Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, NORWAY
|Sorrisniva 20, 9518, Alta, Finnmark, NORWAY.
Description: Sorrisniva Igloo HotelStanding on the shores of the Alta river, Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel enjoys a fabulous location in the heart of the Finnmark region, on the northernmost tip of Norway. Set in an impressive snow and ice structure, rebuilt every year in the winter, this spectacular property offers unique accommodation, fabulous activities and fine cuisine in an incomparable frozen atmosphere of snow and ice.
Perfect for fabulous experiences in this Arctic circle region of Norway, Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is within easy reach of many of the attractions of the Alta region, including the Rock carvings of Alta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among the many activities available from Sorrisniva, guests can choose from morning snowmobile safaris, Northern Lights snowmobile tours, and riverboat excursions into the Alta Canyon.
Accommodation at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel consists of thirty double igloos, entirely built from snow and ice. Reindeer skins and warm sleeping bags are provided for cosy nights' sleep, while the permanent wooden building adjacent to the igloos houses the bathrooms, which connect with the sauna, and there is a unique outdoor hot-tub for an incredible experience in the midst of the snow and ice. The Lakesestua Restaurant, also built in wood, stands by the igloos and serves traditional regional breakfasts and delicious evening meals based on the finest local, seasonal ingredients. The spectacular ice bar serves bright blue and red vodka in frozen ice glasses.
Type of rooms: Sorrisniva Igloo HotelDouble Room:
A special experience with a bed made of ice, covered by reindeer skins and two warm sleeping bags. Bright room lit by electric and candle light. Shared bathroom and shared toilet. One large double bed. Room size 10 sq m.
Additional information: Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
Free shuttle services are available to and from Alta airport on prior request.
Closed Dec 23 - 27th.
Closed Dec 31st - Jan 2nd.
Closed Mar 28th - April 2nd.
The igloo exists weather permitting.
Before booking, verify the costs, current prices and policies (deposit, cancellation fees for each rate, etc.) as the hotel may charge the guest accordingly.
All costs may change or vary between booking channels and should be understood (verified and accepted) when booking. Each rate may have its own cancellation fees. Travel insurance that covers cancellation fees is recommended.
Number of rooms: 30
Official category: Hotel Rooms.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2000/every year.
Period of closure: Dec 23 - 27th; Dec 31st - Jan 2nd; Mar 28th - April 2nd.Smoking policy: It is not permitted to smoke in public buildings and other places open to the public in Norway.
Winter Opening: December 15th 2018.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
GPS Coordinates: 69° 51' 54.27'' N 23° 19' 4.63'' E
Nearest airport: Alta Airport - 20,9km.