Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Rovaniemi, Finland - Updated 2021

airbnb Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi, Finland is in Northern Finland. It was almost was completely destroyed during World War II. Now, it is a thriving city with museums, culture, and many parks. Rovaniemi is also known as the official hometown of Santa Claus. Santa Claus village features Santa and his elves, his official office, shops, and an igloo hotel. Oulanka National Park, Pyha-Luosto National Park, and Urho Kekkonen National Park have arctic landscapes, walking/cross country skiing trails and rocky terrains to explore. The Arktikum Science Center and the Rovaniemi Art Museum are places not to be missed. Rovaniemi is also known as a site for viewing the Northern Lights. Discover the Arctic city and reserve any of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Rovaniemi, Finland, described below.

1. A spacious apartment, close to everything (from USD 138)

Set in Rovaniemi center, this apartment provides easy and convenient access to everything. Whether you want to visit some shops, restaurants, or attractions, they all can be reached on foot. This Scandinavian-style apartment features three bedrooms for five people. You can marvel at the views of the surroundings from the glazed balcony of your apartment. The kitchen comes with all the necessary utensils and appliances you may need to whip up a meal. What’s more, the apartment also grants free access to wireless internet.

Brand new home with a view!
Rovaniemi, Finland
67 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfy bed huge balcony with sofas very nice to cool off after sauna
laura apartment is the perfect place to stay in rovaniemi
the kitchen is also fully equip if you like to cook
the apartment looks exactly like it does on the pictures
such a cute apartment great balcony to hang out and nice sauna inside the bathroom
everything was really clean and tidy
well equipped clean and new apartment
i the place is clean and cosy
it’s super clean and everything is so considerate
the apartment is very clean and fully equipped
very friendly and helpful host
the host responded within minutes to any questions and we had a fantastic stay
the host is amazing and easy to get in contact with
she was extremely helpful and answered all our questions about our stay on rovaniemi
laura was a very kind and helpful host
beautiful apartment right beside the railway station
the location is very good with taxi bus and rail stations close by
the room and location are best
home location is also good not far from downtown can walk to supermarket or shopping center
laura's place was great located in a new building within walking distance from the city centre
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2. Premium apartment with sauna (from USD 91)

Stay in this premium 46-square-meter-apartment that’s perfect for solo travelers, couples, or even a small family of three. It has an open layout that contributes to its bright and spacious interiors. It features a bedroom, a modern kitchen, and a spacious living room. You will surely enjoy the place’s nice bathroom and sauna. Outside, you’ll find a glazed balcony with seating. From this property, it will only take you several minutes of walking to reach a small pizzeria and a grocery store.

Midnight Sun Apartment with Sauna
Rovaniemi, Finland
24 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the warm bathroom floor tiles and all the amenities
great spot super comfy bed and great amenities
the bed is super comfortable as you would expect form hotel rooms
the apartment is very comfortable and very clean
very quiet warm cosy clean and a lovely homely feel
midnightsun is a beautiful new super clean apartment
the hosts were very responsive and very good
the host was always very attentive courteous and helpful super recommended
outstanding quiet accomodation and very nice owners
the sauna is sensational the bed is comfortable and the hosts were delightful
they were most helpful right from the minute they welcomed us into the apartment during check-in
the location was amazing
ideal for cooking in as only a pizza place near by
i had worked at university of lapland and lapland university of applied sciences that are both super close
a fifteen minute walk to the city so lovely and quiet at night
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3. Cozy apartment in quiet location with own terrace (from USD 55)

If you want to stay near the center of Rovaniemi, you better check out this cozy apartment located 10 minutes of drive away from the Santa Claus Village. It has a bedroom with enough sleeping arrangements to accommodate up to four guests. You can use the unit’s well-equipped kitchen, its private terrace, and Wi-Fi. If you have a car, there’s free on-site parking for you. A bus stop is located several steps away while the Rovaniemi Train Station is 1.7 km (1.06 mi) from the property.

Cozy apartment in quiet location with own terrace
Rovaniemi, Finland
44 reviews
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
inka is very nice she will answer us the question all not around the apartment
we felt comfortable and its spacious for 2 person
apartament was cozy clean and warm
apartment is beautiful clean and tidy
for the rest it is ok the place is warm and clean
clean and tidy spacious and not far from the city centre
inka´s place is great - spacious clean with very well equipped kitchen tv bedroom living room
inka is a great host
she was very responsive and friendly
inka is a wonderful host who provided us with unimaginable insight to rovaniemi
inka is a really good person always attentive with us and giving us plans to do in rovaniemi
she gave us really helpful information about traveling rovaniemi
amazing place and location to stay
great location for a forest walks
the best thing was the location as it was just near the train station and santa claus village
excellent location quiet place and quick drive to city center
great location easy and lovely walk into rovaniemi and back about 25 minutes
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4. Fully furnished house steps away from the town center (from USD 112)

Great for families or groups of friends this fully furnished home provides cozy accommodations for up to four guests. The house is nestled in a friendly and quiet neighborhood that’s literally a few steps away from the center of town. As guests, you have full access and use of the fully equipped kitchen, the bathroom, and the lounge area. Your hosts live next door so you can easily contact them if you need anything.

Foxtail Apartment, Cozy house close to centre
Rovaniemi, Finland
4 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

5. Ecologically friendly guesthouse in the center of Rovaniemi (from USD 101)

The hosts of this rental are environmentally sustainable. The rental has a geothermal system for heating and hot water and electricity from 100 % renewable resources. The hosts live in the home, but guests have complete independence. The rental has a separate entrance, fully equipped kitchen, and bathroom. Other conveniences available are wireless internet, free parking, TV, washer/dryer hangers, shampoo, and linen/towel essentials. All central shops and museums are within walking distance from the rental.

The Blueberry Studio No. 1
Rovaniemi, Finland
151 reviews
Entire house 0 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
julia is very kind to borrow us an extra heater when it gets too cold
her house very comfortable and complete what you need
the breakfast is highly recommended and the bilberry pie made by julia is a must-eat we love it
the house was clean and comfortable with all amenities you need
the apartment is cozy and comfortable which provides us enough equipment to live in
very clean and tidy
very clean and organized too
very impressed with the cleanliness
her place was clean got everything we needed lots of towels and tissue paper rolls
the studio was very clean comfortable and cozy
our host was very friendly and helpfull
she is absolutely adorable host and helped me alot about local information
julia is a very attentive host was always in contact and ready to help
julia is a very friendly and helpful host she always gives quick response
julia was a great host; friendly and available at all times; whenever i had any questions
wonderful house and close walking/biking distance from city center
easy walk to town
close to the city center and all the interesting places around
julia's place is quiet and located in a very safe neighborhood
this is so nice location
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6. Santa´s Hideaway in downtown Rovaniemi (from USD 55)

This rental is an apartment room with a bathroom, kitchen, tableware, wireless internet, and a TV. The room is in downtown Rovaniemi and near the bus stop that goes to Santa’s Village. A 15-minute walk from the rental will bring you to the train station. Sleeping arrangements in the rental are two single beds. Additional amenities include a hairdryer, iron, washer, hangers, shampoo, linens, and towels. The rental is kid/family friendly.

Santa´s hideaway II
Rovaniemi, Finland
93 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedroom is comfortable
bus good location perfect apartment lei is nice and helpful strongly recommend
the room was clean and good
tidy and clean double room with two single beds
the place is clean and it has beautiful decoration
the room i slept in is very clean and tidy
the house was pretty tidy and clean
host is very kind and responsive
lei is a welcoming host
lei is a nice host and very kind person
perfect spot great host
dr lei and his family are kind
the location is very good you can walk around the center
a perfect location too
right in the city center and close to the buses restaurants and tour attractions
the location is good because it's in the city center
lei's place is at good location
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7. A cozy cottage near Santa Claus Village (from USD 113)

This snug cottage is a 30-minute drive from the city center. It is a relaxing place to see the nature of the area, and guests can view the Northern Lights right outside the door. Guests will have access to the boat by the river. The rental price includes the whole cottage and sauna. The cottage has 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with ample sleeping arrangements, including a crib. Amenities at the cottage include wireless internet, free parking, an indoor fireplace, linen/towel essentials and TV. There is a bus stop nearby, and the bus can take you into the city.

Cottage near Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi, Finland
138 reviews
Entire cottage 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and great wifi
good sleeping comfortable sauna and fireplace
it was good to have wifi and the sauna was fab
the cottage is beautiful and comfortable
the kids loved having their own space (a large space with a sleeping area and desk/sitting room)
it was very clean
house was clean warm and cozy
very nice and clean cottage
the house is very clean and well maintained
it's really a clean cozy and warm cottage with peaceful and relaxing scenery
wonderful and super helpful host
anneli is a very nice host
anneli is kind and accommodating and a great host
anneli is a great host
the hosts were very friendly and welcoming
wonderful location by the river
great location by the river
great house in a beautiful location
nice firewood sauna and great location
the location of the house is good easy to find
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8. A modern apartment with an arctic twist (from USD 117)

Welcome to this modern apartment that guarantees both warmth and comfort throughout your entire stay. As a guest, you can enjoy a spacious bedroom and a bathroom, along with other facilities, such as an equipped kitchen and a wireless internet connection. What’s more, there is a private sauna inside that you are free to use.

Arctic Apartment in Santa's City
Rovaniemi, Finland
79 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's a super comfy couch in the living room festive light fixtures and a sauna
i just love the color of the apartment
nice and clean apartment with balcony and sauna highly recommended
nice appartment clean and well-equipped
it was clean and well appointed with everything we needed
great appartement cosy clean and quiet
it was so clean and the interior of the house is top notch
nice clean appartment with separate bedroom and private sauna
nice host and comfortable place
great host beautiful and modern apartment
kiki also a good host she responds things quickly
the house is in a fantastic location
the location was very good too; some metres from the arktikum and very close from city centre
it’s very simple and convenient to check in the location is also very good
great host location is very good only a few minutes walking from arkticum
it is central easy to access amenities and transportation
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9. Cozy new apartment in the center of the city

This rental is just a 15-minute walk to the local train station. It’s a few blocks from a bus stop, grocery store, restaurants, and shops. The apartment has 2 single beds and a sofa bed. The rental includes wireless internet, cable TV, a hairdryer, an iron, hangers, shampoo, and linens/towels. The building has an elevator to the apartment and a private entrance. It is kid/family friendly and has a travel crib.

Cosy brand-new apartment in the city center
57 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 4 Guests

10. Completely renovated scandinavian style studio

This is a studio that features all the things that will make you feel right at home. It has a fully equipped kitchen, an elevator, wireless internet, hairdryer, iron, TV, hangers, shampoo, and linen/towel essentials. The rental is in a quiet location and is near the Arktikum, shopping, restaurants, and museums. Finally, the rental also has a balcony to enjoy views of the city.

Top-floor studio home in the center
19 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 3 Guests

11. A private room in an apartment near the center of Rovaniemi

This rental is located near the city center and Arktikum, a museum and science center. You will also find some of the city’s best attractions like Santa Claus Village close by. Guests are allowed to use the kitchen and the washer/dryer. Conveniences to give guests a good stay are, wireless internet, TV, shampoo, and linen/towel essentials. The apartment is clean and comfortable. Pentti is a great and helpful host. Lastly, there is a bus stop and a railway station nearby.

Room near the center
83 reviews
Private room 4 Beds 4 Guests

12. A shared studio apartment on the east side of the river

This rental is a good choice for a traveler on a budget. It’s a shared room in a studio apartment that has a sleeping area, access to a sauna, balcony, and kitchenette. The apartment is about a 20-minute walk from the city center and a supermarket is close by. There is a curtain around the guest sleeping area for privacy. Amenities included here are free parking, a hairdryer, heating, iron, and linen/towel essentials.

A shared studio apartment
94 reviews
Shared room 1 Bed 1 Guests

13. Arctic Haven close to downtown Rovaniemi

This rental is close to a shopping mall, the Arktikum science center and museum, the bus stop to Santa’s Village, and restaurants. The best place in Rovaniemi to see the Northern Lights is the Arctic Garden, and the rental is within walking distance to it. The apartment has a double bed, convertible sofa, fully equipped kitchen, shower, and balcony. Guests may use the wireless internet, free parking, cable TV, hangers, and linen/towel essentials at the rental as well.

Arctic Haven
Rovaniemi, Finland
262 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed seemed too small for 2 adults but sofa bed with a mattress topper is huge & comfy
the apartment was also very clean and has all the necessary amenities that i need
the beds were very comfortable
beds were also very comfortable
kitchen very well equipped but no cooking oil in sight ha ha
clean and big apartment
apartment very clean and well equipped
clean kitchen for all needs
apartment very clean small but well organized
fantastic place really clean and comfy
joni was a awesome host
joni's answers were precise and helpful
joni is such a nice host
checking in was easy and getting in touch with the host was effortless
joni is a great host and responds very quickly to all messages
good location around the market bus station and train station
excellent location walk to everything
perfect walking distance to any attractions
very good location just a short walk from the city centre
great apartment and very close to shopping
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14. Cozy apartment close to the center of town

This apartment is situated in a quiet neighborhood, The bus to Santa’s Village only steps away. This space includes a bedroom, a bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, balcony, and living area. The rental includes such amenities as wireless internet, cable TV, free parking, dryer, hangers, shampoo, and linen/towel essentials. The rental is kid/family friendly. Last, but not least, the city’s busiest shopping center is a short walk from the rental.

Cosy city apartment
140 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 4 Guests

15. Fully furnished apartment with a balcony in the center of Rovaniemi

This rental is a short walk from shops, cafes, and galleries. The rental apartment is clean, bright, and fully furnished. It has a living area with a sofa-bed, two-single beds, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, and a balcony. The rental is in an older building, so no loud noises are allowed at night. The apartment has a hairdryer, TV, washer/dryer, hangers, shampoo, and linen/towel essentials.

City flat with balcony
Rovaniemi, Finland
146 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it you want wifi connection you can rent a portals wifi router from kirsi that works wonderfully
we stayed there for a week (5€ wifi/day) and had a good time
very well equipped kitchen and the apartment has a beautiful large balcony
it's a very nice space the beds very comfortable
the flat was really well located with a full equiped kitchen and nice furniture
it was clean and warm
the apartment was very clean and looked exactly how advertised
please clean well for next guests
the apartment was clean and the neighbourhood was quiet
it is a very neat and clean apartment
kirsi is an excellent and very helpful host
kirsi has been very quick and helpful in her responses to our questions
everything was great kirsi is a very nice host who replied to all our requests expediently
kirsi communicates very fast and she is kind
kirsi is a very responsive person and accommodating host
the apartment is located very nice very close to the main street and shopping center
fantastic location for a great price
good accommodation near railway station supermarket and more
we can go to santa claus village really easily by bus number 8
great apartment and perfect location
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A city in nature

Rovaniemi, Finland is a city in beautiful Finland. Rovaniemi has all the attractions found in a city like museums, shopping, and restaurants. However, near the city, visitors can also go hiking, boating, berry picking, cycling as well as see the Northern Lights. Rovaniemi’s arctic landscape offers breathtaking views. Book your vacation rental now to stay in Rovaniemi!

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