Visit any day
OF THE YEAR
The original and world-famous Ice hotel is open year-round and we offer a hotel and ephemeral art exhibition in a unique natural cycle, 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. The story of Icehotel starts in 1989 when it became the world’s first and largest hotel made of ice and snow.
ICEHOTEL WINTER OPEN DECEMBER – APRIL
Each year the winter hotel is reincarnated in a new guise, carefully designed and handcrafted by around 40 artists from all around the world.
ICEHOTEL 365 OPEN YEAR-ROUND
Since 2016 Icehotel has expanded with a permanent structure as a complement to the winter hotel; which has made it possible for guests to enjoy the splendid art of ice year-round.
Please note that starting from August first we are cash free in all areas except for the Main Reception.
AND OPENING HOURS
Tickets are bought on site in Icehotel shop and a guided tour is included in the price during winter.
Tickets to Icehotel and art exhibition is complementary to all overnight guests whether you sleep on ice or in a traditional warm hotel room or chalet.
*Please note that the Deluxe Suites that are booked can't be visited once the guests have checked in.
DAILY DECEMBER – APRIL
Get a guided tour of the innovative hotel made of ice and snow which is also one of Sweden’s largest and most unique private art exhibitions.
The guided tour runs during 30-45 minutes where the guide tells all about the work, history, and creation behind the art. You'll have access to explore the hotel on your own accord for the rest of the day, perhaps try an ice drink in the ice bar and marvel over the crystal clear ice.
The guided tours are available daily in winter starting on the opening day of the winter hotel. Contact us for special arrangements for groups, year-round at [email protected].
How to get here
200 km above the Arctic Circle, in the magical light from the midnight sun and the northern lights is where you’ll find Icehotel.
Kiruna Airport and Kiruna Train Station are located 10 and 20 minutes away from Icehotel. If you have booked accommodation at Icehotel you can book a transfer directly through us, either by bus or by dog sled.
Drive straight to Icehotel and park your car in one of our parking lots, some spots are provided with engine heaters that we recommend you use when the temperatures drop below zero Celsius. Find your parking on the map, all marked with a blue 'P'. Parking as a guest at Icehotel is always free of charge.
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