Björkliden Hotell Fjället
Hotell Fjället first opened its doors back in 1939 and it has just undergone a refurbishment to make it a superb 4 star ski hotel. Located half way up the main mountain it forms the heart of Björkliden Mountain Resort and is an excellent base.
At a Glance
Combine heli-skiing, Northern Lights hunting and gourmet food
As far as hotels in Swedish Lapland go this is of a very high standard with many little more than hostels
At just 10km further north from the Aurora Sky Station a trip to this specially built complex is easy and it claims an 83% chance of seeing the Northern Lights
If you stay at least three nights at Hotell Fjället, Kåppas Cabin Village or Solhyllan cabins you can exchange one of the nights for a night at Låktatjåkko Mountain Lodge for a supplement
Winter activities such as snow-shoeing, snow-mobiling and husky sledding are all possible almost from your doorstep
Enjoy the view of Torneträsk Lake from the hotel's Restaurant Lapporten.Scott Dunn team
Guests of the hotel can book their children into the Lemming Club, for all children aged 3-7 years, giving adults some down time or more time on the piste. Tuesdays & Fridays, 1 pm - 3 pmScott Dunn team
Björkliden's ski touring and heli-ski area is equivalent in size to half of Austria's accessible ski areas.Scott Dunn team
At Björkliden you have a choice of 6 different establishments to dine at. From hot coffee and chocolate with fresh cinnamon buns on piste to fine dining with a view at Restaurant Lapporten.Scott Dunn team
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In 1939 Hotell Fjället first opened its doors. Kåppas Cabin Village was added in 1971 & in 2012 came the luxurious Solhyllan cabins. All three together form Björkliden Mountain Resort, a myriad of accommodation choices nestled in the majestic mountains.
A trip North to Swedish Lapland's superb ski resort Björkliden won't disappoint. With a choice of three accommodation options - Hotell Fjället, Kåppas Cabin Village or the newly built log cabins Solhyllan you are spoiled for choice. And that is before you even consider the winter activity list or the chance of seeing the Aurora Borealis!
After an extensive renovation Hotell Fjället progressed to a 4 star property with a choice of double and family rooms on a B & B basis all decorated in classic ski chalet styles. The hotel lobby is warm and inviting with a wood fire and lots of deep armchairs.
Bar Rallaren is frequented by guests and thirsty skiers alike and Restaurant Lapporten serves up delicious local produce with a backdrop of incredible views of Torneträsk Lake.
The hotel houses a shop where winter equipment is available to rent or buy. In addition there is a playroom for children jam packed with toys, a sauna and a small gym.
While staying at the hotel, consider a truly unusual overnight trip to Sweden's highest mountain lodge, Låktatjåkko Mountain Lodge. The lodge is located 9 km further up the mountain from Björkliden so bedding down here really means you will sleep in the midst of the wilderness. The luxuries of Hotell Fjället though are not left behind with a sauna, gourmet food and a glowing fire all on offer. And of course you will be hard pressed to find somewhere as perfectly placed for Northern Lights viewing, with light pollution almost negligible.
The hotel features single, double and family rooms are decorated in a charming Alpine style. Rooms were recently refurbished in 2012 so they have a lovely fresh feel to them and there is Wi-Fi and a TV in all of them.
Features a double bed, work desk, armchair, bathroom with shower and WC.
Features twin beds, work desk, armchair and bathroom with shower and WC. SOme rooms have a chair bed to accommodate an extra person.
|Large Double Rooms||
These rooms sleep 2-4 with one divisible double bed and a sofa bed. There is also a work desk and armchair, bathroom with shower and WC.
Björkliden Mountain Resort attracts families every winter for skiing and winter activities and Hotel Fjället has its own inviting playroom for the little ones. Babysitting is available on request and ski kindergarten is bookable too.
The hotel's own Restaurant Lapporten serves up excellent fare made using locally sourced produce as far as possible and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Near the ski lifts is the Snöbaren open-air café where you can indulge in Swedish fika (coffee and cake) with the freshest cinnamon buns or the ever popular grilled hotdogs on offer.
Where to start? Björkliden is of course knows for its skiing having hosted the Swedish Championship in alpine skiing in 2010. The region around Björkliden has Scandinavia's best ski touring with more than 60 peaks ranging from easy orange touring to jet black alpine skiing expeditions and heli-skiing possibilities out the Alps in the shade.
Husky sledding, snow-mobiling and Northern Lights tour are all possible. In fact you can even combine them! Snow-shoeing and even snow golf are on offer. Another trip worth considering is the one to Kåppasjåkka cave, one of Sweden's longest cave systems adorned with 1000'2 of stalagmites and stalactites.
Location & Directions
Björkliden Solhyllan Cabins, Kåppas Cabin Village and Hotel Fjället are located a 1-hour 30-minute drive from Kiruna Airport at the edge of lake Torneträsk.
When to go
The best time to visit this area is Winter when the myriad winter activities are all on offer and excellent piste and heli-skiing are also possible.