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Original Sokos Hotel Ilves


A legendary part of Tampere’s hotel scene and urban landscape since 1986

  • A legendary landmark by the rapids

  • 336 rooms brimming with Tampere atmosphere

  • Ball Room and adaptable conference rooms

  • Three restaurants and a pub, nightclub and spa

  • Koskikeskus with 90 stores in the same building

Original Sokos Hotel Ilves is a legendary Tampere landmark situated right by the Tammerkoski rapids, in the bustling heart of the city. Ilves has a comprehensive service offering, which includes conference rooms, the Ball Room, a scenic banquette room, three restaurants, a pub, a nightclub, a gym and the Ilves Spa where the water remains at 32 degrees throughout the year. There is also a shopping centre in the same building. One could call the hotel a 19-story house of events. The offering takes into account the individual needs of conference visitors, restaurant patrons and hotel guests.

The hotel is uniquely located between two lakes while simultaneously being right in the middle of a shopping cluster. The best Tampere has to offer awaits right outside the hotel while the Koskikeskus shopping centre with its 90 stores is situated in the same building. Arriving at a hotel with such a central location is simple as the public transportation stops are all within a few blocks and you can drive your car directly into the hotel’s garage.

For meetings and conferences the hotel complex offers adaptable spaces that are suited for both small workshops and large-scale exhibitions. Ilves offers all its guests modern and luxurious comfort and real Tampere experiences with a welcoming service.

What is on offer?

High-quality lodging, meeting and event services, spa, restaurants and lively experiences by the rapids.

Did you know?

The 19 floors of the hotel contain 336 rooms, including the President Suite, 8 Junior Suites and Superior Rooms. The large number of rooms enables up to 800 lodgers.

Tex-mex restaurant Amarillo, Rotisseur restaurant Masuuni & Bar, Pub Ukko Noa, Ilves Bar & Night nightclub, Ball Room, scenic banquette room, conference rooms and the offering of an entire shopping centre within the same property.