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Isfjord Radio

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Copenhagen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to svalbard you have to stay here. Not only is the surroundings very nice but the it has been renovated in the most cool way. Its done with quality in mind and at the same time meant to be different. We were greeted outside the place with warm drinks and a short presentation of the place, clearly...

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IsfjordRadio1, Manager at Isfjord Radio, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed Your stay here With us at Isfjord Radio! And that you felt so at home, that is the feeling we are striving for. We hope to see you again in the near future! Best regards, Malin Station Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic restaurant for food and service in a very isolated place. You can look forward to the welcome drink served by Alicia on the scooter parking!!!! I guarantee that you will remember your stay for ever

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IsfjordRadio1, Manager at Isfjord Radio, responded to this review

Thank you so much for Your kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed Your stay here With us. Alicia says hi! We look forward to seeing you back in the Arctic. Best regards, Malin

Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night after a long day of riding on the snowmobile. When we arrived they served us a homemade apple cider. We were so cold thus the hot beverage felt really good! The rooms are very clean but they don't have own sanitary. The showers and toilets are in common use down the corridor but they...

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IsfjordRadio1, Manager at Isfjord Radio, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for your kind review! We are very glad that you had such a nice stay here at Isfjord Radio. Staying at the end of the world but with all the home comforts is definitely the way we want our guests to feel at this beautiful destination, we are very happy that you experienced it that...

Reviewed September 28, 2016

We went by snowmobiles to this beautiful place. The hotel looks old and not that "updated" on the outside, but the inside is an experiance. The rooms are modern and inspired by the history of this old radio station. The food is excelent and the hospitality of the service personell makes this place well worth the money!

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IsfjordRadio, General Manager at Isfjord Radio, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, very appreciated! We look forward to welcome you back at another occasion!

Bronxville, New York, USA
Reviewed May 31, 2016

If you are looking for a trip to the end of the earth then this is it. We started at Basecamp hotel in Longyearbyen were our guide, Marte, met us in the lobby. She then took us to the Basecamp office where they keep the snowmobiles and other gear. Once everyone was outfitted with snowmobile suits and a snowmobile off...

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IsfjordRadio, General Manager at Isfjord Radio, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback, we are glad to hear that you were satisfied with Isfjord Radio, Marte as a guide and the experience driving snowmobile. We wish you welcome back at another occasion!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We spent a night as Isfjord Radio as part of a 2 day snowmobile tour. We had originally wanted to stay on the ship in the ice, but as it is not running this year we went with Isfjord Radio. I was worried that it wouldn't be as interesting, I was very wrong! Absolutely lovely little place that has been...

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed April 3, 2016

After a successful trip to Basecamp Masai Mara, we followed up with a visit to Basecamp Spitsbergen. We were again amazed by the experience. Two families spent two nights in Longyearbyen, and then one night at Isfjord Radio after a thrilling snowmobile ride. Isfjord radio is something completely different, and both adults and children realised how fortunate we were to...

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Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Amazing location in the middle of nowhere with breath taking views!! People are lovely n friendly. Delicious food in a nice n warm station, nice and decorate inside with cosy sofas, great for a nap after a long journey through the cold weather n snow storms. Definitely recommended this place great for a night stop with cosy n warm rooms....

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Reviewed March 8, 2016

My friend and I were the first visitors there this winter. Staff was very attentive and Chef Johnny prepared one of the, if not the best, 4 course meal I have ever eaten anywhere in the world. Really nice accommodations and a surprisingly beautiful and nice library and lounge area.

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Reviewed September 12, 2015

A trip to Isfjord radio is something unique and unforgettable. I have been twice here, the first time on Snow Mobile and the secon by inflatable rib boat. Obviously snow mobile is ony possible in winter and visa versa with the boat. Winter better!. Greast location, service, food and it`s nice and warm. We stayed in the old lodge and...

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  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated about 90 km west from Longyearbyen you can find our hotel Isfjord Radio. After a gratifying day of gliding over the glaciers, mountains, and frozen fjords by dogsled or snowmobile, or by an open boat safari across the Arctic Ocean, you’re home. This 1933 built solitude outpost for radio operators doesn’t look like much from the outside. As you enter, though, you’ll discover a different world. The contrast between the surrounding rough coastal landscape and the modern luxury hotel inside is a sight to behold. It is easy to forget where you are, but a quick dip in the Arctic Ocean will bring you back. Later in the evening, as you lay on your bed surrounded by the Arctic silence, you realize that it has been one of the best days of your life. Isfjord Radio is part of Basecamp Explorer Spitsbergen, which operates day trips and expeditions from Basecamp Hotel and Trapper’s Station to Nordenskiold Lodge and Isfjord Radio. ... more   less 

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Address: Isfjord | PO.BOX 316, 9171, Norway
Location: Norway > Svalbard
Number of rooms: 22
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“All the rooms are basically the same. You'll spend of your time in the lounge. There are telescopes for bird, polar bear viewing, etc.”
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