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Mattarahkka - Northern Light Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This time for a summer visit. Without any doubt my favorite resort up in this area. Super clean, friendly and relaxing. If you need something, they will help you with it here. Tomorrow we will go up north to Abisko, plenty of stuff to see and do here even if you're not into fishing and hunting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Spent 2 nights in this intimate arctic lodge. We easily meet other guests due to the open plan and intimate lodge. Our cozy room was clean, comfortable, and adorable. Our snow activities included snow mobiling, dog sledding, sleigh riding, and playing with rain deer. This stay lived up to our full expectations. staff are exceptionally friend and service was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

All I have to say is that it was an AMAZING trip! Well, I'll say a little more. Rose and I had a blast. The lodge was fully equipped with great cozy rooms, friendly crew, tasty northern dishes, awesome excursions and just an all around fantastic nor then lights experience. We stayed 3 nights and packed in dog sledding (try... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous four night stay at Mattarahkka Lodge just last week. Great lodge with just seven rooms. Really quiet during our stay as its nearly end of season, but great for us. Only five guests in total. Mikko and his fabulous team couldn't have looked after us any better. Wonderful food, two vegetarians in our party accommodated extremely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I have always wanted to visit the Arctic and to see the Aurora Borealis. Travelling with my son (36) I chose the Mattarahkka Lodge near Kiruna in Swedish Lapland....and what a choice that turned out to be. From the time we were met at Kiruna airport, until we were delivered back there four days later, the staff were as helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

A magical place in the winter snow! Great atmosphere with wood fired stove, huge photos of local animals and activities, and 'mudroom' entry. Spotlessly clean. 2-level bedrooms looking out onto the snow. Breakfast varied; other meals interesting, with Sami bbq and reindeer stew. Hot tub and sauna. Activities varied and exciting, with dog-sled rides, snowmobiling, Sami culture day with reindeer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

This is absolutely one of the best resorts I've ever visited. It's all here, right outside the doorstep. Magical evenings with arctic light, unforgettable days with dog sledding and snowmobiling. Don't stay in town! Mattarahkka is the place to be! + small personal genuine lodge with only seven rooms + experienced guides + great and friendly staff + great dinners,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Spent a weekend here and I cannot recommend this place enough. A winter trip north was planned for huskies, snow mobiles, reindeers and northern lights-and these were excellent elements of the trip. The accommodation was irrelevant for me when booking-and I'm so glad I booked here, it really made the trip even better than I could have imagined. All the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

This is definitely the best place we have stayed at during our time in Lapland. The hosts are extremely friendly and welcoming, the lodge is just beautiful. We got to see the amazing northern lights while having a really nice dinner at the lodge. We could rent for free cross country skies and go around for a tour. The rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

The Máttaráhkká lodge is located at a short 10 minutes drive from the centre of Kiruna. They run 7 rooms, which all open on a central communal area which is used both as a breakfast/dinner area and as a lobby (where free tea and coffee are always available). This can occasionally get noisy depending on the guests but is generally... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Máttaráhkká Northern Lights Lodge is like a home away from home - but with that little extra. We have 7 double rooms and offer you a nice stay in a relaxing enviroment with the sounds of nature around you. From our Lodge you have an amazing view over the night sky and it is a perfect place for the Northern Lights. Step into our heated outdoor jacuzzi, sit outside in front of our open fireplace or wander outside the Lodge and lie down on a warming reindeer skin with a hot cup of cocoa or lingonberry drink and watch the stars and lights above you. The lodge is only 5 minutes outside Kiruna and 15 minutes from the Airport. We have snowmobiles just outside the Lodge, you can walk with snowshoes or try out our cross country skis or just lean back and relax. Welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mattarahkka - Northern Light Lodge

Address: Nordkalottvagen, Kiruna 981 00, Sweden (Formerly Mattarahkka Northern Lights Sami Lodge)
Location: Sweden > Norrbotten County > Kiruna
Price Range: $132 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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