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Clarion Hotel Ernst

Rådhusgt. 2, 4664 Kristiansand, Vest-Agder

+47 3812 8600

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based on 994 reviews


Value for money

The Clarion Hotel Ernst is a boutique hotel with modern furnishings and old-world architecture and offers a central location in the city to explore a wide array of sights. It offers convenient public transit access, onsite dining options, and rooms that accommodate vacationers and business travelers, alike. A fully-equipped fitness center is available onsite and a wellness center provides a sauna and steam room for rest and relaxation. Other amenities include full meeting rooms, a business center including fax and photocopy services and a lounge area. In addition, a 24-hour front desk and baggage storage is available upon arrival. The Clarion Hotel has pet-friendly guest rooms and suites with many amenities you would expect at any property. Rooms are decorated in simple colors and basic modern furnishings and include a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries, free Wi-Fi, and a wake-up service upon request. For your dining pleasure, you'll find dining and drink options right on the property. Dine at the à la carte restaurant, Ernst Cuisine and indulge in organic Norwegian cuisine using locally sourced ingredients. Afterward, enjoy a cold beer and unique cocktails at the trendy Bar Barokk. The Clarion Hotel puts you in a prime position to explore all the city has to offer. Take a stroll through Posebyen, a quaint town full of Norwegian architecture. Watch a live performance at the Kilden Performing Arts Centre or take a walk through the Agder Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden. Capturing the energy of the city, the Clarion Hotel is an excellent choice for vacationers and business travelers alike. The hotel is surrounded by plenty of boutiques, restaurants, cafés and provides ample high-end comfort in the heart of the city.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Minibar
  • Packed lunches
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Parking and transportation

  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Private parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Fitness center

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Traveler Reviews

GoodBased on 994 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Fantastic room and breakfast. (in 28 reviews)
  • Very friendly and helpful staff. (in 20 reviews)
  • The location was amazing (in 18 reviews)
Cons -
  • room was very small. (in 12 reviews)
  • Parking is expensive and no direct access to the hotel from the parking. (in 5 reviews)
  • The rooms stink like cigarettes. (in 2 reviews)

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Info about your stay

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Clarion Hotel Ernst is $235 cheaper than the average 4 star hotel in Kristiansand. You can usually find a nightly rate of $103 when staying at Clarion Hotel Ernst.

  • There are 5.3 mi between Kristiansand Kjevik and Clarion Hotel Ernst. The drive to and from the airport should be about 15min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • A very popular option for travelers staying at Clarion Hotel Ernst would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Kristiansand Kjevik directly to the hotel.

  • Feel free to bring your dog with you while staying at Clarion Hotel Ernst.

  • Yes, Clarion Hotel Ernst does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Kristiansand for those looking for something different. Guests staying at Clarion Hotel Ernst are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Judging by our data, Clarion Hotel Ernst does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Clarion Hotel Ernst at +47 3812 8600.

  • For assistance from an employee at Clarion Hotel Ernst please call +47 3812 8600.

  • Yes, Clarion Hotel Ernst has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes, there is a gym available to guests of Clarion Hotel Ernst. For gym hours, it is best to ask the front desk clerk during check-in.

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