Most frequently asked questions and answers
Yes, they are very warm and cosy with central heating and plenty of hot water. You can also relax and warm yourselves in front of the woodburner in the shared cosy room
Yes, all towels and bedding are provided.
We ask you to please leave things clean and tidy, but a full clean of the apartment at the end of your stay is included.
Yes, please can you place all plastic, glass, card/paper and cans into the re-cycling bin in your apartment. Please do not crush drink cans as they cannot be recycled so easily. We separate the different items. Please rinse cans, packaging if needed. Thank you.
Yes, all heating, water and electricity are included. Please can all guests rememebr to turn lights off when leaving the apartments, thank you.
Yes, free wi-fi is available throughout the property.
The small town of Övertorneå has a good range of shops and you can get pretty much whatever you need. Please note that most shops close at 5pm each day and all day Sundays. There are 2 supermarkets, the nearest (coop) is approximately 750m from The Friendly Moose and is open 7-11. Please remember that we can give you free transport for your shopping trip.
There is a Pizza restaurant, a daytime Coffee-shop serving lunches, a Fast-Fod Grill type take-away outlet and a bar/restaurant (pre-booking needed for diner) all within a few minutes walk. There are a small number of other more up-market dining options within 40 minutes drive.
We have a lovely-wheelchair accessible wood-fired sauna and a wood-fired hot-tub on our decking with lovely views across the river and of the night skies for Northern lights.
The cost is 500sek (50€) per use for the sauna and 500sek (50€) for the hot -tub.
Towels and robes are provided, if required.
Please note we do not have a hoist available for the hot-tub. The height of the rim is 44 cm so is a similar height to most wheelchairs which does make transfers a little easier and transfer sheet and assistance is available.
Please let us know if you need any further information.
Beers/cider below 3.5% alc can be purchased from supermarkets. Stronger beers, wines and spirits can be bought from the System Bolag (Off-Licence). Prices are suprisingly reasonable e.g. bottles of wine start from around £7.00.
Yes, for a few times in the year we can provide a guided service with transport where guests can stay with us here in Övertorneå and then we head North passing by Kiruna, Abisko and on into Norway. Please contact us directly to ask about this option.