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Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren

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Lobby sitting area
Standard Double Room | Premium bedding, individually decorated, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
Room | Premium bedding, individually decorated, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
Standard Double Room | Premium bedding, individually decorated, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
Deluxe Double Room | Premium bedding, individually decorated, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds

Overview of Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren

Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Longyearbyen with restaurant and bar/lounge

9.2/10 Superb

367 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Bar
The price is AU$326
Price available on 1/1/2023
Map
Postboks 538, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 9171
Main amenities
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Lobby fireplace
  • Front desk safe
  • Meeting room
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops/newsstands
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Lift

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park

Getting around

  • Longyearbyen (LYR-Svalbard) - 5 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Mix kiosk - 2 min walk
  • Kroa - 4 min walk
  • Polfareren - 4 min walk
  • Svalbar - 4 min walk
  • Nordpolet - 6 min walk

About this property

Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren

Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren is only 3.1 mi (5.1 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for NOK 100 per person one-way. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Fellow travellers love the comfortable beds and helpful staff.

Languages

English, Norwegian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 59 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 4:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

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 (3 years old and younger) 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

Parking

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

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast on weekday mornings 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Cave exploring
  • Scooter/moped hire
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Whale watching nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room

Services

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

Facilities

  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2011
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages

  • English
  • Norwegian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Spring water bath
  • Bath or shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NOK 100 per person (one-way)

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for NOK 250.0 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for NOK 750 per night
  • Airport shuttle service for children costs NOK 40 (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

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 sanitiser; 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 (third-party expert - Global).

Policies

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Hotel Svalbard
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
Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren Hotel
Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren Longyearbyen
Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren Hotel Longyearbyen

Frequently asked questions

Does Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren?
As of 2 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren on 1 Jan 2023 start from AU$326, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NOK 100 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 4:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as hiking. Additional recreation on-site includes ecotours and cave exploring.
Are there restaurants at or near Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Kroa (4-min walk), Polfareren (4-min walk) and Svalbar (4-min walk).
Does Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a spring water bath.
What's the area around Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren like?
Svalbard Hotell - Polfareren is a short 5-minute drive from Longyearbyen (LYR-Svalbard) and 7 minutes' walk from University Centre in Svalbard. Travellers love the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

9.2

Superb

9.3/10

Cleanliness

9.2/10

Staff & service

9.0/10

Amenities

9.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.2/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Frank, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great location, clean and comfortable, terrific staff, and excellent restaurant.
Ronald, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Polfareren was a great place to stay for our trip to Svalbard. The hotel is clean, the rooms are nice, and the location is near the center of shopping and dining in Longyearbyen. Breakfast each morning had a wide selection of options.
Cameron, 2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Philip, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nice, neat, and modern
Annie, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The hotel is located in the center on a short distance to the shops. Everybody who works there is trying to do their best to make your stay perfect. Always friendly and helpfull. An excellent place to stay!!
Betina, 7-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Such a wonderful and cozy hotel full of charm and quality service. Tobias is the best of the best!
John, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A excellent hotel to start your adventure
Excellent location, staff very friendly and very helpful organising activities , breakfast excellent choices
Brian, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

10/10
Everything was perfect
Antonios, 3-night trip
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