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

Situated 12.4 miles 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 9.3 for a two-person trip.

We speak your language!

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel has been welcoming guests since 29 Sept 2009.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

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

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel

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Max adults: 2
Double Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Exclusive Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 4
Family Room
  • 2 extra-large double beds
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4 reasons to choose Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English

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About Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Welcoming guests since 29 Sept 2009

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  • What are the best months to book this hotel for the ultimate snow experience

    Hi, the best winter months is when the Igloo Hotel i open. 20th December to beginning of April. But you should be aware of the Arctic Lights, which changes during this periode, and this will affect the winter experience.

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    Answered on 13 January 2021
  • Do you have wheel Chair access?

    We do have wheel chair access. Please note this to your eventual booking.

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    Answered on 6 November 2019
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • The Rock art of Alta
    6.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Sorrisniva Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Cafe/bar Northern light bar, Scandic Hotel
    10.6 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Alta River
    0 miles
  • Sea/ocean Alta fjord
    9.3 miles
  • Mountain Haldde Mountain
    15.5 miles
Ski lifts
  • Sarves Alta - Activity center
    21 miles
Closest airports
  • Alta Airport
    7.9 miles
  • Lakselv Airport, Banak
    41.8 miles
  • Hasvik Airport
    51.4 miles
How to get to Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel from Alta Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Sorrisniva restaurant

    Cuisine: European

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Skiing Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate or cookies Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
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
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Wellness facilities
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi Additional charge
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Norwegian
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House rules Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


14:00 - 20:00


06:00 - 12:00


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 aged 12 years and above are considered 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

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

FAQs about Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

  • Room options at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Sorrisniva restaurant

  • 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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • 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.

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

  • Guests staying at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is 6.8 miles from the centre of Alta.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min