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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
Sauna
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Skiing
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Bar / lounge
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Breakfast buffet
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Business Center with Internet Access
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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Languages Spoken
English, German, Norwegian
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We also stayed here after two nights out on the Hurtigruten ship Vesteralen. We stayed in the cabins and really enjoyed them. They're nicely appointed, warm and very inviting. We had dinner one night...very good and shared with some new friends from Australia and then had breakfast the next day. We cross country skied, took a dog sled ride and even drove the sled (though one of the dogs was in heat and that just kept messing up the dogs concentration which was hilarious) and went star gazing that night. An outstanding time and well worth your visit. DO NOT MISS the crab fishing. If you're into crab, it is the best you'll ever eat...and probably the most you'll ever eat. The snow hotel is a great story and tour and the artistry of the carvings is amazing.
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This resort was amazing. Had just spent a week on a Hurtigruten trip and spent the night in one of the ice rooms. The sleeping bags we were given were certainly warm. We were not cold at all. We played with the Husky puppies on their morning walk and toboganned like children. Breakfast and dinner were included and were satisfactory. After dinner we took a walk and enjoyed seeing the lights which put on a display for more than an hour. It was cold outside, -23, but worth getting cold for. We recommend this experience. Snow could make movement difficult for those with impairments.
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We stayed in a cabin at the Snow Hotel - lovely peaceful outlook of the hills and ice hotel. Dinner and breakfast was included - dinner was a little 'holiday camp' style all seated at a long table but lovely food. Breakfast was basic - be early as food ran out. I found this hotel expensive - needs spa / sauna. I think they can make some simple improvements. The price makes it in the 'luxury' category but it is more mid range. The staff were excellent - especially Dennis and Sascha who were absolutely fun, friendly and made the stay memorable. The Snow hotel itself is quite amazing and serene inside - each room has a different theme cut from the snow and ice. it's an experience. Huskies were a treat and awesome to be able to be able to play with them! During the winter this
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The artists that carve this hotel are skilled, amazing and very friendly. This is a must see attraction when visiting Kirkenes. We visited as part of a Hurtigruten trip, also seeing the reindeer park and taking in a Huskey ride.
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Stayed at the Hotel for one night in a cabin after the Hurigruten Ferry on 28th Feb 19. Wonderful to see snow, blizzard overnight, lovely outlook, We did see a wondrous Light Show as well. The dogs are excited to see people and to pull the sleds. Good food, very nice staff. The Ice Hotel is something else! very cold - 20 C ,and we used all our woolies. Staff members Sascha and Dennis very helpful and charming
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PRICE RANGE
$162 - $638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
NorwayNorthern NorwaySor-Varanger MunicipalityKirkenes
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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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).