Original Sokos Hotel Arina in Oulu

Jan 11, 2019 4:24:55 PM

Original Sokos Hotel Arina

Original Sokos Hotel Arina is a classy and lively hotel in the heart of the city of Oulu. The hotel has its benefits being situated between two great landmarks of the city; on one side there is the pedestrian street Rotuaari with its famous meeting point Pallo, and on the other side rises the brand new Shopping Centre Valkea.


The seven-storey hotel itself has 260 cosy rooms, including 3 great suites and rooms with a private sauna and jacuzzi.
There is a gym room free of use and a playing room for children in the hotel, and in the lobby you ́ll find a small shop selling local goods and snacks.

Sauna at Sokos Hotel Arina.


The hotel has four popular restaurants: Southwestern-style Amarillo, Frans & Cherié Bistro (known before as Fransmanni, totally renovated and re-opened in August 2016), Grill It!- restaurant with a char grill and Vanha Paloasema Bar with live music on the weekends. There are also two beautiful cafeterias Coffee House and Makia right next to the hotel.
New Ristorante Rosso has also been opened in Shopping Centre Valkea – there we have a special pizza oven which is heated by wood. There is also a new Scandinavian style Restaurant Veranta on 3rd floor in the hotel, which is a place to enjoy the hotel breakfast. Otherwise Veranta is open on request for groups and events.

Restaurant at Sokos Hotel Arina.

Meeting facilities

Original Sokos Hotel Arina has its new, stylish and modern meeting facilities in the Shopping Centre Valkea 4th floor, and in the conference area you ́ll find beautiful surroundings suitable for 6-200 people. 

Information: Original Sokos Hotel Arina

  • Founded: 2003
  • Season: all year
  • Accommodation: a total of 260 rooms, of that 30 superior rooms, 3 suites and 4 brand new Theme rooms Routa and Luoto. For more information: www.sokoshotels.fi/en/oulu/sokos-hotel-arina/roomdetails 
  • Room equipment: All rooms are equipped with parquet floor, safe box, ironing equipment and air conditioning. Additional equipment varies according to the room type
  • Restaurants & Bars: Restaurant Amarillo, Frans & Cherié Bistro, Restaurant Grill-It!, Vanha Paloasema Bar, Coffee House, Cafeteria Makia, Ristorante Rosso (in Valkea)
  • Spa & Wellness: guest saunas, 1  private sauna to rent for 10 - 12 people, gym room available to hotel guests free of charge
  • Note: Distance to next supermarket 50 meters; dogs allowed; parking places available; playing room for children available
  • Distance to airport: Oulu 15 km

Contact: Original Sokos Hotel Arina

Original Sokos Hotel Arina
Teija Neuvonen
Pakkahuoneenkatu 16, 90100 Oulu
Tel. +358 (0) 50 913 2000

Destination: Oulu

Being the fifth largest city in Finland, Oulu offers its visitors plenty of tourist attractions and year-round activities. Oulu is the biggest urban centre in Northern Scandinavia and 250.000 citizens are living in the Oulu region. In Oulu region, you can create a versatile vacation by combining urban pleasures with activities in arctic nature. The center of Oulu is full of nice shopping opportunities with a great accommodation and activity services.

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