Located in Saariselkä, Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos offers a wide selection of different accommodations. Guests can choose between stunning panorama cabins, wilderness hotel rooms, superior sauna rooms and aurora cabins with a possibility to watch the Northern Lights directly from the bedroom. Free WiFi is available in the main building. At Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos you will find a restaurant. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge, shuttle service and a wide range of guided activities. A variety of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including skiing, snowmobiling and hiking. The property offers free parking. Ivalo Airport is 25 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 12, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

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

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free parking available at the hotel


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room Type
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
3 twin beds
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
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 Saariselka
Low score for Saariselka
Select topics to read reviews:

See what guests loved the most:

  • Maija
    The surroundings and landscapes were beautiful. Ski tracks started very close to our cabins. Breakfast was excellent as well. The room with an own sauna was super.
  • Horia
    Amazing resort in the northern heart of Finland. Great value! Splendid food at the restaurant. Super tasty. Great igloo that is well designed to offer a clear view of the sky without light glare on the windows. The staff is super friendly and...
  • Ming
    Hong KongHong Kong
    Wide range of activities, excellent service staff and delicious food prepared by the inhouse kitchen.
  • Maisy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We absolutely loved our stay in the Aurora Cabin. Food was incredible. I can honestly say it's the best food I've ever experienced on holiday. Everything was so fresh and it was a proper home cooked meal. I couldn't compliment the chefs enough....
  • Sarah
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We absolutely loved our stay at this beautiful location! The room was comfortable and nicely decorated, the food was delicious and the staff were so friendly and helpful. Our check-in process was quick and easy, the main lodge was cozy and...
  • Roxana
    The location is intimate, we were not disturbed during our stay, the view is amazing.
  • M
    Heli at the lobby was very nice and helpful. Buffet food was good and the cabins were very nice.
  • Hima
    The property is gorgeous and we loved our room with a private sauna. We are vegan, and while there weren't as many options as we would have liked, the restaurant staff tried their best to graciously accommodate us. It was a really special place....
  • Serene
    Everything is perfect. Beautiful location, friendly staff and fantastic room and facilities. We were lucky and saw Aurora on our first night. The activities were well-planned too.
  • Mosesviii
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I don't know how anyone could rate this lovely place other than Wonderful! The breakfast was fabulous and the dinners were even better. The aurora cabins had their own sauna and beautiful views of the forest. There isn't wifi in the aurora...

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Is there in the bedroom glass-dome ceiling?

    Hello, Aurora Cabin is the only room type, that has glass over the bed.
    Answered on 12 October 2019
  • What is the best time to visit i wanna see the northern lights ? Is there a contact number I like to talk to an actual person before I book Thanks Laura

    Please kindly contact our sales office directly.
    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • Hello, is it a private sauna in aurora cabin?

    Hello, We have 20 aurora cabins and 2 are without sauna.
    Answered on 16 October 2020
  • Hi are you providing transfer from Rovaniemi airport?

    FROM ROVANIEMI The only public transport is the bus. You can see timetable, prices and even book the tickets from: www(dot)matkahuolto(dot)fi Close..
    Answered on 12 November 2019
  • How far is the airport and which airport do you fly too?

    Ivalo airport is the closest airport and distance rom Muotka Wilderness Hotel to airport is 40 km ( app. 40 min drive time).
    Answered on 5 November 2019
  • Hi, Is it true that I can see the Northern Lights there? If so, what is the best time to go? thank you

    Hello, We do have Northern Light here often, but of course we can not say 100% sure which dates. You can see them September-March.
    Answered on 6 January 2021
  • Still looking?

Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Tuisku
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
  • Skiing
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Baggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Packed lunches
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key card access
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Hypoallergenic room available
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Sauna
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Finnish

    House rules

    Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    Until 11:00 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.

    Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    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 - 2 years
    Crib upon request
    € 40 per stay

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

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

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Please note that during the summer season (1.6.-30.9.2023), the property offers accommodations in the cabins without hotel services such as breakfast. During the summer season the price of accommodations includes final cleaning, linen and towels. No meals or other hotel services included.

    The property will send the check-in instructions after you confirm the estimated arrival time.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Please inform Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos

    • Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos is 6.2 miles from the center of Saariselka. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Suite
      • Villa
      • Chalet

    • Guests staying at Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Vegetarian
      • Gluten-free

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

    • Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Sauna
      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Skiing
      • Bike tours
      • Horseback riding
      • Bicycle rental
      • Walking tours
      • Tour or class about local culture

    • Check-in at Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos has 1 restaurant:

      • Tuisku