You can choose to upgrade to the historical and authentic Funken Lodge. Built in 1947, the hotel was recently completely renovated. It is full of modern amenities while still retaining much of its original character. Follow the photos, pictures, old maps and newspaper stories that line the walls to gain insight into the intriguing history here.
Through the windows, you’ll have great views of the nearby glaciers as well as the town of Longyearbyen. This hotel is perfectly designed to be your luxury retreat in the midst of your Arctic summer adventure.
- Enjoy a meal in the Funktionærmessen Restaurant. Inspired by international cuisine and using the best local ingredients, it’s a must-try during your stay here. Sharing is encouraged, so you’ll receive generous portions in order for everyone to try a variety of the delicious food
- Relax in the cosy lounge area equipped with a fireplace and polar library with tales of the Arctic
- For an extra special touch, go wine and champagne tasting in the Det Gamle Nordpolet, an Old Wine Monopoly. Payable locally
- Make use of the free WiFi throughout the hotel and keep in touch with your loved ones
Standard double: enjoy views of the Arctic countryside from your spacious and cosy room equipped with a king-sized bed, armchair and ensuite bathroom with shower and hairdryer. You’ll also have an iron and ironing board, a minibar, coffee machine, kettle and flat-screen TV.
Standard single: the rooms come with a comfortable single bed, bathroom with shower and hairdryer, and views out to the Arctic countryside. The room also comes equipped with a minibar, kettle, flat-screen TV, coffee machine, iron and ironing board.
Standard two single beds: the standard twin rooms come equipped with two single beds and all overlook the Arctic countryside. Your private bathroom includes a shower and hairdryer. You’ll also have an iron and ironing board, coffee machine, kettle, minibar and flat-screen TV. If needed, an extra bed can be made up for a max occupancy of three people.
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