Founded in 1775, Tampere is the third largest city in Finland. It is comfortably located between two lakes – Näsijärvi and Pyhajärvi. The territory of the city is divided into two parts by the Tammerkoski River. At the beginning of the 19th century, the territory went to the Russian Empire, which was part of until 1918. Hotels in Tampere and its surroundings welcome tourists throughout the year. The city is famous for its hockey traditions. In summer, travelers prefer museums, recreation parks and visits to religious sites.
- 1 Where to go in Tampere?
- 2 Where to stay?
- 3 Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Tammer
- 4 Holiday Club Tampereen Kylpyla
- 5 Lapland Hotel Tampere
- 6 Original Sokos Hotel Ilves
- 7 Courtyard By Marriott Tampere
- 8 Scandic Tampere Station
- 9 Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Tampere
- 10 Scandic Rosendahl
- 11 Forenom Aparthotel Tampere City
- 12 Scandic Tampere Hameenpuisto
- 13 Scandic Tampere Koskipuisto
- 14 Kokoushotelli Murikanranta
- 15 Original Sokos Hotel Villa
- 16 Norlandia Tampere Hotel
Where to go in Tampere?
The city has created 20 museums of different orientations. There is the only Lenin Museum operating abroad, an exposition center dedicated to the history and development of world espionage, a unique museum of the work of Tove Jansson – the author of fairy tales about the Mummy Troll family.
Among the cultural events, the annual Gothic festival “Lumos” is interesting, which takes place simultaneously with the metal festival in Tusk. Real connoisseurs of musical Gothic gather here. Särkänniemi Amusement Park is open throughout the year. On its territory there is a dolphinarium, an art museum of Sarah Hilden, attractions and entertaining sculptures.
The city has preserved a large number of religious buildings. Among them:
- Cathedral – the main Lutheran church in Finland;
- old church (1828);
- the only Orthodox church in honor of Alexander Nevsky (1899);
- modern temple of Kalev (1964).
Where to stay?
Tampere hotels offer guests of the city comfortable rooms of different price categories. A small overview will help you choose the most convenient of them at the location.
The six-story Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Tammer was built in 1920. It combines classics and modern comfort. Celebrities stayed here, as the hotel employees are happy to tell. The infrastructure includes covered parking, a sauna, a summer terrace and a winter garden. The restaurant serves traditional cuisine and homemade wine. The hotel is located in the city center within walking distance of the main attractions. There are 87 rooms to choose from.
“We always stay at this hotel. Arranges the location, breakfast, cozy rooms. There is a large children’s playground nearby. Place in the covered parking lot – 18 euros, in the underground – 27 euros per day» Tatyana
The hotel spa is located on the shores of Lake Näsijärvi in the historic Lapinniemi district. Under the hotel converted the old buildings of the cotton spinning factory, which was built 100 years ago. It offers rooms in all price ranges, including budget apartments. It is possible to book a holiday with a visit to the water park (included in the price). À la carte restaurants are available. The centre of Temper is served by a bus (stop next to the hotel). Travel time is 10 minutes.
“Not bad at all for the money we paid. In the parking lot there are 6 stations for charging electric vehicles. Parking is covered. If desired, all tourist facilities can be reached on foot» Natalia, Latvia
The hotel is located in the immediate vicinity of the Tampere Hall, the Moomin Troll Museum, the central street of Hhameenkatu. All Lapland hotels are decorated in eco-style. In the interiors there is a lot of wood, skins, stone. The restaurant is located almost under the roof of the house. The menu includes traditional dishes of lenison, mushrooms, salmon. Panoramic windows offer views of the city.
“I liked the room made in an authentic style and the sauna located next to the room. The restaurant works only on orders, even an omelet or scrambled eggs will have to wait until they fry. The hotel is clean, well-groomed, the lighting is carefully thought out” Ilya, Russia
Comfortable hotel complex occupies a 19-storey building. It offers rooms of different price categories, a menu of four restaurants, a sauna with a swimming pool, breakfasts in the format of a buffet. Original Sokos franchise hotels have an environmental certificate, most of the rooms are hypoallergenic. Staff will always tell you what to do in Tampere. At the reception there are booklets with routes for jogging through the Arboretum Dendrological Park or hiking in the Payanikki Park. At the reception there is all the information about the events taking place in the city, excursion tours, the work of entertainment institutions.
“Very right hotel. We were settled before the 15.00, for which a huge thank you to the staff. The room was on the 9th floor. There was a stunning view from the windows. Loved the comfortable beds. Very tasty breakfasts” Alex M. Ukraine
The hotel is a multi-storey building 200 metres from the University of Tampere. It offers a round-the-clock reception, restaurant, comfortable rooms,fitness center, bar. Private parking is available. Food can be ordered with delivery at any time of the day. A continental breakfast is served daily. Nearby are Tampere Hall, bus station and Sorsapuisto Park.
“New hotel with clean cosy rooms. There is a kettle, iron and coffee machine. There is a beautiful view from the windows.” Eugenia
Close to the railway station and the shopping area of Tampere is the large Scandic Tampere Station. Guests are invited to choose from 200 rooms. On the ground floor there is a restaurant, a lobby bar, a cozy terrace. The Cathedral and Tammerforshallen are within walking distance. Nearby there is a park with jogging tracks and cycling trails. Breakfast can be ordered in three versions: Swedish, gluten-free, vegan.
“Loved the interior of the hotel and the rooms. Huge bathtub and panoramic windows. The railway platform is just a 2-minute walk away. Breakfast is served with a wide range of dishes. It is very quiet and pleasant to relax here” Ekaterina, Russia
The new hotel complex is located in the immediate vicinity of the railway station. It is built in the form of a 25-storey tower and is a favorite stop place for musicians coming to the Gothic festival. For guests and residents of the city there are three restaurants, under the roof there is a terrace and a bar. The proximity to the railway played a role in the interior design of the hotel. For example, breakfast is served in the atmosphere of an old depot. Unique architecture and original design solutions make this place popular among tourists.
“We liked the original decision of the developers to turn the old depot into a comfortable hotel. The “candle” building can be seen from afar. We had a beautiful room with comfortable beds and a wonderful view.” Cyril
The modern hotel complex is located on the shore of Lake Pühajärvi. Nearby is Payiyunikki Park. The city centre is a 10-minute drive away. Thanks to the large number of rooms,each guest can choose something special for himself. Part of the windows overlooks the lake, the other half to the park. Fans of active leisure activities come here. On the territory there is a swimming pool, a squash field, a fitness center, a sauna, at the reception you can take any sports equipment. The Summer Theatre is open in the park.
“The hotel is more like a holiday home. A lot of families with children come here. It is especially crowded on weekends. Directly from the sauna you can access the Winter Garden. From the railway station to the hotel walk half an hour or take bus number 25” Max
The property is located on Hhameenkatu’s main street. From here all roads lead to the main attractions of Tampere. Within walking distance – cinema center Plevna, bus station, railway station. Guests take care of the meals themselves. There is special equipment for cooking. Upon check-in, each guest receives a pin code from the door of the room.
“Not cheap for an apartment but the location is quite justified by the cost. The room has a kettle, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker. The beds are comfortable. Evening tea oftening was arranged on a large balcony” Galina, Russia
The hotel is a relatively affordable hotel next to Hhameenpuisto Park. The seven-storey building has 178 rooms. In five of them you can stay with pets. Spacious rooms,sauna, grilled dishes have made the place popular with guests of the city. Tampere Main Street is a 4-minute walk away. Near the theaters, recreation area of the Park Payiyunikki. Breakfast is served in the restaurant, but is not included in the price. Bicycles can be rented at the reception.
“Great location. We walked to the amusement park and back. We stop for the 3rd time. On our last visit we included breakfast in our stay. It turned out to be very convenient” Elena
Another Scandic franchise hotel is just a 5-minute walk from the train station. The seven-storey building was built taking into account modern comfort and the requirements of eco-standards. Breakfast is included in the price. At the request of guests, a set of products is issued at any time of the day at the reception. At the disposal of travelers 2 saunas, a large and children’s pools. Public transport stops near the hotel. From here you can go to any end of the city to visit the sights. Booklets with a list of museums, places of worship and natural areas are at the reception.
“Very nice hotel, attentive staff. Loved the breakfast, sauna and pool.” Svetlana
Kokoushotelli Murikanranta is located in the natural area of Teralahti. On the shore of the lake there is a private beach, the whole territory is in the forest. The hotel specializes in conferences and provides a full range of services for customer companies. There is a spa with hot tubs, a restaurant prepares dishes with local products, and a sauna. Tampere city centre is 36 km away. The main clients are Finnish citizens.
“Amazingly compact spa. Morning treatments cheered up for the whole day. Staff surprised by bringing welcome drinks. Breakfast time was set with our wishes” Tiina, Finland
The hotel of the Brand Original Sokos was created in the premises of the former barn. It is located in the center of Tampere. A distinctive feature of the brand is the creation of original interiors. Scandi, minimalism and loft styles are mixed here. The result was a very nice hotel with a comfortable room, restaurant and recreation area. Breakfast is served buffet style and there is a bar in the evenings. Within walking distance are the railway station, the cultural center Tampere Hall.
“Very good location. Parking is a bit expensive. Breakfast included in the price is decent enough” Luke, Hungary
The hotel is located on the campus of the University Hospital. The city centre is 3 km away. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The lobby bar is open around the clock. The hotel has a large sauna. Within walking distance is the Kauppi Sports Park.
“Do not pay attention to the fact that the hotel is equipped on the territory of the hospital. There are very comfortable rooms, and from Friday to Sunday free parking. The restaurant has a tolerable menu. Transport to the center runs regularly» Alex, Latvia
When choosing, it is worth considering that the closer the hotels are located to the center of Tampere, the more expensive the room will cost. The exception will be the hotels of the Brand Scandic Tampere. According to tourists, they most coincide with the parameters for price and quality.