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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed every minute of my stay at coal miner cabins. The rooms are quite basic but kind of cute in a rustic sort of way, and there's a bus from/to the airport for every flight. It's a short walk into town, and all the excursions pick you up from your hotel. You can book some excursions in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All crews are very polite and helpful, the bedroom are clean and tidy, restaurant provide delicious food with comfortable atmosphere. Cost are lower then main city in Norway mainland. Very reasonable price hotel in Longyearbyen. If we have chance to go to Svalbard again, that will be our first choice. A walking distance to city center in sunny summer, cool... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose this place,because we didn't want to spend a whole lot of money on accommodation in Svalbard (and camping seemed a bit too adventurous for our older bones). The rooms are basic (2 beds,wardrobe, desk and a chair),but clean. Curtains are a bit thin for an eternal summer day, but it did not bother our sleep. Bathrooms are shared,... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are looking for a cheap place to stay the place is good. However, the curtains are a bit old so the light comes though, so should you be light sensitive when sleeping get a mask :). I had dinner at the restaurant which was good as well as the breakfast. Location is a bit outside of the city,... More 

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Spitsbergen T, Leder  at Coal Miners’ Cabins, responded to this review

Hi Alexandre, thanks for your feedback. We'll look into the whole curtain-situation. It's important to get a good night's sleep! Glad that you liked the restaurant and the breakfast. :) Welcome back to Svalbard! More 

Acton, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here while visiting Longyearbyen for Summer Solstice and this a great hotel. Shared bathrooms are clean and rooms, although bare with just a bed and a desk are comfortable and clean, after all, you don't come to northernmost town in the world and stay inside. Staff is great, super helpful, interesting and like to answer questions about the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Clean room, comfortable bed and several bathrooms close to the room so no waiting for a bathroom break. A laundry with washer/dryer and iron available to use for free. Welcoming bar and lounge area to use with nice views of mountains.

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Gottmadingen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

If you look for a romantic hideaway, this is not your place. Here come nature lovers, who want to be in the hotel to sleep and recreate from the long tours. Rooms are small, simple, and very clean. I was in the house #2 with showers and toilet in the corridor, shared with a couple of other rooms. Don't forget... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Very nice atmosphere with local dishes on offer. Had an excellent meal in "interesting" surroundings. Made a change from usual bars. Nice to sit and look out at the snow. Remember to take your shoes/boots off on entry!

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Spitsbergen T, Manager at Coal Miners’ Cabins, responded to this review

Hi Reginald, glad to hear that you had an excellent meal! Remember to put your shoes back on when you leave and decide to check out the surroundings. ;) Welcome back anytime! More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I wasn't sure what to think about the Coal Miners' Cabin - not being the kind of traveller used to sharing bathrooms - other than with my family of course! However, I was pleasantly surprised. We found this place after deciding we did not want to spend alot of money to stay in a hotel that would essentially be for... More 

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Spitsbergen T, Manager at Coal Miners’ Cabins, responded to this review

Hi Elissa, thanks for your review! We're glad to hear that everything went so smooth, and that you had a nice and pleasant stay with us. Definitely visit us again if you come back! More 

miami beach
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We did not stay here...had dinner at restaurant and returned another night for drinks... very comfortable place to hang out...rustic and eclectic decor...food was home cooked, simple and good....very good Svalbard beer on draft

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Spitsbergen T, Manager at Coal Miners’ Cabins, responded to this review

Hey foodpolice, thanks for your review and feedback. Glad to hear that you liked our food, drinks and casual atmosphere. Drop by again if you come back to Svalbard! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Coal Miners’ Cabins

Address: Nybyen | P.O. Box 500, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway (Formerly Spitsbergen Guesthouse)
Location: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: $123 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Coal Miners’ Cabins 2*
Number of rooms: 75
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Also Known As:
Spitsbergen Guesthouse Hotel Longyearbyen
Coal Miners’ Cabins Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard
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