Your Beach Hotel in Kristiansand – Norway

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Your Beach Hotel in Kristiansand – Norway

Just 8 minutes’ walk from the shopping street Markensgate in downtown Kristiansand, you’ll find Hotel Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda (City Beach). It opened in February 2013 and has become one of Southern Norway’s most popular hotels. It’s an obvious choice – your beach hotel in Kristiansand – Norway.

The hotel is located next door to the Swimming-hall Aquarama Center, which includes a water park, gym and a spa. Guests can use the gym for free and can get discounts on the waterpark tickets.

Your Beach Hotel in Kristiansand – Norway
Hotel Scandic Bystranda is located by the beach in Norway’s fifth largest city

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Located by the beach
Located by the beach in Norway’s fifth largest city, the location is certainly ideal. The hotel has also a restaurant taking advantage of being right next to the beach offering the finest local delicacies from the sea in tasteful dishes. While Hotel Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda is looking to attract tourists and business people from around Norway and abroad, the restaurant has been popular among local customers on a regular basis. Spectacular views of the sea can be enjoyed from the hotel terrace.

Your Beach Hotel in Kristiansand – Norway
The restaurant located right next to the beach is offering the finest local delicacies from the sea in tasteful dishes

You can also satisfy your appetite between meals with a hearty snack in the hotel’s adorable bistro-café.

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Your Beach Hotel in Kristiansand – Norway
There are four types of rooms at Scandic Bystranda.

Rooms
There are four types of rooms available at Hotel Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda; Standard, Standard Family Four, Superior and Superior Plus.

For couples, pets and business people

According to booking sites, couples particularly like the location. Pets are permitted in this cozy hotel. During the summer most of the guests are tourists. During the rest of the year the hotel attracts business clients visiting Kristiansand’s vibrant industry. The hotel also offers facilities for meetings and conferences.

Your Beach Hotel in Kristiansand – Norway
According to booking sites, couples particularly like the location

Easily accessible
There is ample parking available for the visitors, so parking is no problem. The train station is within 1.5km of the hotel, and Kristiansand Kjevik Airport is a 20-minute drive away. Kristiansand zoo and amusement park is 15 minutes’ drive away.

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Thanks to international direct flights starting up again to Kristiansand, the city and the region are accessible from the rest of Europe too.

Your Beach Hotel in Kristiansand – Norway, written by Tor Kjolberg

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