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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 30, 2012

A fantastic holiday booked through "Activities Abroad" who were excellent. After a direct flight from Gatwick, we were met at the airport and taken to the hotel. Even though it was after 10.00pm (plane was delayed) they served a lovely 3 course dinner for the group (we were booked half board). The room was warm and comfortable and staff were...

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Leyland, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 23, 2012

We went with Activities Abroad to Search for the Northern Lights. Unfortunately they didn't show because it was cloudy and relatively warm (between -10 and -20C. However this really didn't spoil the holiday. The hotel is very, very good; welcoming with good food and rooms with saunas and wood burning stoves. The activities provided by Snow Games were really good...

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1Thank Mike H
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 31, 2011

Luosto is great if you wish to snow-mobile and husky safari but if you are going for the northern lights then forget it, you will have more chance of seeing Santa Claus fly past you on his sleigh. The people whilst friendly are clearly frustrated at having to answer the constant queries of disillusioned tourists looking for the lights. I...

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5Thank harveyr60
Norfolk, UK
Reviewed March 1, 2011

We have just got back from a fantastic week in Luosto. We booked through Activities Abroad, direct flights from Gatwick to Kittila and a week half board at the Aurora Chalet Hotel. The whole thing was simply fabulous. Activities were all booked with Snow Games (local company - opposite the hotel) via Activities abroad, the highlight of which was the...

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7Thank Strawson
UK
Reviewed February 22, 2011

My partner and I stayed here for a week in February 2011. It is a small, cosy hotel and each room has its own sauna. We paid a little extra and had a woodburner in our room which was brilliant - especially when the temperatures outside were down to -40 degrees. All the hotel staff were very friendly and helpful...

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5Thank AggieUK
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 1, 2011

My husband, daughter (22 yrs) and I have just come back from an amazing week at the Aurora Chalet. Thanks to Activities Abroad, every thing surpassed our expectations, from the moment we landed at Kittila, to the very moment we took off again. The room was spacious, spotless and very well equipped, nothing was too much trouble for staff, everyone...

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5Thank pbjpoole
Norfolk
Reviewed February 15, 2010

We had such a wonderful time staying at the Aurora Chalet. Although we didn't get to see the Northern Lights, we were'nt disappointed at all. Very friendly staff, warm and cosy rooms, with sauna en-suite In fact, missing the lights this time around means we have a perfect excuse to go back.

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3Thank CazAllen
Cornwall
Reviewed February 15, 2010

As with previous reviewers we went on an Activities Abroad holiday to the Aurora Chalet. The hotel is great, food good, staff extremely efficient and friendly and the booze isn't as expensive and Norway. The Aurora text alarm worked well and we did manage to see the Northern Lights on our last night. All the activities arranged by Activities Abroad...

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4Thank Ziglynda
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 5, 2010

We booked our trip through Activities Abroad. Half board basis with activities included in our package. Everything was fantastic, the hotel (Aurora Chalet), the food, the service, the location! WOW! Great place for kids of all ages to try new and exciting things from snow shoeing to husky sledging! Unfortunately we only saw the northern lights from our plane window...

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2Thank mrsrads
Barnsley
Reviewed December 29, 2009

My partner and I recently travelled to Lapland with Activities Abroad with the hope of seeing the Northern Lights. It was a truly wonderful trip. We had the pleaseure of staying in the Auora Chalet in Luosto, Lapland. The hotel is small (only 26 rooms) but very BIG on giving excellent servce. The staff were helpful, friendly and nothing was...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Unique Arctic Glass Igloos with glass ceiling and walls anta's Hotels has built 10 entirely new kind, lavishly appointed glass igloos in Luosto by Santa's Hotel Aurora. Rooms have been introduced in February 2015. Santa's Hotels' glass igloos are intended for year-round use. The new glass-roofed, arctic view rooms offer a whole new opportunity to experience Lapland, the ever-changing nature by bringing it closer than ever. Staying in these rooms a unique landscape of Luosto presents itself outside the windows every day in a new way. Northern lights, midnight sun, autumn colors and winter polar night are nearby and you can experience them while enjoying the comforts of a hotel room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa's Hotel Aurora

Address: Luppokeino 1, Luosto 99555, Finland (Formerly Aurora Chalet)
Location: Finland > Lapland > Luosto
Price Range: $91 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Santa's Hotel Aurora 3.5*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Aurora Chalet Hotel Luosto
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“Try an igloo room”
 of 5 bubbles S1851YTrobertp, Jan 26, 2017 | Read review
“Upper room got better view”
 of 5 bubbles joeljalan, Feb 19, 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms might be best if the Aurora shows up but, other than that, I couldn't see any point in worrying about room placement.”
 of 5 bubbles 642gillr, Jan 28, 2016 | Read review
“A North facing room so you might see the lights.”
 of 5 bubbles mervalino, Dec 27, 2015 | Read review
“The aurora can be seen from the glass igloos, but it's best to get away from the lights of the hotel itself, and the street it is located on, and over to a nearby frozen lake (3-4 min walk), or to a well-known large/open field (7-10 min walk) for the most vibrant and spectacular views in the immediate area. If staying in a standard room, be sure to request a room AWAY from the staircase, and don't expect any view in rooms on the first/downstairs floor, otherwise, all room windows face north.”
  • Aurora view from just outside the glass igloo
  • Exterior of glass igloo
 of 5 bubbles WCF2014, Mar 29, 2015 | Read review
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