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Igloo Village Kakslauttanen – Finland

Igloo Village Kakslauttanen – Finland

This hotel provides a unique experience in the Saariselkä Fell area of Finnish Lapland. It offers accommodations in glass igloos and has the world’s largest smoke sauna. The igloos are made from thermal glass, keeping guests warm in Arctic conditions. All have luxury beds and a private toilet, while shower facilities are shared. Igloo Village […]

Igloo-Village – Switzerland

Igloo-Village – Switzerland

Igloo Village Amidst a carefully designed nature environment made of glistening snow crystals – rebuilt every season from 3,000 tons of snow at seven locations in the Alps and the Pyrenees. Vivid for exciting events and one of the most innovative hotel concepts of our times – CO2-neutral and sustainable. Sweeping views of the Swiss […]

Hôtel de Glace Quebec – Canada

Hôtel de Glace Quebec – Canada

Ice Hotel Glace, Quebec Located at only 10 minutes from downtown Québec City, the Hôtel de Glace is a must-see attraction to discover each winter. Unique in America, the Hôtel de Glace has seduced over half a million people around the world since its opening in 2001. With its huge snow vaults and its crystalline […]

SnowCastle of Kemi – Finland

SnowCastle of Kemi – Finland

The SnowCastle of Kemi is the biggest snow fort in the world. It is rebuilt every winter with a different architecture in Kemi, Finland. In 1996 the first snow castle drew 300,000 visitors. The area covered by the castle has varied from 13,000 to over 20,000 square meters. The highest towers have been over 20 […]

Bjorli Snow Hotel – Ice Lodge – Norway

Bjorli Snow Hotel – Ice Lodge – Norway

Note: To our best knowledge, the snow hotel will not be built this winter (2011/2012). We’re waiting for confirmation from the hotel. The Ice Lodge is one of the largest in Norway and part of the Bjorligard Hotel. It has a longer season than most ice hotels because of its altitude (1,250 meters above sea […]

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel – Alta – Norway

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel – Alta – Norway

Sorrisniva Igloo hotel, Alta, has been rebuilt yearly since 2000. It is Europe’s northernmost ice hotel, as it is located in the Finnmark region approximately 250 km from North Cape. The 2,000 square-meter hotel has 30 rooms, including 2 suites, and is decorated with numerous ice sculptures and ice furnishings, including lighting systems which enhance the […]

Kirkenes Snowhotel – Norway

Kirkenes Snowhotel – Norway

Kirkenes Snowhotel is situated in the eastern-most town of Norway, close to the Norwegian-Russian border. The hotel had its first season during winter 2006/2007, the hotel had 20 rooms and the largest snow dome in Norway (8 meters high and 12 meters in diameter). All rooms were individually decorated by ice artists from Finland and […]

ICEHOTEL – Jukkasjärvi – Sweden

ICEHOTEL – Jukkasjärvi – Sweden

The ICEHOTEL in the village of Jukkasjärvi, about 17 km from Kiruna, Sweden, was the world’s first ice hotel. After its first opening in 1990, the hotel has been erected each year from December to April. History In 1989, Japanese ice artists visited the area and created an exhibition of ice art. In Spring 1990, French […]