Nellim Wilderness Hotel

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Type: Luxury lodge

Grade: Superior


In a beautiful wilderness location in Finnish Lapland, on the shores of beautiful Lake Inari, the hotel has a warm atmosphere and offers hotel rooms, apartments and traditional log cabins.

There is a main building housing the cosy lounge area, restaurant, bar and sauna, which have been hand crafted by the owner Jouko, who with his wife Mari provide a friendly personal service. They offer inclusive packages with accommodation, full board and different activities throughout the winter season and available for 3, 4 and 7 night durations. Please refer to the Nellim Wilderness Adventure holiday section for details.

Many of the room types have their own private sauna, and there is one located in the main building for guests to use. Private 1 hour sessions can be booked at the Reception.

The different accommodation includes the following options:

Hotel Rooms: each is furnished in a modern Lappish wilderness style with private facilities. Some rooms are larger and can take extra beds for children.

Apartments: there are four apartments available more suited to families and can accommodate from 2 to 8 persons. They vary in size and have either 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms with a sofa bed for additional beds more suited to children. The larger 3 bedroom apartment has its own sauna and the 2 bedroom apartment has a sauna and jacuzzi. 

Cabins Lusma and Nuora (1 bedroom): these two independent cabins are located 50m from the main building and are furnished in a modern style with one bedroom with double bed and a further pull-out bed suitable for 2 children or 1 adult. Other facilities include kitchenette, flat screen television, fireplace, sauna and bathroom. They are just a few metres apart and ideal for 2 small families or couple travelling together who wish to have a little privacy.

Rustic Log Cabins (Nangu, Kaamas, Roiro): built in 2015 and just 80m from the main building, they are modern and stylish inside with double bed, sitting area, kitchen, fireplace, sauna and bathroom downstairs. Upstairs there is a small area which has 2 additional small beds more suitable for younger children. However, please note the stairs do not have a stair gate.

Rustic Log Suites: these are high quality suites, with 4 individual suites housed in log cabins and approximately 50 metres from the main building. They are similar in layout to the log cabins, except they don't feature a kitchen or log burner. Upstairs there is more room so suitable for older children or adults.