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Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen

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Road 500, Longyearbyen 9171 Norway See on map
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights and was impressed with how the whole place functioned like a regular chain hotel given its location. The room was basic which is quite Scandinavian but when you are on an outdoor type trip this is not a problem....More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

Very organized hotel with helpful and friendly personel. High quality and variety breakfast serving everything you need. Good restaurants inside. Hot room with water and nice view to the svalbard sea. I liked the idea of walking without shoes and leaving them in the entrance....More

Thank George2812
Response from Hurtigruten S, Reception at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, LongyearbyenResponded 14 August 2018

Hi George, I'm happy you had a nice stay with us at Radisson Blu Polar. Svalbard has a lot of charm and some rules from the old days, like you mentioned about taking off your shoes part. I hope to see you again someday, you're...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not many options in this town. Facility is fine, has a strange layout, the rooms downstairs are a challenge with luggage since their is no elevator. Rooms are clean, and done fairly well. Location is good. Restaurant is above average, and food is very good....More

Thank TXtraveler67_71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for a few nights before departing on an Arctic Adventure. The hotel was nice and of the hotel choices in this town, probably the best one. Yes, it is expensive but I believe all the hotels in town are expensive....More

Thank Bernsweeney
Response from Hurtigruten S, Reception at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, LongyearbyenResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bernsweeny, And thank you for taking the time writing us this detailed and great review. I'm happy you had a nice stay with us at Hotel Radisson Blu Polar. I hope you liked Svalbard as much as we do. Svalbard has so much to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looks like a big ski chalet with lots of timber. And there are good views of the mountains. The town is very small so everything is close. The rooms in the main hotel are smallish, not flash, but comfortable. Got all the necessary amenities. The...More

Thank ozallan
Response from Hurtigruten S, Reception at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, LongyearbyenResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time writing us this review. I hope you got to enjoy Svalbard as much as we do. We hope to welcome you back any time in the future. Best regards, Lisa

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$151 - US$333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$151 - US$333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Traveller (365)
Room & Suite (126)
Dining (37)
Pool & Beach (3)
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Amanda S
4 January 2017|
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Response from Anders S | Reviewed this property |
No pool, however, the Radisson hotel have two outdoor Jacuzzis and a sauna! :)
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24 August 2015|
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Response from jyoB | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Being a typical non veg...i just glanced at the rest of the menu ! I do think there was a veg section. But te staff are so friendly & obliging- i think they would oblige if you could wait a bit or pre order.
Penny C
28 May 2015|
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Response from noreen_11 | Reviewed this property |
Dont know. Never stayed at the hotel . Only Had dinner .
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"Remember that ideally you take shoes off when entering and use provided slipons, but not many appear to do..."
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"Request a room on the main level looking out to sea."
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"You shall ask a room in the first floor as you see better outside."
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"Be sure you are not on the first floor. It is a subterranean dungeon."
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