Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

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This beachside place is big and brash, but very beautifully designed. It has a warm, textured and relaxed kind of style, and has all the facilities and extras you can expect in a hotel of this size. It's a wonderful spot for families with its beach, park and poolside position.

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Quick description

Just 8 minutes’ walk from Kristiansand’s Markensgate shopping street, this Scandic hotel is located by the small Bystranda beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, an on-site restaurant and a hotel bar. A flat-screen TV, work desk and ironing facilities feature in each room at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda. All rooms have a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer. The lobby has a 24-hour shop selling snacks, beverages and toiletries. The hotel is located next door to the Swimming hall Aquarama Centre, that includes a water park, a gym and a spa. Guests at the hotel receive a 15% discount to the centre's facilities. The town’s train station is within 1.5 km of the hotel, and Kristiansand Kjevik Airport is a 20-minute drive away. Kristiansand zoo and amusement park is 15 minutes’ drive away.

Important information

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.


  • First aid kit available
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Heated pool
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Kid meals
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Children's playground
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Snack bar
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Swimming pool
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Parking
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Sun terrace
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Cashless payment available
  • Breakfast takeaway containers
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Wifi
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Mini-market on site
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Internet services
  • Smoke alarms
  • Garden
  • Beachfront
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Allergy-free room
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Family rooms
  • Terrace
  • Water park
  • On-site parking


  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Fax/photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant


  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Indoor pool (all year)


  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Newspapers
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Non-smoking rooms


  • Private parking


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Free WiFi available