22 Nov 2019 - 23 Nov 2019

2 adults - 1 room

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The best hotels in Longyearbyen

Reviewed by travellers for travellers like you, the three top-rated hotels in Longyearbyen are Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen, Svalbard Hotell | Polfareren and Funken Lodge.


Where to stay in Longyearbyen

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Hotels near Svalbard Museum

Hotels near Longyearbyen Lokalstyre

Hotels near Svalbard Gallery


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What are travellers saying about Longyearbyen?

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JTSanta Monica

After dealing with the soft-skinned lifestyle of Souther California, this was a welcome getaway. Want to go some place quiet, cold, and remote, then this is your place. If you like to spend time in a spa and never leave your hotel, then go some place else; you'll hate it here. Not much to do, unless you like the great outdoors(!). I plan to return.

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Travel + LeisureNew York City

There is no dying allowed in this remote Arctic town—well, you can die, but you can’t be buried here. You heard that right: no body has been buried in the local cemetery in almost a hundred years. Why? The perpetually frigid temperatures prohibit corpses from properly decomposing. Following the influenza epidemic of 1917, Longyearbyen banned burials in the town’s graveyard. The local polar bear population rivals the human one, and it’s not abnormal for the townspeople to shoot a bear in self-defense (hunting is illegal). Even after a polar bear takes its last breath in this mining town, it must also be sent away for its final resting spot.

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Ulysses McSirob

Wonderfull place to be. Visting the old russian mines. Going around the numerous islands and see the king of this part of the globe ;the polar bear. A magnificent animal. The north side of the island is quite sescluded and difficult to reach, aside from the expensive costs.

Maan @Travel Binge
Maan @Travel BingeParanaque

Truly a North Pole adventure!


The least expensive month is November, with an average of £92 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Longyearbyen is March, with an average price of £200 per night.
The average price of a hotel in November last year was £138 per night. This is the same as the average nightly price seen over the previous 12 months.
In Longyearbyen, the expected average temperature in November is -7.9°C/17.8°F. The warmest month is typically July, which averages 8.8°C/47.8°F. The coolest month is February, with temperatures averaging -17.1°C/1.2°F.
The nearest airport to Longyearbyen is Longyearbyen (LYR) (3.16 miles).

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