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Basecamp Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We've been on this hotel on August 2015 and come back on February 2016. Svalbard is one of the most incredible places you can visit. You will repeat it for sure. And Basecamp hotel is the kind of hotel that suits perfectly when you are in town while exploring Svalbard. Great decoration, nice staff and good rooms. Book with Basecamp...

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BasecampSpitsbergen, Leder  at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Its a pleasure to read such a great review, thank you very much. We love what we are doing and this absolutely pushes us further in the right direction. Welcome back to us soon :)

Norway
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I have been in Longyearbyen four times during the last eight years. Three times at Basecamp hotel - twice in a suite and just now in a nice triple. The hotel and the rooms are quite rough. But without doubt the most interesting and most "cosy" in Longyearbyen. Very nice and helpful staff. Delicious breakfast. Beautiful view from the rooms....

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BasecampSpitsbergen, Leder  at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving such great words to us here, it truly means a lot to us. We already look forward to welcome you and your family back here again.

Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were there from 9th - 11th August 2016. We liked this hotel a lot. The view of resident houses were beautiful, specially with midnight sun. The stuff were super friendly! The hotel room has all modern amenities but it is made of wood. Even though it is made of wood, the insulation has been properly taken care of and...

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BasecampSpitsbergen, Leder  at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Hi We really appreciate your kind words here on Trip Advisor, thank you very much. Help us to spread the word and we, off course, hope to see you back here soon. Have a great day

Birtavarre, Norway
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We have been traveling a lot, and has been staying at different hotels in the world. This one is the most interesting hotel we have been at so far. The room is like an old arctic trappers cabin, and the rest of the hotel is based on the same. We had a comfy stay and sleeped well. The breakfast was...

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BasecampSpitsbergen, Leder  at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you very much for your kind words, it really means a lot to us. Its great to read that you would come back to us, we hope that is in the near future. Have a great day

New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We booked a couple of trips with them and were really impressed by the lobby and its bathrooms. I can't imagine what the actual rooms looked like. Would be a great place for people willing to splurge. Their tours and their customer service were top notch.

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BasecampSpitsbergen, Leder  at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Antonius! Thank you so much. I hope you enjoyed all the trips we booked for you. Next time; come stay with us :) And thank you for posting on Tripadvisor

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Very friendly staff. Many people. They also have a bar. The decoration is very Norwegian, all in wood !!! Here you can use your shoes/boots ;-) You can meet with friends even if you are in a different hotel. Excellent time. You can meet the same people you met on your flight.

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BasecampSpitsbergen, Leder  at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for leaving your thoughts here. Kroa restaurant is for sure a great place to hang out and the food is amazing. We at basecamp Hotel are very lucky to have them nextdoor.

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A last minute plan to visit svalbard was made extra special by our stay in basecamp hotel. From the thoughtful decor to the genuine warmth of all the staff, we would never consider staying anywhere else in the arctic. I know i keep saying this, but we definitely be back. Scott & Harvey

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BasecampSpitsbergen, Leder  at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Scott & Harvey It was great to have you here, We hope to see you back here anytime soon :)

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed here for one night and adored the place. The Basecamp is right in the city center, so the location is very practical, but less exotic than one might expect by the name. Once inside with your shoes off, we discovered how attention was given to every single detail of the decoration. This, combined with the great staff, informal...

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BasecampSpitsbergen, Leder  at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving us your comment! Such an honest review, it’s a reason we love our job at the Basecamp hotel, it’s truly a charming place and so much impressions for our guests to absorb. The fact that all our 16 rooms are individually built, one by one, absolutely gives the rooms a special touch.

Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Our room at Basecamp Hotel was cozy, warm, rustic, and comfortable. The bed was especially comfortable. The 24 hours of sunshine was not an issue since it was mostly cloudy and rainy during our overnight stay. The lobby area was large enough for our group to meet. Breakfast was very good and included yogurt, tea, bread, and cheese. Staff were...

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Thank you very much for leaving us you comment! We hope to see you back here anytime soon. Wish you a great weekend :) /Sandra

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This Place got a real trapper cabin feel over it. Very cozy with very individually designed rooms and super friendly staff. I also really like the ecological concept that Basecamp has. Nice breakfast in a very rustic but also cozy diningroom. It is one of the most centrally located places in Longyearbyen and they can help you with any kind...

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BasecampSpitsbergen, Leder  at Basecamp Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, thank you for choosing Basecamp and that you will come back. Our Cognacs Attic is a issue during the sunny summers, we are working with it to find a cooling solution. Thank you for leaving your comment on Trip Advisor, much appreciated.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Basecamp Hotel is situated right at the heart of Longyearbyen, among restaurants, pubs, shops and bank. It is absolutely Longyearbyen's most amazing hotel; decorated in traditional trapper's style with driftwood, sealskins, pictures and objects that illustrate the past and current trappers' life in the Arctic. Despite its rusticity, Basecamp Hotel offers high quality accommodation with unique style! Basecamp Hotel is part of Basecamp Explorer Spitsbergen, which operates day trips and expeditions to Isfjord Radio, Trapper’s Station and Nordenskiöld Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Basecamp Hotel

Address: Main street of Svalbard | Boks 316, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway (Formerly Trapper's Hotel)
Region: Norway > Svalbard > Spitsbergen > Longyearbyen
Price Range: ₹ 13,235 - ₹ 23,065 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Basecamp Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Family room slept 5 comfortably with fantastic sleeping platform and cosy seating area .”
carolinehart, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
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“One suite has a queenbed”
snorringBommel, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed to be quiet.”
nightingale1972, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Call the hotel and ask them about available rooms. Each room is slightly different. They try to be as accommodating as possible.”
sport10010, 19 May 2016 | Read review
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