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    Trapper's Hotel

    Stay at the most unique hotel in Longyearbyen. Decorated in trapper's style with driftwood, sealskins, pictures and objects that illustrates the past and current life in the Arctic. Despite the rustic style the hotel has a high standard and modern comforts
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    NOK 1.050
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    Back Country Skiing Hotel

    The world's northernmost Back Country Skiing Hotel is in Longyearbyen. There are several untouched glaciers and mountain peaks waiting just for you! Join our experienced guides to the summits around Longyearbyen.
    Prices from:
    NOK 1.090
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    Meetings & Conferences

    Trappers Hotel has meeting rooms with modern audio visual equipment. You can arrange your meeting in unique trapper’s atmosphere not like any other. With the unique arctic atmosphere you will be sure to be full of fresh ideas.
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    Did you have a nice holiday? Maybe you had the time of your life? What did you think about the Trapper's Hotel? How about our staff? All feedback is warmly welcome! You can comment your stay with Basecamp Spitsbergen on Spitsbergen on our guestbook!
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Basecamp Hotel

Previously known as Trapper's Hotel. We guarantee that this is Longyearbyen’s most unique hotel; decorated in a traditional trapper style with driftwood, sealskin and slate.
About the Basecamp 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!

Basecamo Hotel has 16 rooms and can accommodate more than 40 people. Each room has its individual decorations in traditional trapper style with driftwood, sealskin and slate. There are no two rooms like each other. In all our rooms there are comfortable beds, private bathrooms with shower and wireless internet connections. In double rooms we have either two single beds or one double bed. In triple rooms we have bunk beds in real trapper’s style. Double beds are on request only. Two of the rooms in Basecamo Hotel are suites, with separate bedrooms, lounge and bathroom. From all the rooms you have lovely view over the town and towards the mountains surrounding the valley of Longyeardalen.
Keeping true to the Trappers Style, there are no televisions in the rooms, but you are more than welcome to borrow some arctic books from the lobby and just enjoy the arctic atmosphere in your room. If you still yearn after evening programs you can climb up to our “Cognac loft” where we have big screen television for our guest to use.
Northern lights
In the arctic you have a good chance to see beautiful northern lights dancing across the sky. Svalbard is one of the few places on earth where you can see the northern lights also during day time. Our receptionists are more than happy to inform you whenever there are northern lights on display. Just let them know that you are eager to see the nature's own film in live and they will let you know. Also we have built a loft called “Cognac Loft” with big windows across the ceiling. You can sit down after dinner, get a cup of coffee and just look out to the sky! What a perfect way to finish your adventurous day in the arctic!
Conferences & Meetings

Basecamp Hotel has rooms that can be used for private groups or as meeting rooms with modern audio visual equipment. You can arrange your meeting in unique trapper’s atmosphere not like any other. With the unique atmosphere around you, you will be sure to have fresh ideas and plenty of new visions. In the evening we can arrange delicious dinner at the authentic Trappers Station with similar atmosphere to top of your arctic meeting!
Worlds Northernmost Back Country Skiing Hotel

Basecamo Hotel is the northernmost back country skiing hotels in the world. There are several magnificent mountains just a day trip away from the hotel. With only few locals around there are good chances for untouched snow on the mountains and glaciers. Experience the arctic nature on skies and let the majestic mountains and glaciers show your way! We recommend you to take one of our guides with you to lead the group and take care of the polar bear safety on your trip.
Relax and enjoy!

Sometimes it’s all right to do nothing. Not always does the life have to be about achievements and goals, sometimes you can just enjoy the arctic silence! The calm atmosphere of Basecamo Hotel gives you the opportunity to lower your shoulders and leave the stress behind you. Grab a cup of coffee and sit down in our “Cognac Loft” where the glass ceiling displays the whole arctic sky with stars and northern lights right above your head.
Facilities at Basecamp Hotel

Our reception is open daily from 7 am till 10 pm during the high season. After the reception hours we have on-call phone to answer any of your problems. Our helpful staff is more than happy to help you with any questions you might have. Ask our reception about local restaurants or café or good places to visit. We hope we can make your arctic adventure even better! All our prices include breakfast, which is served every morning between 7 am and 10 am. You have access to wireless internet everywhere in the hotel. In the lobby we have comprehensive library of arctic books. You are more than welcome to sit down and have a hot drink while enjoy the arctic stories. Complementary coffee or tea is served in the lobby with small snack all day along. Or you can purchase your alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages from our bar, which is open during reception hours. The airport shuttle will take you easily from the airport to our hotel and back. You can ask the timetables from our reception. If you want to wander around in the settlement and like to have bit more speed you can rent bicycles and packed lunch from the reception for your tour. Just remember to stay inside the settlement to avoid unwanted encountering with the polar bears.

Basecamp Spitsbergen
P.O.Box 316
9171 Longyearbyen
Phone: +47 79 02 46 00
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