CASIE Logistics - Hotel

Rooms and Meals

Rooms are available this summer for the deployment team. Dormitory style rooms with a simple private lavatory/shower are available for 1160 NOK per day, which includes four meals. (Reservations need to be confirmed by mid-April, though we did reserve a preliminary room block from June 15th to July 10th.) The rooms do not have phones or internet, and have limited storage space. There is a kitchen and common room in the dorm wing, along with a TV room with DVD. There is also a washer and dryer available. (Traveler should bring their own soap and shampoo.)

Meal times are 7:30 am, 12:00 pm, 4:30 pm, and 7:30 pm, in the Service Building.

For air transport and lodging:
King's bay reception (Camilla or Monika)
Ph: 79 02 72 00
Fax: 79 02 72 10
E-mail: booking@kingsbay.no

For overnight stays in Longyearbyen: Mary-Ann's Polarrigg. Rustic style hotel with Thai/Arctic restaurant, large lounge area & TV room, and small bar. Single rooms at 625 NOK, and double at 950 NOK, all shared bath. Rooms do not include breakfast or internet. Wireless internet is 100 NOK/day. There is a laundry room and guest kitchen on-site. Web site: http://www.polarriggen.com.

Other Services

There is a small gym and library, from which you can borrow DVDs. There is also a small shop with souvenirs, beverages, and toiletries open on Mondays & Thursdays from 5:15-6:15 pm. There is also a small bar open Wednesday and Saturday evenings. There is no ATM, but you get cash back from the reception desk using a credit or debit card.