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Pomor Hostel

Type:Guest house

9178, Barentsburg

Tel: 906 08 470

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About

Pomor Hostel in Barentsburg is a trendy and reasonably priced hostel, with homey and casual atmosphere peculiar of Pomor hunters’ times.

Its room capacity includes 30 twin and triple rooms.

On each floor, there is a kitchen, 4 toilets and 4 shower units.

On the first floor, there is a laundry room with washing and drying machines and a separate dry room for the equipment.

The indoor design of the hostel Pomor rooms is in the style of the pomors’ culture. Furniture there is made of the north pine. There are also homespun floorclothes, patchwork quilts, woollen curtains and pomor talismans – “Birds of Happiness” –all these things were brought here from the Russian North. There is also driftwood, the wood that was driven ashore by the sea.

The building itself was constructed and put into operation as a residence in the beginning of 1960s. Major structural repairs were completed in 2014-2015.

Barentsburg is approx 60 km from Longyearbyen. In the winter time you can get to Barentsburg by snowmobile, in the summer – by boat with one of several companies located in Longyearbyen. Trips between Barentsburg and Longyearbyen start at the begining of March and finishes at the end of November.

Suggested prices

Number of Rooms / Units
1
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double roomNOK800.00 standard price
Triple room with shared facilitiesNOK1,000.00 standard price

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Prices may be subject to change.

Facilities

Credit cards

  • Credit cards accepted

General facilities

  • free wifi
  • laundry room

Kitchen and household

  • kitchen available

Language

  • English
  • Russian

Room facilities

  • towel

Symbols

  • Bed accomodation
  • Food
  • Toilet

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Gradings

  • 3 Klassifisering

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