8 Best Glass Igloo Hotels In Lapland, Finland

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Located in the far north of Finland, Lapland is known for its ski resorts, culture and subarctic wilderness. It is also famous for natural phenomena, such as the aurora borealis (northern lights) and the midnight sun. Lapland’s capital is Rovaniemi, home to Santa Claus and Arktikum Museum. There are plenty of fantastic things to do in Lapland as well, such as skiing. Saariselka is known for Urho Kekkonen Park and the local Sami culture. More can be learned about the culture at Levi, in the Samiland Exhibition, while Kemi is famous for its Snowcastle. What better way to stay in this fascinating region than in one of the best glass igloo hotels in Lapland, Finland.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 21, 2024.

1. Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort - Igloos and Chalets (from USD 101)

This beautiful hotel is located in the Saariselkä Fell region of Lapland. Guests can enjoy a stay in glass igloos or traditional wood chalets. The thermal glass igloos offer luxurious beds and a glass roof. Some igloos feature a bathroom with a sauna, while others offer shared shower facilities. Chalets have comfortable beds, plus a seating area, fireplace, private sauna, and cooking facilities. The hotel has two a la carte restaurants serving traditional Laplandic dishes. It is also home to the largest smoke sauna in the world, which has its own restaurant. Free parking and Wi-Fi are available to guests and husky and reindeer safaris are available. Cross country ski equipment is also on hire too.

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Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort - Igloos and Chalets

Address: Kakslauttanen
140.0 km (87.0 mi) from Pyhä-Luosto National Park

2. Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos (from USD 459)

Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos is located in Saariselkä. Activities in the surroundings include snowmobiling, hiking, and skiing. Each heated igloo has a glass-dome ceiling, through which guests can directly watch the northern lights from their bed. Rooms have private bathrooms. The hotel offers a restaurant and a terrace, as well as a shared lounge. A free shuttle service is on offer and ski equipment hire is available to guests. Free wireless Internet is on offer in the main building and parking is free.

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Wilderness Hotel Muotka & Igloos

Wifi Available

Address: Muotkantie 204
139.47 km (86.7 mi) from Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

3. Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle (from USD 1223)

Perfect for families, Santa’s Igloos are located by the Arctic Circle, just outside Rovaniemi and a short walk from Santa Claus Village. Guests are served breakfast each morning. Each glass-roofed igloo features a flat-screen TV and electric kettle. Guests have access to a bathroom with a rain shower, and bathrobes and slippers are included. Guests are also given access to a tablet through which they can contact the reception for northern lights alarms. In summer, they can enjoy the midnight sun. Wireless Internet and parking are free to guests.

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Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle

Wifi Available

Address: Joulumaankuja 8
76.24 km (47.4 mi) from Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar Non-smoking rooms Skiing Family rooms Breakfast in the room

4. Arctic Fox Igloos (from USD 785)

Located in Ranua, Arctic Fox Igloos offer beautiful views of the Lapland sky, Northern Lights and Lake Ranuanjärvi. Hiking, snowmobiling, and swimming are available in the surrounding area. Guests have access to a restaurant and bar, where breakfast is served each morning. Barbeque facilities are available in the garden. Each glass igloo features a comfortable bed, as well as a kitchenette, private sauna, and bathroom. Views can be enjoyed through the glass walls, while the bathroom and sauna are walled for privacy. Free Wi-Fi is available.

Ranua Resort Arctic Igloos

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 5 Leirintäalueentie
130.46 km (81.1 mi) from Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Parking Restaurant Bar Terrace Airport shuttle Fishing Facilities for disabled guests Skiing

5. Santa's Hotel Aurora (from USD 293)

Set in the center of Luosto Village, Hotel Aurora is perfectly placed for watching the northern lights. The hotel is located in Pyhä-Luosto National Park where fishing and hiking can be enjoyed. The hotel offers guests a northern light alert, so they don’t miss the view. Each guest room features free Internet access and a private sauna, while some have a fireplace and others have a living room and separate sleeping area. The hotel’s restaurant serves three-course meals, an a la carte menu and a buffet breakfast. Drinks can be enjoyed by the fireplace in the bar.

Santa's Hotel Aurora & Igloos

Wifi Available

Address: Luppokeino 1
7.73 km (4.9 mi) from Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Sauna Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

6. Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos (from USD 191)

This stunningly beautiful hotel is located on the Arctic Circle, a 30-minute drive from the capital Rovaniemi. The hotel has three restaurants serving traditional Lappish cuisine and an ice bar. Guests can relax in an outdoor hot tub or the snow sauna, along with a second sauna next to Lake Lehtojärvi. Activities include snowshoeing, ice fishing, and snow sculpting. Glass igloos feature thermal glass roofs with a view of the sky and heated floors. Each has a private bathroom with a shower. The hotel has a special aurora borealis alarm service to ensure you don’t miss the latest showing of the northern lights. Guests have free admission to the SnowHotel between mid-December through March.

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Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos

Address: Lehtoahontie 27
84.96 km (52.8 mi) from Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Bar Board games/puzzles Parking First aid kit available Shuttle service (additional charge) Cashless payment available Chapel/shrine Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines

7. Lapland Northern Lights Hotel Ilveslinna (from USD 91)

Located in Ranua, an hour’s drive from the center of Rovaniemi, Lapland Northern Lights Hotel Ilveslinna is one of the best places for enjoying the northern lights, midnight sun, and local wildlife. Guests can visit Ranua Zoo and Wildlife Park, a short drive from the hotel. Other activities in the area include fishing, cross-country skiing, hunting, and trekking. Guests at the hotel can enjoy a night in a glass igloo while gazing at the beautiful northern lights above their heads. Rooms also feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels and private bathrooms. Guests are served breakfast each morning. An a la carte menu is available for lunch and dinner.

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Lapland Northern Lights Hotel Ilveslinna Ranua

Wifi Available

Address: Keskustie 10
129.81 km (80.7 mi) from Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Garden Terrace

8. SnowLounge AuroraHut Glass Igloos & Ice Hotel (from USD 317)

SnowLounge AuroraHut Glass Igloos & Ice Hotel is set in Sallatunturi and is built with only snow and clear ice from the nearby lake. Each year the hotel is built anew. The property has an ice restaurant, ice bar, ice wedding chapel, and an ice gallery. The hotel also offers ski-to-door access. Each bedroom is crafted from snow and ice and offers a unique décor. Beautiful views can be enjoyed of the northern lights. Alternative accommodation is offered in the AuroraHut on the lake, which offers a kitchenette, heating, and a toilet. Activities in the area include hiking and skiing.

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SnowLounge AuroraHut Glass Igloos & Ice Hotel

Address: Revontulentie 7
88.39 km (55.0 mi) from Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Live music/performance WiFi Available Hiking Non-smoking throughout Parking Temporary art galleries Fire extinguishers Ski-to-door access

Explore the wonders of Lapland, Finland

Spend time exploring this beautiful part of the world, trying your hand at skiing or snowboarding, or viewing the native wildlife. While doing so, stay in true style with great views of the northern lights, while sleeping in one of the best glass igloo hotels in Lapland, Finland.

For more accommodation options, there are also luxury cabins in Lapland.

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