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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 
ExcellentBased on 799 reviews

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

Coal Miners Cabins
8.2 Excellent
Vei 100-6, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
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1.6 mi from city centre, Longyearbyen, Norway 
ExcellentBased on 170 reviews

Featuring ski in/out facilities, Coal Miners' Cabins is situated in Longyearbyen and offers relaxed accommodation. It also provides free public parking on site and University Centre in Svalbard is a short car ride away.

Funken Lodge
8.8 Excellent
Vei 212-4 Longyearbyen, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
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0.9 mi from city centre, Longyearbyen, Norway 
ExcellentBased on 206 reviews

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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Average price in Svalbard:$196/night
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$120 - $479
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$119 - $266
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About Svalbard

Svalbard is an enchanting archipelago sandwiched between the Norwegian mainland and the North Pole. Wild, rugged and remote, the islands immerse you in the raw natural beauty of the Land of the Midnight Sun. Base yourself in the lively town of Longyearbyen and join guided adventure tours that take you to shimmering glaciers, windswept tundra plains and jagged icebergs.

Things to do in Svalbard

Svalbard is one of Europe’s premier summer hiking destinations, with trails for every fitness level. Set off on a family-friendly fossil-hunting hike or lace up your boots for a gruelling glacier hike or a multi-day backpacking trip through the Arctic wilderness.

The industrial town of Longyearbyen is a gateway to the Svalbard archipelago. Set between two glaciers, Longyearbyen is a great base for planning wilderness trips and connecting with tour agencies. There are a handful of attractions to visit in the town centre, including the excellent North Pole Expedition Museum and the Svalbard Global Seed Vault buried deep inside a mountain. The Wild Photo Gallery features stunning prints by iconic Norwegian photographers Roy Mangersnes and Ole Jørgen Liodden.

Guided tours are a great way to venture beyond the tourist trail and discover the Svalbard wilderness. Multi-day sailing trips take you through iceberg-filled fjords and past soaring sea cliffs. Other favourites include guided glacier hikes, snowmobile expeditions and husky sledding adventures.

Polar bears, Arctic foxes and Svalbard reindeer are just some of the wild animals that inhabit the Svalbard archipelago. Around 3,000 bears live in the region, with May to September offering the best chances of spotting the magnificent creatures.

In winter, Svalbard is one of the best places in Norway to chase the mesmerising Northern Lights. Visit in summer and you’ll experience the famous Midnight Sun, which sees Svalbard drenched in light for 24 hours a day.

Getting around Svalbard

Guided tours are the best way to explore Svalbard, as the archipelago has very few roads. All tours depart from Longyearbyen. The town is compact and easy to get around on foot or by bicycle. Svalbard Airport in Longyearbyen offers direct flights to Oslo and Tromso.

Facts about staying in Svalbard

  • Where is the best place to stay in Svalbard?

    When visiting Svalbard, consider checking out Longyearbyen, one of the most sought after locations.

  • What are the best hotels in Svalbard?

    Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen is a very popular hotel in Svalbard with a score of 8.1 from 799 reviews. Gjestehuset 102 (8.6 from 606 reviews) and Mary-Ann's Polarrigg (8.8 from 1,101 reviews) are also highly rated Svalbard hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.