THE WORLD'S ORIGINAL ICEHOTEL
For the last 25 years, the world famous ICEHOTEL at Jakkasjarvi has been providing guests with outstanding experiences in the heart of Swedish Lapland. Guests take away unique memories from what is one of the most extraordinary hotels in the world. This is the world’s first ICEHOTEL, which is now going into it's 26th year of operation.
Each year the hotel is sculpted from scratch meaning a stay can truly be described as a once in a lifetime. The walls, floors and ceilings of the hotel are the canvases of designers and sculptures from all creative disciplines. The artists and art work vary from year to year with some captivating themes.
Beyond the hotel itself guests enjoy Ice Sculpting , Northern Lights Photography classes, visit local Sami herders, saunas, skiing, snowmobile tours through the pine forests, winter wilderness survival classes and dog sledding (mushing) across the frozen tundra with their very own team of dogs.
A stay here is sure to be something you never forget! A true winter wonderland dream.
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ICEHOTEL at Jakkasjorvi has 5 types of 'cold rooms'. With such a diverse choice of catagories the hotel caters for all budgets, tastes and requirements. From luxurious suites with private lounge areas, heated bathrooms and saunas to simple minimalistic igloo style rooms you will be sure to find the perfect option that suits you.
Ice Sculpting classes with a master sculpture
Photography courses (Northern Lights, Night Skies and Arctic Landscapes and Wildlife)
Sami cultural visit with reindeer herders and traditional local peoples
Sauna ritual (a Scandinavian way of life)
Skiing (Cross country)
Snowmobile Tours and Safaris
Wilderness Dinners in a rustic log cabin
Winter Wilderness survival classes with Survival Expert
Dog Sledding or Mushing with your own team of Husky dogs
Northern Light Safaris and Viewing