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Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, Longyearbyen

4-star4 stars
Postboks 538LongyearbyenSvalbard9171Svalbard

4-star hotel in Longyearbyen with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free!
Good internet service
Rather comfortable
Great room
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
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Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, Longyearbyen

from $303
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Double Plus
  • Superior Double Room
  • Polar Bear Suite
  • Svalbard Lodge Apartment
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Standard Plus* Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 3 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* 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
  • Hiking/biking trails 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/lift
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • 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, Longyearbyen’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Svalbard
  • Svalbard Hotel
  • Svalbard Hotel Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen


Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a rollaway bed. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

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

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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, Longyearbyen


  • Heart of Longyearbyen
  • Spitsbergen - 1 min walk
  • University Centre in Svalbard - 10 min walk
  • Svalbard Church - 12 min walk
  • Svalbard Museum - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Longyearbyen (LYR-Svalbard) - 6 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 79 reviews

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, Longyearbyen
We had just finished a 12 day expedition cruise with Hurtigruten and decided to spend an extra night in the town the trip finished. Svalbard hotel was the best choice for us. We had a wonderful dinner, a great sleep in such a comfy bed. The town is small, we checked out all the other accommodations and decided this was best! The coffee machine in the lobby and comfortable surroundings are very welcoming.
Jessica, us1 night trip
Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, Longyearbyen
Very Good8.0
I had the best time at the Svalbard Hotell. The room was amazing, everything was clean, the front desk ladies were the most friendly, warm, and welcoming people I have met in all of Norway. My only qualm was that our apartment was above Svalbar and we were unlucky enough to be there during their karyoke night and we heard EVERY. SONG. until after 2am and it certainly kept me up praying for it to end. Apparently this is only twice a month, but bring your noise canceling headphones just in case!
Hayley, us2 night trip with friends
Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, Longyearbyen
Very Good8.0
Svalbard Hotel, close to downtown and comfortable.
Nice food area. Enjoyed the soup buffet and bread. Helpful staff.
Cindy, us1 night trip with friends
Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, Longyearbyen
Great location, decent hotel.
This is the best location if you want to visit the museum, cafes and bars in Longyearbyen. The hotel itself is decent, although better than expected for the remote area of Longyearbyen. We stayed in an apartment which was comfortable enough. The biggest issues were that the shower was a bit confined, the toilet seat was not attached well, the bedroom didn't have a nightstand, and even though the beds were able to be put together to make a double, it would have been nice to have a double size duvet instead of two smaller duvets. We knew this before we finalized on the Hotel Svalbard. Also, as we were on the top floor, the roof is sloped, and reduces headroom over the bed. Not a problem for us, but it is noted. The apartment had a full kitchen, dining room, and washing machine which was nice. It had two bedrooms, and one bathroom. The included breakfast was excellent. A very nice touch is 24 hour coffee available in the reception. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. I would stay again at this hotel.
A Traveler, us5 night romance trip
Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, Longyearbyen
Happy in Svalbard
One of the newest hotels, centrally located in town. Kroa Restaurant next door is one of the best. Hotel breakfast was very good, too. Only surprise was having to remove footwear before heading to hotel rooms and the restaurant..that's a lot of lacing when you are primarily wearing hiking boots! Also, our room was across the street so that made for more lacing. :) Very clean, very helpful staff.
Alan, us2 night romance trip

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Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, Longyearbyen

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