Gielas Hotel, Saariselka

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Accommodation
Half Board
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Gielas Hotel

  • Village centre: 250m

    Nearest ski bus stop: outside the hotel


Overview - hotel description - Gielas Hotel description

The luxury Gielas Hotel offers highly recommended deluxe rooms and junior suites, which are located in the deluxe wing of the Tunturi Hotel. The Gielas building offers it's own fireside lounge, bar and a la carte restaurant. The whole property enjoys a peaceful setting, just 250m from the village centre and a few steps to the cross-country ski tracks. The Tunturi main building, with the main reception and restaurant, is a wonderfully atmospheric hotel with cosy wood-panelled public areas and good food. Tunturi Hotel is only 100m from the Gielas and the ski bus stops outside.

This hotel can also be booked as part of our 'Muotka 2-Centre Adventure'.


Facilities - Gielas Hotel features

  • 3 Restaurants (in main Hotel Tunturi building)
  • Fireside bar
  • Pub in main Hotel Tunturi building
  • Lappish Kota
  • Music and dancing most nights in the main building
  • Massage (pay locally)
  • Ski waxing room
  • Saunas
  • Guest PC and WI-FI (Free) in Lobby lounge
  • Free WI-FI in all hotel rooms and suites

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

  • No. of rooms: 96
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 3

Annexes

All rooms are located in the Gielas Wing of the Hotel Tunturi, approx. 100m from the main building.

Rooms

All of the deluxe Gielas Hotel rooms have a balcony, free Wi-Fi, drying closest, safe, bath, sauna, shower, WC, flat screen TV (pay movies), telephone, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, fridge and a hair dryer. Gielas Hotel guests have breakfast in their own hotel and take dinner in the main building of the Tunturi Hotel.

  • Superior Twin Room (C4) , sleeping 2-4 people. Having twin beds, and 2 single sofa beds for 3-4 person occupancy.
  • Deluxe Twin Room , sleeping 2-4 people, include a private sauna, hairdryer, television, coffee/tea/cocoa set, kettle, refrigerator and free WiFi. For the period 23.2 – 14.3 all guests booking a Superior room in Gielas Hotel will receive a complimentary compulsory upgrade to a more expensive Deluxe Room in the Kontio building (due to Gielas being unavailable to all private bookings at that time).
  • Junior Suite (D4), sleeping 2-4 people, having the same facilities as detailed above
  • Single Superior Room (E1) is sole occupancy of the twin room (C4) therefore features all the same facilities
  • Lift accessible: No
  • Lift serves all floors: No
  • Access ramp: No

Meals - food and drink in Gielas Hotel

  • Gielas Hotel guests have an extensive hot and cold buffet breakfast in the Gielas wing
  • Good 3 course buffet dinner with choice of 3 main courses (including vegetarian option), choice of 2 desserts, soup, and a salad buffet.
  • All evening meals are served in the Hotel Tunturi's main building, approx. 100m from the Gielas building.
  • New Year gala dinner and dance included
  • Any specific dietary requirements should be notified at time of booking.
  • Distance to nearest restaurant serving dinner outside of property:

    At Tunturi main hotel building, approx. 100m away (3 star property)

  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Casual

  • Breakfast service:

    Buffet (taken in the Gielas building)

  • Lunch service:

    Not included

  • Dinner service:

    Buffet (taken in the Tunturi main building approx. 100m away, 3 star property)

Board basis options available

  • Half Board

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarians
We update Gielas Hotel's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - hotel dates & departure airports - Gielas Hotel dates & departure airports

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Sun 28 Nov 202128/11/21
Sold Out 
Sun 05 Dec 202105/12/21
£1548£1348Special OfferDeal
Sun 12 Dec 202112/12/21
£1758£1608Special OfferDeal
Sun 19 Dec 202119/12/21
£1928£1908Special OfferDeal
Sun 26 Dec 202126/12/21
£1858£1628Special OfferDeal
Sun 02 Jan 202202/01/22
£1208£1018Special OfferDeal
Sun 09 Jan 202209/01/22
£1018£978Special OfferDeal
Sun 16 Jan 202216/01/22
£958£879Special OfferDeal
Sun 23 Jan 202223/01/22
£978£928Special OfferDeal
Sun 30 Jan 202230/01/22
£1038£978Special OfferDeal
Sun 06 Feb 202206/02/22
£1088£1068Special OfferDeal
Sun 13 Feb 202213/02/22
£1538£1518Special OfferDeal
Sun 20 Feb 202220/02/22
available Manchester, Bristol
Sun 04 Dec 202204/12/22
£1529Special OfferDeal
Sun 11 Dec 202211/12/22
£1609Special OfferDeal
Sun 18 Dec 202218/12/22
available Manchester, Bristol
Mon 26 Dec 202226/12/22
available Manchester, Bristol
Sun 01 Jan 202301/01/23
£1129Special OfferDeal
Sun 08 Jan 202308/01/23
£949Special OfferDeal
Sun 15 Jan 202315/01/23
£959Special OfferDeal
Sun 22 Jan 202322/01/23
£929Special OfferDeal
Sun 29 Jan 202329/01/23
£999Special OfferDeal
Sun 05 Feb 202305/02/23
£1139
Sun 12 Feb 202312/02/23
£1349
This package holiday to Gielas Hotel in Saariselka, Finland / Lapland departs Sunday 26th December 2021, for a 7 night stay on a "half board" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.
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Resort - about Saariselka - about holidays in Saariselka - about ski holidays in Saariselka - about ski holidays in Saariselka Finland / Lapland

Urho Kekkonen National Park Easy skiing Local cuisine

As well as being a popular place for panning, Saariselkä is a goldmine of winter wonderland activities. With a stunning national park on your doorstep, you can explore the snowy surroundings on foot, skis, snowmobile or even reindeer before coming home to your cosy cabin or hotel.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Meet Santa Northern Lights Off-slope activities

Saariselka webcam

Snow Report: Top cm, Bottom cm

Snow Forecast: cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 27cm

Saariselka trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Ivalo32 km, 30 mins
Region:Northern Lapland, Finland
First opened:1970s

Saariselka lift pass price last reported as 200€ (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Gielas Hotel.
Night skiing: Yes
Saariselka has N, E, W facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing November - May.

Town altitude: 265m
Top of slopes: 438m
Bottom of piste: 260m
Vertical drop: 180m
Total length of trails:10km
Longest piste:1.3km
Europe’s northernmost ski resort, Saariselkä is 250km up from the Arctic Circle, not far from the Russian border. One of the main resorts in Lapland – the legendary home of Father Christmas – it has snow-sure skiing, a Christmas-card-esque village and heaps of festive activities all in one place. The village itself is surrounded by forest and full of winter wonderland charm, with its own little chapel, some shops and restaurants and accommodation ranging from spa hotels to traditional log cabins. Everythin...
Spread across the Iisakkipää and Kaunispää fells, the ski area is modestly-sized, with 6 ski lifts taking you up to 15 slopes. The bus is quite regular and does drop-offs at the top of the slopes and the base. From the base, one chairlift takes you to the top of Kaunispää (the rest of the lifts are T bars). All pistes take you back to the same part of the valley, where you’ll find campfires and cafés to warm up and rebuild your energy stores. This isn’t a challenging ski area and the slopes would best...
With only 15 slopes, this isn’t meant to be a resort where the sole focus is skiing and there are tonnes of other activities to fill up the week. Snowmobiling, reindeer and husky safaris really are as fun as they look and all are a great way to enjoy the surroundings. For something a bit different, try your hand at ice fishing or follow one of the more well-trodden snowshoe route. Even better, 15 minutes away by road is Santa’s resort, Kakslauttanen for a once in a lifetime meeting with the man himself. Fro...

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