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Overview of Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Social distancing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
Postboks 538, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 9171

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUniversity Centre in Svalbard9 min walk
  • Popular LocationSvalbard Church11 min walk
  • Popular LocationSvalbard Kirke11 min walk
  • AirportLongyearbyen (LYR-Svalbard)5 min drive

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About this area

Longyearbyen

Located in Longyearbyen, Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren is in the city center and near the airport. Local attractions include Svalbard Museum and Svalbard Kirke, and travelers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Spitsbergen Airship Museum. Enjoy the area's slopes with downhill skiing and ski equipment rentals, and don't miss out on the snowmobiling.

What's nearby

  • 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

Restaurants

  • Kroa Bar — 4 min walk
  • Polfareren — 4 min walk
  • Svalbar — 4 min walk
  • Nordpolet — 6 min walk
  • Karlsberger Pub — 6 min walk

About this property

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

4-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free continental breakfast, 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. 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.
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.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd 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 sanitizer 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.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Cave exploring
  • Ecotours
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Scooter/moped rentals

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Newspapers in lobby

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Norwegian

Business services

  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated entire property - February 2016
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Spring water bathtub
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Individually decorated

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

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

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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

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

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 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

Property is 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 Hotel
Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren Longyearbyen
Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren Hotel Longyearbyen

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Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 198 out of 295 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 87 out of 295 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 295 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 295 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 295 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group, Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely stay at Polfareren for our honeymoon. The location was excellent, staff very friendly and helpful, and the facilities great. We will be coming back as soon as possible.
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2019