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Santa's Hotel Tunturi

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Lutontie 3, Saariselka 99830, Finland (Formerly Saariselka Tunturi Hotel)
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Barry, Wales, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get what you pay for. Basic. Think glorified youth hostel. The bedroom and bathroom were clean but there was very little comfort. Plenty of parking as you’d expect for somewhere that caters mainly to the winter sports. Breakfast was good. We ate at the hotel as we got in quite late and the food was fine. Underwhelming.

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Finland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We spent our New Year Eve there. Room was very nice and comfortable, tho it was not in main building. Reception guy was bit tired or I dont know, he was not so friendly as I would wish for. Hotel is in very good location. At midnight the fireworks was so awesome !!! I have never seen so beautiful fireworks... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend spent there 3 nights. It's an ok hotel. I was a bit cold in the room but my boyfriend found it warm. They were not cleaning the room everyday unless you hanged the "please clean my room" sign on the door. There was a buffet breakfast which was ok. We chose the hotel because it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We booked with quite a short notice and were lucky to get a 2 -story apartment with sauna and a kitchenette. Very comfortable, great breakfast was included in the price. The price was ok, location of the hotel perfect in the middle of the village. The hotel offers all kinds of program , but we did not stay unfortunately long... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

This hotel can be easily reached if you get the bus from Ivalo airport and they stop right outside the hotel. Nice and cosy wooden room with a great view. The resort has the fastest wifi connection by far!!! Was very pleased with that. Resort staff were friendly and will try and meet your needs. Buffet breakfast was decent. Try... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a Santa Claus trip. Overall the whole experience was magical. I partly agree with some comments regarding food choices but you need to remember where you are!!! In such a remote part of the world you will not have the same range of fresh ingredients you have at home. Accommodation was great,... More 

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New Delhi, India
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48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We stayed at Santa's Hotel during our visit to Finland. The room was clean and comfortable. We stayed at Gielas building which is the new wing to of the hotel. There is sauna facility attached in the bathroom which was very helpful, although we took a long time to figure how to get it to work! Room also had a... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Stayed 5 nights in this hotel. Our standard room situated in Näätä building. The room had all the equipment we needed: tv, hairdryer, kettle, some tea, coffee and cacao and refrigerator. Some minuses: refrigerator was quite noicy and sound proofing was not very good in the room. Sauna and room for skis located in another building. Breakfast was basic and... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Stayed for one week in resort at Tunturi Gielas in Saariselka first week in January. Resort was fantastic, beautiful scenery, quiet time to visit and friendly locals. Holiday rep very helpful with Inghams and was on hand to give us advice with his wealth of knowledge on the area and activities. Skiing was great for beginner or novice, dog sledding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We stayed in a smallish room a short walk from the main hotel reception for three nights. To be honest for such a short time i don't think its worth paying for a larger room. The only thing I could have done with was a better place to hang wet outdoor clothes, which ended up in the shower! However the... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Santa's Hotel Tunturi, also known as Saariselka Tunturi Hotel, provides modern-style quality accommodation in Saariselka, Lapland. Hotel Tunturi has an international atmosphere and the restaurants offer Lappish delicacies. Hotel Tunturi has also modern conference facilities. About 100 meters from the main building with reception and three restaurants are six buildings of rooms and apartment suites. Hotel Tunturi has 96 standard hotel rooms, 77 superior hotel rooms, 6 junior suites, 1 Gielas suite and 80 apartment suites with one, two, three or five bedrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa's Hotel Tunturi

Address: Lutontie 3, Saariselka 99830, Finland (Formerly Saariselka Tunturi Hotel)
Location: Finland > Lapland > Saariselka
Price Range: $80 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Santa's Hotel Tunturi 3*
Number of rooms: 260
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