Environmentally Certified Companies

Environmentally Certified Companies

In Svalbard

Environmentally Certified Companies in Svalbard

All around the world, responsible travellers are embracing the concept of sustainable tourism more than ever. In Longyearbyen, several of our local tourism companies are certified as businesses that are dedicated to taking care of the environment and looking to minimise the environmental footprint of their business.

If sustainability is important for you when traveling to Svalbard then you’ll be happy to know that you can stay, eat, and experience the Arctic with certified companies. As such, it is possible for you to have a fully environmentally certified visit in Svalbard.

Learn more about these businesses and what they have to offer you in the overview below!

  1. A food course served on a table at Stationen
    Stationen is a restaurant in the heart of Longyearbyen. We serve homecooked Norwegian food a longside international dishes in a nice athmosphere.
    1. Karlsberger Pub, known as KB by the locals, is a small, but very content pub in the heart of Longyearbyen.
    2. Gruvelageret exterior
      Gruvelageret A/S is a unique restaurant, located in Sverdrupbyen (Longyearbyen). Sverdrupbyen is an old historical part of the city, and the building is a former warehouse for the mining company.
    3. Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions
      Tour operator with a long history in Svalbard. Offers a wide range of non-motorized activities
    4. Svalbard Husky
      Dog yard with 96 dogs run by a young couple passionate about dog sledding
    5. A stuffed polar bear on display in Svalbard Museum
      Svalbard Museum is a museum of natural and cultural history. We aim to provide broad and comprehensive knowledge about Svalbard's 400 year long history, as well as present the natural resources that is the basis for all life in the archipelago.
    6. Basecamp Explorer Spitsbergen
      At Basecamp Explorer we offer a wide range of day trips, overnight trips and expeditions to our outposts far into the Arctic wilderness.
    7. Interior Basecamp Hotel
      Welcome to Basecamp Hotel, an honest and authentic hotel concept that will set the perfect mood for your Svalbard adventure. Inspired by the traditional Trapper’s huts in the High Arctic, this hotel is worth the trip in itself.
    8. Two Svalbard reindeer walking past in the foreground with Isfjord Radio and snow-covered mountains in the background.
      Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel is situated on the windswept grounds of Kapp Linné, at the edge of Svalbard’s west coast. Who could imagine it would be possible to run a hotel with all the modern comforts of home in such a remote place? A visit to this outpost is far from your ordinary hotel experience. Wilderness adventures awaits you at Isfjord Radio!
      1. Isfjord Radio Restaurant
        Isfjord Radio Restaurant is a true wilderness restaurant on Svalbard, situated 90 km from Longyearbyen. With its exotic location you will experience the silence and magnificence of the Svalbard nature!
      2. View of Nordenskiöld Lodge and the Nordenskiöld-glacier
        Discover Nordenskiöld Lodge, perched at the edge of the magnificent Nordenskiöld glacier. A true expedition cabin, but with modern comforts. This is the closest you come up to check-in on a glacier and the place where you can truly enjoy the silence and adventures in Svalbard.
      3. The main building at Trapper's Station seen from outside during winter
        The Arctic nature experiences become stronger when shared with your new four-legged friends. Check in at Basecamp Trapper’s Station in Bolterdalen and experience an authentic night in our wooden tepee. Embark on a experience full of adventures when running your own dogsled together with your fellow explorer. Enjoy a home-made dinner with storytelling in the historical trapper’s cabin.
      4. Svalbard Adventures
        A complete supplier offering activities all year, equipment rental and accommodation
      5. Svalbard Hotel | Polfareren
        Is located in the centrum of Longyearbyen and offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, radio and privat bathroom with shower.
      6. Svalbard Hotel serves food in a modern atmosphere of the city's newest hotel. The menu in the restaurant is characterized by the Nordic, French and Asian cuisine.
      7. Svalbard Hotel The Vault opened 1st of February 2018 and is the newest hotel in Longyearbyen. The hotel has 35 rooms in total, with 33 double rooms and 2 single rooms. The hotel offers comfortable and modern rooms in a silent arctic atmosphere.
      8. Modern apartments located in the centre of Longyearbyen. Only a few meters from restaurants, bars, shopping centre and souvenir shops.
      9. Hurtigruten Svalbard
        A complete supplier of accommodation, activities, food, equipment and transport
      10. Huset Restaurant
        "Huset” is one of Longyearbyen’s most legendary buildings. During the dark season you see it lit up at the top of the valley.
      11. Dish served on a wooden log
        The rooms of Huset Bistro are filled with the atmosphere of Svalbard’s history, while the menu offers modernized Nordic meals with focus on locally sourced ingredients.
      12. With live DJ every weekend, playing everything from modern "dance" to hits of several eras, Huset Nightclub is the obvious choice when the weekend is celebrated in Longyearbyen.
      13. Funken outside
        With modern comfort in historic surroundings, Funken Lodge offers a unique Svalbard experience. You stay at the top of “the Hill”, and have great views of Longyearbyen, the Lars- and Longyear glaciers. The hotel was built in 1947 and was totally refurbished winter of 2017/2018. We are happy to invite you to our newly renovated hotel, the perfect place to start your Arctic adventure!
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      14. Welcome to Funktionærmessen Restaurant! This beautifully renovated restaurant is filled with local history and has the best view in Longyearbyen!
      15. Whether it is an “after-snowmobile” drink or an aperitif before a good meal you are after, Funken Bar is the answer. Svalbard’s only cocktail bar serves delicious food and drinks by the cosy fireplace or in our polar inspired library.
      16. Tourist Information Centre
        Book activities and get all the information you need at our tourist information office.
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