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Gjestehuset 102

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“guest house”(24 reviews)
“northern lights”(20 reviews)
“dorm room”(6 reviews)
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place, just a couple of minutes from the best place in town to watch the northern lights! They have a really well equipped kitchen, tea and coffee available and two linving room (all that opened 24/7). The breakfast and the Wifi are included and...More

Thank Claire R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived in Longyearbyen in January 2018 - the dead of winter. Despite the arctic wind and ice outside, one can expect a warm and friendly welcome from the staff who are very helpful and offer great advice on things to do in the area....More

Thank Cameron F
Response from Gjestehuset102, Front Office Manager at Gjestehuset 102Responded 3 weeks ago

Cameron, You are very welcome and thank you for such a nice and positive feedback! We would be happy to accommodate you again and again! Olena Hindseth

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I was staying in Guesthouse last year and it was just amazing! Everything was really perfect: from the nice price for a room to kind and helpful staff. There was a breakfast included and it was really nice start for a day in the Arctic....More

Thank Astromadman
Response from Gjestehuset102, Front Office Manager at Gjestehuset 102Responded 3 weeks ago

Dear Astromadman, We are very thankful for the time you have stayed with us and for such a nice feedback :) Janet is waving back :) We hope to see you again! Olena Hindseth

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Guesthouse 102 was an extremely cosy place. Met lots of friendly people. The receptionist was very helpful. Although you think it might be far from the city, it is actually a 2 minute walk to a dark place where you can see the northern lights....More

Thank sy740123
Response from Gjestehuset102, Front Office Manager at Gjestehuset 102Responded 10 January 2018

Thank you so much Sy740123, It is very pleasant to read. Olena Hindseth

Reviewed 17 December 2017

After arriving in from the swirling and unforgiving arctic winds, the initial impression of the hostel seems minimalistic yet professional. The rooms function adequately, with the exception of becoming very stuffy as there is limited to no ventilation and opening a window, at least during...More

Thank Max M
Response from Guesthouse102, Front Office Manager at Gjestehuset 102Responded 24 December 2017

Thank you Max, I hope your honest description will help other people, we hope to see you soon again. Olena Hindseth

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$82 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$82 - US$156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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SnappleSpice
24 December 2017|
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Response from Gjestehuset102 | Property representative |
It is about 20-30 minutes, depends on your fitness :) Olena Hindseth
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Hello, you will find the key in the envelope with your name on it in the green post box just outside the front door. If there is a problem, have a contact by telephone: +47 90 30 321, the staff has a shift 24/7 by... More
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"best views"
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"Most rooms are the same, so I would recommend choosing a room close to the entrance as you'll be tired..."
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"Very quiet, great view from the window"
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"Dorms are good to meet new people, and are cheaper. They are clean!"
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