From snowshoeing* to cross-country skiing*, you can try every winter activity going at the Santasport Hotel.
Set in the heart of Ounasvaara, on the edge of Rovaniemi, the Santasport specialises in active holidays and wellbeing breaks. There’s something for all ages and fitness levels, so it’s a great choice for families.
Bedrooms here are modern and spacious, and come with wooden furniture and plenty of soft seating. They each come with a kitchenette, too, while family rooms feature a PlayStation console.
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After touching down in Lapland's capital, you'll be kitted out with all your snow clothes. Then, Santa's elves will take you to your accommodation and you'll have the rest of the day to explore. Head to the city centre to browse the shops and grab a bite to eat, or just relax at your hotel.
Get an action-packed overview of what Rovaniemi has to offer. Try your hand at snowmobiling and enjoy short husky and reindeer sleigh rides in our taster sessions. Plus, one of Santa's elves will share a traditional Lappish tale as you warm up by the fire with a hot berry juice.
Today is yours to spend how you like. Take it easy at your hotel, get to know more of the city, or relive your favourite taster from the previous day by booking a longer snowmobile or husky excursion. You can also sign up for a reindeer safari or visit Lapland's Arctic Wildlife Park.
Rovaniemi's Santa Park is where Santa and his elves spend their days making toys and getting ready for Christmas. The huge underground grotto is made up of fairy-lit walkways, colourful workshops and festive shopping stalls, so there's a lot to explore.
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Winter sports are at the forefront of things at the Santa Sport Resort.
As you'd expect the pool is indoors, and a great size. Being a sports hotel there are lanes marked within the pool so if you enjoy a swimming laps, this pool is ideal. There's a dress code for using the pool, for men it's tight swimming trunks.
Santasport buffet restaurant*
With a selection of wholesome cuisine as well as an abundance of vegetarian options. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are in buffet style. Breakfast is included in the price whilst lunch and dinner are at an additional charge.
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These twin rooms are good base for exploring. There’s 1 sofa bed in the bedroom. Plus you’ll have a kitchenette where you can rustle up quick meals and snacks.
Superior 1 Bedroom Family Room with Balcony and Sauna
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Comfortable with good breakfast
The resort is actually a sport center for athletes. It is located about 2km from the city center. Free access to the swimming pool and sauna is great. Good breakfast is normally included in the price.More
Per Chian N, 294013
Tree top adventure.
Our children (21,18,13) loved it. Nice instructors, exciting adventures, a lot of ziplines. Nice place you can do different kind of activities. Would visit again. Recommend it if you are in Rovaniemi for a visit.More
It was Alright
It was not brilliant but alright. More like a backpacker kind of style, very basic. The only thing that I am not satisfied was the room is cold even why the radiator is on and the blanket is like towel thin. And surprisingly, the pillow were flat. I could not say more about the pillows because I went to another place it were flat as well.More
The room.was nice and big very clean and comfortable..the cafe was also nice and the pool facilities were also good. It was disappointing that the children didn't get to use the indoor play zone which had very limited opening. Overall a good experience and would stay again.More
ok hotel, sport oriented, friendly staff
we spent 3 nights at the hotel visiting with a group. it's not located in city center so one cannot get in and out on foot, certainly not on snowy February. by car it's about a 5 min drive anyway. rooms were ok, beds and mattresses good, fully equipped kitchenette. reception and pool staff were all very friendly and helpful. pool was nice, it's weird that they don't allow men in the pool wearing loose fitting knee high swim shorts, only tight swimmer type swim shorts. anyway they provide you with a clean (single use?) pair on request. WiFi ok but needs re entering the password each time. breakfast was ok, coffee on breakfast was bad. i believe the hotel is mostly suitable for guests focusing on ski, pool and fitness centerMore
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