Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Situated 20 km from Alta’s town centre, along the Alta River, is this special igloo hotel. The impressive 2,000 m² structure is made entirely from snow and ice every year and offers guests a unique experience. Reindeer leather sleeping pads and ultra-warm sleeping bags are provided in each Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel guest room. With a constant temperature between -4 and -7 °C, guests are encouraged to bring their own thermal under garments. A modern service building is located next door and features showers, changing rooms and a luggage storage room. Sorrisniva also has a sauna and 2 bookable, outdoor hot tubs for warming up and relaxation. Local specialities and produce are offered at the 2 on-site restaurants. Guests can enjoy drinks at the ice bar, served in glasses made of ice. Artistic ice sculptures are on display throughout the hotel. Staff will gladly assist with booking a snowmobile safari to explore the surroundings.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

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

Free parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 extra-large double beds
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
7.8
Location
9.4
High score for Alta
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Graham
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    A bucket list destination that exceeded expectations. Our ‘room’ was in the Igloo hotel, we chose the Aladdin room which was stunning and had orange lighting and amazing ice sculptures including a palm tree, it looked tropical but was still very...
  • Lisa
    AustraliaAustralia
    The hotel was spectacular. We had the chance to view all the suites and they were all incredible. If you can splurge on the suite…do it! The art in the hotel is just incredibly creative and beautiful. All around in incredible!!
  • Mary
    United StatesUnited States
    The staff were very helpful, especially Margrethe.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Sorrisniva restaurant
    • Cuisine
      European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
    Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Wellness
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Norwegian

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00 to 20:00

Check-out

From 06:00 to 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 3 years are welcome.

Children 12 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
NOK 1,295 per child, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please contact property to book transfers can be arranged by the property to/from Alta Center.

FAQs about Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

  • Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is 6.8 miles from the centre of Alta. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Walking tours
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Sorrisniva restaurant

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel on this page.

  • The prices at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family