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Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen

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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Stayed at the Radisson Blu Polar in Spitsbergen.It is anice Hotel. My room was overlooking the carpark which was ok as it was a quiet place.The blackout blinds on the window did not really keep out the light so it was a bit hard to sleep. Beds were comfortable. and clean. Bathrooms were fine.Towels were small. maybe bring a larger... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

We stayed here for three nights, room 2001. Room was located in a building separated from the main hotel, Spitsbergen Travel was there on the ground floor. With a view over Adventdfjord. Somewhat difficult to carry heavy luggage up to the building along an outside flight of stairs made of rubble and wood! Room was spacious and well furnished, double... More 

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

Radisson Longyearbyen does not have the pretention to be a leading hotel of the world. It just gives the best of what you can expect at this latitude. Keep your mind openned and remember where you are (a map will help!). The evening buffet or a la carte offers are convenient for those who chose to stay at the hotel.... More 

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Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We just loved our experience here but our room was stifling so lite sleep was had. We did ask at reception if there was an option to cool it but nothing available. The windows only open about a centimetre and of course in summer, the 24 he light ( and often sunny) doesn't help. On good notes though, breakfasts were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

We arrived at the hotel (along with another 20-30 people from our cruise) at approx 9am. We did not expect to get a room at this time. We were told check in was 3pm. There was not much seating provided in the foyer and there were 5 lounge chairs on the upper floor. We decided to explore the town and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

When you are in Longyearbyen, expecting a world class hotel is difficult. But Radisson blu polar hotel gives you a world class hotel almost similar to any other Radisson hotel in the arctic. The process of check in was not smooth as we were asked to wait for an hour or so. The restaurant was closed for lunch and lunch... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

The small town of Longyearbyen is obviously becoming more popular as a new hotel is being built. The Radisson blu is comfortable but not luxurious, although the style of the lobby and dining room with views is attractive. There is not a lift in this hotel ( main building) which proved a little difficult for a couple of friends with... More 

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Reviewed 26 June 2015

Stayed here last night. Check in quick and efficient. Room clean but definitely in need of a makeover. It is extremely conveniently located in this most basic and northerly of settlements but I can forgive most shortcomings of the hotel in view of the stunning, stark scenery which serves as a salutary reminder of one's lowly place in the grand... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at this centrally located hotel with nice views. The check-in line on flight arrival at midnight was 10 m long with only 1 receptionist. The superior room was expensive but basic but had good views. There was no shampoo in the bathroom and we were told every morning they were still waiting for supply by boat.... More 

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Reviewed 22 June 2015

If you intend to come here please imagine an camp hotel with an incredible restaurant and bar. Despite his location and environment I find here an incredible restaurant with an excellent buffet and services. A lot of food very good prepared and a fish cooked excellent. Congratulation to the chef !. Internet if working excellent and does not make any... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen

Address: Road 500, PO Box 554, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: €150 - €344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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“Avoid rooms in the basement.”
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