Hotel Vartiosaari

Hotel Vartiosaari

The Aurora Island

All our rooms have a river views with beautiful forests surrounding the water: nature is at your doorstep every day of the year. Away from the city lights, this island is a great place to wait for the Northern Lights!

About the rooms

The island has beds for up to 36 people in 11 rooms decorated in Finnish design classics.

Our superior hotel rooms – decorated in individual timeless Scandinavian style and famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto’s design furniture – feature river views, spacious 35 sq.m rooms with own entrance, coffee maker and tea kettle, free wi-fi, 90 cm wide beds as well as bathrooms with wc, shower and complimentary toiletries and bathrobes. Three of our rooms have a private sauna. For other rooms, use of hotel sauna is included in the room rate. Our two Standard Rooms (22 sq.m) are located on the second floor, with a small cosy loft facing the Northern sky: a wonderful spot to cuddle up to wait for the Aurora Borealis!

Breakfast is included in all room rates.

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Room Facilities

2 x Standard Twin Rooms (2 persons)
1 x Superior Twin Room (2 persons + 1 pull-out bed)
5 x Superior Twin Rooms with loft (2 persons + 2 persons on open loft)
2 x Superior Double Room with loft and own sauna (2 persons + 2 persons on the open loft)
1 x Superior Double Room with own sauna (2 persons + 1 pull-out bed)
TOTAL 11 Rooms for 36 persons (+ extra beds)

The basic amenities of all room types are

  • Kettle and capsule coffee maker
  • Minibar
  • Free wi-fi and TV
  • Adjustable heating
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower and wc
  • Iron at request

Complimentary fruits, snacks and refreshments are available in the Restaurant building.
Our 24/7 on-call reception is at your service via the call-button at the Reception building.


Your Private Island Experience

Choose an unforgettable location for your arctic escape; wether it is a meeting, conference, incentive trip or a family getaway. Our main building can be adjusted to suit a variety of functions and group sizes.You can also spice up your stay with outdoor activities. Restaurant Kota caters for groups large and small with delicious dishes. Maximum group size 50 people.