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Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Landed for the second time above the Artic Circle first stop Tromsö and finally Longyearbyen, Svalbard. We were greeted by the super friendly shuttlebus driver “Wille” I believe a super friendly and funny person sat I very high standard for the rest of the inhabitants at Longyearbyen. We all started to laugh when we saw the logo of Radison sat...

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Cooridnator at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen, responded to this review

Thanks for your very nice review. Your stay gets an extra good start, if you get picked up by Willy at the airport! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit in the Arctic, and your stay at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel :-) Welcome back in another season! Anne

Tromso, Norway
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The location of the hotel is good: close to the main street in Longyearbyen. The rooms are nice, although mine was quite cold when I arrived. The breakfast was very nice, and overall the staff was friendly and service-minded.

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Coordinator at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen, responded to this review

Hi Aasne Thanks for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Welcome back to the island :-) Anne

Klaksvik, Faroe Islands
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Radisson Blu keeps the standard high even on top of the world. The hotel is modern, well-maintained and centrally located. Fantastic breakfasts! Spacious rooms with a convenient kitchenette. It is THE place to stay in Longyearbyen.

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Coordinator at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen, responded to this review

Thanks for a nice review! The Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, at the beginning (end :-) ) of the city, with at nice view of Adventcalley, is a good place to stay! Welcome back! Anne

rye
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed here as our expedition was leaving from this hotel the next day. It was really central, the room was good, free wifi,and a really good breakfast. Near to all the 'sights' in Longyearbyen, so very happy with our stay.

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Grimsby
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Radison Blu is a good hotel with lovely views. Staff very friendly and extremely helpful. Room was of a good standard but sadly not much of a view. We had an evening meal which was from the Buffett and the choice was excellent, breakfast the following morning was also buffett and just as good

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Illinois
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is an excellent larger facility in the far northern Island of Spitsbergen and in the village of Longyearbyen. It is at latitude 78.13 north, so it is on the tunda. It is a full service hotel with a staff that are very helpful and caring. The rooms are nice with amenities that you might expect of a good hotel....

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This is a 3 star hotel with very limited services. We had a junior suite which was situated in another building. Crossing over in the august weather was fine but i would hate to do that in the extreme weather. The suite itself felt like a basic room with very basic amenities. Breakfast spread is good.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice hotel. Ask for a main floor room overlooking the Fjord and mountains. Excellent breakfast. There are no elevators so if you have trouble with stairs stay on the main floor. Nice staff, tour operators will pick you up at the main door which is really convenient. Shuttle bus from the airport drops you right at the hotel as well....

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stayed for two night in the Radisson Blu Polar Hotel: overall it was a good stay, the hotel is very central in Longyearbyen, breakfast has a vast choice, but it is very expensive for what you get..

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Keller, Texas
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Overall the hotel was as expected for a remote location with limited options. The most disappointing aspect of the hotel is that most of the Carlson benefits do not seem to apply. Hotel was booked on the Radisson website so had no indication that they were playing by their own rules. Most irritating is the hard line on the 11am...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at the world's northernmost full service hotel in the heart of Longyearbyen. From your table at Restaurant Nansen you can enjoy the panoramic view towards the majestic mountain Hiorthfjellet accompanied by an excellent Arctic menu and a good selection of wines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen

Address: Road 500, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: $287 - $579 (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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Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen Hotel Longyearbyen
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Longyearbyen Radisson
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen Svalbard
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