The Best Hotels in Lapland, Finland

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Lapland. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 754 reviews

Located near SantaPark, Arctic TreeHouse Hotel offers accommodation in Rovaniemi. Offering suites, guests can enjoy… See more

Located near SantaPark, Arctic TreeHouse Hotel offers accommodation in Rovaniemi. Offering suites, guests can enjoy views of the surrounding forest and even the Northern Lights if lucky. Free private parking and free WiFi are available on site.

Decorated with Nordic design, the rooms have a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities and a minibar. The rooms come with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer.

There is a 24-hour front desk, concierge service and gift shop at the property. Guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar. Ask the staff for more information on arranging husky safaris, reindeer farm tours, Finnish sauna and visits to SantaPark.

You can engage in various activities, such as skiing, cycling and hiking. Santa Claus Village - Main Post Office is 2 km from Arctic TreeHouse Hotel, while central Rovaniemi is 5.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is Rovaniemi Airport, 3.4 km from the property.

Rooms from $212

Surrounded by nature, this unique property is located in the Saariselkä Fell region of Finnish Lapland. The property… See more

Surrounded by nature, this unique property is located in the Saariselkä Fell region of Finnish Lapland. The property offers glass igloos and traditional wood chalets and has the world’s largest smoke sauna. Free WiFi and free parking are available.

The thermal glass igloos feature a bedroom with a glass roof and luxury beds. Some igloos include a bathroom with sauna, while others have shared shower facilities.

The chalets feature cooking facilities, a seating area and fireplace. A private sauna is also included.

Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort offers 2 à la carte restaurants, which serve Laplandic specialities such as reindeer and char-grilled salmon. The hotel’s smoke sauna even has its own restaurant, Savusauna.

6 saunas are available, each has a relaxation room with an open fireplace. A nearby ice hole is ideal for cooling off.

Husky and reindeer safaris can be arranged, and snowmobiling is also possible. Guests can also rent cross-country skis, Nordic walking sticks and snow shoes.

Urho Kekkonen National Park is 5 km away from Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort - Igloos and Chalets.

Rooms from $184

Glass Resort

Resort

Rated 9.5 in 486 reviews

Located within Santa Claus Village, Glass Resort is set in Rovaniemi. All apartments comes with floor-to-ceiling… See more

Located within Santa Claus Village, Glass Resort is set in Rovaniemi. All apartments comes with floor-to-ceiling windows, sauna and a private outdoor hot tub. Santa Claus' Office is just a few minutes by foot.

Each unit has a flat-screen TV and seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a kitchenette and tea/coffee facilities in the room.

At Glass Resort, you will also find a 24-hour front desk, tour desk and on-site restaurant. Chasing Northern Lights is popular in this area between October - March.

Arktikum Science Centre and Ounasvaara Ski Resort are each about 8 km from the property. The nearest airport is Rovaniemi Airport, 3 km from Glass Resort.

Rooms from $464

Golden Crown - Levin Iglut

Rated 9.1 in 347 reviews

Offering fully insulated and heated glass igloos, Golden Crown - Levin Iglut provides a peaceful retreat atop Utsuvaara… See more

Offering fully insulated and heated glass igloos, Golden Crown - Levin Iglut provides a peaceful retreat atop Utsuvaara Fell, in Finnish Lapland. Levi Ski Resort is 9 km away. Parking is free.

Golden Crown’s igloos include a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer. Electronically adjustable beds and mountain views are also featured. Some igloos also feature a hot tub and XL king size beds. The igloos offer an unobstructed view of the northern sky and if lucky, you can admire the Northern Lights from inside the igloo.

Shared BBQ facilities are found in a wooden tipi hut, which has an open fireplace. There is also a glass roofed Scandinavian style restaurant open from September until April.

Kittilä Airport is 17 km from the igloos.

Rooms from $399

Nova Galaxy Village

Rated 9.2 in 189 reviews

Located in Rovaniemi, within 16 km of Arktikum Science Centre and 18 km of Santa Park, Nova Galaxy Village provides… See more

Located in Rovaniemi, within 16 km of Arktikum Science Centre and 18 km of Santa Park, Nova Galaxy Village provides accommodation with a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property as well as free private parking for guests who drive. The property is around 19 km from Santa Claus Village, 20 km from Santa Claus Village - Main Post Office and 20 km from Santa Claus Village - Christmas House. The hotel features a sauna and a concierge service.

At the hotel every room is fitted with bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available daily, and includes buffet, continental and vegetarian options.

Science Center Pilke is 15 km from Nova Galaxy Village, while Lordi Square is 16 km away. The nearest airport is Rovaniemi, 19 km from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $264

Nova Skyland Hotel

Rated 9.1 in 1071 reviews

Located in Santa Claus Village within the Arctic Circle, Nova Skyland Hotel offers accommodation with free WiFi, seating… See more

Located in Santa Claus Village within the Arctic Circle, Nova Skyland Hotel offers accommodation with free WiFi, seating area and flat-screen TV. The accommodation features a sauna.

The units feature modern Scandinavian design and have a large window, which is ideal for watching the Northern Lights. The units also have tea and coffee facilities, a minibar, free toiletries and bathrobes and slippers.

A buffet breakfast can be enjoyed at the hotel.

The staff can help arrange aurora hunting tours, husky safaris, reindeer farm tours and snowmobile safaris.

Santa Claus Village - Main Post Office is 200 metres from the accommodation, while Arktikum Science Centre is 7 km from the property. Rovaniemi Airport is 3 km away.

Rooms from $324

Aurora Village Ivalo

Resort

Rated 9.3 in 807 reviews

Aurora Village Ivalo is situated in Ivalo and offers cabins with a glass roof, offering the possibility to spot the… See more

Aurora Village Ivalo is situated in Ivalo and offers cabins with a glass roof, offering the possibility to spot the Northern Lights from the bed. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a tour desk and luggage storage space, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can have a cocktail at the bar.

All cabins are equipped with a coffee machine and a seating area. The private bathroom is fitted with a shower and a hair dryer. Shampoo, conditioner and shower gel are included.

A buffet breakfast is available daily at the property. Aurora Village Ivalo also offers safaris and other outdoor activities on site.

Saariselkä is 34 km from Aurora Village Ivalo, while Inari is 41 km from the property. The nearest airport is Ivalo Airport, 13 km from the resort.

Rooms from $245

Apukka Resort

Resort

Rated 8.8 in 1339 reviews

Apukka Resort is in Apukka, just 15 minutes drive from Rovaniemi. The property features multiple saunas, including an… See more

Apukka Resort is in Apukka, just 15 minutes drive from Rovaniemi. The property features multiple saunas, including an ice sauna, igloo sauna and movable saunas.

Property offers multiple activities on site. Winter activities such as snowmobiling, husky safaris, Northern Lights safaris and reindeer sleigh rides can be arranged with property. During other seasons guests can enjoy tours to Finnish nature, riding with Finnhorses, fishing and cooking course in nature, which all can be arranged with Apukka Resort.

Guests can also choose a cabin with a glass roof, giving the opportunity to spot Northern Lights from the bed. Other options include a villa, holiday homes and self-catering apartments. All accommodation options has a private bathroom. Free WiFi is available.

Restaurant Aitta can be found on site. Aitta is specialized in Nordic cuisine with modern twist and uses locally produced ingredients.

Rovaniemi Airport is 11 km from the property.

Rooms from $243

Aurora Collection

Rated 9.6 in 304 reviews

Aurora Collection features free WiFi and views of mountain in Saariselka. Among the various facilities are ski-to-door… See more

Aurora Collection features free WiFi and views of mountain in Saariselka. Among the various facilities are ski-to-door access and a ski pass sales point. There is free private parking and the property provides paid airport shuttle service.

All units in the hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Every room is fitted with a kettle and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, while some rooms will provide you with a kitchen equipped with a dishwasher. At Aurora Collection each room is fitted with bed linen and towels.

At the accommodation guests are welcome to take advantage of a hot tub. Ski equipment hire, bike hire and car hire are available at Aurora Collection and the area is popular for skiing and cycling.

The nearest airport is Ivalo Airport, 31 km from the hotel.

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Ranua Resort Arctic Igloos

Rated 8.8 in 191 reviews

Ranua Resort Arctic Igloos features igloo accommodation in Ranua, with impressive views of the Finnish Lapland sky and… See more

Ranua Resort Arctic Igloos features igloo accommodation in Ranua, with impressive views of the Finnish Lapland sky and the neighbouring Lake Ranuanjärvi. Each igloo has a private sauna, kitchenette and bathroom.

Sleep under the stars in the glass-walled bedroom, as well as have the privacy of a closed-in area where the sauna and bathroom can be found. Free WiFi is available in each igloo.

There is an on-site restaurant with a bar, where a daily breakfast is served. There is also a garden with barbecue facilities.

Ranua Resort Arctic Igloos staff can help arrange transfer services and safari activities. Guests can enjoy swimming, hiking and snowmobiling in the surroundings.

Ranua Wildlife Park is 5 km away, while the nearest airport is Rovaniemi Airport, 93 km from the property.

Rooms from $234

Wilderness Hotel Inari & Igloos

Rated 9.1 in 1697 reviews

Situated right by the shores of Lake Inari, Wilderness Hotel Inari & Igloos provides accommodation and activities… See more

Situated right by the shores of Lake Inari, Wilderness Hotel Inari & Igloos provides accommodation and activities. Equipped with a sauna and a shared lounge with bar, the hotel takes inspiration from Sami culture.

Sleep in an aurora cabin with sky views, a log cabin facing Lake Inari, or a wilderness room with Lappish decorations. All rooms come with a bathroom with toiletries. Some rooms features a sauna and flat-screen TV.

A buffet breakfast is served daily at the property. The Lappish themed restaurant Ukko offer guests panorama views onto Lake Inari.

Wilderness Hotel Inari & Igloos offer a range of activities like husky safari, cross country skiing, reindeer farm visits, ice fishing and aurora hunts.

Wilderness Hotel Inari & Igloos is a 5 minutes’ drive from Inari Village. Ivalo Airport is 47 km away.

Rooms from $150

Northern Lights Village Levi

Resort

Rated 9.1 in 270 reviews

Located in Sirkka, Northern Lights Village Levi offers a garden. Among the various facilities are a terrace and a bar… See more

Located in Sirkka, Northern Lights Village Levi offers a garden. Among the various facilities are a terrace and a bar. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk.

The glass-roofed cabins offer the possibility to see the Northern Lights from your own cabin. A minibar, electric kettle and private bathroom with shower are standard in each cabin.

A continental breakfast can be enjoyed at the property.

Guests can engage in a variety of activities at Northern Lights Village, such as snowmobile and husky safaris, as well as Northern Light hunting trips. Cross-country skiing and snowshoe hiking are also possible.

Levi is 17 km from the resort. The nearest airport is Kittilä Airport, 33 km from the property.

Rooms from $345

Aurora Queen Resort Igloos

Resort

Rated 9.8 in 215 reviews

Boasting a bar, Aurora Queen Resort Igloos is situated in Saariselka. Featuring a restaurant, the 4-star resort has… See more

Boasting a bar, Aurora Queen Resort Igloos is situated in Saariselka. Featuring a restaurant, the 4-star resort has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. There is free private parking and the property features paid airport shuttle service.

The rooms are fitted with a coffee machine, while certain rooms come with a kitchenette with a stovetop. At the resort rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire is available at Aurora Queen Resort Igloos.

The nearest airport is Ivalo Airport, 43 km from the accommodation.

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Wilderness Hotel Nangu & Igloos

Rated 9.2 in 257 reviews

Wilderness Hotel Nangu & Igloos is located right by Lake Inari, offering lake views and accommodation in idyllic log… See more

Wilderness Hotel Nangu & Igloos is located right by Lake Inari, offering lake views and accommodation in idyllic log buildings. In the winter, guests may experience the Northern Lights, and enjoy the midnight sun in the summer time.

The rooms feature traditional log walls and Lappish décor. Each room has a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

The on-site restaurant serves breakfast and lunch in buffet style. Dinner options include Lappish delicacies.

A range of winter activities are arranged at Wilderness Hotel Nangu & Igloos, such as Northern Lights hunting trips with snowshoes or snowmobiling. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice fishing can also be arranged. Guests can enjoy a ride by husky sledges and visit a nearby reindeer farm.

Ivalo is a 20-minute car ride away. Ivalo Airport is 31 km away from Wilderness Hotel Nangu.

Rooms from $703

Northern Lights Ranch

Rated 9.3 in 261 reviews

Northern Lights Ranch provides cabins with large windows and a heated glass ceiling. Each unit is equipped with a… See more

Northern Lights Ranch provides cabins with large windows and a heated glass ceiling.

Each unit is equipped with a seating area and a private bathroom with bidet and free toiletries. A patio with garden views is offered in every unit.

Various seasonal activities are available such as huskies, reindeers, snow mobiles, cross country skiing, down hill skiing and aurora hunting trips can be arranged for an extra fee. Also autumn activities such as canoeing, hiking and fishing can be enjoyed. Ice skating and showshoeing are available free of charge in the winter.

The property has a restaurant with a bar.

Levi is 17 km from the apartment. The nearest airport is Kittilä Airport, 31 km from the property.

Rooms from $265

Arctic Skylight Lodge

Rated 9.1 in 272 reviews

Situated in Äkäslompolo, 41 km from Kolari Train Station, Arctic Skylight Lodge features accommodation with a shared… See more

Situated in Äkäslompolo, 41 km from Kolari Train Station, Arctic Skylight Lodge features accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking, a restaurant and a bar. The accommodation offers a shuttle service, while a bicycle rental service is also available.

All units in the hotel are equipped with a kettle. With a private bathroom fitted with a bidet and a hairdryer, rooms at Arctic Skylight Lodge also feature a mountain view. All rooms at the accommodation have air conditioning and a desk.

Arctic Skylight Lodge offers a buffet or continental breakfast.

Guests at the hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Äkäslompolo, like hiking, skiing and cycling.

The nearest airport is Kittilä Airport, 51 km from Arctic Skylight Lodge.

Rooms from $180

Lapland Hotels Sky Ounasvaara

Rated 9.0 in 1576 reviews

Situated right next to the Ounasvaara Winter Sports Centre on Ounasvaara Fell, Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara offers a… See more

Situated right next to the Ounasvaara Winter Sports Centre on Ounasvaara Fell, Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara offers a restaurant and roof terrace with views over Rovaniemi city and the Kemijoki River valley. Parking is free.

A TV, tea/coffee facilities and private bathroom are standard at Lapland Sky Ounasvaara. Most rooms have a private sauna.

The Chaine des Rôtisseurs- and Nordic White Guide-awarded Restaurant Sky Ounasvaara offers an à la carte menu featuring Lappish delicacies and international dishes. The floor-to-ceiling windows provide panoramic views of the surrounding nature. A souvenir shop and a café-bar with cosy fireplace are found in the lobby.

Guests can relax on the terrace and enjoy the Midnight Sun during summer or if lucky enough, the Northern Lights during winter. The hotel offers direct access to ski tracks and pretty walking trails. Guests can escape into nature and pick blueberries in the forest.

Rovaniemi city centre is 3 km away. Rovaniemi Airport is a 15-minute drive away.

Rooms from $157

Santa Claus Holiday Village

Rated 9.0 in 6534 reviews

Santa Claus Holiday Village is located at the heart of Santa Claus Village in the Arctic Circle, 8 km north of… See more

Santa Claus Holiday Village is located at the heart of Santa Claus Village in the Arctic Circle, 8 km north of Rovaniemi. Santa Claus Holiday Village offers three different types of accommodation.

All of the heated cottages and suites at the Holiday Village have private saunas and kitchenettes. The cottages also have a terrace. All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms and LCD TVs.

Staff can help arrange northern lights hunting, reindeer,- and husky safaris. Guests can also enjoy the skiing and hiking trails nearby. Lappish and international food is served at Three Elves Restaurant and Christmas House Restaurant & Coffee.

Free Internet access is available in public areas. A shop selling souvenirs and traditional Lapland goods and food is also found on site.

Rovaniemi Airport is located 5 minutes from the village. Guests can also visit Santa Claus a 2-minute walk away.

Rooms from $130

Arctic Light Hotel

Rated 9.3 in 1480 reviews

This boutique hotel is 8 km from Rovaniemi Airport and Santa Claus Village. It features bright, ultra-modern rooms with… See more

This boutique hotel is 8 km from Rovaniemi Airport and Santa Claus Village. It features bright, ultra-modern rooms with individually themed décor. WiFi and parking are free.

A flat-screen TV, minibar and tea/coffee facilities are standard at Arctic Light Hotel. Bathrobes and slippers add extra comfort, and some rooms have their own kitchenette. Each room has a private bathroom with a hairdryer and a bath or shower.

Facilities at Arctic Light Hotel include a sauna, a terrace and a lounge bar. The healthy, energising breakfast is created by Finnish-American TV chef Sara La Fountain. Staff at the 24-hour reception will gladly recommend local restaurants, attractions or activities.

The hotel is 200 metres from Sampokeskus Shopping Centre and 800 metres from Arktikum Science Centre.

Rooms from $146

Cahkal Hotel

Rated 9.3 in 373 reviews

Cahkal Hotel has a shared lounge, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Kilpisjärvi. With ski-to-door access, the 4-star… See more

Cahkal Hotel has a shared lounge, terrace, a restaurant and bar in Kilpisjärvi. With ski-to-door access, the 4-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. There is free private parking and the property features paid airport shuttle service.

At the hotel, the rooms have a wardrobe. At Cahkal Hotel rooms include bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

The area is popular for skiing, and bike hire is available at Cahkal Hotel.

The nearest airport is Sorkjosen Airport, 154 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $251