- Fabulously peacful retreat
- Accommodation comprises Traditional Hotel and River Hotel
- Restaurant Aanaar offers typical Lappish cusine and stunning river views
- Outdoor activity equipment hire
- Riverside sauna
Hotel Kultahovi in Inari, Finland
Traditional accommodation in a riverside setting
This peaceful retreat in the heart of the Lappish countryside is an ideal choice for anyone who loves the great outdoors. The Hotel Kultahovi in Inari comprises two separate buildings. The first is the Traditional Hotel, which was built in 1956 on the site of another hotel that was unfortunately destroyed in World War II. This building has recently undergone a revamp and offers 29 guestrooms featuring authentic Finnish style. The River Hotel is adjacent to the main building and is situated on the banks of the River Juutua. With 16 superior guestrooms, this section of the hotel is perfect for those who are seeking luxury.
Inari is a small town situated where the River Juutua flows into the enormous Lake Juutuanvuono in the far north of Finland. The area is within the region of Lapland that is inhabited by the Sámi people, whose traditions and customs are both intriguing and life affirming. Due to its northerly location, guests at the Hotel Kultahovi in Inari can experience the Midnight Sun during summertime or search for the Northern Lights if they stay during the winter months. The Hotel Kultahovi in Inari is easily reached from Ivalo Airport and the surrounding area lends itself to a whole host of outdoor pursuits, including fishing, canoeing, cycling and hiking in summer, and skiing, husky sledding and snowmobiling in the winter.
Whichever part of the Hotel Kultahovi in Inari guests stay at, everyone can look forward to eating at the Restaurant Aanaar. It boasts sensational views of the river and the food is equally as uline. Locally sourced ingredients such as reindeer, freshly caught salmon and berries are lovingly prepared by the hotel chefs to offer guests a taste of typical Lappish cuisine. Next to the restaurant is the Juutua Lounge, which overlooks the same picturesque landscape. There, guests can enjoy the warmth of the log fire and perhaps read a book from the hotel’s library. Various outdoor activities are available at the Hotel Kultahovi in Inari and some of the equipment can be hired from the front desk. After a day enjoying the outdoors, the riverside sauna is the ideal place to unwind.
- Car parking
- Credit cards accepted
- English speaking staff
- Front desk
- Luggage storage
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking throughout
- Other leisure facilities
- Public lounge
- Sun terrace
- Wi-Fi internet access in public areas
If you stay at the River Hotel, your superior guestroom will be furnished with rustic furniture that evokes the spirit of Lappish nature. All 16 guestrooms boast superb views of the river rapids and are accessed via their own balconies or patios. The best part of the guestrooms in this section of the Hotel Kultahovi in Inari is that they each have their own private sauna. The rooms at the Traditional Hotel also feature authentic décor, including beautiful hand-woven rugs, and they offer a calm and cosy retreat after a day spent outdoors. Some have a view of the river, while others overlook the picturesque courtyard. Whichever part of the Hotel Kultahovi in Inari they stay in, guests will find they have everything they need for an unforgettable activity holiday in Lapland.
- Accessible rooms
- Colour television (with satellite)
- Iron and ironing board
- Non-smoking rooms available
- Tea/coffee making facilities
- Wake-up-call service