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Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

This is a boutique hotel set in the wide snowy wastes of Svalbard. Once a strategic radio station it retains the dishes outside and odd bits of wiring inside to give it a special flavour. The hotel is comfy with excellent, albeit shared, showers and warm beds - all a perfect haven from the -18 degrees centigrade outside. Food is very good and interesting too. I liked the baked eggs with cheese and ham for breakfast along with toast and cloudberry jam. The staff are friendly and helpful and greet you on arrival carrying the obligatory gun in case of lurking polar bears. There really is nothing better than relaxing here with a glass of wine after a long day on the snowmobile looking out at the ice floes drifting across the ocean.

Date of stay: April 2013
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Reviewed June 23, 2019
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Date of stay: March 2019
  • Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Reviewed August 28, 2018
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Date of stay: June 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile
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Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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