Klaus K - Helsinki, Finland
Conveniently located in the heart of Helsinki, Klaus K is a hip designer hotel themed around Kalevala - the Finnish national epic. In addition to its striking interior design that mixes cozy and classy Scandinavian style with folklore inspiration, this fashionable accommodation near the Esplanade prides itself with one hell of a dining scene and a stylish urban spa. In addition to the elegant Kalevala-influenced units, there’s a dazzling collection of playful rooms designed by Finnish artists and cartoonists, whose leitmotifs range from nature to art and cinema.
The Eagles View Suite - Finland
Spacious, luxurious and utterly unique, the Eagles View Suite at Iso Syote Hotel is a spectacular two-floor accommodation built around a growing tree. The outstanding design along with the topnotch amenities and stunning glass roof and walls that afford million dollar views of summer’s midnight sun and winter’s Northern Lights, make this space an exclusive, year-round oasis. However, Finland’s best ski boutique hotel in 2013 has much more to offer, including delightful traditional cottages, top-quality cuisine and an unparalleled choice of winter activities.
Ylläshumina Hotel - Akaslompolo, Finland
Tucked away in a quiet location at the foot of Ylläs fell, in the Finnish part of Lapland, Ylläshumina Hotel is the perfect base for those willing to explore the beauties of this winter wonderland. The hotel offers visitors the opportunity to choose between stylishly designed suites, elegant hotel rooms appointed with traditional Lappish sauna and outdoor hot tub, and cozy holiday lodges with rustic interiors, fireplace and lovely views towards the nearby Lake Äkäslompolojärvi. A characterful restaurant dedicated to Finnish cuisine and a truly authentic pub with daily karaoke and ski boot dancing complement the charm of the hotel.
Hotel Haven - Helsinki, Finland
A cozy and refined retreat in the heart of Helsinki, Hotel Haven welcomes its guests in a warm and inviting ambiance with topnotch services, a classy lounge bar, and impeccably designed interiors. Without paying homage to Nordic minimalism, as one might expect in this part of the world, rooms are generously furnished and wonderfully comfortable. The hotel’s lounge is a lovely place to immerse yourself in the city’s fantastic café culture.
Snow Castle - Kemi, Finland
Every year, amazing ice architecture and gorgeous light effects set up quite a scene in the heart of Kemi, Finland. Named the world’s biggest snow fort, The SnowCastle of Kemi boasts many attractions, including the SnowRestaurant, the SnowChapel, a cool ice bar, an art gallery and the delightful SnowHotel with its spectacular rooms and suites made out of snow and ice.
Kakslauttanen Hotel & Igloo Village - Saariselka, Finland
Finnish Lapland’s most striking resort is a cluster of glass and snow igloos, roughly designed log cabins and classy suites, known as Kakslauttanen Hotel & Igloo Village. Among the top-class facilities that guests will discover are a stunning collection of dining venues, three smoked saunas, meeting rooms and the whole enchilada of summer and winter activities that this wild and beautiful part of the world is famous for, including magical Northern Lights experiences, husky and reindeer safaris, ice fishing, skiing, midnight summer spotting, cruising, hiking and more.