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Santa’s Hotel Riekonlinna

A family favourite
Choose passengers based on their age at the time of travel
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There's a full range of family rooms and suites, or go for a stylish apartment in the forest. The play area and Northern Lights viewing room are a favourite. Exclusive to Santa’s Magic.

  • Northern Lights viewing room
  • Lounge bar with open fireplace, small souvenir shop and children's play area
  • Buffet breakfast & 3-course buffet-style evening meal
  • Festive Buffet Dinner on your last night

Elegant and super comfy rooms

All the rooms have an en-suite bath or shower and toilet, balcony, TV and free WiFi.

  • riekonlinna twin bedroom
    Family Bedrooms (Type A)
    This room has two single beds and a double sofa-bed, which is suitable for one grown-up or two children. You'll have an en-suite with shower, TV, hairdryer, and everything you need for tea, coffee and cocoa.
    SLEEPS 2-4
  • riekonlinna junior suite
    Family Suites (Type B)
    Twin bedroom and separate lounge with a sofa-bed, which is suitable for 1 adult or 2 children. These rooms come with a private en-suite with either a bath (the only baths in the hotel) or a sauna with a shower. All rooms have a balcony, TV, minibar, hairdryer and everything you need for tea, coffee and cocoa. You can also book these rooms as pairs for families of 4-6 (type C).
    SLEEPS 4
  • Interconnecting Suites (Type C)
    These are interconnecting family suites (one comes with an extra single bed), with a shower, toilet, sauna, balcony, TV, minibar, tea, coffee and hairdryer. It has a bathroom with shower and toilet, and you'll have access to a balcony, TV and minibar, tea and coffee and a hairdryer. You'll also have access to a shared sauna. One suite has a bath rather than a shower, but no sauna.
    SLEEPS 4-5
  • riekonlinna one bedroom family apartment
    Family Apartments (Type D)
    Twin bedroom and separate lounge with a double sofa-bed and access to a shared sauna. There's also a private bathroom, balcony, TV, hairdryer and kitchenette. The apartments are just a 2 minute walk away from the main hotel - just two buildings behind.
    SLEEPS 2-4
  • riekonlinna two bedroom family apartment
    Family Apartments (Type E)
    Two twin bedrooms and separate lounge with a double sofa-bed, shared sauna, private bathroom, balcony, TV, hairdryer and kitchenette. The apartments are just a 2 minute walk away from the main hotel - just two buildings behind.
    SLEEPS 4-6
  • riekonlinna twin bedroom
    Twin Bedrooms (Type F)
    Twin bedroom with a private en-suite with a shower, balcony, TV, minibar, hairdryer and everything you need for tea, coffee and cocoa. You can also book these rooms as pairs for families of 4-6 (type G).
    SLEEPS 2-3
  • Superior Family Suites (Type H)
    Two interconnecting, newly renovated superior rooms, with twin beds and a single sofa bed suitable for a child. One has a private sauna you can snap up, and they all have a bathroom, balcony, TV, minibar, hairdryer, tea and coffee.
    SLEEPS 4-6

A comfy spot in the centre of Saariselkä

Santa’s Hotel Riekonlinna offers a range of family rooms, suites and family apartments set in the woods behind the main hotel building, only a short walk away. 

The family apartments and suites are tastefully furnished and equipped with modern amenities. Additionally, the cabin-style rooms are situated on one single level.

If the Northern Lights come out to play, head to the viewing room and dive into a squishy sofa to watch the spectacular show.

The food here has a great reputation, with a buffet breakfast and dinner served in the main building of the hotel, including your Festive Dinner on your final evening.

There’s lots to do - playroom for the kids, gym, sauna, a cosy bar with an open fireplace, and a lovely boutique gift shop for souvenirs.

Choose your Santa’s Lapland experience

Both of our Lapland holiday packages include a reindeer ride, sledging with huskies, tobogganing, lots of snowy activities like snow hockey and mini skidoos, and a private visit with Santa. On our Santa’s Aurora package, your activity centre is exclusive to our Santa’s Aurora families and you’ll have an additional wilderness dinner, a visit to Santa's Elves Workshop and a longer husky ride and a snowmobile safari.

  • SANTAs MAGIC
    Your choice of four hotels with everything you've dreamed of for a magical Lapland adventure.
    Explore Santa’s Magic
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    Step into a magical wonderland.
  • northern lights in the forest
    smiling family fun in snow
  • starry night over the Lapland forest
    A wilderness you’ve only seen in your dreams.
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    huskies waiting to start sled ride
  • reindeer with family on sleigh
    Drive your own reindeer sleigh.
  • starry night over the Lapland forest
    northern lights at night
  • Santa bearing gifts
    Santa is here - your magical adventure starts now.
  • Believe your eyes, this is an experience your family will cherish forever.
    From £1169 per adult
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Half Price Child Places 2024 & 2025

Don't Miss Out On This Limited-Time Magic

We're giving the gift of incredible savings with half child places on our Santa’s Magic package for these selected dates in November and December 2024 / 2025.

2024 Dates

Hurry! Limited spots left - secure yours now to be part of the magic.

Departing from Departure Dates
Birmingham 28/11/2024, 03/12/2024, 05/12/2024, 10/12/2024, 17/12/2024, 
Bristol 04/12/2024, 10/12/2024, 16/12/2024
Leeds Bradford 27/11/2024, 02/12/2024, 04/12/2024
Liverpool 02/12/2024
London Gatwick 27/11/2024, 28/11/2024, 02/12/2024, 04/12/2024, 11/12/2024
London Luton 03/12/2024
London Stansted 17/12/2024
Manchester 03/12/2024, 09/12/2024, 10/12/2024 11/12/2024, 16/12/2024, 17/12/2024
Southend 22/12/2024

2025 Dates

Departing from Departure Dates
Birmingham 27/11/2025, 02/12/2025, 09/12/2025
Bristol 03/12/2024, 09/12/2025
East Midlands 08/12/2025
Edinburgh 10/12/2025
Leeds Bradford 26/11/2025, 01/12/2025, 03/12/2025
Liverpool 01/12/2025
London Gatwick 26/11/2025, 27/11/2025, 01/12/2025, 02/12/2025, 03/12/2025, 08/12/2025, 10/12/2025
Manchester 27/11/2025, 02/12/2025, 08/12/2025, 09/12/2025, 10/12/2025
Newcastle 26/11/2025

Call to book:  01483791945

Santas Laplnd FeeFo star rating
Superb experience from start to end. Staff all helpful at hotel and on the Santa experience day. Would thoroughly recommend
Santa's Hotel Riekonlinna - David
December 2021

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Santas Magic
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  • Gielas building communal lobby
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  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
Santa's Hotel Tunturi
You'll find a sleigh-load of family rooms to choose from, plus you're only a short distance away from a snowy forest for wintry walks.
from £1439 per adult
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Available with
Santas Magic
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  • Saarriselka Inn standard bedroom
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  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
Santa's Saariselka Inn
You'll get a lovely warm welcome at this cosy, traditional Finnish Inn. Packed with character and offering excellent value for money.
from £1389 per adult
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Santas Magic
  • Santa's Holiday Club exterior
  • Holiday Club family room
  • Santa's holiday Club bar
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
Santa's Hotel Holiday Club
A popular choice for families with different sized bedrooms, suites and apartments available. Here you have a cosy bar and lounge area, and are right in the centre of Saariselkä.
from £1469 per adult
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Available with
Santas Aurora
  • Santa's Star Arctic Hotel northern lights
  • Star Arctic restaurant
  • Star Arctic suite with view
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
  • We rate all of our accommodation based on their facilities, service levels, character and customer feedback.
Santa's Star Arctic Hotel
A luxurious spot at the top of the fell, with rooms that make the most of the Northern Lights. Extra special is the glass cabins where you can sleep under the stars.
from £1689 per adult
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The Complete Lapland Package

Flights, transfers, half-board accommodation, a fun-filled activity trip and snowsuits are all included.

Price Match Promise

If you are yet to book, and you find your Santa’s Lapland holiday cheaper elsewhere, we’ll price match it.

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Terms and Conditions

Free child places apply to the youngest child, aged 11 and under at the time of travel and are limited to one per family (i.e. one place per two full-paying adult Guests). They are only available on selected 2023 Santa’s Magic departure dates on a first-come, first-served basis and can be combined with the £100 off per person promotion for selected hotels in 2023. Free child places apply to the basic holiday price only, does not include room or airport supplements, meals and other activities which are payable in full. The discounts are valid at the time of writing but are subject to availability and change and can be withdrawn at any time.

The half-price child places apply to the youngest child, aged 11 and under at the time of travel, and are limited to one per family (i.e. one place per two full-paying adult passengers). They are only available on selected 2024 Santa's Magic departure dates on a first-come, first-served basis. The half-price child place applies to the the basic holiday price only, not including room/airport supplements, meals, activities etc, which are payable in full. The discounts are valid at the time of writing but are subject to availability/change and can be withdrawn at any time. 

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