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Overlooking the small town of Longyearbyen, the Spitsbergen Hotel has its historical roots as the headquarters and officers’ mess for the early coal mining company that operated on Svalbard in the 1940s.

Now fully refurbished and modernised, the hotel retains the character and feel of a gentlemen's club, with its library, fireplace and billiard table ideal for drinking whiskey and plotting Arctic explorations.

The rooms and corridors are decorated with historic photographs, old maps and newspaper clippings. Facilities include a sauna and a cosy bar.

Why We Love It
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The hotel's Funktionærmessen restaurant is the best in town, with views to match.

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Itineraries that feature Spitsbergen Hotel

Best for: Couples and Solo Travellers
Svalbard Big Short Break
If you're after the quintessential arctic Big Short Break destination, look no further than Norway's Svalbard archipelago. On this five-day trip...
4 Days
From £2,290pp

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Kate L and Victoria are our 'Spitsbergen Hotel' experts and as seasoned travellers they have the inside track on the most memorable adventures.

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