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. Hotel’s mascot, Onni the Squirrel, occasionally visits the hotel, and a children’s TV channel is available in hotel rooms free of charge. Explore more about the hotel’s services for families here.
Another good alternative when travelling with kids is Lapland Hotels Tampere, 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. The rooms can accommodate up to 5 people in the same room. The hotel has a swimming pool and a playroom for children, but there is plenty 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. You can read more about the hotel’s services for families here.
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. You can read more about Rosendahl’s family services here.
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.
Forenom Aparthotel Tampere City offers apartments of different sizes and levels. The well-equipped, spacious and quiet rooms are located on the 3rd to 7th floors of the building. Most rooms have a fridge, microwave, coffee maker and kettle, toaster and tableware. There are also two storey kitchens (on the 3rd and 4th floors) and a shared laundry room in the basement. Särkänniemi Amusement Park is within walking distance of about one kilometer from the aparthotel. Check out more about rooms here. Forenom Aparthotel Kaleva is a new apartment hotel in the Kaleva district of Tampere, about 3 km from the city centre. The sizes of the apartments vary from studio to triangle. All apartments are fully equipped, so you can stay comfortably for one night or even months. Pets are also allowed in the apartments at an additional cost. You can read more about the hotel here.
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.