The Hotel Rantasipi Pohjanhovi is a four star, premium hotel situated in the centre of Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland. Located on the banks of the Kemijoki River, the hotel is located close to Lordi Square, Lappia House, and Arktikum. It is also conveniently located for the University of Lapland and the Ethnographic Museum.
The hotel dates back to 1936, and was legendary as being the most refined hotel in the Arctic Circle. It was the location of the only elevator in Lapland, and humble loggers would rub shoulders with heads of state in this renowned hotel, which had its golden age in the 1940s. Rebuilt, renovated and expanded over the years, the hotel was most recently renovated at the beginning of the new millennium.
The Hotel Rantasipi Puhjanhovi is still known as a meeting place for the North. Guests come from around the globe to enjoy everything Lapland has to offer, year round.
Fully non-smoking, the hotel has a total of two hundred and twelve guest rooms, ranging from single to deluxe. One room has a bubble pool, and twenty nine have bathtubs. All others are equipped with a shower. Two rooms are equipped to cater to disabled guests. Cots and rollaway beds are available for children. All rooms have television, radio, pay TV, hair dryer, and free WiFi. Deluxe rooms also have a mini bar. Pets are welcomed when in the company of their owner, for a nominal charge (service dogs are accommodated free of charge).
The hotel has impressive conference and meeting facilities – making it the perfect location for business expos, meetings, and conferences.
The onsite Restaurant Puhjanhovi has great views over the Kemijoki River, and serves both breakfast and an a la carte dinner menu, sampling Finnish, Lappish, and European gastronomic delights.. There is also a separate bar for a before or after dinner drink. Dance music is played on Friday and Saturday nights. The hotel also has a Karaoke Bar and a Lobby Bar.
Additional hotel facilities include parking, elevator, room service, laundry service, ironing room, travel agency, and hairdressing salon. Service languages include English, Finnish, Swedish and German.
Rovianemi is the gateway to all of the amazing experiences Lapland has to offer. Book both accommodation at the Hotel Rantasipi Puhjanhovi, and leisure or adventure activities via Scandi Travel – the very best tour operator in Lapland.