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Hotel Description

4-star hotel perfect for exploring Longyearbyen

Central Longyearbyen getaway

Within a 15-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find University Centre in Svalbard and Svalbard Church. Svalbard Kirke and Svalbard Museum are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2016

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. There's no skimping on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. A terrace, a lobby fireplace, and luggage storage are also on offer.

LCD TVs

The individually decorated guestrooms offer room service and hair dryers. Other amenities include spring water baths, premium bedding, and LCD TVs with cable channels.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$260* Per night/room Oct 4 - Oct 5

Standard Double Plus Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

About the Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

Location Postboks 538, Longyearbyen, Svalbard 9171

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills are also featured at Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren was completed in February 2016. This 4-star Longyearbyen hotel is smoke free.

  • 59 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 2011
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren offers 59 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and spring water baths.

  • Spring water bath
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren has a restaurant serving breakfast only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 4:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NOK 750 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NOK 250.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and Eurocard; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and Eurocard. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. 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).

  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Security system
  • Staff does not wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NOK 75 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NOK 25 (one-way)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NOK 250.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NOK 750 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.