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Naverniemi Holiday Center

Naeverniementie 17, Ivalo 99800 Finland
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Naverniemi Holiday Center (Näverniemen lomakylä in Finnish) is a familyowned Holiday Village located only 9 km from Ivalo-airport and 1,5km from Ivalo downtown and its services. Distance to Saariselkä Skiing Centre is about 29km. NHC is surrounded by amazingly beautiful Ivalo river and we are very well known to provide an excellent spot for watching Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) at winter time as well as professionally organized Huskydog-sled safaris, motorscooter-safaris and reindeer-safaries. Also winterfishing and crosscountryskiing are very popular activities at NHC. At summertime fishing trouts, swimming in the ivalo river (we have our own beach) and our free bike-rental service are popular among our customers. We offer around 80 bedplaces with all facilities at the summertime and 50 bedplaces with all facilities at winterseason. Also comfortable campingarea (june-september) for campingcars, motorbikers and tenters are available (also with electricity). From our big restaurant you can enjoy and order various kind of traditional Lappish food as well as other delicacy. You are warmly welcome to experience our first class, pleasant and individual service and a bit of genuine Lapland at a reasonable price! Our atmosphere is international and NHC has a very long history to successfully serve our clients now more than 35 years.Payment methods: VISA/Mastercard, cashOffice location: at Naverniemi Holiday Center1. 1 Big cottage ( 2 – 7 persons):Big cottage (1 cottage) for 2 -7 persons with river view and facilities.. Approximately 70 squaremetres. Little terrace also upstairs. Free parking in front of the house (possibility to have electricity to warm up your car engine in the winter time) . Own kitchen with dishes, own sauna and shower + toilet, refridgerator, coffee maker, water boiler, owen and cooking plates. Flat-screen tv and free WiFi. 7 bedplaces: 4 beds in downstairs (in one room) and 3 bedplaces upstairs (two beds in one room and one bedplace in an other room). This cottage is available also in winter time! Very popular among the groups; cozy and nice. 2. 2 Cabins (for 4 persons):Cabins for 4 persons (2 cabins). Other one is with river view. Approximately 23 squaremetres. Little terrace. Free parking in front of the house. Own mini-kitchen with dishes, toilet, refridgerator, coffee maker, water boiler, cooking plates, tv, free WiFi. 4 bedplaces. Shared shower 60 metres from the cabins. These cabins are available 1.6 – 30.9. Nice cabins, nearby the river at reasonable price.3. 15 Little cottages (for 1 – 2 persons):Cottages for 1 – 2 persons (15 cottages). Two beds, table and two chairs. near by the river.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Personal trainer
Bicycles available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Secured parking
Breakfast available
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Ski rentals
Ski school
Airport transportation
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Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
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Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Sun terrace
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Private beach
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
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Marja82 wrote a review Jul 2021
Oulu, Finland23 contributions9 helpful votes
We stayed here with tents for 2 nights. The lady at reception was really sweet and helpful. The area for tents was a lovely grass area which is level with soft soil which made it easy to put the tent pegs into. The showers had good pressure and hot water. There are only two toilets for ladies and 2 for men, so sometimes one had to wait for their turn. There are no hand towels, so you need your own. The kitchen block was small but neat. You can borrow bikes for free to ride up town which was great! The only thing we would change is to pitch our tent away from the cabins. We were unfortunate to have rude people stay up on the first night talking in loud voices while they sat on the verandah of their cabin which was only a few metres away from our tent. We like our peace at night and couldn't sleep. We asked them several times to keep the volume down but they didn't care, and they finally stopped talking about 3am. Why book a place to sleep when you intend to stay up all night and ruin everyone else's sleep? If you're lucky with peaceful campers, it is a lovely place to stay.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled
Nina I wrote a review Jul 2019
Larvik, Norway15 contributions16 helpful votes
Nice, quiet place with nice people. We stayed one night with a camper on our trip to Finnmark in Norway. The price was normal, and you can have electrisity if you want. In the morning we had a nice sight to some reindeers beside the river.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled
Kari F wrote a review Mar 2019
7 contributions3 helpful votes
Room simple but warm and cozy- necessary in the bitter cold. Dinner was beyond wonderfull - best fish I ever had. Owner helpful and caring . Made a point of letting us know the aurora were dancing, even when it interrupted the dinner, so we wouldn’t miss it. Won’t go back in winter because of the bitter cold but the location and establishment were perfect for our purposes.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled
James H wrote a review Jan 2019
14 contributions9 helpful votes
Had a great time staying at Naverniemi for 4 nights. Henry and his wife (owners) were very friendly and accommodating. The room was basic but had everything we needed for our stay and perfect for Aurora watching. Literally step outside the cabin and look up. We ate traditional finnish salmon from the restaurant which was fantastic. The owners knocked on our door on the second night to tell us the Aurora was visible. Truly amazing. The supermarket is approx 2km walk from the cabin, however, this is necessary to reduce light pollution from the town. The walk to town is nice, through woodland and you can borrow stand on sleds for the journey. Highly recommend and would stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Marko H wrote a review Aug 2018
Nurmijarvi, Finland65 contributions9 helpful votes
This is nice place for campers and caravans and I don’t see a reason why not for others too. Sauna is especially good, so I suggest you reserve it. The owners are renovating the place, so I think the place will keep its level in the future
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled
Anne wrote a review Jul 2018
Helsinki, Finland54 contributions2 helpful votes
We were there with recreational vehicle and tent. There are toilets and showers, also sauna (which is not included, but from reservations). There is kitchen, where you can cook with hotplate and few micros and you can do dishes there. There is three table so plenty of room for everyone. On a field there is also plenty of room for every car so you get your own space and peace. There were two minuses; playground was very old and it was surrounded by tape to show you shouldn't use it and there wasn't any soap or towels/hand paper on toilets so you have to bring them every time with you. The view is great and the place for swimming is very nice extra!!
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled
thesuperestspeed wrote a review Feb 2018
Hong Kong, China202 contributions2 helpful votes
in winter time, it is extremely harsh to walk 700m to the main road, and 2 km to town centre. driving is necessary. but a very good place to observe northern light, it is very far away from any light pollution
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Date of stay: December 2017
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Trip type: Travelled
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Perrine B wrote a review Feb 2018
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed one night in the cottage before the fly back, the lady at the reception was very nice and the room was comfy but we didn’t have a bottle opener nor a hair dryer into the room. You can easily hear the neighbors next door so just lets hope they’re not to noisy! Otherwise it was clean and convenient because close from the airport !
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled
Michael A wrote a review Jan 2018
Bregenz, Austria76 contributions14 helpful votes
When we planned our trip we wanted to have a small, cheap stay close to the airport before heading further south on the next day. We found this with the Naverniemi Holiday Center. Henri and Päivi are fantastic hosts! While Henri organised a Husky Safari for us before the trip (which was fantastic!) Päivi took care of most things in the hotel. She was super-kind, friendly and always up for a talk. The room itself was tidy and there was a small radiator providing all the heat for the small cabin. In the morning the air in the cabin got a bit stuffy because we let it run overnight and you can't open a window at these temperatures (January). The showers were very small but had warm water. Wi-Fi speed was better than expected as well! When coming from Ivalo airport you can hop on the bus there (buses always leave when there's a plane coming) and tell the bus driver to drop you off at the road before the Holiday Center. You will have to walk for about 1000 metres (according to google maps) to find the reception. I would not recommend this place for a longer vacation but if you're traveling on a budget and/or need a hotel for one night I will recommend a stay!
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Date of stay: January 2018
Trip type: Travelled
GoliRem wrote a review Jan 2018
Modena, Italy31 contributions15 helpful votes
My husband and I went to Ivalo in hope of seeing the Northern Lights and we saw this amazing phenomenon the first night! The lady was so kind to come knock on our door, so we dressed quickly and jumped up and Aurora Borealis was all over the sky! We were so lucky to see it both overhead and on the horizon. It moved much quicker than we thought and went away after approx. 15 minutes... the best things about this holiday center is that you really don’t need to travel far to see the northern lights; if the sky is clear and the solar activity is high, you have a pretty good chance of simply walking out of your Cabin and seeing it all over the sky! The lady from the holiday center is extremely nice and make sure you eat at least one night there, you need to tell her the night before so she has time to prepare; she made an amazing mushroom soup, great salmon and nice dessert for us. The rooms are basic but clean... there’s good wifi in the rooms and you can also book te private sauna. It is only 10 minutes drive from the airport and the prices are really affordable. Husky safari and reindeer safari are highly recommended activities; although we booked ourselves directly and paid less. Overall highly recommended place to stay!
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled
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Frequently Asked Questions about Naverniemi Holiday Center
Which popular attractions are close to Naverniemi Holiday Center?
Nearby attractions include Giftshop Livva (1.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Naverniemi Holiday Center?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Naverniemi Holiday Center?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Naverniemi Holiday Center?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, breakfast, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Naverniemi Holiday Center?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Naverniemi Holiday Center?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pubi.fi, Kultahippu Hotel & Restaurant, and Anjan Pizza.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Naverniemi Holiday Center?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Does Naverniemi Holiday Center have airport transportation?
Yes, Naverniemi Holiday Center offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Naverniemi Holiday Center?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Naverniemi Holiday Center?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Swedish, Norwegian, and Finnish.