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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

shared wash rooms is the only down fall. other than that clean neat and tidy. worth a visit, the food is brilliant, warm and cozy. all the staff are help full and informative. easy to get to from the airport.

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Tromso, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I stayed at Mary-Ann´s for ca 1 week during the summer of 2016 and I can very warmly recommend the place. Mary-Ann did everything in her power to help out people, and during the brief time I stayed there, she managed to help many people to get a roof over their heads in the hectic high-season when lodging was hard... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

For the price offered..you get a tiny room with a very small bed. that's it. Absolutely nothing more. No bathroom(only on corridor), no tv, no wifi in the room. Of course you hear everything from the corridor as well.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Stayed two nights, separated by 12 days. Different rooms but both clean and comfy. Wifi worked well in both rooms. The bathrooms were basic but adequate with hot water. Towels are provided but apart from shower gel there are no other toiletries. The curtains in the first room could have been darker but in the second room, no problem with... More 

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I've been here 4 nights ( 20/24 july/2016). Position: about 300 mt distance from the center. Rooms: clean, comfortable bed. Point of weakness: bathroom: very very small, we did not have the towels changed for 4 days straight. But you could expect it ( maybe not in a Hotel) Starting 23th, lunch time, hot water went off, we had to... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Clean and tidy room but very basic. No WiFi and TV in the room. The bed was comfortable and I had a good night's sleep. The breakfast was also basic but nothing to complain about. Value for the money? Questionable...

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Thank 343andersb
Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The hotel is made to look a bit rough, but have the basic comforts that is demanded. It is quit cosy and homey. You can if you like cook ur own food e.g. Breakfast is really good, the restaurant greenhouse like room very nice. Dinner was a bit more shaky, but still acceptable.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The rooms where small och meagre. The atmosphere friendly. Breakfast was descent and the staff helpful. The winter garden / restaurant has good food and excellent service. The establishment is located out of the village but remember the village is 200 meter long and the distance to down town is 300 meters. Middle class price considering the prices in Norway... More 

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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great location. Great decor. Great feel to the place. Fantastic restaurant inside. Downsides, expensive and breakfast not included. Pay extra each day to use the self service kitchen (for the rates, this should absolutely be free!). Needs black out curtains in the rooms! Everyone was saying it. Needs better wifi throughout the hotel, not just very unreliable wifi in the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

OK room - shared bathroom worked fine because there is several of them. Nice hotel with caracter and lots of space so you don't have to stay in your room. Restaurant with lokal food. A special place to stay in

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come join us up north at Mary-Ann`s Polarrigg, a somewhat different Hotel/Rig in Longyearbyen. Here at Mary-Ann`s we have a relaxed and homey environment that will suite everybody.Stay as the miners did back in the days in our authentic Miners Rig, or if you prefer Hotel standard you can try our Luxury Rig instead.In the day time we can assist in booking of trips from our local tour operators or if you just want a day of relaxation in our onsite spa that is also possible. For groups we can also offer a fully equipped conference room.In the evening you can try food from our delicious menu in our Vinterhagen Restaurant where we serve both Thai food and traditional Norwegian and Arctic food.Come join us for an experience of a lifetime here at Mary-Ann’s Polarrigg. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mary-Ann's Polarrigg

Address: Skjaeringa | Postboks 17, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: £93 - £306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mary-Ann's Polarrigg 2.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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Mary-Ann's Polarrigg Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard
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“Costly compared to the standard but that goes for many things in Spitsbergen.”
 of 5 bubbles 343andersb, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The family rooms are quite small. Does not fit grown up kids.”
 of 5 bubbles 865keivana, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you want a room just for sleeping, and want to save money for great activities and trips, that's one of the cheapest options.”
 of 5 bubbles annahF9609UN, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“You can upgrade to ensuite but I was working on a budget...”
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“There are rooms with view but just remember you are in svalbard and it really doesn't matter.”
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