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Welcome to the spa hotel by Lake Saimaa!

Best Western Spahotel Casino is located on an island in the center of Savonlinna. Crossing a wooden bridge will take you straight to the Market Square and the heart of the city of Savonlinna. Train and bus stations are also within walking distance.

Best Western Spahotel Casino offers relaxation in various pools, including an outdoor swimming pool. Enjoy the warmth of a Finnish sauna or a Turkish steam bath. Spa visits are included in all room rates.

The hotel provides 81 rooms where you sleep surrounded by a clean lake environment. All rooms have a shower, toilet, telephone, hairdryer, mini-bar, flat screen TV, Internet access and air conditioning. The hotel is entirely non-smoking. The majority of the rooms offer a magnificent lake view and a balcony or patio. The hotel has two spacious family rooms (with beds for 5 guests), a suite and room with a private sauna.

The hotel restaurant Amanda, with its terrace, provides an intimate atmosphere and a possibility to enjoy the lake view, changing with the seasons.
Both vacationers and business travelers thrive by Lake Saimaa. The hotel
also offers good facilities for meeting and conference guests.

The city of Savonlinna by Lake Saimaa is known as a comprehensive event destination, with the opera festival setting the standard. The medieval castle Olavinlinna is the number one attraction, and inland lake cruises take you on a familiarization tour of Lake Saimaa. The nearby Punkaharju rigde area offering beautiful views, Linnansaari national park and Kerimäki church are all worth visiting.
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    • • 100% non-smoking hotel
      • On-site restaurant
      • Complimentary breakfast
      • Cocktail lounge
      • Indoor swimming pool
      • Swimming pool services
      • Sauna
      • Spa
      • Whirlpool
      • Fitness center
      • Elevator
      • 24-hour Reception
      • Multilingual staff (English, Finnish, Swedish)
      • Late check-out
      • Safety deposit boxes
      • Children's play area
      • Cable or Satellite TV
      • Postal services
      • Meeting room
      • Cycling
      • Billiards / Snooker
      • Hiking
      • Nature reserve
      • Fishing
      • Jogging
      • Heating poles
      • Free parking
      • Outdoor parking

Area Info


.01 kilometer(s) from Savonlinnasali, concert hall, seats 800

.01 kilometer(s) from shore, beach at lake

.20 kilometer(s) from train access

.50 kilometer(s) from night club, dancing

1.00 kilometer(s) from Savonlinna Opera Festival, annually in July

1.00 kilometer(s) from Savonlinna theatre, open air (summer) and indoor theatre

2.00 kilometer(s) from Riihisaari

2.00 kilometer(s) from Olavinlinna Castle

.30 kilometer(s) from pharmacy

.30 kilometer(s) from market place, fresh food, souvenirs

.50 kilometer(s) from shopping centre, Kastelli, Sokos


100 m: Savonlinnasali (Savonlinna Hall)
1 km: The Savonlinna Opera Festival, annually in July
1 km: The Savonlinna theater
2 km: Riihisaari island
2 km: Olavinlinna medieval castle
35 km: Punkaharju ridge area
Recreational activities in Savonlinna
Hotel spa, swimming pools, whirlpools, sauna
0.5 km: Fishing
0.8 km: Bowling
8 km: Ski resort, Ruunarinne
8 km: Horseback riding
13 km: Golf course 

Other points of interests

The building of Olavinlinna, the northernmost medieval castle in the world, began in 1475, to repel Russian attacks from the east and to guarantee the control of the Savo region for the Swedish Crown. Olavinlinna castle is open all year round. Public events are organized in the castle in connection with the Opera Festival in July:

Cruises on Lake Saimaa
Scenic cruises around Savonlinna on board the white are memorable experiences. Regular boat traffic cruises get you even further.

Lusto, The Finnish Forest Museum. Punkaharju.
Lusto exhibitions, collections, events, demonstrations and theme days illustrate the significance of the forest and woodland to life in Finland.

The Punkaharju ridge area national landscape is definitely worth checking out.


The hotel restaurant Amanda provides a romantic and intimate setting. In the evenings you can dine off the à la carte menu, including local specialties such as vendace, a type of freshwater whitefish.

Different set menus are offered, in addition to the regular à la carte menu, during the Opera Festival season.

In the summer guested are served on the gorgeous summer terrace. The shade of the linden trees, right on the water's edge, provide a cool setting even during the hottest days of summer. Time goes by unnoticed, from light evenings until darker nights, while enjoying a nice meal and the atmosphere of the International guest harbor.


All necessary meeting services are provided on the premises of the Best Western Spahotel Casino. Make a reservation via the hotel sales department; with one call you can reserve meeting and catering services, accommodation, recreational activities, spa treatments and lectures.

Meeting rooms can seat 10 to 80 guests. All rooms are provided with basic conference equipment:
- Projector
- Big screen
- Special equipment according to needs

Sales department: Tel: +358 (0) 15 7395 430, e-mail:

Map and Directions

From the south: Pass the entire center by driving along Olavinkatu or the parallel street. In the roundabout, before reaching the Kyrönsalmi bridge, take the second exit to the left to Kasinosaari, (sign: Kylpylä Casino, Savonlinnansali, Kasinosaari) towards the Best Western Spa hotel Casino.

From the east: Pass the Kyrönsalmi bridge, and immediately after the bridge, in the roundabout, take the first exit to the right to Kasinosaari, towards the Best Western Spahotel Casino.


Kylpylaitoksentie 7
57130, Savonlinna, Finland

  • Phone: +358 157 3950
  • Fax: +358 157 3950

Hotel information

  • GPS latitude: 61.87071
  • GPS longitude: 28.889344
  • Number of Guest Rooms: 80
  • Non-smoking Rooms: 80
  • Check-In: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Pets allowed, with limitations, one room for guest with dog or cat


  • • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • >• On-site restaurant
  • >• Complimentary breakfast
  • >• Cocktail lounge
  • >• Indoor swimming pool

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