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Get an overview of this hotelRiverfront hotel with pool, in center of Tampere

Near Tampere Hall

This 19-story waterfront hotel is in the heart of Tampere. The University of Tampere is 0.5 mi (0.3 km) from the hotel. Tampere Hall, a major congress and concert center, is 0.7 km (0.4 mi) away.

Restaurants, nightclub

Original Sokos Hotel Ilves offers three restaurants, a pub, and a nightclub - all non-smoking. An indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center are also on site. River views. Garage parking.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

This Tampere hotel has 336 guestrooms with contemporary Scandinavian style. All are smoke-free and include complimentary wireless Internet access, satellite TV, and coffee/tea makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options include Restaurant Masuuni, serving Italian-Scandinavian cuisine; Fransmanni, for French cuisine; and the casual Amarillo, featuring Tex-Mex favorites such as fajitas, nachos, and burritos. The hotel also offers a British-style pub and a popular nightclub with live entertainment and dancing.

For recreation and relaxation, Original Sokos Hotel Ilves offers an indoor pool, fitness center, and sauna. A business center and 9 meeting/conference rooms are also on site. Garage parking is available for a surcharge. This Tampere hotel is smoke-free.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Number of floors - 19 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Total number of rooms - 336 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bidet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pay movies 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

Amarillo - Tex-Mex food is served in this relaxed atmosphere, with an emphasis on fun.

Masuuni - Italian and Scandinavian dishes are served in this modern restaurant every evening.

Fransmanni - Provençal dishes are served in this rustic French style restaurant for lunch and dinner.

Pub Ukko Nooa - British-style pub serving light fare and a wide selection of beers.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: EUR 10 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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