Tampere is one of the most popular destinations in Finland for families with children, so there are plenty of hotels that are suitable also for the smallest ones.
The tallest hotel of the country, Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Tampere, provides an amazing view over the city and rooms with an extra bed are available at an additional cost. The child guests also get a small welcome gift and they can borrow toys and books. A playing room is available in the summertime and small train fans can spot trains at close distance.
Another good alternative when travelling with kids is Lapland Hotel, located close to the Moomin Museum at Tampere Hall. This hotel charms small and big guests with its Lapland-themed interior decoration. The hotel restaurant Dabbal has been praised as really child-friendly and there is only a short walking distance to the downtown area.
Scandic Tampere Koskipuisto is located right in the heart of the city. Guests under 13 years of age can stay for free and they also get a welcome gift. There’s a lot to do outside the hotel as well, since one of the best playgrounds in the city, the Pikku Kakkonen park is right around the corner.
Scandic Rosendahl by the lake Pyhäjärvi is a great place to overnight especially in the summer. The swimming beach Pyynikki is only a stone’s throw away from the hotel and the Pyynikki Observation Tower, famous for its doughnuts, isn’t far away either. And if the plans include a visit to the Särkänniemi Adventure Park, the closest hotel is Scandic Tampere Hämeenpuisto on the park boulevard Hämeenpuisto.
Close to the popular Pikku Kakkonen playground and Koskipuisto park families with children get to overnight nicely Apartment Hotel Tampere MN. The hotel has well-equipped, peaceful apartments with a fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and dishwasher. The shops and services of the city centre are also within walking distance.
Whenever you are in Tampere with your family, you can enjoy Omena hotel’s amazing location in the heart of the city. The spacious rooms are perfect for families and can fit up to four persons. Every room is equipped with a fridge, microwave oven and water boiler.
If it rains, a spa hotel is always a safe bet for having fun with the family. Holiday Club Tampereen Kylpylä is a spa hotel built in the premises of a century-old cotton mill, so it offers also industrial heritage in addition to the lakeside sceneries and various pampering treatments. Scandic Eden Nokia in the neighbouring city of Nokia has versatile water slides and water play areas, offering lots of fun for the little splashers of the family.