is a comfortable grill area. The owners give out all the necessary equipment. Dining room and kitchen are shared, lounge too. In the evenings, everyone went to the sauna together” Olesya, Belarus
The property is set within 300 metres from the centre of Tahkovuori. It offers comfortable rooms with an equipped kitchen. Guests can prepare their own meals or order breakfast, lunch and dinner at the nearby restaurant of the Tahko Spa Centre. Nearby there is a café “Hunajan Pisara”, which serves excellent coffee and delicious pastries. After breakfast, guests can go to the nearest slope for cycling (summer) and skiing (winter). In the evenings, they will enjoy a varied entertainment program in the pub “Karhu”. The apartment is marked with 4 stars of comfort. Free parking is available near the building.
“We lived for a week, we were very satisfied. For a small family – this is a great option. The kitchen is fully equipped. There is a balcony with outdoor furniture. After skiing – sauna. The drying cabinet came in handy, too. We walked to the ski lift. The journey took 10 minutes. A golf club is very close by. It will be necessary to return here in the summer” Tatiana, Russia
Very bright villa with spacious bedrooms is located 400 m from the center of Tahko. The house is completely surrounded by forest, through which there are ski trails and hiking trails. Guests prepare their own meals. To do this, there is a fully equipped kitchen with a set of dishes and tableware. In the yard you can put a car for free. Classic two-storey Finnish house is recognized as one of the most comfortable places for family holidays. The owners specially decorated the interior in the style of “home eclecticism”. It offers 6 bedrooms, a shared living room, dining room, kitchen and sauna. You can come with a group of friends and have fun celebrating some holiday, for example, the New Year.
“Stylish, nicely decorated and spacious for a large family. All the basic services nearby» Hannele, Finland
Private small hotels in Tahkovuori are popular with the local population and are practically unknown to foreign travelers. In fact, they are cheaper, and the service in them is better. In apartments or cottages, the tourist is his own master. It will always be met by the owners and placed at any time of the day. In large hotel complexes, check-in and check-out are carried out at a clearly specified time. Not all go to meet the vacationers and settle ahead of schedule. Small private owners do not have such problems.
Tahko is a ski resort. There are no special sights and historical sites. People come here to play sports, learn to ski, master mountain cycling routes. For those who come by car, it is worth considering accommodation in cottage settlements. Those who arrive on vacation and use public transport, it is better to settle closer to the ski lifts.