One of the cold bedrooms at ICEHOTEL.
One of the cold bedrooms at ICEHOTEL.

ICEHOTEL, Jukkasjarvi, Kiruna, Lapland (Sweden)

Located 200km north of the Arctic Circle, Lapland’s quirky ICEHOTEL is rebuilt every year, making good use of northern Sweden’s plentiful ice and snow.

It's a great destination for families to experience an exciting range of outdoor activities while staying in one of the most unusual hotels in the world. Kids love it, although its best suited to teens rather than toddlers.

The hotel has a couple of restaurants and bars, a café, an on-site shop, a cosy lounge and a sauna. Optional activities include dog-sledding, skiing, ice-sculpting and Northern Lights expeditions.

There are cold and warm rooms; you're recommended to mix it up during your stay. Cold rooms (-5°C) are open to the public, so you have to vacate at a certain time (except in the luxury suite). Curtains protect your privacy, and you’re given thermal clothes and sleeping bags. Alternatively, luxury cold suites have bathrooms and doors. Warm rooms are decked out with wood and have their own bathrooms; some also have a lounge and kitchenette.

A buffet breakfast is included in rates.

Location

The nearest airport to ICEHOTEL is 18km away in Kiruna (daily connections from Stockholm take about 90 minutes).

ICEHOTEL

What to expect

Spa
Sauna
On-site shop
Cafe/restaurant

Enquiries

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Call us on 020 3633 0653

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Cold room.

Cold room.

Hotel entrance.

Hotel entrance.

Accommodation

150 rooms.

Cold rooms sleep up to 3.

Warm rooms sleep 2–4. Chalet options include a kitchenette.

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Cold lounge.

Cold lounge.

Facilities

Restaurants and bars.

Sauna.

On-site shop.

Activity booking service.

Restaurant.

Restaurant.

Ice sculpture.

Ice sculpture.