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Mary-Ann's Polarrigg

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you're a heavy sleeper then Mary-Ann's is an excellent place to stay. Rooms are clean and tidy. On the basic side but not lacking. Food in the restaurant was superb in the evenings and the staff are friendly and welcoming. Good value compared to the other "proper hotels" in Longyearbyen. Good location too just a short and pleasant walk...

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Vicenza, Italy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has a nice atmosphere. I was in a single room, a bit small but comfortable. There are a lot of bathrooms and all very clean. Wonderful hot water in the shower. WiFi works only in restaurant, bar and lobby. The price is acceptable, if you consider that Svalbard is an island and it's part of Norway. The restaurant...

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Boortmeerbeek, Belgium
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great atmosphere, good breakfast and they have some great whalesteak in the restaurant. We had a room in the gruveriggen, with shared bathroom ans toilet but in our corridor there were 4 bathrooms, all clean and with all comfort you need. Rooms are small, but they're only for sleeping. If you wish to relax, the living room is really cosy...

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Great clean facilities, wonderful authentic atmosphere, friendly staff but above all - excellent kitchen with Nordic food. I have never tasted better arctic disses (seal, whale or erindrer) anywhere - the chef is a true wizard

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This place has everything you need while visiting Svalbard. The rooms are nice and spacey, and they get cleaned every day. Breakfast buffet every morning in a relaxing atmosphere and AWESOME restaurant in the evening with an AMAZING menu!! We tried seal, whale and reindeer while being here, and it was deliciously made!

Thank Therese C
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 February 2017

There aren't very many lodging options in Longyearbyen, and Mary-Ann's Polarrigg is one of the more affordable options that's close to the small downtown area. It's a fine place to stay, but there are a few downsides. First, they don't have good blackout curtains, which is unfortunate when you're so far above the Arctic Circle and the sun never sets....

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Mar-Ann's Polarigg is more like a family run establishment in Svalbard, one of the northern most human establishments in Europe. Stayed there for 3 days as we wanted to be as close to North pole as possible. The rooms are pretty basic but warm and cosy. Breakfast was equally basic as its not a chain property. You'll have trouble looking...

Thank vijay r
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is located on walking distance from the town's center, and has many very small but cosy rooms and shared bathrooms. There is a nice living room where you can chill out in between your arctic excursions and a kitchen that you can use if you choose for self-catering. The staff is very nice, helpful and accommodating, while the...

Thank magdzilla
Reviewed 30 August 2016

shared wash rooms is the only down fall. other than that clean neat and tidy. worth a visit, the food is brilliant, warm and cozy. all the staff are help full and informative. easy to get to from the airport.

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Tromso, Norway
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I stayed at Mary-Ann´s for ca 1 week during the summer of 2016 and I can very warmly recommend the place. Mary-Ann did everything in her power to help out people, and during the brief time I stayed there, she managed to help many people to get a roof over their heads in the hectic high-season when lodging was hard...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come join us up north at Mary-Ann`s Polarrigg, a somewhat different Hotel/Rig in Longyearbyen. Here at Mary-Ann`s we have a relaxed and homey environment that will suite everybody.Stay as the miners did back in the days in our authentic Miners Rig, or if you prefer Hotel standard you can try our Luxury Rig instead.In the day time we can assist in booking of trips from our local tour operators or if you just want a day of relaxation in our onsite spa that is also possible. For groups we can also offer a fully equipped conference room.In the evening you can try food from our delicious menu in our Vinterhagen Restaurant where we serve both Thai food and traditional Norwegian and Arctic food.Come join us for an experience of a lifetime here at Mary-Ann’s Polarrigg. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mary-Ann's Polarrigg

Address: Skjaeringa | Postboks 17, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: €123 - €738 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mary-Ann's Polarrigg 2.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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“Very charming and cosy”
 of 5 bubbles NathaLie0779, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Costly compared to the standard but that goes for many things in Spitsbergen.”
 of 5 bubbles 343andersb, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The family rooms are quite small. Does not fit grown up kids.”
 of 5 bubbles 865keivana, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you want a room just for sleeping, and want to save money for great activities and trips, that's one of the cheapest options.”
 of 5 bubbles annahF9609UN, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“You can upgrade to ensuite but I was working on a budget...”
 of 5 bubbles AnneFrannie, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
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