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SnowCastle of Kemi

Kauppakatu 29, Kemi 94100 , Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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182 reviews 182 reviews
27 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Excellent place to stay, especially if you combine it with the Sampo Icebreaker! Unique, and well run. You'll be toasty but yet surrounded by ice sculptures and snow! Definately eat in the Snow Restaurant as the table and seats are solid ice (Seats covered in Reindeer fur), so quite fun especially for the kids. There is play area complete with... More 

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Szekesfehervar, Hungary
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

If you travel to Lapland you must visit the snow castle of Kemi, because it's a unique sight in the world. Anyway Kemi would be a boring town for a tipycal tourist but if you would like to get know Finnish culture you will fall in love with this small Lapish town.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Was in Kemin in 2010 as an Erasmus Exchange Student. I was lucky to be there during the snow castle season. I went to the annual opening and it was amazing. Returned there a few days later to visit the all Castle and it was incredible and unique. Never seen anything like that and never will see it again, as... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

One of the famous attractions in Kemi during winter is the Snow Castle, which is rebuilt every winter with a different architecture. Inside the hotel Inside the castle, there is a snow hotel, a snow restaurant, and a snow chapel. Right through the castle there are fantastic ice sculptures and carvings on the snow walls. Every year there is a... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

We visted for a single night over New Year's. It was a unique experience that we will talk about for years to come. I recommend the dinner option and staying for a single night in the ice hotel and combine your visit with a night in town and going on the Sampo Ice Breaker. Excellent trip for a short break... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I had a wonderful experience in the Snow Castle Hotel. At 9pm, some ladies would give you instructions on how to use the fleece bed and the... I was pleasantly surprised as I thought that we would be sleeping on ice,, but it was a nice soft bed. The toilets are outside the hotel. It was -30deg that night and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Snow Castle should not be considered as a hotel but rather an attraction which also includes accomodation. And though personally I spent a terrible night and had a very bad sleep, I am still very happy to have experienced this place because it's once in a life time kind of experience and I would recommend this place. Once you arrive,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

The Snow Castle in Kemi is open during the day as a touristic attraction, and there are some rooms in the castle that can be booked as a hotel. The hotel is small and can lodge few people. We were 8 or 9 guests at the night I spent there. It gave me the sensation of a very exclusive experience.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011 via mobile

We stayed in the snow castle in kemi- great experience and the castle and ice sculptures are amazing! Slept surprisingly well in -5degrees thanks to an arctic sleeping bag and lots of layers! The early morning trip to the toilet was not fun though- my boots had frozen to the floor in the night! Word of warning- there is VERY... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2010

I can not say anything, you have to see it and spend a night there on your own!!!

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Address: Kauppakatu 29, Kemi 94100 , Finland
Location: Finland > Lapland > Kemi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 21
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