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Santa Claus Holiday Village

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3.0 of 5
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Tahtikuja 2, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
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Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Rovaniemi
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thunder Bay, Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In spite of a gloomy rainy evening ( no darkness in mid June) we enjoyed our spacious clean and modern cabin. The sauna was a wonderful end to our day after our long trip! Highly recommended to spend at least one night at the village.

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Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful village! We had such a nice stay stay in Santa Claus Holiday Village. If you travel to meet Santa Claus - a must is to stay in Santa Claus Holiday Village. There are cosy apartments with sauna, Christmas tree, sledge :) you can find a Santa Claus during breakfast. I would love to go back there someday

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Scherpenheuvel, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice cosy, spacious, clean room with finish sauna in the bathroom. Breakfast was everything wat we needed. The room had a small kitchenette. It's also not that far away from the official Santa's airport in Rovaniemi. The village itself is nice to have a walk trough the shops.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely place to visit.Various shops,restaurants to visit.Atrip isn't complete without a visit to Santa Clause himself(expensive but worth the money).The area feels really festive,elves very welcoming.visited just before Christmas and was really excited.Yes I was with no children,but the grown ups had amazing fun,once in a life time experience so go for it.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The good part is that they are 3 min drive from the airport and has a free shuttle. The village is on the highway and abt 7 km from Rovaniemi. So there is nothing within walking distance. The rooms are stark with no toiletteries and housekeeping is done only with a charge - after charging 4 star rate for the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This place is truly magical my children had the best time we stayed there in Dec 2014! We were greeted by elves when we landed our elf was Snow Princess :) It is a must if you can ever make it there, we went with Thompson we did activities every day the elves adventure is a must! Snowmobile riding is... More 

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Stay here when I was visiting my daughter in pori, it was a long drive to Lapland from pori, but well worth it. The accommodation was fabulous, very clean and well equipped. We ate in restaurant on our first night, the food was great but it was expensive. Unfortunately, due to the time in the season a few of the... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Traveling with young kids (2, 5 and 7 in our case) is not always easy... but our stay at Santa Claus Holiday Village proofs that it's worth it. Great helpful staff (special mention to Kati, but the whole team, and obviously Markus and Inga well deserve a big "thank you"). Nice packages where you can experience the best of Lapland... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Normally I write about the hotel facility and environment in the review. This is the first time I write about the bed, as this is remarkably good that it leaves a really good remark on my memory. The beds in the holiday house is heavenly comfortable. It is so comfortable that I thought I was lying on the snowy mountain... More 

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SCHV-Staff, Omistaja at Santa Claus Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello from Santa Claus Holiday Village. Dear Trip Advisor user pseudonym Vivianne T. Thank you very much about your feedback. We highly appreciate all our guests feedbacks and we read them all very carefully. That`s really great to have your amazing feedback, you melt our hearts. Hopefully we will see you some day again at our guests. Best Regards owners... More 

Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The highlight of my visit as regards amenities was the cabin, which was so comfy, and with its own sauna. I would recommend taking some food with you, as it is self-catering. I was only there for a couple of days, so used the onsite restaurants, the best of which is undoubtedly the Kotahovi, which really excels in its lappish... More 

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SCHV-Staff, Omistaja at Santa Claus Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hello from Santa Claus Holiday Village. Dear Trip Advisor user pseudonym Helen K. Thank you very much about your feedback. We highly appreciate all our guests feedbacks and we read them all very carefully. That`s really great to have your amazing feedback, you melt our hearts. Hopefully we will see you some day again at our guests. Best Regards owners... More 

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