Clarion Hotel Ernst

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Kristiansand with restaurant and bar/lounge

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Clarion Hotel Ernst

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Property entrance
Single Room, Non Smoking (Moderate)
Bar (on property)
Interior detail

Overview of Clarion Hotel Ernst



Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Gym
  • Restaurant
Rådhusgt. 2, Kristiansand, 4664

What's around

  • Popular LocationKristiansand Cathedral2 min walk
  • Popular LocationBystranda13 min walk
  • Popular LocationAquarama Bad14 min walk
  • AirportKristiansand (KRS-Kjevik)16 min drive
Main amenities
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Self parking
  • Business centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Car hire on-site
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift

Room options

Superior Double Room, Non Smoking

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

Single Room, Non Smoking (Moderate)

  • 13 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed, Non Smoking

  • 13 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

  • 12 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Double Room, Non Smoking

  • 18 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

Family Room, Non Smoking

  • 15 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Beds OR 2 Single Beds and 1 Single Bunk Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Kristiansand
  • Kristiansand Zoo - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Kristiansand (KRS-Kjevik) - 16 min drive
  • KRISTIANSAND (Station) - 4 min walk
  • Nodeland Station - 13 min drive
  • Vennesla Station - 17 min drive


  • Mother India - 3 min walk
  • La Famiglia - 1 min walk
  • Tilstede Mat og Mer - 3 min walk
  • Bønder i Byen - 4 min walk
  • Le Monde - 4 min walk

About this property

Clarion Hotel Ernst

Located near a train station, Clarion Hotel Ernst is a great choice for a stay in Kristiansand. The restaurant is perfect for a bite to eat, and you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the sauna for a relaxing end to the day. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include a fitness centre, a steam room and a snack bar/deli.


Danish, English, Norwegian, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 199 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 11:00 AM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (4 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • On-site self-parking (NOK 290 per night)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • On-site car hire
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop


  • Built in 1858
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Banquet hall


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Sleep well

  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Champagne service


  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The Social Bar & Bistro – On-site bistro.

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for NOK 250.0 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for NOK 250.0 per day


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NOK 300 per pet, per stay


  • Self-parking costs NOK 290 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Clarion Hotel Ernst offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Clarion Hotel Ernst does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Clarion Hotel Ernst?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Clarion Hotel Ernst?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of NOK 300 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Clarion Hotel Ernst?
Yes. Self-parking costs NOK 290 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Clarion Hotel Ernst?
You can check in from 3 PM - 11:00 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at Clarion Hotel Ernst and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Enjoy amenities such as a sauna and a steam room.
Are there restaurants at or near Clarion Hotel Ernst?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, The Social Bar & Bistro.
What's the area around Clarion Hotel Ernst like?
Clarion Hotel Ernst is in the heart of Kristiansand, a short 4-minute walk from KRISTIANSAND (Station) and 2 minutes' walk from Kristiansand Cathedral.







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8/10 Very good

Janice, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice hotel
Friendly and accommodating staff, clean hotel, great sauna and steam room. Nice bar to end the day on with a drink or bite to eat
Paul, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Gunn, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Morten Johan, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

caroline, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Samantha, 1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

So dissapointed with the small and the bathroom is so far from what i expected😞 It is too expensive for a simple hotel.
Ednalynn, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Yolla, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Michael, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Ai Leng, 11-night trip
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