Photo courtesy of Ice Hotel, Photo by Asaf Kliger
It is, quite literally, the world’s coolest hotel. Each year the Ice Hotel is built with blocks of ice from the Torne River, then it melts, and is rebuilt to a new, even more dramatic design. It offers visitors a memorable—though not necessarily comfortable—experience, though the bragging rights and Instagram likes may make up for the challenge of sleeping in a room that is below freezing. It’s in the far north, located 125 miles inside the Arctic Circle, but if you want just a taste of the experience without having to make the long trek up to Kiruna, you can always go for a quick drink at Stockholm’s Icebar.
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Marknadsvägen 63, 981 91 Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
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