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Spitsbergen Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   P.O. Box 500, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Longyearbyen
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bergen, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at the hotel during winter holidays and we got a nice room. The sevice was good and the food excellent, though dinner was a bit expensive. We stayed for five nights and enjoyed the city and trips to the surrounding areas. It is a good tradition to take off your shoes when entering the hotel. We did not... More

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite hotels. Everything is so immaculate. I stayed in the suite and everything was simply awesome and perfect. Hey, the lady manning the reception (her name was Mia, if I'm not wrong) was pleasant and bartender (a part-time magician) was kind of cute...

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Taarnby, Denmark
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for the first time on my first trip to Svalbard in March 2004,and I was very surprised by the good service and luxury this hotel has to offer!.And in August 2013,I saw that it was all still the same!. The rooms are classical furnitured,and on the walls you see historical photos. The rooms have great... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Lovely hotel Decor and food especially good. Staff generally work very hard to be helpful and provide an excellent standard of service. the hotel was warm and comfortable.Bus from the airport calls at the hotel and various trips can be arranged to be collected from the hotel entrance.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Finding such a lovely hotel in such a remote setting was a surprise. Decor and food especially good. Staff generally work very hard to be helpful and provide an excellent standard of service. Bus from the airport calls at the hotel and various trips can be arranged to be collected from the hotel entrance.

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Beaminster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We have just returned from a week long stay at The Spitsbergen. The hotel was warm and comfortable. the rooms were nicely furnished with everything we needed. The underfloor heating was particularly nice! Tv in the room had many channels to choose from,coffee machine and mini fridge restocked daily with chocolate bars. Breakfast was plentiful and catered for all tastes....bacon... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Spitsbergen Hotel, Longyearbyen Unexpected Luxury in the Arctic This hotel is situated on the island of Spitsbergen, in Norway’s Arctic Archipelago, Svalbard. It offers stunning views, free Wi-Fi and free afternoon waffles. Access to a relaxation area is also free. -------------------------------------- What to Do in Svalbard? Svalbard has only been open to tourists since the early 1990s. There is an... More

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Just one night prior to our expedition cruise and it was a good introduction to the Arctic. Nothing extraordinary about the room but it was very clean with a good bed and nice view towards the harbour. We enjoyed the stroll down to the “town” and back in light snow. It was fun to get out and walk around so... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We stayed at the Spitsbergen Hotel for one night on 25 June 2013 after our Arctic Expedition on M/S Expedition by G Adventures. The hotel was very clean because all the guests had to take out their shoes and wore their sandals or slippers or socks on the ground floor before walking up the staircase to the reception counter and... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I know central location is probably not the first you look for when you go to a remote place in the arctic region. But since Longyearbyen actually have a few shops and restaurants in some sort of a town center, you might want to be able to walk there. Rica Hotel Longyearbyen aka Spitsbergen Hotel aka Funken is 15-20 minute... More

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Also Known As:
Spitsbergen Hotel Longyearbyen, Svalbard
Address: P.O. Box 500, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
Location: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Longyearbyen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Spitsbergen Hotel 3.5*
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