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Our Facilities

A relaxing sauna

Whether you're traveling for business or leisure, alone or in group, the Hotel Bear Inn offers excellent accommodation facilities together with delicious local and international delicacies from our kitchen.
Our dining room is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and we prepare our meals with only the finest ingredients available.

Plan your next meeting or conference at the Hotel Bear Inn

Meeting Rooms

Northern Finland is an ideal location for a group seminar, meeting, or conference. Long days and the surrounding natural environment offer the ability for a combination of indoor instructional settings or facilitated seminars and discussions; and outdoor team building and exercise activities. The meeting rooms and conference facilities at Hotel Bear Inn are some of the finest in Northen Lapland, and our staff works hard to make sure that your event is a success.

Plan your Wedding at the Hotel Bear Inn


Weddings and honeymoons are popular in Lapland. Because of the beautiful surroundings, natural environment, and romantic beauty unlike few places in Western Europe, many people travel to Lapland to celebrate their wedding.

We can arrange wedding receptions, provide a wide range of transportion (how about a reindeer ride for the arrival for the bride and a skidoo for the groom!), and an authentic Lappish catering menu to impress your family and make your special day truly memorable.

Dinner and Drinks

Fish with Potatoes

Dining at the Hotel Bear Inn is nothing short of a treat!  Arrving at the hotel, you're welcome to relax in the lobby with a beer or cocktail from our bar before you make your way into the restaurant area.

We pride ourselves on serving some of the best Lappish and international cuisine in the region.

While our breakfast and lunch menus are both served buffet style, our dinner menu is custom tailored to meet you tastes.


For an idea, here's a sample selection from a recent menu:

Food and Dining at the Hotel Bear Inn

Fish with Potatoes

Lappish cuisine is one of the unique and treasured features of northern Finland. Our food is often prepared the way that in has been for ages, and the ingredients remain true to our culture and heritage.

Because of the occasional harsh environment, out ancestors relied on creativity and inginuity when creating meals, and this is still reflected on our dinner tables and menus today. The Hotel Bear Inn is no exception, and our menu boasts some of the best Lappish cuisine that can be found.


Start your day off right with a healthy, nutricious breakfast at the Hotel Bear Inn. 

Our breakfast is served 7.00 am-9.30 am, Mon-Fri and 8.00 am-10.30 on the weekend.

Breakfast is a traditional Lappish buffet which includes a selection of cold-cuts and Finnish cheese, warm dishes including porridge, bacon, and meatballs or sausages.  

We also provide local pies, a selection of breads, fruits, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and fresh juice.

Welcome to Hotel Bear Inn

Welcome to Hotel Bear Inn in Sodankyla Finland. Superbly located just off the main E4 road the Bear Inn is the premier hotel in Sodankyla, ideally positioned for tourism  and business alike or even as an overnight stop en route to Northern Finland.