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  • Excellent27%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“rooms are small”(8 reviews)
“arctic foxes”(5 reviews)
“shared bathroom”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, as a group of photographers, had just finished spending twelve days quite far north of 78ºN chasing polar bears, arctic foxes, walrus, noting the loss millions of sea birds from previous photographs and living aboard a ship. The food was quite sumptuous and the...More

Thank 943RickR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was very small. The bed was small and uncomfortable, poor air quality,thin walls so people walking in the hallway was really noisy. The curtains do not properly blocks out the light. The result was really poor sleep. After a three night stay I...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mary-Ann's has a real sense of faded glory. Tucked away near the centre of Longyearbyen it has all the makings of an eclectic, fun and welcoming place to stay. Sadly, it isn't. As we arrived, there was no word of welcome. No smile. Nothing. And...More

Thank ajtbrown
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Did not stay at the hotel, but went to the restaurant on recommendation from our own hotel. And it was not a let down. Had cod cheeks for starter and then a seal stake - medium rare. A once in a lifetime experience. And the...More

Thank Agust_Hjortur
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

After watching the BBC TV series ‘Life on the edge’ I was sold on the idea of staying at Mary-Anne’s for my 3 day trip to Svalbard. I booked a single room with shared bathroom, which was small but comfortable, although lacking any in room...More

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US$140 - US$426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$140 - US$426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Tony B
2 May 2017|
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Response from NathaLie0779 | Reviewed this property |
The basic room (gruveriggen) is very small, 2 beds a table and chair. The living room is spacious with several sitting areas. Shared bathrooms (4 in the corridor) are always clean and have all comfort you need.
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Tony B
2 May 2017|
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Response from Polarriggen | Property representative |
Hi Tony We have single, double, family rooms, also an amazing polar night suite. Best wishes, Natalia
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Anna F
24 April 2017|
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Response from Polarriggen | Property representative |
Hallo Anna! Breakfast included for the double lux rooms, for the rest types is not included. But you can order it in advance with booking or at reception. 1 breakfast costs 145 NOK. Best wishes, Natalia
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"We were there to evaluate the restaurant, not the hotel. It does not appear to have the character of the..."
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"No tips, it is what is it is, as per the website."
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"Very charming and cosy"
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"Costly compared to the standard but that goes for many things in Spitsbergen."
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