This eco-friendly hotel is 10 minutes’ walk from Kiruna Central Station. Its bar and restaurant offer views of Mount Kebnekaise. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi internet and free sauna access. Scandic Ferrum’s modern rooms include cable TV, a writing desk and bright décor. Ferrum has 2 restaurants, Reenstierna and Grapes. They offer traditional Swedish and Lapland food such as meatballs, reindeer and cloudberry jam. A vodka and lingonberry cocktail on the terrace is a refreshing way to end the evening. Facilities include 2 free internet computers, a children’s playroom and a table tennis table. Bicycles and snow sleds can be rented at reception. Free outdoor parking is offered to guests. The Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi is 25 minutes’ drive from the hotel.
Situated in Jukkasjärvi in northern Sweden, the Icehotel features rooms entirely made out of sculptured ice from the neighbouring Torne River. Warm rooms are also offered. A bookable sauna experience featuring a sauna, wood-burning hot tub and ice bath is available for a fee. Holding a temperature between -5 to -8 degrees Celsius, the individually themed cold rooms include hand-carved ice furnishings by international artists. Guests sleep in thermal sleeping bags on exclusive Carpe Diem beds covered in reindeer hides. In the morning, guests can enjoy the shared sauna. All warm rooms feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels, dining area, and a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Free WiFi is offered in all rooms. The on-site Icehotel restaurant serves traditional dishes with locally produced ingredients. Guests can relax with hot drinks and snacks in the warm lounge, or enjoy cocktails served in glasses made out of ice in the below-freezing Icebar. Guests can enjoy a free 30-minute guided tour of the cold Ice Hotel, offered daily in both English or Swedish. The area around Icehotel is popular for outdoor winter activities such as dog sledding, reindeer sled excursions, and snowmobile tours. The staff will also be happy to arrange activities such as river rafting, hiking, and fishing. During summer season, guests will experience midnight sun. In the winter, guests can enjoy northern lights if lucky. The closest airport is Kiruna Airport, 14 km from the property. Bookable shuttle service is available upon request for a fee.
Surrounded by mountain nature, the family-owned Camp Ripan is a 10-minute walk from Kiruna city centre. It offers free WiFi, in-room flat-screen TVs and traditional, seasonal Swedish and Sami food. Parking is free on site. Spread across 3 buildings, Ripan’s cosy, chalet-style rooms have private entrances and bathrooms with showers. Many offer kitchenettes and convenient private ski storage. Restaurant Ripan features local Nordic ingredients including reindeer and fish. The Aurora Spa can be accessed for a surcharge. Ski tracks and hiking trails are right next door. Snowmobiling, ice fishing and dog sledding are popular in winter. Summer leisure options include Tvättjärnsbadet Aqua Park, horse riding and bike rentals. Camp Ripan is certified as an environmentally friendly hotel.