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Kirkenes Snowhotel

1.0 of 5 Specialty Hotel   |   Radius Kirkenes AS | Gabba Reindeer and Husky Park, Kirkenes 9915, Norway
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bergen, Norway
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113 reviews 113 reviews
34 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must do if you visit Kirkenes during the winter time. The Snowhotel is made of 15 tonnes of ice and decorated by Chinese ice specialists. Itโ€™s hard to describe how beautiful the Ice-bar and rooms are so take a look at my attached photos! Ice-bar serves ice cold Vodka in glasses made of ice! After visiting the... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In the most amazing location, the Snow Hotel is a feat of engineering which only lasts for a few months and gets rebuilt for next winter. Visit the reindeer and see the albino close up. The 150 huskies add to the ambience! Have a walk around, a light snack or a drink in the heat or in the ice bar,... More 

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Hartford cheshire
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100 reviews 100 reviews
53 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thank you for having us we had the best time ever! Ok so you dont sleep much but thats because everyone is so busy making new friends, looking at the northern lights,the dogs,the reindeer, the cooking, the eating, the sledging, the skidooing.....need i say more. What a fabulous experience! Great facilities and the best staff in the world!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We just returned for a trip celebrating my husband's birthday. I am a pretty seasoned traveler, I typically gravitate towards luxury and I almost never write reviews, but I feel compelled to write about this place and experience. The Snow Hotel is beautiful and something to see - the artistry (and engineering!) is incredible....and yes sleeping in -4C with shared... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What, I hear you say, โ€˜You awarded five stars for a chance to survive a night in an igloo-style bedroom, where the temperature remains a constant -5 Celsius?!โ€™ Yes, but it is not that simple. There is so much more to the Kirkenes Snow Hotel than simply bundling up in a voluminous sleeping bag for the night. To put it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are like us who would like to stay within the premises of the Snow Hotel but are afraid of the cold, you may consider booking their cabins - made of wood with heated floors, and a clear glass window to view the auroras (if they come out). The cabin comes with two comfortable beds, bedroom slippers, towels and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was just built around a week and every room has its own theme. Just stayed a night and we were given a sleeping bag on top if the mattress laid over the ice block. Trust me , the sleeping bag really kept us warm and had good sleep. The hotel has the adjoining sauna and shower facility. Do... More 

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Surrey
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113 reviews 113 reviews
29 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at the Snowhotel were very welcoming and it's a fascinating building. Now well outside Kirkenes rather than the original location, we were told that it is rebuilt every year by Finnish/Russian snow hotel specialists using a snow cannon to create the right kind of snow and to build a structure over inflated room "moulds" in a month. A... More 

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sussex
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you find your self this way at all, I know that's a big ask but it's worth an extra night on your cruse, with dog sleighing on sight it makes a great extra night. The rooms are sparce with no doors, sleeping bags are the order of the night ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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Monroe, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in the Snow Hotel in December 2014 and were very pleased! The staff members were friendly and skillful at their work, and they went out of their way to make our stay pleasant. For example, our tour company incorrectly identified some of our outings, through no fault of the Snowhotel. The employees of the hotel,... More 

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Address: Radius Kirkenes AS | Gabba Reindeer and Husky Park, Kirkenes 9915, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Kirkenes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:1 star — Kirkenes Snowhotel 1*
Number of rooms: 21
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