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Premium Glass Igloos in Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle 

Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle, 71 luxurious, spacious glass igloos, reception and Restaurant Arctic Eye are located at the Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi.

Santa’s Hotels’ glass igloos are intended for year-round use. The new glass-roofed, air-conditioned igloos offer a whole new and interesting opportunity for experiencing Lapland’s ever-changing nature while enjoying the comforts of a hotel room. Welcome to enjoy magical northern lights, spectacular midnight sun, plentiful autumn colors and frosty and beautiful winter polar night in our glass igloos! Shuttle Bus (Santa’s Express Bus #8) between via Santa’s Igloos, Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi City Center.

Aurora Borealis Season: beginning of September – Mid-April
All bookings via Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus Sales Team.

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Premium Glass Igloos in Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle 

Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle, 71 luxurious, spacious glass igloos, reception and Restaurant Arctic Eye are located at the Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi.

Santa’s Hotels’ glass igloos are intended for year-round use. The new glass-roofed, air-conditioned igloos offer a whole new and interesting opportunity for experiencing Lapland’s ever-changing nature while enjoying the comforts of a hotel room. Welcome to enjoy magical northern lights, spectacular midnight sun, plentiful autumn colors and frosty and beautiful winter polar night in our glass igloos! Shuttle Bus (Santa’s Express Bus #8) between via Santa’s Igloos, Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi City Center.

Aurora Borealis Season: beginning of September – Mid-April
All bookings via Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus Sales Team.

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Santa’s Glass Igloos Options

Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle has three different glass igloo types. Premium Igloos, Premium Igloos with Sauna and Premium Igloos with Alcove. Igloos with Sauna and Igloos with Alcove can be connected to combine two igloos for a larger family or group of friends. 

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Share Your Experience in Restaurant Arctic Eye

Santa’s Igloos Arctic Eye Restaurant offers tastes of Lapland and the North, with an international twist. Located in the center of Santa’s Igloos area, with large reclined glass windows facing North, it seats up to 120 people. You don’t have to worry about missing the Northern lights, the staff will give out the Aurora Alarm! Between meals, sit back and relax at the lobby bar.

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Share Your Experience in Restaurant Arctic Eye

Santa’s Igloos Arctic Eye Restaurant offers tastes of Lapland and the North, with an international twist. Located in the center of Santa’s Igloos area, with large reclined glass windows facing North, it seats up to 120 people. You don’t have to worry about missing the Northern lights, the staff will give out the Aurora Alarm! Between meals, sit back and relax at the lobby bar.

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Santa’s Igloos – Unforgettable Location for Your Meetings, Incentives and Events

Santa’s Igloos are located in a private area, yet close to all services of Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi City Center. This is your top choice for a meeting day, special event or dinner. The restaurant can be transformed and menus tailored to your requirements and wishes. With 51 identical igloos, we can accommodate even larger groups for an unforgettable stay in Lapland!

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Santa’s Igloos – Unforgettable Location for Your Meetings, Incentives and Events

Santa’s Igloos are located in a private area, yet close to all services of Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi City Center. This is your top choice for a meeting day, special event or dinner. The restaurant can be transformed and menus tailored to your requirements and wishes. With 51 identical igloos, we can accommodate even larger groups for an unforgettable stay in Lapland!

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Hotel info

Location

  • Address:
    Joulumaankuja 8
    96930 Rovaniemi
  • Santa Claus Village, 5 min walk (500 m) 
  • Rovaniemi Airport 5 min drive (4 km)
  • Rovaniemi city center 10 min drive (8 km)

By Air

  • Rovaniemi Airport RVN 5 min (4 km)
  • Private transfers at request
  • Santa’s Express public bus and taxis
  • Other airports:
    Kemi KEM
    1h 15 min (115 km)
    Kittilä KTT
    1h 30 min (155 km)
  • Public bus or private transfers from other airports

By Land

  • On Route 4 (E75)
  • Outdoor parking spaces with car heating poles
  • Nearest Bus Station 10 min (10 km)
  • Nearest Railway Station 10 min (10 km)
    Taxis available at both stations
  • Private transfers at request
  • Electric car charging station in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus

Rooms

  • 71 Glass Igloos with bathroom
  • Igloos with Sauna 
  • Igloos with Extra Bedroom
  • Automatic heating and air-conditioning
  • Amenities: aurora alarm, wi-fi, tv, bathroom with wc and shower, soap, bathrobes, slippers, eye masks, minifridge, coffee & tea set
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Food & Beverage

  • Arctic Eye Restaurant in center of igloo area
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Lobby Bar
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MICE Services

  • Arctic Eye Restaurant for 120 people
  • Available for private meetings, events and parties
  • Convenient location near airport, city center and Santa Claus Village
  • Private area 
  • Similar glass igloo accommodation for up to 142 people

Entertainment

  • Guided excursions and safaris, pick up from Igloo Reception
  • Santa Claus Village with Santa’s Office and Post Office, Reindeer and Husky Park, Shopping
  • Rovaniemi city center: Arktikum Museum, Pilke Science Center, Korundi Art Museum, shopping malls, bars
  • Ounasvaara Forest for outdoor activities

General

  • Check-in at 2 pm
    Check-out at 11 am
  • Tablet in every igloo with Aurora Alarm, chat with reception, room service, wake-up call and emergency call
  • Igloos are facing north
  • Igloos have glass ceiling heating and floor heating.
Location
  • Address:
    Joulumaankuja 8
    96930 Rovaniemi
  • Santa Claus Village, 5 min walk (500 m) 
  • Rovaniemi Airport 5 min drive (4 km)
  • Rovaniemi city center 10 min drive (8 km)
By Land
  • On Route 4 (E75)
  • Outdoor parking spaces with car heating poles
  • Nearest Bus Station 10 min (10 km)
  • Nearest Railway Station 10 min (10 km)
    Taxis available at both stations
  • Private transfers at request
  • Electric car charging station in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus
By Air
  • Rovaniemi Airport RVN 5 min (4 km)
  • Private transfers at request
  • Santa’s Express public bus and taxis
  • Other airports:
    Kemi KEM
    1h 15 min (115 km)
    Kittilä KTT
    1h 30 min (155 km)
  • Public bus or private transfers from other airports
Rooms
  • 71 Glass Igloos with bathroom
  • Igloos with Sauna 
  • Igloos with Extra Bedroom
  • Automatic heating and air-conditioning
  • Amenities: aurora alarm, wi-fi, tv, bathroom with wc and shower, soap, bathrobes, slippers, eye masks, minifridge, coffee & tea set
Food & Beverage
  • Arctic Eye Restaurant in center of igloo area
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Lobby Bar
MICE Services
  • Arctic Eye Restaurant for 120 people
  • Available for private meetings, events and parties
  • Convenient location near airport, city center and Santa Claus Village
  • Private area 
  • Similar glass igloo accommodation for up to 142 people
Entertainment
  • Guided excursions and safaris, pick up from Igloo Reception
  • Santa Claus Village with Santa’s Office and Post Office, Reindeer and Husky Park, Shopping
  • Rovaniemi city center: Arktikum Museum, Pilke Science Center, Korundi Art Museum, shopping malls, bars
  • Ounasvaara Forest for outdoor activities
General
  • Check-in at 2 pm
    Check-out at 11 am
  • Tablet in every igloo with Aurora Alarm, chat with reception, room service, wake-up call and emergency call
  • Igloos are facing north
  • Igloos have glass ceiling heating and floor heating.

Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle

GPS 67°9*18,732”N, 26°54*43,758”E

Joulumaankuja 8
FI-96930 Arctic Circle
Tel. +358 400 102 170
info.arcticcircle@santashotels.fi

FAQ – Frequently asked questions

How to get there?

Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle is located in Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi.

Address is Joulumaankuja 8, FI-96930 Arctic Circle

How to Get There by Car?

If you are planning to drive from Helsinki, driving distance is approx. one day. Thus, the most convenient way is to load your car into the Car Train, and enjoy a good-night-sleep in the comfortable cabins with own wc and shower. More information www.vr.fi

If you are driving from Tromso, Norway driving distance is approx 5 hours. From Nordkapp approx 9 hours.

How to Get There by Plane?

The fastest way to travel to Lapland is by airplane. Finnair flies several times a day from Helsinki to Rovaniemi (RVN) around the year, as well as to Kittilä (KTT). Alternative airports are Kuusamo (KAO) and Kemi (KEM). 

Norwegian also flies to Rovaniemi around the year.

During winter season, Norwegian and EasyJet fly directly from London Gatwick and Turkish Airlines from Istanbul to Rovaniemi. Lufthansa flies directly from Germany to Kittilä and to Kuusamo.

Airport Taxi is a convenient and inexpensive way to get from Rovaniemi Airport to Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus: the shared shuttle service staff wait at the airport exit. The cost is 7 EUR/one-way/person. 

Santa’s Express Bus connection also between Rovaniemi Airport, Santa Claus Village and city center.

Private taxis are also available but especially during peak seasons, we recommend that you book the taxi in advance. Our trusted partner: Lähitaksi

How to Get There by Train?

Finnish Railway (VR) offers and comfortable and convenient way to travel across the country. Book a cabin in the night train from South Finland to Rovaniemi and wake up in Rovaniemi. Cabins with private bathrooms available. You can also load your own car on the train and continue your road trip after the travel.

How to Get There by Bus?

There are excellent bus connections to Rovaniemi. From Matkahuolto.fi you can easily search the connections from your point of departure.

You can now travel easily also between Rovaniemi and Tromso, Norway! Timetables and ticket prices are available here:  
The Arctic Route

 

Do you have parking?

There are complimentary parking places with pole heating plugs for igloo hotel guests. Kindly note that you need to have your own cable for car heating.

In Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus garage in Rovaniemi city center we have Chago Pro EVF 200 charging stations for electric and hybrid vehicles. With 22 kW mid-speed charging, the charging time is 2-4 hours. The charging station parking place costs 30 EUR/24 hours and day charging 20 EUR. The charging station can be booked and paid for in the hotel reception. Kindly note that you must have your own needed charging cables with you. 

What are the check-in and check-out times?

Check-in time is at 2 pm
Check-out time is at 11 am

Please contact our hotel staff for early check-in and late check-out.

What is included in the igloo price?

All room rates include breakfast, Aurora Alarm, wi-fi and a relaxed atmosphere. All igloos air conditioning and bathroom with wc and shower.

Can you add extra beds to the igloos?

Premium Glass Igloos and Premium Glass Igloos with Sauna can fit one extra bed. Maximum is 3 beds in total / igloo

Premium Glass Igloos with Alcove has two beds under the glass ceiling and 1-2 beds in the alcove. In addition 1-2 extra beds are possible. Maximum is 5 beds in total / igloo with alcove.

Premium Igloo with Sauna and Premium Igloo with Alcove can be connected together with the connecting door. Maximum is then 6 beds and 2 extra beds.

Extra bed in Glass Igloo for child: 50 EUR/night, and for adults 60 EUR/night. 
Children under 4 years old are provided with a crib/extra bed free of charge, at request.

Do you have pet rooms or allergy rooms?

Unfortunately pets are not allowed in Santa’s Igloos. We do have some pet rooms in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus in Rovaniemi city center Pet fee is 25 EUR/room/stay. 

We do not have designated allergy igloos. However, we do not have carpets in any of the rooms. If you do have an allergy, please inform our hotel staff in advance, so we can take it to consideration when assigning your room.

Do you have luggage storage?

Yes, luggage storage is available at Santa’s Igloos Reception for hotel guests.

Can you cater to special diets?

Yes we can, if you let us know in advance. We will do our best to satisfy your requirements.

All our meals are lactose-free or low-lactose. Gluten-free products and meals are also available at request.

Why Should I book Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle?

If you are looking for a place to stay steps away from tranquil nature and Santa Claus Village; in a private area, and with high-quality services and premium glass igloos: Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle is the best igloo accommodation in Lapland for you. 

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Igloos Arctic Circle
Joulumaankuja 8
FI-96930 Arctic Circle