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Coal Miners’ Cabins

Welcome to Spitsbergen Guesthouse - a reasonably priced and highly popular place to stay. Our hosts will always do their best to make sure you get a pleasant stay with us, and they are also happy to share their local knowledge about Svalbard with you.

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  • Internet access in public areas
  • Cooking facilities

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Spitsbergen Guesthouse offers comfortable, reasonably priced accommodation, located in the upper part of the Longyear valley and within easy reach of mountains and glaciers. The place is an excellent starting point for hiking, skiing and snowmobile trips, during both summer and winter. The guesthouse is situated about 2 kilometres from the town centre, a nice walk in beautiful surroundings.

Our three traditionally styled guest houses contain 75 single, double and triple rooms with a total of 136 beds. Breakfast is served in Stormessa, the old mess hall, where you'll also find the reception, a kiosk, TV and access to the Internet. Each guest house contains a kitchen with possibilities for self-housekeeping, TV-room, laundry room and an adequate number of bathrooms with showers/WCs


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2/28/2014 - 9/30/2014
Mon - Sun
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Facility overview

  • Internet access in public areas
  • Cooking facilities
  • Kitchen and household

    • Common kitchen
    • cooking facilities
    • shared bathroom
  • General facilities

    • laundry room
    • buffet breakfast
    • open part of year
    • wireless Internet
    • recreation room
    • lunch pack
    • internet access in public areas
  • Other accommodation

    • room included breakfast
  • Price level

    • budget

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Coal Miners’ Cabins

Spitsbergen Guesthouse offers comfortable, reasonably priced accommodation, located in the upper part of the Longyear valley and within easy reach of...

Coal Miners’ Cabins

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Silver, gold and furs are among the local products to consider. Svalbard is a duty-free area.

The Svalbard Islands

The Svalbard Islands are located in the Arctic Ocean, halfway between Norway and the North Pole. Here you will find untouched arctic wilderness.

What to do in Svalbard

Join a boat trip to watch the arctic landscape and wildlife. Or try dog sledding or a snowmobile safari.

Eating and nightlife in Svalbard

There is a selection of cafés, pubs and restaurants in Longyearbyen, the capital of Svalbard. Having your meal in a Sami turf is a special experience.

Key facts about Svalbard

Svalbard, the realm of the polar bear, has long fascinated travelers. Unique wildlife, wild nature and old mining towns are all found on the islands.

Getting to Svalbard and around

There are daily flights from Oslo to Longyearbyen, the main town on Svalbard, via Tromsø most of the year.
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