Hotels in Longyearbyen, Norway

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Longyearbyen, Norway
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Average price in Longyearbyen:$250/night
Cheapest price found:$43/night
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$147 - $392
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$127 - $328
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Cheapest hotels in Longyearbyen, Norway

Coal Miners Cabins
8.2 Excellent
Vei 100-6, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
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1.6 mi from city centre, Longyearbyen, Norway 

Featuring ski in/out facilities, Coal Miners' Cabins is situated in Longyearbyen and offers relaxed accommodation. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi.

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Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen
8.1 Excellent
Vei 229-3, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
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0.2 mi from city centre, Longyearbyen, Norway 

Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Longyearbyen. It also offers a sauna, a Jacuzzi and free Wi-Fi.

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Funken Lodge
8.8 Excellent
Vei 212-4 Longyearbyen, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
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0.9 mi from city centre, Longyearbyen, Norway 

Funken Lodge provides a modern setting when in Longyearbyen. In addition to free private parking on site, the hotel features modern 4-star rooms and a bar.

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Where to stay in Longyearbyen

About Longyearbyen

Nestled between a pair of shimmering glaciers, Longyearbyen is a gateway to the spectacular Svalbard archipelago. The compact coal mining town is a great base for exploring the region and experiencing the rugged landscapes and unique wildlife. Most guided tours depart from here, with favourites including glacier hiking, husky sledding and polar bear watching.

Things to do in Longyearbyen

The excellent Svalbard Museum charts the unique history, heritage and culture of the archipelago. Check out the exhibits on the Northern Lights and marvel at the enormous stuffed polar bear. The Wild Photo Gallery showcases works by award-winning Norwegian wildlife photographers Roy Mangersnes and Ole Jørgen Liodden. In the town centre, you’ll find a cluster of shops selling Norwegian souvenirs like reindeer-skin boots and hand-knitted sweaters.

Sailing expeditions are a unique chance to explore the Svalbard archipelago from the water. You’ll love cruising through iceberg-studded fjords and watching humpback whales breaching in the distance. There’s also a good chance of spotting polar bears, particularly from May to September.

The restaurant scene in Longyearbyen is local and laid-back, with many establishments serving local dishes like reindeer burgers, Isfjord cod and lingonberry jam. There are also a handful of cosy bars and taverns where you can enjoy dinner, drinks and live music.

Visit Longyearbyen between November and February and there’s a good chance of spotting the mesmerising Northern Lights dancing in the sky. Check the Northern Lights forecast or join a guided tour for the best chances of experiencing the phenomenon. In summer, the Midnight Sun bathes Longyearbyen in light 24/7.

Getting around Longyearbyen

Longyearbyen is compact and easy to get around on foot or by bicycle. Guided tours are the best way to explore the Svalbard archipelago, with most departing from Longyearbyen. Svalbard Airport in Longyearbyen offers direct flights to Oslo and Tromso.

Facts about staying in Longyearbyen

  • What are the best hotels in Longyearbyen?

    Longyearbyen is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Mary-Ann's Polarrigg, which has a current rating of 8.7. For other potential stays, consider Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren and Coal Miners Cabins, which can also be great places to stay in Longyearbyen.

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