9 Awesome Hotels To See The Northern Lights

By Sydney Burdick,

Don’t miss your chance to see the Northern Lights! The aurora borealis can be seen from certain areas in Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden, usually from September until March.  We’ve gathered the most beautiful hotels to stay in while you’re on the lookout for Miss Aurora.

1. Rangá (Hella, Iceland)

  • 4-star hotel located in South Iceland
  • Features gourmet restaurant
  • Average price per night for two person room $315*
Northern Lights Iceland

Ranga Hotel

2. Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel (Alta, Norway)

  • 4-star hotel located near the Alta River (15 km outside of Alta)
  • Features igloo accommodations, snowmobile tours, local cuisine
  • Average price per night for two person room $712*
Entrance Sorrisniva

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

3. Lapland Hotel Luostotunturi (Sodankylä, Finland)

  • 4-star hotel located in Luosto 30 km southeast of the village of Sodankylä
  • Features log cabins, ski slopes nearby, cross country trails
  • Average price per night for two person room $151*
Luostotunturi Finland

Lapland Hotel Luostotunturi

4. Glymur (Akranes,Iceland)

  • 4-star hotel located in the Glymur Village, a short drive from Reykjavik
  • Features villa lodging and outdoor hot tubs
  • Average price per night for two person room $310*
Hotel Glymur Exterior

Hotel Glymur

5. Holiday Club Salla Revontuli (Salla, Finland)

  • 4-star hotel located in Salla, the far North-East of Finland
  • Features nearby ski slopes and cross country trails
  • Average price per night for two person room $190*
Hotel Salla Revontuli Finland

Hotel Salla Revontuli

6. IceHotel (Jukkasjärvi, Sweden)

  • 4-star hotel located in Jukkasjärvi, a small village in Northern Sweden with 1,100 residents
  • Features rooms built of ice sculptures, an ice bar, warm rooms
  • Average price per night for two person room $406*
Icehotel Sweden

IceHotel

7. Rica Svolvaer (Svolvaer,Norway)

  • 4-star hotel located on its own island in Svolvaer, Lofoten’s capital
  • Features killer whale safaris, some suites feature fishing holes
  • Average price per night for two person room $188*
Ricahotel exterior

Hotel Rica Svolvaer

8. Camp Ripan (Kiruna, Sweden)

  • Family run hotel, located in Kiruna, the most northern town in Sweden
  • Features cabins, igloos, and camping
  • Average price per night for two person room $226*
Camp Ripan Exterior

Hotel Camp Ripan

9. Igloo Village Kakslauttanen (Inari, Finland)

  • 4-star hotel located in Kakslauttanen in Finnish Lapland, 250 km north of the Arctic Circle
  • Features glass igloos, snow igloos, cabins, Santa’s Home
  • Average price per night for two person room $372*
Igloo Village Finland

Igloo Village

*Prices are based on one weekend night in March 2014. Prices are subject to change based on availability and room type.

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