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Reviewed 6 August 2016

We where only eating dinner at the hotels restaurant, not sleep over. When we arrived the hotel reception, the elderly lady which was supposed to greet us at the reception didn't even look up from what ever she did behind the desk. When she finaly did, she was not at all service minded or smiling. She followed us to the...

Thank Anette G
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A comfortable, warm and clean hotel that did just fine for two nights of a bird watching tour of Finland and Norway. An excellent base from which to explore the area. The immediate area was a bit bleak but surrounding area fantastic.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Hotel is situated near the town but almost in waste ground. Inside was a great improvement with lovely wildlife photos adorning the walls of the public area, The room was decent with a reasonable en-suite and was very comfortable. The buffet dinner was very good but had a small selection. The breakfast buffet was superb with some lovely fresh and...

Thank Staffsmartin
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

A warm, comfortable hotel with friendly helpful staff and wonderful food. Always juice, coffee, tea and biscuits available when you come in from the cold after bird watching in the harbour. . Fantastic scenery and waterfront. Would recommend highly.

1Thank 110alyson
Scotland, UK
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Spent three nights here in early March 2016. Could not have asked for more - fantastic breakfasts and dinners and lovely refurbished rooms.What makes this place so special is the staff. Always friendly and helpful and willing to get that extra mile - e.g. putting out coffee for a our 4.45am departure on two consecutive mornings so we had a...

1Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 25 March 2015

...of providing comfortable, warm and pleasant accommodation in a remote part of Norway. Used as fall back Hotel when the Hurtigruten ferry cant make ssome of the small harbours. When this happens breakfast may run thin (as in our case).

1Thank exbiztraveller
East Horsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We stayed at the Polar Hotel for one night last week after disembarking from the Hurtegruten at midnight. We arrived with the hotel closed down for the night but with the front door open and our room key left on the reception desk. Trust comes with the territory in this part of the world. Our room was fairly basic but...

Reviewed 10 April 2014

When travelling to arctic places you expect to pay premium prices and I understand the necessity of this and I have no qualms about recommending this hotel. It doesn't look great from outside and is positioned in a way that doesn't allow for any views of the harbour & fjord [a real missed opportunity] but it's easy to find and...

2Thank drcolin
Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Had a brief 1 night stop here as part of a northern finland and arctic Norway birding trip in early mar. Staff were very helpful and their was a continuous supply of free coffee available. Good food, clean warm rooms and comfortable beds. What more can you ask for

2Thank simon e
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Arrived at midnight to a welcome note and room key left out in reception ready for our stay. Lovely room, big tv,comfy bed, slept like a log but up early as only there for a short stop-over en route to Kongsfjord. The hotel has recently been refurbished and both the reception area and the dining room have a spacious and...

1Thank Kaygee2014

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Polar Hotel

Address: Valen 2, Batsfjord 9990, Norway (Formerly Quality Hotel)
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Batsfjord Municipality > Batsfjord
Price Range: £101 - £125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Polar Hotel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Go King Crab fishing, arranged via the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles KGHLLH, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The hotel can arrange for a Zodiac trip around the harbour for you. It's quite an adventure”
 of 5 bubbles drcolin, 10 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Do not go here!”
 of 5 bubbles 810birgith, 9 Dec 2013 | Read review
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