We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Santa's Hotel Tunturi

Travellers' Choice award winner
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Santa\\
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

306 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 206: English reviews
Stoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a fantastic holiday we have returned from , we had a two storey room with sauna in the Alma building . Accommodation was the best family room we have ever had, with three beds and a sofa bed in the same room allowing us all to sleep together as a family. Sauna was excellent after a day in the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank m4rkh3
Foster City, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I didn't read reviews since I was pretty much over travel research and just wanted an affordable option with good overall rating. The standard room I booked was apparently $30 less than the rooms in the really nice building, which is modern and beautiful with private balcony and private saunas. What we got was a deserted building that was a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank mindway69
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I stayed in Santa's Hotel Tunturi in this winter. The hotel area is quite vast. There are many building. It was difficult not to get lost a way. I had nice room and nice meals in this hotel. When it was very cold, It was very striking to eat dinner in Kota (Lapp Hut) with making a fire until sweating....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank 286kazuhidey
Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Reasonably priced, although new part nicer with a premium fee. Smooth service, very glad to get bikes, walking sticks etc. from the hotel. Dinner was Lapplandish and we enjoyed dancing with live music after that. Sauna imporatant in Arctic, sauna department needs a face lift soon, however a stowe (kiuas) was kind of special wall and gave us a soft...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jussi H
Budel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It was a nice hotel, the room was nice and everything was clean. Beds were very comfortable, I slept very good. We knew it had different buildings, so for our breakfast we had to walk to the main building. Breakfast was good enough for me, maybe a bit basic. Our building had a really nice sauna for the hotel guest....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Odakota2005
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Santa's hotel Tunturi in July 2016. It has a great location next to walking ang skiing routes and in the center of Saariselkä. We stayed in an apartment. The room was in ok condition, and it suited our needs. Breakfast was good enough. Most of the hotel restaurants were closed because of low season but in the winter...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sannala
Liskeard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We stayed in the Geilas wing in January this year and it was a really modern, new part of the hotel. It had a really nice feel, lovely views from the rear (from our room anyway!) and a sauna in the room to give it that classy feel! The hotel was in a great position in the village, right in...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Tony Y
Barry, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016

You get what you pay for. Basic. Think glorified youth hostel. The bedroom and bathroom were clean but there was very little comfort. Plenty of parking as you’d expect for somewhere that caters mainly to the winter sports. Breakfast was good. We ate at the hotel as we got in quite late and the food was fine. Underwhelming.

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank SamieLips
Finland
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We spent our New Year Eve there. Room was very nice and comfortable, tho it was not in main building. Reception guy was bit tired or I dont know, he was not so friendly as I would wish for. Hotel is in very good location. At midnight the fireworks was so awesome !!! I have never seen so beautiful fireworks...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank gudrunkangur
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend spent there 3 nights. It's an ok hotel. I was a bit cold in the room but my boyfriend found it warm. They were not cleaning the room everyday unless you hanged the "please clean my room" sign on the door. There was a buffet breakfast which was ok. We chose the hotel because it was...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Agni G

271 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (252)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (48)
Viewed
Bathroom (24)
Viewed
Room/Suite (44)
Viewed
View from Room (11)
Viewed
Other (117)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (19)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Saariselka
0.1 km away
Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna
Lapland Hotel Riekonlinna
#5 of 7 in Saariselka
280 reviews
0.4 km away
Holiday Club Saariselka
Holiday Club Saariselka
#4 of 7 in Saariselka
407 reviews
10.6 km away
Wilderness Hotel Muotka
Wilderness Hotel Muotka
#1 of 7 in Saariselka
126 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
27.0 km away
Kultahippu Hotel & Restaurant
26.2 km away
Hotel Ivalo
Hotel Ivalo
#1 of 2 in Ivalo
287 reviews
0.4 km away
Saariselka Inn
Saariselka Inn
#3 of 6 in Saariselka
37 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Santa's Hotel Tunturi, also known as Saariselka Tunturi Hotel, provides modern-style quality accommodation in Saariselka, Lapland. Hotel Tunturi has an international atmosphere and the restaurants offer Lappish delicacies. Hotel Tunturi has also modern conference facilities. About 100 meters from the main building with reception and three restaurants are six buildings of rooms and apartment suites. Hotel Tunturi has 96 standard hotel rooms, 77 superior hotel rooms, 6 junior suites, 1 Gielas suite and 80 apartment suites with one, two, three or five bedrooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa's Hotel Tunturi

Address: Lutontie 3, Saariselka 99830, Finland (Formerly Saariselka Tunturi Hotel)
Region: Finland > Lapland > Saariselka
Price Range: $105 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Santa's Hotel Tunturi 3*
Number of rooms: 260
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, HotelTravel.com, Odigeo, Travelocity, Priceline and Expedia so you can book your Santa's Hotel Tunturi reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Santa's Hotel Tunturi Finland/Saariselka
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Santa's Hotel Tunturi staff and other travellers.
30 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (30)

Questions? Get answers from Santa's Hotel Tunturi staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Definitely stay in the new wing.”
 of 5 bubbles Richa_Jain, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book the Gielas Wing”
 of 5 bubbles trevJoJo10, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“This is not a suitable trip for anyone with mobility issues”
 of 5 bubbles teresap566, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Hotel has a variety of accommodation styles, from hotel rooms to apartments, some new some old. The Gieslar has the new hotel rooms.”
  • Ahma block Front
  • Balcony before snowfall
  • Sunrise on walking trail near hotel
 of 5 bubbles Globerwalker, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Gielas suites are the best”
 of 5 bubbles ToniR2709, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay