ICEHOTEL Jukkasjärvi

In Jukkasjärvi, a tiny little town 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, you will find the iconic ICEHOTEL.

The ICEHOTEL has become world famous as one of the most spectacular hotels. Guests here have to book a room at least one year in advance to be sure to get one.


The history of the ICEHOTEL

It all began in 1989. In Jukkasjärvi was arranged a sculpture art course.. A snow house was been built as the art course venue.

Because of shortage on accommodation in connection with the course, they placed them in the snow house with the frozen art. They gave them sleeping bags, survivalist advice, tips on toilet trip management on ice, and a sauna in the morning to burn off the frostbite. Suddenly an ICEHOTEL was born.


THE ICEHOTEL today

Today, every winter ice is cut from the frozen Torne River in Jukkasjärvi. Builders and artists starts working with great sized of ice blocks. After months of cutting and forming , you get one ICEHOTEL and an ICEBAR.

Every spring the ICEHOTEL season ends, and the ICEHOTEL melts. But that is the joy of the ICEHOTEL. You get a new hotel and art installation every year.

Jukkasjärvi Art Center you can still experience an ICEBAR BY ICEHOTEL after the ICEHOTEL has melted.


The great outdoor adventures

The great outdoor adventures like Northern Light hunting tours, snowmobile events, dogsledding tours, combined with an unforgettable stay in an ICEHOTEL, tells all about why there is such a huge demand on rooms here. Even a wedding at the ICEHOTEL in a ICECHAPEL is possible here.

The ICEHOTEL is full year-in, year-out and not the type of place to turn up outside the door looking for a room.

ABSOLUT ICEBAR fans can also visit a replica icebar in Stockholm.

 

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Contact

Marknadvagen 63
98191 Jukkasjarvi
Northern Sweden
Sweden
Web
icehotel.com
Phone
+46 0980 66800

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Generel Facilities
  • Outdoor service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Type of Accomodation
  • Special Hotel
Activities
  • All kind of outdoor adventures
    Daytours
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  • Visa
  • Master card
  • American Express
Distance to
  • Nearby Kiruna

ICEHOTEL Jukkasjärvi



Icehotel in Sweden