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Ice hotel, Sweden

From series “Hotels harmoniously built into the natural landscape”
Year: 1991.

In the world there are several ice hotels. The most famous of which has been for many years Ice hotel, which is located in the Swedish city Jukkasjarvi. It was the first ice hotel in the world, opened for the first time in 1991. The hotel design was developed by the famous architect Aimo Reisenen. The idea of ​​the Eishotel proved so appealing and interesting that the hotel was rebuilt every year for more than twenty years.

Ice hotel, Sweden The hotel welcomes the visitors only a few months a year. It is usually opened in December. In case of favorable weather conditions you can visit the ice hotel until April. Ice and snow serve as main building material during the construction of the hotel. Each year, ice blocks with a total weight of 10,000 tonnes are cut from the frozen river Turne-Elva. In addition, 30 000 tonnes of the white snow are brought to the construction site. The hotel building and the entire interior are completely made of ice and snow. To preserve original crystal clear splendor, the special temperature control in the hotel is maintained.

Every year the hotel looks different. All rooms are individually decorated and decorated with ice sculptures. To make the cold hotel rooms more comfortable, the ice beds are covered with natural fur. One of the main design elements of the hotel is the original beautiful lighting. This unique hotel also offers many additional services. On its territory there is an excellent sauna and a magnificent ice bar. The active guests can bring variety into the recreation with the winter sports. Next - Сuevas del Tio Tobas


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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Handelsbanken' located in 15 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Sixt Biluthyrning Kiruna' is located in 11 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'OKQ8 Kiruna - Industrivägen 5' in 13 km
Supermarket: 'Coop Forum' in 14 km
Apotheek: 'Kronans Apotek Kiruna' in 14 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Jukkasjärvi Wärdshus och Hembygdsgård' in 0.01 km
Railway station: 'Railway Agency AB' in 15 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Kiruna Airport KRN - in 11 km
 »  Evenes Airport EVE - in 176 km
 »  Kittila Airport KTT - in 179 km
 »  Langnes Airport TOS - in 214 km
 »  Alta Airport ALF - in 261 km
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Hotel E-10

Located in 14 km from Ice hotel
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Malmfältens Folkhögskola

Located in 15 km from Ice hotel
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All rooms at have a work desk and wardrobe. Rooms have either a private bathroom with toilet and shower or a private toilet and shared shower … More: photo, rates and booking
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All guest rooms have wooden décor, an armchair and nature views. Some overlook Lake Kivijärvi. Toilets and showers are shared. Guests can enjoy … More: photo, rates and booking

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