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Hotel Kultahippu

Petsamontie 1, Ivalo 99800 Finland See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews northern lights stayed here for one night pizza place mini suite pretty small town big supermarket departmental store short walk nice hotel private sauna family room aurora hunting the bus clean rooms ivalo airport the river nightclub
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night and it was absolutely fine. Staff friendly, food very good in the restaurant and would recommend it for a short stay. Not much going on in Ivalo but big supermarket to wonder around

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Claudine390
Response from Kultahippu, Vastaanottovirkailija at Hotel KultahippuResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for having taken your time to provide us with your valuable feedback relating to your stay with us!

Reviewed July 18, 2018

Ivalo is a small town, staying close to the market is highly recommended. Kultahippu is right in front of the Lake (which looks beautiful when it's frozen). The hotel offers all possible amenities. One of us was vegetarian, hence finding variety in the menu was...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

We stayed here for one night before heading back to Helsinki. The room is tidy. A construction work is underway opposite of the hotel. We arrived at around 1pm and it's not the hotel's check-in time, but the reception is so nice to arrange the...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Sandylcs
Response from Kultahippu, Myyntipäällikkö at Hotel KultahippuResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you for visiting us and for your feedback - we appreciate it! Hope to see you again here in Ivalo!

Reviewed February 26, 2018

Hotel is right in city centre in Ivalo. We took flight from Helsinki direct to Ivalo. Booking this hotel and thought it is easier to book activities like dog sleigh, snow mobile. Eventually I booked everything in Saariselkä which is 20KM from Ivalo. However the...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

We only stayed here for one night. The food and staff were nice and they prepared us a breakfast to go as we were leaving . We sat down stairs in the evening be side the open fire which wasn’t lit!!! In February!!! When I...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank nicolasheils
Response from Kultahippu, receptionist at Hotel KultahippuResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you for your valuable feedback! We appreciate your taking time out of your busy schedule to let us know what you think. Your feedback has been sent to our managing apartment and they allowed us to lit the fire by request in evening also....More

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Hotel Kultahippu is located right in the heart of Ivalo, on the banks of the Ivalojoki River, within immediate vicinity of all the services and the beautiful nature. We provide visitors pleasant More accommodation, a wide range of exciting culinary experiences, and friendly service. This family-owned hotel is well known for its warm atmosphere. Welcome and enjoy a relaxing holiday. Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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$118 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Finland > Lapland > Ivalo
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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$118 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Finland > Lapland > Ivalo
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Pool & Beach (7)
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December 17, 2016|
Response from piebaps | Reviewed this property |
Brenda - the short answer is not many. I went with Finnair scheduled flights from Heathrow to Helsinki. If you can get from EDI or GLA to Helsinki you'll get an easy connection. Also look out for charter flights at winter... More
November 5, 2016|
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Response from Marko T | Property representative |
Hi, we are 10,5 Km - 12 min.
Prasad P
August 11, 2016|
Response from Kultahippu | Property representative |
Hello, yes we can arrange the pick up service and what we need for that is: - Customer's name - Number of people - Flight details (arrival & departure: dates and hours) The required information: to our e-mail address... More
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"10 minute walk from the main bus stop"
Jul 18, 2018
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"NO QUIET ROOMS when the disco is on but they have an annex across the road"
Jan 11, 2018
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"Try a room on the river side, the road in front is quit busy and there is a little road noise leakage."
Dec 16, 2017
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"If you stay longer it would be nice to have scenery to the river."
Oct 30, 2017
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