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Davvi Arctic Lodge

Kasivarrentie 3771, Karesuvanto SF-99470, Finland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oppdal Norway
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98 reviews 98 reviews
43 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the border between Finland and Sweden there is a small place Karesuando. And there in the middle of nowhere is a special hotel, or lodge, called Davvi Arctic Lodge. When we planned travelling by car from Tromsø, via Finland and Sweden, Karesuando was a good place for stopping over. The hotel has British owners and staff from East Europe.... More 

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Arne D for your review. Although our hotel is much quieter in the summer months, we still endeavour to ensure exceptional service for our guests and we are pleased to read that you enjoyed our hospitality. More 

Gloucester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled as a Transun Aurora Hunter, had a brilliant week in glorious sunshine. All the activities were enjoyable with snowmobiling being my personal favourite. Stayed in a cabin which was great. Really warm, in fact I turned the heating off at night because it was too hot. Food is tasty and varied, remembering where you are. The Northern Lights were... More 

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us. With our hotel located on the Official Northern Lights Route we are in the perfect, wilderness location to witness the Aurora Borealis and are delighted to read that they put in a performance every... More 

North Devon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A five day stay in the main building was warm, cosy and entertaining even for our real purpose of seeing the Northern Lights. Food was adequate but the organised activities were well thought out and enjoyable. The extra curricular activities are a bit expensive but well worth doing (dog sledges by night on a frozen lake with the "Lights" an... More 

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. As we are located on the Official Northern Lights Route, our hotel reception are more than happy to place any guests on our Aurora Alert SMS system, whereby guests are alerted to any Northern Lights activity via mobile throughout their stay in resort. More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Hotel perfect for adventure,great setting . Clean rooms , warm and comfortable great food friendly helpful staff. Adventures great all the guys are very friendly and helpful , husky musing and snow Mobil trips so good we booked extra trips. Reindeer trip a bit of a let down but tranquil .we saw northern lights 3 nights out of 4

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving a review. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and especially the unique location of our hotel on the official Northern Lights route and were able to see the Northern Lights on a number of occasions during your stay. More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My family and I visited this hotel over the Christmas break and I feel it is important to feed back our disappointment at the standard of the accommodation provided. I have been waiting to hear back from the agent we booked the hotel through which is why it has taken so long for me to complete this review. We resided... More 

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

It is extremely disappointing to read your review. However it is worthy of note that we do advertise our hotel as simply furnished, and decorate our hotel in the typical Scandinavian way. We regularly undergo health and safety and hygiene checks, which includes the kitchen. Any maintenance issues that are reported to our reception are immediately dealt with. We are... More 

Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We got assigned to the room in the main building below the restaurant. Firstly, the room is big, but old and dirty. I believe is wine stink on sofa, spider nets can see from the curtain poll. Secondly, the hot water shower only lasting 2 mins, after 2 mins the water just turn cold. when outside is only -11 degree,... More 

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

We are sorry to read that you were disappointed with your room at our hotel. All our rooms are clean and well-maintained by our housekeeping and maintenance staff. We ask for any guests to report any issues that they may have with their room to reception, allowing us to then address and fix the problem. We are pleased to read... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

If you are young at heart and enjoy a thrill on your holiday, then Davvi Artic Lodge is for you. Mush your own team of husky's across a frozen Lake, or drive a snowmobile across the snowy fens. Perhaps the Northern lights will be kind to you and a shimmering, celestial light show will weave across the night sky, leaving... More 

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review Susan D. We are pleased to read that due to the remote, wilderness location of our hotel, you were able to enjoy a number of winter activities and were witness to the spectacular phenomenon, which is the Northern Lights. And that you also enjoyed the traditional Finnish drink Gloggi, a firm favourite of ours... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Just got back from 5 days staying at the Davii Arctic Lodge. We had a great time. The hotel was great, warm, clean and comfortable. The staff were polite, helpful and friendly. We had some great adventures in a fantastic, beautiful place. Can't wait to do it again next year.

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Karen W. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back next year! More 

Newcastle upon Tyne
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I can only say good things about this hotel and the NothernLights trip that we did through Transun. We were a party of 7 and had 4 adjoining rooms downstairs in the hotel. The rooms were warm and comfortable, we had a problem with a radiator in one of the rooms and it was fixed within minutes of mentioning it... More 

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Gosforth Traveller! We are pleased to read that you found our rooms comfortable and enjoyed the food in our restaurant. We endeavour to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for our guests of all ages and pleased that you and your party were of no exception. With our hotel located on the official Northern Lights... More 

rutland
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This was a trip of a lifetime for us and didn't disappoint. We stayed in a cabin which was incredibly warm, had to turn the heaters down, and had it's own sauna. Took a kettle after reading previous reviews and proved its worth.. Bed really comfortable and scenery and stillness wonderful. Dragos the Rumanian chef did a brilliant job with... More 

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SantaSafariManager, General Manager at Davvi Arctic Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed the unique location of our hotel on the Finnish/Swedish border and took a short walk across the border to visit the Sweden’s northernmost church, which we agree, is stunning. The remote, wilderness location of the hotel is perfect for witnessing the... More 

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