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Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Rovaniemi, Finland - Updated 2020

Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Rovaniemi, Finland - Updated 2020

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 vacation rentals described below to stay in Rovaniemi, Finland!

1. A spacious apartment, close to everything (from USD 74)

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.

Rovaniemi, Finland
60 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room from welcome candy to flowers on the table
It was also value-adding to have Sauna in such a cold winter
The sauna and the balcony are
Her house is lovely to stay in cozy stylish and has everything required to have a comfortable stay
Pictures doesn't do justice to the lovely apartment modern amenities were top notch
Everything was really clean and tidy
The apartment was very clean
Everything is perfect and very clean
The apartment was full of very thoughtful details
it was spotlessly clean and everything worked just perfectly Probably
We arrived really early in the morning
host was very approachable for everything
all questions were replied promptly and instructions were given accurately
Laura let us check in a bit early
She has a book with restaurant suggestions and how to operate appliances sauna washer etc which includes pictures and was extremely helpful
The location is very close to railway station
Right near the rail station
Laura's place was great located in a new building within walking distance from the city centre
5 minutes or less walk from train station
Home location is also good not far from downtown can walk to supermarket or shopping center
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2. Santa´s Hideaway in downtown Rovaniemi (from USD 61)

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
82 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Tidy and clean double room with two single beds
The only thing that I should've was bringing beach sandals for taking shower
The flat locates at the city center of Rovaniemi 124 with 4 bedrooms two living rooms one kitchen and two toilets
and you can find all that you want for cooking
(It cost money but the price was reasonable and he didn't force us to go )
The room i slept in is very clean and tidy
The house was pretty tidy and clean
The place is clean and it has beautiful decoration
the house is pretty clean and comfortable
and you have almost everything you need Easy to get public transportation downstairs
good Lei is good person he allowed us to check in early Overall
a multicultural intelligent warm-hearted Chinish
We live with Lei'd father and he is also a really nice guy Showing us around and make tea for us
Lei was a great host very nice and helpful
Lei is very helpful and quick to respond A very nice person who is happy to give advise when asked and is very friendly
The location is strategic in the city center
The location is in the city centre and close the bus station and train station
The house at city center and bus stop to Santa village
Lei's aparment is located very close to center of Rovaniemi
It is surrounded with 24 hours market restaurants and shopping street
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3. Fully furnished apartment with a balcony in the center of Rovaniemi (from USD 70)

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
124 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Good point : washing machine in the apartment and drying room in the commun basement
The apartment was small but with everything needed
Her apartment is very cozy with a under utilize balcony (weather is too cold for me to use) Very comfortable for 2 people
The apartment was great a large room
The apartment has everything you will need and even more
The apartment was clean and the neighbourhood was quiet
It is a very neat and clean apartment
The apartment was very clean and looked exactly how advertised
It was clean and warm
haar was prettig; ze reageerde snel en was behulpzaam
but she is a good host
Wonderful experience Kirsi even can't to the airport to give me the keys and instructions to get to the studio
Kirsi is a very responsive person and accommodating host
Kiris was always friendly and quick to respond to emails
Great location and host was kind good information
walk from the bus and train stations
The apartment is very beautiful near the city center and from the station by bus
Practical and pragmatic Not far from city center - easy to walk
+ location close to the center in Rovaniemi+
It's really well located - a short 5 minute walk from a big shopping centre with a grocery store and a lot of other stores and about 10 minutes
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4. Ecologically friendly guesthouse in the center of Rovaniemi (from USD 138)

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
138 reviews
Entire house 0 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the one shower next might have less time to enjoy the hot shower
Very nice little cozy apartment
The place is cozy and includes everything needed
But one thing about the shower
Heated floor in bathroom is great during winter time
Julia is very lovely and the apartment is very clean
thanks for everything you prepared and this lovely studio
Clean and comfortable place Good
The room is very tidy and clean which makes us feel so good and comfortable especially after all day walking in this cold weather
(this is important to us as our trip still lasts for 2 more weeks we need clean clothes)
warm clean and lovely Julia was kind helpful friendly and welcoming
but she was really reactiv when I asked her
She was quick at answering any questions before and during our stay
She is absolutely adorable host and helped me alot about local information
She has a wonderful family
the location is a distance from city centre
and it is within 15 mins walk from the center
Wonderful house and close walking/biking distance from city center
The place is quite close to city center (about 15 min by walk)
Julia's place is quiet and located in a very safe neighborhood
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5. Arctic Haven close to downtown Rovaniemi (from USD 67)

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:
the room has a great kitchen
The bed is nice to sleep in
There is warm/hot water running throughout your home (kitchen tap/bathroom tap/shower) which is great for a cold winter stay
Modern Apartment with nice furnishing
The apartment is well placed
Joni's place was very spacious and stylish and clean
Apartment very clean and well equipped
Great apartment and very close to shopping Lovely and clean
Very nice and clean place
The apartment was very clean and the bed and the couch were very comfortable
the owner is nice and helpful
The host is kind and ready to help with all the additional problems
The book with tips is also a great help
Joni was very reactive and cool with us
Joni was also very nice with our late check in
Tue apartement is near the shopping center and central to a lot of Restaurants the museum and the City Information
The apartment was in a great location within walking distance to all shops and restaurants
It's just located at the central area of the city Very convenient by walking distance to nearby shopping mall bus station
I felt really safe around your neighbourhood too
good location around the market bus station and train station
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6. A cozy cottage near Santa Claus Village (from USD 132)

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
117 reviews
Entire cottage 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Full kitchen is also provided The cottage is child-friendly
There is plenty of snow during the time that we are at the cottage
the kitchen has the basics of what we needed and the couch and beds
The house is well equipped with everything you need and very cosy
A child safety gate can be installed at the top of the staircase as in our case
The house is very clean and well maintained
The house was huge and the facilities were great
the place is very private and quite is really a perfect place to look for northern lights
and we were able to see the northern lights from the cottage
The house is nice and neat
warm well decorated cozy
nice sauna and helpful hosts
Warm & cozy Excellent sauna Next to lake Very responsive friendly owners
Anneli was a good host really welcoming and very responsive to messages
Anneli welcomed us very nicely and was available for any questions Would definitely recommend the house
It's secluded without being too far away from Rovaniemi
Great house in a beautiful location
The shops is about 10 mins away
Lovely cottage in a tranquil area
Superb BBQ/grill in purpose built wooden building
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7. A modern apartment with an arctic twist (from USD 104)

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
66 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It is one bed room with a regular bed and one living room with a sofa-bed
There is only one bedroom and a sofa that can accommodate another 2 people in the living room
There's a super comfy couch in the living room
everything is as accurate as stated
it is cozy clean and comfortable
The place was very neat
Quick response and easy check in
Nice clean appartment with separate bedroom and private sauna
the communication with Kiki was very good
She even provided us with information about the area
Kiki was a lovely host and she was so easy to communicate with
However all was set and information shared upon our arrival and departure
Kiki is so nice and the house is very tidy
walk away from the city center
Also Santa Claus village is not far away by car
just minutes away from the centre and the Arktikum Pilke Science museum on the same street
Apartment is cosy and within walking distance from city centre
The place is cozy well equipped and located only 10 minutes walk from city center
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8. 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

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9. 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

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10. 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

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11. 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

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12. 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

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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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Susanna Carlson is a freelance writer from Wisconsin. She enjoys traveling, art, reading, and outdoor activities in her free time.

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