A unique hotel with an excellent choice of rooms and suites, including the luxury Gielas wing. I love the atmosphere here, backed up by friendly service and great food. The well established, comfortable accommodation buildings are set in a charming wooded area near the cross-country ski trails, within an easy 2-3 minute walk of the main Tunturi building which houses the reception, bar and the restaurants.
- Attractive and comfortable hotel
- Holiday Club leisure centre approx. 5 minutes’ walk (500m)
- Luxury Gielas wing offering superb family bedrooms, all with private bath/wc, sauna and balcony
- Family suites have private saunas
- Small children’s play area
- Reception lounge area and cosy lounge bar
- Use of toboggans (€2)
- Free Wi-Fi in rooms and suites
- Hot and cold buffet breakfast
- Half-board option includes excellent 3-course evening meals with choices (sometimes buffet-style), with a special Gala Buffet Dinner on your last night*
I have chosen this hotel for its renowned friendly service and excellent food, and the fact that so many guests come back year after year. Well designed, the hotel features a main central building as its focal point, including the reception, restaurants and bar, where musical entertainment is on offer every evening.
- Half Board included in all my holiday prices
- Use of toboggans (€2 charge)
There is a super range of family rooms and suites available in different shapes and sizes, as follows, and larger apartments with 3 and 5 bedrooms are available on request. Most room types have a private sauna, and whilst all the bedrooms are comfortable, the Family Suites offer that extra bit of space if you want to spread out.
Type A Bedrooms, sleep 2-4 – with twin beds and a double sofa-bed (suitable for one adult or two children), private en suite shower, wc, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Single room supplement*: £55
Type B Family Suites, sleep 3-4– twin bedroom and a separate lounge with double sofa-bed, sharing private sauna/shower/wc, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Supplement*: 4 Sharing £14, 3 Sharing £18
Type C Family Suites, sleep 5-6 – two twin bedrooms and a separate lounge with double sofa-bed, sharing private sauna/shower/wc, further separate wc, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities. These suites may be on two levels, with an internal staircase with stair-gates.
Supplement*: 6 Sharing £26, 5 Sharing £28, 4 Sharing £40
Type F 4-room apartments, sleep 6-8 - As type C but larger and with an additional bedroom.
Supplements*: 8 Sharing £19, 7 Sharing £25, 6 Sharing £40.
5-bedroom apartments, sleep 10-13 – A spacious 5-bedroom apartment with 5 twin bedrooms and sofa-beds for 3 in the lounge area. It has its own private sauna and jacuzzi.
Supplement*: 13 Sharing £42, 12 Sharing £42, 11 Sharing £50, 10 Sharing £60.
Deluxe Bedrooms, sleep 2-3 - are spacious and newly renovated rooms in the Kontio building (close to the main Tunturi building) and have twin beds and a sofa-bed (for one child), sauna, private en suite shower, wc, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Supplements*: 3 sharing £35, 2 sharing £45
Kontio Suites, sleep 3-4 - are newly renovated and spacious suites (close to the main Tunturi building) with a twin bedroom and a sofa-bed (suitable for one adult or two children), sauna, private en suite shower, wc, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Supplements*: 4 sharing £40, 3 sharing £ 50
The hotel’s impressive 'Gielas’ wing, opened in November 2008, provides the highest standards in Saariselkä, and is just 2-3 minutes walk from the main Tunturi building. The Gielas offers spacious and stylish family rooms, plus a small range of boutiques.
Gielas Type D Family Bedrooms, sleep 2-4 – two single beds and a double sofa-bed, (suitable for one adult or two children), private en suite bath/shower, wc, sauna, balcony, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Gielas Type E Family Bedrooms, sleep 3-4 – more spacious than a Type D with two single beds and a double sofa-bed, (suitable for one adult or two children), private en suite bath/shower, wc, sauna, balcony, satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, and tea/coffee/cocoa-making facilities.
Supplement*: £10 on Gielas basic price.
*Room supplements are per person per night.