Stunning Art Suites of Icehotel 365

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Destination Specialist

swedish lapland icehotel365 exterior entrance 1617 ih

Icehotel 365 is always open! Showcasing some of the most unique ice-art designs in the world, sleep on a bed of ice surrounded by dancing clowns, dive into a surreal frozen underwater world, climb an ice staircase to your floating bed and fall asleep surrounded by typography, reindeer, chandeliers, or even an apartment inspired by the Victorian era.

Icehotel 365 sits in the heart of Swedish Lapland. During the summer it is kept cool by solar power warmed from the midnight sun. It is covered with a turf roof and planted with Arctic flowers to blend in with its surroundings. During the winter months, the hotel is covered in a blanket of snow and complements the seasonal hotel, which is newly built each winter before melting in spring leaving Icehotel 365 to endure alone.

As well as featuring the famous Icebar and a unique frozen art gallery, this permanent ice hotel features 20 suites – each designed and carved by international artists.

  • ‘Dancers in the Dark’ suite by artists Tjasa Gusfors & Patrick Dallard
  • ‘Once Upon a Time’ by artists Luc Voisin & Mathieu Brison
  • ‘You are My Type’ suite by artists John Bark & Charli Kasselback
  • ‘Don’t Get Lost’ by artist Tommy Alatalo
  • ‘The Victorian Apartment’ by artist Luca Roncoroni
  • ‘Dreamscape’ by artists Alex Haw & Aditya Bhatt

One of the most dramatic suites in Icehotel 365 has been designed and built by British architects Alex Haw and Aditya Bhatt from Atmos Studio in London (who has previously worked on designs for the Eden Project and Paddington Station). Their suite ‘Dreamscape’ features a daring staircase of pure ice that winds from its entrance towards a floating frozen bed, passing through an ‘explosion of snow tentacles’ that appear to be in motion, hoping to encapsulate the energy of a dream…

icehotel365 deluxe suite bathroom

Nine deluxe suites also have a heated en-suite bathroom (four with bathtubs), private sauna and warm changing area adjacent to the ice bedroom. This gives guests the chance to combine the adventure of sleeping on ice with the luxury of warm private bathroom facilities.

All photos © Asaf Kliger

Plan your holiday to Icehotel 365

We offer the largest choice of Icehotel breaks in the UK, combining a unique sleeping experience with a host of activities from husky safaris, snowmobiling, winter survival courses and ice sculpting in winter to wilderness dinners, white water rafting and hiking under the midnight sun in summer.

We also offer an exclusive direct flight from London Heathrow to Kiruna from December through to March. Taking just 3.5 hours, our #IceFlight is a quick and convenient way to reach the Icehotel during winter.

For those wishing to visit during warmer months, we use scheduled flights via Stockholm. Ideal for independent touring, our Midnight Sun and Autumn Colours at the Icehotel offers a different perspective on Lapland as well as the chance to extend your stay taking an exciting road trip from Kiruna to Lulea on the shores of the Baltic Sea, staying at Treehotel.

Contact our Travel Specialists and plan your Icehotel adventure with the experts.

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