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Apukka Resort - Aurora Centre

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Apukka Resort provides accommodation in private rooms and special aurora cabins, as well as different kind of activities just north of the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi, Lapland – Finland. Apukka Resort has unique buildings made of ice logs, made with original technique developed by Apukka Resort crew. These buildings are found nowhere else in the world. Apukka Resort is the best northern lights spot in Rovaniemi: - located north of the arctic circle, on the auroral zone - far from the city lights, no light pollution - no street lights - excellent point of view towards every direction with open lake and fields - accessible from the main road If the conditions allow and it is possible to see the auroras, you will certainly see them at Apukka Resort. To increase your chances you need to be ready. At Apukka Resort, you are staying at the perfect spot. However, you will have the best chances by taking part in our aurora activities.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a very Game of Thrones experience on a Husky drawn Northern Lights hunt at Apukka. Our wonderful and authentic guide introduced us to his enthusiastic dogs and surprised us with the notion that we'd actually be driving the sleds! Came as a bit of...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Mark L
Response from Miikasor, Front Desk Manager at Apukka Resort - Aurora CentreResponded yesterday

Dear Mark! Thank you so much for your this great review! It is so lovely to hear that you have had an awesome experience! And Yes, our Husky guide is a character we are proud of! We wish you all the best and you are...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

A great location, just about 7 mins by taxi from Santa Clause village. Staff was really friendly and helpful. Rooms were outstandingly clean. Our cabin was comfortable for 3 people. Heating temperature was perfect. A must if you're in Lapland

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Lara175
Response from Miikasor, Front Desk Manager at Apukka Resort - Aurora CentreResponded yesterday

Dear Lara, Thank you so much for this great review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for visiting us and welcome again! With Warmest Regards, Anni - Front Desk Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the very best time at the Apukka Resort The staff were amazing big hats off to Nora and Minna who made it an extra special experience The rooms were clean and functional & the food was great Can’t wait to go backMore

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank chunkyintrepid
Response from Miikasor, Front Desk Manager at Apukka Resort - Aurora CentreResponded yesterday

Oh, thank you so much for this review. It warms our hearts! I have delivered the special greetings to Noora and Minna. It is our pleasure to make the guests enjoy their time with us! You are more than welcome again at any time! :)...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing hospitality from the staff of Apukka Resort. They are super friendly, very knowledgeable, incredibly helpful and they all have a strong drive in giving the best experience! Special mention to Saara, our guide for the Ranua Zoo visit. She shared a lot on the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from ApukkaResort, Front Desk Manager at Apukka Resort - Aurora CentreResponded yesterday

Dear Shawn and Family, Thank you very much for sharing your experiences. We are so happy to hear that all credit! Your special tanks have been delivered to Saara and Juha. They are happy to hear that! Guiding and helping our guests is our pleasure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This new resort is really lovely. Just built and operating efficiently for our family of 6. The Aurora cabins are cozy, and warm for everyday after playing in the snow. (Actually, we had to ask them to turn the in-floor heating down!) The staff are...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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November 25, 2018|
Response from Pegirl57 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a standard twin room. It was small and clean, but didn’t have a sofa. It did however have its own bathroom with a shower but no bath. I’m sorry but I didn’t see any of the family rooms.
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September 26, 2018|
Response from Go819787 |
Dear Marty, Thank you very much for contacting us with your question. I am happy to advice you further :) In One Bedroom Holiday Home there is kitchen attached to living room. Bed room is separated. I hope this... More
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January 13, 2018|
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Response from MikkoK879 | Property representative |
Hello Rochellee, we also offer airport transfers (one way 10 e per person) and there is also a chance to rent a car via us at Apukka. Thank you Luca for your advice.
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"Basic rooms are good. Aurora cabins are good for a nights experience. The Aurora wagon is good for a..."
3 weeks ago
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"I would only ever book the Aurora Cabin (the other rooms look horrible)"
Feb. 12, 2018
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"Rooms in the main building have separate toilets and shower rooms (no water in the room)"
Jan. 31, 2018
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