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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice hotel with an exceptional location in the town centre of Longyearbyen. The hotel is quite modern and stylish. As in many other hotels in Longyearbyen, you need to take of your shoes when entering the hotel (unfortunately not all visitors respects this tradition which results in wet floor and socks from time-to-time). The breakfast, served... More 

Thank Anders S
Spitsbergen T, Resepsjonssjef at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to welcome you to Svalbard, Anders. We were more than happy to be of assistance during your stay and it is lovely to read that you found value in the hotel's facilities. We are indeed proud of the view the hotel and restuarant offers over Adventfjorden and always enjoy hearing that our guests appreciated it as... More 

Buskerud, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room 101-123, odd numbers, is placed in the cellar with a view upwards to the parking lot. Avoid these rooms. The shower runs all over the floor, and the drain is located on the highest level. The cleaning of the room wasn't to good, the same empty beer bottle, from the last guest I guess, was still on the floor... More 

Thank BTSwang
CarlsonRezidor, Customer Support Specialist at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen, responded to this review

Thank you for reaching out and writing your review and it is great to hear that you liked our staff's service and our location. We are sorry you were not satisfied with the accommodations of your room in terms of the cleaning and the view. We will review the conditions of your room with our housekeeping staff to ensure all... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Landed for the second time above the Artic Circle first stop Tromsö and finally Longyearbyen, Svalbard. We were greeted by the super friendly shuttlebus driver “Wille” I believe a super friendly and funny person sat I very high standard for the rest of the inhabitants at Longyearbyen. We all started to laugh when we saw the logo of Radison sat... More 

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Cooridnator at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen, responded to this review

Thanks for your very nice review. Your stay gets an extra good start, if you get picked up by Willy at the airport! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit in the Arctic, and your stay at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel :-) Welcome back in another season! Anne More 

Tromso, Norway
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The location of the hotel is good: close to the main street in Longyearbyen. The rooms are nice, although mine was quite cold when I arrived. The breakfast was very nice, and overall the staff was friendly and service-minded.

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Coordinator at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen, responded to this review

Hi Aasne Thanks for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Welcome back to the island :-) Anne More 

Klaksvik, Faroe Islands
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128 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Radisson Blu keeps the standard high even on top of the world. The hotel is modern, well-maintained and centrally located. Fantastic breakfasts! Spacious rooms with a convenient kitchenette. It is THE place to stay in Longyearbyen.

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Coordinator at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen, responded to this review

Thanks for a nice review! The Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, at the beginning (end :-) ) of the city, with at nice view of Adventcalley, is a good place to stay! Welcome back! Anne More 

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183 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stayed here as our expedition was leaving from this hotel the next day. It was really central, the room was good, free wifi,and a really good breakfast. Near to all the 'sights' in Longyearbyen, so very happy with our stay.

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36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Radison Blu is a good hotel with lovely views. Staff very friendly and extremely helpful. Room was of a good standard but sadly not much of a view. We had an evening meal which was from the Buffett and the choice was excellent, breakfast the following morning was also buffett and just as good

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110 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is an excellent larger facility in the far northern Island of Spitsbergen and in the village of Longyearbyen. It is at latitude 78.13 north, so it is on the tunda. It is a full service hotel with a staff that are very helpful and caring. The rooms are nice with amenities that you might expect of a good hotel.... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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82 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This is a 3 star hotel with very limited services. We had a junior suite which was situated in another building. Crossing over in the august weather was fine but i would hate to do that in the extreme weather. The suite itself felt like a basic room with very basic amenities. Breakfast spread is good.

Thank SidJHyd
Vancouver Island, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Nice hotel. Ask for a main floor room overlooking the Fjord and mountains. Excellent breakfast. There are no elevators so if you have trouble with stairs stay on the main floor. Nice staff, tour operators will pick you up at the main door which is really convenient. Shuttle bus from the airport drops you right at the hotel as well.... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen

Address: Road 500, PO Box 554, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: £125 - £296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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“Avoid rooms in the basement.”
 of 5 bubbles BTSwang, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try the Gastro Bar! And the Local IPA, Ale, Lager”
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“Rooms on the west side”
 of 5 bubbles eysturland, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay on first floor main building; no elevators available for luggage”
 of 5 bubbles IdaIllinois, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You are expected to take your shoes off throughout the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 261JamesC261, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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