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8.4

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Excellent location
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Nearby landmarks
Ivalo Airport 19.6 km
Inari Saariselka 25.4 km
Inari Reindeerfarm 51.8 km
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church 55.1 km
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos 55.2 km
Siida 55.9 km
Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church 58.5 km
Kittilä Airport 135.0 km
Enontekiö Airport 164.6 km
Kirkenes Airport 173.4 km
Star Arctic Hotel

"Location is good if you have a car."

Blanche - October 19, 2018
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Star Arctic Hotel

Ylämajantie 1, Inari, Inari, Finland, 99830 - See map
Hygiene Plus
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Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Health and Medical
First aid kit
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Hot tub

  • Sauna

  • Air conditioning

Value for money7.8
Distance to city center1.5 km
Location rating9.1

Rooms available at Star Arctic Hotel

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  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 single beds & 1 sofa bed
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Suite with View and Sauna
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  • Room size: 36 m²/388 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 king bed and 1 sofa bed
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Suite with View
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 king bed
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Aurora Cabin
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 king bed and 1 single bed
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              Frequently asked questions

              What time is check-in and check-out at Star Arctic Hotel?

              Check-in is from 04:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.

              How do I get to Star Arctic Hotel?

              Star Arctic Hotel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 75 EUR. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Star Arctic Hotel has a car park that's close to the hotel. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Inari with private transportation, the hotel can arrange taxi service.

              What is the smoking policy at Star Arctic Hotel?

              Star Arctic Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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              What people love about Star Arctic Hotel

              • 8.8 Excellent
                Location

                "Great location for Aurora viewing."

                Marcus

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                September 9, 2018

              • 7.2 Very good
                Location

                "Located at hill- view is great."

                Yee

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                December 30, 2018

              • 7.6 Very good
                Location

                "Located at hill- view is great."

                Yee

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                December 30, 2018

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              9.5/10
              Location score
              8.4/10
              Service score
              8.5/10
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              7.8/10
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              Overall rating:
              8.5
              Excellent
              472 reviews
              Cleanliness
              9.5
              Facilities
              8.2
              Location
              8.4
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              What travelers say they love:
              The staff were incredibly helpful.
              Megan from Australia
              Couple
              More about Star Arctic Hotel

              More about Star Arctic Hotel

              Situated in the Etelarinne area, Star Arctic Hotel is the perfect place to experience Saariselka and its surroundings. Situated only 1.5 km from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

              Star Arctic Hotel offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Saariselka. The property offers access to a vast array of services, including fireplace, gift/souvenir shop, taxi service, kitchen, 24-hour front desk.

              The ambiance of Star Arctic Hotel is reflected in every guestroom. flat screen television, additional bathroom, additional toilet, carpeting, cleaning products are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. The property's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Whatever your purpose of visit, Star Arctic Hotel is an excellent choice for your stay in Saariselka.

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              1 mention

              What they offer

              9.2 Exceptional

              "Great stay with excellent service."

              Blanche

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              October 27, 2018

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              Food and dining

              Restaurants on site

              Restaurant
              Cuisine:Asian, European, International
              Menu:Buffet

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              Reviews of Star Arctic Hotel from real guests

              Overall rating
              8.5
              Excellent
              From 472 reviews
              9.0Cleanliness
              8.9Location
              8.8Room comfort and quality
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              Rating via Booking.com8.6
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              Cleanliness9.0
              Facilities8.4
              Location9.1
              Room comfort and quality8.8
              Service8.8
              Value for money7.8
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              9.0
              Exceptional
              Sini
              Family with young children

              Superb”

              Amazing location, beautiful view and cosy cabin with great view! Very friendly staff.
              The bed and pillows were not exactly erconomic for our family but we only stayed two nights so it was okay 😊
              Reviewed March 09, 2021

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              8.0
              Excellent
              Anonymous
              Couple

              Staff was really nice, everywhere...”

              View from the place is great. We booked the snowmobile tour for the Auroras as a couple - they offered us to do if for two hours, normally it’s only three and they gave us for the price of the day (...
              The room‘s lights could have made the room cozier. The ceiling light is quite harsh and doesn’t really suit the atmosphere - would be awesome if you could dim it. Unfortunately the shower wasn’t that...
              Reviewed February 21, 2021

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Nicole
              Couple

              Beautiful place with great staff”

              We loved the Cabin, restaurant, and staff. The dinner was lovely and the included buffet breakfast was great too.
              Nothing we didn’t like :) hopefully we can return again to finally see the aurora!
              Reviewed January 11, 2021

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              9.0
              Exceptional
              Takao
              Solo traveler

              Fantastic hotel.”

              The Star Arctic hotel is located on top of Kaunispaa. Excellent location for northern light watching. Easy to get foggy, though. Good private sauna. You can repeat sauna and fresh air at terrace...
              Due to COVID-19, restaurant was closed for dinner time. But there are some shops in Saariselka city. Just get something to eat and bring them to the hotel. During the snow season, the road to the ...
              Reviewed October 25, 2020

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Denis
              Couple

              Exceptional”

              I like the house we booked. It has separate entrance and balcony to enjoy the view. It was amazing. The restaurant offers delicious menu and breakfast was really tasty.
              Reviewed October 25, 2020

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Gabriela
              Group

              Beautiful place to stay as...”

              Location and the Aurora Huts are amazing. But if you go with a friend, the bed is not really made for friends. It&#39;s made for cuddling with your love. Happily they have beds you can take out on the...
              In Aurora Hut the bed is to small for 2 friends. Its for couples only. Happily you can take of an extra bed on the ground.
              Reviewed September 30, 2020

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              4.0
              Laura
              Couple

              Good concept, poor execution, needs...”

              Included breakfast was of good quality with lots of options and very comfy bed
              The staff in the restaurant were very rude, we stood waiting for 10 minutes to be sat whilst they completely ignored us and did tasks that could have waited like putting glasses away. We were then sat...
              Reviewed September 29, 2020

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              8.3
              Excellent
              Andrew
              Family with young children

              There is light reflection from...”

              Mountain top view is beautiful
              Not enough parking spots and the light reflection from other units and the ski resort(the red light pole) impacts the sky view through the glass at night.
              Reviewed February 12, 2020

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              8.0
              Excellent
              Benjamin
              Couple

              Great location but still pricey”

              Location is amazing, on a hill overlooking the area. Breakfast is okay for a hotel that size with everything you need but not huge. More coffee options instead of just filter coffee would have been ...
              It is crazy expensive and for that price I expect at least some services to be included. For example the sauna costs additionally 15 Euros per use (the one for two people, the other one for up to 10 ...
              Reviewed February 07, 2020

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Aron
              Couple

              Exceptional”

              I proposed to my girlfriend while staying at Star Arctic and was in contact with Ida at reception prior to arrival. Ida went above and beyond to make our stay magical. Ida organised chocolates and ...
              Reviewed February 06, 2020

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              7.9
              Very good
              Tyrone
              Couple

              Good”

              The property itself was amazing. The main complaint I have involves certain members of the front desk staff and servers for the restaurant. I wouldn’t classify them as rude but there was certainly a ...
              Reviewed January 23, 2020

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Ekta
              Couple

              Exceptional”

              Everything was clean and the welcome was great. I would definitely stay here again.
              The lack of breakfast options and the cutlery&#47;plates were not cleaned properly
              Reviewed January 16, 2020

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              8.0
              Excellent
              Karen
              Couple

              Great stay overall! Comfortable rooms...”

              We really enjoyed our stay at the Star Arctic Hotel! We chose to stay in an Aurora Cabin and were lucky enough to see the Northern Lights from our room! Our room was very comfortable and provided ...
              We participated in a reindeer safari offered by the hotel, but wondered about the ethical treatment of the animals. They had approximately 25 reindeer tied to trees in a fenced-off area, who seemed to...
              Reviewed January 14, 2020

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              8.0
              Excellent
              Katrina
              Couple

              7 days in paradise.”

              The location could not have been more perfect, situated at the very top of the hill with a stunning view and close to a restaurant and ski lift. You can also toboggin down for free which is awesome! ...
              Negatives - &#39;Double bed&#39; was in fact two single beds pushed together, these came apart every night when we slept which resulted in both of us getting very little sleep. Not what you want from ...
              Reviewed January 12, 2020

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              9.0
              Exceptional
              Diego
              Couple

              We enjoyed a lot.”

              We like the way that we could watch the northern lights in our cabin, it was always so clean. the breakfast was really good, we loved everything with blueberry.
              The first night, there was leakage in the glass ceiling, water was dripping on our head. Then they changed our room to another glass cabin.
              Reviewed January 10, 2020

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Charles
              Couple

              Best location for finding the...”

              Location is far into the north, almost at Norway, and the hotel is on a hillside outside of the nearest town - you have the best chance possible to see the lights, and if you stay in the glass roof ...
              Only negative I could think of would be that because of location, you will have to eat there and the menu is limited - but what they do serve is fantastic quality , local fish &amp; meats &amp; veg ...
              Reviewed January 07, 2020

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              9.0
              Exceptional
              Fei
              Solo traveler

              Superb”

              Location was great on the top of the mountain, if the weather was better, the view must be fantastic. Hotel was also close to the ski resort; you can either go to the top and ski down, or go to ski ...
              Need better option for breakfast.
              Reviewed January 07, 2020

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Luka
              Couple

              Great unique experience overall”

              - Great location (30-40min walk to city center, 5 min walk to ski lift) - Great activities available (snow mobile, reindeer park, husky sleds, aurora hunting, ... expensive tho, less expensive ...
              - No option for king size bed - Bed pillows could be more comfortable or more options to be available - Very tricky&#47;steep stairs - Blocked view from the bedroom &#47; position of bed - windows
              Reviewed January 06, 2020

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              8.0
              Excellent
              Chiu
              Group

              Good Customer Services and Hotel...”

              The breakfast is good and the location is far away from town
              We have some family group live the hotel, but we feel the hotel size is not larger than other location villa. We hope can improve it and thank.
              Reviewed January 05, 2020

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              9.0
              Exceptional
              Yi
              Couple

              Nice place to stay, but...”

              The location is good, just 5 mins walk to the ski resort. Since the hotel is on the top of the mountain, the view is perfect.
              The breakfast was not qualified to be a 4 star hotels level. The staff are not helpful as I expected.
              Reviewed January 03, 2020

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