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Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna

Saariselantie 13, Saariselka 99830 , Finland
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Saariselka
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was small, but ok. The bed wasn't super comfortable. The food was fine for a hotel, but nothing special. Everything about my experience was 3 star. I did think the bar had a very nice atmosphere and the location of the hotel is superb. If I came to town again I would try out another option.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two nights at the Riekonlinna in Saariselka. Fairly basic. Nothing wrong with it, comfortable beds. Food okay. Bar okay. Not a wine drinker's hotel. Reasons to stay there are Northern Lights and snowbike safaris (and cross country skiing, if you're into that). This was a business trip and the hotel has an excellent presentation auditorium.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here over Christmas with Santas Lapland holidays. The hotel is nothing special, but no real complaints. The bar was expensive by UK standards, but only to be expected for this part of the world.The hotel it self was clean and tidy, with a decent shower, had interconnecting rooms, which, if travelling with others is a really good idea. Beds... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed in the hotel in February. Reception team was nice, breakfast was very nice, appreciated gluten-free offer. I did not like the bathroom- quite old, definately not rated for 4 stars hotel. The sauna in our room was great ( dont expect hot room 80-90 deg.). Maximum 65 deg, but it was still nice after freezing cold weather and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My fiance and I stayed here as part of a Thomson package holiday 14th-17th December (we are a couple in our early 20s with no kids). After reading the reviews, we knew that we weren't expecting 5* luxury. We didn't expect to spend much time in our room, so this didn't really matter. Whilst the communal areas of the hotel... More 

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Nokia, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I stayed 3 nights in a room located at the mainbuilding, I think it might have been listed as "superior room". Mainbuilding and hotelarea is a bit dated, as is the room. There room needs to have more lights, and perhaps some general updating. Sauna is a nice bonus to have, just enough room for two persons to get warm... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We booked this hotel through Thomson, they have it listed as "The Hotel Snowflake." We had very high expectations as a couple of years ago we travelled with them to Yllas, Akaslompolo, in the "Snow Elf", and had an amazing time. We booked a five night trip from 24th December 2014. The flight was slightly boring and dull this time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Stayed at this hotel for 3 nights with Santa's Lapland over the Xmas period. Booked the 'type D' room which is well worth the extra money. Located in a block just behind the main hotel the rooms were spacious with a kitchenette and your own personal sauna located in a large bathroom. Yes it was a small walk into the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed here for christmas, arrived Christmas Eve for 5 nights, there was 6 of us as a family we were giving 2 rooms so me and my husband had to sleep in separate rooms for 5 nights over christmas was pretty miserable! The rooms were tiny an not very clean the beds we were told are changed every 3... More 

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Huntingdon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

From the outside the hotel looks lovely and it's in a good location, near the few shops and restaurants in Saariselka and best of all only a few minutes walk from the toboggan run. We went over Xmas and it was Thomson's Snowflake Hotel at that point with a Thomson kids' entertainment team which was great. The communal areas of... More 

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