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Early Bird: 15% off our rooms!

Lock in your arctic adventure with our exclusive Early Booker Deal at Gjestehuset 102! Secure you or your group’s spot for accommodation next year. Stay with us!

At Gjestehuset 102, our mission is to ensure that your stay is budget-friendly yet comfortable. Our welcoming ambiance, affordable rates, and convenient location make us the perfect choice for travellers seeking an unforgettable yet economical getaway. 

Gjestehuset 102 is located in Nybyen, at the top of the Longyear Valley, 2 km from the city centre. The guesthouse, built in 1946, formerly known as the “millionaires’ mansion”, was home to the best and most experienced miners. 

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!


Secure your accommodation for your greatest adventure in 2024!


*Non-refundable booking

*Applicable to single and twin rooms

*Minimum 3-night stay. Breakfast, bed linens, towels included.

Reasons to book with us directly:

  • Get 5% off on some activities on Svalbard! – Yes, that’s correct. When you book your room with us directly, either via our website or e-mail, you can enjoy a 5% discount on some of the activities displayed on the Activity Calendar. This includes activities with our preferred partners, Greendog Svalbard and Svalbard Adventures! Just e-mail us with the booking activity information. 
  • Live Customer Service – when you contact us, you know you are talking to someone directly at Gjestehuset102. Call us anytime at +47 900 30 321 or email us at
  • Most Accurate Information – we at Gjestehuset102 update everything on our website. So you’ll know real-time information about our amenities, and activities as well!
  • Lowest Rates – lots of online travel websites claim that they’ve got the best rates. When you book directly with us, you actually save more!
  • Exclusive Offers available ONLY on our website – yes that’s right. We have promotional offers all year round, and these offers can only be availed when you book directly with us. This means more savings!
  • Exclusive reduction offers available when booking directly with us – returning guests? or a big group? book your stay directly with us and get discounts. We offer 10% to returning guests and up to 20% to large groups!
  • You are supporting the actual business! – we encourage you to book directly with us. When you book with us directly, you are supporting the actual business. Accommodation sites, like ours,  pay commissions to 3rd-party booking channels.

Our rooms

Single Room with Shared Bathroom

A cozy bed in a little room that will let you sleep tight during the polar night or day.
There is a basin that represents the life of mine workers in the past, enough space for storage, a writing table for work. WiFi, breakfast, and bed linen are included in the price.

Twin/Double Room with Shared Bathroom

We have two types of bed set-ups in our two-person rooms– Twin beds that remember the time when Gjestehuset 102 was a “millionaires’ house”: solid wooden constructions with mattresses that easily can be sitting sofas as well.
And 2 single beds of 90cm that can be joined together or separately. The wall lamps will allow you to read. The washbasin reflects the time of the mining industry on Svalbard.

WiFi, breakfast, and linens are included in the price.

A bed in a 4-people Mixed Dormitory Room

A bed in a dormitory will allow you to make friends very easily. There are washbasin and storage options. Breakfast, bed linens, and towels are included.