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Olsztyn, Poland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really nice place to stay! A bit walking distance to the town, 20-30 minutes, it really doesn't matter, we enjoyed even that. On arrival we got there with shuttle bus, but on departure we used taxi and for 2 persons price was actually not much higher so that is good option. Reception staff is extraordinary, always friendly and smiling,helping us...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lightning fast response to emails by Olena regarding booking since the very beginning! I arrived at the snow blizzard, airport shuttle was free for everyone. The place is nice and cozy. Had a conversation with Olena about activities available at the moment and got nice "tips and tricks" that are very useful to know. Good wifi, nice bed :) .....

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you so much for the feedback, we are working for to be better :) Hope to see you again :) Olena

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most that I like was the people working at the Guesthouse 102. They were simply AMAZING, specially Olena (the nice girl at the reception) who was so kind, trusted, helpful and always smiling. The breakfast was also great, specially because they included soy milk on it (since I don't drink regular milk). Just an incredible staying, in a warm,...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear Keisuke Y, Thank you so much for the warm words and feedback. We are waiting for you in the summer :) Olena

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While I was initially disheartened to learn this hostel was located pretty far out of town, I really began to love the charm the location brought. Though Longyearbyen is already a tiny town, being on the outskirts added to my pursuit of isolation. The walk to downtown was also a nice way to get some time to myself. My flight...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

So sweet, Henry, thank you. sometimes the weather on Svalbard can be challenging but we are happy to help any time. If the weather will not be suitable for planes, you are welcome to stay one more night :) I am not Norwegian by origin, but thank you for the compliment Olena

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perfect experience!! Very nice (and abundant) breakfast! Excellente assistance during activity booking, very nice atmosphere! The room is also fine, a bit small and without desk, but that it the right excuse to use the shared space (the two kitchens and the living room!). The position is also nice, even if not in the centre (I mean, 10 minutes from...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Hello Laura, Thank you for the feedback, we have a lot of games in the cupboard in the TV room of the 2st floor, I am so sorry that you have not find them, but it is for the next time :) You are very welcome to come back. Olena

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I recommend this place 100%. Our experience was absolutely amazing. Our main goal was to see some Northern lights, and that is why this spot is perfect, 1 minutes walk to a dark area. Where it is easy to see them. The only downfall is that its a bit far , 30 mins walk to the centrum. The staff are...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Thank you very much Khate, It is true that Nybyen is the easiest place for to observe Aurora, welcome back in summer to see the difference :) Olena

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed 3 days at this wonderful place. The staff was very nice and helpful, and always provided me with good advice. The place was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was great and it is nice to have the possibility to cook your own food in the all equipped kitchen. It is not located in the very centre of Longyearbyen,...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Charlotteim, we are thankful for recommendations and hope to see you soon :) Olena

Hyvinkaa, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, good service and very good value for money. Although located quite far from city center, this guest house is just next to darkness and mountains. You can step simply step outiside to see the northern lights or go hiking. Heated floors throughout the house add to coziness.

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear anttijussipyykkonen, We thank you for such a fantastic description, and thank you for the feedback and time. Hope to see you again one beautiful day. Olena

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My few days at the Guest House 102 were exactly as I expected. The staff were happy to help, and often went above the call of duty. Olena, the manager, was able to help with a number of unusual requests and was clearly doing so for other guest groups. She and all the staff have a passion for Longyearbyen. The...

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Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Guest House 102, responded to this review

Dear alexC2699ZC, We are on duty to help any time, we thank you for the feedback and happy to assist in any questions. Olena

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would like to highly recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a cheap and quality hostel. Always friendly staff will help you enjoy your stay and will give you good advise about the trips around the Longyearbyen. Best choice for everyone!

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Dear Traveller, We appreciate your feedback and would be happy to accommodate you again. Olena

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guesthouse 102 is a budget accommodation located in Nybyen, about 2 km from the center of Longyearcity. From 1946 till 2001 the guesthouse was the home of the minors. In 1999 barrack 102 became a Guesthouse 102. The Guesthouse 102 has 61 beds (single rooms, double rooms and 4 person quads). We offer lodging with character, casual atmosphere, history and soul. The standard is simple but pleasant «Welcome to Guesthouse 102, your home away from home». ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guest House 102

Address: Nybyen | pb 163, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: £55 - £124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Guest House 102 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Gjestehuset 102 (Guest House 102) Hotel Longyearbyen
Guest House 102 Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard
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“The room with view towards the mountain gives an oportunity to watch northern lights from your window.”
 of 5 bubbles Maciej66, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Single rooms are very spacey and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Excellent view to mountains in every room.”
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 of 5 bubbles anttijussipyykkonen, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are quiet and similar sizes”
 of 5 bubbles alexC2699ZC, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with view on the mountain and not on the road to see northern light from your bed”
 of 5 bubbles IJennifer, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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