Pet friendly
Swimming pool
Free WiFi
Private Bathroom
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms
Baggage storage

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 Center, that includes a water park, a gym and a spa. Guests at the hotel receive a 15% discount to the center's facilities.

The town’s train station is within 0.9 mi of the hotel, and Kristiansand Kjevik Airport is a 20-minute drive away. Kristiansand zoo and amusement park is 15 minutes’ drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda has been welcoming guests since Feb 28, 2013
Hotel chain/brand: Scandic

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info


Private parking at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
2 twin beds
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Kristiansand City Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    450 feet from property
  • Bertesbukta Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    4,900 feet from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    Hi, usually in the month of july. Best regards, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda
    Answered on 16 October 2019
  • Hi During May 13 to 17, does the restaurant & bar will be open if we stay at hotel, also what about other restaurants in the area.
    There are no food or alcohol service at the hotel. however there are lots of restaurants available in the city
    Answered on 6 May 2021
  • Hi! Do you provide parking with charger for electric cars? Thank you.
    Hi. Easy park is running the parking, but they do have chargers.
    Answered on 25 November 2020
  • Hei, vi har lyst til å booke et rom til helgen. Hvordan har Covid-19 situasjonen påvirket frokosten hos dere. Kunne dere gi meg mer info om frokosttid
    Hei. Den fungerer bortimot normalt. I helgene er det frokost fra 07.30 - 10.30. Mvh Scandic kristiansand Bystranda
    Answered on 27 May 2021
  • Do you have connecting rooms?
    Hi yes we have :) you have to book a Superior rom and a standard double rom to get connecting rooms.
    Answered on 28 March 2023
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant Sand

Amenities of Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Beach
  • Water park
    Additional charge
  • Playground
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs NOK 265 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Convenience store on site
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Suit press
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Indoor swimming pool
Additional charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Waterslide
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Icelandic
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Swedish

House rules

Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
Crib upon request
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
NOK 200 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB Diners Club American Express Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

  • The nearest beach is 2,150 feet from Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda.

  • Check-in at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda is 2,150 feet from the center of Kristiansand.

  • Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Playground
    • Beachfront
    • Water park
    • Beach
    • Swimming pool

  • Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant Sand

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Guests staying at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Room options at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Family

  • Yes, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.