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Check Out the Ice Hotel That Pays Homage to ‘Game of Thrones’

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One hotel embraced fans love of the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones,” based on the novels by George R. R. Martin, by crafting a space featuring familiar sights from the show entirely out of snow and ice. The hotel consists of 24 rooms, 10 of which are guest suites, with each space featuring a theme from the series.

The hotel is located as a resort of Kittila, located in Lapland, Finland, which gives visitors an opportunity to experience Westeros in a unique way.

Professional ice sculptors from across the globe came in to make it possible, and temperatures are kept near 23 degrees F to ensure the integrity of the designs, according to a report by CNN.

The guest suites do accommodate overnight guests and high-quality thermal sleeping bags, as well as a hot juice beverage in the morning, are provided to help keep visitors comfortable.

It is recommended that guests only stay in one of the themed rooms for a single night, though additional log cabins rooms are available for those who wish to prolong their stay.

Some of the features of the hotel include a replica of the famed Iron Throne, including Gregor “The Mountain” Clegan standing guard, a Hall of Faces reminiscent of the scene at Braavos, and a White Walker staring menacingly into one of the guest suites.

For those who would like to experience the hotel but wish to stay in warmer accommodations, tours through the 20,000 square meter facility are also available.

Visitors can enjoy a drink served in glasses carved out of ice at the artic bar, a restaurant with dining furniture carved from frozen blocks, a cinema, and a chapel.

While the ice hotel at SnowVillage has been a resort feature since 2000, this is the first year that a “Game of Thrones” theme was used.

Those who wish to visit or stay in the hotel still have time to do so, as the facility is set to remain open until April 30, 2018.