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Chill in This ‘Game of Thrones’ Ice Hotel

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Image credit: Lapland Hotels

Have watched Game of Thrones and wondered how cozy it would be to take a trip to the North in arctic temperatures? Wait no further, a new Game of Thrones themed hotel has opened in Kittilä, Finland.

You can now get the ultimate Westeros experience with the Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Located in the resort of Kittilä, about 125 miles above the Arctic Circle and 90 minutes from Helsinki.

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With the help of professional ice sculptors from different parts of the world, the destination—made up of 24 rooms, 10 of which are for guests staying overnight—features an ice figure related to the popular TV show based on George R.R. Martin’s book series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’.

Some attractions that can be spotted in the resort is the recreation of Braavos’ Hall of Faces and a replica of the Iron Throne, which is guarded by Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane’. Some ice sculptures featured is a White Walker, complete with glowing blue eyes, and as well as a menacing dragon-shaped ice slide.

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Guests are also treated to a guided tour inside the SnowVillage, a buffet breakfast in the log restaurant and a diploma to commemorate your stay.

In addition to all the intricate sculptures and artworks, with the SnowVillage covering an area of 20,000 sqm, the ice hotel comes with a fully functioning bar, chapel, and a cinema.

With temperatures reaching at least -5C inside, suites are equipped with high-quality thermal sleeping bags to keep the guests warm. Despite this, guest are still advised to stay no longer than a night in the hotel due to the icy conditions. Guests who wish to stay longer around the SnowVillage are very much welcome to stay in the nearby log cabins.

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