Hotel Rudolf is the perfect option for budget travelers. Buffet breakfast and restaurant discounts are available at Hotel Santa Claus, only 600 meters away. On-call reception can be easily reached at the entrance and at each hallway at any time. Check-in and staff are at Hotel Santa Claus. There is a Chinese restaurant located in the street level of Hotel Rudolf. Airport Taxi transports guests easily from the airport to the hotel and back.
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The recently refurbished rooms are a convenient place to rest after an active day outdoors or a work day in the city.

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Restaurants in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus

Only a few minutes walk from Santa’s Hotel Rudolf. 

Restaurant Gaissa has the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs recognition for the excellent quality of the food. Welcome to enjoy the delicious tastes from Lapland!

Eat, drink and enjoy in Bar Zoomit! Delicious drinks, street food, great company and relaxed atmosphere. In the adjoining Kuluma Lounge enjoy your favorite sports games in the large screen, play a round of billiard or board games. Feel Vegas is located also next to Zoomit for you to enjoy a full night out.

Café Linna is in the prime location in the heart of Rovaniemi: sit back to enjoy the atmosphere of the city indoors or on our year-round outdoor terrace, have a cup of the finest fresh coffees and teas and indulge yourself with our homemade cakes and sweet and savory pastries!

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Restaurants in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus

Only a few minutes walk from Santa’s Hotel Rudolf. 

Restaurant Gaissa has the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs recognition for the excellent quality of the food. Welcome to enjoy the delicious tastes from Lapland!

Eat, drink and enjoy in Bar Zoomit! Delicious drinks, street food, great company and relaxed atmosphere. In the adjoining Kuluma Lounge enjoy your favorite sports games in the large screen, play a round of billiard or board games. Feel Vegas is located also next to Zoomit for you to enjoy a full night out.

Café Linna is in the prime location in the heart of Rovaniemi: sit back to enjoy the atmosphere of the city indoors or on our year-round outdoor terrace, have a cup of the finest fresh coffees and teas and indulge yourself with our homemade cakes and sweet and savory pastries!

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Best Accommodation for Budget Travelers in Lapland

For a budget traveler Santa’s Hotel Rudolf has recently refurbished rooms and a central location in Rovaniemi city center. Breakfast in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus is optional. The rooms have minifridges, kettle and coffee & tea set for your convenience.

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Hotel info

Location

  • Address: 
    Koskikatu 41-43
    96200 Rovaniemi
  • Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus
    8 min walk (600 m)
  • Vesihiisi Swimming hall sauna & gym
    2 min (200 m)
  • Nearest shopping mall
    3 min (300 m)
  • Lordi Square
    8 min (600 m)
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By Air

  • Nearest Airport:
    Rovaniemi RVN 10 min (9 km)
  • Airport Taxi Shuttle Service to hotel
    7 EUR/one-way
  • Santa’s Express public bus
  • Other airports:
    Kemi KEM
    1h 15 min (115 km)
    Kittilä KTT
    1h 30 min (155 km)
    Kuusamo KAO
    2 h (193 km)
  • Public bus or private transfers from other airports
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By Land

  • Near route Route 4 (E75)
  • Outdoor parking spaces
  • Railway Station: Rovaniemi 2 km
  • Excellent train connections from Helsinki and Oulu 
  • Bus Station: Rovaniemi 1 km 
  • Electric Car Charging Station in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus
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Rooms

  • Twin and triple rooms with wc and shower
  • Amenities: wi-fi, linen and towels, minifridge, kettle, coffee & tea set, daily cleaning 
  • Telephone in every floor and outside entrance for direct connection to 24/7 reception 
  • Complimentary parking
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Food & Beverage

  • Breakfast in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus (extra fee) 
  • Chinese Restaurant in Santa’s Hotel Rudolf
  • Hotel Santa Claus Rstaurants: Gaissa, ZoomUp, Zoomit, Café Linna
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Reception

  • Reception services are in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus, 8 min (600 m) walk from Hotel Rudolf
  • Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus address: Korkalonkatu 29, 96100 Rovaniemi
    24/7 Telephone connection from Rudolf entrance and all floors to Reception
  • Check-in at 3 pm
    Check-out at 11 am
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Things to Do

  • Guided safaris and excursions around the year
  • Ounasvaara forest by the city with routes for nature hikes, running, mountain biking, skiing and snowshoeing.
  • Vesihiisi Swimming hall with pools, jacuzzis, sauna and gym 2 min (200 m)
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Attractions

  • Santa Claus Village 10 min by car (8 km) 
  • Art Museum Korundi 5 min walk (600 m) 
  • Arktikum Museum and Pilke Science Center 5 min walk (500 m)
  • Nearest shopping malls Revontuli and Rinteenkulma 3 min (300 m)
Location
  • Address: 
    Koskikatu 41-43
    96200 Rovaniemi
  • Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus
    8 min walk (600 m)
  • Vesihiisi Swimming hall sauna & gym
    2 min (200 m)
  • Nearest shopping mall
    3 min (300 m)
  • Lordi Square
    8 min (600 m)
By Land
  • Near route Route 4 (E75)
  • Outdoor parking spaces
  • Railway Station: Rovaniemi 2 km
  • Excellent train connections from Helsinki and Oulu 
  • Bus Station: Rovaniemi 1 km 
  • Electric Car Charging Station in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus
By Air
  • Nearest Airport:
    Rovaniemi RVN 10 min (9 km)
  • Airport Taxi Shuttle Service to hotel
    7 EUR/one-way
  • Santa’s Express public bus
  • Other airports:
    Kemi KEM
    1h 15 min (115 km)
    Kittilä KTT
    1h 30 min (155 km)
    Kuusamo KAO
    2 h (193 km)
  • Public bus or private transfers from other airports
Rooms
  • Twin and triple rooms with wc and shower
  • Amenities: wi-fi, linen and towels, minifridge, kettle, coffee & tea set, daily cleaning 
  • Pet room
  • Telephone in every floor and outside entrance for direct connection to 24/7 reception 
  • Complimentary parking
Food & Beverage
  • Breakfast in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus (extra fee) 
  • Chinese Restaurant in Santa’s Hotel Rudolf
  • Hotel Santa Claus Rstaurants: Gaissa, ZoomUp, ZoomIt, Café Linna
Reception
  • Reception services are in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus, 8 min (600 m) walk from Hotel Rudolf
  • Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus address: Korkalonkatu 29, 96100 Rovaniemi
    24/7 Telephone connection from Rudolf entrance and all floors to Reception
  • Check-in at 3 pm
    Check-out at 11 am
Things To Do
  • Guided safaris and excursions around the year
  • Ounasvaara forest by the city with routes for nature hikes, running, mountain biking, skiing and snowshoeing.
  • Vesihiisi Swimming hall with pools, jacuzzis, sauna and gym 2 min (200 m)
Attractions
  • Santa Claus Village 10 min by car (8 km) 
  • Art Museum Korundi 5 min walk (600 m) 
  • Arktikum Museum and Pilke Science Center 5 min walk (500 m)
  • Nearest shopping malls Revontuli and Rinteenkulma 3 min (300 m)
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Santa’s Hotel Rudolf

GPS 66°30’19.3″N, 25°43’06.2″E

Koskikatu 41-43
Rovaniemi

Reservations and check-in:
Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus
Korkalonkatu 29,
96200 Rovaniemi

Tel. +358 16 321 321
rudolf@santashotels.fi

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FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

How to Get There?

Santa’s Hotel Rudolf is located in the center of Rovaniemi city. Address: Koskikatu 41-43, Rovaniemi.

Reception is in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus, 600 meters from Rudolf. Address: Korkalonkatu 29, Rovaniemi.

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 and Santa’s Hotel Rudolf: 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 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

Kindly note: for check-in you need to first visit Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus, where the reception for Santa’s Hotel Rudolf is located.

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:  
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Do You Have Parking?

There is complimentary parking space for Santa’s Hotel Rudolf guests in the backyard of the hotel building. 

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

Check-in time in Santa’s Hotel Rudolf is at 3 pm.
Check-out time is at 11 am.

Kindly note that reception for check-in is located in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus, 600 meters from Santa’s Hotel Rudolf.

You can ask about early check-in and late check-out from our hotel reception. Kindly note that we cannot guarantee availability. If you would like to have a guaranteed early check-in or late check-out, we recommend that you book from the previous night / to the following day.

What is included in the room price?

The hotel rooms have wi-fi, tv, kettle, minifridge and linen and towels. All rooms have wc and shower. On every floor and front entrance there is telephone with 24/7 connection to the reception in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus.

Breakfast in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus can be booked and paid separately.

Complimentary luggage storage is available in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus for Santa’s Hotel Rudolf guests.

Are there extra beds available?

Unfortunately extra beds are not possible in any of the rooms in Santa’s Hotel Rudolf.

Do you have pet rooms or allergy rooms?

There is one pet room in Santa’s Hotel Rudolf. Pet fee is 25 EUR/room/stay. 

We do not have designated allergy rooms. 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?

Complimentary luggage storage is available in Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus for Santa’s Hotel Rudolf guests.

Do you cater to special diets?

When ordering breakfast or other meals, please let us know of any special diets. We will do our best to satisfy your requirements.

In Santa’s Restaurants, all meals are lactose-free or low-lactose. Gluten-free products and meals are also available at request.

Kindly note: Santa’s Hotel Rudolf does not have its own restaurant. There is a chinese restaurant located in the same building. We kindly ask you to visit them directly for more information regarding their menus and catering to special diets.

Why should I book Santa's Hotel Rudolf?

When you want to spend the days outdoors in Lappish nature; explore all that Arctic Circle and Santa Claus Village has to offer; and walk to the main attractions of Rovaniemi but you prefer to travel on budget: Santa’s Hotel Rudolf is the best hotel in Rovaniemi for you!