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4-star Longyearbyen hotel with restaurant

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Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in the heart of Longyearbyen, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of University Centre in Svalbard, Svalbard Church, and Svalbard Kirke. Svalbard Museum and Spitsbergen Airship Museum are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk.

Room Amenities

All rooms are individually decorated and offer room service and hair dryers. Guests can enjoy spring water baths, and other standard amenities include premium bedding, coffee makers, and LCD TVs.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

Postboks 538, Longyearbyen, Svalbard 9171

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NOK 175 per person (approximately)
  • 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 4:00 AM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

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 credit cards; 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 credit cards. 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

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

  • Pets not allowed

We should mention

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.

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).

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Hotel Names

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

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. This Longyearbyen hotel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in February 2016.

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren is a smoke-free property.

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 2011
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Total number of rooms - 59
  • Television in common areas
  • One meeting room
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Fireplace in lobby

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.

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • Cable TV service
  • Individually decorated
  • LCD TV
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Spring water bathtub
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1

Parking

Free self parking

Internet

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

Food & Drink

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren has a restaurant serving breakfast only.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

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

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

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