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Reviewed yesterday NEW

While I was initially disheartened to learn this hostel was located pretty far out of town, I really began to love the charm the location brought. Though Longyearbyen is already a tiny town, being on the outskirts added to my pursuit of isolation. The walk to downtown was also a nice way to get some time to myself. My flight...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect experience!! Very nice (and abundant) breakfast! Excellente assistance during activity booking, very nice atmosphere! The room is also fine, a bit small and without desk, but that it the right excuse to use the shared space (the two kitchens and the living room!). The position is also nice, even if not in the centre (I mean, 10 minutes from...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Hello Laura, Thank you for the feedback, we have a lot of games in the cupboard in the TV room of the 2st floor, I am so sorry that you have not find them, but it is for the next time :) You are very welcome to come back. Olena

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I recommend this place 100%. Our experience was absolutely amazing. Our main goal was to see some Northern lights, and that is why this spot is perfect, 1 minutes walk to a dark area. Where it is easy to see them. The only downfall is that its a bit far , 30 mins walk to the centrum. The staff are...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Thank you very much Khate, It is true that Nybyen is the easiest place for to observe Aurora, welcome back in summer to see the difference :) Olena

Paris, France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed 3 days at this wonderful place. The staff was very nice and helpful, and always provided me with good advice. The place was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was great and it is nice to have the possibility to cook your own food in the all equipped kitchen. It is not located in the very centre of Longyearbyen,...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Charlotteim, we are thankful for recommendations and hope to see you soon :) Olena

Hyvinkaa, Finland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean, good service and very good value for money. Although located quite far from city center, this guest house is just next to darkness and mountains. You can step simply step outiside to see the northern lights or go hiking. Heated floors throughout the house add to coziness.

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear anttijussipyykkonen, We thank you for such a fantastic description, and thank you for the feedback and time. Hope to see you again one beautiful day. Olena

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My few days at the Guest House 102 were exactly as I expected. The staff were happy to help, and often went above the call of duty. Olena, the manager, was able to help with a number of unusual requests and was clearly doing so for other guest groups. She and all the staff have a passion for Longyearbyen. The...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear alexC2699ZC, We are on duty to help any time, we thank you for the feedback and happy to assist in any questions. Olena

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I would like to highly recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a cheap and quality hostel. Always friendly staff will help you enjoy your stay and will give you good advise about the trips around the Longyearbyen. Best choice for everyone!

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, We appreciate your feedback and would be happy to accommodate you again. Olena

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 4 days at the Guesthouse 102. The staff was really friendly and helpful. Our bedroom was simply furnished but nice and comfortable. There is also a kitchen where you can cook during your stay (good to save money). As the guesthouse isn’t in Longyearbyen’s center, you can admire northern lights from your bedroom (ask for a room with...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear IJennifer, Thank you for the good words and great description of the place. We hope to meet you again soon. Olena

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I initially booked two days here, which very quickly ended up being a week. Lovely breakfast options on a morning, like any other hostel, has a wonderful social atmosphere. The place is fairly quiet so you will get a good sleep, beds are rather comfortable. Interior decor is beautiful. Situated just a short walk from longyearbyen shops, everything is within...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear Sean W, Thank you for the recommendations and so nice words. You are welcome to come back one day. Olena

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a little bit far away from the downtown area, about 30 min walk. If the weather is bad then it will be hard to walk. But it is close to the mountains so if you want to get away from the light and take some good aurora pictures this is the place to go! The nearby coal miner's...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear Captainmao, Thank you for much for the feedback, your meaning is important for us. We hope to see you again here. Olena

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guesthouse 102 is a budget accommodation located in Nybyen, about 2 km from the center of Longyearcity. From 1946 till 2001 the guesthouse was the home of the minors. In 1999 barrack 102 became a Guesthouse 102. The Guesthouse 102 has 61 beds (single rooms, double rooms and 4 person quads). We offer lodging with character, casual atmosphere, history and soul. The standard is simple but pleasant «Welcome to Guesthouse 102, your home away from home». ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guest House 102

Address: Nybyen | pb 163, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: RM299 - RM692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guest House 102 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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Gjestehuset 102 (Guest House 102) Hotel Longyearbyen
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“Excellent view to mountains in every room.”
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 of 5 bubbles anttijussipyykkonen, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are quiet and similar sizes”
 of 5 bubbles alexC2699ZC, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with view on the mountain and not on the road to see northern light from your bed”
 of 5 bubbles IJennifer, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If your chamber is not on the road side you have enough darkness to see Northern Lights”
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 of 5 bubbles 575aur_lienm, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Take a double”
 of 5 bubbles tanger0n, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
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