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1 room, 2 adults

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

4-star4 stars
Postboks 538, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 9171, Svalbard

Mountain hotel in Longyearbyen with restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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  • Svalbard Hotell Polfareren is very centrally located on Longyearbyen's main street, close…May 30, 2019
  • Very small size of the room # 108 which was provided to us.Jan 17, 2018

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

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

What’s around Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren


  • 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)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-4:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


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


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 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
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 2011
  • Elevator
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

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

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Svalbard
  • 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


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.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

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

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for NOK 500 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NOK 150 per person (approximately)

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)

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 for Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

  • Does Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    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.
  • Is parking offered at Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 4:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is NOK 75 per person one-way.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 224 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very pleasant and friendly staff
Maria, gb3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
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, us1 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
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, gb3 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
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, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very nice hotel with excellent rooms and hot, hot showers. Friendly lounge to hang out if there's an early arrival. Restaurant was excellent - delicious flavors.
Rachel, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Simply amazing and most memorable! We had the family apartment with the kitchen. All of us were together and yet, had the space!
us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fabulous !!!
We had a very pleasant and wonderful stay ! The location is ideal with a supermarket next to the place . Good sized rooms with super cleanliness and a nice kitchen with oven , microwave and electric stoves ! Overall 10/10 👍
Ojas, in3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
We stayed here for two nights on our honeymoon. Everyone working at this hotel are lovely and very helpful. We got an upgrade with a bigger room and champagne since they knew we were on our honeymoon. The lobby with the fireplace and sofas is so cozy. The breakfast and afternoon soup buffet are delicious. I love that everyone walks around in socks (you must leave your dirty boots at the front door). The room was great and the bed was very comfortable. Would highly recommend.
Christine, us2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Center of the action
Great location, only single bed size but comfortable
michelle, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
We stayed one night before a Svalbard expedition by boat. Nothing in Svalbard is inexpensive, but this was a good price for the area. Plus there was a wonderful breakfast included. Rooms are very nice as well. The staff at the desk is very firendly.
Michelle, us1 night romance trip

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

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