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Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here on a tour with the cruise ship I was working on. So didn't stay the night. It's totally breath taking. The owner gave us an insight into to what it was to build a structure like this, then rebuild it after it melts ever summer. Each time they rebuild they do a different theme, I visited then... More 

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Thank ntomo1990
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We visited the site of the igloo hotel. From the site we were taken on a sped boat ride down the river. The site of the igloo hotel consists of the main lodge with entry foyer Bayton facilities and dining room. It's a beautiful site and the igloo rooms ar built each year. Guests are supplied with sleeping bag and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Excellent Decor, Very well maintained. Nice ice figures in ice bar, Great and attentive staff, especially "Maya" and one of the Dinner time wait staff in the restaurant (Do not remember her name) for being very pleasant. Dinner served is fine quality. Excellent for viewing Aurora - Just step out of the hotel look up and you see them :)... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Well organized: you will sleep on reindeer skins best wearing your clothes + hat and wrapped by slipping bag, available sauna to warm up and fireplace, lots of attractions: dog sliding, snow scooter trip and just ask receptionist what would recommend, during winter you can go for walk on frozen river and watch Northen lights-map available at the reception. FANTASTIC... More 

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Thank wick3d
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Had a wonderful stay here. We arrived on the last night of the 2015/16 Igloo Hotel. The staff are extraordinarily helpful and friendly. We were particularly anxious to see the Northern Lights - and there they were! Each year, the Igloo Hotel is rebuilt and a new theme is chosen. The ice sculptures in the Igloo are beautiful! The experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

I have just spent a night at the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel. This is a true experience and a really magical place! As the name tells you, this is a snow/ice hotel. This means that the rooms are made out of snow and ice. Its almost like sleeping in a snow-cave, just a bit more comfortable. You are sleeping in worm... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

If you're wondering how you'd cope sleeping in -4ºC to -7ºC, don't worry: just go for it! So how was it? I arrived, got a guided tour of the main building showing me where the toilet facilities, changing rooms, showers, sauna, luggage room, lockers and hot tubs were, and was invited to have a look around the igloo hotel itself.... More 

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Thank Karen H
Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

You can't go to Norway in winter without visiting an ice hotel.....so i did!! Beautiful sculptures, carvings and decorations. Stunning chapel where they actually perform marriages and blessings. You'd have to wear thermals underneath your bridal gown! Wouldn't fancy sleeping there though as it's soooo cold! Had a shot of vodka from the ice bar served in an ice glass!... More 

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Thank Be11aboo
Desborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

One night is enough. But Its AWESOME Beautiful, weird, cold (but you ARE warn in the sleeping bags) Location is all, walked out onto the Alta River to watch the Northern Lights, tobogganed, snow shoed through the forest. Had reindeer for breakfast, which was all you can eat buffet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Ok so this is an expensive place to stay to not have a toilet etc in the room and to have to put on more clothes than I ever have to go to bed and to wake up cold, but WOW what an experience. The igloo and all the sculptures are just magical, it really is a feat of engineering.... More 

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Additional Information about Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Address: Sorrisniva 20, Alta 9518, Norway (Formerly Alta Friluftspark)
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Alta Municipality > Alta
Price Range: $538 - $698 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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