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Hotel Icefiord
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Ilulissat
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New Delhi, India
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“WOW!!”
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Lovely location overlooking the bay choked with icebergs. We were staying in one of the deluxe rooms on the first floor which was advertised to have a balcony, but the balcony turned out to be a "french balcony" which meant that while you could not sit outdoors with a cup of hot team to enjoy the view, you could always open the door and gaze towards the surreal world outside. The location of Hotel Icefiord is much better than Hotel Arctic, smack in the middle of town. There is a Spar super market within 10 minutes walking from the hotel and the hotel is also very conveniently located for the hike to watch the stranded icebergs that starts at the power station.

The food served in the restaurant was pricey but the reindeer and muskox that we ate were delicious. They had high-chairs in the restaurant which made it convenient for us to feed our baby daughter. Try to come in early for your meals to snag the window side tables looking over the bay. The speed of the wi-fi internet (paid) was miserably slow and it made much more sense to surf the internet from the terminal located close to the stairs next to the entrance of the restaurant.

Greenland is pricey but we loved the city of Ilulissat and Hotel Icefiord and would recommend it to everyone.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Warm staff welcome, incredible view of Disko Bay from the restaurant, good food, recommendations for trips to make a Greenland excursion unforgettable. My room was very comfortable. The taxi pickup was prompt and helpful, making things much easier when i definitely did not know the greenlandic language.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled solo
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Airlie Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 20 March 2012

We loved this hotel from the moment we saw it. It was simple and fitted into the surroundings of Ilulissat. Our room was spacious and comfortable and the view of Disko Bay and its icebergs was fabulous. All the staff were friendly, helpful and informative, especially Melanie. The food was very good both at breakfast and dinner and we especially enjoyed the Greenlandic buffet night, where we were able to try all the local delicacies. We would certainly stay here again.

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with friends
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Austin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2011

I arrive at the hotel and the front desk clerk was awful. She was so rude. Once she checked me in and sent me down the wrong hallway, I came back and asked about internet. She told me she was too busy to sell me internet. I later got it and asked about ordering food. She said she was too busy to bring it to my room. Later she brings it to my room anyway and says I will have to come to the front desk to pay later. I say, ok, and eat...planning on paying after my meal. She will not have that...I hear a knock at my door (midmeal) and start to stand. Before I even get to the door she has opened it (it was not locked). She poked her head in and said, she was waiting...Wow...Stay at hotel arctic! I have had a much better experience there!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled on business
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2011

Simple hotel, but perfect for the location. We started our expedition from here. Hotel has a great view on Icefjord with icebergs. Restaurant is very good (there is a also Thai cuisine by a thai cook that is really good). Rooms are simple but sufficient. Staf is very kind and helpfull

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled with friends
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2011

Basic interior but great view of the fjord. Rooms 102-106 has restricted view however.
The advantage of this hotel compared to Arctic is that it is within walking distance to everything in Ilulissat.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
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Burien, Washington
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Reviewed 8 May 2011

We stayed there twice in April over night on our way to and from Qaanaaq. We were with a group of ten people who went dog sledding and camping for a week in Qaanaaq.

They were always prompt picking us up and delivering us to the airport. The place is so clean. Rooms are quite adequate with an amazing view. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner were provided as part of our stay and the food was amazing. The view from the dining room is jaw dropping. It was easy to walk from the hotel around the town. This place really surprised us on the upside.

Internet is available but must be purchased on an hourly basis.

  • Stayed April 2011
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Property: Hotel Icefiord
Address: J.Sverdrupip Aqqutaa 10, Ilulissat 3952, Greenland
Region: Greenland > Qaasuitsup Municipality > Ilulissat
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Ilulissat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Icefiord 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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