70% Based on 625 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen places you in the heart of Longyearbyen, within a 10-minute walk of University Centre in Svalbard and 1.7 km (1 mi) from Svalbard Church. Highlights at this hotel include 2 spa tubs, a restaurant, and free buffet breakfast.

TVs with cable channels are featured in all 95 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, hairdryers, and desks. Dining in is an option with room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and slippers.

The restaurant, Restaurant Nansen, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Barentz Pub is the hotel's own sports bar, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. 2476 square feet (230 square metres) of event facilities include 4 meeting rooms and conference rooms. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a sauna, and a coffee shop/café. Free breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 4-star Longyearbyen hotel, you'll be 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Svalbard Museum.

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£187 per night

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

70% of guests recommend out of 625 reviews

Excellent 142
Good 298
Average 140
Poor 28
Terrible 17
Value <span>3.5</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>3.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.0</span> out of 5

About the Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen

Location Vei 229-3, Longyearbyen, 9171

Property Features

Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen offers its guests 2 hot tubs and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 2476 square feet (230 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A library, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free. This 4-star Longyearbyen hotel is smoke free.

  • 95 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 3 conference rooms
  • 2476 sq ft of conference space
  • 230 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1994
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference facilities
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • On-site shopping
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Longyearbyen (LYR-Svalbard) (4.8 km / 3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen offers 95 forms of accommodation with minibars and complimentary bathrobes. Televisions come with Cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary slippers and a hairdryer. Longyearbyen's hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Restaurant Nansen – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Barentz Pub – This sports bar specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

2 hot tubs are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sledding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance for details.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NOK 300 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NOK 75 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NOK 25.00 (one-way), (from 0 to 12 years old)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NOK 300 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen Longyearbyen
  • Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen
  • Radisson Blu Polar Spitsbergen Longyearbyen
  • Radisson Blu Polar Spitsbergen
  • Radisson Longyearbyen
  • Longyearbyen Radisson
  • Radisson Blu Polar Hotel, Spitsbergen, Longyearbyen Svalbard

You should know

  • Up to 2 children 4 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.