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Mattarahkka - Northern Light Lodge

Nordkalottvagen, Kiruna 981 00, Sweden (Formerly Mattarahkka Northern Lights Sami Lodge)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We booked this holiday through weekend a la carte and it was from start to finish a fantastic experience. The travel arrangements worked like clockwork, accommodation whilst perhaps some would consider basic was excellent. The staff were hospitable and very friendly and could not do enough for us. The ski-mobiling and sled dog trips were included and were highlights of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stayed 3 nights at this lodge and loved every minute. The owners and staff were very helpful and friendly. Whilst one could not say that the lodge was luxurious, it was warm, cosy and comfortable. The lodge is located just outside of Kiruna and ideally placed for all the activities we participated in. Added to which, there was no... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We booked a 3 night trip with weekend a la carte including snowmobiles , dog sledding , and the sami experience . All the excursions were excellent and very well organised.We especially enjoyed the Sami experience which was very interesting. All the staff at the lodge are friendly and very helpful and made you feel like a home from home.... More 

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Havant
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I suppose it is inevtable with this kind of holiday, that your satisfaction will be magnified tenfold if you get to see the aurora. Well, we did, so it was BRILLIANT! Having said that, we would have been happy even without that fantastic spectacle. This was our fourth year of trying, twice in Norway, once in Finland without previous success,... More 

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Wigton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We booked a duel site trip with Week a la carte. Mattarahkka was our second stop. The rooms were perfect. for our needs, clean & warm. Hot drink on tap 24/7. Sauna beautiful to ease achy muscles. Staff helpful, knowledgeable & friendly. All excursions were excellent & transfers seemless. The snow mobiling was from the front door which was great.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Just returned from a stay here, combined with a trip to Abisco. Yes the room are on the small size but this is an Arctic Lodge after all. The rooms are clean and the staff are extremely willing and helpful, nothing is too much trouble.Hot tea and coffee available through out the day. This is an excellent location to do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We came here from Abisco (which was fab) the welcome was very friendly & we were immediately kitted out to go on the snowmobiles from the front door. After a great 4 hours of beautiful scenary we returned to a hearty stew & then shown to our room. Small & perfectly formed - all you need for an activity base.... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It was a fantastic experience. We felt very well looked after throughout, and met some lovely people who genuinely care about providing a fantastic experience. Miko and Sofia are excellent hosts, and make every effort to make you feel warm and comfortable. The setting is amazing...miles and miles of wilderness as far as your eyes can see. I would advise... More 

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Polegate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Stayed here in January 2015, following a trip to Abisco. Everyone was very friendly, welcoming and willing to help. The rooms are smart and clean, if a little small. The Lodge is modern and comfortable. There are always hot drinks and biscuits on the go. The atmosphere is very relaxed and the evenings were spent watching the Aurora and chatting... More 

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stayed here last weekend and can highly recommend it. Miko and his partner are wonderful hosts and every member of staff is helpful, pleasant and all go out of their way to help. They have managed to create a lodge which is very welcoming and calm. Despite it being a busy 4 days we felt immediately relaxed as soon as... More 

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