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Top 10 hotels in Skien

Quality Hotel Grand Farris
4 out of 5
Storgata 38, Larvik
$111
per night
May 1 - May 2
18.48 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (332 reviews)
Highly recommend

"Great Spa facilities and staff was very helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Quality Hotel Grand Farris
Clarion Collection Hotel Bryggeparken
3.5 out of 5
Langbryggen 7, Skien
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$120
per night
Apr 18 - Apr 19
0.27 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (404 reviews)
Very pleasant hotel with lovely location

"Very good location, excellent service and very friendly and helpful staff. Nice free dinner each evening and good breakfast, also included. Lovely and clean rooms."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Clarion Collection Hotel Bryggeparken
Quality Hotel Skjaergarden
3 out of 5
Stathelleveien 35, Langesund, Bamble, Telemark
$119
per night
Apr 30 - May 1
14.27 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (329 reviews)
A Vacation Bonus

"Our stay at the Quality Hotel Skjaergarden was not in our original plans. We were in the area in order to take the ferry from Norway to Denmark. However, due to our GPS sending us around in a huge circle, we got there just in time to see our ferry depart. The ferry personnel recommended Quality. ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2019

Quality Hotel Skjaergarden
Clarion Collection Hotel Atlantic
3.5 out of 5
Jernbanealléen 33, Sandefjord
$109
per night
May 1 - May 2
22.4 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (478 reviews)

"I liked the close location to the train station, and the hotel itself was cool, part whaling/Sandefjord museum, it was very interesting to look around. Also, the breakfast and evening meal were very good and provided quite a variety to choose from."…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Clarion Collection Hotel Atlantic
Comfort Hotel Porsgrunn
3 out of 5
Kammerherrelokka 3, Porsgrunn, Telemark (county)
$115
per night
Apr 18 - Apr 19
5.03 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (72 reviews)

"The Hotel although located in a central part of town but its entrance is very difficult to find especially the entrance to the garage . the shutters remain closed but one does not know that it will automatically open when approached nearer."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

Comfort Hotel Porsgrunn
Bedroom for Rent - 500 Meters From Skien Center
Farris Bad
4 out of 5
Fritzøe Brygge 2, Larvik
$198
per night
May 10 - May 11
18.24 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (231 reviews)
Ahhhhh for the spa!

"After a marvellous drive from Lillehammer featuring brooding mountains, blooming wildflowers, lakes, forests, and fields, we arrived in Larvik and checked into the Farris Bad hotel that seems to straddle village and beach in a way that both both blends in and stands out. While our room on the second ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Farris Bad
Eco Farmhouse
2.5 out of 5
Åshammeren 55, Skien
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5.06 mi from city center
2.8/5 (5 reviews)
Et absolut must-try!

"Gården var fantastisk smuk og bestyrerene meget flinke og hjælpsomme. De friske æg fra hønsene på gården smagte fantastisk! Jeg vil klart anbefale alle at besøge Eco-Farmhouse, tag tid væk en stresset hverdag og fyld ferien med fiskeri, ridning, vollyball, bål og badning i stedet! OBS: På det ny-renoverede ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2015

Eco Farmhouse
Quality Hotel Grand Kongsberg
3.5 out of 5
Christian Augusts Gate 2, Kongsberg
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$109
per night
May 8 - May 9
31.86 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (324 reviews)

"Nothing so much to do around. Hotel overall is great. Especialy SPA area."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Quality Hotel Grand Kongsberg
Hotell Fritidsparken
3 out of 5
Moflatveien 59, Skien
$135
per night
Apr 15 - Apr 16
1.58 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (77 reviews)
Bra opphold

"Vi hadde et fint opphold på Fritidsparken hotell.Det var litt langt fra sentrum, men Meny var innen gangavstand.Flott m svømmemuligheter i Skien Fritidspark, men det hadde vært bedre om de var innenfor hotellets fire vegger. Lettvint m middag på hotellet, og den var temmelig bra. Koselig m peis i ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Hotell Fritidsparken
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Visiting Skien

Visitors can enjoy all that Skien has to offer including the hockey games, water parks, and ski areas. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its forests.

  • There are 6 hotels and other accommodations in Skien
  • The closest major airport is in Sandefjord (TRF-Torp), 22.9 mi (36.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Notodden (NTB), 28.2 mi (45.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Skien

The city's cultural venues include Telemark Museum and Henrik Ibsen Museum. Additionally, you might want to add Grenland Golf Club to your agenda.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 6 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Skien. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Clarion Collection Hotel Bryggeparken - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a fitness center, along with free WiFi.
  • Thon Hotel Hoyers - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi.
  • Hotell Fritidsparken - With a stay at this 3-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with free WiFi.

Getting Around Skien

To see more of the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Skien Station or Skien Hoppestad Station. Skien might not have many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Skien

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 41°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 24°F
  • From April to June, the average is 65°F during the day and 31°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 68°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 53°F as the daytime average and 27°F as the nighttime average
  • Skien gets about 1.26 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 65°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 25°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Skien?
Thon Hotel Hoyers is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other top choices based on reviews include Hotell Fritidsparken and Clarion Collection Hotel Bryggeparken.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Skien, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Skien.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Skien?
To find more details about updating your trip to Skien or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Skien?
Clarion Collection Hotel Bryggeparken is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families and features free buffet breakfast. Other choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Eco Farmhouse and Hotell Fritidsparken. Also attractions in the area like Badeparken and Foldvik Familypark are fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Skien?
Clarion Collection Hotel Bryggeparken is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a bar/lounge and WiFi for its human guests. Thon Hotel Hoyers is another good option for you and your pet.
What's the best place to stay near Grenland Golf Club?
Eco Farmhouse is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this guesthouse offers free WiFi and free parking. It’s located just a short 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Grenland Golf Club. Other good options within 5 miles include Thon Hotel Hoyers and Clarion Collection Hotel Bryggeparken.
What about the best place to stay close to Telemark Museum?
One of the top choices for your stay is Thon Hotel Hoyers, located next to Telemark Museum, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Clarion Collection Hotel Bryggeparken and Bedroom for Rent - 500 Meters From Skien Center are other good choices nearby.
What's the best boutique hotel in Skien?
Thon Hotel Hoyers is a favorite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Skien?
Eco Farmhouse is a guesthouse featuring free WiFi and free parking, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good choice is Thon Hotel Hoyers if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Grenland Golf Club during your trip.
What's the best accommodation for a winter vacation in Skien?
Based on our travel data, Eco Farmhouse is a top guesthouse for hitting the ski slopes, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your winter getaway include Clarion Collection Hotel Bryggeparken and Thon Hotel Hoyers.
What is the best hotel near Torp Airport (TRF)?
Torp Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel featuring free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located a short 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Torp Airport. Other good options near the airport include Scandic Park Sandefjord and Clarion Collection Hotel Atlantic.
How is it to stay in Skien?
Visitors can enjoy all that Skien has to offer including the hockey games, water parks, and ski areas. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its forests. In Skien, there are 6 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

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