Luxury Hotels and Lodges in Arctic Norway & Svalbard

Made up of igloo hotels and trapper-style lodges, accommodation in Arctic Norway & Svalbard offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences, whether they are perfectly placed to spot polar bears and arctic foxes or provide activities such as dog-sledding, ice fishing and snow mobiling – to name a few.

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Lyngen Lodge

Location: Arctic Norway & Svalbard | Norway

Perched in the woodlands above the Lyngen fjord, Lyngen Lodge is a cosy boutique hideaway in the middle of a dramatic Arctic setting. The lodge offers sweeping scenic views and its seclusion enhances the opportunity to catch the spellbinding Northern Lights in winter.

Best for: Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track, Seriously special, Romantic

Basecamp Hotel

Location: Arctic Norway & Svalbard | Norway

In the remote north of the planet, deep within the Arctic Circle, the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is an adventurer’s paradise, with its barren landscapes where no roads or settlements are found beyond Longyearbyen. Within this dramatic setting is the Basecamp Hotel, a trapper-style lodge made from driftwood, sealskins and objects that hint at the expeditionary past of the island.

Best for: Off the Beaten Track, Unusual, History & Heritage, Wildlife & Nature

Nordenskiold Lodge

Location: Arctic Norway & Svalbard | Norway

Nordenskiold Lodge is a comfortable log cabin on the edge of the Nordenskiold Glacier on the island of Spitsbergen in Svalbard - get off the beaten track in the great outdoors. You'll spend your days hiking, climbing and dog-sledding the glaciers and fjords as you follow in the footsteps of the lodge's namesake, the great Arctic explorer Adolf Erik Nordenskiold.

Best for: Off the Beaten Track, Peace & Quiet, Unusual, Setting & Views

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Location: Arctic Norway & Svalbard | Norway

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is a stunning ice hotel on the banks of the Alta River, hewn from ice every winter before it melts away in the spring, making for a magical travel experience which is different year on year. Just when you thought your stay couldn’t get any more otherworldly, this is a fantastic place to spot the Northern Lights.

Best for: Unusual, Off the Beaten Track, Landscapes & Scenery, Wildlife & Nature


Location: Arctic Norway & Svalbard | Norway

A former scientific research vessel which has been converted to take passengers on cruises around the Svalbard archipelago, a trip on M/V Plancius is one of the best ways to get a glimpse of the majestic King of the Arctic, the polar bear. The boat was renovated in 2009 and its cabins are simple but comfortable.

Best for: Setting & Views, Wildlife & Nature, Cruise, Eco-tourism

Scandic Narvik

Location: Arctic Norway & Svalbard | Norway

Housed in one of the country’s tallest buildings, Scandic Narvik commands panoramic views of Narvik, Ofotfjord and the mountains beyond from its sky bar. It’s a great base for exploring the surrounding fjords and heading out to catch sight of the elusive Northern Lights.

Best for: Family-friendly, City Hotel, Service & Hospitality, Food & Wine


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