It primarily offers accommodation for researchers, university students and seminar visitors. However, space permitting, other visitors are also welcome.
For bookings and enquiries, contact the station office. Please make your reservation as early as possible!
NB! Pets are not permitted on the station premises.
The Main Building was fully renovated in 2003. Most students and seminar visitors lodge there.
The Main Building additionally includes a two-bedroom apartment primarily intended for visitors with children. The apartment features:
The Eurola building is located in the station yard. Completed in 1964, it is the oldest construction in the station complex. Eurola offers a magnificent view directly over Lake Kilpisjärvi.
The Eurola building
The northern end of the Wallgren building, completed in 1973, is made up of three rooms that can lodge up to eleven visitors. The apartment complex includes a shared kitchenette and bathroom. All the rooms have bunk beds.
The Wallgren building was renovated in 1984.
The Kiekula farm, named after vole researcher Asko “Kieku” Kaikusalo, is situated one kilometre from the research station on the shore of Lake Kilpisjärvi. The farm includes the station’s boathouse and boat cove. It also hosts the facilities and equipment of the Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory.
Big wing (120 m2):
Small wing (a two-room apartment, 50–60 m2):
The northern end of the building includes laboratory facilities.
This log cabin was named after the founder of the station and is located 1.5 kilometres from the station along the road leading to Kilpisjärvi.
To book accommodation or a seminar, please contact the station office.
When booking accommodation, please observe the following:
You can pay for your accommodation at the station office by card or in cash. Please complete your payment no later than on the last weekday of your stay.