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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed in the apartment style lodgings adjacent to the main and renovated hotel. I think the main hotel has nicer (newer rooms) but because we were travelling with kids, we booked the apartment which had a kitchen, fridge and 2 bedrooms. This served us well for the 4 days we spent there. The service was outstanding! We are vegetarian...

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

I arrived at 1AM in the morning - and the receptionist had my room key ready - check in took perhaps a minute - the key card contained all the information I required - wi-fi password, key code etc. My room was spacious, spotless and properly heated (pretty important for this part of the world) - the room and bathroom...

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Thank Will P
Gambrills, Maryland
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Beautiful and comfortable rooms, excellent buffet breakfast, but the service is what sets this hotel apart from others. We made a mistake on our airline reservation, which we did not figure out until we had checked out. The hotel staff went above and beyond to help us contact the airline (we had no phone), look up possible flights, and then...

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Thank Diane S
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed on either end of our kayaking expedition. Beautiful and very functional rooms, outstanding breakfast buffet. Great location. The best part, however, was when we realized we had made a mistake on our flight out of Svalbard, and had to rebook and stay an extra night. The hotel staff went above and beyond in helping us contact the airlines...

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Thank homesegelhorst
Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The hotel is located in the center of the town. You can access all sport by walking. Requested an early check-in which was granted which made my stay perfect. Room a new and clean. Would recommend staying there.

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Thank Alexandre H
Wallasey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We stayed for 4 nights and where extremely happy with our choice of Svalbard Hotel. We stayed in the annex across the street. Room was excellent. Breakfast area pleasant and breakfast board perfect to start off your day.The hotel is in the centre of the town next to most of the restaurants.

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Thank rob s
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great, modern hotel. The rooms are a decent size and have a big picture of a polar bear behind the bed, the bathroom is clean and decent in size too. Breakfast has quite a good selection and you can help yourself to tea and coffee all day in main reception (and chill out on their comfy chairs)....

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Thank Teamporsereturns
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016

well placed close to the centre of the town. Good rooms, only one criticism is that the room blinds weren't great for blocking out the sun. Very friendly staff and we were able o leave our luggage there after our cruise. Breakfast was ok.

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Thank AneleW
Reviewed 13 August 2016

After my flight was cancelled I needed an extra night and the Radisson was full, so I gave this independent a try. I'm glad I did, not least because it's substantially cheaper. Most notable is that everything is in excellent condition - unsurprising given that it was only completed in February. But it means for example that the shower pressure...

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Thank Graeme T
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Family trip to Svalbard in August. We booked two doubles and one Polar Bear Suite. The rooms are comfortable and modern, almost brand new, with an extremely good bed. The bathrooms are basic but complete, with bathtub and shower, this one a little bit narrow. Good restaurant for dinner and complete and good quality breakfast. The location of the hotel...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Polfareren Restaurant
Polfareren Restaurant
Cuisines: European, Contemporary, Scandinavian, Norwegian, French, Asian
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Svalbard Hotel consists of three separate buildings; The new main building, opened in February 2016, offers 22 double rooms inkl 2 handicap friendly rooms and 2 family rooms, 3 superior double rooms, 5 Delux double rooms and 1 Polar bear suite. The second building, located right across the street, is the previous main building with 17 double rooms, including 2 handicap-friendly rooms. This part of the hotel also offers conference facilities for small groups. In the new building, we have a wine bar with quality wines from all over the world, beer from the local Svalbard Brewery and the new Restaurant at Svalbard hotel offers a soup buffet-lunch, and an Asian-nordic inspired a la carte at night. The third building - Svalbard Lodge, offers 10 apartments located just about 50 meters from Svalbard hotel. The apartments have fully equipped kitchens, washing machine and all the necessities you might need for a longer stay or to live a normal family life on you vacation. Both the Hotel and Lodge are situated in the heart of Longyearbyen, only a few meters from various restaurants, bars, shopping center and souvenir shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Svalbard Hotel

Address: Postboks 538, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: $222 - $651 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Svalbard Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Good bar, try the Norwegian Sider!”
 of 5 bubbles 462eva, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room, 36 i believe, was supposed to be the best room for a view, however if you want a view, you should go when there is sun. Ha,Ha!”
 of 5 bubbles seechdog, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Polar Bear Suite!”
 of 5 bubbles SaltyHoney, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I was on the 2nd floor - very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Chitownchristmasgirl, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If noise can bother you, choose a room on the far end of the away from the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles bchalonergill, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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