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Milan, Italy
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there in December 2014: definitely low season, and they were restructuring the place. All in all, a cozy environment, with friendly and laid back staff. As confortable as a hostel can be, and, maybe more important, the cheapest place in Longyearbyen. Recommented, and the fact that it's outside the centre is a pro: it's easier to be alone at... More 

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Good morning, We thank you for the feedback and invite you to check the result of the reconstruction. You are very welcome to visit us again and enjoy the Northern lights, they are fantastic this winter. Olena More 

Southern Norway, Norway
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite an unexpected evacuation for avalanche, we found useful help from the staff to find a new accomodation, new activities and we got our money back on time. Therefore we cannot comment the quality of room as we didnt get in :D A big thx to Olena :)

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the feedback. Sometimes we cannot predict the weather and the plans of the management, but we hope that the replacement was nice and suitable. We hope that you will have time to come back to Longyearbyen one more time and enjoy your staying with us. Olena More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Guest House 102 for three nights and it was one of the best guesthouses I have stayed in the last 10 years for its value. The shared rooms and bathrooms are always kept clean, the included breakfast has great variety of choices, the staffs are so friendly and helpful, they even went out of their way to... More 

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Hello Emerald, Thanks God you are safe and have a chance to write on Tripadvisor :) Thank you for the positive feedback, we are trying to keep the form still. And of course if you come again, please stay with us we will fix everything for you, as usual :) Hope to see you soon! Olena More 

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Guesthouse is very nice and pleasant. Breakfests are various containing local food, especially cheese, and many kinds of beverages. It was a very pleasant staying near mountains, local deer was walking around, so you can observe them from the window.

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Thank you, Radek for the feedback and time. You are welcome back in April to drive a scooter, the best offer is guaranteed as usual, right now you can see the northern lights just outside the window, it is magnificent. Olena More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Getting up 6 hours before my flight, then travelling 28 1/2 hours (without the skill of sleeping on a plane) ensured I was eager to find a bed. The bus from the airport took me practically to the door of the guesthouse. Then up the stairs I went. The staff. These people are fantastic. Really helpful, happy - cannot fault... More 

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback, let us say we are trained to smile and help :) Even if the guests are tired we would be helpful to feel them comfortably and relaxed. We are under changing the things inside and we hope that soon the sleeping quality will be even better. Welcome to Svalbard again :) Olena More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

For me its a perfect place; simple, clean, cosy, quiet, not expensive, with a nice breakfast included, internet, acceptable amount of people and part of the history of the city. Also they have all the variety of the Svalbard local beer. If you enjoy walking alone and you don't have a weapon, like me, this is one of the best... More 

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Guesthouse102, Resepsjonssjef at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear Paulina, thank you so much for your rate and so many positive words! We are waiting for you next year ;) Olena More 

Soest, Utrecht, Netherlands
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56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

If you don't expect the comfort of a real hotel, if you don't mind amateurs cooking your dish, if you don't mind to stay outside the town, than this is the place to be. After all, you'll experience Spitsbergen!

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

We thank you for such a low rate, but it looks like you are writing about another place, we do not serve any meals on Gjestehuset 102, only cold breakfast. Olena More 

Paris, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We booked a double room which was nice, clean and comfortable. All the hostel is very clean, especially bathrooms. The staff is friendly and helpful. You can also do your laundry for 200NOK. Just on the other side of the street there is a bar where you can get drinks or meals. We enjoyed our stay and we recommend Guesthouse... More 

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice feedback. Olena More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Everything you need is guesthouse 102 !!rooms are clean ,the breakfast is perfect and you ll find there all the informations you need for a good stay .the staff is perfect specialy Janet (very friendly,nice and always smiling )and Olena( the most beautifull name and the most beautifull eyes of spitzberg) very professionnal ,always there for help you . No... More 

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Cedrik, that is fantastic, thank you so much for the feedback and compliments. Olena More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Location is good value for money. Though a bit located outside the city center (approx 2 km / 20 min walk) it is easy reachable. Thereby a taxi is fixed within minutes as well, costs about 110nok from the center. Breakfast is good as well, enough choice and constant supply of fresh product. We got help at the reception to... More 

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Peter, welcome, and thank you for staying with us, welcome back! OLena More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guesthouse 102 is a budget accommodation located in Nybyen, about 2 km from the center of Longyearcity. From 1946 till 2001 the guesthouse was the home of the minors. In 1999 barrack 102 became a Guesthouse 102. The Guesthouse 102 has 61 beds (single rooms, double rooms and 4 person quads). We offer lodging with character, casual atmosphere, history and soul. The standard is simple but pleasant «Welcome to Guesthouse 102, your home away from home». ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guest House 102

Address: Nybyen | pb 163, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: $92 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guest House 102 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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Gjestehuset 102 (Guest House 102) Hotel Longyearbyen
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“Take a double”
 of 5 bubbles tanger0n, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are small, hostel-style, but comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles K2019ZNpeterp, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back and on the south side of the building are slightly quieter”
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 of 5 bubbles Stertz, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room closest to the kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles dpeccia, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The twin/double rooms are only a bit more expensive than a dorm for 2 people and good value”
 of 5 bubbles K3239EAlauraw, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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