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Fascinating Ice Hotels around the world that deserve a visit

Ice Hotel Holiday, Quebec, Canada, Hotel de Glace, Room view

Winter season were lovers for several years a new tourist attraction ticked winter: ice hotels. Besides offering a unique experience, these buildings impresses with their architecture and interior design. Discover below some of the most spectacular ice hotels worldwide!

1. Hotel de Glace in Quebec, Canada

Hotel de Glace is the first building of its kind in North America and has opened its doors on January 1, 2001. The hotel is frozen up every year near Quebec City, in the mountains Laurentina and tourist accommodation proposes 85 beds of ice, equipped with reindeer furs and covered with mattresses and sleeping bags heat.

Curious tourists who do not want to stay overnight at the Hotel de Glace, visit liking impressive edifice. In addition, the hotel also features a chapel where can be officiate weddings!


2. Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

Ice hotel in Jukkasjärvi is both the first building of its kind ever built in the world, and the largest (6,000 square meters). It was opened in December 1990 and built thereafter every year. Ice Hotel impresses with its architecture, designed every year by artists worldwide whose proposals are reviewed by a select jury.

Swedish hotel include a bar, a church, a large hall and rooms that can accommodate over 100 guests. Noteworthy is the furniture, carved from blocks of ice taken from the Torne River.


3. Sorrisniva Hotel in Alta, Norway

Sorrinsniva igloo hotel in Norway, the northernmost building of its kind in Europe, was built for the first time in 2000. Occupies an area of 2,000 square meters and includes 30 rooms and a wealth of ice sculptures, plus a chapel, a gallery and a bar where drinks are served in ice glasses.

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of Sorrinsniva hotel is that it is built respecting each year a different theme. The hotel can be visited for the amount of 150 Norwegian kroner.

4. Ice Hotel at Balea Lac

Romania is proud to turn an impressive ice hotel, built in Fagaras Mountains, near Lake Balea. The building is the first in Eastern Europe and offers guests accommodation in 10 rooms and 3 suites. The hotel also includes a bar and a restaurant, plus a church.