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Sandnesdalen 14 Bjørnevatn, Kirkenes 9910 Norway
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Welcome to Winter Wonderland! 20 dreamlike rooms uniquely carved by master ice sculptors from around the world. Enjoy an unforgettable dinner and a night cap in the ice bar. Sleep safely and warm in thermal sleeping bags, in complete arctic stillness. Our snow hotel is open 20.12-20.04. Our Gamme cabins are open all year round. Inspired by the traditional Lapland hunting and fishing hut “gamme” found in the Sami areas of the Arctic. All cabins are equipped as small jewels - air conditioning, underfloor heating, bathroom with Aurora wall. Be sure to visit our Winter Park: our reindeer, dogyard with its 200 huskies. Stop by Gabba Cafe for lunch. Prebook and enjoy a 3 course dinner in the magnificent Laven restaurant. Last but not least, visit the surreal Snowhotel. We also arrange northern lights tours, snowmobile safaris, ice fishing and snowshoe walking tours, the infamous Kirkenes King Crab Safari and numerous Husky activities. "Best Trip" – voted by The National Geographic.
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Free parking
Free internet
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
Public wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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English, German, Norwegian
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What a fabulous hotel! We had such fun here playing with the huskys, king crab fishing and touring the area. The staff are so awesome and friendly. We really were so thrilled with the whole experience. The restaurant meals were delicious and had options. The reception team were so accommodating and helpful and the tours teams were so much fun. We stayed in the Gamme Cabins and they were fabulous.
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So helpful and comfortable everyone went above and beyond for us. Highly recommend this place love love loved it. Thank you for making us feel so super special The food was so good views amazing husky rides beautiful people
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First time to this country, had lots of fun. Dirk brought us around northern light hunting, King crab catching and also went above and beyond to explain the history of King crabs. Enjoyed a feast right after! Would come back again with my family! Thank you Dirk!
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What a wonderful unique special place. The Gamme Cabins are spacious & very comfortable. Scenery is breathtaking, staff are very welcoming & friendly. Plenty of activities, Husky Wagon tour was exhilarating & fun, the Huskies are well looked after & loved. King Crab Safari was amazing & the crabs were delicious. Highly recommend
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Response from snowhotelkirkenes, Front Office Manager at Snowhotel Kirkenes
Responded Oct 15, 2019
Thank you so much Robyn! Look forward seeing you back in winter time!
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This was my second visit to the snow hotel. The first was in March of this year and we went on a dogsled ride, saw the reindeer, and walk through the snow hotel while it was still cold and the sculptures carved into the 24 rooms were still on display. This time I got a much longer ride on a sled with wheels pulled by seven Alaskan huskies. That was a blast! Then we played with the Huskies and I got to photograph the reindeer. As a bonus I got to watch and listen to two Russians dismantle the old Snow Hotel. Not sure when ice and snow will be brought in or the artist selected for the coming winter’s snow hotel. Great fun!
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$162 - $639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
NorwayNorthern NorwaySor-Varanger MunicipalityKirkenes
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Frequently Asked Questions about Snowhotel Kirkenes
Which popular attractions are close to Snowhotel Kirkenes?
Nearby attractions include Varanger Museum (4.3 miles), Soviet Liberation Monument (5.0 miles), and Kirkenes Church (4.9 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Snowhotel Kirkenes?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Snowhotel Kirkenes?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Snowhotel Kirkenes?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Snowhotel Kirkenes?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thon Hotel Kirkenes Restaurant, Surf & Turf Restaurant AS, and Salt Restaurant & Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Snowhotel Kirkenes?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Snowhotel Kirkenes have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Snowhotel Kirkenes offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Snowhotel Kirkenes?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Norwegian.
Are there any historical sites close to Snowhotel Kirkenes?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Andersgrotta WWII Bomb Shelter (5.0 miles).