Clarion Hotel Ernst

The Clarion Hotel Ernst is a first class hotel situated in the city centre of Kristiansand, just a stone’s throw away from the pedestrian area with many shops and restaurants. Also the city beach and the fish market are in walking distance as is the train station. The hotel was built in 1858 and was the first hotel in town. Today, after a complete renovation in 2012, it combines its classic architecture with exciting contemporary art and international design. Each room is decorated differently, which adds to the hotel’s special character. Here you will find all modern amenities.

The hotel has a restaurant where both breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. The bar, Club Clarion, is right next to the hotel’s spectacular atrium, with its emphasis on music and its wonderful atmosphere. The hotel has a gym and relaxation area with a steam bath and sauna, free for the hotel’s guests to use.

  • Airport: 17 km
  • Central train station: 350 m
  • Bus station: 200 m
  • Ferry terminal: 180 m
  • Number of rooms: 200
  • Non-smoking rooms: 200
  • Handicap rooms: 2
  • Restaurant: Yes
  • Bar: Yes
  • Swimming pool: No
  • Sauna: Yes
  • Fitness room: Yes
  • Parking: Yes
  • Internet: Yes

Hotel rooms in Scandinavia are generally furnished with twin beds, which can be moved together to form a double bed or placed separately (some hotels have double beds though). Unless otherwise specified all rooms have private bathroom facilities, which are often equipped with a shower instead of a bath. Please note that single rooms are generally smaller than doubles. Purpose-built triple or family rooms are likewise unusual in Scandinavian hotels. Whilst it is possible for 3 persons to share a room, this will normally be formed by a double room with an extra bed. As a result space may be restricted.

Unless otherwise clearly specified a standard room/cabin is included in the tour price.

Contact Information
Rådhusgate 2, Kristiansand, Norway
+47 38 12 86 00