A unique experience at the Kirkenes Snowhotel
Enjoy a special Arctic experience at the Snowhotel. The structure is constructed entirely from snow and ice each year and has spacious, illuminated snow suites decorated with snow sculptures and an Arctic snow bar for celebrations and cool drinks.
Dinner and breakfast are served at the restaurant next door to the snow hotel. To complete your stay, you can book optional excursions with choices to go snow-shoeing, snow-mobiling or dog sledding.
Every guest at the Snowhotel sleeps as a Snow Queen and Snow King! Spacious, white, decorated, enlightened Snow Suites is especially designed for our guests. In every room there are many beautiful design arts made from snow and ice. Welcome to a world of white snow!
Transfer by minibus to the Snowhotel, situated 10 km from Kirkenes in Sandnes. Depending on the arrival time you have the possibility to do a winter activity organized by Kirkenes Snowhotel AS that start and end at the Snowhotel.
In the evening a welcome drink is served in the Snow Bar. After that you'll enjoy a traditional, locally sourced three-course dinner, served by the hotel's roaring fire before your guide helps you prepare for your night in the Snow Hotel. Take a stroll through this unique property, paying a visit to the resident reindeer before settling into your Snow Room for a good night's sleep. There is a warm room at the Snow Hotel for midnight teas and coffees.
After a night spent in a sleeping bag, you have the possibility to use the sauna and showers which are located in a separate building close to the Snow Hotel. After breakfast we pick you up from the Snow Hotel at 09:00 and transfer to the Hurtigruten quay, Thon Hotel or Scandic Kirkenes.
Dates: Spring (01.04 - 19.04.2017) and Winter (20.12.2016/2017 - 31.03.2017/2018)
- You can extend your holiday with the programme "The Kirkenes Snowhotel" on Hurtigruten sailings starting or ending in Kirkenes along the Norwegian coast.
- Included: Overnight in Snow Suite incl. thermal bedding, transfers from hotels in Kirkenes or ship to Snowhotel and back, 3-course-dinner, welcome drink. English-speaking instructor, WI-FI. Overnighters have free access to borrow cross country skis, snowshoes, winter clothing and kick-sledges. (Airport transfer to/from Snowhotel can be added at extra costs).Clothing: Hiking shoes and a wind and water proofed jacket are recommended on this public hike.
Daily pick-up time: Right after disembarkation or from hotel in Kirkenes at 13:00 or 17:00
Clothing: Comfortable shoes, long underwear, warm and windproof jacket, pullover, warm hat and socks are needed
If you want to stay in Bergen before or after your pre/post programme, you can further extend your holiday by staying at our recommended hotels.
Please call us on if you wish to book this extension programme