Unique accommodation, living history.
The hotel boasts 19 unique, comfortable hotel suites in painstakingly restored historic buildings in one of the world's best preserved wooden towns. Each suite has a unique theme that tells of the town's rich maritime history. Here you can dream of living as a Risør citizen during the sailing ship era, but with the service and style you expect in a historic hotel.
The hotel’s founders interest for Risør’s rich seafaring history, maritime antiquities and finer antiques and décor resulted in a restoration of more than 15 listed houses in Risør town centre. The hotel has continued to evolve over the last 25 years, and is now also offering meeting and event facilities. In “The Consulate suite” dating from 1863, you will find the house's original wine cellar, a very comfortable living room, and dining room with room for 20 guests - perfect for a party with friends or family. From the living room you reach a large sunny terrace overlooking a beautiful garden with heated swimming pool.
Risør is famous for its seafood, and guests can order a delicious shellfish platter to enjoy in their suite. Breakfast can also be served in the room. There are several good bars and restaurants nearby.
The hotel has been awarded the St Olaf’s Rose quality mark by Norwegian Heritage and the county municipality’s building conservation prize.