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Snow Village

Lainiotie 566, Kittila, Finland
+358 40 4167227
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Amazing Art and Overnight Stay (Need to know for Comfy night at the Ice Hotel)

We stayed one night at the Ice Hotel and it was an amazing experience and I would do it again. It... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
LuvtoSafari
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Los Angeles, California
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Really Cool

We went to the Snow Village on an Inghams excursion. Our visit began with a 30 minute guided tour... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Sn0wman
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Cannock
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice restaurant” (26 reviews)
“ice slide” (37 reviews)
“ice chapel” (17 reviews)
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Lainiotie 566, Kittila, Finland
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+358 40 4167227
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"ice restaurant"
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"ice slide"
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"ice chapel"
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"sleeping bag"
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"game of thrones"
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"warm room"
in 6 reviews
"guided tour"
in 11 reviews
"ice hotel in sweden"
in 3 reviews
"warm restaurant"
in 5 reviews
"stay warm"
in 3 reviews
"hot berry juice"
in 10 reviews
"day trip"
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"unique experience"
in 7 reviews
"santa trip"
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"meatballs"
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"potatoes"
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"once in a lifetime"
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Ice Hotel and it was an amazing experience and I would do it again. It was definitely cold, but with the right gear and prep, not terrible (it’s not a comfortable experience, but bearable). This is a camping like...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We went to the Snow Village on an Inghams excursion. Our visit began with a 30 minute guided tour around the main features – which was friendly and informative. We then had 1 hour to ourselves wonder around – which we found perfectly adequate. Although...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The theme of Snow Village this year was Game of Thrones. Stunning ice sculptures. Have a bar, restaurant and rooms in the building. It worth the visit.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Wow! Late-season visit and all of the rooms and carvings are still in perfect condition… Enter with a good imagination and a warm coat and you will not be disappointed. The artistry of the ice sculptures is beyond description and well worth the drive from...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I visited the Snow Viilage with Kati and with two families with children. We were 10 people all together, 6 adults and 4 children. We were all truly exited about what we saw and experienced. The SnowVillage was like a big cave made out of...More

Thank jolli2016
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We have been coming to Lapland for a number of years and have repeatedly heard of this place. It was well worth the wait. A beautiful place with stunning sculptures. We started with a guided tour with details provided of how this village is built...More

Thank Maxine H
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the snow village and had dinner there and this was a unique experience. The visit can be done in about one and a half hour and is a stunning visual experience. The rooms of the hotel can be visited too. We had a...More

Thank Petrus61
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We have dreamt of this trip for ages and after finding out that this year’s theme is GOT we just had to go. Every single minute spent there was amazing. We stayed in a ice suite and enjoyed a dinner in ice restaurant ( when...More

Thank arachuta
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

A long drive from Rovaniemi on the road between Kittilä and Kolari left side we found the snow village. This is a snow hotel carved out of snow from this year and ice from a year ago. The theme was game if thrones although we...More

Thank RDWilde
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This is definitely a must see. The road leading up to the snow village is also beautiful with snow covered trees. Do your best to arrive at opening time. This way you get the place to yourself before the crowds arrive. Loved the Game of...More

Thank rockstem
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451annmarie
25 July 2018|
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Response from LuvtoSafari | Reviewed this property |
For a day trip, that’s all you need. All the local safari operators provide cold weather gear use as part of the package. I would just say, take everything they offer (you can take off if hot, rather than be too cold... More
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451annmarie
25 July 2018|
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Response from pomeranianlovah | Reviewed this property |
You need a really good snow jacket and snow boots. It gets chilly in there. But because you are moving around a lot, it doesn't get too cold. The restaurant inside is warm, so people tend to take their clothes off there... More
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LuvtoSafari
21 February 2018|
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Response from SnowVillage | Property representative |
Hi, Nice to hear you are staying overnight in SnowVillage. 1-2 hours is enough time to see all the rooms, snow chapel, the ice bar, etc. There will be a guided overnight tour around the SnowVillage every hour starting from... More
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