Visit the magical Sorrisniva Ice Hotel   


Price from €79

Difficulty level

Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people

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A couple enjoying a drink at the Sorrisniva Ice Hotel, Norway
  • World’s northern most Ice Hotel

  • Local craftsmanship.

  • Snow and ice artwork.

  • Unique surroundings.

The Ice Hotel is situated in Sorrisniva, 20 kilometres from Alta town Centre, in idyllic surroundings on the banks of the Alta River. The hotel measures approximately 2500 square meters and the entire exterior and interior are made of snow and ice: the rooms, the beds, even the glasses in the ice bar! Apart from its approx. 30 bedrooms, the Ice Hotel houses suites, a bar, a chapel and art gallery.  

The hotel is decorated with exquisite ice and snow sculptures, crafted by local artists. The changing theme every year ensures a unique experience. Skilled guides will tell you all about the history and the building technique used on the snow and ice hotel. Before you leave, make sure to have a sip of the complimentary drink served in an ice glass at the bar. There is also a small souvenir shop in the hotel.

Practical information: 

  • Language: English and Norwegian.

  • Included: Iced drink.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate winter clothing and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: In/Out of the bus.  Walking in the hotel. 150 – 250 m. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes.