Room type

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofabed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with 3 restaurants and free breakfast


Located in the center of Kristiansand, this family-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kristiansand Cathedral and Christiansholm Festning. University of Agder is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.

Hotel Features

Along with 3 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness center and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a sauna, a steam room, and self parking.

Room Amenities

All 135 rooms offer free WiFi, TVs with cable channels, and phones.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a sauna, Clarion Hotel Ernst features a steam room and a fitness center. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities include conference space and meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Clarion Hotel Ernst is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 135 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1858 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 19 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast.

Brasseri - Onsite restaurant.

Dr. Fjeld - Onsite restaurant.

Night Cap - Onsite restaurant.

Borsen Bar - Onsite bar.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

  • Massages 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: NOK 180 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NOK 90 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NOK 250 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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