Stays so Magical, Yule Never Want to Leave...
Looking for the best places to stay in lapland? Your snowy dreamscape starts here. We’ve got a sleigh-full of six magical Lapland hotels and log cabins, each more inviting than the last.
Get ready to step into a winter fairy tale with your very own family-friendly room or cabin, nestled just a snowball’s throw from lots of exciting activities.
So lace up those snow boots, gather your little elves, and take a peek into our winter wonder-list of handpicked accommodation.
Warm and inviting, the rooms are super cosy, perfect for snuggling up after a day of snowy adventures.
The main Tunturi building, where you check-in, is home to the reception and three places to eat, with all bedrooms and apartments in separate buildings close by.
This is where your buffet breakfast and dinner will be served, including your Festive Dinner on your final evening. At night, there’s even live music to enjoy.
If you’re looking for something extra nice, the superior Gielas building has a special bar and place for breakfast, and there’s also the unique Kontio building.
The lounge is a cosy spot with a fireplace that’s perfect for a nightcap. Meals are served buffet-style in the modern dining room, with flexible timings, so you can eat together or separately.
And don’t miss R-Kioski by the reception. It’s ideal when you’ve forgotten your toothbrush or need some snacks for the kids. Plus, it has a few magical souvenirs from the area.
If you fancy making a splash, then the hotel’s indoor pool will be a hit with the little ones, thanks to its exciting slides and chutes, while parents can find their own slice of heaven in the hot tub, sauna, and spa.
There’s also a shallow pool just for the kids, complete with fun toys which is sure to keep them entertained.
And this isn’t just any spa - it's the northernmost spa in Europe, offering a warm, tropical vibe in the heart of Lapland.
Take a dip in the jacuzzi, let the massaging jets ease your stress, or absorb the cosy warmth of a traditional Finnish sauna - with or without your costume!
Each family space is thoughtfully decorated and comes with all the modern touches you need. The rooms are conveniently designed on a single level for easy access.
And when the Northern Lights appear, you can snuggle into a comfy sofa in the viewing room and enjoy the magical sight.
The dining experience is top-notch, featuring a generous buffet breakfast and dinner at the main hotel, with a special Festive Dinner to round off your stay.
There's plenty here to keep everyone entertained, from a playroom for the little ones, to a gym and sauna for the grown-ups.
Plus, there's a welcoming bar with a fireplace to relax by and a charming boutique shop to find those perfect souvenirs.
The rooms are a snug retreat, all decked out in a charming cabin style, creating a lovely comforting stay. They’re all on one floor too, making access super easy.
Breakfast is served in the main building’s breakfast room which also offers a bar and restaurant. And if you fancy a little local vibe, then just next to the Inn is Pub Panimo. It’s got that traditional old-style feel with a crackling fireplace, perfect for enjoying a pint of Finnish beer.
And when you’re ready to relax, you can make use of two spacious public saunas - just a modest fee and they’re all yours to enjoy, with separate ones for gents and ladies, heated daily for your comfort.
This modern and elegant hotel never lets you forget the magical word you’re exploring.
Perched atop the fell, it integrates flawlessly with the snowy surroundings, featuring expansive windows in case the Northern Lights make a show.
Regardless, you can look forward to endless sky, the other-worldly forest, and the gentle sparkle of the town below.
It's a fantastic spot for families too. The suites are super comfy and the views unforgettable.
And those glass cabins? They make you feel like you're part of the starry night sky.
Feeling hungry? When you get here, you’ll be welcomed with a delicious afternoon tea—think tasty soups, sandwiches, cakes, and, of course, plenty of tea and coffee.
The restaurant here serves up a three-course dinner with fresh local produce like fish from nearby Inari lake. It's a tasty mix of old Finnish recipes and some new twists.
There's also a sauna and a hot tub you can book. They've got big windows so you can enjoy the views while you chill.
This hotel does its bit to look after the planet, with special heating from the earth and power from green energy. There's a cosy bar right next door for a relaxing drink too.
With special heated windows that give you a clear, warm view out into the wild, you might just catch the Northern Lights dancing across the sky.
Here, you can kick back in the warmth of your very own cabin, complete with panoramic views of the enchanting landscape. It's the cosiest of retreats.
These cabins are full of snug luxury, outfitted with a flat-screen TV and Chromecast for entertainment, air conditioning for comfort, a kitchen that has everything you need, a private sauna for relaxation and Wi-Fi to stay connected.
They're perfect for families, comfortably accommodating up to four guests, and deliver the highest level of comfort and style surrounded by the awe-inspiring Arctic views.
For dining, take a short 3-minute stroll to Kaunis, the restaurant at Hotel Star Arctic. There, you can savour a mix of local Lappish flavors and contemporary dishes.
Kick off your stay with a special Wilderness dinner, and each morning, fuel up with a hearty buffet breakfast offering a variety of hot and cold choices.
When you're done exploring the snowy wonders outside, come back to a space designed for ultimate relaxation.
Take a sauna to warm up and unwind or enjoy your favourite series on the flat-screen TV. Everything you need for a relaxing stay is right at your fingertips.
Available with our Santa's Magic package
Oh, what fun it is to stay in our magical log cabins and apartments. They’ve got that classic Lapland wooden style all over, making them super snug and authentic.
They are designed to cater to all family sizes - from a small gathering of Santa’s helpers to a grand party.
Our cosy accommodation is split between two main spots. There’s the Lupukka log cabin, a charming retreat that’s all yours to nestle into.
Next, there are the Puilakka log cabin apartments that offer private doors to the outside, letting you step straight from your cosy hideout into the magical Lapland air.
Not too far from these, you’ll also find the Ukselma log cabin, standing on its own for those who prefer some peace and quiet.
Need more space? We can combine accommodations to suit even larger family gatherings.
You’ll find a lovely breakfast waiting in the Lupukka and Ukselma cabins. Our friendly hosts lay on a big spread with lots of choices like cereal, yogurt, fruit, bread, cheese, cold cuts, and even some warm bites.
Juice, tea, and coffee are all on hand for a good start to your day.
If you’re staying in one of our Log Cabin Apartments, you’ll head over to Santa’s Hotel Tunturi for breakfast.
But if you’ve got family in the big cabins too, you can all come together and eat breakfast there. There’s plenty of space for everyone.
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WAYS TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY TO LAPLAND
It's time to book your trip to Lapland and we can't wait for your arrival. Whether you're booking online or giving our Christmas helpers a call on 01483 791 945, we're just as excited as you are for your magical journey to begin!
No one knows how to make Christmas more magical
Flights, transfers, half-board accommodation, a fun-filled activity trip and snowsuits are all included.
A remote spot in the far north of Finland, 200km above the Arctic Circle among the snowy trees of Saariselkä.
If you find your Santa’s Lapland trip cheaper before booking, we’ll match the price.