Star Arctic Hotel connects you with the best that Lapland has to offer: pure magical nature, clean environment and exciting local culture

Star Arctic Hotel is located on the top of the Kaunispää Mountain “Beauty Hill” of Saariselkä, near Ivalo, and 270 km north of the Arctic Circle in Lapland, Finland. There is an excellent transportation network in the area, despite laying in the heart of the Arctic. The European highway number 75 runs through the area, along the road to the Arctic Sea, and it is only 25 kilometres away from Ivalo International Airport, which have regular direct flights from Helsinki. Here, the Nordic modern civilization is perfectly integrated with Lapland’s own unique culture, which are all surrounded by a pure and touchless natural environment with a beautiful and unique arctic landscape.

From inside the hotel or any room, you can experience the full view of Saariselkä as well as immerse you into the beautiful arctic landscapes in the distance. The hotel’s exterior design blends harmoniously with the surroundings of the nature. All rooms are equipped with large glass windows facing toward the landscape, which is a perfect balance of modern architecture embodied with simple elegance. The hotel is an architectural masterpiece in terms of convenience to tourists’ admiring the northern lights and the arctic landscape, which will bring you into a transcendental world of beauty.


Choose from three unique room types: Scenic View Suite with the view to marvel the whole Saariselkä area and beyond, Scenic View Suite with Sauna where you can experience the real feeling of living in a Finnish cottage with its own sauna, and of course the magical Glass Cabin with its glass roof to admire the star sky and the northern lights.

Star Arctic Restaurant

Star Arctic restaurant & bar offers both traditional Lappish dishes and modern cuisine. The restaurant & bar of the hotel can cater up to 120 people. While dining in the restaurant or wine tasting near the fireplace, you can relax and enjoy a perfect view of the natural landscape and northern lights through the glass walls.


The Star Arctic Hotel sauna is a unique and exotic design by its own. Connected with modern and high-quality showers and bathroom facilities, it also includes a scenic view terrace where the visitors might have a glass of beverage and admire the arctic scenery and the northern light just after experimenting the traditional Finnish sauna.


Explore Lapland´s wonders. We offer different kinds of activities, which can make your stay in Lapland even more unforgettable. Activities can be booked by contacting us near your arrival or when you have arrived.

New Wilderness Center Day program
Combine our most popular activities in one day in the Wilderness Center! Experience the thrill of snowmobiling safely with our skilled guides and explore the fells and Arctic forests surrounding Saariselkä area, admire the changing wilderness sceneries from the comfort of a husky sleigh, listen to the stories of reindeer herding and the Sámi culture and join us for a magical reindeer sleigh ride through the snowy pine forest. During the day in the Wilderness Center, you can also experience ice-fishing, both traditional and gliding snowshoeing and E-fatbiking, all included. There are also smaller snowmobiles for children to experience the thrill! A delicious lunch will be served at our Star Arctic Wilderness Center restaurant between the activities.

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Contact information

Star Arctic Hotel

Ylämajantie 1, 99830 Saariselkä

+358 (+)44 4194 000




68°25'13.4"N 27°24'37.0"E


Outdoor resort in northernmost Lapland

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