Welcome to Polar Hotel – Gateway to the Arctic Circle

About Our Hotel

Let us Introduce ourselves

The Polar Hotel is located in Älvsbyn (Pearl of Norrbotten). Pearl stands for mountains, lakes, forest and the river that runs outside the village. Älvsbynis in the spectacular natural surroundings of Northern Sweden and the hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking.

Polar’s 82 rooms include a private bathroom with a shower. All have cable TV channels, and some offer a 42-inch flat-screen TV.

Relaxation and leisure options include a sauna and gym. Skiing and hiking trails are found nearby and the recently refurbished hotel cocktail bar offers a pleasant environment in which to start or end an evening. The Polar hotel location is good when it comes to public transport, the train station is 200m away and bus station only 100 m away.

About Älvsbyn

Let us Introduce the place

Älvsbyn is nestled between forested mountains, and next to the river. Älvsbyn is the gateway to the Arctic Circle in northern Sweden surrounded by wide open spaces and mature forests, lakes, mountains a great river, everything can be found here.

This is the place if you are looking for action-packed adventure in the winter or in the foaming rapids and a quiet and restful stay with your feet securely on the Norrbotten earth.

Proximity is the key word in Älvsbyn.Proximity to animals and nature, proximity to the coast and the mountains, but above all, the proximity between people and proximity to the joy and laughter.

A warm welcome!


We hope that you find our hotel suits your needs and that chose to stay with us. Myself and all the hotel staff are here to help make your stay easy and enjoyable.

If have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

– Michael Engzell

But we got more

Further amenities & options to spend your time


Relax in the Polar Hotel’s amazing bar that has it’s own northern lights !


Amazing Food

The Polar Hotel’s restaurant has team of local talented chefs offering a menu that changes every day depending on the products that are in season and available.

Reataurant circular table

Conference Rooms

Excellent Conference Facilities are available including full audio visual facilities.


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