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Gjestehuset 102 (Guest House 102)

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Nyben, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vantaa, Finland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice and clean hostel with amazing reseptionest Olena. She know everything about Svalbard. Where to go and what to do. She help us to rebooking our trips so and we got a lot of more time to hike and explore. Great place for living there. Ps. She likes apples :)

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Espoo, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The place itself is old miners cabin and it looks like that. Nothing special or fancy but works very well if you want place to sleep and make food by yourself. Little bit out of town but if you come to Svalbard you should be prepared to walk a lot anyways. Recepsonist Olena is the best. She will helop you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here the second time, the last one was in November, and it was great! We met a Ukrainian girl Olena, she was very helpful and friendly, actually because of her advice I returned with my boyfriend. Already from the beginning everything was spoiled by another desk-lady Jessica, seemed she was in a harry to go home or whatever.... More 

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Odense, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I normally stay in a hotel when traveling but because of the relatively high prices in Svalbard I chose to stay at this hostel. the idea of sharing a room with strangers was not too appealing but it happened to be nice to have company since I was otherwise on my own. The room was quite small but clean and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ended up staying 2 nights here in Longyearbyen and I had a great experience at the hotel. I got a room that I shared with two other people (a quad) and the price was about $35 US Dollars per night, which is a great deal in Svalbard. Other hotels are way more expensive in the area. The room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The cheapest and the best place to stay with reindeers as your neighbours. By the way, Olena Zhukova, is the best and the sweetest receptionist I have ever met! If I will visit Svalbard again, I will choose Gjestehuset 102. 5 out of 5

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

I stayed three nights in a four bed mixed gender dorm room. Two of the three nights I had the room to myself and the first night the other people were friendly and we got along well, so no complaints there. Two bunks and a basin in the room. Two complete bathrooms and two seperate loos in the hallway; I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My second visit to Svalbard and return to Gjesthus 102. The guesthouse is located about 20 minutes walk to the supermarket and museum. Nice room and comfortable beds on a 4 bed room for the 3 of us and shower rooms and toilets were always clean. Thankfully even being very busy the guest house was always quiet without any noise.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Beds are very cosy and the view was lovely yet paying for wifi was a bit of a downer. Showers/toilets were good and breakfast decent. Walk into town is nice yet bit annoying if doing it 4+ times a day. Did not get attacked by polar bears which is always good.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Despite confirming the dates of our stay on arrival, all belongings were removed from our room while we were out. No attempt was made to contact us prior to the above. Promises were made, and repeatedly broken. Communication between staff was poor. Reception staff were unhelpful, and not welcoming. The Guesthouse across the road (The Coal Miners Cabins) does better... More 

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