Sigir 2002


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In Tampere

The organizers have reserved rooms at the hotels mentioned below. To obtain the special conference rates, bookings must be made on the special registration form (see registration). If rooms are not available in your first choice hotel, a reservation will be made for your second choice. Buffet breakfast and Finnish sauna are included unless stated otherwise. The room rates are quoted per night per room, including taxes (VAT 8 %). When booking a double room (two persons, two beds) please give your room mate's name. Please make your room reservation as early as possible. We cannot guarantee rooms for late registrations.

All accommodation costs will be paid at check-out directly to the hotel. All hotels require a credit card number when making the hotel reservation. They will debit you one night 's accommodation if you have not cancelled your reservation in advance. All Sokos Hotels will charge the first night's accommodation to your credit card about two weeks before arrival. It is non-refundable in case of a cancellation. Please, make sure you advise your time of arrival on your registration form. If you arrive later than 6 pm and you have not informed Tampere Conference Service or the hotel about a late arrival time, your booking cannot be guaranteed and the cancellation fee (one night) will be charged.

Hotel Classification *- ***** by Tampere Conference Service gives you an idea of the hotel's standard. Classification is not related to any other rating system and is not an official rating.

Sokos Hotel Ilves ****
This 18-storey hotel is first class accommodation situated in the heart of the city. The rushing waters of the Tammerkoski rapids and natural scenery are part of the hotel milieu. The hotel is adjacent to the Koskikeskus shopping centre. No extra beds are available. Distance to Tampere Hall: 1 km.
Price: EUR 99 single room, EUR 109 double room

Ramada Hotel Tampere ****
The Ramada Hotel Tampere is a high-level business hotel situated in the centre of town, just across the street from Tampere Hall. Room service and laundry services are also available. Distance to Tampere Hall: 200 m.
Price: EUR 100 single room, EUR 116 double room

Scandic Hotel Tampere ****
A high standard hotel located on the main street in the city centre across from the railway station. Distance to Tampere Hall: 700 m.
Price: EUR 81 single room, EUR 90 double room

Scandic Hotel Rosendahl ****
A high-class lakeside hotel situated on the outskirts of the city in the middle of Pyynikki Park. Excellent for those who want a peaceful and quiet location surrounded by the delights of nature. City bus stop in front of the hotel, good parking facilities. Distance to Tampere Hall: 3,1 km.
Price: EUR 81 single room, EUR 90 double room

Sokos Hotel Tammer ***
A traditional hotel surrounded by a park in the heart of the city. Hotel Tammer is one of the oldest hotels in Finland. Inside the hotel new and old are combined in an innovative way. The hotel and its restaurants gives you a glimpse of the splendour and elegance of the 1920s. Distance to Tampere Hall: 1,3 km.
Price: EUR 94 single room, EUR 104 double room

Sokos Hotel Villa ***
A cosy and warm-hearted hotel, offering a friendly and special environment. The hotel, built in an old grain storehouse, is located by the Tullintori commercial centre. Restaurant, lobby bar, pub. Distance to Tampere Hall: 200 m.
Price: EUR 89 single room, EUR 99 double room

Hotel Lapinkaari **
Hotel Lapinkaari is a non-smoking economy class hotel near Lake Näsijärvi. Bathroom in every room, TV-rooms and kitchenettes on each floor. Single and small double rooms have adequate furnishing, but are basic accommodation. No telephones in the rooms. There's a bus stop just outside the hotel. Distance to Tampere Hall: 2 km.
Price: EUR 55 single room, EUR 70 double room

Accommodation in Helsinki

Would you like to see the capital of Finland while you are here? Tampere Conference Service can book you a hotel in Helsinki. Please contact us by e-mail or fax and indicate the price range or hotel category required and also the date and time of arrival (if after 6 pm). We will make the reservation for you and let you know the details of the hotel in the letter of confirmation. Payments are made directly to the hotel on departure.
There is a room reservation fee of EUR 12 per room.