Ice Hotel, Sweden

Where:
Kiruna and Stockholm, Sweden


Who:
120 guests, a client in the Painting & Decorating sector


When:
3 nights, December 2014

With accommodation at The Ice Hotel in Kiruna and The Grand Hotel in Stockholm. Day 1, and guests enjoy lunch on arrival followed by a tour of the Ice Hotel, complete with drinks in ice glasses. In the evening, guests were picked up with husky-pulled sleds and taken to a Sami-style village for dinner. Day 2: Following a morning conference, guests took part in an ice-sculpting competition and ‘Olympic’ snow games beside the Torne river. They also enjoyed a snow mobile tour over the lake, all before entertainment and dinner back at the hotel (with food served on plates made of ice). Day 3 and it’s Snowmobiling with a qualified guide before the flight to Stockholm. Following this, guests were taken by private boat to Winterviken (home of The Nobel Peace Prize and Alfred Nobel’s first factory). As an ABBA-themed night, guests were entertained by Sweden’s best tribute act, all whilst adorning their very own ABBA fancy dress (cue the lyrics “they couldn’t escape if they wanted to”). Day 4: A free morning and optional tour of Stockholm before travelling home.