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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
    4.5 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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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for 5 days in February 2015 , had a fantastic holiday all the excursions were great, Kate the rep was wonderful really helpful and fun as well . Seeing the aurora boralis was the most wonderful experience and I recommend that you should go when you can .also stayed in a igloo overnight , give it a go

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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 Stuart W. We are so pleased to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and found our staff warm and welcoming and that you saw the Northern Lights deep in the heart of the Arctic Circle. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a four-night stay at the Davvi - comfortable but nothing fancy. The staff were all lovely and very helpful. The food was fine (despite all the negative reviews) - hats off to chef Dragos for the variety. Good, sustaining meals to keep out the cold: salads, soups, two choices for main course and he bakes lovely cakes! Only... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Your kind comments regarding our chef Dragos has been passed on, we are pleased that you enjoyed the wholesome food that was on offer for all our guests. With regards to your comment about the plumbing, please be assured that your second report regarding the issue was addressed with maintenance and we are sorry that... More 

grimsby
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm, comfortable and adequate. Get to the restaurant early though or the food is cold and there are no staff to serve you, because they are eating themselves. However the activities are great if a little expensive. Added bonus though we got to see the Northern Lights twice. I would probably return to take the kids.

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future with your children. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay in this hotel for 7 days from the15th March 2015 as a Transun Aurora Hunter holiday package. The hotel is fairly basic but comfortable but we don't come here for a five star hotel experience. We joint this tour to see the Northern Light and we were not disappointed, we were privileged to see the light 7 nights... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our hotel, while simply furnished, is well maintained and is an ideal base for undertaking various Arctic activities during your stay. Furthermore, with walking trails behind the hotel up to a fantastic vantage point, our hotel is ideal for those wishing to watch... More 

Cumbria, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For us this holiday was all about getting to see the northern lights and we weren't disappointed. Our holiday was a seven night stay at the Davvi Arctic Lodge in Karesuando Finland which we booked through Transun. We found the room was adequate for our needs, no tea or coffee making facilities (more savvy travellers had brought their own kettle... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to read you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and that you particularly enjoyed the unique location of our hotel on the Finnish/Swedish border and were able to see the Northern Lights during your stay in a remote, wilderness and un-commercialised location. More 

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