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

Scandic Hotel Grimstad

Scandic Hotel is located in the centre of town.
More information here

For booking, contact the festival by sending an e-mail to

Private accommodation

If you want to stay in a charming house by the sea, AirBnB and are the places to look. It is simple to find your favorite 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 530 NOK / Double room with breakfast 760 NOK (per room per night). Contact: Monica Ånes, tel. +47 93 27 99 04

Grimstad Vertshus

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

Bie Apartments & Camping

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

Morvigsanden Cabins

Morvigsanden has affordable cabins 4 km north of Grimstad. It is possible to organize 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