Overview of Northern Lights Village Saariselkä

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Outdoor pool
Minibar, in-room safe, soundproofing, free WiFi
Minibar, in-room safe, soundproofing, free WiFi
Minibar, in-room safe, soundproofing, free WiFi

Northern Lights Village Saariselkä

4 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSaariselkä Sport Resort7 min walk
    Popular LocationSaariselka Ski Resort8 min walk
    Popular LocationAngry Birds Activity Park Saariselka9 min walk
    AirportIvalo (IVL)19 min drive

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4.9/5 guest room rating
  • 312 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

About this area


Located in Saariselka, Northern Lights Village Saariselkä is in a rural area. Saariselkä Sport Resort and Saariselka Ski Resort are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Urho Kekkonen National Park and Ivalo River Beach. Enjoy the area's slopes with downhill skiing and snowboarding, and don't miss out on the sledging.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Saariselkä Sport Resort - 7 min walk
  • Saariselka Ski Resort - 8 min walk
  • Angry Birds Activity Park Saariselka - 9 min walk
  • Pyhan Paavalin Chapel - 12 min walk
  • Ruijanpolku - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportIvalo (IVL) - 19 min drive


  • Restaurant Kota — 1 min walk
  • Kotipizza - 4 min walk
  • Pirkon Pirtti - 5 min walk
  • Petronella - 6 min walk
  • Café-ravintola Kuukkeli - 7 min walk
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About this property

Northern Lights Village Saariselkä

Slopeside resort with cross-country skiing
Ski into Northern Lights Village Saariselkä, where you can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge, have a meal at the restaurant, and take advantage of a complimentary reception and complimentary wireless Internet access. All 80 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and iPads. Guests can enjoy heated floor (bathroom), and other standard amenities include minibars, room service and rainfall showerheads. Limited housekeeping is available.
Northern Lights Village Saariselkä offers 80 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPads and minibars. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Housekeeping is offered on a limited basis and hairdryers can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the resort include ski-in/ski-out access.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing

Family friendly

  • Soundproofed rooms


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Ski equipment hire
  • Ski-in/ski-out access
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Norwegian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Linens


  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • iPad

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar


  • Heated floor (bathroom)
  • Mobile key entry
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing
  • Window screens



Check-in from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 70 per room (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Northern Lights Village Saariselkä Resort Saariselka
Northern Lights Village Saariselkä Resort
Northern Lights Village Saariselkä Saariselka
ern Lights Village Saariselkä
Northern Lights Village Saariselkä Resort
Northern Lights Village Saariselkä Saariselka
Northern Lights Village Saariselkä Resort Saariselka

Frequently asked questions

Is Northern Lights Village Saariselkä pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much does it cost to stay at Northern Lights Village Saariselkä?
As of 25 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Northern Lights Village Saariselkä on 30 Jan 2021 start from £161, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
How much is parking at Northern Lights Village Saariselkä?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Northern Lights Village Saariselkä?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Northern Lights Village Saariselkä?
Checkout is at noon.
Does Northern Lights Village Saariselkä provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of EUR 70 per room, one-way, applies.
Where is Northern Lights Village Saariselkä located?
Set amidst the mountains, this ski-in/ski-out resort in Saariselka is within a 10-minute walk of Saariselkä Sport Resort, Saariselka Ski Resort and Angry Birds Activity Park Saariselka. Pyhan Paavalin Chapel and Urho Kekkonen National Park are also within 1 mile (2 km).
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 47 out of 97 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 34 out of 97 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 97 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 97 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 97 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Was a great holiday, until they forgot to schedule a driver for departing airport transfer - making the return trip very stressful.
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Awesome place and so beautiful! We loved it! Every thing was great
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Property conditions & facilities
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
To start- issue w pick up from airport. I let it go took public bus but the hotel interrogated me about it & no apologies- unprofessional. I’ve taken hundreds of trips rarely leave reviews bc never had an experience this bad. Aside from Finnair losing ALL my luggage, hotel was not sympathetic, did nothing to try to help. This is a “high end resort” Mind you! I’ve stayed in hostels w much better service. They don’t have luggage service anyway I saw elderly guests lugging their luggage far away to their cabins in the snow in the cold... Front desk is full of foreign employees who know nothing about proper customer service / communication. Obviously there are serious issues w management. Most of the staff stand around conversate w one another... None of the employees in the hotel greet the guests as they arrive/leave. Most of the servers in the restaurant don’t greet guests, aren’t attentive do not tidy up tables or food areas well. Cabins are adorable, scenery is beautiful but the cabins are too close together, you have zero privacy as everyone can see inside the glass. Many hairs all over my bedding & floors. The wool blanket on the bed was never washed. I understand the hot water conservation/toilet/plumbing situation (eco-friendly) will let that go but inconvenience. Didn’t go to sauna but I heard negative things. Food was mediocre not many options. My driver Aleksi was awesome so was the reindeer guy (both Finnish) My friend also was unimpressed
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
New building, big window, neat furnitures, very friendly staff, nice location
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The cabins were very clean and comfortable. It was very easy to book activities and the food was very good.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

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