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Mary-Ann's Polarrigg

Skjaeringa | Postboks 17, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff was Great! Bring earplugs, the bowling alley corridor is noisy as people are moving about 24/7. I tried to walk as quietly as possible but to no avail. Shared showers are clean. I booked the tours and trips thru the hotel. There is a common area that has a television and games and a limited book shelf. It is... More

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Espoo, Finland
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14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had just the basic room, and it was really really simple. Reminded me of the school camp accommondation places when I was young. There was a bunk bed, a very old arm chair and a shelf in the room. The floors were plastic and the general appearance of the room was very cheap. The bathrooms were shared, breakfast would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a quirky place that is in the redone miners quarters in Longyearbyen. It is not a polished modern hotel. It fits in with its surroundings and feels like you are Spitsbergen.. It is spotlessly clean, and lots of local memorabilia around. I stayed in the lowest price single room one night outbound and one night on the return.... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Basic EXPENSIVE b&b.(breakfast not included in the price....) Basic rooms with communal bathrooms. Need to walk to the centre or take an unbelievable expensive taxi (if you have luggage or the weather is not the best) Nice decode to the communal spaces.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We spent one night here before we went on a cruise with G adventures. The airport bus dropped us off right at the gate and we found a long building with interesting decoration and a lovely bar. The rooms are small but very clean and warm. The location is very handy, only a few minutes walk into town. The people... More

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llanidloes
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is our third trip to Svalbard and our third stay at Mary Ann's Polariggen. Again we were made to feel very welcome, the rooms are warm and comfortable and the food great! The Thai food and Mary Ann's seafood dinner was fantastic. Also the breakfasts are very substantial and tasty. I would recommend anyone visiting Svalbard to stay here... More

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Oslo, Norge
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Bad service, no chanse to order extra after main order was taken by the personell. Try to get in contact whit the personal but they where other places. Food was ok but price in the upper level.The food was not ready on the same time and the steaks was mixed to those who have order well-done and those who have... More

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Abu Dhabi
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91 reviews 91 reviews
36 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

It is definitely a different place, but I guess so is Svalbard in general. The hotel consists of three separate wooden buildings which resembles a Cowboy town from the Far West days. The accomodation is simple but functional, although the rooms could have been a tad larger. The restaurant is well decorated. Don't expect big city modernity, Svalbard is not... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Small and cozzy place for overnighting in Longyearbyen. Not super cheap but you can save some money anyway,comparing to the prices at another places at Svalbard. We had very basic room with 2 bunk beds, I would say it was very little space for our suitecases and other stuff (like cloth and cosmetic). We thing we missed most of all... More

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Houston, Texas
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

When traveling in the arctic, you need to be prepared to make some changes to your regular lifestyle. Mary Ann's is a good place to start as it is definitely different from your average hotel. The first oddity is the way it is layed out. From reception, you turn right to reach one set of guest rooms or left and... More

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Address: Skjaeringa | Postboks 17, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Location: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
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Number of rooms: 41
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Mary-Ann's Polarrigg Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard

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