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Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Sinetta
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Manila, Philippines
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
“One for the books experience ”
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here overnight.. waiting for Aurora Borealis to show, sadly it didn't but nevertheless it was a very comfortable night.. room very clean and heated, comfortable bed and the bathroom have all the amenities.

Stayed March 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

My finance and I stopped off here during our honeymoon and had a blast! Not only was the area quite beautiful and relaxing but the wide range of activities you can book through the hotel are really fun as well. Personally we tried ice fishing and also booked a private hot tub that overlooks a forest of snow laced evergreen trees. The icing on the cake is that we actually caught 2 fish while on the frozen lake! Staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful as well which is a huge plus. If you are looking for something a bit out of the ordinary and unique I definitely recommend.

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  • Stayed March 2017, traveled as a couple
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

This place is too expensive for what you get.
We stayed in the last week of the season, spent one night in the glass igloo and one night in the snow hotel.
It was clearly evident to us that the staff were ready for closing as they did not not care anymore about the guests. Everything was difficult, complicated and took forever.
In this place you need to book your food in advance and even pay for it in advance. How strange is this? The place is not child friendly as children are expected to eat the same 'sophisticated' food as adults. If you want to change the pre-selection of the food you made, they intend to charge 20euro extra. What a joke.
If you are staying in the snow hotel, the only place to be warm is in the reception building, the locker room or the room behind the lunch room. The staff just ignore you when you request a fire to be made in the room behind the lunch area even when you are cold. The staff just don't care. We waited almost 45min for a fire to be made after coming in from the cold!
The breakfast, I would rate it as super basic, maybe worth of 2 stars.
As for the sauna, you can only go once a day at a fixed time at night and at a charge. If you want go outside the set hours you pay even more.
I must say, the place is charging far too much do what it offers. The place is truly overrated and we will not come back. Rather go to the alps and stay one week in a 5star hotel. Same price but much better.

Stayed March 2017, traveled with family
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Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

This is definitely a bucket list experience. We stayed in the snow hotel for one night then in a glass igloo. It is better to do it in this order. The staff is very friendly and the aurora alert and night watch that wakes you up is essential to learn how to spot the auroras when you just arrive.

During the day there are activities such as snow shoes, toboggan and ice fishing at the hotel.

  • Stayed February 2017, traveled as a couple
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Thank you for staying with us! We also recommend to stay first night at SnowHotel after which it is nice to go to the comfort of your warm glass igloo. Aurora alarm is available in both of the accommodation types so that you don't miss the chance to see the beautiful light show!
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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Woke up to the view of clouds this morning! Stayed in this unique hotel for one night just to experience what it is like to stay in a glass igloo, and it's worth every minute. The room is well laid out, clean and kept warm. The glass ceiling and walls gave us a wonderful view of the snow and trees, even though we did not manage to see the northern lights.

Stayed March 2017, traveled with friends
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ArcticSnowHotel, Myyntipäällikkö at Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos, responded to this review, March 22, 2017
Thank you for staying with us, it is definitely an unique experience even if you don't see the northern lights! Maybe next time :)
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Additional Information about Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos

Property: Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos
Address: Lehtoahontie 27, Sinetta 97220, Finland
Location: Finland > Lapland > Sinetta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Sinetta
Price range (per night): ₱15,485 - ₱30,096
Hotel Class:3 star — Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos 3*
Number of rooms: 75
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
ARCTIC SNOWHOTEL Our SnowHotel sleeps 70 guests and is one of the largest in the Nordic region. This spectacularly handsome building is carved each year to be different in appearance. The walls and furniture surfaces of the unique rooms are decorated with ice art and illuminated artwork. The room temperature is 0–5C°, but using the sleeping bags intended for extreme conditions combined with reindeer furs, you can be sure you will stay in warmth and comfort. On the shores of the lake the moonlight, stars and Northern Lights illuminate the silent, Lappish nature. As our guest you will have a good night’s sleep as the Aurora Alarm searches the skies for you. GLASS IGLOOS Next to SnowHotel you will find the tranquillity of the glass igloos. Staying overnight in a glass igloo feels like sleeping in the open, but inside the igloo it is just as warm and cosy as a hotel. The igloo village is set in an opening surrounded by pine trees, sufficiently far away from the city lights, making ideal conditions for watching the Northern Lights and enjoying starry skies. Have a good night’s sleep as the Aurora Alarm searches the skies for you: once the Aurora Alarm has woken you up, all you need to do is open your eyes, look at the night sky and enjoy the sight from the comfort of your bed. ... more   less 
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