A unique hotel with an excellent choice of rooms and suites, including the luxury Gielas wing. I love the atmosphere here, backed up by friendly service and great food. The well established, comfortable accommodation buildings are set in a charming wooded area near the cross-country ski trails, within an easy 2-3 minute walk of the main Tunturi building which houses the reception, bar and the restaurants.
- Attractive and comfortable hotel
- Holiday Club leisure centre approx. 5 minutes’ walk (500m)
- Luxury Gielas wing and newly renovated Kontio building offering superb family bedrooms, all with private bath/wc, sauna and balcony
- Family suites have private saunas
- Small children’s play area
- Reception lounge area and cosy lounge bar
- Use of toboggans (€2)
- Free Wi-Fi in all rooms and suites
- Hot and cold buffet breakfast
- Half-board includes excellent 3-course evening meals with choices (buffet-style), with a special Gala Buffet Dinner on your last night*
I have chosen this hotel for its renowned friendly service and excellent food, and the fact that so many guests come back year after year. Well designed, the hotel features a main central building as its focal point, including the reception, restaurants and bar, where musical entertainment is on offer every evening.
There is a super range of family rooms and suites available in different shapes and sizes, as follows, and larger apartments with 3 and 5 bedrooms are available on request. Most room types have a private sauna, and whilst all the bedrooms are comfortable, the Family Suites offer that extra bit of space if you want to spread out.
Type A Bedrooms, sleep 2-4 – With twin beds and a double sofa-bed (suitable for one adult or two children), private en suite shower, wc, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Supplements*: Single room supplement: £55
Type B Family Suites, sleep 3-4– Twin bedroom and a separate lounge with double sofa-bed, sharing private sauna/shower/wc, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Supplements*: 4 Sharing £14, 3 Sharing £20
Type C Family Suites, sleep 5-6 – Two twin bedrooms and a separate lounge with double sofa-bed, sharing private sauna/shower/wc, further separate wc, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities. These suites may be on two levels, with an internal staircase with stair-gates.
Supplements*: 6 Sharing £25, 5 Sharing £30, 4 Sharing £50
Type F 4-room apartments, sleep 6-8 – As type C but larger and with an additional bedroom.
Supplements*: 8 Sharing £ Nil, 7 Sharing £5, 6 Sharing £12.
5-Bedroom apartments, sleep 10-13 – A spacious 5-bedroom apartment with 5 twin bedrooms and sofa-beds for 3 in the lounge area. It has its own private sauna and jacuzzi.
Supplements*: 13 Sharing Deduct £10, 12 Sharing Deduct £3, 11 Sharing £5, 10 Sharing £10.
The hotel’s 'Kontio’ building has been newly renovated and is the nearest accommodation to the Tunturi reception and restaurants building.
Kontio Deluxe Bedrooms, sleep 2-3 – Are spacious and newly renovated rooms in the Kontio building (close to the main Tunturi building) and have twin beds and a sofa-bed (for one child), sauna, private en suite shower, wc, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Supplements*: 3 sharing £35, 2 sharing £50
Kontio Suites, sleep 3-4 – Are newly renovated and spacious suites (close to the main Tunturi building) with a twin bedroom and a sofa-bed (suitable for one adult or two children) in the lounge area, sauna, private en suite shower, wc, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Supplements*: 4 sharing £40, 3 sharing £50
The hotel’s impressive 'Gielas’ wing provides the highest standards in Saariselkä, and is just 2-3 minutes walk from the main Tunturi building. The Gielas offers spacious and stylish family rooms, plus a small range of boutiques.
Gielas Type D Family Bedrooms, sleep 2-4 – Two single beds and a double sofa-bed, (suitable for one adult or two children), private en suite bath/shower, wc, sauna, balcony, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Gielas Type E Family Bedrooms, sleep 3-4 – More spacious than a Type D with two single beds and a double sofa-bed, (suitable for one adult or two children), private en suite bath/shower, wc, sauna, balcony, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Supplements*: £12 on Gielas basic price.
*Room supplements are per person per night.
- Airport transfers
- Thermal clothing
- Private meetings with Santa
- Sleigh ride search for Santa
- Igloo Experience
- Husky sled-ride
- Reindeer sleigh-ride
- Snow & ice fun activities
- Northern Lights Adventure
- Rudolph's Reindeer Run
- Husky Heaven
- Family Snowmobile Safari
- Adult Snowmobile Safari
- Lapland Downhill Skiing
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Aurora Hunt by Snowmobile
Important Covid-19 refund promise
Covid-19 refund promise
If things change and this operator has to cancel your holiday because of Covid-19, you can pick another date, or get a full refund.
ABTA & ATOL protection
These schemes are backed by the government, so whatever happens, your money is protected.
Seeing Lapland in the snow is all part of the experience, so if this operator decides that there’s insufficient snow you can amend your travel dates within the same season or get a full refund.
A copy of the full terms and conditions are available on request.
Prices & Availability
PP - Price per person based on full occupancy