Hotel Kalevala

Top choice hotel in Kuhmo
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Built in the shape of the Kalevala kokko (eagle), this striking wood-and-concrete building 4.5km southeast of central Kuhmo is the area's best place to stay. Most of its 47 warm-hued rooms have lake views, and the hotel takes full advantage of its gorgeous setting with a relaxing Jacuzzi and sauna area with vistas and plenty of activity options year-round.

Rowboats, canoes, SUPs (stand-up paddleboards) and bikes are available for hire. Its restaurant serves local and international dishes. The property neighbours the Kuhmon Talvisotamuseo Winter War Museum.

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Quick description

This hotel lies on the shore of Lake Lammasjärvi, and offers free WiFi in the main building, a gourmet restaurant with lake views and a variety of activities for guests. Each guest room at Hotel Kalevala includes a seating area and satellite TV. Many rooms face the lake. Hotel Kalevala's wellness area offers 4 saunas, 2 hot tubs and various massage facilities and treatments. Other facilities at Hotel Kalevala include a lounge with fireplace and a bar. In summer, meals can be taken out onto the terrace. The nearby beach has a barbecue area. Hotel Kalevala provides organised activities such as husky safaris, guided snow mobile,and ski trips. During Christmas, guests can take part in Santa Claus Adventure walks. The nearby Kalevala Sports Centre has a gym as well as tennis and beachvolley courts. Petola Nature Centre is less than 5 minutes’ drive away. Hotel Kalevala provides free private parking spaces on site. Vuokatti Ski Resort and the Angry Birds Theme Park are 60 km away.

Important information

Reception opening hours are: 07:00-21:00. Guests arriving outside these times should contact the hotel in advance. Contact details are provided in the booking confirmation. The organised activities are at an additional cost and need to be pre-booked. Please contact Hotel Kalevala for further details.

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant


  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Heating
  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Lift


  • Parking
  • Open-air bath
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Canoeing
  • Skiing
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Cycling
  • Ski school
  • On-site parking
  • Hiking
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Sun terrace
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Designated smoking area
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Fishing
  • Live music/performance
  • Family rooms
  • Walking tours
  • Tennis court
  • Tour desk
  • Wifi
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Private beach area
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Bike tours
  • Bridal suite
  • Allergy-free room
  • Terrace
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Cctv outside property
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Gift shop
  • Beachfront
  • Snack bar
  • Smoke alarms
  • Bbq facilities
  • Ski storage
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Children's playground
  • Ski equipment hire (on site)
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Packed lunches
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet services


  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Car hire
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Laundry


  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Massage


  • Private parking


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Free WiFi available