Update 22 Mar 2020
The reception of Saariselkä Booking is closed do to the state of emergency in Finland. Sales office is open as usual. We will not take any new accommodation bookings to period 27 Mar 2020 – 10 May 2020.
Arriving guests will pick up the keys from the entrance hall of the reception using the reception door code. If You don’t have the door code please call to Saariselkä Booking.
The keys should be returned to the red box outside of the reception.
Saariselkä Booking sends information for picking up the keys / check-in to each guest with the confirmation of the booking. This information you can also find at the description page of your accommodation.
In most cases the check-in is at the Saariselkä Booking reception. Saariselkä Booking location and contact info
To make your check-in easier, you can fill in the Passanger Card beforehand and return it latest when picking up the keys. The Form is on the top of the page.
Check-in is from 4 pm (16:00) on the day of arrival. It is possible to get the keys earlier if the cabin / apartment is cleaned after the previous guests and ready for the check-in.
Guests will recieve 2 keys (regardless of the number of the guests) and will be provided with a map to the destination.
We trust that you will treat the property as your own.
Every cottage and apartment has the service person, whom you can contact at any time if you have any questions or notice concerning the equipment and/or condition of your accommodation. The service person’s phone number can be found from the first page of the Cabin Book. Please contact the service immediately, so that any problem can be solved right away. Complaints made later will not be taken into account. Booking terms, complaints
At the cabin you will find:
At the cabin you won’t find:
Check your invoice to find what is included in the rental price, usually those are linen, towels, end-of-stay clean and wood for the fireplace. If something is missing, please do cotact immediatly the cabin service person.
Useful information during your stay at the resort
Saariselkä Booking on-call service: +358 40 521 2571. We will be glad to help you on phone in case of emergency even outside our opening hours (no sales services). But in case guests will need the person on duty to come to the reception or accommodation for a reason brought on by a lodger (i.e. key lost or other reason), an hourly compensation of 50 €/h will be charged, on Sundays and holidays 100 €/h. The fee must be paid immediately in cash.
Before checking out
• If any furniture etc. was moved inside the apartment, please return it on the place where it was on arrival.
• Close all windows and doors. Switch off the lights.
• The cleaner would appreciate if you take the garbage to the can outside and put the dishwasher on.
There are recycling points in the crossroads of Saariseläntie and Jokostie (in front of Supermarket Kuukkeli). There you’ll find trash bins for paper, glass, metal and assorted wastes.
Check-out is at noon (12:00) on the day of departure. The guest should check-out and return the keys latest at 12:00 to the Saariselkä Booking’s reception or into the red mail box on the outside wall of the reception.
If the key is lost, we will charge the real expenses (min. 400 €).
Luggage room is at the reception of Saariselkä Booking. Reception is open
The following description of average prevailing weather conditions can change yearly and can vary regionally and locally.
Month: Average temp. in °C day (night) / Average day light in hours / Average snow depth in cm
In winter time the temperature often drops 20 degrees Celsius below zero and even less. Be sure to wear warm and dry clothes. During very cold weather your skin will be better protected without creams (those which contain water) and if you avoid washing your face before going outside.
Winter clothing what clients get from safari company: overall, mittens, balaclava, hat, socks and boots.
What clients should bring with them is:
1. layer: warm thermal long sleeve and long leg underwear and socks (merino wool is best next to your skin)
2. layer: sweater (wool or fleece) and sweatpants
3. layer: fleece jacket
It’s best to have several layers and avoid cotton.