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Santa Claus Holiday Village

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Hotel-standard cottage accommodation at the Arctic Circle, heart of Santa Claus Village. Our cabins are all equipped with up-to-date facilities, such as private saunas, bathrooms, kitchenette and terrace. There's no better way to enjoy your stay. From your cabin just a minute or two walk to Santa Claus Main Office. All activities & excursions, such as Reindeer rides, Husky dog sledge rides, snowmobile rides, etc.. available on the village.
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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If you are coming from USA let me save you $$$. We flew NYC/JFK - Amsterdam-Helsinki - Rovaniemi. We had to break up flights and spend night in Helsinki (which was boring - wish I had chosen Amsterdam). It was very expensive to fly but I didn’t know any other way to get there. M
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Response from SCHV-Staff, Owner at Santa Claus Holiday Village
Responded 3 days ago
Hello dear "Paula H". Thank you very much about your beautiful guest review and thank you also about great points for us. You made our day again sun shining ( even it`s snowing ). You have also many very good tips for other travellers, like alternative ruotes trough UK and then staright to Rovaniemi. Also Finnair airline have direct flights from some of US cities to Helsinki and then directly to Rovaniemi and also Norwegian Airlines have some direct flights from US to UK and from UK to Rovaniemi. That`s also great to hear that you apprecieted our food more healthy than Disney food, we use a lot of local food products and it`s true, those are very healthy. About Northern Lights, it`s true that November and December doesn`t used to be so good months to catch those amazing lights because at those months it`s very usually snowing and that means cloudy. Best NL months are September and October ( not snow ) and also March and first half of April. Thank you very much Marko & Inga & all SCHV team
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What a magical place, despite the fact that there was not enough snow, there was plenty to do and see - we stayed in the holiday cabins which was amazing, the only thing is that you have to get your bags to and from your room yourself ! And when it’s snowing and you struggle to p
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Just returned from another magical trip to Lapland staying in the Santa Claus Holiday Village. I stayed here two years ago and it certainly once again lived up to my expectations. The service is fantastic- the hotel staff were in the airport to greet us with our private transfer
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Response from SCHV-Staff, Owner at Santa Claus Holiday Village
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello dear Leeagh. Thank you so much about your fabulous guest review, we are so thankful. And that`s great, you come back, I would say that it`s one of the best thanks as our guests are coming back. We wish to see you again one other day here. Best Regards Marko & Inga & all SCHV team
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Just back from our family holiday with my two kids of 11 and 7. We had a great time and Santa Claus Holiday Village is a perfect base for the Santa Claus Lapland experience. We travelled by plane to Rovaniemi airport which is a very short drive to the holiday village. The hote
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Response from SCHV-Staff, Owner at Santa Claus Holiday Village
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello dear Trip Advisor user "Rover M" Thank you very much about your amazing guest review, we are truly greatfull about that and of course it`s really nice to hear that you enjoy your stay with us. That gives to us so much power to go trough coming season. P.S. I believe that my English skills are not so good. :) In 6 years ago, we didn`t have snow in end of November. Not 60 years. I remember this very well because 2011 we opened our first cottages and snow arrived 3.Dec. But all the good for whole your family, hopefully we will see again some other year. Best Regards Marko & Inga & all SCHV team
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Just come back with 2 granddaughters aged 11 and 5. It was a most marvellous place to be If you love Christmas. Stayed in one of the cabins. Spotless and you even have your own sauna. The people are the most friendly we have ever met. A wonderful experience to start the Christm
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Response from SCHV-Staff, Owner at Santa Claus Holiday Village
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello dear Denise2022. Thank you very much about your beautiful guest review. You really make us day and give power to go trough coming season. Hopefully we will see again in some othe year. Best Regards Marko & Inga & all SCHV team
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Where do we get the snow suit boots Ext from?
Hi, if you are our hotel guests. You can rent from us when you arrive. Best Regards marko
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Should you book in advance?
Hi, in winter season definitely yes. At summer season mostly not. Best regards Marko
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Hi There, I can see you have been in Lapland at the end of April. We are planing to go for Easter next year. I am wondering if you had a chance to see to Northern Lights? A lot of people says it not possible to see it in April anymore. I will rally appreciate you answer and any advises you can give. Kind Regards,
No, ... sorry!
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Is the village open on Sundays? For shopping or eating?
Hi trip advisor username "sk8onrain". Well, basically I can answer only for behalf of our own services, Santa Claus Holiday Village hotel and Christmas House souvenirs shop and Christmas House restaurant and Three Elves Restaurant. YES, we are open everyday around year. So, village is open every day but it`s not just one business, there is 45 different busines owners and I can`t guarantee that they all are open but most of them are, hopefully. :)Best Regards Marko
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Hello, do any of the houses have connecting doors? We're traveling with our 18 year old and would prefer rooms connecting
Hi, the room we stayed in had a small foyer between two rooms. You need a key to get into the small foyer so it’s safe. Have fun.
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"Go to the 5euro feed the reindeer station. The keepers love their animals and enjoy the joy they give to tourists"
"Try for the new cabins with the sauna!"
"Cottage with Finnish sauna - anyone is so fine with location in the village"
"Get a superior cabin. This will include fresh towels daily & a spruce up of the cabin."
"Roms at the 5th floor have balconies."
US$111 - US$669 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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