Hotel SØMA Ilulissat


Make yourself at home in Ilulissat and find all of the necessary information about your stay.

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Welcome to Ilulissat!

On this page you can find all of the necessary information about our breakfast, reception services or transportation. We are always ready to help you at the reception. 



The reception is open from 07:00 until 10:00. You can call the duty phone by pressing the button at the door phone to the right of the main entrance or by calling the hotel at +299 94 40 02.

Free Wifi is available in every Hotel SØMA. The password is noted on the wall to the right of the reception.

Keep an eye on the local weather conditions, so you can plan your outdoor activities accordingly. Visit to see the latest weather update and forecast.

Whether you are here to explore the stunning icefjord, go whale watching, or see the northern lights, knowing the weather will make your stay even more enjoyable. If you need any assistance or have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask our friendly staff. 

At Hotel SØMA your arctic adventure starts even before you step out of the door. Did you come to explore Ilulissat and its famous icefjord? Contact our reception or click below to read more about our popular Icefjord expedition or other tours available in the area.  

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Breakfast is included in your stay and the buffet is served in the café from 07:00 – 09:30.

Please note that check out is no later than 10:00.

It is possible to arrange free transport to the airport or the harbour. Just let us know at the reception latest the day before your departure.

Keep an eye on your flight schedules here

Your room will be freshened up every day and cleaned every third day. If you wish to choose a more climate friendly stay, please hang the “Saving a piece of Greenland” card on your door.

Small cozy hotel with personal service

¨I visited Hotel Søma in connection with a tour of Greenland. It is a lovely hotel with plenty of personal service and hospitality from the sweetest staff. The hotel’s profits go to diaconal work in the maritime sector.¨

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Join our arctic adventures in their Greenlandic wilderness. Follow us on social media for lots of tour inspirations, breathtaking videos and updates from our arctic life. You are also welcome to tag @hotelsoma_gl and share your adventures under #apieceofgreenland

About Hotel SØMA

Hotel SØMA is one of Greenland’s largest hotel chains with four hotels spread across the western coast, in Nuuk, Sisimiut, Aasiaat and Ilulissat. Together, the hotels provide more than 150 hotel rooms, large meeting facilities and over 50 tours and activities.

The hotel group was established in Greenland in 1969 and known until recently as “Sømandshjemmet” (“The Seaman’s Home”). In 2021, it was renamed “Hotel SØMA”, reflecting an extensive redevelopment including thorough renovations. The interior design is Nordic, with decor characterized by Greenlandic culture, nature, and history.

For more than 50 years, our hotels have been a cornerstone of maritime welfare work in Greenland, working closely with local communities. Christian values such as compassion and equality still make the foundation of all hotel activities. Our hotels remain 100 % not-for-profit which means that all profit is directed to welfare programs among seafarers,  fishermen and the local communities.

As a measure of our ongoing support, the popular cafeterias at each hotel continue to operate under the name “Sømandshjemmet”. Here, many locals meet for social events and to enjoy decent meals at affordable prices.

Photo by:
Mads Phil, Visit Greenland

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