Our Story

Years ago, a local police officer in the village decided to start an inn Välimäen pub, which in 1995 became the Kalastajan Majatalo. Now the same place is Guossi. An arctic resort with services ranging from accommodation to restaurant and memorable activities.

Guossi – In the heart of the Land of Sámi

Great fishing places, breathtaking fell highlands of Utsjoki, and the wild peace of the wilderness wait for travelers in Karigasniemi. Nowadays Guossi is a family business in the heart of the land of Sámi and the best place to stay at the border of Norway. Guossi offers hotel rooms and cozy apartments. From the restaurant you will find traditional Lappish delicates as well as lunch and grill menus all made from local ingredients.

Fulfilling tastes in Karigasniemi

Dinner, lunch, and grill – all this can be found from Restaurant Guossi and legendary Hansabar. Come and taste the Lappish classic and other favourites.

Accommodation for all

When you are looking for accommodation in Karigasniemi, Guossi has everything you need. Luxurious hotel rooms, homy apartments and caravan-area as well as cozy cabin in the fells.

Arctic Activities

Arctiv activities from biking in the fells to hiking and fishing, all of this is available from Guossi resort. We offer guided tours and activities to the ones who want to roam alone.


Guossi is locted to Northern Lapland, in a beautiful Karigasniemi village in Utsjoki, that is a paradise for nature lovers.


To work for us?

As a Guossi staff, you can explore the arctic desert in winter and the green tundra in summer. This makes it easy to make your own day trips to Northern Norway by car.
Come and try Northern Lapland alongside by the work.

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Can you hear the arctic highlands calling?

Contact Guossi resort, if you want to experience the peace of wild wilderness. We make your arctic dreams come true.