Spa Hotel Rauhalahti
AddressKatiskaniementie 8 KuopioSee nearby area
Lonely Planet review
Though it feels a bit faded in parts, this still makes a great place to stay, largely because of the huge scope for activities here. The spa complex is good (available to non-guests for €12), and the rooms are spacious, with low beds and decent in-room facilities. In the same complex is the cheaper Hostelli Rauhalahti , with simple Nordic rooms and full use of the hotel’s facilities, as well as Apartment Hotel Rauhalahti which has excellent modern pads with all the trimmings, including (for not much extra dough) a sauna. There are some excellent family packages offered on their website. It’s 5km south of town; take bus 7, or it’s €20 in a cab.
Our independent authors have visited Spa Hotel Rauhalahti and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Kuopio.
Description provided by property
This spa hotel is beautifully situated by Lake Kallavesi, 5 km outside Kuopio. It offers free Wi-Fi, indoor and heated outdoor pools, as well as a very large smoke sauna.
TVs, minibars and free toiletries are provided in all Spa Hotel Rauhalahti rooms.
Leisure facilities include saunas, hot tubs and a gym. There is also an aqua fitness pool and a kiddie pool with a water slide. Guests can book herbal baths, peat treatments, massages and facials.
Active types can try Hotel Rauhalahti’s climbing wall or rent skis, snow shoes and sledges. Staff will happily arrange nature trips and boat safaris on request. Snowmobile and quads are also available to rent.
For entertainment, Rauhalahti has a karaoke night club and regular live music. The 4 on-site restaurants offer both traditional Finnish and international dishes.
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