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Travel Guide

Hotel Pohjanhovi
Hotel Vaakuna

The Sky Hotel

FIN-96400 Rovaniemi
Tel. +358-16-335 3311
Fax. +358-16-318 789

3 km from the town centre, just below is the Ounasvaara Ski Centre. Ski trails and ski slopes just outside the hotel. Lapland Sports Institute 1 km, beach 2.5 km, main road 1.5 km.

58 rooms and 11 holiday apartments. 47 of them with their own sauna. In all rooms and suites an extra bed may be added. All rooms with shower/WC, some rooms with bath. One suite without sauna. The rooms and holiday apartments are spacious and furnished with light shades. The newer rooms were built in 1989. Hotel and rooms were renovated in 1997. Rooms for non smokers and those with allergies, also available.

TV, telephone, minibar, hair dryer, sunblinds, tea/coffee maker. 82 plug-in car heaters. Baby cot free.

Public areas:
Saunas. A large auditorium for 110 persons, 5 smaller meeting rooms areas with AV equipment. The Panorama restaurant has an open fireplace, seats 300 persons. A terrace with a panoramic view which is used in winter as a "snow bar", a nice lobby bar next to the reception. 

Lobby bar and restaurant with terrace ("snow bar"). Near the hotel a Lapp hut for meals and special occasions. Reception open 24 hours, safe available. Banks and post offices in town centre 3 km. Airport 10 km, railway station 4.5 km. The nearest bus stop less than a kilometre away at the Santa Claus Sports Institute. Daily transfer service for all week hotel guests to town centre. Good opportunities for sport and other outdoor activities near the hotel. Ski hire and skiing instruction.

Hotel arranges a variety of events. Hotel packages, safaris and guided excursions available.

Finnish, Swedish, English, German, French

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