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Centrally located in Longyearbyen, Svalbard Hotell Polfareren offers 24-hour reception, free WiFi internet access, a terrace and modern rooms with flat-screen TVs. A tour desk, snowmobile safaris and dog sledding are offered on site.

Spread over multiple buildings, Svalbard Hotell offers guest room accommodation or self-catering apartments with a well-equipped kitchen and a washing machine.

Free tea/coffee and internet computers are available in the lobby. The hotel's Polfareren Restaurant offers a menu of Nordic, French and Asian inspired dishes. Beers from Svalbard Brewery and wine can be ordered from the wine bar.

Free private parking spaces are provided on site. Svalbard Airport is 3.1 miles away, and a shuttle bus stops right by the hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren has been welcoming guests since 18 Oct 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Svalbard Church
    0.3 miles
  • Svalbard Museum
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Svalbar pub and restaurant
    0 miles
  • Cafe/bar Svalbar pub and restaurant
    0 miles
Closest airports
  • Svalbard Airport
    3.1 miles
How to get to Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren from Svalbard Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Polfareren Restaurant

    Cuisine: Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Ski equipment hire on site
  • Live sport events (broadcast) Off-site
  • Live music/performance Off-site
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights Off-site Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
  • Horse riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Skiing
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness facilities
  • Public Bath Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Norwegian
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 4 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request
NOK 250 per child, per night
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
NOK 750 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking more than 9 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren

  • The prices at Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Canoeing
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Bike tours
    • Horse riding
    • Live music/performance
    • Public Bath
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren is 350 yards from the centre of Longyearbyen.

  • Check-in at Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 15min

  • Room options at Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite

  • Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren has 1 restaurant:

    • Polfareren Restaurant

  • Guests staying at Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet