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Mattarahkka - Northern Light Lodge

Nordkalottvagen, Kiruna 981 00, Sweden (Formerly Mattarahkka Northern Lights Sami Lodge)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stayed here early March 2014 - Saw the Northern Lights from the Hotel Grounds. The Hotel is very clean and comfortable and an ideal location for trips out - We visited the Ice Hotel, did Dog Sledding, and went in to Kiruna to eat and explore. The breakfast is fresh and there is a good choice, there is a great... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Fortunately, we didn't get the hotel we wanted in Abisko, but were re-directed to Mattarahkka. I have stayed in some very friendly B&Bs in the past, but rarely had quite such a warm welcome. This is even more remarkable given the turnaround, you'd think that with people coming and going every day, despite there being only six rooms, they wouldn't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We arrived at the lodge and were immediately impressed with the whole set up and beautiful location. Miko the owner welcomed us, what a lovely guy, and we were given our arctic wear. The lodge only has 5 or 6 guest rooms and we were delighted with ours. They have a little staircase which leads to a mezzanine area where... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We were ever so slightly disorganised coming there, with regards to what we wanted to do and see, but the owners and their staff were ever so helpful and we ended up having a fantastic time! Comfy beds, great, fresh breakfast selection, gourgeous dogs ;), breathtaking environments and even though Mikko didn't manage to convince my hubby that he should... More

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We stayed at Mattarahkka Lodge having booked through Weekend a la Carte for their Northern Lights break. We can see why this company chose the Lodge for us. The additional snowy experiences were suggested and booked by Weekend a la Carte, through Mattarahkka Lodge and the pleasant and efficient Mikko. As a consequence we had a night-time snowmobile-pulled sled ride... More

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Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed at The Mattarahkka Lodge for two nights as a surprise for my Husband. On the first night we went out on snowmobile sleds through the dark forest to the frozen river in search of the Northern lights, and were lucky enough to see them. The lodge is comfortable and our hosts, Mikko and Sofia are very friendly and... More

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stayed at Mattarahkka for 2 nights, and can't fault the service we received. The lodge was always clean and warm, the food was good, and the staff friendly and helpful. I recommend the snowmobiling and dog sledding trips. The hot-tub is a great way to relax in the evening. We have lots of happy memories of our all too... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We (two couples) stayed here for 3 nights at the start of January with the hope of seeing the northern lights. We booked the trip through an agency in the UK which also included various trips - snowmobiling, trip to ice hotel, husky dog sledding, use of sauna and hot tub. All the trips were excellently organised and the hot... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I have not had a holiday in 3 years and was really looking forward to seeing the Northern Lights and having a relaxing...pampered time. Paying £230 a night my wife and I thought we would get this after reading trip advisor for the reviews on this hotel. How wrong we were. This is the most expensive hotel I have ever... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

I booked to take my husband on a surprise 50th birthday trip to Swedish Lapland via Weekend al a Carte. After much consideration I opted to stay at the Mattarhakka Lodge for the duration of our stay (3 nights). We had a fantastic time and were really well looked after by all the great staff there. It's quite a simple... More

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Address: Nordkalottvagen, Kiruna 981 00, Sweden (Formerly Mattarahkka Northern Lights Sami Lodge)
Location: Sweden > Norrbotten County > Kiruna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
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