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By Leon Collier - 4 min read

7 eco-friendly places to stay in Finland

Finland is one of the countries that have a robust culture of sustainability. So, you’re surely going to have a good range of responsible and sustainable options to pick from if you are looking for hostels, cabins, and apartments in the country.

Globally, the hospitality industry has grown in the last few years, and this growth is evident in the sustainable approach that the industry is adopting in many countries. Finland is one of those countries where the sustainable approach is widely accepted. So, if you are pro-green Earth and are on a visit to Finland, you can’t lack options on places to stay.

This article discusses some of the most beautiful hotels you will find in Finland that are also certified as eco-friendly and sustainable.

1. Ollero Eco Lodge

This hotel is located in Rovaniemi, a few kilometers from Santa Claus Village and Arktikum Science Center, and offers river views. It is a beachfront property with access to free WiFi, private parking, and a terrace. The holiday home has a living room with a flat-screen TV, three bedrooms with three bathrooms (shower and hairdryer), a kitchen with kettle and dishwasher. The area offers guests a private beach and the possibility of hiking.

This accommodation space is always spotlessly clean, and you will get everything that you need. The hosts look after the place well, and you will feel welcome at this accommodation. It is only 10 minutes’ drive from Rovaniemi, so it is still close enough to the city even though it is a little secluded. The cozy building, cool igloo, unique sauna, excellent hosts, and sustainable concept makes it a fantastic choice.

2. Naali Lodge

This hotel is located in Posio. It offers a garden view, and apart from the accommodation, it also provides a restaurant, shared lounge, a terrace, ski-to-door access, etc. The customers can also use the private parking and WiFi for free. This hotel gives a gluten-free or vegetarian breakfast. The sauna facility is available for all guests to use at any time. Fishing and skiing are activities you can engage in nearby, and the site has a ski storage space and equipment rental service should you need them.

The rooms in this hotel are very spacious, comfortable, and are decorated to taste. Toilets and showers are shared within three rooms. The bed is comfortable with decorations and beautiful linen. The facility is always spotlessly clean.

3. Sunday Morning Resort

This eco-friendly resort has a restaurant, bar, fitness center, and a shared lounge. Guests at Sunday Morning Resort enjoy the facility with its private beach, ski storage space, a terrace, and a garden. This hotel also has family rooms to accommodate guests on a family trip. Every room in the hotel has a wardrobe, a private bathroom, and a flat-screen TV.

Guests at this resort are also served a continental breakfast. It also has a sauna which is available for all guests. It is located in an area known for skiing and hiking, and the resort offers guests ski equipment hire if they decide to ski.

4. Hotel Klaus K

This hotel is located close to the Esplanadi shopping district with a unique design and free gym access. All the rooms in this hotel have luxury beds, LCD TVs, and WiFi. The rooms are soundproof, and Kalevala, the epic Finnish poem, inspires the decors. Some of the rooms have bathtubs with a good view of the bustling city center of Helsinki. The Restaurant Toscanini offers exquisite Tuscan wines and Italian cuisine.

Tram numbers 6 and 3 directly stop outside the hotel and provide easy access to the city. The plush rooms offer flat-screen TVs, minibars, DVD players, and free WiFi. The four rooms are designed individually by modern artists, and the rooms have loft bedrooms, rooftop terraces, and mood lighting suites. There is a complimentary breakfast buffet. In addition, the hotel has a cocktail bar and a rooftop terrace.

5. Arctic TreeHouse Hotel

This eco-friendly hotel is located close to SantaPark, offering accommodations within Rovaniemi. It has suites for guests to enjoy some of the best views of the forest around the hotel, as well as the Northern lights. The site also offers free WiFi and private parking.

The rooms have Nordic design decorations, with tea and coffee facilities and a flat-screen TV. The rooms also have private bathrooms with showers, toiletries, and a hairdryer. The property also has a gift shop, concierge service and offers 24-hour front desk service. You can go to the bar for a drink or to the restaurant for a meal. The staff is always on the grounds and available to provide information about a visit to SantaPark, Finnish sauna, reindeer farm tours, and husky safaris!

6. Pyhä Igloos

This eco-friendly hotel offers an exclusive experience to guests. It embraces the Nordic nature and the northern lights with the wilderness flowing through glass ceilings, and this view can be admired from the electric adjustable bed. The outdoor hot tub, jacuzzi, and sauna are going to make your stay memorable. This hotel is designed and fully equipped with Finnish classics. There, you can be sure to enjoy exceptional services and activities in the area across all seasons.

7. Sallatunturin Tuvat

This hotel offers a unique experience that you will not forget! The authentic taste experience at the restaurant is incredible, coupled with the lively nightlife you’ll get enjoy at the Papaya Pupi. The Arctic Circle safaris are some of the most exciting experiences you will have there or anywhere else in the world.

The environmental, social, cultural, and economic sustainability of these eco-friendly hotels makes them stand out. We promise you’ll love these places and if you do visit them, don’t forget to recommend them to your friends via the TWISPER app.

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About the author

Leon Collier is a blogger and academic writer from the UK who works with Nerdy writers and the top essay writing service UK. He likes trying new subjects and is always focused on proving his worth in new and challenging writing areas. His hobby is playing tabletop games with his friends. You can reach him via Twitter @LeonCollier12.