Sweden’s Floating Arctic Bath Hotel Is Now Accepting Reservations

Reservations just opened for Arctic Bath—a hotel and wellness retreat in the middle of the frigid Lule River.

Set in Harads, in northern Sweden’s scenic countryside, Arctic Bath is a remote getaway with a spa, hot and cold baths, saunas, shops, and a restaurant. In the ever-sunny summer months, the entire hotel floats upon the water’s surface. In the winter, the structure locks in place upon the frozen river, providing an ideal platform for stargazing.

The circular hotel is centered around an enclosed soaking tub, letting guests view the open sky at all times of the year.

The circular hotel is centered around an enclosed soaking tub that allows guests to view the open sky at all times of the year. 

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The rooms showcase Scandinavian design with simple luxury.

The simple, luxurious rooms showcase Scandinavian design. 

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The hotel just announced the availability of February 2020 reservations for its 12 accommodations. Half sit inside the floating rotunda, and the other six are landlocked cabins that lay only paces from the hotel’s dock. The rooms feature skylights, wood-burning stoves, and sleek, Scandinavian design.

The slanted, on-land cabins grant immediate access to the natural surroundings, and are close enough to the hotel to enjoy its offerings.

The slanted, on-land cabins grant immediate access to the natural surroundings. They’re sited close enough to the hotel to access its amenities.

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