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Mary-Ann's Polarrigg

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Skjaeringa | Postboks 17, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Mary-Ann's Polarrigg
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Forestcat02 Cary, North Carolina
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were just there for the eclipse. Our room had a bunk bed and was quite small with shared bathrooms. The hotel had a great living area where you go and read and use the internet on our side. The other side had the restaurant and bar area. The tour we had included all meals at the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel for a night or 2, before and after a trekking on the snow. I must say this hotel is very hot :-) be sure, you will never be cold in this snowy destination, rather you'll be too warm when going to sleep. I particularly like the breakfast buffet, it has a good variety of things... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I went to Longyearbyen with my father sometime in March of 2010, this may not be of much help since it's been 5 years and TripAdvisor doesn't allow me to put a date older than April 2014, but I thought I'd share my experience. Not sure if there has been any renovations since but I remember that the bathrooms were... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Stayed here 3-6/3, 2015 and had a great stay. Good Food and Nice staff. Rooms were of normal standard and totally ok, no hotel standard though - which we didnt expect either :) Funny Place With both historical and creative interior. Great beds, great shower. Quiet Place for good sleep. Hair dryer and kettle was a plus, and daily cleaning.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you are traveling to Svalbard and Longyearbyen, then I can really recommend staying here. Mary Ann`s is a place with a lot of heart. Great service, nice rooms, friendly and helpfull staff makes this the place to stay in Longyearbyen.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This hotel is a low cost one. I paid aprox 800 euros for 4 nights and i took queen room. I was aspected to have a deluxe room with all facilities but what I found is that the room was so small , no wifi at all in the room , no TV , the bathroom is very small. This... More 

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Bohemia, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Amazing place on Svalbard. Atmosphere and interrior not to be forgotten. It's different and veeery special kind of place, so if you expect classic chain hotel - better take something else. We could feel real atmopshere of old Longyearbyen, cause place reminds a bit museum (many pictures, many stories, old school furniture and so on). Very nice and helpful staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

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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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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