Themed ice hotel opens in northern Lapland

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Good news for "Game of Thrones" fans who enjoy freezing their butts off: You can now book a stay at a frigid "Ice Hotel" that even a hardened wildling from the Frostfangs might find a little too chilly.

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The incredible joint is located in Finnish Lapland which is north of the Arctic circle, and can be reached from the capital, Helsinki, which is a 90-minute flight away. There's a White Walker complete with glowing blue eyes, a Hall of Faces straight out of Braavos, an all-ice Iron Throne, and a Viserion-esque ice dragon that holds court in an ice bar. High-quality thermal sleeping bags are on hand, as well as hot berry juice in the morning, to ensure guests stay toasty as they experience life beyond the Wall.

Although it is advised that the guests should spend a maximum of just one night at the hotel because of the chilling icy conditions, however, there are more warm log cabins present if any guest wishes to prolong their stay duration at the SnowVillage.

The SnowVillage covers the area of about twenty thousand square meters.

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Each year, around 20 million kilos of snow and 350 000 kilos of crystal clear natural ice are used to build the Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, almost 200km above the Arctic Circle in Kittilä.

Aside from the hotel, other activities and features of the SnowVillage include reindeer and husky rides, snowmobile safaris, ice movie theater, ice bar, and ice restaurant that serves up local fare like reindeer and arctic char.

The entry costs are of eighteen dollars, while the tour with a guide costs around seventy-eight dollars for a group comprising of thirty or fewer people.

The SnowVillage, which launched in December, is open until April 30, 2018, with rooms at the snow hotel starting at $200.

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