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Kirkenes Snow Hotel

Sandnesdalen 14 | Bjørnevatn, Kirkenes 9910, Norway
+47 78 97 05 40
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King Crab extravaganza

We booked the Red King Crab excursion through the Snow Hotel. Our guide , Kenth Peterson , was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wally007501
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Well worth a trip, Not sure about staying

It really is a must see. Absolutely amazing to see how it's made and what it's like inside. We only... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Kevin M
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Drogheda, Ireland
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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Sandnesdalen 14 | Bjørnevatn, Kirkenes 9910, Norway
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+47 78 97 05 40
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Red King Crab excursion through the Snow Hotel. Our guide , Kenth Peterson , was absolutely fantastic. He made the trip memorable for us in so many ways. We stopped off at the WW2 bunkers and walked through those built by Russian...More

Thank Wally007501
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

It really is a must see. Absolutely amazing to see how it's made and what it's like inside. We only went for an afternoon. I couldn't see myself staying the night. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are cosy but the fact that you...More

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Thankyou for an amazing experience. 1 night sleepover in the Snow Hotel. All the staff were extremely knowledgeable and friendly - pick up from Hertigruten, reception lady, welcome tour from Pierre, the sleepover advice from the young girls, everyone!! We did no added excursions but...More

Thank lebbington
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

After landing in Oslo and staying at the Thief hotel, we traveled by train to Bergen so we could see the countryside, was definitely right choice, train fantastic and once in Bergen we locked baggage in lockers in the train station and did some shopping...More

Thank DennisRogers
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Just a day visit, but well worth the trip. The Ice Bar is amazing and lit beautifully. We had a snack and two drinks during the day and plenty of time to view the sculptures and see every room. Something I have always wanted to...More

Thank Penny L
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed one night here and it was absolutely incredible. Confess we bailed on our booked ice room and swapped to a gamme cabin just before we got there which we personally were relieved to have done - though our friends who did the ‘true...More

Thank Holzfrog
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I visited as part of a package ......snow hotel, reindeer and husky sledding. The ice carvings are amazing and we were free to explore the whole hotel and look in all the bedrooms. I don't think I would want to sleep there but the cabins...More

Thank Judi B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Kirkenes Snow Hotel The Kirkenese Snow Hotel is truly a magical place. You can visit during the day but the best way to experience what they have to offer is to stay right there. You do have a choice of staying In the Snow Hotel...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This is a truly beautiful place with stunning ice carvings - something you don't see everyday. The tour of the hotel is interesting with a taste of a local snack & a bit of a lesson about the local animals. This was followed by a...More

Thank steveandinga
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Very impressive construction apparently put up in 3 weeks, sculptures and all. The bedrooms are made from a large balloon sprayed with water and artificial snow and once thick enough, the balloon is deflated. Ice is cut with a chainsaw from the local lake.Quite cold...More

Thank pehu44
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hemashah
29 September 2016|
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Response from lebbington | Reviewed this property |
go snow hotel 100%
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babswired29
19 February 2016|
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Response from Ojo62 | Reviewed this property |
Just let your hotel reception know, the Snow Hotel has mini-bus. They always go round the hotels to pick-up guest to the Snow Hotel and back. All included in price.
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