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Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen

4.0 of 5 Road 500, PO Box 554, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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den haag
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Entering the first time this hotel is a little shock. This is not 4 star, 2 maybe 3 star. Spots and holes in the carpet, and the room is not much better. A bathroom from 1960, damaged paintwork etc.. And still, the hotel has also has his good sides. It has a convenient location, the staf is very friendly and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will give 3 stars because I do not think this hotel deserves 2 or below for just my one experience. After being in Tromso and Svalbard for 2 weeks in the dark season you learn quickly plans change and schedules are very different. What we did NOT expect was to reserve this hotel and show up and find it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This oasis in the Arctic is a wonderful haven. The staff is great, the locals fun, good food and drink. Restaurant offers a great breakfast buffet and the Local Tastes dinner menu has offerings one doesn't encounter in most other places. Bar is cozy, bartenders know what they are doing. The rooms are comfortable and warm, as even summer tends... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotels are changing. They are told to be the home when away from home. To the plusses - a very friendly staff - very well heated - regardless storm and outside temperature. Tasty food in one of the restaurants - and - you are really in the middle of the largest place at Svalbard - Longyearbyen. Short distances - if... More 

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Marseille, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable hotel far in the north! Room was comfy and well furnished, bathroom had bathtub, what a treat! Breakfast buffet very good, Christmas buffet featuring Norwegian specialties. Staff very friendly and helpful to reserve activities.Located just at the beginning of the "downtown" strip so easy walking, even when -20°C. Definitely a place to return to for a summer trip with... More 

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Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first stayed here in December 2013 and fell in love with the place, so much so that I went back this December. The hotel is relatively small (around 90 rooms) but it generally to be considered the ‘best’ hotel in town, based upon it being a full service hotel, close to the centre of town and having the widest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 days over New Years Eve. This hotel is very convenient, you can book your days trips and outings at the reception and they even offer a warning call if there is Northern Lights to be seen! The staff is friendly and very helpfull. The hotel also offered us a place at the New Years Eve... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel in December 2014 during the Polar Night. The hotel is the 3rd stop on the Airport Bus. It drops you right outside the hotel and picks you up there as well. Check-in was quick and easy. The front desk staff were friendly and very knowledgeable. They seemed to know everything about all of the tours... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Hotel was very close to the Town ...a 5 minute walk across the road , the Town is very small so don't be worried about noise etc we had 3 really good sleeps there. The room was spacious and very clean. The bar was good but does get busy at weekend and there aren't many tables if you plan to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I had originally booked a room in the Spitsbergen Hotel on a hotel booking website, and was E-mailed to say that my booking had be transferred to the Radisson Blu Hotel, at the same price, as it was in the dark season. Hence the value was very good, and less than if I had made my original booking with the... More 

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Address: Road 500, PO Box 554, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Location: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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