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Hotel info

Welcome to the Arctic Hilltop Boutique Hotel Iso-Syöte! Open hours, cleaning, recycling and parking info and useful contact information


  • Reception 8-22. Please note that third floor with the reception and restaurant is closed at night.
  • Check-in for rooms and suites is at 15-22 and for cottages at 16-22.
  • Check-out is at 8-12.
  • If you wish to check out before 8, please inform reception the previous evening before 21.
  • If your arrival is later than 22, please contact the reception before 21. 
  • There are no services available during the night. Maintenance emergency (24h) tel. 0440-823400.

Restaurant Hilltop

  • Restaurant Hilltop’s breakfast buffet 8-10.30
  • Cafe Hilltop 10.30-18.00
  • A la Carte 16-21.00
  • Bar 9-22

Arctic Spa 9-21

Bike Rent 10-18

  • Open from June 8th until October 5th 2024

Free Wi-Fi – no password


  • Day cleaning in the rooms Monday-Saturday and in the suites daily. Change of linen once during a week stay.
  • Cottage rate includes final cleaning but not washing dishes. Extra fee for washing dishes 35€. One set of linen included. Changing towels for cottages at the reception – one change during the week for free, and extra changes for 5€ /towel.
  • Kelo Cottages: Garbage bags can be left inside the small storage at the terrace.
  • Fell Top Cottages: Garbage and recycling pins are next to T1B cottage.
  • No smoking in the rooms, the suites, the suites’ balconies or cottages. For smoking on the balcony we charge 50€ and for smoking in the room we charge an extra cleaning fee of 400€. For a false fire alarm caused by smoking or such we charge the expences caused (starting from 800€).


Recycling info


  • Free parking for hotel guests. Also car heating plugs with a timer are available, but not pre-bookable.
  • Four Oomi electric car charging points. Charging an electric car from any other plug is not allowed.
  • The car heating plug for Kelo Cottages is on the cottage terrace and requires an extension of about 5 meters

Emergency 112

Airpor transfer services

Tel. +358 40 569 0732 / Gerralda Gilles


+358 400 600 976 / Syötteen Taksipalvelut

Getting to Iso-Syöte and moving in the area

Taxis and buses

Ski Resort Iso-Syöte

  • Tel  +358 201 476 471
  • Ski Resort Iso-Syöte open hours and prices
  • Ski school:

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Easy to reach

Hotel Iso-Syöte is located in the southern border of Lapland, on the top of the southernmost fell in Finland. The hotel is within easy reach by car or via Oulu, Kuusamo or Rovaniemi airports.

We’ll gladly arrange your airport transfer to get to Iso-Syöte – please contact for more information!
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