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Hotel Hetan Majatalo

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Kapellen, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great stay in this hotel. We arrived late, but we still received a friendly welcome and they provide us with a late dinner. The family is very friendly and helpful. You can ask for everything. Rooms are clean and comfortable. There is a TV, Mini fridge and WiFi access. Just be aware that your room is not...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Anke, thank you for your visit and review. Welcome back some day! :)

holsworthy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for a few days after a Husky safari, I was worn out and the comfortable surroundings, hot showers, fantastic bed suited me fine!. The hotel has been run by the same family for generations and you can see lovely photos of all the family members in the corridors. This is a small, clean, comfy family hotel, in...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Liz, thank you for your visit and such a nice review! This made us really happy! :) Great that you went to roll in the snow after sauna! Everyone visiting Finland should do that! :) Welcome back some day!

Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small, friendly hotel. Ideal for families and groups. The rooms are clean and spacious. The restaurant basic, but everything is simply cooked by members of the family, who run and own the hotel. It is not smart or luxurious, but basic, clean and good value for money.

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne, thank you a lot for your nice review and visit! :)

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

**LOVELY COMFORTABLE FAMILY RUN MODERN HOTEL IN GREAT LOCATION ** I spent 2 nights here after a 5-day Wilderness Safari with Hetta Huskies so the well-appointed warm rooms (a bit too warm for me!), comfortable beds & fabulous food were really appreciated. The staff were very friendly and Tina, usually at the front desk, spoke excellent English and was keen...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear John, thank you so much for your visit and great review! It was great to see you on the last day of your husky safari while I was having a bit of free time out from the office and made a short snowmobile drive. I got such a great photo of you with that great smile! :) I was...

Reviewed 3 March 2017

I had the chance to be the guest for couple of days to Hetan Majatalo Hotel in February 2017 and I was impressed by the kindness of the host (Tina and her familly). The rooms are very nice and clean also the bathrooms are new. The host can arrange for tourist a lot of activities around the area like(husky safari,...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Razvan, thank you really much for your visit and great review! It would be great to have you back some day! I wish you all the best! Greetings to your lovely wife! <3 Hugs!

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stayed here as part of a package with Hetta Huskies, staying the night before and after our 5 day safari. This is a lovely family hotel. Excellent buffet breakfast & dinner. Clean rooms. Saunas. Cosy, relaxed atmosphere. Would love to return.

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Judy, thank you so much for your visit and great review! We would love to have you back some day and I am sure the huskies would too! :)

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The hotel was part of a package through Dreams of Lapland/Transun and we spent 3 nights/4 days there after having had a day trip cancelled. They upgraded us to the 3 night package so we were delighted - but didn't look at other hotels to compare in the area as it was all included in our trip. The hotel is...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Hei debbie & family! Thank you for your visit and the review! Like you we are happy that your day trip was cancelled :) It is nice to hear you enjoyed your holiday in TrueLapland and our familyhotel! Great that you took some time for a walk to the church, bakery.. Thank you for all and have a happy 2017!

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We booked a 3-night trip with Transun, I was travelling with family from the UK. The hotel was lovely, just as described, simple, homely, family-run. It was clean, warm and comfortable - the drying cupboard in the room was a god-send for the snow suits and boots - you could just hang them up while you went for lunch and...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! It made us happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in our familyhotel. I need to say that as you are travelling in a group you are given a good discount of your stay compared to our normal prices! :) You just have lots of other things like activities and flights included...

Blyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had a family holiday just prior to Christmas and stayed at this small family run hotel.The facilities were basic as you would expect but the hotel was clean and warm and Tiina at the reception was very helpful and friendly. The buffet style meals were average but this did not spoil the enjoyment of being at this well located...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Thank you Chris, for your visit and review! We are sorry to hear you were not happy with the reps of your travel agent. Thank you for the 4 stars and not giving us a bad review because of them. I wish you all the best for 2017 and warmly welcome you back to Enontekiö and Majatalo, individually! :)

Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had a fantastic time on our trip and a lot came down to the great hotel. The rooms were spacious for a family, with a mezzanine floor for the children. The bathroom was clean, with a shower/toilet/basin which was all we needed. Kettles are not provided in the rooms but you can request to borrow one from reception (which...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Sophie & the boys, thank you for your visit and such a nice and informational review! We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Lapland and our familyhotel. Petri, Tuula and the staff in the kitchen are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and I am happy you enjoyed the Irish coffee. :) I hope...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel HETAN MAJATALO is the newest hotel in the Real Lapland & Lapland's oldest family company in tourism. Hetan Majatalo has offered rest, peace and clean air to visitors ever since 1924 and is now into it's fourth generation.Hetan Majatalo began operating in the early 1920s. The present-day Hetan Majatalo consists of an old-time, traditional inn and a high-quality hotel with 27 spacious room for 2-6 persons. As a speciality most of the hotel rooms have a loft with a skylight window and sufficient space. Cosy lobby with an unique fire place and piano, two saunas, meeting room, Wlan and a public computer, little library, playgrounds in and out side, souvenir corner, well-equipped fitness room, waxing room for skis, little kitchen, loundry and a Lapp hut are at your disposal. Traditional and excellent Lappish and Finnish food in an idyllic dining room will make your holiday complete. Hetan Majatalo is situated right in the centre of the village of Hetta / Enontekio but at the same time right at the edge of the wilderness. Hetan Majatalo attracts for outdoor activities. Untouched wilderness, the Real Lapland, starts right from the hotel's yard - as well as the well-kept skiing tracks and hiking paths. To the vast Lappish surroundings of Hetta you get to visit also in the arranged trips. Idyllic nature, combined to a delicious outdoor lunch, comes close to you for example in a snowmobile adventure. Lots of activities await you in Hetta and guided tours begin from the hotel. Reindeer safaris and husky rides are a unique way to spend a day. Hetan Majatalo will help you plan and organise your safaris and other programs. Briefly, Hetan Majatalo is just what the doctor orders: Rest, peace and refreshment in original, cosy Lappish environment. Come and enjoy the Real Lapland! Personal service of the host family makes Majatalo different. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Hetan Majatalo

Address: PO Box 1 | Riekontie 8, Enontekio 99401, Finland
Region: Finland > Lapland > Enontekio
Price Range: RM357 - RM506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Hetan Majatalo 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“One wing has a ladies sauna, the other has a male sauna - depends which one you want!”
JohnE749, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Family rooms with mezzanine level - kids loved sleeping up there!”
929debbieb, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms close to reception can sometimes connect to wifi which is available in the main reception areas.”
92hayleyd, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Each room has a drying cupboard so very useful. Bear in mind your room isn't cleaned everyday.”
842marlab, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good but family room more funky”
448laurence2448, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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