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Spitsbergen Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we used the hotel. It's quite comfortable and well located for your excursions and short walks. The restaurant has a great view over the valley. Since the building is now nearly 70 years old it has character which is fine in the lobby and the bar area. The rooms could use a bit modernization, at...

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Hurtigruten S, Market coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris, thank you so much for writing to us. We are pleased to hear that our hotel was both comfortable and well located. We will look into modernization of the rooms, we wish to make sure our guests have the best experience when they stay with us. :) Thora

Telford, United Kingdom
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I loved this hotel. The room was charming, the staff very helpful and friendly and the hotel has a great ambiance. The breakfast was the best in Longyearbyen, and the bar meal steak sandwich was exceptional. I would ask for a room at the back as we saw reindeer several times. I believe Wi-Fi is only free for two hours.

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Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Philip and thanks for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Spitsbergen Hotel. The reindeer here at Spitsbergen are very cute, and they are different to the reindeer you see other places in the world, as their legs are shorter! Anne

Longyearbyen, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic overnight stay here and really enjoyed the 7 course dinner, which was the best we've yet had in Longyearbyen! The hotel rooms were of high standard and so was the service. Dasja,our waiter, deserves a medal for her high standards and her good mood :-)

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Hurtigruten S, Market coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Greendogsvalbard, thank you so much for this outstanding review! We are so happy to hear that the food was the best in Longyearbyen. We hope to see you again! Thora

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were trying to book the room for some more hour because we had take a shower before the midnight plane. We had already paid extra for the room to 9 pm. Because of our scooter-trip was being delayed because of broken snowmobiles we didn't come home before 8 pm. We also had dinner-reservation at the hotel, so we suddenly...

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Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, We are sorry to hear about this. We will look into this, to check our routines. Anne

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here at the beginning of our trip. It was a beautiful hotel with lots of history, in an amazing setting! Our room was on the third floor, boasting beautiful views of the valley, as the hotel is higher up. The breakfast was the best hotel breakfast I have had, with lots of choice, the breakfast room/restaurant had amazing...

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Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi MeGh0sta Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel at the top of the hill, with the lovely view :-) Welcome back! Anne

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is a hotel that scores well across the board without being exceptional. The standard is good by Norwegian measures, it is clean with good beds, a large breakfast buffet and friendly staff. The interior has a special ambiance due to being an old building with an interesting history.

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Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Gisle. Thanks for your review and welcome back to Spitsbergen :-) Anne

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Very happy. The staff member very helpful with organising our tours. I could not praise the front desk staff member enough for her assistance. The staff in the restaurant were also pleasant. Our room had a great view of the sunset each night as did the restaurant. Our room very comfortable and clean.

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Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ChrisTaylerNT Thank you so much for your feedback, we're so glad to hear that you had a great stay and that our front desk and in the restaurant were there for you. Welcome back! Anne

Hertfordshire England
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The hotel was originally the accommodation for the white collar staff at the mine, converted now into a comfortable hotel. From those early days, it retains features like an elegant, but not extravagant, wood panelled bar area and a series of interesting prints from the explorers of the early 19th century. The rooms are well equipped and well maintained, though...

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Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your informative and friendly review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit in the Arctic, and your stay at Spitsbergen Hotel, a hotel with a lot of history and a lovely view! And we hope you did see the Northern lights! I will forward your feedback regarding the portion sizes. Welcome back in another...

Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Not in the centre of Longyearbyen so one can take pretty good aurora shots from behind the hotel. They offer a free call service to alert you to aurora. Breakfasts had a good range of cooked and continental. Dinner a la care in the restaurant was very good. Leave your boots in the hall and wear slippers round the hotel....

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Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Roger F, thanks for your friendly and informative review. Welcome back :-)

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Stayed here for three nights. Really friendly and helpful staff. Rooms could do with a refurb as very dated, but for three days it was ok. We did have a broken lock on our window so window kept opening which isn't good when it's minus 20 outside. Breakfast food choice was good, amazed at the variety as we were so...

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Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Spitsbergen Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Gloucsj, and thanks for your informative feedback. We will check out the windows, and make sure it gets fixed now or soon when we will do some refurbishment. Anne

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With modern comfort in historic surroundings, Spitsbergen Hotel offers a unique Svalbard experience. Situated on "The Hill", it gives you great views of Longyearbyen, the Lars- and Longyear glacier. The hotel was constructed in 1947, but has been extensively refurbished over the years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spitsbergen Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 500, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: RM820 - RM1,089 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Spitsbergen Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 88
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“Rooms either side of the hotel have amazing views, so it doesn't really matter!”
MeGh0sta, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Great views from the front rooms, reindeer at the back!”
183philipg, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get outside and enjoy the amazing scenery”
Gloucsj, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room facing into the valley. If you have some light during the day(or strong enough moonlight), the mountain view is worth it.”
sifpilsen, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with a view”
sol5an, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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