Trendy and reasonably priced overnighting place with homey and casual atmosphere peculiar of Pomor hunters’ times.  We have 30 newly-refurbished double and triple rooms with a total of 72 beds. Shared shower cabins/ WC. Free of charge washing and drying machines. Fully equipped kitchen with electric stove on each floor.* 

*The safety of our guests are always of the highest priority for us, that is why within the preventative measures of the infection control due to the current situation regarding to COVID-19, the common kitchen in the hostel Pomor is not available. With the same reason, product and household shops are not available either. 

**Brewery, restaurant and bar Red Bear, restaurant Rijpsburg and Icebreaker Bar Krasin are open. For details, please see below under EAT&DRINK. 




Free of charge




Brewery, restaurant and bar Red Bear


Red Bear Café & Pub has attractive prices and an unpretentious menu, including set lunches and dinners. The place is a favourite with everyone, locals and visitors alike.

Red Beer Café & Pub is a great place to meet friends or make new acquaintances over a selection of our own local beer made with waters from the local glacier which gives it a unique flavor.

Restaurant Rijpsburg and Icebreaker Bar Krasin

Renovated in 2020, restaurant Rijpsburg kitchen makes accent on fish and Northern cuisine. Icebreaker Bar Krasin is designed after the historically significant icebreakers Krasin and Lenin. 



The distance from Longyearbyen to Barentsburg is only 60 km but there are no roads connecting the two settlements. 


In winter time you can get to Barentsburg by snowmobiles. The transfer takes approx. 2 hrs.

In summer you can either reserve an individual transfer aboard our open boat for 12 seats or buy a round ticket for one of the daily cruiser boats.


You can order a transfer from the pier to the hotel/ hostel.

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The Price for 2020 season

TWIN room

800 NOK


TRPL room

1000 NOK

The price is per room.

Breakfast is 150 NOK/person, doesn't incl.


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