Rising 19 stories along the river, this central Tampere hotel is 0.5 km (0.3 mi) from the University of Tampere. Tampere Hall, a major congress and concert center, is 0.7 km (0.4 mi) away.
Original Sokos Hotel Ilves offers an Italian-Scandinavian restaurant, a French café, and a casual eatery serving Tex-Mex favorites. A British-style pub features a wide selection of beers. The hotel's nightclub is a Tampere hotspot for live music and dancing. The hotel also features an indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center. There are 9 meeting/conference rooms available for business and group gatherings. Garage parking is available. Original Sokos Hotel Ilves is smoke-free.
Guestrooms are decorated in a contemporary Scandinavian style. All include complimentary wireless Internet access and satellite TV with pay movies. Coffee/team makers and in-room safes are also provided. Bathrooms include makeup/shaving mirrors, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. No rollaway beds are available.