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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lapland, Finland - Updated 2020

Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lapland, Finland - Updated 2020
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The Christmas spirit arguably doesn’t get any stronger than in Lapland, the reputed homeland of Santa Claus. Whether you’re naughty or nice, the friendly elves of Santa’s Village will show you around the post office (every postcard sent from this charming place will be marked with a special stamp), the reindeer’s quarters and more. Even if your visit falls in the other seasons, there’s lots to see all year round. Lapland is well known for its majestic natural scenery, including the expansive Lake Inari where you’ll find perch, pike fish and rainbow trout biting at your lines. That’s definitely not all the wildlife you will see either — Lapland’s indigenous wolves and brown bears roam the frozen forests. If you’re really lucky, you may also be able to marvel at the beautiful aurora borealis or northern lights, the dramatic green hued glow painted across the sky. If you’re planning a trip to this magical city, do check out the list before for some great accommodation options to keep you warm and toasty indoors.

1. Apartment in the center of Rovaniemi (from USD 78)

This listing is for a modern apartment with two bedrooms and one bathroom. Each bedroom features one bed, and the living room contains a bed, pull out sofa, and a futon. A total of five guests can sleep here comfortably. Located right in the heart of Rovaniemi, you’ll be within walking distance from a range of restaurants, bars, shops and other amenities. The famous Santa Park Christmas Village is just 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) away.

Apartment 52m2, center of Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi, Lappi, Finland
186 reviews
Entire condominium 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is comfortable and the living room is very cozy
the apartment is well equipped
the place is quite spacious even if it has only one bedroom
the only remark i would make is that, by reading the description of the apartment, i was expecting 2 bedrooms on top of the living room; instead of 2 rooms (being one of them working as bedroom and...
the apartment is cozy and equipped with all the things you need, with the coffee maker, water boiler etc
Cleanliness:
the apartment was really good and clean
the place was spacious, clean and well located
can recommend it to groups and families!
the apartment was clean, and check in was easy
the flat is clean and there is everything
Host:
we only met his mother, she was really nice and helpful
we felt welcomed and she is really helpful with any questions
very nice home
upon arrival se were met by oulas mother who was very helpful and welcoming
she was so nice
Location:
there were supermarkets close (and a mall around the corner)
the shopping mall, information centre and restaurants are all within walking distance
the apartment is optimally located in the center of rovaniemi, near to the main bus stops
shops, restaurants and cafes are all within walking distance
lots of restaurants around
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2. Pleasant home in the heart of town (from USD 49)

This is a clean, spacious apartment for four. It has four beds and one bathroom, plus a simple kitchen. The apartment building is also serviced by a lift, which definitely helps bring your luggage up to the guest house. Centrally located, the apartment is within walking distance from cafes, the shopping district, and a lovely park for some fresh air. Several tour agencies are also located nearby.

Pleasant home in the heart of town
Rovaniemi, Finland
223 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
toilet has a bottle of shower foam, a hair dryer, heater, washing machine
the apt was neat and the kitchen was fully stocked with all the necessary amenities
the apartment came with dining table, fridge, tv, two single beds, and a sofa bed enough for two persons
everything is as it is described
the was no problem with usage of the washing machine, wifi or tv
Cleanliness:
clean and tidy
the house is very clean and comfortable
in addition, it is very clean and cosy
it was very nicely decorated and in center of rovaniemi
can't beat the location
Host:
wonderful, kind hosts
very nice and thoughtful hosts
the welcome was so warm and nice
the owner is a very nice person, taking care about everything and always available to help us
the hosts are very friendly and helpful
Location:
walking distance to several amenities like tourist information centre, shopping centres, restaurant, supermarket etc
the place is located in the city centre
the location is very convenient with bus stops and malls in walking distance
shopping centres, supermarkets are all within walking distance
perfect location right in the city!
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3. Hannelen huoneistot penthouse (from USD 66)

This lovely, modern apartment is simply but tastefully decorated. With four comfortable beds (including a sofa bed), the apartment accommodates up to six guests. The kitchen and dining area are also well equipped, which makes preparing your own meals a breeze. The location of the guest house is fantastic, with a 24-hour supermarket just minutes away by foot. Meanwhile, everyone’s favorite Santa Claus Village is only a stone’s throw away.

Karin huoneistot penthouse
Rovaniemi, Finland
219 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the toilet is a little small and he showering space is a bit cramped as it is together with the washing machine
the kitchen is well equipped and the apartment is warm and cozy too
the beds are comfy and the kitchen well equipped
the beds are comfortable and the blankets are warm
the apartment is cozy and comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean, well-decorated place
big and clean spaces
very clean
clean and nice place
the place is clean and tidy with kitchenware available for cooking
Host:
the host is very responsive and reply very rapidly
kari helped us with every request quickly and always responded promptly
host kari very helpful and flexible
home was always heated and warm
he gave us a very clear intro to his place upon our arrival and provided very good tips on navigating the neighborhood
Location:
travelling around is easy by walking
the shops, bars and restaurants are only a short walk
the location is very near supermarket, so convenient
the location is the best-just short walk to restaurants, bus stops, 24 hours store and shopping center
the location is great and central
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4. The blueberry studio (from USD 93)

This cabin is full available for rent by up to four guests. Your host is a firm believer of environmentally conscious choices, so the apartment has a geothermal system for heating water, and electrical appliances are powered by renewable resources. The cozy cabin contains three beds (including a fun bunk bed) and sleeps up to four guests. As an extra bonus, guests can also make use of the host’s sleds and outdoor cooking equipment. It is also possible to have freshly prepared breakfast served nearby for a small extra charge.

The Blueberry Studio No. 2
Rovaniemi, Finland
163 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and the bathroom is large
it's a quiet and comfortable apartment with fully equipped bathroom and kitchen
the room was cosy and warm with all the amenities we needed
for three adults it could be little bit crowded
the place is easy to find, with everything you need
Cleanliness:
the room was lovely and there were many stuff and ingredient that can be used to cook and eat
clean and comfortable
the house and the room are nicely decorated
property was exactly as described, location was great
the studio was clean
Host:
we interacted only with julia's husband, he was very helpful, trying to make us feel comfortable
very nice stay and friendly host
the host was super nice and always willing to help us
the host was so nice to call for a taxi for us and provided many local travel information
the hospitality was amazing and she was very helpful and kind
Location:
walking distance to city centre
very well located, close to the city center and the railway station
the neighbourhood is very quiet
quiet and quaint neighbourhood and really close to arktikum museum!5-10 min walk to city centre
it's in a quiet area within easy walking distance of the the centre and comfortably equipped
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5. Traditional timberhouse (from USD 89)

This cabin is the epitome of rustic, homely comfort. Its walls are fortified with exposed logs and the furnishings are crafted traditionally from wood. The house contains two beds and one toilet, while the shower is located in your host’s main house just nearby. Location wise, the cabin is near various restaurants and a supermarket that opens til late. However, your hosts will also provide staples in the kitchen for you to cook a hearty meal.

Traditional timberhouse in Lapland
Ivalo, Finland
148 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you have everything you need, proper kitchen, comfy bed, tv, wifi etc
the kitchen had everything you need to prepare a meal
it was warm, cosy and very quiet
it is really warm and cosy
the apartment in the timberhouse really had everything that you need, enough place, kitchen was fully equipped , good beds, table, some games to play
Cleanliness:
everything clean and nicely prepared
everything was very clean and it was very quiet too
this cabin is recommended and tidy,and this place also can see northern light
big timberhouse quiet and clean
reijo's cabin was awesome, clean and comfortable
Host:
when we met reijo he and his gorgeous dog were very friendly and helpful, but not intrusive in any way
welcome and cabin wonderful
we also loved the chocolate he gave us
very welcome to reijo
very generous, hospitable, and went the extra mile to help me make connections with people for my work
Location:
the nearest shops are about 5 min drive away
the area is beautiful and silent
great little cabin
a beautiful property, in a beautiful area
the neighborhood is fine
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6. Cozy apartment (from USD 56)

This bright and stylish apartment for four has one queen bed and two single beds. The tidy bathroom is small but well equipped with ample toiletries and even a washing machine. The apartment is situated in a peaceful area and surrounded by nature. The gorgeous frozen lake Ounasjoki is a mere 500 meters away, where you can go hiking, ice fishing, and just enjoy the scenery.

Cozy Apartments
Kittilä, Lappi, Finland
241 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super clean! comfy beds
beautiful and cozy apartment with all the amenities
everything was like in photos, but more bigger :)
it is so cosy and has everything you need
the appartement has a nice style and everything you need, including a big tv in the big bedroom
Cleanliness:
very clean and stylish
the place was in good condition and clean
very bright and clean appartment
nice apartment which was clean and cozy
anna place was very clean
Host:
super nice and friendly host :)
she was helpful and answered my questions quickly
she recommended some activity for us
she is very kind person
she is really a great person
Location:
location was close to levi centre and a very short walk away from a supermarket and bus stop
good location
was really pretty place to stay and in a good location
great location: 10-15 minute walk to a supermarket, coffee shop and restaurants
lived in a company of friends
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7. A cozy cottage by the river (from USD 128)

This striking cottage with white trim can be spotted from a mile away. It has two bedrooms and six beds, making it suitable for big groups of up to six. The guest house is equipped with modern amenities like an electric stove, dishwasher, and laundry facilities. One of its extra special features is the separate sauna building with wood burning stove, where you can relax and detox in privacy.

A cozy cottage by the river
Rovaniemi, Finland
147 reviews
Entire cabin 6 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage has outstading view with the river
the view of the place is beautiful
the amenities are fantastic, the kitchen has everything you might need to make a meal, beds are very comfortable and we all slept so well
easy to reach by car
the airport is 20mins away
Cleanliness:
the place was really clean and properly equipped
everything is exactly as described
the house traditional and very comfortable is nicely decorated
everything was perfectly arranged for us, it was clean and our stay was very comfortable
the house is tastefully decorated and equipped with everything
Host:
warm welcome
they even arranged an activity for me
the sauna experience was great as well as the grill kota
the hosts were exceptionally friendly and accommodating
stunning views and wonderful house
Location:
wonderful cottage in a very beautiful place
the place near the lake
recommended if you want to visit the area
amazing location and cottage
there is an indoor electric sauna and outdoor wood sauna and a grill house to enjoy grilled sausages
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8. Lakeside cottage with a sauna (from USD 54)

This traditional log cabin is much more spacious than it looks and can sleep up to six guests. Inside there are a total of two single beds, one sofa bed, and one toddler bed. However, its rustic amenities are powered by limited solar electricity and there is no running water within the cabin. Hence, this rental is best suited for the adventurous guests who love being close to nature. In fact, the cabin is so secluded in the forest that there is no direct road and the nearest parking lot is 150 meters (492 feet) away. You will have complete peace and privacy!

Lakeside cottage with a sauna
Kuusamo, Finland
142 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but you can heat it up with the stoves and
We enjoyed chopping wood and making a fire to keep the cottage warm.
Take a warm sleeping bag with you ;-)
Cleanliness:
For me it was pretty easy to keep the cabin warm.
Quiet and peaceful environment.
The sauna experience was amazing, especially when we rinse ourselves with the fresh water of the lake.
Host:
And Petteri are always here if you have some questions.
I really understand why he is a super host.
so there was no need to fire the cabin
Location:
A place you'll never forget!
If you desire to get away from it all then this is the place.
Thank you so much for sharing this experience and place!!
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9. Guest suite with sauna (from USD 50)

The apartment in this listing features three beds and provides ample space for up to three guests. Its exposed wood walls, fireplace and warm lights give the rooms a warm, enchanting glow. This unit is located in a slightly more remote spot and the closest stores are approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) away. However, you will be right beside the wonderful Ylä-Juumajärvi lake, various national parks, and berry and mushroom picking grounds.

Apartment/sauna near the KARHUNKIERROS/RUKA
Kuusamo, Pohjois-pohjanmaa, Finland
263 reviews
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment itself is well-equipped and cosily furnished
her place felt like home
beautifully well done top floor apartment with own access
everything was as described
excellent apartment located on the second floor of the host's house
Cleanliness:
everything very clean
the flat was very clean and everything was as imagined
the place was very clean and it felt very safe
clean and very comfortable apartment
the accommodation itself was wonderful, really spacious and clean
Host:
very nice place and friendly owner
very nice experience
very nice appartement, marja is very nice, give us snowshoes for trails
very friendly and uncomplicated people
very friendly and likable host
Location:
their sauna at the lakeside is beautifully located and so relaxing
a place by lake juuma that is away from civilization allowing a good chance to embrace nature fully
the house is located close to a lake, it must be wonderful in summer time
the location is perfect if you're planning to walk karhunkierros
the house is also located only 20mins from oulanka national park and 5mins from juuma
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10. The blueberry bedroom

The blueberry bedroom is a quaint, cozy room in a single storey cabin. The room contains two beds, a snug armchair, and some furnishings for storing your clothing. You’ll also have access to a tidy bathroom, kitchen and living room. Your host strongly emphasizes eco-friendly practices, including recycling, the use of geothermal systems for heating water, and the use of bicycles instead of vehicles. For this reason, guests can borrow bicycles to get around for free and you are welcome to lounge around or have your meals in the host’s beautiful garden.

The Blueberry Bedroom No. 2
128 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

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