2 people sharing
2 people sharing
When you’re not melting with excitement in the themed rooms carved out of ice, hunting down the Northern Lights, embarking on a husky safari or encountering wild reindeers should keep the family satisfied. When it comes to dining, floor to ceiling windows in the restaurant give you a glimpse into the dramatic landscape and snow blanket encasing the hotel.
- Rooms carved from ice make for an unforgettable night’s sleep
- Family fun can be had with activities like husky safaris and northern light expeditions
- As the snow melts the hotel stays open, making the arctic accessible year round
- Best for: Adventure, Christmas, Couples, Family, Ski
- Style: Chateau Chic
- Currency: NOK
- Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast, Room Only
Best Time To Travel
|Jan: -3°c||Feb: -3°c||Mar: 2°c|
|Apr: 5°c||May: 12°c||Jun: 16°c|
|Jul: 18°c||Aug: 16°c||Sep: 12°c|
|Oct: 7°c||Nov: 2°c||Dec: -3°c|
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- Free WiFi
Eating at the Høyloftet restaurant is no ordinary experience. Pass the reindeer in the yard and the 200 huskies howling their welcome to you as you weave through the marvellous ice sculptures in the hotel to reach the restaurant. The gastronomical concept is one of home tradition and comfort. Think the elusive king crab, lamb, arctic fish and reindeer, finished with wild herbs, picked and dried by the staff. Homemade blackcurrant jelly and cheese from a local farmer will go down delightfully as you look out the panoramic windows to the epic scenery of rugged cliffs covered in a tempting sheet of powder snow.
Your nights may be filled with unique bedrooms and breath-taking natural occurrences, and your days will be just as exhilarating. This adventure playground is waiting for you to jump right in and the location of Snowhotel Kirkenes surrounded by traverse hills and deep blue bodies of water means the list of activities is endless. Walk through the gates of this winter wonderland, encounter the peaceful reindeer and excitable husky puppies and you’ll know you’re somewhere special.
Fish and trips
Husky here, there and everywhere
Walking in a winter wonderland
Snowhotel Kirkenes is situated 8km outside Kirkenes, a small town known for its views of The Northern Lights, in the secluded wilds of Northern Norway. With only 10,000 people calling it home, the Kirkenes district is located at the top of the border triangle made up of Norway, Russia and Finland. Snowhotel Kirkenes has become the shining beacon of the local area with the eponymous igloo hotel being rebuilt every year – no mean feat in a town with as many reindeer as people.