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. In the winter there is also an ice bar. The Bøkfjord is 1,650 feet away.

The arctic themed snow suites, available only in the winter, 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, available year round, 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 region is known for 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 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Snowhotel Kirkenes has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 19, 2014

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

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Max adults: 4
Snow Family Room
  • 2 queen beds
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Max adults: 3
  • 3 twin beds
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Max adults: 2
Snow Double Room
  • 1 queen bed
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  • The staff speaks English

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  • 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 Snowhotel Kirkenes team

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    Answered on March 14, 2020
  • 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 Snowhotel Kirkenes team

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    Asked about: Snow Family Room • 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, cleanliness and comfort for our guests.

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    Asked about: Snow Family Room • Answered on October 3, 2021
  • Do you accept dogs?

    We do not accept pets of any kind at Snowhotel Kirkenes.

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    Asked about: Cottage • Answered on July 24, 2021
  • Hi - we have a one year old, will we able to do any of the activities with him? Is he allowed to stay in the ice rooms? Thanks

    Majority of our tours are not suitable for small children and has age limit at 7 y.o. You can find guidelines for each product in product description on our official internet page. Same applies to overnight in Snow room.

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    Answered on December 19, 2020
  • what activities are available mid October 2020? 20th - 23rd.

    You can visit the Snowhotel 365, and get a visit to the dog farm and our reindeer included. You can drive a dog cart or go on a hike with huskies. King Crab Safari with RIB boat, Barent Sea fishing and more. Please visit our homepage for more info

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    Answered on November 30, 2020
  • Is there transport to the cabin from the Hurtigruten port

    During Winter months we provide shuttle on a regular basis f.o.c., as indicated on inclusions list. During Summer it comes at fee and upon request.

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    Answered on May 25, 2020
  • Do you extand stay if we want ?

    If you are asking if you can stay longer originally booked, feel free to modify your booking via booking.com interface. If you asked about Snowhotel overnight, then max 1 night at the time is recomended and extension is possible in one of our Gamme.

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    Answered on October 14, 2021
  • Will there be a shuttle service from the hotel to Kirkenes Airport?

    Transfer to/from Kirkenes airport can be booked for additional fee of 400 NOK per person.

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    Answered on January 10, 2021
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What's nearby
  • Sandnes ldrettslag Alpin Ski Lift
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Salt Sushi
    5 miles
  • Restaurant Surf N Turf
    5 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Go`biten
    5 miles
  • Restaurant Snowhotel Kirkenes Restaurant
    0 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Sandnes mountains
    0.6 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Barents Sea
    6.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Langfjorden
    0 miles
  • River Sandnes River
    0.3 miles
Ski lifts
  • Sandnesbakken Alpine facility
    0.6 miles
Public transit
  • Ferry Hurtigruten Terminal Kirkenes
    5.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • "Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen"
    3.6 miles
  • Vadsø Airport
    27.2 miles
  • Vardø Airport
    54.5 miles
How to get to Snowhotel Kirkenes from "Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen"
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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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
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water 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
  • 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
  • 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
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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!


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


10:00 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.

Children 12 and above are considered 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 - 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.

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The fine print

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Snowhotel Kirkenes (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

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

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

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

  • Guests staying at Snowhotel Kirkenes can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Snowhotel Kirkenes include:

    • Double
    • Bungalow

  • Check-in at Snowhotel Kirkenes is from 10:00 AM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Snowhotel Kirkenes has 2 restaurants:

    • Gabba
    • Låven

  • 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

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

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 15min