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Gjestehuset 102 - Hostel
2 out of 5
Svalbard Wildlife Eiendom AS, Nybyen, Longyearbyen
The price is $94 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 20
0.87 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (148 reviews)
Keep my room, I’ll be back 😅

"I’ve been staying there for my second time. I love that place! It’s silent, away form those fancy hotels in the middle of Longyearbyen and also just a few steps away from an awesome spot without light pollution. I’ll be back in Svalbard with a small crew to make a documentary and hope to stay there ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2019

Gjestehuset 102 - Hostel
Polar Fox Long Term Accommodation
Near Coal Miners Cabin, Longyearbyen, Svalbard
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0.7 mi from city center
Polar Fox Long Term Accommodation
Mary-Ann's Polarrigg
2.5 out of 5
Longyearbyen, Longyearbyen
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $116 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
0.73 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (116 reviews)
Great place to stay in Svalbard!

"The stay was great and the staff was amazing. If we come back, we would like to stay here. Bojana took great care of us."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Mary-Ann's Polarrigg

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Svalbard Hotell | The Vault
3 out of 5
Vei 507-01, Longyearbyen
The price is $116 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6
0.22 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (208 reviews)
Very good hotel in Svalbard

"Great location in the middle of town. Helpful staff and very clean tidy rooms. Great breakfast too!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Svalbard Hotell | The Vault
Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren
4 out of 5
Postboks 538, Longyearbyen, Svalbard
The price is $117 per night from Oct 7 to Oct 8
0.49 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (259 reviews)

"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."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren
Coal Miners Cabins
2 out of 5
Vei 100-6, Longyearbyen
The price is $159 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
0.73 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (387 reviews)
Great place to stay

"Lovely place to stay as a family to explore Svalbard, with great views over Longyearbyen"…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Coal Miners Cabins
Funken Lodge
4 out of 5
Longyearbyen, Longyearbyen
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0.14 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (127 reviews)
Quick weekend get away

"We enjoyed our stay over a long weekend. Hard to have a bad location in Svalbard, but it is a short walk to stores and other restaurants. The staff was extremely helpful providing information and recommendations during our stay. We had a fantastic meal at the Funktionærmessen restaurant our first ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Funken Lodge
Basecamp Spitsbergen Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Longyearbyen, Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
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0.45 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)
Charmeren hotel

"Super hyggeligt hotel . Meget venlig og hjælpsom personale. Lækker morgenmad. Et stort plus der er altid te og kaffe. Et lille minus sengene er meget bløde. Alt i alt et besøg vær. Masser af charme."…"

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2020

Basecamp Spitsbergen Hotel
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen
4 out of 5
Vei 229-3, Longyearbyen
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $249 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2
0.71 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (360 reviews)
Stay at Radisson

"Only 1 person checking us in at 3am when probably 10 couple got off bus. Central heating system not working or not working very well (told heating guy not working at weekend but did not improve on Monday or Tuesday morning). At times during our stay it got down to -30c outside."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen
Svalbard Hotell | Lodge
4 out of 5
Vei 223 8, Longyearbyen
The price is $190 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
0.46 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
ottimo

"Appartamento molto carino e spazioso, personale gentilissimo, è possibile prenotare direttamente a loro le escursioni, ottima posizione e buona colazione."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Svalbard Hotell | Lodge
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Visiting Longyearbyen

Visitors to Longyearbyen are sure to enjoy the local tours. Tourists can also enjoy the city's glaciers and safari tours.

  • There are 7 hotels and other accommodations in Longyearbyen
  • The closest major airport is in Longyearbyen (LYR-Svalbard), 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Longyearbyen

Favorite places to visit in the city include Svalbard Museum, Svalbard Church, and University Centre in Svalbard. Additionally, you might want to add Spitsbergen to your agenda.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 7 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Longyearbyen. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with an in-room spring bath. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Svalbard Hotell | The Vault - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Funken Lodge - This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and clean, quiet rooms.

Dressing for Longyearbyen

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 12°F and the nighttime average to be -1°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 46°F during the day and 2°F at night
  • July through September averages 49°F during the day and 24°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 29°F during the day and -1°F at night
  • About 0.55 inches of rain falls on Longyearbyen each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 45°F, while the coldest months are February and March with an average of -1°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Longyearbyen?
Funken Lodge is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a winery and free breakfast. Reviews from our site also recommend Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren and Gjestehuset 102 - Hostel as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Longyearbyen, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals in Longyearbyen.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Longyearbyen?
To find more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Longyearbyen, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Longyearbyen?
Based on reviews, Gjestehuset 102 - Hostel is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Coal Miners Cabins.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Longyearbyen?
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good options for your stay with the kids include Gjestehuset 102 - Hostel and Mary-Ann’s Polarrigg. Attractions like Svalbard Museum and Svalbard Kirke are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Longyearbyen?
Mary-Ann’s Polarrigg is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a full-service spa and a restaurant for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Svalbard Church?
Adjacent to Svalbard Church, Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices within a short distance include Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen and Mary-Ann’s Polarrigg.
What about the best place to stay near Svalbard Museum?
One of the top choices for your stay is Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren, located next to Svalbard Museum, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free parking. Svalbard Hotell | The Vault and Funken Lodge are a couple of other good and close options.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Longyearbyen?
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen is a 4-star hotel with an ocean-view restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay.

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