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Rica Arctic Hotel Kirkenes in Norway

  • Surrounded by one of Europe's last untouched wilderness locations
  • Smartly appointed, modern hotel with fresh, light, comfortable rooms
  • Eco-friendly Swan certification
  • Arctic restaurant and bar offering locally sourced food
  • Indoor pool, sauna and solarium

A Modern Hotel with a Warm Welcome

All Rica hotels bear the mark of the ‘Swan’, which is testimony to their eco-friendly standards. Given that the Rica Arctic Hotel in Kirkenes is surrounded by one of the last untouched wildernesses in Europe, it is important that the hotel does nothing to disrupt the natural balance of the pristine environment that envelops it. The hotel also uses locally sourced food where possible, in a bid to support businesses nearby and to introduce the wonderful Norwegian cuisine to its esteemed guests. For those seeking the beauty of the Northern Lights and the wonder of the Kirkenes Snowhotel, the Rica Arctic is the perfect choice.

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Kirkenes is a medium-sized fjordside town, characterised by its colourful wooden houses and spectacular scenery. It is situated on Norway’s northern coast, very close to the border with Russia and also quite close to Finland, too. To the north, all that separates Kirkenes from the North Pole is the icy Barents Sea. The Rica Arctic Hotel in Kirkenes enjoys a central location within the town and is only a short stroll away from the seafront. Those that have come to visit the famous Snowhotel will find themselves in a very handy location when they stay at the Rica Arctic Hotel in Kirkenes.

Hotel Facilities

The Arctic Restaurant and Bar provides guests with an authentic taste of Norwegian cuisine. Expert chefs create culinary wonders using fine locally produced ingredients. Guest can enjoy meals there morning, noon and night, and it is also open at other times for snacks and drinks. Next to the restaurant is the Arctic Bar, which is the ideal place to relax and socialise in the evenings and share your day’s exploits with fellow guests. To feel truly pampered, guests at the Rica Arctic Hotel in Kirkenes can take advantage of the indoor pool, sauna and solarium.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Car parking
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Dinner
  • Fitness centre/gym
  • Gardens
  • Lift
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff (English spoken)
  • Pool indoor
  • Public lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Wi-Fi internet access in reception/public areas


The guestrooms at the Rica Arctic Hotel in Kirkenes are smartly appointed yet they exude a homely ambience. Large windows flood the rooms with light and artwork adorns the walls with depictions of Norway’s incredible scenery. Wall-mounted televisions give the guestrooms a modern touch, while the laminate floors and clean linens make the rooms look fresh and inviting. For pure comfort during your time in Kirkenes, we are certain that the Rica Arctic Hotel in Kirkenes will not disappoint.

      • Air conditioning
      • Accessible rooms
      • Clock/radio
      • Colour television (with satellite)
      • Complimentary toiletries
      • Desk
      • Hairdryer
      • Internet/Wi-Fi
      • Mini-bar
      • Non-smoking rooms
      • Pay-per-view movies
      • Tea/coffee making facilities
      • Telephone

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