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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We had the most amazing time at Ongajok and knew we had made the right choice from the moment we were collected from the airport by Maetiz (totally spelt wrong, great chap from Latvia) who is the BEST snow driver! After a 45minute drive from the airport (although 15 minutes was just the driveway) we arrived at this beautiful lodge...

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Sydney
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very charming wooden lodge and cabins set on each side of the central path, so very atmospheric. The rooms were wooden floors and walls and nice and warm, the upstairs mezzanine was very warm for our daughter. There is a drop toilet and sink attached to the room and a shared shower room in another building close by. We had...

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England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For us this 4 night trip this was an amazing winter wonderland with outstanding natural beauty, tranquillity and new experiences (snow shoes, dog sledging, arctic nights) It is a well run lodge with young (European tourism students) but experienced and very helpful staff. Michael the owner gets a bad press in some reports, but the truth is that he has...

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Thank DenJ33
London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything I hoped for I got from our stay at Ongajok lodge. We went there on our honeymoon over the New Year period and had the best holiday we have ever been on. The beauty of the place in both "daylight" and darkness is stunning. We had a lovely room with a balcony/seating area. This must have been their deluxe...

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights in the hope of seeing the northern lights. The position of the lodge is really lovely, about a 40 minute drive from Alta and situated amongst hills and forest. The lodge arranged a pick-up from the airport so we didn't have to worry about that although there was some confusion when...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed at Lodge for three nights (31st December-3rd January) and this was by far the most incredible experience in my life and my two children’s. This place is something very special with the most beautiful scenery one could ever image. We were picked up from the Scandic Hotel in Alta by Michael, who I presume is the owner. We...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Firstly the location is pretty special. Out in the woodland it feels very isolated and tranquil. The rooms are traditional and cozy. Our room had a pit toilet, which was acceptable for us, given the rural location and there was no smell at all to worry about. Where it fell short was down to the level of service, particularly when...

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Brighton
Reviewed 28 December 2016

After our stay earlier this month, my mum and I would be happy to recommend a stay at Ongajok. As other reviews have mentioned, Ongajok is incredibly rural - it's lovely but just don't expect any amenities to be within walking distance! However, its an ideal place to look for the northern lights and enjoy some quiet. Our room was...

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend (now fiance since the trip) and I arrived at Alta airport to be met by Michael, the very charming Irish/German gentlemen who runs the mountain lodge. After picking up a few more stragglers we were quickly brought to the lodge and shown our rooms. The room was very cosy and warm and was exactly as described. Dinner was...

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Vantaa, Finland
Reviewed 17 July 2016

And I don't mean in bad way. Place was really nice and beautiful. We travelled with dogs and they were welcomed, we even got the last room from the building so it was private and easy to let the dogs out. Road to this place was really small (last 4 km), for us that was a bit surprice, but you...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ongajoksetra is situated literally at the end of a road, in the wilderness of Norwegian Lapland, but still just 25 km from Alta Airport. Upon arrival, you will discover a fantastic place with modern comfort and all facilities. The lodge comprises nine buildings surrounding a small yard. All the buildings are built in the traditional Norwegian mountain farm style. There is a main building, meeting room, stable, and 16 spacious guest rooms, many featuring a loft. The reception and the cosy dining room with adjacent living room area are located in the main building. We can host individual tourists and groups up to 35 guests, staying overnight. We are always committed to welcome you at one of the most beautiful lodges with the best food and the most dedicated service in Norwegian Lapland. We will always do our very best to make your stay with us pleasant and memorable! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ongajok Mountain Lodge

Address: Mathisdalen, Alta 9518, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Alta Municipality > Alta
Price Range: £143 - £153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ongajok Mountain Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Ask for 'full size' bed / Check you can cope with the 3/4? double. Separate shared showers / sauna area Some rooms have showers.”
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