Seven Dazzling Stays to See the Northern Lights from the Comfort of Your Booking.com Accommodation
Each year the galaxy ignites in an astounding light show. Vivid colours electrify the sky and delight anyone lucky enough to be looking up. Between September and March, the Arctic Circle becomes a charming place to glimpse one of nature’s most astounding scenes.
Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, has delved into its more than 1.6 million properties in over 126,000 destinations worldwide to present seven of the most dazzling stays where can enjoy to enjoy the Aurora Borealis in all their glory from the comfort of your own unique Booking.com accommodation. Just don't forget to look up!
Golden Crown - Levin Iglut, Finland
Offering fully insulated and heated glass igloos from where you can enjoy the lights dazzling across the night sky, the Golden Crown - Levin Iglut is a peaceful retreat atop Utsuvaara Fell in Finnish Lapland. Guest can lay down at the electronically adjustable beds and relax while looking at the starry sky.
Kirkenes Snowhotel, Norway
Situated in far northeastern Norway, Kirkenes Snowhotel features unique accommodation only 10 km from the charming small town of Kirkenes. The wooden cottages, available year round, are architecturally inspired by traditional Sami hunting and fishing huts. Built with the aurora borealis in mind, each cottage feature large windows and lounge chairs covered with warm sheep skins to enjoy nature’s light show from the comfort of your room.
Hotel Arctic, Greenland
This 4-star hotel is located onthe UNESCO-listed Ilulissat Icefjord in western Greenland and is one of the world’s most northern hotels. Overlooking icebergs floating in the fjord, the hotel rooms are each decorated with artwork by local artists and, thanks to their big windows, are an ideal spot to watch the lights dancing in the night sky.
Muotka Igloos, Finland
Located in Finland, one of the best places in the world to view the spectral green glow of the aurora borealis, Muotka Igloos offer a possibility to watch the Northern Lights directly from your bedroom. Each of the exclusive heated cottages in this rustic resort features a glass-dome ceiling and a private sauna to relax in after a day full of intense outdoor activities such as skiing, snowmobiling and hiking.
Hotel Rangá, Iceland