DARK SEASON magic
Hunt the northern lights, enjoy starry nights, or just feel the magic where the sun doesn't rise! Let us be part of the magic. Book with us.
Welcome to Gjestehuset 102
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Thinking of visiting Longyearbyen this dark season? Wondering how it feels to be on the most northerly inhabited town where the sun does not rise up? Stay with us for a more affordable visit!
Accommodation with peculiar charm
We provide accommodation with peculiar charm. Gjestehuset 102 is located in Nybyen, at the top of the Longyear Valley, 2 km away from the city centre.
The guesthouse was formerly the “millionaires’ mansion”, arranged for the best and most experienced miners, built in 1946. In 1999, Barrack 102 became Gjestehuset 102, currently hosting the happiest visitors in town. Gjestehuset 102 has 61 beds (7 singles, 19 doubles and 4 four-person rooms). We do not offer a luxury stay, but a 5-star experience in the Arctic!
The Perfect Surrounding
Gjestehuset 102 is a great spot to start your adventure for trips both summer and winter since we are surrounded by 2 glaciers, mountains, coal mines, fjords and wildlife! A lucky guest can manage to find polar foxes and reindeer hanging around, just by taking a look through the window. Get speechless during the dark season, where you can experience the starry skies, or see the Northern Lights dancing towards the south a beautiful phenomenon we can see both day and night here in Longyearbyen.
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Activities to do in Svalbard
Svalbard has more to offer than its majestic nature! Many different activities are to choose from which will surely satisfy your adventurous soul. Activities that relate to the unique history of the whole archipelago, and up to modern times. Whether you are the very active type or the opposite, there is surely one that will fit you.
Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions
The nature in Svalbard
The nature in Svalbard is beautiful, majestic, attractive, and demanding. An encounter with this Arctic wilderness makes an impression on people who experience it. The team at Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions AS makes the conditions favorable so that you as a whole can actively take part in Svalbard nature-based adventures.
Nature-based adventures become even more amazing when the whole person is involved. Consequently, the team at Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions AS wants to make the conditions favorable so you as a guest plays an active part in the expedition. In this way, we believe you gain a more amazing experience of the Arctic wilderness, you get a better understanding of being on an expedition in Svalbard and you learn more. We want you to have such a great adventure that you return to Svalbard for another expedition with Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions AS.
Gjestehuset 102 is a budget accommodation located in Nybyen, about 2 kilometers from the center of Longyearbyen. From 1946 till 2001 the guesthouse was the home of the miners. In 1999 the building known as Barrack 102 became Gjestehuset 102. We have 61 beds (single rooms, double rooms and four-person quads).
We offer lodging with character, casual atmosphere, history and soul. The standard is simple but pleasant.
Welcome to Gjestehuset 102, your home away from home!
I have stayed there two times. April 2015 and February 2016. Nice place, nice staff, nice breakfast. And very clean. People there are really nice and helpful. I do love... read more
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