Rovaniemi, Finland is in Northern Finland. It was almost 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 and several other things to do. Discover the Arctic city and reserve any of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Rovaniemi, Finland.
This stunning Scandinavian apartment comes with an open-concept kitchen, a living area, and even a sauna to keep you relaxed. The hosts want to make their guests always feel at home by making sure they have everything they need and more. If you don’t feel like using the television or Wi-Fi, you can opt for other fun activities, such as board games and sleds. They can arrange for special Arctic excursions, transportation, or holiday photoshoots. The hosts also provide snacks upon your arrival.
If you want to venture out, there are multiple grocery stores, wine shops, a pharmacy, and restaurants — all within walking distance of the apartment, making this a prime location.
A perfect apartment for rent near Rovaniemi for families with children who can enjoy various activities here. This property is located on the banks of Kemijoki, which is 12 km (7.46 mi) from Rovaniemi.
The spacious yard area at this Airbnb vacation rental has scenic and calming views and is perfect for kids and adults to play in. The place is cold in the winter, with plenty of snowfall, and it comes with automated heating and air-conditioning system to keep you warm or cold for any season. There’s a massive terrace facing the river, ideal for lounging and enjoying a calm evening with your loved ones.
Top guest reviewsthe huge windows in living room were our favorite part of the housea very warm and comfortable space that backs onto a lakespotless picturesque just perfectthe property was very clean warm and well equippedvety clean and beautiful house in a peaceful environmentvery spacious and clean surroundings beautiful and very quietthe house ist very clean and we felt very welcome
Host:seppo is a super nice hostthe best host and house everthe host is super nice and you can ask him about anything and he will reply very quicklyseppo was an excellent host with quick responses and useful tipsvery hospitable and caring host who makes sure that the guests feel good and have everything they needRead more reviewsabsolutely perfect house in a lovely quiet locationvery beautiful house located at a quiet placethe house is very quiet located but with lots of interesting things nearbythis place is absolutely perfect location close to shops and rovaniemiwonderful location in quiet river bank not so far from big supermarkets lidl and prisma (8km)
Located near Norvajärvi Beach, this pretty property is 15 minutes away from the center of Rovaniemi. You can even visit the Ounasvaara Ski resort and golf course with your loved ones, just 15 minutes away from the accommodation. If you’re here to witness the Northern Lights, you can enhance your experience and get real-time alerts via SMS and email with the help of Aurora Alert Realtime.
If you’re cold, you can quickly step into the private sauna for a warm and comforting experience. You can enjoy the beautiful lake view while reading a book or relaxing by the fire pit. If you are with toddlers, you can access the cot, highchair, tableware, books, and toys provided. There are also board games to enjoy indoors in your spare time.
Top guest reviewsgood scenery view from the living room and saunaonly was missing wifi which kari mentioned will be done by march had excellent experiencegreat house very comfortable with a magical view on the lake perfect hollidayswarm and comfortable stayclean functional and clear communicationkari villa was very clean and had everything you would needthe place was clean comfortable well equippedvery modern and cleanthe villa was very clean and up to 6 can sleep in there
Host:kari was responsive friendly and helpfulamazing stay thanks for hosting us :)communication with owner was without any problemskari is very helpful kind host he answered all our queries promptlykari is very kind and the house is perfectly ready with everything you might needRead more reviewsgreat location on lakethe location next to the lake is idealwonderfully well appointed and located placethw location is isolated a bit but easy to access everywhere such as santa claus villagetop house on a fantastic location
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.
Top guest reviewsloved the warm bathroom floor tiles and all the amenitiesgreat spot super comfy bed and great amenitiesthe bed is super comfortable as you would expect form hotel roomsthe apartment is very comfortable and very cleanvery quiet warm cosy clean and a lovely homely feelmidnightsun is a beautiful new super clean apartment
Host:the hosts were very responsive and very goodthe host was always very attentive courteous and helpful super recommendedoutstanding quiet accomodation and very nice ownersthe sauna is sensational the bed is comfortable and the hosts were delightfulthey were most helpful right from the minute they welcomed us into the apartment during check-inRead more reviewsthe location was amazingideal for cooking in as only a pizza place near byi had worked at university of lapland and lapland university of applied sciences that are both super closea fifteen minute walk to the city so lovely and quiet at night
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.
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.
Top guest reviewsand great wifigood sleeping comfortable sauna and fireplaceit was good to have wifi and the sauna was fabthe cottage is beautiful and comfortablethe kids loved having their own space (a large space with a sleeping area and desk/sitting room)it was very cleanhouse was clean warm and cozyvery nice and clean cottagethe house is very clean and well maintainedit's really a clean cozy and warm cottage with peaceful and relaxing scenery
Host:wonderful and super helpful hostanneli is a very nice hostanneli is kind and accommodating and a great hostanneli is a great hostthe hosts were very friendly and welcomingRead more reviewswonderful location by the rivergreat location by the rivergreat house in a beautiful locationnice firewood sauna and great locationthe location of the house is good easy to find
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.
Top guest reviewsbed seemed too small for 2 adults but sofa bed with a mattress topper is huge & comfythe apartment was also very clean and has all the necessary amenities that i needthe beds were very comfortablebeds were also very comfortablekitchen very well equipped but no cooking oil in sight ha haclean and big apartmentapartment very clean and well equippedclean kitchen for all needsapartment very clean small but well organizedfantastic place really clean and comfy
Host:joni was a awesome hostjoni's answers were precise and helpfuljoni is such a nice hostchecking in was easy and getting in touch with the host was effortlessjoni is a great host and responds very quickly to all messagesRead more reviewsgood location around the market bus station and train stationexcellent location walk to everythingperfect walking distance to any attractionsvery good location just a short walk from the city centregreat apartment and very close to shopping
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.
Top guest reviewsit you want wifi connection you can rent a portals wifi router from kirsi that works wonderfullywe stayed there for a week (5€ wifi/day) and had a good timevery well equipped kitchen and the apartment has a beautiful large balconyit's a very nice space the beds very comfortablethe flat was really well located with a full equiped kitchen and nice furnitureit was clean and warmthe apartment was very clean and looked exactly how advertisedplease clean well for next gueststhe apartment was clean and the neighbourhood was quietit is a very neat and clean apartment
Host:kirsi is an excellent and very helpful hostkirsi has been very quick and helpful in her responses to our questionseverything was great kirsi is a very nice host who replied to all our requests expedientlykirsi communicates very fast and she is kindkirsi is a very responsive person and accommodating hostRead more reviewsthe apartment is located very nice very close to the main street and shopping centerfantastic location for a great pricegood accommodation near railway station supermarket and morewe can go to santa claus village really easily by bus number 8great apartment and perfect location
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.
Top guest reviewsinka is very nice she will answer us the question all not around the apartmentwe felt comfortable and its spacious for 2 personapartament was cozy clean and warmapartment is beautiful clean and tidyfor the rest it is ok the place is warm and cleanclean and tidy spacious and not far from the city centreinka´s place is great - spacious clean with very well equipped kitchen tv bedroom living room
Host:inka is a great hostshe was very responsive and friendlyinka is a wonderful host who provided us with unimaginable insight to rovaniemiinka is a really good person always attentive with us and giving us plans to do in rovaniemishe gave us really helpful information about traveling rovaniemiRead more reviewsamazing place and location to staygreat location for a forest walksthe best thing was the location as it was just near the train station and santa claus villageexcellent location quiet place and quick drive to city centergreat location easy and lovely walk into rovaniemi and back about 25 minutes
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.
Top guest reviewsthere's a super comfy couch in the living room festive light fixtures and a saunai just love the color of the apartmentnice and clean apartment with balcony and sauna highly recommendednice appartment clean and well-equippedit was clean and well appointed with everything we neededgreat appartement cosy clean and quietit was so clean and the interior of the house is top notchnice clean appartment with separate bedroom and private sauna
Host:nice host and comfortable placegreat host beautiful and modern apartmentkiki also a good host she responds things quicklyRead more reviewsthe house is in a fantastic locationthe location was very good too; some metres from the arktikum and very close from city centreit’s very simple and convenient to check in the location is also very goodgreat host location is very good only a few minutes walking from arkticumit is central easy to access amenities and transportation
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.
7.35 km (4.6 mi) from Santa Claus Village
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.
7.15 km (4.5 mi) from Santa Claus Village
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.
6.82 km (4.3 mi) from Santa Claus Village
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.
7.04 km (4.4 mi) from Santa Claus Village
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.
7.32 km (4.6 mi) from Santa Claus Village
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.
7.07 km (4.4 mi) from Santa Claus VillageSuperhost
Top guest reviewsjulia is very kind to borrow us an extra heater when it gets too coldher house very comfortable and complete what you needthe breakfast is highly recommended and the bilberry pie made by julia is a must-eat we love itthe house was clean and comfortable with all amenities you needthe apartment is cozy and comfortable which provides us enough equipment to live invery clean and tidyvery clean and organized toovery impressed with the cleanlinessher place was clean got everything we needed lots of towels and tissue paper rollsthe studio was very clean comfortable and cozy
Host:our host was very friendly and helpfullshe is absolutely adorable host and helped me alot about local informationjulia is a very attentive host was always in contact and ready to helpjulia is a very friendly and helpful host she always gives quick responsejulia was a great host; friendly and available at all times; whenever i had any questionsRead more reviewswonderful house and close walking/biking distance from city centereasy walk to townclose to the city center and all the interesting places aroundjulia's place is quiet and located in a very safe neighborhoodthis is so nice location
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.
8.1 km (5.1 mi) from Santa Claus Village
Top guest reviewssuper comfy bed huge balcony with sofas very nice to cool off after saunalaura apartment is the perfect place to stay in rovaniemithe kitchen is also fully equip if you like to cookthe apartment looks exactly like it does on the picturessuch a cute apartment great balcony to hang out and nice sauna inside the bathroomeverything was really clean and tidywell equipped clean and new apartmenti the place is clean and cosyit’s super clean and everything is so consideratethe apartment is very clean and fully equipped
Host:very friendly and helpful hostthe host responded within minutes to any questions and we had a fantastic staythe host is amazing and easy to get in contact withshe was extremely helpful and answered all our questions about our stay on rovaniemilaura was a very kind and helpful hostRead more reviewsbeautiful apartment right beside the railway stationthe location is very good with taxi bus and rail stations close bythe room and location are besthome location is also good not far from downtown can walk to supermarket or shopping centerlaura's place was great located in a new building within walking distance from the city centre
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.
6.95 km (4.4 mi) from Santa Claus Village
Top guest reviewsthe bedroom is comfortablebus good location perfect apartment lei is nice and helpful strongly recommendthe room was clean and goodtidy and clean double room with two single bedsthe place is clean and it has beautiful decorationthe room i slept in is very clean and tidythe house was pretty tidy and clean
Host:host is very kind and responsivelei is a welcoming hostlei is a nice host and very kind personperfect spot great hostdr lei and his family are kindRead more reviewsthe location is very good you can walk around the centera perfect location tooright in the city center and close to the buses restaurants and tour attractionsthe location is good because it's in the city centerlei's place is at good location
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. Wondering where to stay in Rovaniemi, Finland? We have a list that you may use to book your holiday rental right away!
Frequently asked questions about Airbnb vacation rentals in Rovaniemi, Finland
1. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Rovaniemi are suitable for couples?
This beautiful premium apartment with a sauna is an excellent Airbnb vacation rental option in Rovaniemi. It is highly suitable for couples to stay here and have a memorable and relaxing time.
2. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Rovaniemi have parking?
Villa Puistola, Villa Norvajärvi Luxury, this premium apartment with a sauna, and this fully furnished house steps away from the town center all have parking facility available for their guests.
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