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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a magical time I've just had the privilege to spend at Basecamp on the Exodus Wilderness Week... If you're thinking of booking, don't hesitate. It's the experience of a lifetime. Utterly perfect from start to....er....Finnish..(sorry!) Wonderful, talented leaders (special mention to Julia who is a treasure), INCREDIBLE food and a range of bucket list experiences and activities that will...

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for one week with husband and 2 friends via Exodus. Had an amazing time. Did lots of different activities including dog sledding, cross country skiing, skiing at Ruka (excellent for beginners), reindeer farm and snow shoe walking. All activities were explained and taught brilliantly. Husky dogs definitely worth doing. Staff are very friendly and informative. Rooms better than expected....

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time here as part of a group. Clean but basic rooms to stay in, and a lovely view of the pine forests and lake from the balcony. All the staff looked after us really well, especially 'Teddy' the food provided was delicious, I defiantly did not go hungry! It was a relaxing stay, and I really enjoyed...

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Dromore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful snowy scenery in Oulanka National Park. Fun activities (included & optional) - never thought we'd be sleeping in a Quinzee we'd built ourselves! All the staff were brilliant, thanks to Teddy, Ida, Juuli & Jonni for making us so welcome & teaching us about Finnish life in the wilderness. All the food was delicious - compliments to the chef!...

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wales
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I stayed here for a week over Christmas with an organised group trip. the chalets are small, basic, clean and have everything you need...after all you should be out in the national park! With frozen lakes, fast flowing river and just beautiful natural surroundings you have everything you need for a wilderness adventure and learning new skills.

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1Thank WalesStar
Sydney
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I stayed here for 7 nights with an organised trip. The rooms are in wooden accommodation with underground heating which means the bathroom dries very quickly and if you clothes are wet lie them on the ground to dry out. There is a thermostat on the wall to adjust the temperature. The beds are average but everyone is different some...

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I stayed here in October, which is clearly off season in Finland. I was the only ov ernight guest for two nights, but everything opened up for me (and closed after me) for dinner (which was very useful, since it is quite far from any other restaurant, over a dirt road - vry well driveable for any car by the...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We spent 2 nights in this lodge in August 2016. The manager and staff were very friendly and helpful. They gave us many tips and organized many activities. We did half day canoeing and half day rafting trip. It was delightful. Some treeking tracks just nearby to discover forest and valleys. A very good restaurant cooking with local products.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

The place had nice atmosphere and the staff was super nice. Warm clothing was required though indie. Popular trails are just nearby. The dinner was however only average and for that reason only 4 stars.

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Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Basecamp Oulanka offers a basic accommodation and outdoor activities right next to the "pieni karhunkierros"-hiking trail. Smallish rooms with only amenity being a shower. Breakfast offering was pretty basic. Overall I would say this little pricey if you don't value the location right by the hiking trail above all.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome into the Arms of Mother Nature! Wellbeing and ecotourism within the realm of the Oulanka National Park. Accommodation in our cosy wilderness hotel. No TV sets, radios or newspapers, only nature and its sounds. Comfortable accommodation in double, twin or single rooms. Twin rooms with balcony are perfect for family of 4. In addition to this there are smaller rooms with double beds. Activities all year round. Our programs are true ecotourism, bringing together conservation, local communities and sustainable use of wilderness. ... more   less 

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Address: Myllykoskentie 30, Kuusamo 93999, Finland
Region: Finland > Northern Ostrobothnia > Kuusamo
Price Range: £84 - £86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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