THE famous Icehotel has reopened this year – and has 12 brand new rooms.
The Icehotel 33, in Lapland, is celebrating its 33rd anniversary, being the original Ice Hotel.
Having opened to guests last week, new images reveal the first look inside the rebuilt winter hotel.
The hotel is remade every year using snow and ice from the Torne River in Sweden, which opens every winter but melts back down by spring.
Taking six weeks to build, it stays at a chilly -5C.
Inside the hotel are twelve suites, including a deluxe suite in Icehotel 365 which remains open all year round.
This year’s hotel was created by 24 artists, including one British designer.
Robert Harding, from the UK, worked with Timsam Harding of Spain, to create the art suite Enclosed Space.
Rooms include themes such as a Japanese Garden, created by Natsuki and Shingo Saito from Japan and supersized mushrooms, created by Chris Pancoe and Peter Hargraves from Canada.
You can book three-night stays from £504, which includes two nights in warm accommodation at Icehotel 365 and one in an ice room in Icehotel 33, as well as breakfast every day.
Or you can upgrade to an ice suite from £586, as well as combine flight and hotel stays.
Also at the main hotel is an Icebar, cinema and exhibitions.
It may be the first ice hotel but there are lots of others around the world now if you can.
In Canada there is the Hotel de Glace which is thought to have inspired Frozen.
Back in 2014, the hotel even launched a Frozen Suite which was modelled on Anna and Elsa’s rooms.
We recently went to Lapland for a Christmas holiday – here is what you can expect.
If you don’t fancy going so far, you can head to Lapland UK instead although tickets have sold out for 2022.
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