Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos are located on the Arctic Circle, 30 minutes’ drive from central Rovaniemi. Glass Igloos offer heated floors and thermal-glass roofs with a view to the sky. A private bathroom with a shower is featured in all glass igloos. The igloo has a 360-degree glass roof to ensure views in all directions. SnowHotel rooms has temperature of 0 to -5 degrees Celsius regardless of the outdoor temperature. The rooms are equipped with electric lights with shared bathroom and shower facilities. Upon arrival the guests will be taken for a guided tour and receive high quality sleeping bags for their overnight stay. Please notice that only 1 night stay in the SnowHotel is recommended due to extreme experience sleeping in below 0 Celsius degree temperature. The hotel's special Aurora Borealis alarm service guarantees that guests won't miss an appearance of the Northern Lights. Guests can enjoy a snow sauna and outdoor jacuzzi, as well as a sauna located beside Lake Lehtojärvi. Characteristic Lappish dishes with local products are served in the restaurants. There’s Icebar and 3 restaurants on site. Snowshoeing and ice fishing with a local guide are possible on site. From mid-December to end of March, guests have free admission to the SnowHotel. Guests have a free entrance to Snowman World located in Santa Claus Village, open 6th Dec to middle of March. Guests can enjoy activities such as ice skating and ice slides. Transfer to and from Rovaniemi Airport or Rovaniemi city center, 22 mi away, can be arranged.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos has been welcoming guests since Mar 10, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
2 queen beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Sinettä
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  • Jennifer
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    A great place to stay for one night. It’s clean and unique.
  • Cecilia
    the sculpture ice is very nice and the food is very good.
  • Shirajum
    Considering how remote this place is, the facilities were of very good quality. The staff members were so kind, courteous, professional and went extra length to help me arrange some flowers and a few candles for proposing my boyfriend at the last...
  • Weng
    the hotel is secluded. u will need transport. hotel breakfast was OK but the dinner was overpriced and the taste is not up to par. love their aurora alarm. it sounded twice and we glad to c it twice in a night. by the way, from the aurora activity...
  • Keith
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Eating in the ice hotel was fun, the beds in the igloos raise, which was a bonus!
  • Austin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I loved the coziness of the igloo. We didn't see any Northern Lights during our stay and the Ice Hotel was not yet finished, but overall it was a pleasant stay.
  • Stephanie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast was exceptional. The staff were nice and friendly. The igloo itself was clean and ready by the time we got to the hotel.
  • Hong
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff was helpful Hard to get to if you are first time tourist
  • Cuong
    The glass igloo was wonderfully designed and we had a great time. Unluckily there was no aurora. Staff was friendly and facility was really clean.
  • Martin
    Loved the location, the igloos, ice bar, free games and the row boat. Staff were excellent & very helpful.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you offer food for Jains?

    We offer vegetarian meals in each of our restaurants. Each vegetarian dish can also be prepared as vegan when requested.
    Answered on 30 July 2020
  • Hi, When booking this property do I have to pay at the time of booking? If partially refundable what terms are these?

    There are different terms depending on the season and room type that you choose so when choosing the room, you can see the terms for that particular r..
    Answered on 9 April 2020
  • Is the sauna and jacuzzi included in the price?

    Sauna in common times is included in all accommodation bookings. Private sauna, outdoor jacuzzi and one of a kind Snow Sauna can be booked separately.
    Answered on 19 November 2020
  • Do you provide airport transfers in this price?

    We offer the shuttle transfer from Rovaniemi airport for 17€/person/way. We can also book a private transfer for 100€/way/1-5 persons. Please book all..
    Answered on 26 February 2020
  • Hi how far you are from the airport? How the shuttle bus work?

    Dear customer, We are about 30-45 minutes away from the airport. We provide shuttle and private transfer for our guests.
    Answered on 13 September 2022
  • Hi Im visiting Rovaniemi in mid Dec’2021. Can I visit your snow hotel restaurant/bar made of ice for a meal? How much would a vegetarian meal cost?

    The Snowhotel, ice restaurant and ice bar open on 15th Dec. We serve a 3-course dinner in Ice restaurant and the cost is 69€/adult, 42€/child. There i..
    Answered on 11 November 2021
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Hotel area info *

3 Restaurants On Site

  • Kota restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Ice restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Log restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • 3 restaurants
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Finnish

House rules

Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 years
Crib upon request
2 years old
Crib upon request
Extra bed upon request
€ 80 per child, per night
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 80 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 130 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the snow hotel, ice restaurant and ice bar are only open from the 15th of December until the 31st of March. Kindly be advised that Arctic SnowHotel needs to be re-built every year, and the construction takes place from October to December. This might cause some disturbance.

There is no public transport between Rovaniemi and Arctic Glass Igloos but the hotel arranges transfer upon request. Please contact Arctic Glass for further information.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos on this page.

  • Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos is 3.1 miles from the center of Sinettä. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

  • Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Bike tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos has 3 restaurants:

    • Kota restaurant
    • Log restaurant
    • Ice restaurant

  • Guests staying at Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free

  • Room options at Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos include:

    • Twin
    • Family
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple

  • The prices at Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.