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Santa Claus Holiday Village

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Taehtikuja 2, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
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Breda, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Not that expensive and a huge cottage with the most comfortable beds ever (plus it is next door to Santa himself)! We only stayed for one day at this hotel cause our trip was very short, but I really wished we could have stayed longer. The cottages each have a sauna in the bathroom (very fun to try if you... More 

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Hello from Santa Claus Holiday Village. Dear Trip Advisor user pseudonym vashka0310. Thank you very much about your feedback. We highly appreciate all our guests feedbacks and we read them all very carefully. That`s really great to have your amazing feedback, you melt our hearts. Hopefully we will see you some day again at our guests. Best Regards owners Marko... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

It was like a dream world for the children. Staff are helpful. Inga made her best for organising our trips and safaris in short time. Having a sauna in the room was a fun for my son. More hanger should be added in the rooms. Breakfast was moderate. It's better to stay here compared to staying in Rovaniemi.

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Hello from Santa Claus Holiday Village. Dear Trip Advisor user pseudonym Ertugrul A.Thank you very much about your feedback. We highly appreciate all our guests feedbacks and we read them all very carefully. That`s really great to have your amazing feedback, you melt our hearts. Hopefully we will see you some day again at our guests. Best Regards owners Marko... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Our family of 5 stayed here for 3 nights and found Santa Claus Holiday village to be great. We had to book 2 adjoining rooms (1 cottage though) and found we had enough space. The rooms have stoves and microwave for cooking if self catering. They also have a great shower and sauna. It is definitely warm inside. The kids... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I had been to the village 20 years prior and said if I had a child I would take them back, and we took our 5 year old arriving on 22 December leaving on 26 December. We stayed in a cabin. The cabins are clean, bed's comfortable and pretty private all things considered. If we had our time again we... More 

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Hello from Santa Claus Holiday Village. Dear Trip Advisor user pseudonym amanda p.Thank you very much about your feedback. We highly appreciate all our guests feedbacks and we read them all very carefully. That`s really great to have your amazing feedback, you melt our hearts and you are definitely right that Christmas Eve is big celebrating day in Finland and... More 

Satu Mare
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We spent Christmas 2014 in cabin no 19, in SCHV (a four-night stay) and we can say that was our best Christmas so far! We had a lot of snow, we had a multitude of activities: a 3 km reindeer safari, a husky safari, a snowmobile safari in search for the northern lights, a visit to Ranua Zoo - we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Family of 8 traveled here from 18th-22 December 2014. 3 Children aged 4-7. Coming from Australia, the magic of the snow and only 2 hours of daylight every day was magical in its own right! The cabins are basic and very Nordic, but clean, comfortable and everything you need. We came here specifically to visit the 'real santa' and were... More 

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Constantia, South Africa
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We went to Santa Claus Holiday Village so that we could visit Santa Park and meet the "real Santa", and also so that we could see the Northern Lights. We had a very interesting and enjoyable stay. The layout of the cottages in the village is extremely charming and picturesque. We were there from 26 Dec to 29 Dec. It... More 

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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Decent (though somewhat spartan for the price), cabin style accommodation set alongside a forest and local entertainment options which have a great Christmas vibe but a definite commercial element which spoils it for the adults somewhat. It's difficult to maintain the magic when Santa has so many places he's at all at once! A range of outdoor activities are conveniently... More 

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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

It is worth the trip for the experiences that you will encounter. My family met Santa, rode snowmobiles, dog sleds, reindeer sleds and got a lot of great winter fun in. We saw some beautiful arctic sites and experienced cold like we have not in years. The hotel itself is fine. The rooms are good but basic for the price.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

When in Roveniemi - especially winter time & Christmas - look no further. Little cabins beside Santas park & shops makes this a great stay! Especially for families. Where you can also find reindeers lurking, Santas post office & restaurants...a wonderful wonderful magical place! Some of our best memories were made here. Already planning to return :)

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel-standard cottage accommodation at the Arctic Circle, heart of Santa Claus Village. Our cabins are all equipped with up-to-date facilities, such as private saunas, bathrooms, kitchenette and terrace. There's no better way to enjoy your stay. From your cabin just a minute or two walk to Santa Claus Main Office. All activities & excursions, such as Reindeer rides, Husky dog sledge rides, snowmobile rides, etc.. available on the village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Claus Holiday Village

Address: Taehtikuja 2, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
Location: Finland > Lapland > Rovaniemi
Price Range: $107 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Santa Claus Holiday Village 3*
Number of rooms: 74
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Santa Claus Holiday Village Hotel Rovaniemi
Santa Claus Holiday Village Rovaniemi, Finland - Lapland
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