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Kirkenes Snowhotel

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked one night in a snow room (this review is only for the snow room and not a cabin) and while it was fun, exciting, and thoroughly interesting, I'd absolutely say it's a "once in a lifetime" experience. While I do recommend staying in the snow room, it's just one of those things where once you've done it once,...

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Meriden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent the night here to round off a weeks cruising the fjords. Lots of activities available, we went snowshoeing then husky sleddding at 3pm in the dark. A clear sky meant the northern lights appeared during the evening. Dinner was a set menu and could have been improved if the plates for the main course had been warm. Shots...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow, this is quite an experience, and on Christmas Day! We arrived at the hotel at lunch time - still with some daylight left. We were offered the use of skis or snow boots to explore around the grounds, or we could have pre-booked a husky sled ride, a snowmobile trip, or a king crab safari. You are not shown...

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colchester
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights in the cabins. All was a little chaotic.You do get a nice tour to see the Snow Hotel rooms - fine if you want to sleep on ice. The cabins were good, set up on the hill with one 'wall' glass so you could see the sky if you wished. They don't give much by way...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The snowhotel is a magical place which is simply unforgettable! Everything is well organised and the staff are all very friendly and helpful. We did a snowshoeing tour and a king crab safari along with our overnight stay and would recommend it all!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a dinner and visit in the Kirkenes Snowhotel. The stuff is really nice and interested in their guests. The tour and the dinner was great. They did a great job with building this amazing hotel. We strongly recommend the hotel.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came with my husband and daughter and stayed in Snowhotel for 3 nights in Cabin and 1 night in Ice hotel room . Very good experience and recommend should stay a few nights in this hotel as much more convenient . We relaxed and wondered around the hotel and joined the hotel package which included a few activities with...

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2Thank Anni L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have spent the last 4 days at this hotel enjoyed all the various activities. Many lasting memories but to mention a few seeing the northern lights, riding the husky sledge and ice fishing and of course king crab fishing. All the staff where very helpful and tried to make the stay enjoyable. The food is ok you have no choice...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Kirkenes for 2 nights, and unfortunately the cabins were fully booked for 1 night, so we could only stay on our 2nd night. We booked the King Crab safari experience and 4 cabins with them for mid Dec. King Crab safari - they were supposed to pick us from Thon Hotel Kirkenes at 9.30am but somehow they...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hate to put the boot in, however this must be the most over hyped , disappointing " hotel" I have stayed at. No entrance to room until 7 pm, no access to shower at night and average food. Felt more comfortable on a bed of nails. The luggage room was a shambles.The husky sled/king crab feast was great. However...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Snow is a gift from the sky. Cold, still, pure and beautiful. Welcome to Kirkenes Snowhotel. To a world where you sleep in snow, walk on snow and may drive a scooter or a dogsled on snow. We even serve snow in the restaurant! Our romantic Snowhotel opens December 20th., and is open until April 20th. Kirkenes Snowhotel lies secluded in the wilderness 8 km outside Kirkenes. Here 180 huskies await you. Reindeer are grazing behind our unique chalets. Under the fjord ice, the giant King crabs dwell. When the northern lights are dancing, they illuminate the surroundings with their green and yellow colors. If you come - we change you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kirkenes Snowhotel

Address: Sandnesdalen 14, Kirkenes 9910, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Sor-Varanger Municipality > Kirkenes
Price Range: $574 - $629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Kirkenes Snowhotel 1*
Number of rooms: 34
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“All are the same, just with different sculptures!”
 of 5 bubbles babsshiells, 5 days ago | Read review
“Honestly the cabins are all clustered in the same area and the most important view is of the sky which you can see from anywhere anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles faithz17, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“If you have children, ask for the Frozen room!”
 of 5 bubbles paulinebgff, May 9, 2016 | Read review
“Best to ask for a room close to the exit for showers and loos, especially if needed in the night.”
 of 5 bubbles 782jacquelineb, May 1, 2016 | Read review
“One night in the Snowhotel and other nights in the pods...”
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