STF Kebnekaise Mountain station

Mountain top hiking and full service stay at Kebnekaise

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About the accommodation

The trip up to the STF Kebnekaise mountain station starts in Nikkaluokta, where the road ends and the wilderness begins. The mountain station lies 19 kilometres away in the barren mountain landscape of northern Lapland, at the foot of Sweden’s highest mountain. The cabin offers full service, with a restaurant and 220 comfortable beds.
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Kebnekaise is one of the entry ways to the Kungsleden trail, reached after a day’s walking to the west. Both Abisko and Saltoluokta can be reached along the Kungsleden in 4-7 days.

Those walking or skiing can enjoy a pleasant day trip here from Nikkaluokta, where the road ends. The mountain lodge has 190 beds in one main building and five annexes: Lillstugan, Tuolpa, Gorni, Liddo and Jägar’n.
Kebnekaise offers double rooms, twin rooms, 4-bed rooms or dormitory rooms.
The restaurant at Kebnekaise Mountain Lodge serves a breakfast buffet, lunch, a 2-course menu or you can choose Elsas dinner-in-a-box.
STF Kebnekaise is cash free. You can pre-pay your stay, but on site you can only pay by card.
Our shop sells groceries, sweets, clothing and souvenirs. The service building offers a kitchen, toilets, showers, saunas and drying rooms.

Sports and equipment hire
Our sports service has a wide range of skis, plus other outdoors and climbing equipment for hire. We also sell a selection of skiing and outdoors equipment. Our guides can help people to reach areas they could not get to by themselves.
Things to see and do
Sweden’s highest alpine landscape with day trips possible to several peaks over 2000m. Guided trips to the peak of Sweden’s highest mountain, climbing, glacier hikes, ski climbing and courses. Excellent excursion possibilities both in summer and winter.
From Kebnekaise, hiking trails stretch north towards Abisko (ca 5 days) and south to Saltoluokta (ca 4 days).
Conferences and groups
Year round on request, limited space in July-August. Conference venue and the possibility of hiring group rooms. Full conference equipment, including Internet connection. And of course we can offer a wide variety of activities. For more information and booking of conferences and groups, contact Kebnekaise Mountain Lodge by telephone on 00 46 980 550 00.

Our service

  • Restaurant

    Restaurant available. Opening hours may vary depending on season.

  • Guest kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. The kitchen is shared with other guests.

  • Shop

    Food and equipment for outdoor activities are sold in the shop. The range of goods differs from facility to facility.

  • Pets allowed

    Some rooms are available in which pets may accompany guests.

  • Sauna

    A sauna is available.

  • Rental of hiking equipment

    Equipment for outdoor activities is available for hire.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast is included in the room price/rate or can be purchased for an additional fee. Opening hours/selection may vary depending on season.

  • Ski rental

    Skiing equipment is available for hire.

  • Café

    A basic café service is available

  • Guides

    Guides are available for hire.

  • <1 km to marked trails

    Less than 1 kilometer to marked hiking trail.

  • Groups

    Group booking is available for a minimum of 10 people.

  • Conference

    Meeting-/conference rooms are available upon request.

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    Kebnekaise Fjällstation
    981 99 Kiruna

    Travel options
    To reach Kebnekaise directly, you first need to travel to Nikkaluokta, where the road ends. Nikkaluokta has daily bus connections to Kiruna. The journey by train and bus from Stockholm to Nikkaluokta takes roughly 19 hours.
    Flights to Kiruna are also available, however we advise guests to use train or bus as a first choice since air travel generally generates high greenhouse gas emissions per kilometre.
    Hiking/skiing from Nikkaluokta to Kebnekaise is 19 km. It is possible to arrange transport by boat/helicopter in the summer and snowmobile/tracked vehicle/dog sled in the winter with local transport companies.
    And don’t forget that you can also hike or ski to the lodge from the Kungsleden trail.


    N67.8680272°, E18.6203805°


    +46 101902330

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    STF Kebnekaise Mountain station

    Check-in and check-out times:

    Check in (from): 15:00
    Check out (to): 10:00

    Opening hours

    2 March – 23 April
    15 June – 17 September

    Number of beds

    100 >

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      Green key

      The accommodation fulfills strict sustainability criteria which are being monitored every year and demand constant improvements.

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      Sustainability pledge

      The accommodation has taken the STF Sustainability pledge on working sustainably in their daily operations and involve you as a guest.

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