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Located in the far north of Norway, Snowhotel Kirkenes, offers unique accommodations 6.2 mi from Kirkenes. Guests have access to a restaurant and a sauna, along with free WiFi and on-site parking. There is also an ice bar, available 365 days a year. The Bøkfjord is 1,650 feet away.

The arctic themed snow suites, feature intricate snow sculptures, thermal bedspreads and sleeping bags to keep guests warm at night. Shared bathroom facilities are located in a nearby service building.

The air-conditioned wooden cottages are architecturally inspired by traditional Sami hunting and fishing huts. They feature large windows with mountain views, lounge chairs covered with sheep skins and a private bathroom.

In the winter guests can enjoy activities such as husky rides, northern lights tours and snowmobiling. In the summer the resort offers hiking, fishing and king crab rafting.

Kirkenes Snowhotel is 5.2 mi from Kirkenes Hurtigruten Ferry Terminal and 3.7 mi from Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Snowhotel Kirkenes has been welcoming guests since Nov 19, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Snowhotel Kirkenes

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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
  • Hello, I have reservation for 1 night and one of your tour. Is there any kind of transport to and from the airport to the hotel?
    Transfer from Kirkenes airport to our hotel can be booked via our web page. There are no regular shuttle buses going between us and the airport. Best...
    Answered on March 14, 2020
  • Hi There is any dinner for New Year s Eve? Breakfast and dinner are available every day? How can I book a shuttle from/to airport to /from hotel?
    Hello, We are open everyday of the year including New Year's Eve, so we will serve dinner that day. If you would like to book a transfer, you can do t...
    Answered on December 27, 2021
  • Will the winter activities be available in early May?
    Winter activities will be available until April 30th. Please see our web page for information about the activities we offer in May. Thank you. Best ...
    Answered on March 14, 2020
  • Hi, How many guests are you sharing the toilet and bathroom with?
    Hello, Snowhotel has 13 rooms in total so it depends on the occupancy rate. All the common areas are mainted and cleaned regularly ensuring safety, cl...
    Answered on October 3, 2021
  • Hi Is it an Ice Hotel ?? Can we have an Ice Room or so in the first week of October.....never stayed in an Ice HOTEL. Regards
    Yes, it's a hotel made of snow and ice and you can stay in Snow rooms all year, even in October!
    Answered on May 14, 2022
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
2 Restaurants On Site


    Food: Seafood, Local, European

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner


    Food: Local

Amenities of Snowhotel Kirkenes
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Street parking
  • Airport drop-off
  • Airport pickup
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Yoga classes
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Norwegian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Snowhotel Kirkenes takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 10:00 PM


8:00 AM - 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.

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 - 3 years
Crib by request
25% per child, per night
4+ years
Extra bed by request
50% per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Snowhotel Kirkenes accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

Please inform Snowhotel Kirkenes 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 Snowhotel Kirkenes

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Snowhotel Kirkenes by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 15min

  • Room options at Snowhotel Kirkenes include:

    • Double
    • Bungalow

  • Snowhotel Kirkenes has 2 restaurants:

    • Låven
    • Gabba

  • Snowhotel Kirkenes offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Bike tours
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Movie nights
    • Steam room
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Yoga classes
    • Walking tours

  • The prices at Snowhotel Kirkenes may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Snowhotel Kirkenes is 5 miles from the center of Kirkenes.

  • Guests staying at Snowhotel Kirkenes can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from Snowhotel Kirkenes.

  • Check-in at Snowhotel Kirkenes is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.