Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Alta, Norway
This ice hotel in Norway was the first construction of its kind and the second in the world. Even today it is considered the largest in Europe. Originally the hotel was built with only 6 bedrooms but the number has gradually increased and today there are 30 rooms, 4 of which are suites and the rest are of "comfort" level.
Inside the igloo is an ice bar, chapel and many sculptures are also made of ice. Guests can choose where to relax comfortably: in an icy bedroom or in a tent in the form of a teepee under the open sky.
Icehotel, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
This world famous hotel is located by the river Thorn and is famous for its exhibition of artwork made of snow and ice. It was first built in 1989, 200 kilometers from the Arctic Circle, and with the onset of winter it is reborn every year with a new look.
As soon as the first thick snow falls, artists come to the village of Jukkasjärvi from all over the world to participate in the creation of the ice hotel. The guests love this place, where they can see the northern lights, drink delicious tea coffee and eat cloudberries.
Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, Finland
Kakslauttanen is a 4-star resort located in Northern Lapland. It is often called the Ice Village, because of the many glass and snow igloos. The glass igloos are built with special thermal glass, which keeps the lodge a comfortable microclimate and allows you to enjoy the magical phenomena of the northern lights.
Kemi SnowCastle, Kemi
The Snow Castle, built next door to the Finnish town of Kemi, offers its services from January to April. The sparkling tables of the restaurant, which is the largest in the world, can seat about 200 guests, and the snowy chapel holds unforgettable services and wedding ceremonies.
There are 21 ice rooms with an average temperature of -5 degrees Celsius. But comfortable beds with sheepskins and warm sleeping bags allow guests to get a great night's sleep.
The French complex is unique in that it is located on the ski resort overlooking the slopes of Mont Blanc. The whole ice village is built on the mountain slope. The beds in the rooms are made with comforters, and the restaurant serves traditional French wine and fondue.