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.

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

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

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


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 extra-large double beds
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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
  • Do you have wheel Chair access?
    We do have wheel chair access. Please note this to your eventual booking.
    Answered on 6 November 2019
  • 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.
    Answered on 13 January 2021
  • Is end of March a good time to stay at igloo hotel and see northern lights
    Yes, March is a very good time to experience the northern lights. The Igloo hotel is open until 7th of april.
    Answered on 15 January 2022
  • Is the a toilet etc in the room
    Hi, In the igloo hotel there i no toilets, we do have toilets and shower in the main buildning.
    Answered on 20 December 2021
Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Sorrisniva restaurant

    Cuisine: European

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
  • Linen
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
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
  • 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
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Norwegian

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

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 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

  • Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Sorrisniva restaurant

  • 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 is 6.8 miles from the centre of Alta.

  • 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

  • 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

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