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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Ok so this is an expensive place to stay to not have a toilet etc in the room and to have to put on more clothes than I ever have to go to bed and to wake up cold, but WOW what an experience. The igloo and all the sculptures are just magical, it really is a feat of engineering.... More 

Thank Blondie31
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

My husband and I stayed at the ice hotel on 14th March. On arrival we were given a tour of the adjoining hotel which is beautiful and then taken inside the ice hotel where we slept. We booked through the cruise and probably would never have considered the experience if this trip hadn't been offered. (there were 8 of us... More 

Thank Sue and Brett J
Boston, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We visited the Igloo Hotel but did not stay overnight - staying is very expensive and, frankly, at my age I value my comforts! However the ice carvings are very spectacular and should not be missed. Every year the theme of the decorations is different so this is a visit which could be repeated. You also get an included drink... More 

Thank Richard G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Booked Snow Mobiling on line, which we did in the night. This was from the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel. Much cheaper than through the cruise company. Picked up in Alta. Provided with all the gear and were out for over 2 hours. Our guide was a very pleasant man called Hans. Afterwards he gave us a tour of the Igloo Hotel... More 

Thank Doodlers007
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

An amazing experience in an amazing hotel. Get there early to enjoy the hotels own toboggan run and go snow shoeing and kick sledding on the Alta river (in wintertime obviously). Wrap up warm and go outside and enjoy the Northern Lights is nature is on your side. Enjoy.

Thank jonesey6969
Sittard, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

A season of only 4 months requires a lot of dedication. The result is impressive. Good accommodation. Lots of detailed ice carving. Ice bar, with ice glasses. Sleeping in reindeer hides. (Ok, with a sleeping bag). Friendly, and extremely helpful staff. I'm glad we stayed here for the night.

Thank Peter v
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

at an average of -7. brilliant ice carvings including an alter and a bar and 16 rooms all with their own themes. you get a drink included in your visit which is blue cuaro I think in an ice glass. this is a must see location even if you dont stay overnight it is something that is unforgettable we went... More 

Thank chris c
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Visited this place whilst on a cruise. Took a taxi from the tourist office in town. Lovely drive through the snowy mountains. Costs about £20 to get in and so worth it. Once inside the ice sculptures are out of this world. Got to see the two suites and the other guest rooms. There is even a chapel where you... More 

Thank sue w
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

This an extraordinary experience to spend a night in a hotel made of snow and ice and to have a drink at the icebar in a glas made of ice. Excellent restaurant with unexpected high quality gourmet meals. The breakfast was the best I ever had and the service in the restaurant was excellent as well. We stayed in a... More 

Thank Fuhr_07
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

From the outside it seems a little boring but walk through the door and wow! There's a wedding chapel, bridal suite, many bedrooms, a bar and more. Each year there is a theme. This year there were trolls everywhere. The skill and talent put into this is amazing.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
UNIQUE OVERNIGHT EXPERIENCE - THE IGLOO HOTEL. Feel the silence in the hotel made of snow and ice. See the sculptures and have an ice drink in the ice bar. Feel the contrast between staying in the cold, while the cozy sleeping bag keeps you nice and warm during the whole night! Experience the silence and serenity surrounding you. Every year the Igloo Hotel has a new unique theme from the Arctic part of the world. Woolen underwear is recommended for the night. While staying at the snow- and ice hotel you can experience the nature around, relax in a warm atmosphere in the living room and enjoy a dinner in our great (warm) restaurant. Sorrisniva restaurant serve á la carte menu based on local food and traditions. A table is reserved for you when staying the night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Address: Sorrisniva 20, Alta 9518, Norway (Formerly Alta Friluftspark)
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Alta Municipality > Alta
Price Range: RM2,381 - RM2,734 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“The hotel design is new each year”
 of 5 bubbles 792brendanm, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“As it's an ice hotel all rooms would b equal”
 of 5 bubbles lorrainepenfold, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Does not matter what room you choose as you would be buried in sleeping bags :)”
 of 5 bubbles rsky1124, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Go for the suites! Pure magic!”
 of 5 bubbles Turskredderen, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Wherever you sleep, it'll be quiet and the air will be fresh and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles V9160GFkarenh, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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