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Explore the contrast between staying in the cold, while a cosy sleeping bag keeps you nice and warm during the night! The perfect place for the adventure seeker as well as the ones longing for calmness and serenity. The quiet surroundings along with the white snow create a magical and silent feeling. Just stop for a while and listen, it’s a wonderful experience. The ice hotel is so much more than what the eye can see. It’s a place to be and a place for sharing.

 This hotel is the first one in Norway and the second in the world to make a hotel entirely of snow and ice! They started with six bedrooms and have grown to be a hotel with twenty-six bedrooms, four decorated suites, an ice chapel, ice bar and a lot of artwork. 

Situated in Alta, this hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Alta Church, Alta Rock Carvings, and Alta Museum. Northern Lights Cathedral is 10.4 mi (16.7 km) away.

All 30 rooms offer:

  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Shared bathroom 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM.

Sorrisniva Restaurant – This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

On the map: Alta is situated on Norway’s northern coast and is the largest town in Finnmark, at the head of Alta Fjord. It’s known for views of the Northern Lights, which inspired the cascading architecture of the Northern Lights Cathedral, built in 2013. Thousands of prehistoric rock carvings are at nearby Hjemmeluft Bay, where there are viewing paths and the World Heritage Rock Art Centre. South of town, the Alta River runs through steep Alta Canyon.

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