Lapland Hotels SnowVillage has partnered with HBO Nordic to construct a Game of Thrones themed hotel made entirely of ice and snow. The ice hotel, which is located 200 kilometers above the Arctic Circle in the resort town of Kittilä, Finland, is home to 24 rooms, 10 of which are overnight suites. This year the entire hotel is Game of Thrones themed with rooms designed by sculptors from Russia, Poland, Latvia and Ukraine. The 18,000-square meter hotel is made with over 19 million kilograms of snow and 350,000 kilograms of ice. With temperatures reaching only 5 °C inside, guests are treated to high-quality thermal sleeping bags and are warmed with hot berry juice.
This years Game of Thrones theme features a life-sized Iron Throne complete with ice swords, a white walker with glowing blue eyes and the Braavosi Hall of Faces. Giant ice dragons adorn the hotel as Dire wolves made completely of ice watch over guests as they sleep. In addition to the Ice Hotel, the SnowVillage boasts a cinema, an Ice Restaurant, an arctic Bar, complete with glasses carved from ice, and even an Ice Chapel where guests can get married whilst being surrounded by icy furnishings. With rooms starting at $200 a night, travelers can choose to book either an overnight stay at the hotel or simply take a day trip to the SnowVillage. The SnowVillage is open until April 30, 2018 and is set to amaze and astound its lucky visitors.