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 Snowhotel. To complete your stay, you can book optional excursions with choices to go snowshoeing, snowmobiling 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!
Day 1: 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.
Day 2: 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.
Price from $426* per person
*The price includes one overnight at the Snowhotel, incl. warm clothing, transfer from the hotel or Hurtigruten quay to the Snowhotel and back, dinner and breakfast.
You can extend your holiday with the programme "The Kirkenes Snowhotel" on Hurtigruten sailings starting or ending in Kirkenes along the Norwegian coast.
- Daily departures: Apr 01 – Apr 19, 2017 / Dec 20, 2017 – March 31, 2018
- 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
Please call us on if you wish to book or receive more information about this extension program!
If you want to stay in Kirkenes before or after your pre/post program, you can further extend your holiday by staying at our recommended hotels.