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Akaskero Nature Resort

Akaskerontie 480, Akaslompolo 95970, Finland
Akaskero Nature Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Onex, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

went there to enjoy a wonderful experience with 3 friends and my girlfriend for a 5day husky tour (the advanced one) we are around 30 years old pros: friendly guides (Steffy was awesome) amazing dogs chalets are amazing (ask for them); decent room, big living room with a fire pit, your own sauna, pretty romantic food is decent the price... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I will make it short : I did some husky tours before in Canada and this was my first time in Finland. The resort is great and the staff very friendly and helpful. The food was nice too for that kind of resort. We chose the accomodation in a chalet and it had a private sauna and a fire pit... More 

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Essex
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The Austrian owner works closely with the German travel agencies which is why 90% of the guests are German. This is the base camp for the various tours that are done. The rooms are basic (wait till you go on the tours, then they will be heaven!). No hairdryers, TV etc. Hot water is not guaranteed unless you get in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This should be given the classification as an activity. The main business here is the week long husky tours. Its the main business here. It is pricey but its cheaper than anything else of comparison. You will have a fabulous adventure. . http://www.akaskero.com/ My only problem is that most of the customers are German speakers.The guides are multi lingual. If... More 

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Hasselt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Fantastisch remote location. THE cabins are very cosy with their own sauna and à big pile of snow on the roof. Everyone very friendly, food was fine. The three day husky tour was super , THE wilderniss cabins basic but very authentic and with à Great Guide and a super group of fellow participants a trip to remember. Als the... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

I came for a week (2 nights in the lodge, 3 nights on the dog sled trail, 1 night back in the lodge). Got picked up at the airport, got driven to the lodge, orientation session. All our outdoor clothes were ready for us. We were introduced to our guide, Ramona, who was very friendly and professional. Our trip on... More 

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La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2011

We spent a wonderful week during our honeymoon in Äkäskero... All the staff is very friendly and is doing his best for your confort. We had the chance to have a big room with a wonderful view on the lake. The atmosphere in the lodge is very warm and friendly, with a feeling of ski-classes... We made a tour of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2010

friendly people who try to accomodate all the needs of their guests.... hotel is in the only one their, about 20 min to Äkäslompolo and to the dog centre where the majotity of the dogs are located. International group of mushers, very nice and knowledgable. Sled had to be modified, since I have a handicap... no problem for them. If... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2008

We just returned from a fantastic week at the Äkäskero Nature Resort in Finish Lapland on the Swedish border. The hotel can only booked as an all inclusive package with winter activities such as snowmobile tours and husky mushing. The lodge is in traditional Finish style with 18 small rooms and 5 log cabins. There is also a traditional sauna... More 

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