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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

This smoke-free hotel features 3 restaurants, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Free full breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a sauna, and self parking.

Room Amenities

All 135 rooms offer free WiFi, room service, and TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find phones and desks.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Clarion Hotel Ernst features a sauna 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. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Clarion Hotel Ernst is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 135 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • 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 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1858 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 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

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service 
  • 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.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna 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 for an extra charge of NOK 250 per pet, per stay
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: NOK 190 per night
  • Pet fee: NOK 250 per pet, per stay
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NOK 90 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Clarion Ernst
  • Clarion Ernst Kristiansand
  • Clarion Hotel Ernst
  • Clarion Hotel Ernst Kristiansand
  • Clarion Hotel Kristiansand
  • Clarion Kristiansand
  • Kristiansand Clarion

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 (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

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