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This place is nestled amongst the glorious celery of Spitsbergen and is almost perfect in every way. Breakfast excellent, staff lovely, bed fantastic with sheets & pillowcases crispy clean. The only problem was the sauna wasn’t working, and you need a sauna in that environment
The 4 days I spent at this hotel was excellent, comfortable rooms, good breakfast with food for all needs, good service. You have places to work or have smaller meetings. I asked for late checkout, and it was no problem (after 12:00 you need to...More
Response from Hurtigruten S, 1 Receptionist at Funken LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago
I am glad to hear that you managed to get some work done while you where here. Svalbard does indeed offer soothing atomspheres to relax and focus in, but I also hope that you got to do some activeties outside as well.
The hotel name in German is "spark". But after only one night we can say: the spark has jumped!
Before we went on our Spitsbergen/Svalbard expedition trip, we spent one night at Funken Lodge. We could definitely imagine spending more time there.
The hotel is...More
Response from Hurtigruten S, 1 Receptionist at Funken LodgeResponded 11 September 2018
Spark couldnt be more perfect for this hotel. I am so glad you shared this little translation with us :-D
I am glad you enjoyed your one night here and you are ofcourse more than welcome to return to us any time you like!...More
Funken is a well-equipped hotel in peaceful surroundings. Nice rooms and a good bed. The breakfast nice where the chef offers to cook the eggs at your own request. With an uphill room, you don't have as good view as the other side. But in...More
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Response from Hurtigruten S, 1 receptionist at Funken LodgeResponded 12 September 2018
I am glad to hear that you discovered the advantage by not having a veiw. Not only do we have our local reindeers wandering around the hotel, we also have a polarfox - I call him Kevin. He likes to sneak around the...More
Funken Lodge is a brand new and very hip hotel. Rooms are well designed and beds are very comfortable. Nice in-room beverage fridge and coffeemaker. Fantastic restaurant with superb and expansive wine list. Do walk down to town and back!More
Response from Hurtigruten S, 1 receptionist at Funken LodgeResponded 20 August 2018
Sounds like you enjoyed your stay here at Funken Lodge. Did you try the King Crab Cappuccino? Or the King Crab lollipop? Those two are my absolute favourites.
Do you know the reason for our "superb" winelist? Funken Lodge was the place where all...More
Funken Lodge offers modern comfort in historic surroundings, and a truly unique Svalbard experience. It is situated on “The Hill” and the views are breathtaking, overlooking Longyearbyen as and the …Morenearby glaciers. The hotel was constructed in 1947, and totally refurbished in 2018, offering guests a home away from home in the Arctic. Less
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Response from SpitsbergenTravelCSR | Property representative |
Hi Gloucsj, The hotel has been closed in December and January for foundation works. It is a historic building from the 1950s, and needed some tender loving care. Spitsbergen Hotel will reopen tomorrow, February 1, and we... More
Hi Gloucsj, The hotel has been closed in December and January for foundation works. It is a historic building from the 1950s, and needed some tender loving care. Spitsbergen Hotel will reopen tomorrow, February 1, and we look forward to seeing you at the end of the month.