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Top 10 Hotels in Karlstad

STF Hostel Karlstad
2 out of 5
Kasernhöjden 19, Karlstad
Free Cancellation
$76
per night
Dec 14 - Dec 15
3.8/5Good! (188 reviews)

"This was a super great place to stay! The staff was friendly and helpful. The morning breakfast was excellent. The room was spacious."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2019

STF Hostel Karlstad
Clarion Collection Hotel Drott
4 out of 5
Järnvägsgatan 1, Karlstad
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$88
per night
Dec 26 - Dec 27
4.3/5Excellent! (594 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Bonus of an evening meal included in the price. VEry convenient to railway station"…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Clarion Collection Hotel Drott
Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan
3.5 out of 5
Karlbergsgatan 3, Karlstad
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$88
per night
Dec 23 - Dec 24
4.3/5Excellent! (661 reviews)

"An excellent hotel. Close to everything. Staff was very accommodating. Rooms are comfortable and very quiet. This building used to be a prison, and they have kept the prison motif. Very historic. Breakfast buffet was ok. Not a huge selection, but adequate, and food was prepared nicely. I would stay ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan
Clarion Collection Hotel Plaza
4 out of 5
Västra Torggatan 2, Karlstad
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$88
per night
Dec 20 - Dec 21
4.1/5Very Good! (575 reviews)
A few days in Karlstad

"Comfortable hotel in typical Scandi style. All staff were excellent. Breakfast and the light evening meal included in the rate was a good touch. Could've done with a kettle though..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

Clarion Collection Hotel Plaza
Best Western Gustaf Fröding Hotel & Konferens
3 out of 5
Höjdgatan 3, Karlstad
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$64
per night
Dec 30 - Dec 31
3.8/5Good! (1,083 reviews)
On the road again

"Good value for the money and a great breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

Best Western Gustaf Fröding Hotel & Konferens
Scandic Karlstad City
3.5 out of 5
Drottninggatan 4, Karlstad
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$81
per night
Jan 5 - Jan 6
4.1/5Very Good! (418 reviews)
1 Star. For location.

"Really has gone down hill. Used to be my usual place to stay. No room service? Breakfast was terrible. Couldn’t eat it. Just really looks like they’re cutting corners."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Scandic Karlstad City
Scandic Winn
3.5 out of 5
Norra Strandgatan 9-11, Karlstad
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$66
per night
Dec 22 - Dec 23
4.2/5Very Good! (805 reviews)
highly recommended

"clean and new, worth the payment."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2019

Scandic Winn
First Hotel River C
3.5 out of 5
Tage Erlandergatan 10, Karlstad
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$90
per night
Dec 28 - Dec 29
4.2/5Very Good! (588 reviews)

"The blind in our room would only go up half way. It would have been nice to be able to appreciate the beautiful view."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2019

First Hotel River C
Scandic Klarälven
3 out of 5
Sandbäcksgatan 6, Karlstad
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$71
per night
Jan 2 - Jan 3
3.9/5Good! (373 reviews)
Good place

"Good location not to far to city center and nice nature. Good breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2019

Scandic Klarälven
First Camp Karlstad
3 out of 5
Skutberget, Karlstad
$43
per night
Jan 4 - Jan 5
3.7/5Good! (13 reviews)

"Saknade vatten. En mindre diskho med vatten hade varit superbra. Annars helt fantastiskt boende. Dåligt utbud på bröd. Fanns inget på morgonen. Kunde inte handla för att ta med under dagen."…"

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

First Camp Karlstad
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Visiting Karlstad

Visitors to Karlstad are sure to enjoy the riverfront. Tourists can also enjoy the city's monuments, golf courses, and forests.

  • There are 22 hotels and other accommodations in Karlstad
  • The closest major airport is in Karlstad (KSD), 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Karlstad

Cultural venues in the city include Sandgrund Lars Lerin, Varmlands Museum, and Wermland Opera. The city is notable for landmarks like Karlstad Cathedral, Ostra Bron, and Alsters Mansion. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Town Hall and Karlstad Congress Culture Centre.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 22 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Karlstad. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotell Nova - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff.
  • Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan - Our customers like the proximity to shopping and comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi.
  • Clarion Collection Hotel Drott - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Getting Around Karlstad

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Karlstad Central Station or Välsviken Station. Karlstad might not have many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Karlstad

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 43°F during the day and 19°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 69°F, while the average at night is 28°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 73°F with nighttime averages of 42°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 54°F and nighttime averages of 22°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Karlstad is 0.79 inches
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 69°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 20°F

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