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Tankavaarantie 31, Tankavaara 99695 Finland
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-smoking hotel
Wine / champagne
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English, French, Finnish, German


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Grade: 40 out of 100
1Restaurantwithin 10 km
1Attractionwithin 10 km
Tankavaarantie 31, Tankavaara 99695 Finland
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Ivalo Airport50 kmSee all flights
Rovaniemi Airport188 kmSee all flights
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lauramtorino wrote a review Mar 2022
Turin, Italy591 contributions210 helpful votes
The place is lovely, in a reconstructed gold village with a gold museum, in the National park of Tankavaara. The rooms, apart from wooden cottages in the wood, are in two ugly buildings that indeed disagree with the general idea. My room was small and very basic, beds very uncomfortable, kind of soft sofas with a very thin mattress; the bathroom new and comfortable. Breakfast is quite poor. Lunch and dinner are average. The nicest one was the fire dinner in a small hut with Sami music and a very nice girl of the staff. The activities are well organized. I did snowshoeing in the park with the same nice girl and reindeer sledding by night (no aurora unluckily). The staff is kind and helpful. Wi-Fi works very well also in rooms.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Janith M wrote a review Mar 2022
21 contributions2 helpful votes
Beautiful hiking trails nearby and best place to stay in Tankavara. Value for the money and comfortable stay. Staff was really helpful and they provide all the hiking trail maps and easy to rent equipments.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Davvebiegga wrote a review Oct 2021
Germany132 contributions9 helpful votes
I had visited the place before, this year I spent 3 nights in a cabin of the Gold village (before and after a multiday hike in the area). The cabins are cozy and all gold digger style and just beautiful. Toilet, shower and kitchen are in a separate common building. Depending on which cabin you get, that building will be more or less close. Cabins have nice wooden bunk beds, bed linen, a table, chairs, a fireplace/chimney, chopped wood some shelves. Check-in is in the nearby restaurant, which is also a cozy place with good food and very friendly staff. There are several old buildings and some tiny shops in the Gold Village, you also have the possibility to learn gold panning. The international gold museum is also within walking distance. There's just no supermarkt in the area (the closest grocery store is in Vuotso). Free wifi works close to the reception/restaurant only, not in the cabins etc.
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Date of stay: September 2021
pepe_madrid08 wrote a review Jan 2020
Lucerne, Switzerland65 contributions67 helpful votes
I came here for a meditation retreat and felt in love with the place, the staff and the environment This is a magical place with amazing trails to explore the beautiful nature and super nice food I will definitely come back with the family go this dreamed land
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled
SomewhereTravel wrote a review Aug 2019
15 contributions23 helpful votes
Intersting place. You can try gold panning here. Has a long history and different kind a place than you see anywhere else. Went to the restaurant for a burger. It was made out of reindeer! They also had their own beer. It's next to national park so if you stay here you can easily go for hiking there.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Peter M wrote a review Aug 2019
Melbourne, Australia954 contributions242 helpful votes
This is at 31 Tankavaaranite close to the Gold Prospector Museum at 11 Tankavaarantie. This has accomodation in authentic wilderness cabins that reflect the simple living of the gold prospectors, and more modern apartments. There is also a Old Gold Prospector restaurant.
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Date of stay: June 2019
Room Tip: The apartments have more amentities,but the cabins reflect the old days
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lobstaluva wrote a review Jul 2019
Springfield, Massachusetts645 contributions376 helpful votes
This was basically a lunch stop while on the road but turned out to be quite interesting. Gold was actually discovered here in the 1930s by the Sami (Laplanders) so the site is set up like an old gold mining village with very rustic buildings. We got to try reindeer meat for the first time at their restaurant, we panned for gold, and visited their museum. The history of Finnish gold was well covered along with information about gold in over 20 other countries. There is also a mineral and stone collection. Something different to enjoy!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled
Kristiina wrote a review Mar 2019
16 contributions1 helpful vote
The cabins and area is very nice and cozy, theyre cute and the fireplace is a huge bonus. The aesthetic is very rustic and pleasant. The sauna was incredible, shared bathrooms and showers were clean enough. It is an excellent place to view the northern lights and to access the nearby Saariselkä area. The staff is incredibly friendly. Reindeer feeding was super fun and cute. The bar area could use some music and the food was, well, not amazing, especiallu considering the proice range. Also, the bar is only open until 9pm even though they advertise being open until 2am, which was a bit of a buzzkill, but not that big of a deal.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled
antiPATTYka wrote a review Jan 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates240 contributions51 helpful votes
The experience of living in #wilderness is just #unforgetable. Away from any distraction, city pressures, technology, noise and other stress. It was really relaxing, calming and mind blowing new ambiance for both of us. Everyone is just so friendly and helpful specially @munttu and the lady who went with us for #snowshoeing, always prepares our breakfast and made me a "sunny side up eggs" 🤣 Also special thanks to Marco for some complimentary blueberry vodka shots last Christmas eve. Thank you for such a magical white #finnish #Christmas experience in #lapland. @goldvillagelapland We hope to see you again soon 😍
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled
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Samantha B wrote a review Dec 2018
9 contributions10 helpful votes
Booked a 5 day trip for my son and daughters birthday. Not the usual holiday for us, but absolutely blew us away. We just so happened to be the only guests staying there at the time but it made no difference to us. Although there wasn't much to do in the area given the time of year, it didn't stop us having the most amazing time. Just a short bus ride away, at the ski resort, we managed to book a day out at the reindeer farm (which my daughter age 3 loved). We also took a walk to the gold museum and panned for gold. Lots of fantastic scenery and places to walk...the national park is not far away by foot at all. The wooden cabin was really nice and spacious. The fire pit was our saviour on the really cold nights. Separate toilet and shower block, which I thought would be a bit of an issue at first, but it was a stones throw away from our cabin so wasn't a problem. There was also a communal kitchen to use.. There is a supermarket at the ski resort which we used. Also there is an amazing restaurant on site.. A little pricey but totally worth it. Not a great deal of choice for a toddler, but Its to be expected really. All the staff were absolutely brilliant. Couldnt do enough for you and always had a smile for us. This place is the perfect spot to see the aroura, unfortunately we were not blessed with clear skies.. Which is a shame. We will defo be back tho... Possibly in the spring so we can go bear watching. Thank you to every one there for making our stay truely memorable
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tankavaara Gold Village
Which popular attractions are close to Tankavaara Gold Village?
Nearby attractions include Gold Prospector Museum (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tankavaara Gold Village?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Tankavaara Gold Village?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Tankavaara Gold Village?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Is Tankavaara Gold Village located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.2 km away from the centre of Tankavaara.
Are pets allowed at Tankavaara Gold Village?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tankavaara Gold Village?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Finnish.
Is Tankavaara Gold Village accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.