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Ollintie 14, Akaslompolo 95970 Finland
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#4 of 21 Speciality lodging in Akaslompolo
Ylläshilla log cabin is a beautifully finished luxury log cabin in the heart of the Ylläs fell in the Finnish Lapland. The place is called Nilivaara and lies in the village of Akaslompolo. The cabin is ideal for families, but there is also plenty of room for various groups. Furthermore, you are welcome to bring your pet here. This cabin can accommodate a larger party and provides a perfect refuge to enjoy the activities in the area.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Ski In / Ski Out
Self-serve laundry
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Wander43646626377 wrote a review Jan 2019
Salisbury, United Kingdom1 contribution
We took our 3 boys and my parents for a week to Finland and rented Yllashilla Cottage two weeks before Christmas. The main aim was to meet Father Christmas but we wanted to experience everything else this part of the country had to offer too. Having spoken to other families we definitely lucked out by choosing this area as the Father Christmas excursion was beautifully real, nothing tacky or fake, not overcrowded (only 20 or so other people) no merchandising or flashing lights just a simple believable secret village which made my 11 year old believe again! Nicola, the owner of Yllashilla helped us out with all our questions, put us in touch with organisers of husky trips, cross country skiing lessons, snowboarding teachers, restaurants and everything else we were looking for. She couldn't have been more helpful. The cottage was picturesque in it's setting, warm and cosy and had everything we needed right down to a heated clothes dryer! We had hired a car and the supermarket and local restaurants were a 10 minute drive away and about a 40 minute walk. We were 7 people and there was plenty of space for more. We honestly had the best trip it was what you dream Christmas to be like! Although having cross country skied across the lake and through the woods I would imagine it is pretty stunning in summer too.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
Claire Mc wrote a review Dec 2018
6 contributions3 helpful votes
We spent 5 nights at Ylläshilla as a family of 10. It was a very comfortable cabin with everything we needed. We especially loved the Kota where we spent most nights round the fire, it was a great area for socialising. We were out most days but we had one day staying in and had lots of fun playing around on the sledges, fat bikes, we even got our skis and snowboards out. The neighbourhood is great, very quiet and pretty to look at. Leading up to the trip, Nicola couldn’t do enough to help us plan our trip to perfection, not something you usually find with a private rental. We’ll definitely be heading back to Ylläshilla at some point, we loved it.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
laurag212 wrote a review Dec 2018
Whitestone, New York3 contributions
This cottage was perfect for us. Warm and comfy. We couldn't have asked for more!!! Celebrated Mom's 80th birthday here with great fan fare with the family all from New York. Was delighted with the cabin. Shared many happy memories inside.
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Date of stay: March 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Rosie C wrote a review Apr 2018
Sherborne, United Kingdom179 contributions91 helpful votes
We absolutely loved our trip to Lapland. First time ever that far north. The log cabin fitted our two families perfectly. The beds were comfortable. The supermarket was a short distance away. The cabin was warm and cosy. We saw the Northern Lights and went reindeer sleighing. The ski slopes, which are only 5 minutes away, were quite empty which was perfect for learning to ski. We travelled to Akaslompolo by the sleeper train from Helsinki which was fun for all (quite the Orient Express but without the body). I would definitely recommend Yllashilla for future Lapland adventurers.
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Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Nicola G, Owner at Yllashilla Cottage
Responded 22 Apr 2018
Thank you Rosie I am so glad you had a wonderful time! Thank you for the lovely review.
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Geoff wrote a review Jan 2018
Salisbury, United Kingdom3 contributions
An unforgettable experience in Finnish Lapland. Charming cabin very close to skiing and the shops but on a quiet road. Stylish interior and well equipped kitchen. I highly recommend the Kota as part of the full Lappish experience.
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Date of stay: December 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Warm the padlock in your gloves for the shed when it is very cold!!!
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US$155 - US$465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Yllashilla Cottage
Which popular attractions are close to Yllashilla Cottage?
Nearby attractions include Yllas Ski Resort (2.2 km), Arctic Secrets (3.8 km), and Jemes Sport (6.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Yllashilla Cottage?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Is parking available at Yllashilla Cottage?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Yllashilla Cottage?
Conveniently located restaurants include Navettagalleria, Ravintola Rouhe, and Poro.
Are pets allowed at Yllashilla Cottage?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.