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Basecamp, Trappers Lodge, Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Norway

Basecamp Hotel

Accommodation

Below is some of the wonderful accommodation to include on your journey.

Isfjord Radio £££££

  • Spitsbergen
  • Unusual

Basecamp Isfjord Radio is situated on the outermost part of the Isfjord on the beautiful Nordenskiöld coast framed by the majestic Svalbard mountains overlooking the open sea. The radio station has charming and cosy rooms, a lounge with a fireplace and a unique and extremely interesting history. Until a few years ago, the radio station was an important connection for telecommunication between mainland Norway and Svalbard.

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Basecamp Svea £££££

  • Spitsbergen
  • Boutique

Svea Basecamp is a mining town and dates back to the early twentieth century. It has opened its doors to tourism, providing food and lodging for those passing on their Arctic adventure. Svea is the world’s most northern operative mining town dating back to the early twentieth century. Rooms are located in the barracks and meals are served in the canteen. Guests will live as the workers do, with an opportunity to learn about the life of a miner in such a remote region of the Arctic.

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Nordenskiold Lodge £££££

  • Spitsbergen

Located on the shores Isfjorden, at the edge of the blue glacier, is Nordenskiold Lodge – a five-bedroom true expedition lodge with no running water or electricity. There is a traditional sauna to enjoy after a long cold day on the ice. During the summer months, it is possible to reach the cabin on foot or by boat (two hours to Longyearbyen harbour). In winter it is only accessible by sled or snowmobile. Activities from the lodge include climbing the glacier, skiing, and days exploring by dog-sled, visiting abandoned mining towns such as the ghost town of Pyramiden just a few miles away.

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