Superb-value, self-catering suites and apartments are dotted around town under the umbrella host. Most are in delightfully restored homes with period furnishings – ideal if you plan to spend a week here. Daily rates are cheaper outside the peak summer season, and booking for a week reduces costs significantly.
Situated 100 metres from Risør’s coast, this sailing-themed design hotel offers individually decorated suites with a maritime library and a balcony or a patio. WiFi and private parking are free. Det Lille Hotel has 10 suites located in the historic centre of Risør. There are additional 4 suites featuring sea views, in a restored 1700s building in Buvika, 800 metres from the centre. Each suite at Det Lille Hotel features a flat-screen TV, a music player with an iPod dock and a fully-equipped kitchen. Some include antique furniture and fireplaces, while others have a more modern feel. Breakfast is served daily and includes homemade bread and jam, eggs and bacon, cold meats, blueberry pancakes, fresh fruit, yoghurt, cereals, freshly squeezed orange juice, coffee and a range of specialty teas. Skien Airport is 96 km away.