You Don't Have to Wait for Winter Anymore to Stay in Sweden's Ice Hotel

You Don't Have to Wait for Winter Anymore to Stay in Sweden's Ice Hotel

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Tara Bellucci
Dec 4, 2016

Every year since 1989, ICEHOTEL in Sweden is rebuilt for the winter season. Ironically, thanks to the sun, there's a new set of permanent accommodations.

Located in the village of Jukkasjarvi, 200 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, ICEHOTEL 365 sits next to its more temporary counterpart. Thanks to solar-powered cooling technology, the newly opened location can operate year-round.

ICEHOTEL 365 has a cocktail bar, art-themed rooms, and even an ice church—all kept at -3 to -5 degrees Celsius (that's 23-27 degrees Fahrenheit). There's also a sauna onsite to warm yourself. If the cold's not your thing, it has some normal warm rooms, too.

h/t Inhabitat & Contemporist

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