Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is the place for those who want a different accommodation in a unique hotel made of pure snow and ice. The hotel is surrounded by a quiet and relaxing atmosphere outside the city center – it is the perfect place for calmness and serenity.
The Igloo Hotel is the first one built in Norway and the second in the world. You will explore a unique hotel built fresh new every year with a new. The hotel has 26 snow rooms, 4 decorated suites, ice bar, ice chapel and sculptures.
The ticket will give you access to all of this and can be extended with a drink in the ice bar, lunch or a dinner. Reservation in the restaurant must be pre-booked.
19th of December – 2nd of April
12:00 – 20:00 Monday to Saturday
12:00 – 18:00 on Sundays
HOW TO GET HERE:
20 minutes from the city by car and 30 minutes from the airport. No public transfer. Taxi can be booked directly: 08125 / +47 78 43 38 79
Norway’s largest and the world’s northernmost ice hotel is situated in Sorrisniva, about 25 minutes from Alta airport. The igloo hotel is one of its kind and is about 2,500 square meters large. In addition to accommodation, we also open for day visits.
Make your wedding day even more romantic in the chapel made of snow and ice. A ice chapel wedding ceremony is a different and unforgettable experience for you and your love.
All exterior and interior is made of snow and ice; rooms, the beds, even the glasses in the bar. The hotel has approximately 30 rooms, suites, ice gallery, and ice-chapel. The hotel is decorated with ice sculptures – beautiful artwork created by talented sculptors.
Feel the silence in the hotel made of snow and ice. See the sculptures and have an ice drink in the bar. Feel the contrast between staying in the cold, while the cozy sleeping bag keeps you nice and warm during the whole night! Experience the silence and serenity surrounding you. Every year the hotel has a new unique theme from the Arctic part of the world. Woolen underwear is recommended for the night.
While staying at the snow and ice hotel you can experience the nature around, relax in a warm atmosphere in the living room and enjoy a dinner in our restaurant. Our great (warm) restaurant serve á la carte menu based on local food and traditions. A table is reserved for you when staying the night.
Included: * Extreme sleeping bags, pillow * Morning sauna 07.00-10.00 * Breakfast buffet with local ingredients 8.00-10.00 * Transfer t/f Alta Center (needs to be pre-booked) From Scandic Hotel Alta: kl. 10.30 and ll. 16.00. From Sorrisniva: kl. 10.00 and kl. 15.30
December 19. – 31.
January 2. – April 2.
December 23. – 26.
December 31. – January 1.
Direct flights from Oslo and Tromsø. Transfer from Alta center/Scandic Hotel is included at 4:00 pm and needs to be pre-booked. Transfer from the airport can be booked directly when arriving. NOK 550 for a taxi. No public transfer available.
Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is located perfect to look for the northern lights and to explore the nature surrounding. We have a restaurant were you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner. Different excursions can be pre-booked or booked when arriving.
Beside the the Igloo hotel we have a modern service building with luggage room where your bags are stored safely during your stay. The ice rooms contain only your bed, while other facilities like toilets, changing rooms, showers and sauna are in the warm service building. We also have a living room, restaurant, reception and facilities as mention above. We have lockers for you to store your valuables. Phones and computers can be charged in the service building.
The temperatures inside the ice hotel remain constant between minus 4 and minus 7. Thanks to natural reindeer-hides, “mattresses” , sleeping-bags that keep you warm and pillow, you will have a comfortable night. We recommend to wear woolen underwear, hat, gloves and warm socks during the night, two layers are recommended for the perfect sleep. The sauna is heated every morning at 7:00 am before you can have a nice breakfast in the restaurant.