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Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Road 500, PO Box 554, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is really good value for money and a great choice for a trip to Svalbard (albeit one of a small selection). We visited here in December 2013. The hotel is conveniently located a short (200 metres) walk from the main street of Longyearbyen and easily accessible on the airport bus. The hotel has all of the usual facilities... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to argue with reception to get the room type we booked through booking.com. The room was very basic for the money paid. The breakfast was good and the reception staff were helpful with local attraction queries.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a one bedroom flat in the side building, the room is quite basic, however it was warm and reasonably comfortable, the flat comes with kitchen. Breakfast is excellent, lots of local specialities, and plenty other choices. Had dinner in the restaurant, the cod was in season, on chef's recommendation, ordered the tasting menu, it was beautifully done. The hotel... More

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Naranja, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean rooms with kitchen and utensils, very convenient because eating out in Longyearbyen is very expensive. Friendly reception staff, checkin at 2pm was no problem...they even let you - if possible - checkout at 6pm. I do highly recommend this hotell.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Raddison Blue, Longyearbyen for one night as part of an explorer voyage package. On arrival we were allocated accommodation in the annex adjacent to the main hotel building. The sleeping accommodation consisted of a pull out sofa large enough for one, and a bunk bed in a separate room within the unit. Quality was lacking... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you visit Longyearbyen you are astounded by nature's palate. The hotel is centrally located and within walking distance from the shops, the museum and the Arctic terns' breeding area. The views from the dining room are simply spectacular. Staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean, warm (very important when visiting the Arctic) and adequately furnished. The food... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting hotel when you compare it with other Raddison Blue hotels throughout the work. We stayed in a Superior Room so I would say the basic are very basic but you need to remember that you are in the wilderness where the environment needs to come first. The rooms are very comfortable although a good lick of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Longyearbyen is not a resort destination - if you have that frame of mind the hotel is wonderful. I can see why people have mixed reviews of this location. Keeping in mind my title I would say that the pros of the hotel are as follows: a) the main lobby area and breakfast (food in general) are outstanding, b) the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't expect the same quality you get in City hotels (understandably). This being said, the rooms are tidy. warm and spacious. Given the location, the hotel is reasonable. This being a large hotel, they get a lot of cruise passengers in and out. Thus the hotel is busy and the lobby area is often noisy. The lobby also houses people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best hotel in town. It is near the center of town; great food options; nice little shop in case you forget something. The view of the main dining room is lovely. Breakfast was a plentiful buffet with good healthy choices. The rooms are small, but clean and comfortable. The staff was helpful and spoke English quite well.

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Address: Road 500, PO Box 554, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Location: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
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Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen 4*
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