This resort-style complex has a real fairytale setting - it's bordered on all sides by snow-dusted pine forests. It's a family-friendly spot, with an indoor pool and lots of activities on offer.
As well as comfortable bedrooms and spacious apartments, you can stay in cosy log cabins, which feature traditional decor, a fireplace and a sauna.
Surrounded by wintry forests yet still in the centre of Yllas, cross-country ski laps pass through the grounds of the charming Snow Elf Hotel, with its cosy mini-spa and lively entertainment making it a great all-round choice. You can upgrade to the stylish Premier apartments for a real taste of luxury.
|In the centre of Akaslompolo village, 300m away from the restaurants and shops.
Sleeps: Varies - min 2, max 4
1-bedroom apartment sleeps up to 4. Kitchenette with a hob, microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster and coffee-maker. Use of the central heating and sauna.
Cot space, Satellite or cable TV, Fridge, Lounge area, Shower, Tea and coffee facilities, Sofa-bed, Kitchenette
Sleeps: Varies - min 1, max 3
Twin room sleeps up to 3 or can be sold as a single. With a kettle, central heating and a daily maid service with towel change on request. Room service has an extra charge.
Cot space, Satellite or cable TV, Foldaway bed, Shower, Room service
1-Bedroom Family Apartment
Sleeps: Varies - min 2, max 4
Premier standard 1-bedroom family apartments sleep up to 4 adults with a double sofa-bed in the lounge area which has a fireplace and phone. Please note: apartments are of Premier standard, however the main building is 3 Star.
Satellite or cable TV, Shower, Room service
Sleeps: Varies - min 2, max 3
Log cabin sleeps up to 3 with twin beds and sofa-bed, and are within the log cabins. Kitchenette without oven and in the lounge area is a fireplace. Plus use of the sauna.
Satellite or cable TV, Lounge area, Shower, Sofa-bed, Kitchenette
There's a good mix of activity and relaxation here – outside, you'll find skiing trails and a toboggan run, while indoors there's a sauna and a menu of massages. Games and crafts keep little ones busy, too. As for food, there are buffet spreads in the restaurant and pizzas at the lobby bar.
Health and Beauty
As well as a bar* and a nightclub*, the hotel puts on the occasional show, with live music and traditional Finnish dancing. Evening entertainment programme
A great place to have some family fun or keep trim with a few laps. Please not that loose swimming trunks are not permitted.
Sports and Activities
The hotel makes the most of its surroundings – cross-country skiing* tracks cut through the grounds, and there's a toboggan* run for little ones. Inside, meanwhile, you'll find a pool an arcade area* and a sauna*
Food and Drink
A huge breakfast spread is laid on in the buffet restaurant, and includes everything from eggs and sausages to Lappish bread and DIY waffles. For lunch and dinner, a mix of meat, fish and salad is on offer.
The lobby bar* does pizzas throughout the day, which you can enjoy by a roaring fire. Some of the more unusual toppings include smoked reindeer and Lappish cheese.
Buffet restaurant* - Decorated with a Christmas theme and serving international and local foods with children's options.
Lobby bar* - With a choice of hot and cold drinks, plus lighter meals like pizza.
Children's dining* - In the buffet restaurant.
Gift shop, Shopping, Reception area, Luggage store, Money exchange*, Internet area*, Shuttle bus to the ski lifts, and Wi-Fi*
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally