Best Hotels in Paljakka Finland

The year-round ski resort of Paljakka is located in the central part of Finland. The nearest airport is Kayani. The distance is 70 km. Experienced tourists claim that it is here that the cleanest snow falls. The season begins in November and lasts until April. The rest of the time the tracks are supported by artificial snow cover. The resort has its own peculiarity – this is a toboggan track with a length of 1200 m. Learning to ride on Finnish sledges is held here.

Paljakka hotels are mainly comfortable cottages and villas. Inexpensive apartments are popular. All hotel complexes are located near the mountain slopes and the main slopes.

Hotel Paljakka

In the vicinity of the town of Kotila is one of the most attractive hotels of the resort – Hotel Paljakka. It is located in a natural area in close proximity to the main tourist routes. When booking rooms, the administrator offers two packages of convenient services:

  • include breakfast in the price;
  • include breakfast and access to the route of the Paljakka rover (a special type of leisure time on ATVs).

Rooms are standard rooms for 2 and 4 people. The hotel staff can organize the following types of outdoor activities:

  • snowshoeing after dark and during the daytime;
  • snowmobile safari;
  • construction of a snow needle;
  • excursion to the farm;
  • winter fat bike (cycling in the snow);
  • hiking with photographing the most beautiful places of Paljakka.

The hotel is located in an area remote from civilization. Oulu is a 2-hour drive away. To some, the hotel seems old-fashioned, and entertainment is not fun. If someone has a desire to go deep into the Finnish forests, then this place will be an excellent option.

«Asiointi oli sujuvaa. Varaaminen ja kaikki toimi hienosti. Huone oli siisti ja tilava” (Our check-in went smoothly. Booking and everything else worked perfectly. The room is neat and spacious, the staff is friendly) Tarja, Finland

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Paljakan Karhunpesä

The apartment is located in Kotila on the shores of a forest lake. The complex is a two-storey wooden houses with balconies and a separate exit from each room. The interior is decorated with wood, which is typical for Finnish village houses. The apartment has a sauna, a shared kitchen, a living room, a dining room and 3-4 bedrooms. Free parking is available on site. There is a grill and barbecue area. The picturesque surroundings have a leisurely rest. Here they fish, walk, ride bicycles and skis, there is equipment for water sports. Meals are organized independently. For cooking and eating has everything you need. The nearest bus stop is 350 metres away.

“The nearest town is 65 km. A children’s playground is built on the territory of the hotel, there is a sauna, a transfer is paid. You can not smoke and there is no free access to the Internet. There is a private stable nearby. The owners hold riding sessions.”

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Paljakka Mökit

The cottages are suitable for families. Groups of friends come here to spend weekends away from the city noise. Mini hotels are located in the town of Kotila. This apartment and holiday home are located. Meals are organized independently. For cooking there is all the necessary equipment and utensils. Here you can visit the fitness center, go fishing or explore the area through hiking trails. Nearby there is a river, on the bank of which there is a private beach area. It is available for cottage guests.

«Everything was perfect! We easily found the right address. The house was big enough and very comfortable. We liked the fireplace and all the rooms. Unfortunately, we spent there only one night, but we really didn’t want to go so early. This place is perfect for winter holidays! ❄️ Many thanks to host for such a good experience!»
(Everything was fine! We easily found the right address. The house was big enough and very comfortable. We liked the fireplace and all the rooms. Unfortunately we only spent one night there, but we really didn’t want to leave so early. This place is perfect for a winter holiday! ❄️ A big thank you to the host for such a good welcome!) Anastasia

The resort is at a decent distance from the nearest airport in Kayani (65-77 km). All paljakka hotels provide a shuttle service for an additional fee.

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Paljakka Villas

Comfortable villa with well-equipped rooms welcomes guests all year round. It offers deluxe and standard apartments with a sauna. The price tag is affordable. To the central part of the resort – 3 and a half kilometers. A café and a restaurant can be enjoyed in the surrounding area. A fitness centre is available on site. Service is available at an additional cost. The staff speaks several languages. Trails for hiking and cycling diverge from the villa, and a ski trail is laid here in winter.

«Hyvä parkkipaikka, asunto kokonaisuudessaan loistava. Aamupalat terassilla ja idea ruokahävikin vähentämisestä + toteuttamisesta iso plussa»
(Good parking and generally great apartment. Loved the breakfast on the terrace and the hosts’ idea of waste-free production. All uneaten food goes to feed the animals) Anneh, Finland

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Kotipaljakkaapartments are invited to spend their holidays in the lap of Finnish nature. It offers a picturesque view of the lake. Of the rooms, guests are offered accommodation in the attic, in apartments or studio apartments. As entertainment, you can walk along the surrounding paths, relax in the garden by the water, go skiing in winter. The ski slopes are about 1 km away.

«Maaliskuun lopulla valtavan paljon lunta, jota ei tänä vuonna (2020) ollut edes Suomen keskiosissa. Hyväkuntoiset hiiihtoladut ihan vieressä. Rauhallinen paikka, vaikka Paljakan hiihtokeskuskin on lähellä. Asunto on esteetön ja sopii myös liikuntarajoitteiselle ja esim useamman sukupolven yhteislomailuun. Vähän tylsä, mutta toimiva Ikea-kalustus ja -varustus. Kaksi erillistä makuuhuonetta, hyvät vuoteet neljälle + tarvittaessa olohuoneen vuodesohva kahdelle, myös vauvan matkasänky löytyy. Kohtuullisen tilava keittiö ja pöytää siirtämällä ruokailutilaa 6:lle»
(At the end of March, a huge amount of snow fell, which this year (2020) did not even exist in Central Finland. Next to the hotel there are well-groomed ski slopes. It is a peaceful place, although the ski resort of Paljakka is nearby. The apartment is spacious and suitable for people with disabilities or, for example, for a joint holiday of more than one generation. A little boring, but functional furniture and fittings Ikea. Two separate bedrooms, nice beds for four + living sofa bed for two, if necessary, you can find a cot. Spacious kitchen and table for 6 people) Lina, Finland

Mini hotels do not provide bed linen and towels. Information must be clarified at the time of booking or take a set of accessories with you.

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Another comfortable apartment with a private garden and a beach is located in Kotila on the shores of a forest lake. There is a restaurant on site, but guests prefer to cook their own meals. The kitchen is well equipped with appliances and utensils. During the day, guests can enjoy pleasant travel, walks, and their favorite sports. In the evening – a hot sauna and gatherings under the starry sky.

“Great location, view, cleanliness, silence” Sergey

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All hotels in Paljakka have rooms designed for any purse. There are few suites, but a large selection of apartments, studios and the possibility of spending the night in the attics.

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