Every year, since 1990, during the months of October and November, when rivers begin to freeze in Jukkasjärvi, a village in Northern Sweden, an ice hotel is resurrected. This ice hotel resurrection attracts roughly 50,000 visitors from all over the wold every year. The ICEHOTEL, as it is literally named, is made of about “1,000 tonnes of Torne River water (turned into ice) and 30,000 tons of “snice”, a mixture of snow and ice that strengthens the structure. “
Each year new artists and designers are invited to give the hotel a unique artistic architecture and sense of style. In other words, you can expect for it to be different every year.
The temperatures inside this ICEHOTEL range between 16 and 23 degrees Fahrenheit, a bit chilly if you ask me.
Worth the price for a stay? You decide, check out innards of this pretty COOL structure.
Construction begins when is cold enough to erect the structure.
Each year the hotel is given a different look by a new artists/designers/carvers.
Did we mentioned that for $231,000 dollars you can get a couture suite.
Everything is made of ice, minor things like between comforters are actually made from fur.
This ICEHOTEL is actually copyrighted. Meaning is a protected work of art under Sweden’s copyright act.