Basecamp Hotel

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A modern trapper´s hotel

In the center of Longyearbyen lies the home of the modern-day arctic trappers. The hotel is decorated in authentic trapper´s style down to the very last detail, and our staff will care for you on a personal level. The glass-roofed Cognac loft is a good place to relax, looking up in a sky filled with northern lights.

The interior of Basecamp Hotel is covered with driftwood, sealskin, maps, pictures and objects that illustrate the past and the present of life in the Arctic.

The rooms are all different, with comfortable beds, private bathrooms and no TVs.

From Longyearbyen we take you to our remote outposts in the wilderness. Let your arctic story begin!

Free
wifi
All year
around
16 rooms
/ 40 people
Breakfast
included
Eco Hotel

Basecamp Hotel has 16 rooms and can accommodate more than 40 people. Each room is individually decorated in traditional trapper style with driftwood, sealskin and slate. No two rooms are alike. In all our rooms there are comfortable beds and private bathrooms with showers. Our double rooms come with either two single beds or one double bed. In triple rooms we have bunk beds, in real trapper’s style. Double beds are by request only. Two of the rooms in Basecamp Hotel are suites, with separate bedrooms, lounge, and bathroom. From all the rooms you have a beautiful view over the town, towards the mountains surrounding the valley of Longyeardalen.

Single room

Our single room has a single bed, private bathroom with shower, and wireless Internet connection. Breakfast and complementary coffee or tea are included in the price.

free wifi
all year around
1 person
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 1200 NOK
per night

Twin Room

Our twin rooms have either two single beds or one double bed, a bathroom with shower and wireless internet connection. Double beds are on request only. Breakfast and complementary coffee or tea are included in the price.

Free Wifi
All Year Around
2 persons
Breakfast included
ECOLOGICAL HOTEL
Starting from 1790 NOK
per night

Triple room

Our triple rooms have two single beds with bunk beds above in real trapper’s style, a private bathroom with shower and wireless internet connection. Breakfast and complementary coffee or tea are included in the price.

free wifi
all year around
3 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 2100 NOK
per night

Suite

Our family suite has a large living room and two bedrooms with twin beds. The other suite is a couple’s suite, with one bedroom and a living room. Both suites have private bathrooms with a shower, and free wifi. Breakfast and complementary coffee or tea are included in the price.

free wifi
all year around
4 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 2600 NOK
per night

Once you’ve come this far, you have to go further. After a good night’s sleep at Basecamp Hotel, you’re ready for new adventures. Follow us to one of our further destinations: Isfjord Radio, Nordenskiöld Lodge or Basecamp Trapper’s Station. You won’t be the same person when we return to Longyearbyen. You’ll be one of the few, those who know the secrets that only the fjords, glaciers, and mountains of the Arctic whisper.

For shorte stays there are several interesting day trips starting from the reception daily. We recommend that you book your trip beforehand, to make sure there is enough room for the whole party. See below for a list of day trips in summer and winter.

In four days, we will take you out exploring in the polar night and hopefully the northern lights will appear. Our passion is to give you unique nature experiences and when experiencing the breath-taking dark period of the year, some visitors’ states that the Arctic silence is a cosmos of colours.

Mon, fri
4 days
October-January
min. 4 participants
Basecamp Hotel & Trapper's station
Min. age 10
per person 7,500 nok
Next departure 4th Oct 2019

Dance, sing, swim or embark on an adventure under the midnight sun. Experience magnificent Arctic inspired food and a different kind of spa adventure. Our destination is Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel which is situated at the outermost part of Isfjorden.

TUE, THU
6 hours
June-September
Dinner included
Min. age 2
per person 2,990 nok
Next departure 20th Aug 2019

Experience magnificent Arctic scenery, bird- and wildlife, as well as a piece of history from Svalbard. Our destination is Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel which is situated at the outermost part of Isfjorden. Her you will experience majestic mountains, a rich wildlife in the summer and you can enjoy the view over the open Arctic Ocean. Hop on for an adventurous day in Isfjorden!

Every Day
8 hours
June-September
Lunch included
Isfjord Radio
Min. age 2
per person 2,250 nok
Next departure 20th Aug 2019

Join us on an open RIB boat fjord safari through the bright spring in Spitsbergen. In the wilderness it’s just you and surrounding mountains. Summer light revealing the treasures of the mountains and Arctic ocean. This is a half day excursions will take you to the birdcliffs by Bjørndalen and to historical Grumant.

Every day
5 hours
May-June
Min. 4 partisipants
Min. age 12
per person 1,590 nok

Escape the town lights and busy life and join us for a unique Trapper’s Dinner at Trapper’s Station.

Selected dates
3 hours
All year around
Min. 8 participants
2-course dinner
Child 5-12 yrs 790
per person 1250 nok
Next departure 7th Sep 2019

Join us on an adventure under the sun that never sets. On this trip you participate in taking the huskies out for a run with wagon wheels, and you will get to spend time in the dog yard before and after the dogsledding. Breathe in and enjoy the view of the Arctic countryside.

Every day
4 hours
May-Snowfall
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Child 6-12 yrs 790
Min. age 6
per person 1,090 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

Accompanied by dogs and our experienced guides you will travel through the beautiful landscape of Spitsbergen, where you can fully enjoy the silence and the magnificent arctic nature. Even though this is the shortest of our tours, the half day dog sledding will give you a taste of the magic which will have you coming back for more.

Every day
4 hours
From snowfall-May
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Trapper's Station
Child 6-12 yrs 790
Min age. 6
per person 1,450 nok
Next departure 1st Dec 2019

This trip gives you a full day of dog sledging in combination with visit to the ice cave. Accompanied by dogs and our experienced guides you will be transported through the beautiful landscape of Spitsbergen, where you can fully enjoy the silence and the magnificent arctic nature.

Thur, Sat
7 hours
January-May
Min. 2 participans
Lunch included
Trapper's Station
Child 8-12 yrs 1,690
Min. age 8
per person 2,590 nok
Next departure 16th Jan 2020

A full day adventure in the heart of the Arctic wilderness. By open Polarcircle boats we raft into the deepest corner of Billefjorden. Here lies Adolfbukta and the majestic blue Nordenskiold glacier. The glacier is our destination and the experience is for sure one of a kind when entering this massive, frozen terrain.

Thur, Sat
12 hours
July-September
min. 4 participants
Lunch and dinner
Min. age 15
per person 3,590 nok
Next departure 22nd Aug 2019

This is the trip for those who wish to take a different hiking trip in the breath-taking nature in Spitsbergen. Join our experienced guide on a daytrip on the mountains around Longyearbyen

Mo,, wed, fri, sun
5 hours
May-October
Min. 3 participants
BISCUITS & WARM DRINKS INCLUDED
Min. age 10
per person 890 nok
Next departure 21st Aug 2019

This is a hike for the adventurous souls! The darkness of the polar night sweeps over the valleys, while the northern lights, the snow, the moon and the stars illuminate the landscape more than you can imagine. Join us on a hiking experience out of the ordinary.

Wed, Sat
5 hours
November-January
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
child 10-12 yrs 690
per person 890 nok
Next departure 2nd Nov 2019

Explore the polar night Longyearbyen’s surroundings together with your Svalbard guide. When leaving the artificial light behind, the views become visible even in the dark. The snow, stars, moon and northern lights can make a cosmos of colour.

Tue, Fri
3,5 hours
October-January
Min. 4 participants
Warm drinks included
child 6-12 yrs 490
per person 790 nok
Next departure 1st Oct 2019

Join us for a snowmobile trip through the dark polar night on Spitsbergen. In the wilderness it’s just you and surrounding mountains. Faint light peeking over the mountains gives you idea of the south, rest of the world is filled with the arctic polar night .

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
4 hours
From snowfall-February
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks
Passenger 990
Min. age 8
per driver 1,890 nok
Next departure 1st Dec 2019

Experience the true Arctic Treasures around Templefjorden area. Enjoy the excitement of snowmobile driving and experience the arctic wildlife like seals, arctic fox, reindeer and polar bear. Last but not least we will reach the majestic glacier front of Von Post in Templefjorde

Mon,Thu, Sat, Sun
8 hours
February-May
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
Passenger 1,900
Min. age 8
per driver 2,990 nok
Next departure 16th Feb 2020

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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

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