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Isosyotteentie 246, Iso-Syote 93280 Finland
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The new Arctic Hilltop Boutique Hotel Iso-Syöte is standing grandly on a hilltop in one of the snowiest areas of Finland next to a peaceful national park. Beautiful design rooms, suites and authentic log cabins allow you to choose the type of room you want. Rise above the ordinary! In the new relaxing spa, all the senses are calmed down and the high-quality panoramic Restaurant Hilltop offers nourishment both for the soul and the body. In the summer, diverse selection of hiking and biking tracks lead to a remote land of rugged beauty and silence you’ve never heard before. Hotel Iso-Syöte also offers joyful experiences of a true winter wonderland, such as skiing, snowshoeing, downhill skiing as well as snowmobile, reindeer and husky safaris.
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Free parking
Free internet
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Airport transportation
Facial treatments
Ski In / Ski Out
Non-smoking hotel
Electric vehicle charging station
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Canoeing offsite
Walking tours
Full body massage
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Allergy-free room
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Maiju A wrote a review Jun 2022
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Hidden pearl in the heart of Syöte. The hotel room, food, service & location were all excellent! I don't think I have had such a great overall hotel experience in Finland before. We stayed there during summer months, but we must go back also in winter.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: We stay den at Bear cave suite which was excellent for a romantic couple getaway.
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Frank R wrote a review Jan 2022
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands52 contributions29 helpful votes
The rooms with sauna and whirlpool on the balcony are spectaculair and beautiful and clean. The entree is almost majestic. The staff are super nice and friendly and very helpful. We were with 11 men so it was though for them but it worked out perfect. Outside the hotel is a beautiful small chalet with an open fire where we had the best time with each other.
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Date of stay: January 2022
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Response from Katariina Kuukasjärvi, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris
Responded 30 Jan 2022
Thank you for your nice feedback, it was good to have you and an adventure for our guides as well. We hope to see you again next winter!
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Henri P wrote a review Jan 2022
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I was on a business trip at Iso-Syöte. The amenities were nice but the highlight of the visit was definitely the restaurant. The dinner at the restaurant was excellent. In the meeting space I was hoping for a bigger screen.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Katariina Kuukasjärvi, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris
Responded 11 Jan 2022
Thank you for your review Henri!
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Pamppu21 wrote a review Dec 2021
9 contributions1 helpful vote
We were staying at Arctic Hilltop on June 2021. It was the last destination of our week long trip. We were very pleased of the customer service and the room was really nice with all conveniences that you could expect. The view was amazing and own jacuzzi at the balcony was the best thing. The hotel had a really nice evening restaurant with delicious food. Hotel spa was also great, nor so big but with a great atmosphere. Our stay was not so long but the hotel offered great options for spending time and sporting. Unfortunately, the hotel breakfast did not match the other experience. there was one hour left for breakfast, but most of the serving had already run out and no new food was brought in even though it was requested. However, the experience was great and we plan to stay at this hotel in the future as well. it is hoped that breakfast would have been improved since we last experienced it.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Katariina Kuukasjärvi, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris
Responded 11 Jan 2022
Thank you for your nice review Henrik! Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and are planning to give us and the Restaurant Hilltop’s breakfast buffet a second chance.
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MariB8 wrote a review Nov 2021
Cambridge, United Kingdom48 contributions11 helpful votes
We (family of 3, 1x 6 year old) stayed at this hotel one night during our autumn holiday on the way down from Lapland and we had a wonderful, albeit short experience. Our Superior Star room was practically brand new, clean as if we had been the first people using it, decorated with great taste and high quality material/furniture. The bathroom is massive and the two floor to ceiling mega windows facing o the slopes provided the best view and atmosphere. The spa is, again, brand new and very stylish, like the whole hotel, it is not very large but more than enough for a few hours of relax (just be prepared, the water in the main pool is below 30C!). As customers can learn from the book/photo album in the room, the hotel's recent history has been marked by struggles and challenges, but the establishment's high standards and the quality of the service provided is a testament to the dedication and work of the ownership and staff.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: Go for a superior star bedroom at least, it is not cheap, but it's worth the price.
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Response from Katariina Kuukasjärvi, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris
Responded 2 Nov 2021
Thank you very much for your review, it is appreciated!
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Annemilia wrote a review Oct 2021
14 contributions17 helpful votes
We loves the Aurora suite! It was very well decorated, romantic room to spend night. Hot tub on the balcony was perfect. They first checked us in to a dirty room, with no apologies from reception when we walked back. I think when paying over 300eur /night receptionist should at least be sorry if this happens. But overall experience was very good, I would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Katariina Kuukasjärvi, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris
Responded 11 Jan 2022
Thank you for your nice review and recommendations, and apologies for checking you in to a dirty room! Saying sorry is indeed the least you could expect, so on behalf of our staff - so sorry for this - although very late. We hope to have you visit us again in the future!
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Satu S wrote a review Oct 2021
Oulu, Finland65 contributions14 helpful votes
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Luxurious brand new hotel with a very nice decoration and atmosphere. Great views from the top of the arctic hill, both from the rooms and the restaurant. The best part was the spa with nice pools, saunas and the view. Restaurant is also of 5 star quality with delicious food. It just could be open for longer hours. 8-22 is a bit late opening in the morning and a too early closing in the evening. Just pay attention to your invoice when checking out! Our rooms were double charged. For a group of 7 for 2 nights it was 1900 Eur extra! Luckily we noticed the error and got it fixed.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Katariina Kuukasjärvi, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris
Responded 11 Jan 2022
Thank you Satu for your review, and apologies for the double charge on check-out! We appreciate your opinion on open hours and during high season time, open hours have been extended when possible, before the covid restrictions limited us. Happy to hear you enjoyed the spa and the food!
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trip_marmotta wrote a review Aug 2021
Oulu, Finland21 contributions9 helpful votes
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This is a modern and beautiful hotel on top of the Iso-Syöte hill, with panoramic views from the rooms and restaurant. Our Aurora suite had two storeys, a small sauna and outdoor jacuzzi, and the room was perfectly clean. The breakfast was tasty, and had multiple warm and cold choices, fruits and berries, also warmsmoked salmon. Also vegetarian-/vegan-friendly. The spa department was also delightful and calm, with two different saunas. Various outdoor activities (mtb, hiking, downhill biking) very near. Also a nice cafe and souvenir store in the hotel. A slight discomfort was caused by the receptionist. At check-in we were told the cleaning staff comes at early morning, and we got the impression that this could not be amended to happen at later time. We asked for later check-out on the night before check-out date, and we were told to ask again in the morning of check out date, which has never happened before in other hotels, finally we got the late check-out, however.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Katariina Kuukasjärvi, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris
Responded 11 Jan 2022
Thank you for your lovely review! Aurora View Suites are our most beloved rooms/suites and a lot of the time full booked. Therefore, late check-out is not always possible. Sorry for the discomfort on this issue. Happy to know you enjoyed the suite and our other services while visiting our area!
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Niitu wrote a review Aug 2021
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Visited this lovely hotel last weekend and we loved it! Hotel is clean, very spacious and modern. Food in restaurant was good, served quickly and waitresses made us feel very special. Thanks for that! We rented mountain bikes for 4 hours. Really recommend. SPA and sauna was well deserved after climbing up and down Syote. We'll come back!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Response from Katariina Kuukasjärvi, Guest Services / Front Office at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris
Responded 11 Jan 2022
Thank you so much for your lovely review!
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miukulainen wrote a review Jul 2021
25 contributions42 helpful votes
We had cabin for two nights. The price included towels, sheets and cleaning, which was very nice. Cabin was clean and service at the reception was good. Furniture and terrace need an update. Since also the cabins are at the top pf the hill, views were great.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$149 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris?
Nearby attractions include Syöte Ski & Nature Resort (0.9 km) and Syöte National Park (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, airport transportation, and free internet access.
Is parking available at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tunturi Pub, Romekievari, and Ravintola Hilltop.
Does Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Iso-Syote.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Finnish.
Does Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.
Is Hotel Iso-Syöte & Safaris accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.