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Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Rovaniemi, Finland - Updated 2019

Susanna
Updated Jun 14, 2019

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 83)

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
55 reviews
Entire apartment 3 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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2. Santa´s Hideaway in downtown Rovaniemi (from USD 51)

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
78 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 beds 1 bedroom 2 bathrooms

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3. Fully furnished apartment with a balcony in the center of Rovaniemi (from USD 79)

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
110 reviews
Entire apartment 4 beds 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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4. Ecologically friendly guesthouse in the center of Rovaniemi (from USD 61)

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
126 reviews
Entire house 2 beds 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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5. Arctic Haven close to downtown Rovaniemi (from USD 40)

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
216 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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6. A cozy cottage near Santa Claus Village (from USD 124)

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
101 reviews
Entire cottage 5 beds 3 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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7. A modern apartment with an arctic twist (from USD 64)

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
51 reviews
Entire apartment 4 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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8. Cozy apartment close to the center of town (from USD 48)

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 (from USD 25)

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 (from USD 73)

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 (from USD 47)

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 (from USD 43)

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!

This article was originally published on Feb 06, 2018

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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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