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The Ice Hotels in Scandinavia

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The Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta, Norway
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Alta Igoo Hotel in Norway

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Norway's Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is a beautiful ice hotel found 15 kilometers outside the town of Alta, in the region Finnmark (northeastern Norway). From here, it's only 3 hours to the North Cape.

The Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta offers ice hotel lovers in Norway over 2,000 square meters of guest rooms, amenities, an ice bar, a chapel, and an impressive ice gallery that will take your breath away at night. It's the northernmost ice hotel in Europe.

Depending on how quickly the weather in Scandinavia warms up in spring, the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is open from mid January until mid April. The earlier you visit, the more you will be able to enjoy the Polar Nights.

On the inside, the 30 guest rooms of the Igloo Hotel keep a constant temperature of -4 to -6 degrees Celsius (21-25 degrees Fahrenheit). Guests sleep in cozy sleeping bags on authentic, traditional reindeer fur.

You can warm up in the hotel's sauna and hot tubs whenever you want to, though. Or, visit the ice bar where you can meet other guests in the evening and have the bartender pour you some blue-tinted Vodka into your ice glass. It definitely goes with the decorations!

As with most ice hotels, the bathrooms at Alta's Igloo Hotel are found in a separate building, which is heated.

The Igloo Hotel serves typical Norwegian fare in the restaurant located right next to the hotel's ice building. You'll also find a gift shop and this ice hotel's reception there.

For reservations, check to see how to call Norway and then reach the reception of the Igloo Hotel at +47 78 43 33 78.

Compare Alta's Igloo Hotel with prices of other hotels in Alta

Website: Igloo Hotel in Alta Friluftspark, Norway

Find out what ice hotels can look like in the Ice Hotel Photo Gallery!

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