'Game of Thrones'-inspired ice hotel opens in Finland's Lapland


For those who aren't bothered by the cold, you can visit the hotel for about £13 and if you want to stay for the night, you'll have to fork out around £147 which is the starting price.

That's because Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Finland is channeling its inner "North" this season and in partnership with HBO Nordic, has rolled out a Game of Thrones-themed Ice Hotel.

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In a complex spanning over 20,000 metres, Thrones fans can kick back in hotel rooms, a restaurant, a bar, and a wedding chapel that are all made from a staggering 20 million kilos of snow and 350,000 kilos of natural ice. People can take a day trip to see the hotel for $US18, but it costs at least $US200 per night to stay there.

After seven seasons of "Game of Thrones", fans have become accustomed to the somewhat tradition that every year, a season of the hit HBO television series would be aired. One of the ice sculptures built into the suites is a fearsome looking White Walker.

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There's also a dragon-shaped ice slide, an icy replica of the Iron Throne, guarded by The Mountain that Rides, sigils of the great Westerosi houses on the walls, and a reconstruction of the Braavosi Hall of Faces.

For the fearless souls who don't mind sleeping in a room that's roughly 23 °F (with temperatures outside reaching 10 °F), an overnight stay starts at $200. A number of non-ice buildings make the Village more habitable for warm-blooded folks.

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What do you think about the Game of Thrones ice hotel? But you should probably hurry, because summer is coming, and this attraction will only be open until April 8. Let us know in the comment section below!