Total Arctic Adventure 


Snowhotel Kirkenes is opening from 20.06.2020

Summer 2020 is the time to look north!

Visit the only Snowhotel is Norway which is open in Summer season!

Enjoy arctic summer fun in our camp with huskies, puppies and reindeer.

Explore the beautiful and fascinating area of the borderland Kirkenes, neighbor to Russia and Finland.

We follow all necessary measures, so you can be sure to have a great and safe stay.

King Crab Safari -  The best summer adventure!

Snowhotel 365 visit - open every day!

Snowhotel 365 Overnight - half price until 30.11.

Gamme Cabins - special summer fare

Husky Wagon | Husky Mountain Hike

Snowhotel Kirkenes is much more than an hotel of snow or ice, it is the total arctic adventure. Your adventure starts here.

COVID-19 - An important message for our guests:

- Accommodation, activities and restaurant closed until 20.06.20

- Reduced phone opening hours

- Updated bookings terms with higher flexibility in period 01.05. - 30.11

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​Welcome to Snowhotel Kirkenes, the famous ice hotel of Norway, and definitely the most unique hotel in Kirkenes.


Kirkenes and the Barents region is a fascinating area, with few people and lots of nature. Beautiful, raw and diverse arctic landscapes, with tundra, mountains, dense pine forests and literally thousands of lakes.

The region is blessed with long, cold and stable winters, with lots of snow and lots of cold, in a world where there is less and less of both. Also in summer, spring and autumn there are many reasons to go to northern Norway and Kirkenes. When the snow melts away, it reveals a green, vivid and refreshing summer, full of rich animal and botanic life. 

This diversity all seasons of the year, sets the stage for a variety of fun arctic activities for travelers from all over the world, seeking the total arctic adventure. Snowhotel Kirkenes has risen to become maybe the biggest activity provider in northern Norway.

Experience all seasons of the arctic, from the magic winter, through spring, to vibrant summer and colorful autumn. Visit the Snowhotel 365, stay in the unique Gamme cabins and enjoy our Restaurant all year round.

In the magic winter season you may live the dream and spend a magic night in a world of snow and ice, or go husky sledding, king crab fishing, or snowmobile driving under the Northern lights.

In summer season, visit the husky farm and play with 140 huskies and puppies. Find a furry friend to take for a refreshing mountain hike. or an exhilarating Husky Wagon ride along the beautiful fjord. Go for the ultimate arctic summer adventureKing crab fishing by RIB on the Barents sea.

​​See historic Kirkenes, and visit the world war 2 bomb shelter Andersgrotta.  


When autumn comes in August, the arctic nature explodes in orange, yellow and red. Twilight falls, and the midnight sun gives way to the magic streams of the Northern Lights.  

Snowhotel Kirkenes is much more than an hotel of snow or ice, it is the total arctic adventure

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