Grimstad is an idyllic, small town in the south of Norway. There are several good options for accomodation, but make sure you book your stay in advance.

Scandic Hotel Grimstad

Scandic Hotel is located in the centre of town.
Single room 1250,- kroner/Double room 1450,- kroner
More information here

For booking, contact the festival on phone (0047) 22 47 46 52 or send an email to

Private accomodation

If you want to stay in a charming house by the sea, AirBnB and are the places to look. Simple to find your favourite place, easy to book and an affordable alternative if you book together with friends!

Dømmesmoen Bed & Breakfast

Located 2-3 km from the city center, which gives you a nice strall to and from the festival area.
Single room with breakfast NOK 530 / Double room with breakfast NOK 760 (per room per night).Contact: Monica Ånes tel. +47 93 27 99 04

Grimstad Vertshus

Grimstad Vertshus can offer cheap accommodation, both hotel rooms, family rooms and apartments. Grimstad Vertshus is located close to the centre of town an can offer free parking for their guests.
For more information and reservation visit their website

Bie Apartments & Camping

Bie Apartments & Camping is located a short walk form the centre of Grimstad. They can offer apartments and cabins of high standard. They also have camping facilities.
For more information and reservation visit their website

Strand Hotel Fevik

Strand Hotel Fevik is located in Fevik, close to one of the most beautiful beaches in Southern Norway, between the two idyllic towns of Arendal and Grimstad. Fevik is seven kilometres from Grimstad.  There is a local bus service operating between Strand Hotel Fevik and Grimstad. For more information and reservation visit their website

Morvigsanden Cabins

Morvigsanden has affordable rentals 4 km north of Grimstad. It is possible to organise transportation with the owners.
For more information and reservations call: +47 37 04 36 36, or click here

Rent a Bike

Good bikes with 3 gears can be rented at Grimstad Tourist Information.
Phone: + 47 37 25 01 68. fax: + 47 37 04 93 77