Ice Hotel
July 10, 2004 2:37 PM   Subscribe

The Ice Hotel, a working 5,000 square metre hotel made entirely of 30,000 tons of snow and 4,000 tons of ice.
posted by bluedaniel (12 comments total)
The atmosphere was rather chilly. Actually, I can't seem to get 'in.' To what Nordic deity do you have to sacrifice in order to enter the site?
posted by moonbird at 2:43 PM on July 10, 2004

Argh, popup site. Go here.
posted by brownpau at 2:57 PM on July 10, 2004

Or no, here for English. Sorry.
posted by brownpau at 2:58 PM on July 10, 2004

I've slept in it a few years ago, you get a diploma the next day, and served hot bluberry drink in the morning. advice: don't forget to visit the loo before going to bed, you don't want to wake up in need of the loo.
posted by dabitch at 3:04 PM on July 10, 2004

To what Nordic deity do you have to sacrifice in order to enter the site?

Oh, that would be this one.
posted by soundofsuburbia at 3:09 PM on July 10, 2004

wheres the post police?
posted by Satapher at 3:25 PM on July 10, 2004

The link works fine for me in firefox...???
posted by dabitch at 3:26 PM on July 10, 2004

That bad, eh satapher?

I'd wondered of pop-ups, with ye old Google blocker sounding like a great goose gun peppering the enemy.

db, you've been there, I thought it perhaps a parody site at first. This place is for real?
posted by bluedaniel at 3:30 PM on July 10, 2004

dabitch: Really? Not for me it doesn't.

Although, as I'm kind of a train wreck right now, I probably should shut up... Everything I say turns out to be wrong and stupid... One of these days...

On preview: It's real, allright!
posted by soundofsuburbia at 3:34 PM on July 10, 2004

See what I mean? I'm off to bed.
posted by soundofsuburbia at 3:35 PM on July 10, 2004

It's very real, and well worth a visit. There's one in Canada somewhere too these days. Natti natti soundsofsuburbia.
posted by dabitch at 4:11 PM on July 10, 2004

There's an ice hotel near Quebec City in season. Used to be in the park near the Chutes de Montmorency - I saw it a couple of winters ago, but they were charging for a look inside so none of us bothered to go in. It's still being built yearly a little further away from the city. The frozen waterfall's more interesting to look at and walk around than a building made of ice, but then I never tried sleeping in it.
posted by zadcat at 9:10 PM on July 10, 2004

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