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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as part of a package with Hetta Huskies, staying the night before and after our 5 day safari. This is a lovely family hotel. Excellent buffet breakfast & dinner. Clean rooms. Saunas. Cosy, relaxed atmosphere. Would love to return.

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Judy, thank you so much for your visit and great review! We would love to have you back some day and I am sure the huskies would too! :)

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The hotel was part of a package through Dreams of Lapland/Transun and we spent 3 nights/4 days there after having had a day trip cancelled. They upgraded us to the 3 night package so we were delighted - but didn't look at other hotels to compare in the area as it was all included in our trip. The hotel is...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Hei debbie & family! Thank you for your visit and the review! Like you we are happy that your day trip was cancelled :) It is nice to hear you enjoyed your holiday in TrueLapland and our familyhotel! Great that you took some time for a walk to the church, bakery.. Thank you for all and have a happy 2017!

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We booked a 3-night trip with Transun, I was travelling with family from the UK. The hotel was lovely, just as described, simple, homely, family-run. It was clean, warm and comfortable - the drying cupboard in the room was a god-send for the snow suits and boots - you could just hang them up while you went for lunch and...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! It made us happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in our familyhotel. I need to say that as you are travelling in a group you are given a good discount of your stay compared to our normal prices! :) You just have lots of other things like activities and flights included...

Blyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had a family holiday just prior to Christmas and stayed at this small family run hotel.The facilities were basic as you would expect but the hotel was clean and warm and Tiina at the reception was very helpful and friendly. The buffet style meals were average but this did not spoil the enjoyment of being at this well located...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Thank you Chris, for your visit and review! We are sorry to hear you were not happy with the reps of your travel agent. Thank you for the 4 stars and not giving us a bad review because of them. I wish you all the best for 2017 and warmly welcome you back to Enontekiö and Majatalo, individually! :)

Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had a fantastic time on our trip and a lot came down to the great hotel. The rooms were spacious for a family, with a mezzanine floor for the children. The bathroom was clean, with a shower/toilet/basin which was all we needed. Kettles are not provided in the rooms but you can request to borrow one from reception (which...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Sophie & the boys, thank you for your visit and such a nice and informational review! We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Lapland and our familyhotel. Petri, Tuula and the staff in the kitchen are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and I am happy you enjoyed the Irish coffee. :) I hope...

Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We have just returned from a new year stay here booked via transun,it is a lovely family run hotel which was spotless clean at all times. The rooms were very well laid out with the lovely inclusion of a drying cupboard for damp snow suits & boots. The hotel is ideally located for exploring the local area with plenty of...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Hei from TrueLapland! Thank you so much for your great review! We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in our familyhotel! We wish to see you again here some day! All the best for 2017!

Reviewed 31 December 2016

Just returned from the most amazing trip. We are a family of 5 and booked through Transun. Cannot fault this family run hotel which is just 10-15 minutes from the airport. It is warm, cosy and spotlessly clean. The rooms are lovely. We stayed full board and really enjoyed the food which is plentiful and varied. The hotel is situated...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Hayley, thank you for your visit and such a lovely review! This makes us so happy! We are happy that your holiday was succesful and would love to see you here again! Hopefully some day... :) Happy 2017 and greetings to your family!

Sidcup, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

10 of us stayed here for 5 days from 23 rd to 28th DECEMBER 2016.The rooms and complex were very clean .The food was very average . The lady that runs the hotel was fine .However the staff in the dining area were the most miserable people we have ever come across and sometimes being quite rude . All the...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear Nikki, thank you for your visit for four nights and five days in our familyhotel during Christmas 23. - 27.12.2016! It is nice to hear you were happy with some things and especially your activities and had an awesome holiday with your big family! On behalf of the staff in the dining room I have to say that you...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Just decided to look for this hotel as it has memories for me if the best ever holiday my family (2 adults and 2 kids 12 and 10) and I ever had, way back at Christmas 2009 through Transun Holidays, we arrived on 24th December and left on the 27th, everything from getting are warm suits to checking in, the...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Dear dickydoodaa, what a really nice surprise to get a review after so many years! :) You really have enjoyed your stay and are remembering it a lot as you wanted to share your thoughts here. We appreciate a lot for your good review! The children are not so young anymore.. :) We wish you all a Happy Christmas and...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stayed in the hotel for 2 nights, on the way to Northern Norway. There are 2 types of rooms, namely simple guestrooms with toilet/shower in the corridor, and hotel rooms incl toilet/shower. We stayed in the hotel room. Though the place doesn’t really feel like a hotel, more like a big family house. The hotel rooms are fairly big and...

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Tiina V, Owner at Hotel Hetan Majatalo, responded to this review

Hei Piiku, thank you for your visit and for the lovely and informational review. Welcome back soon!

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel HETAN MAJATALO is the newest hotel in the Real Lapland & Lapland's oldest family company in tourism. Hetan Majatalo has offered rest, peace and clean air to visitors ever since 1924 and is now into it's fourth generation.Hetan Majatalo began operating in the early 1920s. The present-day Hetan Majatalo consists of an old-time, traditional inn and a high-quality hotel with 27 spacious room for 2-6 persons. As a speciality most of the hotel rooms have a loft with a skylight window and sufficient space. Cosy lobby with an unique fire place and piano, two saunas, meeting room, Wlan and a public computer, little library, playgrounds in and out side, souvenir corner, well-equipped fitness room, waxing room for skis, little kitchen, loundry and a Lapp hut are at your disposal. Traditional and excellent Lappish and Finnish food in an idyllic dining room will make your holiday complete. Hetan Majatalo is situated right in the centre of the village of Hetta / Enontekio but at the same time right at the edge of the wilderness. Hetan Majatalo attracts for outdoor activities. Untouched wilderness, the Real Lapland, starts right from the hotel's yard - as well as the well-kept skiing tracks and hiking paths. To the vast Lappish surroundings of Hetta you get to visit also in the arranged trips. Idyllic nature, combined to a delicious outdoor lunch, comes close to you for example in a snowmobile adventure. Lots of activities await you in Hetta and guided tours begin from the hotel. Reindeer safaris and husky rides are a unique way to spend a day. Hetan Majatalo will help you plan and organise your safaris and other programs. Briefly, Hetan Majatalo is just what the doctor orders: Rest, peace and refreshment in original, cosy Lappish environment. Come and enjoy the Real Lapland! Personal service of the host family makes Majatalo different. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Hetan Majatalo

Address: PO Box 1 | Riekontie 8, Enontekio 99401, Finland
Region: Finland > Lapland > Enontekio
Price Range: $115 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Hetan Majatalo 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Family rooms with mezzanine level - kids loved sleeping up there!”
 of 5 bubbles 929debbieb, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms close to reception can sometimes connect to wifi which is available in the main reception areas.”
 of 5 bubbles 92hayleyd, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Each room has a drying cupboard so very useful. Bear in mind your room isn't cleaned everyday.”
 of 5 bubbles 842marlab, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good but family room more funky”
 of 5 bubbles 448laurence2448, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Family rooms are good for two adults and two small children”
 of 5 bubbles mykulcox, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
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