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Nellim Wilderness Hotel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Simply perfect! Very beautifull place very comfortable.The Staff its stunning and very kind.Bubbles and lodge clean and new.Very various menu and the excursions are perfect and wild! We will go back to this magic place

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ruggero. Thank You very much for your kind words. I will send your regards to the staff, both kitchen and guides, and we hope you to come back for another visit soon! Team Nellim

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent a short break between Christmas and New Year at this wonderful location. The Finns are remarkably hospitable and you are made to feel welcome from the moment you arrive to the final moments of your trip. Everywhere is clean and comfortable, though somewhat rustic in places. Although the communal restaurant can get busy, (we did not expect to be...

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Hey Dave. Thank You for your kind review. We love to take care of our guests since, for a short period of time, we think of them as part of our family here in Lapland, Nellim. The Holiday season can get a bit busy as you well pointed out. It gets a bit more quieter after the New Years. But...

Innsbruck, Austria
Reviewed 1 week ago

the Nellim Wildernesshotel is a beautiful resort in the middle of finnish Lappland. For years I have been working as a tourguide for different companies. This hotel is one of my favourites. The staff is genuine friendy and kind, the food is good and plenty, the atmosphere cosy and relaxed. Lotta, who takes care of co - ordinating activities like...

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karin. Thank You for your kind review. I will definitely send your regards to Lotta. She is amazing as you well pointed out! The whole team wishes you a Happy New Year and we hope to see you soon again! Team Nellim

Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Nellim Wilderness Hotel to fulfil a "bucket list" item to see the Aurora Borealis and we were lucky and saw them on several nights of our stay. But frankly even if we had not seen the northern lights this would have been one of the most beautiful places on earth. The frozen lake, the pristine wilderness...

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Hey Eleonora. Thank You for your kind review. I'm glad you can now tick off the part of your bucket list saying: "Auroras". Check! Nellim is definitely a perfect place to spot the Dancing Lights and by participating on some of our activities it would be hard to miss them since Nellim is away from all the noise and light...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's taken me a few weeks to write this but I really must say what a fabulous experience this was. The hotel offers incredible value with all meals and activities included. You literally turn up and don't have to plan or think - it's all done for you. And if like me you get your times wrong the hotel will...

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Hey Angela. Thank You for your kind review and recommendation. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our activities and I will surely send your regards to the guides! We wish you to come back for another stay! Happy New Year 2017! Team Nellim

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Nuora Cabin on the Arctic Explorer package over Christmas 2016, booked directly via the hotel. There is a lot to like about the experience, in that the activities were all terrific, we had a white Christmas, we saw the aurora on Christmas night, the staff were always smiling and the Lapland wilderness once you get away...

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Hey Pete. Thank You for your review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our activities and saw the Northern Lights. If our guests need anything or are unhappy with anything we will surely fix the problem so, as you well pointed out, it is vital for the crew to know about any wishes from the guests on spot so we...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a Brilliant holiday. My partner and I wanted to see the Northern Lights but new it wasn't guaranteed so wanted at least to have something memorable in case we didn't. We were not disappointed. This was one of the most fantastic holidays/experiences we have ever had. Even though it was obviously their busiest time it was so organised...

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Hey Jane. Thank You so much for your rating and great review. Nellim is a wonderful experience with great food, exciting activities and the staff that goes all the way for every guest. Still I am glad to know you did not miss the Northern Lights since it is such a wonderful experience :) We wish you a Happy New...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two friends and I stayed at Nellim Wilderness Hotel from Dec 30 - Jan 4. We did the Arctic Explorer package (4N / 3D including many activities) plus one extra night. It was absolutely perfect! Food - Hearty and delicious, buffet-style. Breakfast 8-10am, Lunch 12-2pm, Dinner 6-8pm. Bar available for other beverages. Loved the waffle maker at breakfast. I am...

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Hey Natalie. Thank You for your kind review. We get a lot of "thumbs up" for our meals. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our buffet. I'm also glad to hear you enjoyed our nature and accommodation. I will send your regards to Minka and her team and we hope you come back for another visit! Team Nellim

Stoke-on-Trent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week at the blissful Wilderness Hotel in Nellim in February 2016. The hotel is fabulous. Our room was in the main block which meant that for meals we did not need to wrap up with layers of clothes to move from building to building. The temperature during our stay was on average -16c at night and around...

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Hey. Thank You for your kind words. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our activities and our buffet selection. We wish you to come back for another visit soon! Wbr, Team Nellim

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great and comfortable stay in the bubble and wilderness room during Christmas 2016. We were greeted first by the aurora when we reached the hotel. Staffs are friendly and very helpful and I am really appreciate with one of Wilderness staffs in finding my wife's phone on the frozen lake which she had dropped it during our...

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MaitKivisaari, director of operations at Nellim Wilderness Hotel, responded to this review

Hey Fur. Thank You for your kind review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our Aurora Bubble. It is, indeed, a great way to enjoy the Auroras. I'm also glad to hear you were able to recover your phone! We will be waiting for you to come to visit us again! Team Nellim

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Additional Information about Nellim Wilderness Hotel

Address: Nellimintie 4230, Nellim 99860, Finland
Region: Finland > Lapland > Nellim
Price Range: $200 - $433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Nellim Wilderness Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Your room is assigned on check in and might be older and rustic or newer and modern.”
 of 5 bubbles davew940, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms in the cottages”
 of 5 bubbles karinbrun, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Beware of the condition and size of Nuora Cabin. Maybe ok for 2 people, probably not 3.”
 of 5 bubbles PeteC166a, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get Roiro cabin if you want maximum coziness!”
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 of 5 bubbles natalies150, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the main building mean that you can walk to the the restaurant without putting on four layers of clothes”
 of 5 bubbles sgwalklate, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
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