One of the best places in the Arctic for Lapland accommodation is Kirkenes. Kirkenes is a town in the Finnmark County of the far northeast of Norway and close by the Norway/Russia border. Well inside the Arctic Circle, it is a unique place to experience Lapland trips for the full effect of the Midnight Sun in summer and the Aurora Borealis in winter.
The Scandic Hotel Kirkenes is centrally located in the town, close by the Varanger Museum and the Snow Hotel, and is ideally situated for access to Arctic Norwegian nature. Local attractions and activities include snowmobile safaris, dog sledding, ATV trips along the Russian border, and king-crab fishing.
Features of the hotel include:
- Free WiF
- Swimming pool
- Bicycles and walking poles for loan
- Relaxation suite
- Small Lobby shop
- 8 Meeting Rooms and conference facilities
- Parking (outdoor)
- Low-allergenic rooms
- One pet friendly room
- Nordic Ecolabel
Room options include standard single, standard, superior extra and junior suite. All rooms are colourful, stylish and comfortable and include ensuite bathroom, direct dial phone, free WiFi, hairdryer, and TV.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all served in the hotel restaurant, with an array of international cuisine and Norwegian dishes. The Arctic bar is also the perfect place to unwind with a pre- or after-dinner drink.
Whatever time of year you visit, the far north of Lapland is something very special. Scandi Classics can help with all of your travel arrangements, including booking your accommodation in the very special Hotel Scandic Kirkenes for your Norwegian Lapland trips.