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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Excellent Hospitalty. Lovely breakfast and coffee galore throughout. Quirky Norwegian design. Roasting showers. Only dropped a star on lack of morning breakfast before the early flight (which does go daily) to Oslo. Apparently, if you notify them they will arrange. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Duff B
Response from Lise G, Leder  at Basecamp HotelResponded 20 September 2017

Hello Duff B, We appreciate those kind words. I apologize for the inconvenience regarding the breakfast. /Best Regards Lise

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Wow, where to begin... I loved this hotel. The hotel is finished using reclaimed wood (purchased from a Russian mining town), creating a warm, inviting space. The rooms are unique (the photos show this well), very well maintained, and - with the crisp white sheets...More

Thank SomebodysDad
Response from Lise G, Leder  at Basecamp HotelResponded 20 September 2017

Hey :) Thanks for your lovely feedback! We appreciate those kind words. /Best Regards Lise

Reviewed 29 July 2017

A perfect stay - truly was our base camp in Svalbard. We stayed a few nights prior to circumnavigate Svalbard and enjoyed every moment at the hotel. Upon arrival, the team sat down and gave us an orientation to Longyearbyen and pointed out useful places...More

Thank seamusandandy
Response from Lise G, Leder  at Basecamp HotelResponded 20 September 2017

Hey :) Thanks for your lovely feedback! We appreciate those kind words. /Best Regards Lise

Reviewed 27 July 2017

A very quirky place to stay - full of surprises: - Arrived at 1.00 a.m. in the morning and it's broad daylight (very weird). Notice on front door informs me that reception closed a few hours earlier and to ring a number. However within a...More

2  Thank Geoff H
Response from Lise G, Leder  at Basecamp HotelResponded 20 September 2017

Hello Geoff, Thanks for your lovely feedback! We appreciate those kind words. /Best Regards Lise

Reviewed 21 July 2017

You have traveled to the Northernmost town in the world. A town with only 2000 residents who are more comfortable on a snowmobile or dog sled than a car. Why would you stay in a hotel that feels like home? From the moment you walk...More

Thank AndyF811
Response from Lise G, Leder  at Basecamp HotelResponded 20 September 2017

Hey Andy, Thanks for your lovely feedback! We appreciate those kind words. /Best Regards Lise

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19 September 2017|
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Hello Jen. Thank you for your question. In Desember it is dark 24/7 but you can still go on activities. For more information regarding witch one, please send us an e-mail. Best regards Lise Gulstad General manager
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1. In July maybe the chance to see polar bears is when participating on a cruise/boat trip that visit glaciers and remote areas. 2. Airplane ARRIVALS differs. See SAS airline and Norwegian airlines 3. Airplane DEPARURES... More
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