Our cabins are inspired by the traditional hunting and fishing hut, “gamme”, that you find in the wilderness of Lapland - the Sami areas of the Arctic.
The Gamme Northern Light Cabins
are open all year round. In winter season they include breakfast and a 3 course dinner in our unique farmhouse restaurant Låven, with a fantastic view to the fjord. In summer season, when they are at low fare, halfboard is optional. If you are looking for a special hotel in Kirkenes, you will not forget your stay in our wilderness resort. In winter the perfect stay is to first brave a night in the Snowhotel, and then one or more in our warm Northern Light Cabins.
Designed by Swiss architects with nordic inspiration
The idea was to make chalets that fit into the surroundings, even complementing the perfection of the raw, northern nature. We think we have succeeded, considering their popularity. Many guests describe our litle village of cabins in the forest as Hobbiton from Tolkien`s fantasy world.
The large panoramic window
will let you look for the blaze of Northern Lights in the sky above the ice hotel, from the warmth of your cabin. The Aurora Borealis is the main attraction for many who visit northern Scandinavia, and if you stay with us for a few days, the chance is great that your polar dream will come true.
When the vibrant arctic summer arrives
you can admire the scenery of forest, mountains and fjord illuminated by the Midnight sun, which is on the sky 24 hours a day from May until July. Winter is still the most popular time at Snowhotel Kirkenes, but summer is on the rise. More and more people want to see and feel the swift, but beautiful summer and autumn in the north.
At Snowhotel Kirkenes we have a full summer program with reindeer, huskies and King Crab fishing, among other to keep you busy during your arctic holiday. Already in the end of August, the Northern lights are visible again, and this is a perfect time to experience the colourful and beautiful nordic autumn.
Equipped as small jewels
On the inside the Gamme is far from the average wilderness lodge. Here you will have all you want for; air conditioning, underfloor heating and natural wood and tiles.
Experience the stark contrast of the seasons and the beauty of the northern frontier.
Overnight programme & info:
Spring, Summer & Autumn activities
Northern Light Cabins
Available: All year
Winter fare: 01.12 - 31.03
Summer fare: 01.04. - 30.11
Number of beds: 2 + 1 extra bed
Children: Under 12 years pay half price
Amenities: Warm cabin with studio and bathroom w/toilet and shower
Winter (01.12.- 30.04.):
breakfast and dinner included
Transfer to and from your hotel in Kirkenes (Thon & Scandic)
Access to Snowhotel, and Reindeer, Husky and puppy farm
Snowshoes and skis for borrowing
Summer (01.05. - 30.11):
breakfast and dinner optional
Access to Snowhotel and Reindeer, Husky and puppy farm
Bikes for borrowing
Movie Time in our lounge
What do I need to bring?
Arctic holiday mood
No refund after booking is made