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.
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 RovaniemiRovaniemi, Lappi, Finland
Top guest reviewsthe bed is comfortable and the living room is very cozythe apartment is well equippedthe place is quite spacious even if it has only one bedroomthe 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 etcthe apartment was really good and cleanthe place was spacious, clean and well locatedcan recommend it to groups and families!the apartment was clean, and check in was easythe flat is clean and there is everything
Host:we only met his mother, she was really nice and helpfulwe felt welcomed and she is really helpful with any questionsvery nice homeupon arrival se were met by oulas mother who was very helpful and welcomingshe was so niceRead more reviewsthere were supermarkets close (and a mall around the corner)the shopping mall, information centre and restaurants are all within walking distancethe apartment is optimally located in the center of rovaniemi, near to the main bus stopsshops, restaurants and cafes are all within walking distancelots of restaurants around
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 townRovaniemi, Finland
Top guest reviewstoilet has a bottle of shower foam, a hair dryer, heater, washing machinethe apt was neat and the kitchen was fully stocked with all the necessary amenitiesthe apartment came with dining table, fridge, tv, two single beds, and a sofa bed enough for two personseverything is as it is describedthe was no problem with usage of the washing machine, wifi or tvclean and tidythe house is very clean and comfortablein addition, it is very clean and cosyit was very nicely decorated and in center of rovaniemican't beat the location
Host:wonderful, kind hostsvery nice and thoughtful hoststhe welcome was so warm and nicethe owner is a very nice person, taking care about everything and always available to help usthe hosts are very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewswalking distance to several amenities like tourist information centre, shopping centres, restaurant, supermarket etcthe place is located in the city centrethe location is very convenient with bus stops and malls in walking distanceshopping centres, supermarkets are all within walking distanceperfect location right in the city!
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 penthouseRovaniemi, Finland
Top guest reviewsthe toilet is a little small and he showering space is a bit cramped as it is together with the washing machinethe kitchen is well equipped and the apartment is warm and cozy toothe beds are comfy and the kitchen well equippedthe beds are comfortable and the blankets are warmthe apartment is cozy and comfortableclean, well-decorated placebig and clean spacesvery cleanclean and nice placethe place is clean and tidy with kitchenware available for cooking
Host:the host is very responsive and reply very rapidlykari helped us with every request quickly and always responded promptlyhost kari very helpful and flexiblehome was always heated and warmhe gave us a very clear intro to his place upon our arrival and provided very good tips on navigating the neighborhoodRead more reviewstravelling around is easy by walkingthe shops, bars and restaurants are only a short walkthe location is very near supermarket, so convenientthe location is the best-just short walk to restaurants, bus stops, 24 hours store and shopping centerthe location is great and central
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. 2Rovaniemi, Finland
Top guest reviewsthe beds were comfortable and the bathroom is largeit's a quiet and comfortable apartment with fully equipped bathroom and kitchenthe room was cosy and warm with all the amenities we neededfor three adults it could be little bit crowdedthe place is easy to find, with everything you needthe room was lovely and there were many stuff and ingredient that can be used to cook and eatclean and comfortablethe house and the room are nicely decoratedproperty was exactly as described, location was greatthe studio was clean
Host:we interacted only with julia's husband, he was very helpful, trying to make us feel comfortablevery nice stay and friendly hostthe host was super nice and always willing to help usthe host was so nice to call for a taxi for us and provided many local travel informationthe hospitality was amazing and she was very helpful and kindRead more reviewswalking distance to city centrevery well located, close to the city center and the railway stationthe neighbourhood is very quietquiet and quaint neighbourhood and really close to arktikum museum!5-10 min walk to city centreit's in a quiet area within easy walking distance of the the centre and comfortably equipped
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 LaplandIvalo, Finland
Top guest reviewsyou have everything you need, proper kitchen, comfy bed, tv, wifi etcthe kitchen had everything you need to prepare a mealit was warm, cosy and very quietit is really warm and cosythe apartment in the timberhouse really had everything that you need, enough place, kitchen was fully equipped , good beds, table, some games to playeverything clean and nicely preparedeverything was very clean and it was very quiet toothis cabin is recommended and tidy,and this place also can see northern lightbig timberhouse quiet and cleanreijo'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 waywelcome and cabin wonderfulwe also loved the chocolate he gave usvery welcome to reijovery generous, hospitable, and went the extra mile to help me make connections with people for my workRead more reviewsthe nearest shops are about 5 min drive awaythe area is beautiful and silentgreat little cabina beautiful property, in a beautiful areathe neighborhood is fine
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 ApartmentsKittilä, Lappi, Finland
Top guest reviewssuper clean! comfy bedsbeautiful and cozy apartment with all the amenitieseverything was like in photos, but more bigger :)it is so cosy and has everything you needthe appartement has a nice style and everything you need, including a big tv in the big bedroomvery clean and stylishthe place was in good condition and cleanvery bright and clean appartmentnice apartment which was clean and cozyanna place was very clean
Host:super nice and friendly host :)she was helpful and answered my questions quicklyshe recommended some activity for usshe is very kind personshe is really a great personRead more reviewslocation was close to levi centre and a very short walk away from a supermarket and bus stopgood locationwas really pretty place to stay and in a good locationgreat location: 10-15 minute walk to a supermarket, coffee shop and restaurantslived in a company of friends
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 riverRovaniemi, Finland
Top guest reviewsthe cottage has outstading view with the riverthe view of the place is beautifulthe amenities are fantastic, the kitchen has everything you might need to make a meal, beds are very comfortable and we all slept so welleasy to reach by carthe airport is 20mins awaythe place was really clean and properly equippedeverything is exactly as describedthe house traditional and very comfortable is nicely decoratedeverything was perfectly arranged for us, it was clean and our stay was very comfortablethe house is tastefully decorated and equipped with everything
Host:warm welcomethey even arranged an activity for methe sauna experience was great as well as the grill kotathe hosts were exceptionally friendly and accommodatingstunning views and wonderful houseRead more reviewswonderful cottage in a very beautiful placethe place near the lakerecommended if you want to visit the areaamazing location and cottagethere is an indoor electric sauna and outdoor wood sauna and a grill house to enjoy grilled sausages
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 saunaKuusamo, Finland
Top guest reviewsbut you can heat it up with the stoves andWe enjoyed chopping wood and making a fire to keep the cottage warm.Take a warm sleeping bag with you ;-)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 cabinRead more reviewsA 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!!
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/RUKAKuusamo, Pohjois-pohjanmaa, Finland
Top guest reviewsthe apartment itself is well-equipped and cosily furnishedher place felt like homebeautifully well done top floor apartment with own accesseverything was as describedexcellent apartment located on the second floor of the host's houseeverything very cleanthe flat was very clean and everything was as imaginedthe place was very clean and it felt very safeclean and very comfortable apartmentthe accommodation itself was wonderful, really spacious and clean
Host:very nice place and friendly ownervery nice experiencevery nice appartement, marja is very nice, give us snowshoes for trailsvery friendly and uncomplicated peoplevery friendly and likable hostRead more reviewstheir sauna at the lakeside is beautifully located and so relaxinga place by lake juuma that is away from civilization allowing a good chance to embrace nature fullythe house is located close to a lake, it must be wonderful in summer timethe location is perfect if you're planning to walk karhunkierrosthe house is also located only 20mins from oulanka national park and 5mins from juuma
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
Lapland, a real winter wonderland
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