Top 9 Glass Igloo Hotels In Norway - Updated 2022

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Catherine
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Surrounded by majestic mountains, icy glaciers, and breathtaking coastal fjords, Norway oozes with frosty fun in winter and carefree frolicking in summer. Possessing a landscape that stirs the soul, Norway boasts some of Europe’s most picturesque villages and a beguiling nature that makes it a must-see for those with an adventuresome spirit. You’ll easily find plenty of places to visit and things to do over the summer holidays. When you’re not gazing upon the brilliant Northern Lights you can enjoy top-tier skiing, exhilarating snowmobiling, world-renown hiking, and more. If you’re ready to explore this far-flung Scandinavian nation and you want to experience a compelling accommodation, then you must read on to uncover the top glass igloo hotels in Norway.

1. Lyngen North

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Lyngen North is a wonderful, secluded seaside escape for travelers who want remote solitude in a faraway land mixed with a dash of adventure and the comforts of home.

Accommodation

Lyngen North is a cozy retreat that provides lodgings of intimate fjord houses or nifty glass igloos. The cool, glass igloo units reflect the arctic landscape and feature glass domes and floor-to-ceiling windows that provide out-of-this-world views. These adorable structures offer the best spot to admire the Northern Lights: from the comfort of your bed. Each house and igloo offers a well-appointed kitchen with top-grade appliances and the supreme comfort of toasty, heated floors.

Restaurant Solvind

Boasting a striking ultra-modern design, Restaurant Solvind is Lyngen North’s delicious onsite eatery. Consistently receiving rave reviews, this establishment’s main chef has perfected his culinary skills in professional kitchens from all over the globe. Food items are made from fresh, local ingredients with a focus on international delights. Try the tantalizing espresso-marinated fresh salmon to give your taste buds a thrill.

Package tours

Lyngen North offers two exciting package tours that are irresistible to folks who seek not only a comfortable stay but an unforgettable adventure as well. Opt for the Northern Lights Weekend and spend a long weekend relaxing in either a glass igloo or fjord house and indulging in fabulous activities that include once-in-a-lifetime dog sledding and an incredible guided-snowshoeing expedition. If you go for the four-nights Northern Light package, prepare to enjoy a week-long escapade that features a stay in either a glass igloo or fjord house and recreation that includes dog sledding, guided snowshoeing, and the added excitement of fast-action snowmobiling.

Lyngen North

Address: Spåkenesveien 281, 9153 Rotsund, Norway

Website: Lyngen North

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2. Trones Eye (from USD 272)

If your idea of bliss is glamping by the fjord in a fabulous glass igloo then Trones Eye in Verdal is the go-to destination for you. Boasting amazing panoramic views, this igloo structure affords tranquil nights at the water’s edge and guests can relish supreme heating and sleep in a deluxe cozy bed. This accommodation offers tasty and hearty breakfast and barbecue packages for an extra charge.

Trones Eye is a popular site for biking and is situated on the edge of a professional golf course, so there are plenty of things to do for nature lovers. This premier lodging is nestled among over 75 interesting burial grounds to add to its intrigue.


Trones Eye

Address: Sørskagvegen
Accommodates: 4

Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Fishing Family rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking Hiking

3. Aurora Canvas Dome (from USD 368)

The stylish tents of Aurora Canvas Dome offer a rare lodging experience. Each unit provides free WiFi so you can stay connected in this far-off land. Tents are equipped with an expert heating system plus a toasty stone fireplace to keep you warm. The bathroom facility is shared but kept clean and tidy. If you’re into canoeing, biking, and hiking, Aurora Canvas Dome is the ideal locale. You can even rejuvenate at the community sauna and enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet every morning. Nearby tourist attractions include the fabulous Northern Lights Observatory only 2.36 miles (3.8 kilometers) away and The Rock art of Alta is a 10-minute drive from the property.


GLØD Aurora Canvas Dome

Wifi Available

Address: Jordfall
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Non-smoking rooms Fishing

4. Isbreen The Glacier (from USD 850)

Jaws drop at the sight of this eco-conscious lodging’s locale. Focused on sustainability, Isbreen The Glacier is situated at the foot of a magnificent glacier and provides wonderful canvas-domed tents with beautiful garden views. Isbreen The Glacier offers select tents with a breezy patio and/or balcony that afford either shimmer sea or impressive mountain views. A hearty buffet-style breakfast is available every morning and guests can take advantage of the fabulous onsite sauna. Skiing is the preferred sport at this lodging, and Isbreen The Glacier provides a ski-equipment rental service as well as ski storage.


Isbreen The Glacier

Wifi Available

Address: Saltnesveien 8
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Terrace Non-smoking rooms

5. Narvik Adventures AS (from USD 384)

With easy ski-to-door access, Narvik Adventures AS is popular with skiers. Overlooking the quiet community of Narvik, this accommodation features deluxe canvas tents that are cozy with chic furnishings. All units are like a miniature home with everything from a crisp flat-screen TV to keep you entertained to a nicely equipped kitchen with a handy microwave to prepare cost-cutting meals. Guests can start the day with a yummy continental breakfast - courtesy of Narvik Adventures AS. Ofoten Museum is only 1.4 miles (2.25 kilometers) away and this property’s location offers top viewing for the Northern Lights.


Narvik Adventures AS

Address: Fjellveien Huset i fjellet
Accommodates: 4

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Skiing Family rooms Free parking

6. Turf House & Arctic Dome (from USD 284)

Indulge like royalty when you stay at Turf House & Arctic Dome. Boasting wonderful views of the sparkling river, this accommodation offers guests either a charming country house, which looks as though its inspiration came from a book of fairytales, or a wondrous dome-style tent featuring comforts you might find at modern hotels: a cushy king-sized bed, a sturdy wood-burning stove, pleasantly heated flooring, and intimate views of the environment. Free WiFi is available and guests of the country house are welcome to use the steamy sauna and soothing hot tub.


Turf house & Arctic Dome

Address: Kokelvdalveien 11

Mini-market on site Shops (on site) Non-smoking throughout Fishing Parking Smoke alarms Skiing Internet services

7. Sky sighting Iglúhús (from USD 151)

Close to top-notch skiing and hiking recreation, Sky sighting Iglúhús offers a lovely rural stay for active travelers who want more than just a place to lodge. Residing in an exceptional locale, this rare geodesic-domed accommodation affords front-row views of the Northern Lights and guests can awaken to the sound of the gentle, rushing river from the coziness of the roomy king-sized bed. If you visit during the Midnight Sun, there are no worries because this structure provides sufficiently shaded blinds that can be lowered so you get a good night’s rest. Complimentary WiFi is on hand if needed.


Sky sighting Iglúhús - Stay'in Árbakki

Wifi Available

Address: Árbakka
Accommodates: 2

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Skiing Breakfast in the room Free parking

8. Wild Caribou Dome (from USD 249)

Spend an amazing night under the stars at Wild Caribou Dome. Surrounded by peaceful remoteness, this unique hemispherical-designed tent is replete with quirky decor and handsome furnishings. Marvel at the Northern Lights from the all-encompassing triangular-shaped windows and enjoy the comforts of the tent’s clean bathroom and cozy seating area. There’s also a nice outdoor garden area where guests can unwind and drink in the natural beauty. A highlight is the delicious continental breakfast served every morning.


Wild Caribou Dome

Wifi Available

Address: Østre Porsangerveien 323; 9700 Lakselv
Accommodates: 2

Parking Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Breakfast in the room Free parking

Norway's glass igloo delight

Everything from birdwatching to dog sledding can be experienced in Norway. An outdoor wonderland on the outer reaches of the European continent, Norway is awash with recreational thrills that are unmatched. And so is the intriguing lodging that ensures your holiday is remembered for a lifetime. You can also check out the best huts and Airbnbs in Lofoten for more accommodation options.

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