Arctic Light Hotel

Top choice hotel in Rovaniemi
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In Rovaniemi's former 1950s town hall, with original fixtures including wood panelling, a vintage lift and wrought-iron balustrades, Lapland's top hotel has handcrafted artworks adorning individually designed rooms (some with private saunas). Loft rooms have skylights for aurora-borealis views; the two apartments sleep four, with separate living rooms. Buffet breakfasts are designed by Finnish-American TV chef Sara La Fountain.

Breakfast highlights include superfood-powered energy shots, smoothies, traditional Finnish sweets and cakes, fresh local berries, homemade jams and locally smoked salmon, plus cooked-to-order bacon and eggs and pancakes.

Adorable toy polar bears in each guest room are for sale; proceeds go to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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Quick description

This boutique hotel is 8 km from Rovaniemi Airport and Santa Claus Village. It features bright, ultra-modern rooms with individually themed décor. WiFi and parking are free. A flat-screen TV, minibar and tea/coffee facilities are standard at Arctic Light Hotel. Bathrobes and slippers add extra comfort, and some rooms have their own kitchenette. Each room has a private bathroom with a hairdryer and a bath or shower. Facilities at Arctic Light Hotel include a sauna, a terrace and a lounge bar. The healthy, energising breakfast is created by Finnish-American TV chef Sara La Fountain. Staff at the 24-hour reception will gladly recommend local restaurants, attractions or activities. The hotel is 200 metres from Sampokeskus Shopping Centre and 800 metres from Arktikum Science Centre.

Important information

Please inform Arctic Light Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. When booking more than a total of 10 room nights or 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business centre
  • Concierge service
  • Car hire
  • Luggage storage


  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Airport shuttle
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Sun terrace
  • First aid kit available
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Breakfast takeaway containers
  • Security alarm
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Cashless payment available
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Shared lounge/tv area
  • Snack bar
  • Cctv outside property
  • Free parking
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Happy hour
  • Kid meals
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Terrace
  • Smoke alarms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Tour desk
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour security
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Internet services
  • Wifi
  • Parking
  • Fire extinguishers


  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course (within 3 km)


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Newspapers
  • Lift
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking