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Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

Mountain hotel in Longyearbyen with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in lobby, and free parking

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Postboks 538, Longyearbyen, 9171, Svalbard, Svalbard
9.2.Superb.
  • Location, location, location - Longyearbyen - what more is there to say

    Aug. 2, 2019

  • Convenient location, central to most Longyearbyen facilities, and on the airport bus…

    Aug. 29, 2018

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Guests rated location

Shopping
Walkable
Safe
Dining options
Convenient
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport transfer
  • Bathtub
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 59 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

For families

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Hair dryer
  • Coffee/tea maker

What’s around

  • In a national park
  • University Centre in Svalbard - 9 min walk
  • Svalbard Church - 11 min walk
  • Svalbard Kirke - 11 min walk
  • Svalbard Museum - 11 min walk
  • Spitsbergen Airship Museum - 14 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Double Plus Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Room
  • Deluxe Double Room

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In a national park
  • University Centre in Svalbard - 9 min walk
  • Svalbard Church - 11 min walk
  • Svalbard Kirke - 11 min walk
  • Svalbard Museum - 11 min walk
  • Spitsbergen Airship Museum - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Longyearbyen (LYR-Svalbard) - 5 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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Postboks 538, Longyearbyen, 9171, Svalbard, Svalbard

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 59 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-4:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby

Working away

  • One meeting room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built – 2011
  • Lift
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Norwegian

In the room

Home comforts

  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer

Be entertained

  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels

Small print

Also known as

  • Svalbard Hotel Longyearbyen
  • Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren Longyearbyen
  • Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren Hotel Longyearbyen
  • Svalbard Hotel
  • Svalbard Hotel Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
  • Svalbard Hotell Polfareren Hotel Longyearbyen
  • Svalbard Hotell Polfareren Hotel
  • Svalbard Hotell Polfareren Longyearbyen
  • Svalbard Hotell Polfareren
  • Svalbard Hotell Polfareren
  • Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren Hotel

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for NOK 750 per night

Cribs/Infant beds are available for NOK 250.0 per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NOK 75 per person (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children costs NOK 25 (one-way)

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - 4:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Kroa Bar (4-min walk), Polfareren (4-min walk), and Svalbar (4-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NOK 75 per person one-way.
  • Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as hiking. Additional recreation onsite includes ecotours and spelunking.
9.2.Superb.
  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely stay at Polfareren for our honeymoon. The location was excellent, staff very friendly and helpful, and the facilities great. We will be coming back as soon as possible.

    Mari, 5 night romance trip, Aug. 20, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very pleasant and friendly staff

    Maria, 3 night trip, Aug. 16, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very friendly and helpful staff. The rooms were very nice and well maintained.

    3 night romance trip, Aug. 8, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    A great hotel - centrally located.

    Hi - I just had a short overnight between a ship cruise and my flight. Everything was lovely and up to expectations. Thank you.

    Nora Susan, 1 night business trip, Jul. 31, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Clean room and very good breakfast. Friendly atmosphere.

    1 night romance trip, Jul. 28, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Well situated right in the middle of town, with friendly staff and an excellent breakfast. Just what we needed.

    1 night romance trip, Jul. 21, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Hotel was decent but the rooms are very worm and also I do think they need better curtains particularly for summer months when you have 24 hour sun. Overall a good hotel, in the centre of Svalbard in close proximity to a lot of the better bars and restaurants

    Ed, 3 night family trip, Jul. 6, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    The location was fine and the staff was helpful. There just is not much you can add to the location.

    2 night family trip, Jun. 26, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Clean spacious room and super friendly staff. An excellent overall stay

    3 night family trip, Jun. 23, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Room too hot.

    Everything was fine except room temperature control. The heat could not be turned off, small room w would no be opened since loud Friday night music and revelry went on toll after 12. Talked to frond desk about heat and they said other rooms had complained and they would get on it. Next nigh the same thing. Way too hot in the rooms and no way to control it.

    Samuel, 2 night romance trip, Jun. 21, 2019

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